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 will have a great one — sending an enormous hug to anybody who wants one — and listed below are a couple of enjoyable hyperlinks from across the internet…
I wore this attractive French crimson lipstick the opposite morning and bought three compliments earlier than I even bought espresso.
Who desires 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 wonderful.
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 guide.” (New Yorker, through Kottke)
Looove these flattering shorts.
Why gained’t individuals simply let me not be a mother? “‘Mom’s Day is for you, too,’ one e-mail subscriber informed 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 idea that, as a lady, I’m incomplete and not using a maternal relationship to somebody or one thing. And this must award honorary ‘mommy factors’ is one thing we’re nonetheless getting flawed.” (Elle)
This memoir is among the greatest 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 reward hyperlink)
Wow, a colorblock kitchen!
Plus, three reader feedback:
Says Claire on what ‘glimmers’ have you ever seen lately: “I went to a Sound of Music sing-a-long a couple of months in the past, and oh, man, you haven’t recognized hilarity till you hear 150 individuals 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 beloved it.”
Says Courtney on what ‘glimmers’ have you ever seen lately: “The neighbors’ peonies are blooming! The most effective little sniff on the best way to the bus cease. Additionally, after I informed my four-year-old that he might eat ice cream within the bathtub final evening, he stated, ‘Effectively, that may very well be a little bit enjoyable.’”
Says Tara on what’s your relationship standing: “I’m a single mother by alternative, now courting as my son simply turned one. The most effective a part of courting 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 loads as a result of they didn’t textual content. It’s a thoughts f*ck however it’s probably the most uncooked and bare-bones human factor to do. I’m courting 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 great omen. He’s actually into wholesome meals, aggressively. Kimchi f*cking all over the place. I’m beginning to like kimchi although.”
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