This & That: July 31, 2020

Books to encourage you to slow down and become more content and productive (seems impossible, but it’s not!), a new olive oil subscription service, simple decor items that offer great signature style and comfort as well as sales, articles and much more. Books —The New Science of a Lost Art by James Nestor The essential […]

This & That: July 24, 2020

A feel-good film, an inspiring new podcast, a French film festival to enjoy wherever you call home, summer sales on essential clothing and kitchen tools and table linens, a new cookbook to inspire you to gather, a book for gardeners, book-lovers and much more. Books —Fear is a Four-Letter Wodr: How to Develop the Unstoppable […]

This & That: July 17, 2020

Books for every topic of interest – current events, gardening and cooking in France, history, friendship, travel, a woman’s journey, flowers and still more. Planning a getaway to the Cotswolds? Find a lovely luxurious cottage, the Duchess of Sussex’s recent hat of choice, the Duchess of Cambridge has also been donning her coveted style, articles […]

This & That: July 10, 2020

Sales on designer items to scoop up for your capsule wardrobe, the announcement of a much-anticipated Royal Style book, a new series for history buffs, new seasons of beloved series, new series of much-raved about series and much more. British Finds —Emma Bridgewater Sale, 40% off From her whimsical teacups and saucers to her playful […]

This & That: July 3, 2020

Hamilton has arrived in your living room, sales and sales and more sales, a political satire starring Steve Carell, escape to beautiful homes near the sea, a French cookbook and wine bar to put on your list, and oodles of articles to read for Francophiles and Anglophiles. Books —Diana Vreeland: Bon Mots, Words of Wisdom […]

This & That: June 26, 2020

Cookbooks for delicious baking recipes, Parisian decor, Miss Fisher’s movie, a course for flower lovers, a summer read to slip away into, chic summer evening attire, classic jazz music duets and much, much more. Beauty —La Bella Figura La Vie en Rose Illuminating Rose Oil If you follow photographer Jamie Beck on Instagram, you are […]

This & That: June 19, 2020

A new documentary to celebrate the fathers in our lives, a new-to-me French romantic comedy series that I am thoroughly enjoying, books for the fellow TSLL creatives, my Sunday morning basket, Nigella’s much-sought after evening gown, decor and clothing sales and much more. Books —At the Center of All Beauty: Solitude and the Creative Life […]

This & That: June 12, 2020

Two cookbooks that will take you to France and show you how simple cooking really can create the most delicious meals. A new novel translated from French to take you behind the scenes of the culinary world, a new series on AcornTV for Franny Fisher fans, the return of a Masterpiece favorite, sales, home decor […]

This & That: June 5, 2020

Books about a talented three Michelin star chef, the American library in Paris, how to make the most of the everyday and what birds can teach us about life and living. Clothing, baskets, plates and so much more as well as resources to help you further your knowledge with all that is going on in […]

This & That: May 29, 2020

A new film starring Tracee Ellis Ross that will premiere in your home this weekend, a new series for Anglophiles who want to tour the Great Estates of Britain, classic, cozy pajamas – you’ll find that here, a sale not-to-miss on my favorite vacuum, a book to take you to Lyon and explore the French […]

This & That: May 22, 2020, British-Inspired

Ooodles and oodles and OODLES of British-inspired books, decor, viewing material, travel focused articles, a tour of a beloved British fashion designer’s home, Judi Dench, Jane Austen, and just all sorts of cosy living decor and clothing that is on sale for Memorial Day. Books —Confessions of a Bookseller by Shaun Bythell Shaun Bythell’s first […]

This & That: May 15, 2020

Books about food, life, letting go, living and eating well, a packable classic rain coat for spring showers, delicate, simple scrumptious pajamas, a new book about Paris and podcasting, market baskets and even more. Books —The Lemonade Life: How to Fuel Success, Create Happiness and Conquer Anything by Zack Friedman Released last fall to high […]

This & That: May 8, 2020

Oodles of sales, books for baking, for antiquing, for birding, for wine drinking, a new documentary on Netflix, an upcoming art exhibit in the states of a famous French painter and so much more. Art Exhibit —Monet & Chicago While originally planned to open this month at the Art Institute of Chicago, the largest collection […]

This & That: May 1, 2020

Oh. My. Goodness. I have an ABUNDANCE of everything for you today. From what you see above – sales GALORE, a new novel that is a New York Times bestseller, a new book set in Paris, a new film all ages will love, a podcast I absolutely devoured and oodles of articles and videos you […]

This & That: April 24, 2020

A novel inspired by Jane Austen’s sister, a new French fashion house opens up an exhibit for all to enjoy, summer dresses that will be timeless for years, a must-have basket for gardeners, a new HBO comedy and much more. Books —Happiness is an Inside Job: Practicing for a Joyful Life by Sylvia Boorstein Ph.D. […]

This & That: April 17, 2020

Oodles of television series to watch, discover and enjoy; a book on philosophy tailored for you, the individual critical thinker; an older, but most-wortwhile film starring Annette Bening; a new art exhibit that is open now to everyone around the globe; impressive clothing sales and much, much more. Art Exhibits —Degas at the Opéra at […]

This & That: April 10, 2020

Two fun films, Julian Fellowes’ new series debuts, two cookware sales not to miss, a renowned French baker releases his second cookbook, lovers of antiques and Paris – I have a book for you, and a book for reinventing the path ahead as well as so much more. Books —In Our Prime: How Older Women […]

This & That: April 3, 2020

A food documentary not to miss, the return of a much-enjoyed salty CBS drama, Boden’s site-wide sale, Italian summer sandals, how to channel your inner-artist, Alice Waters’ daughter’s new book, Samin Nosrat’s new podcast and more! Books —Always Home: A Daughter’s Recipes and Stories (foreword by Alice Waters) by Fanny Singer If you love food, […]

This & That: March 27, 2020

A new set-in-France film, starring two renowned French actresses, a new series set in England, prints from an American photographer living in Provence, books old and new (all of them highly recommended and reviewed), for the baker – a necessity in the kitchen, a guide for what seeds to sow this spring for a delicious […]

This & That: March 20, 2020

A fun British series to dive into if you love the comfort of The Great British Bake-Off, sales are in abundance if you know what you need, decor books that take you to the English countryside and imagining the perfect kitchen, a novel that comes highly recommended, notecards for spring correspondence, the spatula I have […]

This & That: March 13, 2020

A Francophile podcast to help you dive deeper into French history, three new cookbooks, a film set in Britain about a moment in history that disrupted the patriarchy, Patrick Stewart on the piano and so much more. Books —The Catalyst: How to Change Anyone’s Mind by Jonah Berger After reading an excerpt of Jonah Berger’s […]

This & That: March 6, 2020

A new French-food-inspired cookbook, a beautiful tour of homes from Eyeswoon’s Athena Calderone (Jenna Lyons’ and Nate Berkus just to name a few!), a new film rendition of a Jane Austen classic, Monet comes to Atelier des Lumieres in Paris, timeless decor and entertaining details, a sale not to miss and so, so, so much […]

This & That: February 28, 2020

A new Julia Child series begins today on PBS, a book to offer inspiration regarding how to welcome your travel discoveries into your home, a memoir that takes readers to Paris, a new exhibit opens in Paris, and much, much more. Books —Ready or Not: Preparing Our Kids to Thrive in an Uncertain and Rapidly […]

This & That: February 21, 2020

A flash sale on closet staples, a playful cup & saucer, a new pre-spring collection to ready you for the warmer seasons just around the corner, two books to improve the quality of your everyday, a new novel for all of the Jane Austen fans out there and so much more! Books —The Artisan Soul: […]