This & That: September 17, 2021

Oodles of films, art and artist documentaries, documentaries to take you to France, a new film about books and writing, the return of Apple’s top drama series, AND the GBBO is back for new bakes in the tent, plus books on understanding the gift of simply eating well, a praised novel from 2020, a must-see […]

This & That: September 10, 2021

Soooo many great new cookbooks, the film being released today that Rotten Tomatoes gave 96%, the new-to-me facial oil I have added to my skincare regimen (and am loving!), the French rain boot that may just take the place of your favorite Hunter wellies, two premieres of television series (one new, one loved), as well […]

This & That: September 3, 2021

More fall capsule wardrobe finds, two films that come critically acclaimed being released today, a much-anticipated novel being released on Tuesday, a book to inspire and teach you how to create the change you seek, step into the kitchen with Kitchen Whisperers, a travel necessity for anyone who wears AirPods, and much more. Books —Beautiful […]

This & That: August 27, 2021

Books to take you to the south of France, to a small English village bookshop, tips on boosting your everyday vitality as well as finding time and the benefit of pausing more regularly to reclaim your creativity. A few clothing items to whet your palate for TSLL’s upcoming Fall Shopping Guide, a British historical series […]

This & That: August 20, 2021

A new Netflix series critics are praising starring Sandra Oh, a favorite duo returns, three top summer reading books to savor the final month of the season, clothing items to prep the fall capsule wardrobe, the U.S. Open is about to begin, so two new tennis books are being released after much anticipation and a […]

This & That: August 13, 2021 – French Week Edition

Soooo many great new French films, a new exhibit in Paris of an American photographer, a recommended French beauty product, French épicierie items available in the states, two podcasts to listen to, virtual tours around Paris with wonderful guides (they’re free! the tours, the guides are not for sale ;)), an old favorite book and […]

This & That: August 6, 2021

A handful of contemplative films – new and loved, Sundance and Cannes praised, critic praised and TSLL praised :). Lovely finds and sales for home décor to add a subtle touch of personality. A new book to inspire and concretely guide you to a more fulfilling use of your finite time. Barbra’s new album! An […]

This & That: July 30, 2021

A new British series adapted by Emily Mortimer arrives for viewing in the U.S., simple, timeless terracotta décor, Martin Short and Steve Martin pair up with Selena Gomez in a film to watch, fantastic sales on items for the upcoming fall season, a new novel critics are raving about and bibliophiles as well as Anglophiles […]

This & That: July 23, 2021

The return of a favorite comedy series, a sale on the classic French Breton stripes, a new film inspired by a true story, the kick-off of the Olympics, books for décor guidance, working with Mother Nature in your backyard, inspiration for living well, and a simple, yet must-have beauty item for your daily routine. Yep, […]

This & That: July 16, 2021

The premiere of a new documentary many are talking about, a historical fiction novel that will keep you on your toes, returning to the art of Paris to solve two more murders in a favorite series, a new-to-Britbox beloved classic series starring John Nettles, a new Anglophile podcast to tune in to, sales on timeless […]

This & That: July 9, 2021

Sales for summer clothing, and a dress I just bought and LOVE, but also THE annual sale many have been patiently waiting for, a playful series all about wine, a bestselling novel in France and Italy in 2020, now translated for English-readers to enjoy as well, a new summer romance film premiering this month, a […]

This & That: July 2, 2021

Summer cool and simple style ideas, two, three, actually FOUR laugh-out-loud series to enjoy (two are in French), sales for clothing and décor not to miss, a new documentary critics are in agreement is quite awesome, books for living a more productive and peace-filled life as well as a unique memoir involving dogs and London, […]

This & That: June 25, 2021

A mini-French Week post of sorts as an annual event begins, a new documentary on a favorite drink of choice, and a classic documentary returns for a short period of time. As well, discover more than a few summer capsule wardrobe staples, books for decor, strengthening your well-being, gardening made simple and much more. Books […]

This & That: June 18, 2021

Oodles of new television series and new seasons, even new feel-good films to usher us into a new season. A book to take you high above Paris, British gardens, Paris real estate and Cézanne comes to the states for the summer. Books, cookbooks, summer totes, linen clothing and still much, much more. Books —Fierce Self-Compassion: […]

This & That: June 11, 2021

Wonderful premieres for films and television series, books to take you to Italy (two!), London and France. A vintage decor find for the tea lover, let the travel bug loose with a new Rick Steves’ video, timeless, chic clothes for summer and much, more more. Books —The Bookseller of Florence: The Story of the Manuscripts […]

This & That: June 4, 2021

Two cookbooks – one to inspire your next must-needed dinner party with friends, the other perfect for seeking inspiration from the garden for food and drinks. A new film critics are raving about, that perfect summer straw hat and linen shirt, the return of a favorite French series, figure out exactly what makes up Perfect […]

This & That: May 28, 2021 (+ Memorial Day Sales)

Books on style, pizza, Paris, positive body talk and eating well the globe and ourselves. A hilarious new British comedy, Memorial Day sales – links and promo codes, new music, a new comedy from Tina Fey, a new drama series, summer styles to keep you cool and chic, and still much more. Books —Anne of […]

This & That: May 21, 2021 – British Week

It is British Week on TSLL blog, and that means this week’s This & That is predominantly full of Britsh-finds. From books, to films, to more books, classic British clothing brands, accoutrements for tea, a comedic television series, a new mystery series, décor items and we cannot forget the cookbooks! But there is still more. […]

This & That: May 14, 2021

Overflowing with oodles of new and worth-viewing television series, books for travel, décor, non-fiction and fiction. My go-to favorite stocked fleur de sel in my épicerie, summer styles, Burgundy wines and still, so much more. Books —Design Secrets: How to design any space and make it your own by Kit Kemp Winner of House & […]

This & That: May 7, 2021

Books to inspire a healthy, long life, a new art exhibit at Musée de Luxembourg, the return of two favorite series – one reality, one a cosy murder mystery, the perfect gift for the cheese lover, the premiere of a new mini-series starring Lily James, Monty’s new and updated ultimate gardening book, items for your […]

This & That: April 30, 2021

Films, books, classic spring capsule wardrobe items, unique and signature items for the home, an abundance of British-finds as TSLL’s 3rd annual British Week is only a few weeks away and still there is much more. Books —How to Change: The Science of Getting From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be by […]

This & That: April 23, 2021

A book to change your next life choice and elevate the quality of your one and only journey, two cookbooks – one French inspired and one from a beloved British cook, an Indie film which received high praise at Sundance this year (and what I am looking forward to watching this weekend), items for your […]

This & That: April 16, 2021

Food, food, food! From books about food travel, food from the past, chefs from today and a podcast about moments around the table. Also, a celebration focused on all things Julia Child, a long-running comedy series premieres its final season; everyday, timeless capsule wardrobe accessories and a film to remind us all that Monday will […]

This & That: April 9, 2021

Mysteries abound – the real, the fictional, set in France, set in England. So many! A new magazine for discovering sophisticated inspiration for adorning your home and your life, capsule wardrobe items on great discount as well as worth investing in, books for inspiring you to embrace and enjoy the journey as well as help […]