First Birthday Cake

Posted on May 22nd, 2015 by Lennore Merz

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Oh, the sheer fun of a first birthday!  What a joyous occasion – the 1st year celebration of your little bundle of joy!  For those health-conscious Moms who are hesitant to introduce a sugary cake for the first time, there is a great recipe that I used when my daughter, Violet, celebrated her first birthday.

The cake was a huge hit with both the birthday girl, and the guests alike.  It is sweetened with apple juice, and honestly, the cake tastes so good that you won’t realize it’s a sugar-free cake!

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Le Top Darling of the Week: Owen

Posted on May 18th, 2015 by Iliana

Our Darling of the Week is 3-month-old Owen!  He’s happy, easy-going and ready for some summer fun in his sunnies and Le Top ‘Fire Chief’ collection romper. This fun interactive romper features a fire truck applique that reaches around the back and includes a 3-D flap that lifts to reveal a puppy inside — perfect for pint-sized heros! Read more on “Le Top Darling of the Week: Owen” »

Quiet Family Time – Movie Night

Posted on May 13th, 2015 by Lennore Merz



This time of year, kid’s schedules tend be packed with year-end recitals, sports tournaments, preschool graduations, and other end-of-year activities.  Are you looking for a way to unwind and relax with the family?  Why not cozy up with the kids and enjoy an old-school film?  There is a myriad of family movies to choose from these days – films that have great messages, are beautifully done, and have wonderful story lines.  As much as I can appreciate new flicks with high-tech computer graphics, in my opinion there’s nothing like sitting down to watch an old-fashioned, classic family movie.

Here are a few of my personal favorites, which are perfect for toddlers:

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Le Top Darling of the Week: Olivia

Posted on May 11th, 2015 by Iliana

Our Darling of the Week is 4-month-old Olivia! Pictured here looking as sweet as can be in our stunning ‘Watermelon Cutie’ sunsuit — nothing says summer like watermelon! Her happy and smiley personality suit her well! Read more on “Le Top Darling of the Week: Olivia” »