Have a Nice Weekend. | Cup of Jo

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What are you as much as this weekend? I’m visiting my mother in Michigan for Mom’s Day. We’re going to take walks and in addition give her home a fakeover, which is at all times satisfying. Hope you may have a superb one — sending an enormous hug to anybody who wants one — and listed here are a couple of enjoyable hyperlinks from across the net…

I wore this attractive French purple lipstick the opposite morning and received three compliments earlier than I even received espresso.

Who needs a chew of this three-ingredient chocolate cake?

You Harm My Emotions, a brand new film about marriage starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, seems to be glorious.

J.R. Moehringer talks about ghostwriting the memoirs of Andre Agassi and Prince Harry: “For the thousandth time in my ghostwriting profession, I reminded myself: It’s not your effing e-book.” (New Yorker, by way of Kottke)

Looove these flattering shorts.

Why gained’t folks simply let me not be a mother? “‘Mom’s Day is for you, too,’ one e-mail subscriber advised me a couple of years in the past after I despatched out an article I’d written about not having youngsters. She defined, ‘As a result of you’re a mother. You’re a mom…to phrases!’ Behind this label lies the belief that, as a girl, I’m incomplete with no maternal relationship to somebody or one thing. And this must award honorary ‘mommy factors’ is one thing we’re nonetheless getting incorrect.” (Elle)

Hahahahaha, mothers.

This memoir is without doubt one of the finest I’ve ever learn.

Such fairly printed swimsuits.

“Rising up, I assumed being named after Connie Chung made me distinctive… then I met the remainder of us.” (NYTimes present hyperlink)

Wow, a colorblock kitchen!

Plus, three reader feedback:

Says Claire on what ‘glimmers’ have you ever seen just lately: “I went to a Sound of Music sing-a-long a couple of months in the past, and oh, man, you haven’t identified hilarity till you hear 150 folks all audibly hesitating simply earlier than the excessive notes in ‘Climb Each Mountain’ after which laughing realizing we’d all had the identical thought. We tried the excessive notes anyway. It was the funniest, most horrible sound I’ve ever heard, and I cherished it.”

Says Courtney on what ‘glimmers’ have you ever seen just lately: “The neighbors’ peonies are blooming! One of the best little sniff on the best way to the bus cease. Additionally, after I advised my four-year-old that he may eat ice cream within the tub final night time, he mentioned, ‘Effectively, that might be a little bit enjoyable.’”

Says Tara on what’s your relationship standing: “I’m a single mother by alternative, now relationship as my son simply turned one. One of the best a part of relationship is the 20 minutes earlier than you go, the anticipation. The dread. The their profile RIGHT earlier than you stroll in. What was their identify once more? Oh, okay, Mark, and he likes to surf. I’ve made out with extra strangers in in my 30s than ever earlier than. I’ve additionally cried so much as a result of they didn’t textual content. It’s a thoughts f*ck but it surely’s probably the most uncooked and bare-bones human factor to do. I’m relationship somebody new, it’s very FRESH. He purchased my son blueberries as a result of I talked about how a lot he loves them. He went to camp with my first boyfriend who’s the sweetest man. I simply really feel like that’s a superb omen. He’s actually into wholesome meals, aggressively. Kimchi f*cking in every single place. I’m beginning to like kimchi although.”

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