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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 have been speaking about how, if you happen to swapped our bodies with somebody, you’d fall down instantly as a result of your legs can be longer or shorter than you have been accustomed to. In each body-swap film, there ought to be a half hour of them simply crashing across the place. Hope you could have a very good one, and listed here are a number of enjoyable hyperlinks from across the net…

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

There are six seasons, not 4.

Form of into darkish inexperienced nail polish. Ideas?

In protection of a bland Thanksgiving. “In my earlier longings for a ‘completely different Thanksgiving,’ I see a real need for newness, but additionally anxiousness over what the meal mentioned about me and my household. A extra attention-grabbing household, a extra refined household, possibly even a extra high-class household would take pleasure in radicchio. As a substitute, I used to be caught with cabbage.”

WHAT?!!!! A stranger secretly lived in my residence: “Late one evening, I observed 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 — seems nice.

My grandfather’s dying social gathering was a present to our household. “Folks usually discuss dying as if it’s the worst factor that may occur to somebody. As if it’s one thing that have to be prevented in any respect prices. Higher to age, nevertheless painfully, nevertheless diminished, than to ever admit that we’re mortal. However on the finish of a protracted, full life, my grandfather was accomplished. He died with energy and company, love and help. To have that dying, he needed to acknowledge and embrace his mortality. At our dying social gathering, he gave his household an opportunity to just accept that truth, too.” (NYTimes)

How romantic is this drawing?

House is the place your good friend is. “A greatest good friend is a special form of residence completely, one which reveals itself to be extra miraculous with the passing of time. Even the phrases greatest and good friend 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 cherished 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 pals and it’s fantastic.


Plus, 4 reader feedback:

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

Says Louise on how do you throw a simple birthday celebration: “Spherical quantity birthday events are PRESSURE. My resolution is to have the social gathering the 12 months earlier than. I’ve pretty reminiscences of my twenty ninth birthday cocktail social gathering 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 strain of throwing a fortieth.”

Says Alex on how do you throw a simple birthday celebration: “For my thirtieth, I took my closest pals 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 an area pub. It was so enjoyable, and there was no consideration on me as a result of we have been all simply doing a terrific 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 every little thing feels emotionally loud however it’s nonetheless the identical sizzling, sharp, cool you in there to publish menopause to that point you surprise about that mole to the time we work out collectively the way you may depart this world in energy. Right here if you find yourself poor. Right here whenever you want an abortion. Right here whenever you want antidepressants. Right here for you ALWAYS.”

(Photograph by Mariela Naplatanova/Stocksy.)



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