Have a Enjoyable Weekend. | Cup of Jo

What are you as much as this weekend? My sister despatched me this birthday current at this time — we flip 44 on Tuesday! — and I’ve by no means felt so seen, haha. Tonight a couple of household buddies are coming by for lasagna and sprinkle cake. Hope you might have an excellent one, and listed here are a couple of enjoyable hyperlinks from across the internet…

The trailer for Succession season 4! Can’t wait.

The one right exercise to do on a primary date.

The blue kitchen makes this 500-square-foot condominium.

How fairly is this nail polish coloration?

The Monterey Park I bear in mind: “In Monterey Park’s bustling Chinese language group, my mother and father and I discovered a confidence we lacked in predominantly white areas. My mother remodeled right into a swish, elegant girl holding her personal as she haggled over mahogany chairs, a far cry from the nervous girl I went purchasing with in Outdated City Pasadena. My father would order for us at eating places in Cantonese and Taiwanese, a stark distinction to how he stuttered by means of easy English phrases at Denny’s. And once we visited throughout Lunar New 12 months, I felt downright invincible as I appeared on the pink lanterns hanging from each storefront, the festive spirit of the town washing over me. I didn’t understand it then, however Monterey Park’s refusal to assimilate into America’s racial binary helped me proudly embrace my Asian American identification in highschool and faculty.” (NYMag)

The minimalist pictures awards. (Holy murmurations!)

Goddamn, I like poetry a lot. Toby learn this poem after my mother’s husband died, and it felt so redolent.

Michael Imperioli’s NYC condominium is giving severe White Lotus vibes.

Tomato and sausage risotto.

Six phrases to say when a liked one is having a foul day.

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Says Gwyneth on cooking blunders: “In my twenties, I used to be touring in Slovakia with a good friend. We determined to do a picnic lunch and went to the grocery to get paté and bread. The paté container had a drawing of a fowl, however we couldn’t learn the label as a result of it was in Slovakian, in fact. On the checkout, it occurred to us that this may be cat meals, not paté? So, we pointed on the can and meowed on the checkout woman. She frowned and shook her head, so we figured we have been good to go. Lunch was fairly good, however later I questioned if the checkout woman thought we have been asking if the meat was FOR cats or MADE of cats. I’m nonetheless unsure if we did or didn’t eat cat meals and baguette for lunch that day.”

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Says Lauren O. on what denims are you sporting as of late: “I’m a corgi of a lady – impossibly lengthy torso, itty bitty legs, English individuals instinctively cherish me – and when I discovered denims that *labored* (black excessive rise skinnies), reader, I married them. I like experimenting with clothes, however it seems that treating these optimum denims as a constructing block FOREVER has made it approach simpler to combine with confidence relating to footwear, tops, coats, what have you ever. I’m at peace.”

(Photograph by Tanya Yatsenko/Stocksy.)

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