Have a Scrumptious Weekend. | Cup of Jo


What are you as much as this weekend? Tomorrow I’m flying residence from Paris — trying ahead to sharing anecdotes this coming week — and I can’t wait to squeeze my babiesssss. Hope you’ve a superb one, and listed below are a couple of hyperlinks from across the internet…

That is how my grandmother falls asleep! (NYTimes present hyperlink)

You are feeling magnificence along with your entire physique.

Child pink is a factor (and this is the one we swear by).

Now THAT’s a restaurant evaluate. “What’s a life in New York… however a really lengthy Mad Libs? I left (a brand new restaurant) that evening, wandering down the (adjective) block, (existential state). I believe I noticed (movie star) on (avenue title). I’m certain I noticed a man (inappropriate verb) on the subway platform. Throwing open the door to my (kind of dwelling), I used to be greeted by my (most intimate relationship). I gave her (love language) and we watched (favourite present) collectively. I fell asleep with ideas of (two favourite eating places), (a former lover), (a favourite actor), and (a former acquaintance), of (a factor you can’t escape) and the (factor you can’t inhabit) colliding in my consciousness. God, I really like New York… What makes the passage of time in any respect bearable is the sheer pleasure of correct nouns that come and go.”

This is the very best family model and this is the very best of the very best. You’re welcome.

Portraits well-known photographers took of their companions. (Through Kottke)

Writer Celeste Ng’s e book suggestions.

Cool visitor room makeover.

One other scrumptious chickpea recipe.

We watched The Fugitive this week and it nonetheless slaps.

Plus, three reader feedback:

Says Awad on a love letter to grumps: “I really like a grump, particularly if it’s one I can flip round. There’s a well-known outdated grump at my native bookstore. Sooner or later he scowled at me about nothing specifically, and I regarded him lifeless within the eye and mentioned, ‘Will you please cease flirting with me? It’s getting embarrassing.’ Made him snort, and since then he’s been a gem — however nonetheless imply as piss to many others.”

Says Lisa on an inventory of issues to NOT do if in case you have preteens: “I bear in mind being MORTIFIED by my mom. She did the next issues:
– sang in public
– requested somebody’s son if he needed up to now me
– after we walked previous a pharmacy in our native mall, she waved and mentioned whats up to a cardboard cutout. Her excuse was ‘I believed it was simply somebody being pleasant!’”

Says Aya on an inventory of issues to NOT do if in case you have preteens: “This made me snort so laborious! I’m reminded of that publish, the place you, Joanna, wrote about doing a bit of dance whereas choosing up Toby from kindergarten, and he obtained tremendous embarrassed and mouthed, ‘JUST STAND.’ Do not forget that? That publish stayed with me as a result of who knew you turn out to be embarrassing to your youngsters as early as kindergarten age?! Haha.”

(Cookie picture by Yossy Arefi.)

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