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Why Not … Be a Feminist?

6 Reasons and Myths Debunked {Why Not … Be a Feminist?}

6.25.14a “I have chosen to no longer be apologetic for my femaleness and my femininity. And I want to be respected in all of my femaleness because I deserve to be.” – writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, from her TEDx talk We Should All Be Feminists

Upon seeing the post title, some may have unfortunately chosen not to read further as popular talking heads in our culture have demonized the term feminism,…

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Decor Inspiration: London Chic

{Decor Inspiration: London Chic}

Rose Uniacke's home in London

British interior designer and trained furniture restorer, Rose Uniacke, who just happens to have ties to France (couldn’t hurt, right?), has earned the respect of fellow UK interior talents with her impressive abilities to source unique antique furniture from the 18th to mid-20th century as displayed in this London home. From the chandeliers to the armchairs to the wooden settee in the hallway,…

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Giveaway - Misoui Leather Tote

{Giveaway - Misoui Leather Tote}


A classic tote is a wonderful essential handbag to have in any person’s wardrobe. So when Misoui reached out to me last month with the invitation to give away one of their organic leather shopper totes, I was giddy to bring this opportunity to the readers of TSLL.

The Molly Simple Shopper (brown)is handcrafted and made of sturdy, supple leather. With a roomy interior, a laptop, reading material…

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Under the Weather


My apologies for not posting this past weekend’s Petit Plaisir or today’s Monday’s Motivation. The last few days I have been stuck in bed with a lingering fever, and I can’t seem to shake it. Rest assured, I’ll be back as soon as I am able. In the meantime, be sure to enter a fantastic giveaway sponsored by Misoui leather goods here.


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Propitious & Rejuvenescent

Lupita shines on the cover of Vogue July … {Propitious & Rejuvenescent}


~recipe for Chocolate Dipped Ice Cream Sandwiches~

With summer officially commencing on Saturday, I can’t help but be thankful for the time it provides for so many of us to catch our breaths, relax and slow the pace down a notch or two. And as this happens, it seems that more promising times seem likely to occur. Perhaps it’s is because we’re not rushing about or perhaps it’s because we allow…

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Outfit of the Week: No. 25 

Style Inspiration: Blue & Yellow

{Style Inspiration: Blue & Yellow}


Yellow and blue is one pairing of hues that for some reason always remind me of France. It always come back to France with me, doesn’t it? ;) But honestly, there is something strong, yet effortlessly chic about the combination as while they can both be statements in their own right, these two primary colors offer a casual, playful look that can be elevated with the right item of clothing and…

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Loving a monochromatic mixed bouquet - peonies and Peruvian lilies. #simpleluxuries

Why Not … Make Simple Home Touch-Ups?

18 DIY ideas to create a welcoming sanctuary {Why Not … Make Simple Home Touch-Ups?}


Upon turning our home into our sanctuary, it can sometimes seem that the only solution is hiring a contractor or moving to a different location. But the truth is, every place you most likely will move into will need your own personal touch to create precisely the ideal space. The good news is, much can be done on your own and at little cost.

As I’ve been refurbishing my own home over the past…

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