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Links I Love Week 29

Links I Love Week 29

I am in Boston for the weekend getting my yearly lobster roll and spending a summer weekend in the city. I always look forward to visiting the adorable bakery Tatte in town. If you haven’t been, add it to your list. I still have lots of catching up from traveling in Italy and editing photos for The Print Shop. The Lake Como Guide will be in your inboxes on Tuesday. I am putting the finishing touches on it now.

I had a week of checkups! Health checks are SO important and not talked about often enough. I had both my physical and gynecology appointment at Northwestern. This is also a friendly reminder to schedule your doctor visits and get checked regularly. I scheduled my first mammogram now that I am 40. 

Grab your coffee and croissants and join me for this week’s favorite links

Links I Love Week 29


How a new generation of locavores is championing France’s Luberon valley. I have not been to Luberon but really would love to see it thanks to the lovely Jamie Beck via CN Traveler

Pizza, Positano, and a honeymoon kind of love via The Kitchn is One of my favorites from the week. 

Bookstores are booming and becoming more diverse via NYT 

Where to Eat in Paris in August via Paris by Mouth This is important if you are traveling in August as a lot of places are closed for the summer holiday

A review of Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris by Variety 

Bringing the 50’s Dior to life in Mrs. Harris goes to Paris via WWD 

I thought I lost my sunglasses in Italy but they were buried in my bag and have been recovered. I panicked. If you love mine and want the same pair, I found them on sale here and will order a second pair. They are perfect for my small face and I always have had them with me until now. 

Sézane sent me this Amour sweatshirt that is a US exclusive.

I have been wearing the original cream with red letters on repeat since it arrived a few months ago. I couldn’t be happier to have two in the rotation. In fact, I think I have worn this every single weekend to the market in Chicago with Henri before it got too hot. 

I broke out my black linen pants for an evening walk with Henri. These were perfect to throw on after a shower in the summer. I also own them in white. I ended up wearing them on the flight to Boston. The perfect travel pants. They are so comfortable too. 

The best royal wedding dresses in history via Vogue 

A NYC restaurant group is coming to Chicago and bringing 3 new restaurants including a classic French bistro which I feel we are in need of. I can’t wait to check it out once they open. 

How to clean your dishwasher. I do this every month as we run it daily and after 30 cycles you should wash it. This is a pet peeve of mine and I can’t stand a smelly dishwasher. I use Laundress dish soap and vinegar. Via Real Simple 

I have been raving about the Greek beauty brand Korres for weeks now. I am excited to have partnered with them. They gave me a code for 20% off. You can use the code REBECCA20 at check out. 

The 10 Best Resorts in Italy via Travel and Leisure 

This week’s best sellers including a $100 pair of jeans and my favorite kitchen accessory

The Nordstrom Anniversary sale is on now.

Here are my top picks including jackets, bras, and beauty items. 

The secret to Stanley Tucci’s zucchini spaghetti via The New Yorker 

Vegan chefs reinventing French pastry via The Guardian 

London Heathrow asks airlines to stop selling summer tickets via Travel and Leisure 

Why you should have a mobile passport via Afar 

Cuyana just launched the phone bag and it is genius and sleek. I am not sure what took them so long. This is the most attractive phone bag I have seen. Perfect for going out at night and walking around Europe to keep everything safe and secure. 

Can you wear shorts in Paris?

Madewell’s secret sale continues this week. The discount is too good to pass up if you have it in your budget. Plus, they have a good amount of jeans that are $50 off which makes some of them under $50. Back to school or fall shopping at a great price. Use the code CLASSIFIED at checkout 

How to travel with only one bag.

Yes, it can be done. I do it every trip to Europe 

988, a New National Suicide Hotline, Launches July 16 This is so helpful and something to remember. If you are struggling please reach out and please share if you know someone who could use this hotline. 

How to Choose Paint Colors for Your Entire House: 8 Tips to Make It All Come Together via Architectural Digest 

French summer skincare tips from an expert via Well and Good 

How to make reservations in Paris 

How to get rid of dark circles in 15 minutes?  Hint – My Favorite Klorane Eye Patches Make the List via Vogue 

My friend Danielle shares her story about being a cancer mom and what other moms should know in this article. It had me in tears. Her daughter Margot is an amazing little girl. 

Your Exclusive Look at La Réunion’s Second Madewell Collection via Harper’s Bazaar You can shop the collection here. 

Amazon organizational favorites from me

The 32 Best Self-Help Books for Women to Read in 2022 via Marie Claire 

The 17 Best Aluminum-Free Deodorants That Really Work via Allure I switched years ago and prefer these to what I was using before. 

These UV Stickers Claim to Predict When You Should Reapply Your Sunscreen via Allure This is genius. Sunscreen is so important and reapplication is just as essential. 

I saw the cutest dress at J.Crew Factory over the weekend. It comes in white but the color block one is the best in my opinion. 

In case you missed it:

The best coffee shops in Paris

20 travel essentials for long-haul flights

Amalfi coast guide

What to pack for a trip to Paris

Classic French wardrobe essentials 

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  1. I tried to check out a link – “Can you wear shorts in Paris” and I was unable to read it. I supposedly was supposed to be a member or join – unless I somehow misunderstood the instructions. If I am correct in being blocked unless I joined, I want to express me distaste for that kind of link. If you suggest something to read I expect to be able to read it without further hassle or investment.

    • Hi Frankie, I am sorry you aren’t able to see this specific link. It shows up for me on mobile and desktop without it being a paid post. This was one of the most popular articles of the week where over 1,000 people read this particular post. I work hard to curate these posts every week spending hours reading and pulling this post together. This is all done for FREE out of the joy of sharing it with you. If you aren’t enjoying yourself, you can unsubscribe at any time.