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Have a Scrumptious Weekend. | Cup of Jo

What are you as much as this weekend? We’ve been taking neighborhood walks on all of the crunchy fallen leaves, and we’re additionally watching the film Freaky Friday. However we had been speaking about how, if you happen to swapped our bodies with somebody, you’d fall down instantly as a result of your legs could be longer or shorter than you had been accustomed to. In each body-swap film, there must be a half hour of them simply crashing across the place. Hope you will have a superb one, and listed below are a number of enjoyable hyperlinks from across the internet…

Cup of Jo’s 2022 vacation reward information begins this Monday, drumroll please! Right here’s the 2021 reward information, and we now have many enjoyable new finds.

There are six seasons, not 4.

Type of into darkish inexperienced nail polish. Ideas?

In protection of a bland Thanksgiving. “In my earlier longings for a ‘totally different Thanksgiving,’ I see a real need for newness, but in addition nervousness over what the meal mentioned about me and my household. A extra fascinating household, a extra refined household, perhaps even a extra high-class household would get pleasure from radicchio. As an alternative, I used to be caught with cabbage.”

WHAT?!!!! A stranger secretly lived in my residence: “Late one evening, I seen the attic hatch was open. All of the puzzle items fell into place.”

All fall and winter, I’m excited to put on these trusty favorites (and so they’re on sale).

Who needs to stretch out on this bread couch?

The brand new present Fleishman Is in Hassle — starring Jesse Eisenberg and Claire Danes — appears to be like nice.

My grandfather’s demise occasion was a present to our household. “Folks usually speak about demise as if it’s the worst factor that may occur to somebody. As if it’s one thing that have to be averted in any respect prices. Higher to age, nonetheless painfully, nonetheless diminished, than to ever admit that we’re mortal. However on the finish of a protracted, full life, my grandfather was achieved. He died with energy and company, love and assist. To have that demise, he needed to acknowledge and embrace his mortality. At our demise occasion, he gave his household an opportunity to simply accept that reality, too.” (NYTimes)

How romantic is this drawing?

House is the place your pal is. “A greatest pal is a special sort of residence completely, one which reveals itself to be extra miraculous with the passing of time. Even the phrases greatest and pal really feel like they need to have outgrown one another — too youthful, too indulgent, too clinging to one thing that ought to have expired with girlhood. However they’re the one ones I do know that may seize the bewildering magic of being liked as your fullest self simply because. As a result of your woman pulls up. As a result of she listens. As a result of she sees your most intricate self and doesn’t flinch.”

Catherine Newman (of home tour fame) simply got here out with a novel about two associates and it’s fantastic.


Plus, 4 reader feedback:

Says Oja on how do you throw a straightforward party: “Our beloved neighbors, who’re of their mid 90s, have fun their birthdays by inviting 10 to 12 individuals over for chocolate cake and champagne at 7:30 pm. It’s good! You get to see your family members and also you don’t must cook dinner dinner as everybody has eaten already.”

Says Louise on how do you throw a straightforward party: “Spherical quantity birthday events are PRESSURE. My answer is to have the occasion the 12 months earlier than. I’ve beautiful recollections of my twenty ninth birthday cocktail occasion at residence — I can nonetheless style the cucumber martinis. And for my thirty ninth, I hosted a small catered banquet at residence and had one of the best meal of my life with not one of the stress of throwing a fortieth.”

Says Alex on how do you throw a straightforward party: “For my thirtieth, I took my closest associates to a trampoline park. We met at my condominium vibrant and early, carpooled to the trampoline park 20 minutes away, jumped our hearts out, and ended up having an impromptu lunch at a neighborhood pub. It was so enjoyable, and there was no consideration on me as a result of we had been all simply doing an amazing exercise! Bonus: this plan additionally works for random Tuesday nights! Folks by no means say no to a trampoline park.”

Says Jenny on these three poems made me gasp: “Household Med physician right here to say I’m right here for you ALWAYS. I’ll be right here postpartum when all the pieces feels emotionally loud nevertheless it’s nonetheless the identical sizzling, sharp, cool you in there to submit menopause to that point you surprise about that mole to the time we determine collectively the way you would possibly go away this world in energy. Right here if you end up poor. Right here while you want an abortion. Right here while you want antidepressants. Right here for you ALWAYS.”

(Picture by Mariela Naplatanova/Stocksy.)



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