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—The Mindful-Based Eating Solution: Proven Strategies to End Overeating, Satisfy Your Hunger and Savor Your Life by Lynn Rossy PhD
This summer a handful of episodes of the podcast have focused on food, eating well and savoring the bounty of seasonal produce and recognizing that we can eat delicious and dreamed about food so long as we know where to find real flavor. Receiving rave reviews after having just been released, Dr. Lynn Rossy offers proven ideas for slowing down, savoring our food thereby causing us to eat less. Addressing emotional eating and eating out of boredom, mindful eating is an approach that will not only improve your eating but your entire approach to living well.
If you are ever in London, ride the metro to Piccadilly station and walk the few blocks to Fortnum & Mason. It is a dream of a grocer, as well as offering multiple restaurants and a tea room, the food is a luxurious experience simply to observe and wander about in. This past May they released their first Cook Book which is already a bestseller in England. Full of wisdom about historic British cuisine, it also includes modern approaches to classic British dishes.
With the arrival of Bon Appétit’s latest issue, they announced their new sister website – Basically. The site is clean, simple and streamlined, full of clear images to help you in the kitchen make delicious, seasonal food (a perfect resource to this week’s episode of the podcast).
—How to Make a French Family: A Memoir of Love, Food and Faux Pas by Samantha Vérant
A memoir of reality meeting fairy tales. Samantha Vérant is from Chicago, and upon marrying her husband who was a widower with children, she moved to southern France. However, all doesn’t go as she had dreamt. Enjoy reading her journey and see France from a fresh new perspective.
Sturdy, quality straw totes made in a variety of sizes with two different ribbon options (black or white). Available for international purchase, have a look and welcome a timeless accessory for your summer market perusing.
The wash, the length, the fit, these jeans are ready to be worn for summer and casual outings. Wear with flats, where with sneakers, where with heels to dress them up. The options are truly endless.
It is travel season, and having just returned from a getaway for a few days, having a travel tote stocked and ready makes the time away more enjoyable while there and upon returning. As well, the clear material enables you to find what you want when you first reach into the bag which is always nice and simple. There are two different sizes, and the prices are nice and affordable. Be sure to have a look.
~recipe for Beet, Avocado and Fried Goat Cheese Salad~
What a week it has been, what a beautiful, wonderful week it has been. Some sun, some agitating thunder and then some sweet, much anticipated rain. Beginning with walks on the coast on Long Beach to returning to Bend and savoring a summer storm, we are in the throes of summer at the moment, that is certainly for sure.
I wanted to take a moment and thank a TSLL reader, Suzi for bringing to my attention a lovely inclusion of The Simple Sophisticate podcast on The EveryGirl’s website in their 10 podcasts that will transform your commute. I was tickled to see the podcast was included as the company was quite talented. Be sure to check it out and discover more podcasts to put in your listening line-up.
Well, July is about to wrap up. How has it gone for you? Hopefully, you had some time to get away, slow down or simply enjoy many moments to breathe and relax. I can hardly believe August is nearly here, but indeed it is. And so too will this upcoming eighth month be amazing if we set out minds that it shall be. Below you will find a long list of articles I found intriguing this past week. I do hope you enjoy, and until Monday, bonne journée!
~Could it be possible it isn’t your fear of failure but rather your fear of success that is holding you back? Find out if it’s true in this article.
~Simple, doable advice from Richard Branson on the method to being more productive . . . and it’s only two words. Find out what those two words are here.
~These are worth checking out. I absolutely love #1 and couldn’t agree more. 21 Behaviors That Will Make You Brilliant at Creativity and Relationships
~5 Ways to Become Your Best Self . . . so simple, each just takes conscious effort and planning
~Let these four things go – 4 Distractions You Must Stop Stressing Over if You Want to Succeed
~Perhaps all of us introverts should share this article with our significant others – 6 Great Reasons to Date an Introvert
~Traveling to France soon and don’t know much of the language? Read this article and discover the 40 Essential French Phrases to Master Before You Head Off to France
~This weekend’s breakfast idea – Cracking the Code of the French Omelet
~Moving on to Italy, discover what it is really like to live as an expat in Florence, Italy