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 no doubt Read More
Friday June 26, 2020
Today is a new post, and while I cannot say for sure if I will post my Sunday morning tray each week as I have been on Instagram, I am sure that I am moving away from Instagram when it comes to posting about my Sunday morning ritual. Whenever I post a Sunday Morning pic,... Read More
Sunday June 21, 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... Read More
Friday June 19, 2020

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One of my favorite muffins to enjoy during the middle of the week when I need some extra energy and don't want to give myself oodles of sugar, but still something sweet is the Morning Glory muffin. One of our local bakeries here in Bend makes a wonderful Morning Glory muffin, but it is not... Read More
Wednesday June 10, 2020


Bring forth what you know, and savor your unique gifts as well as share them with others. London-based antiques-textiles dealer Susan Deliss followed just such a maxim when she and her husband re-redecorated their eighteenth-century Burgundy country home purchased 14-years ago. The talent exuded of knowing how to match prints and combine seemingly bright colors... Read More
Thursday April 30, 2020
Perhaps you have seen them too, ever so subtly the background character that is in many British films and shows set in the country. The plot finds its way to a garden, and the person is holding a wooden basket perhaps full of flowers freshly cut or vegetables they have just picked. This is the... Read More
Wednesday June 17, 2020
Discover 20 Ways
to Infuse Your Love for the
French and British Culture
into Your Everyday Life
Begin living simply luxuriously as you tailor your days to align with your passions to cultivate a life of true contentment.

~Sophia Webster White Cassia embroidered leather wedge espadrilles OR Canfora Pamela Capri sandals (more colors)~ ~Nicholas White Troy belted linen midi dress OR Zimmermann Offwhite Znnia embroidered cotton-voile midi dress~ ~A.W.A.K.E. Beige Liv quilted faux leather tote OR ~ Chanel Vintage CC Straw Tote~ ~The Discovery of France: A Historical Geography by Graham Robb SHOP THE OUTFIT: Read More
Tuesday June 16, 2020
Thursday morning the rain fell. It fell gently and well, and only for a short amount of time. In fact, as it was early in the morning before the neighborhood had woken up, I thought it was the sound of the sprinklers, but no, it was a lusciously, yummy rain. Oh, I thought to myself, Read More
Saturday June 13, 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 Read More
Friday June 12, 2020
"Buy well. Buy slowly." —British interior designer Rita Konig Finally, I have a décor mentor and guide, and I am so excited to introduce this opportunity to you as well. Taking on the task of decorating your sanctuary is no small decision or small job. It is really a job of a lifetime. And while it may Read More
Thursday June 11, 2020
The summer holiday is about to begin as school will celebrate its last official day of the current school year at the end of this week. The shift into the summer work schedule has always been one of my ability to give full attention to TSLL in a variety of forms - the annual French Read More
Tuesday June 09, 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 Read More
Friday June 05, 2020
Complete with an Aga to custom cabinetry and a large window-side soaking tub, this refurbished farmhouse turned family home in Oxfordshire offers sophistication and simplicity. The plush striped cushions in the kitchen, such a simple detail, drew me into the space immediately. Matching with the nearby window seat, I could easily linger in this space for Read More
Thursday June 04, 2020