The Weekend . . .

May 23, 2014

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5.23.14b~recipe for Rhubarb Raspberry Meringues with Pistachio Crumble~

Ah, the weekend arrives, a long weekend here in the states, and I am eager for it to begin. Bring on the sunshine, the leisure, the freedom and time for long walks with my dogs. Perhaps time to make the above meringue dessert – doesn’t it look delicious?

After the lawn has been mowed, the house cleaned and the work week put behind us, what is better than to just be, just enjoy our loved one’s company, celebrate and appreciate all that is going well. This week on the blog, readers made this post their favorite, but this post was a very close second.

With farmers’ markets beginning to burst with fresh produce and spring flowers, I can’t wait to peruse all of the offerings. Perhaps peonies will be found and certainly some fresh vegetables – lettuce, radishes and who knows what else.

In the meantime, here are a few links and articles you might enjoy reading or visiting:

~The FAQ page on TSLL has finally been updated! Click here to discover the answers to readers’ most often asked questions about the blog and myself.

~Vogue just released their June cover and Charlize Theron shines – have a look here.

~Have a look at what former Editor of The New York Times, Jill Abramson was up too after her controversial firing.  You might be surprised and impressed.

~Seven Lifestyle Tips Every Busy Woman Should Read from Vogue Living

With Memorial Day weekend kicking off, the sales too have begun, so in an effort to help save you a few pennies here and there, I have rounded up links and promo codes at sites you might wish to visit.


~DVF – an additional 30% off all sale items through May 26th with promo code SUMMER30

~Sweaty Betty – 20% off all dancewear with promo code DANCE20 through May 28th

~Equipment – an additional 20% off all sale items with promo code MDW20

~Nordstrom – Half-Yearly sale for Women’s & Kids (Spring markdowns on women’s & kids apparel, shoes, accessories and more), through June 1

~Neiman Marcus – The Real Deal sale, Save up to 40% off the latest styles in Sport Shop, Contemporary/CUSP, and Dress Collections, through May 26

~Gap – Take 40% off regular price styles with promo code EVENT, through May 26th

~Les Nouvelles – 20% off site wide with promo code STRIPES20, through May 26

~Joie – Receive an extra 20% off sale items through May 26th with promo code MDW20

~Urban Outfitters – The Get Out of Town Sale. Women can take an additional 25% off all dresses (this includes sale and full priced dresses). Men can take 25% off all shorts and tank tops (again includes sale and full prices)

~True Religion – 25% Off Select Styles through May 26th plus, Free Shipping!

~Barney’s Warehouse – Up to an Additional 40% off Select Styles

~French Connection – 30% off online and in stores. Plus free shipping for online purchases over $150, Use promo code: S14MEM, through Monday May 26th

Have a wonderful weekend, and enjoy a few moments to enjoy a simple pleasure or two. Bonjour!

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One thought on “The Weekend . . .

  1. This post is about the weekend, filled with family and food, and I love it! I’m planning on being in the kitchen much of the time. Please say a prayer for our troops and their families.

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