Accessories add that finishing touch to a simple, yet signature outfit, but having too many accessories is well, too many. The balance will differ with each individual.
One woman's choice of cuffs or bangles, along with rings is just right, while for others, one more accessory beyond a single item is excessive.
But when it comes to Read More
Recently, Norman and I went out for a walk in the first real snowfall of the season, and I was asked by a reader on Instagram what I wear when I trek outside in the snow with my boys. So, today's Outfit of the Week was inspired!
Above you will see the boots I live in... Read More
Many fans of Ina Garden (aka The Barefoot Contessa) may already know about a particular website that stocks and sells Ina Garten's trusted and utilized kitchen and home goods. But just in case you did not, as was the case for me until recently, I'd like to introduce you to Cassandra's Kitchen.
Cintia Parsons & Cassandra... Read More
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"The fundamental purpose of living simply luxuriously is to discover what we uniquely can offer the world if only we would have the courage to shed the layers of expectation that do not align with our authentic selves. In so doing, we discover the amazing person we have the potential to become through the revelation... Read More
“Trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.” ― Molière
I have burnt up three tea kettles in my history of loving tea which has been a mere 15 years long. No, there wasn't a fire or any big catastrophe, but I can become quite engrossed in projects, and sometimes when I would neglect to... Read More
~This recipe was the weekly Petit Plaisir inspired by the topic discussed in episode #234 of the podcast - Becoming Your Best Self: Embracing the Transformation Process
Last week I was exhausted and happy all at the same time, and of course, I was also hungry. It was Wednesday, and as many of you know, Tuesday... Read More
Wearing boots, whether the classic knee high, more trendy slouch or sock, and the regularly seen and lauded ankle, is a sign that fall and winter are upon us. And much like pulling out our favorite sweaters, pulling out our favorite boots is an annual opportunity to shift our style and make old outfits new. Read More
~The Laws of Human Nature by Robert Greene
Bestselling author Robert Greene's new book dives into the laws of the social creatures that humans are and how to understand our emotions, understand how our empathy can lead to deeper insight and much more along the road to a deeper and more enjoyable and successful journey through Read More
~L'Occitane Lavender Foaming Bath (travel size or full size), 20% off for an extended Cyber Monday sale - use promo code CYBER~
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~Olivia Von Halle floral-print silk-satin pajama set (more colors available)~
~The Museum of Modern Love by Heather Rose~
~Pine Cone Hill Stone Washed Linen Robe Read More
In June's issue of Elle Decor France, an article inspired by the 20th anniversary of Sex and the City shares what Carrie Bradshaw's apartment may look like now, only in France (and written in French too - practice!).
I have shared some of my favorite rooms in this week's Decor Inspiration post, and as you will Read More
Yep, I have started to play my favorite holiday music, and my goodness have I been giving my vocal chords a workout. I mean, singing along with Idina Menzel, and then low with Louis and ewwing and "baby"ing with Mariah, my ears are ready for a break (and I am sure Norman's and Oscar's are Read More
Choosing to wear a cable knit sweater is a classic choice, but it need not be lacking style. As shown above, pair with a slimming midi skirt, wear over skinny jeans to create a balance of oversized and slim or layer along with more of-the-season items such as the en vogue boot style or signature Read More
The sales continue today and are expected to be especially generous. Below I have rounded up more than two handfuls of online destinations I regular shop at and share here on TSLL blog. Each are offering pretty sweet deals. But before you begin, be sure to read my recent post on shopping smart this holiday Read More