The Weekend . . .

Apr 20, 2012

Very much like the Saint Bernard above, I want to set the weekend free and wrap up the work week, oh and to indulge in fresh sweet homemade desserts would be quite lovely as well.

How has your week been? Hopefully productive, as there is so much comfort and sound sleep to be had when we know we’ve given it our best, brought closure to some projects and know there is something to look forward to enjoying as the weekend begins.

This weekend will have me staying home, adding a few finishing touches to my herb garden and basking in what is supposed to be quite warm spring weather.

If your week has been a whirlwind, here is a look back on the blog and what you’ve missed:

*Make Your Life a Formal Affair – based on my most recent read Lessons from Madame Chic

*Style Inspiration: Simple & Chic

*My Idea of Paradise – shared on favorite decor blog My Paradissi

*This & That: No. 4 – news, fashion and Paris

*My Kind of Tee-Shirt – nautical, linen and on sale!

*JENESEQUA – April 2012 Issue – Bridal, Spring Fashion, Inspiration & Decor

*Why Not . . . Stop Multi-Tasking?

This week’s newsletter – issue #97 – click here to read.

With the goal of doing one thing at a time this weekend and savoring as many moments of possible, I hope you as well will be able to lose yourself in many beautiful moments over the next few days.  Until Monday, bonjour.


Images:  (1) pinterest (2) pinterest

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  1. I don’t always comment, but I luuuurve reading your blog 🙂

    This week you’ve inspired me to start thinking about how I can make life a little more formal to add a touch of glamour 🙂

    I love the idea of having classical music playing in the house and I’m wondering, where could I wear heels a little more often? Anyways, you’ve got me thinking about how to enjoy life in important but little ways more often and that’s a good thing.

    Enjoy your weekend,x

  2. I love your thoughts Shannon. Earrings and a scarf always make me feel “finished”

    A beautifully scented lit candle…delightful.

    So, this weekend; I am getting together with a friend who is a jewelry designer for lunch and have a birthday party to attend .

    I have a $100 Giveaway from Soft Surroundings on my site if you would like to enter!!

    Art by Karena

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The Weekend . . .

Jan 20, 2012

With black and white images that lend themselves to so much more romance and intrigue, I am dreaming of Paris, getting lost in the process of feeling beautiful and the confidence that is awakened when we allow ourselves to be pampered.

Yes, the weekend is here and whether you are dreaming of Paris, like myself, or able to dance along its streets, may we all find the magic that these two days offer up. This past week in the Pacific Northwest have allowed for two snow days which I have lapped up and devoured as it allowed me more time in front of my computer, talking, working and dreaming with all of you.  I hope for you as well, this work week has been exactly as you had hoped it would be.

Here is a look back on the past week on The Simply Luxurious Life:

*My List of Best Dressed at the 2012 Golden Globes Red Carpet

*Vogue US – February 2012 – Taylor Swift

*Brown & Black – Style Inspiration

*Why Not . . . Recognize the Stages in Making a Lifestyle Change?

*Reese Witherspoon – Elle US – February 2012

*6 Essentials to Create a Life of True Accomplishment

Well, if you are in the middle of winter’s furry, it sometimes can become frustrating as it can alter plans; however, it can also offer up opportunities, as long as we have the right perspective to see it as such.  With that in mind, have a lovely weekend, and until Monday, bonjour.

Images: (1) champagneporn: (2) stellaresque42

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  1. Was du gesagt hast gemacht sehr viel Sinn. Aber, darüber nachzudenken, was wäre, wenn Sie ein wenig Inhalt hinzugefügt? Ich meine, ich möchte nicht sagen, wie in einen Blog laufen, aber was, wenn Sie etwas hinzugefügt, um vielleicht bekommen Völker Aufmerksamkeit? Genau wie ein Video oder ein Bild oder zwei zu bekommen. Um dieses Niveau zu Ihrer jeweiligen Pflicht Geld-zurück-Garantie zu untersuchen, besuchen Sie die Preise Webseiten als Ergebnis der Suche nach all dem ganzen Google-Suche.

  2. J’aime la façon dont vous intégrez les deux organismes en un seul, est un exercice important dans la créativité et une difficulté supplémentaire de cette série, d’intégrer consevando humaine et animale ou végétale et forme l’essence de chacun. Il s’agit d’une série impressionnante.

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The Weekend . . .

May 20, 2011

I feel like the girl in this image – carefree, dancing in a clean house with a sigh of relief that the weekend has arrived and with it an opportunity to strive ahead with all of the might I can muster.

Are you as happy to see the weekend as I am? After sprucing up the yard, sweeping the porch and straightening the house, the next few days are mine, and I tend to revel in every minute.  With some time to sit down and write, some yoga and a new Barefoot Contessa, I will be in my element.

The past week on The Simply Luxurious Life has been busy, but good busy, and if you haven’t had an opportunity to look at the last few posts, here is a look back:

*Why Not  . . . Be A Confident, Single Woman?

*10 Ways to Strengthen Self-Worth

*Guest Post on Sugar & Spice The Power of Being Well-Dressed

*64th Cannes Film Festival – 2nd Week

Financial Food for Thought – When to Splurge, When to Save

*Another reason to shop at J.Crew – Prabal Gurung & J.Crew

*Oprah’s Final Farewell – A Preview

*Show Fix: A Luxury & A Bargain (flat knee-high boots & leopard flats)

For those about to travel – Travel Tote Packing List

A book I think you’ll love – Bonjour, Happiness! – Book Review

And if you haven’t read this week’s The Simply Luxurious Life newsletter, click here to read issue #49.

Have a beautiful weekend, and thank you very much for stopping by.  I appreciate your time more than you know whether you are just stopping by for your first visit or have been a reader for some time. I am very grateful.  So until Monday, au revoir!

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