Whiskey Cake Impresses!

I was pleasantly surprised by the new addition to Plano called Whiskey Cake.  Since I’m known amongst my friends as a locavore (a person who are interested in eating food that is locally produced),  I was recommended this place because it is known for its farm-to-kitchen cooking and boosts local grass & grain fed cattle. From the folks […]

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Rid Yourself of Split Ends

I sat down with Jeff O’Neil, celebrity hair stylist and creative director at Lure Salon in West Village. If you haven’t sat in Jeff’s chair, you are missing out! Not only does he do amazing work with scissors, but he also is in-the-know about fashion, celebrities and HAIR PRODUCTS. He shared one tip with me […]

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FREE Birthday Gifts to You!

Today’s my birthday and like many of you, you like to treat yourself to some good food, drink, sweets and spa services. Many offer free or discounted goodies in honor of your big day. Some of my favorites require you to subscribe to their e-mail lists, but the reward is worth it! Ben & Jerry’s […]

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FREE FryDay & Other Hot News

As a mom who frequents Chick-fil-A, I’m excited to see them expand their breakfast menu to offer the Spicy Chicken Biscuit. The Spicy Chicken Biscuit revealed itself to be the same spicy chicken patty Chick-fil-A uses for lunch, minus the bun and pickles. Did you know that they prepare their biscuits in house? The Feast […]

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Facelogic: "Purely Affordable"

After watching Hilary Kennedy‘s Weekly Fashion Update featuring Facelogic, I thought I should check out this really “affordable” spa. I was escorted to private room by Kelly Bertrand, a skincare therapist, where a zero gravity chair awaits. If you haven’t sat on one, oh my! Zero gravity chairs takes the pressure off of your lower […]

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How Big is Starbucks Trenta?

“Trenta” means thirty in Italian. Starbucks announced earlier this year their largest-ever drink size: the TRENTA. Right now, it is only offered for iced coffees, iced teas and iced lemonades. But how big is it? Have any of you tried a Starbucks Trenta and lived to tell the tale?

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Bravo’s Top Chefs Must-Have Ingredients

Last night, I was the host and provided commentary on a “Quickfire Challenge” between Top Chef Season 7 contestants Tiffany Derry & Ed Cotton to benefit Dallas Furniture Bank. If you are not familiar with Bravo’s Top Chef, a Quickfire Challenge is where the chefs must create a seafood dish in 20-minutes. They are able […]

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Boho Influences Spring Trends

Last night PinkMemo hosted “The Front Row: Trend Event – Boho Chic” at Neiman Marcus’ flagship store in Downtown Dallas. Almost Famous meets Jane Austen is this Spring 2011 trend, where ruffles and lace join forces with sequins and shells for a fresh take on the sometimes over-played boho chic. PinkMemo described the Spring 2011 to be “brilliant […]

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Rosebud’s Restaurant Is Sweetness

Officially known as Rosebud’s Giftique & Bakery, the sweet little family-owned cafe was packed at lunch time when I decided to dine. The restaurant serves homemade soups, salads & sandwiches, and the bakery counter is full of freshly made brownies, cookies, cakes & ice box pies. There were a couple of regulars who told me that they […]

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Kidville: Where "The Cool Kids" Are

Kidville offers a wide range of developmental classes including Little Maestros, Run Wiggle Paint & Giggle, My Big Messy Art Class, Big Muscles for Little Babies, Big Muscle Workout, Kidville Sports and yogees yoga 4 kids with Taylor Yoss. This location will also feature Play Village, two Big Muscles Gym, retail boutique and birthday parties. Silver Membership is […]

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