This & That: May 17, 2019

May 17, 2019

Cookbook

Modern Lunch: +100 Recipes for Assembling the New Midday Meal by Allison Day

With plant-forward recipes from the blogger behind Yummy Beat, discover new, inpired ways to update your lunch. Inspired by the seasonal fare and her travels around the globe, discover simple, delicious and healthy recipes to add to your midday eating repertoire.

Where Cooking Begins: Uncomplicated Recipes to Make You a Great Cook by Carla Lalli Music

As a food director at Bon Appetit, Carla Lalli Music shares six seasonal cooking methods to streamline the cooking techniques that will make you feel comfortable in the kitchen and enjoy your time working your magic with your food.

Film

Wild Nights with Emily

I just learned about this new film starring Molly Shannon as the American poet Emily Dickinson, and as it is being shown here in Bend this coming week, I think I might have to check it out. With more of a humorous approach, the plot is inspired by Dickinson’s private letters and is described by critics as “vibrant, irreverent and tender–a perhaps closer depiction of Emily Dickinson’s real life than anything seen before”. Have a look at the trailer below.

Francophile Find

Call My Agent

After reading this profile article of Tracee Ellis Ross, and enjoying learning of her love for shopping, she also brought to my attention a show I have been meaning to watch on Netflix, but have yet to begin. No longer. I have viewed the first episode, and think you might enjoy it as well. Call My Agent is a French comedy series set in France (with subtitles) following three talent agents who have to scramble to keep their star clients happy and their business afloat. Premiering in 2015 and now with three seasons available to view on Netflix, I think you will enjoy, if you haven’t begun to do so already.

Kitchen

Solid Copper Beating Bowl, 2 Qt.

Earlier in the week I shared simple tips for keeping your copper polished, and with this copper mixing bowl available under $40, perhaps you have found your next copper treasure!

Shopping

J.Crew Sale, 35% off Wear-Now (Summer) Styles

If you are getting ready for summer and need to find a swimsuit or one more dress for that certain occasion, be sure to stop by J.Crew this weekend. Use promo code HISUMMER to save 35% off full priced items such as the white midi eyelet dress seen above, every swimsuit on site and this halter linen-blend dress that caught my attention in light blue.

Mille Beau Shirt in Aventine

A vibrant blouse made of a silk-blend, if you are looking for a pop of color, you may have found it.

Theory Memorial Day Sale (yep, it’s early)

Running through May 26th, save up to 60% off at Theory, no code required. I have shared a few items in the image at the top of the post, but I especially am drawn to the 3 1/2″ leather pumps that have been slashed in price (available in three colors). Pick up a classic blazer, either for summer or winter, and save an abundance.

~Rhubarb and Strawberry tartlets – a TSLL recipe~

The weekend is here, and this weekend in particular has been a weekend I have been excited to see arrive as it kicks of TSLL’s first annual British Week!

As seen below, Inslee has created a beautiful image with the quintessential British details that always seem to come to mind when I think of the English countryside to help with this new yearly event. Be sure to stop by Sunday morning when it will all begin.

And with that, let’s start enjoying the weekend, shall we? Below I have compiled a list of a few articles you might enjoy as well as a 30-minute video on books and reading you may enjoy. Wishing you a lovely few days of rest, sunshine, relaxation and fun. Until Sunday! Bonne journée!

~Anne Shirley fans – Verily shared this article about what Anne taught them about navigating relationships and it’s worth reading

~A Claude Monet painting was sold at auction this week in New York City and set records [France 24]

~An assessment of why we buy when we buy, Zen Habits suggests Buying Too Much Stuff is Driven by Uncertainty

~The New Rules of Middle Age, Written by Women [The Wall Street Journal]

~10 Rules of a Creative worth reading for those of us courageously sharing a piece of ourselves with the world [Atelier Doré]

~And this week’s video is for the bibliophiles here at TSLL, which I think is everyone ;), How to Read More Books in the Golden Age of Content (there is some crass language, but overall, it’s a fun view)



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