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July 10, 2010

Short and Sweet

The sweet arrival of Saturday and that feeling of waking up and reminding yourself there is no need to rush.  Relief, a bit of a smile and one more quick hug of the pillow. Ahhh . . . .

You may have noticed that yet again I did not have a Foodie Friday post.  In my defense, it was not due to lack of trying to produce one.  My first attempt at Julia Child’s Filets de poisson Gratines a la Parisienne, while a misread of the directions resulted in a slight catastrophe in the kitchen, has only strengthened my resolve and understanding of how to read her recipes.  The second time is going to be a charm. After all, it is not a failure unless you refuse to learn from it, correct? And I most definitely feel I learned something already.  Trust me, when it done successfully (which will be next time) I can’t wait to show you.

As a result, my dinner last night was very unexciting (well, it was exciting in it’s own way, just not very enticing), and I couldn’t bring myself to have a glass of the bottle of chilled viognier I had waiting.  (Although, that probably wouldn’t have been very placating.) For now, feast your eyes on the truffles above as a temporary replacement.

Upon looking back over the past week, I realized I have posted far  more than I expected.  The fashion world really did have my wheels turning.  Here’s a look:

Wardrobe Necessity: Lingerie Ladies

Style Ideas: Same Pose, Different Clothes

Monday’s Inspiration: Stand Strong, Stride Forward

Peek Inside a Celebrity’s Home: Diane Keaton

Broadway News!:  Our Favorite Single Gal Returns!

Tuesday’s Rooms of Inspiration: A Woman’s Room

Haute Couture Collection: Giorgio Armani Prive – Fall/Winter

Fashion Fix: Chanel Iman for The Block

More Haute Couture: The Roar Heard ‘Round the Fashion World

Wednesday’s Why Not . . .?: Discover Your Purpose – Part 3

Most Luxurious Haute Couture Collection: Elie Saab

Awards: For So Many Fabulous Bloggers (and there are so many more)

Thursday Treasures: Simple, Yet Lovely

August Fashion Magazine Cover Reveals: Cameron & Drew

Friday’s Cravings: Success, Accessories and a Pastry

Friday Favorites: Paris, Fashion, Beauty, Vogue

I do hope you have a wonderful weekend, and be sure to subscribe to The Simply Luxurious Life’s weekly newsletter (if you haven’t already) where each Friday (for free!) you receive not only a review of the week’s post, but additional ideas (how to make a great toast, for example) and shopping bargains I find throughout the week, as well as so many other lovely inspirations and ideas.  Click here to learn even more, or simply sign up in the upper left-hand corner of the blog.  Have a lovely Saturday.

Images: (1) Diva Chronicles (2) Source

3 Comments:

At July 10, 2010 at 6:38 AM , Blogger Piper (DailyDivaDish) said...

I can't wait to see how the second attempt at Julia Child's recipe turns out. I'm so challenged in the kitchen - I admire anyone who can cook. Have a beautiful weekend!
XO Piper

 
At July 10, 2010 at 7:09 AM , Blogger Fashion, Art and other fancies said...

I made one of Julia Child's recipe last weekend. It was not bad at all. But I need to improve pon it. lol. Have a lovely weekend;-)

 
At July 11, 2010 at 3:00 AM , Blogger Mosaicista said...

You are simply amazing, can I say this?

 

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