Saltine Toffee Bark Recipe

Posted on August 28th, 2015 by Lennore Merz

toffee bark

 I found out about Saltine toffee bark last January while attending a birthday party in San Francisco. The folks throwing the party are restaurateurs, and they are total foodies. This family had baked these delectable toffee treats as a gift for us. This toffee bark was such a hit, that the big tin was consumed by my family within a few days. I asked for the recipe, and decided to try it out for myself. I was surprised at how easy it was to make.

Warning – these are so good, that you will have to limit yourself to only a few pieces a day!

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Must-Have Outfits for Back to School

Posted on August 19th, 2015 by Lennore Merz

Dress with Stripe Top & Dancing Leaves Skirt and Tights

Dress with Stripe Top & Dancing Leaves Skirt and Tights

Enjoying the last few days of summer? The reality is that Fall is just around the corner. It’s time to think about back-to-school outfits! Le Top is a fresh go-to resource for your family’s back-to-school fashion needs.

Here at le Top, we have so many wonderful collections to choose from, so it’s hard for me to decide on the best pics for back-to-school. I’ve narrowed it down to a few, so read on to discover some of my personal favorites…

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Saying Goodbye to the Binky

Posted on August 11th, 2015 by Lennore Merz


Violet as a toddler, saying goodbye while sporting vintage Le Top

Violet as a toddler, saying goodbye while sporting vintage Le Top

Does your toddler have a life-long love of his pacifier? Is she approaching the age when it is best that this beloved companion disappears? Does the thought of him having to part with it cause you distress and anxiety? Transitions are never easy, but weaning from the binky is absolutely possible. We promise you will live through the experience, and your child will be just fine. With a lot of diligence, calm nerves and an abundance of patience, your child will be able to say goodbye to pacifiers forever!

When my daughter Violet was a toddler, I remember worrying about conquering this milestone. She absolutely loved her Schnullie (German word for pacifier), and I knew that parting with it was going to be a big task! My son never took to a binky (a blanket was his comfort item of choice), so I had no prior experience with this sort of thing! I spoke to other Moms about their tried and true methods of saying goodbye to the pacifier, and looked further online for some advice. Here are some of the options that I discovered…

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Darling of the Week: Calvin

Posted on August 4th, 2015 by Iliana


Our Darling of the Week is 3 ½ month-old Calvin! Pictured here looking handsome in this Le Top Baby outfit from his favorite store, P. Cottontail & Co. Read more on “Darling of the Week: Calvin” »

Darlings of the Week: Ellie and Thomas

Posted on July 28th, 2015 by Iliana

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This week we have two adorable darlings! Pictured above is Ellie and her brother Thomas dressed and ready for play in their coordinating Le Top outfits! Read more on “Darlings of the Week: Ellie and Thomas” »