Have a Pretty Weekend. | Cup of Jo


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What are you as much as this weekend? My cousin Jeremy (aka “Squirmy,” the childhood nickname our complete household nonetheless makes use of) is visiting together with his spouse and two little children, so we’ll be touring the playgrounds of Carroll Gardens. I’m additionally taking them to Café Spaghetti as soon as all our youngsters are in mattress! Hope you could have a superb one, and listed below are a couple of enjoyable hyperlinks from across the net…

How cool is this mortadella tart?

I’m excited to put on “the unicorn of swimsuits” on spring break.

A brilliant enjoyable article on individuals letting unfastened: “It was practically unattainable to think about the nuns of my youth having fun with themselves. Even the cigarettes they sucked down outdoors the rectory seemed extra like chores than vices. However for me, the unifying subtext of ‘Sister Act’ — nuns singing Motown and leaping double dutch — was that even probably the most seemingly unremarkable individual had a mysterious inside life and untold capability for pleasure.”

The trailer for Rye Lane appears to be like nice. We’d like a superb new rom-com!

Courting app filters I’d really use, hahaha. (New Yorker)

Need to take a stroll on this backyard?

The origin story of Ted Lasso, whose character was developed 20 years in the past in a comedy membership in Amsterdam. (By way of Kottke)

LOVE the colours of this sweater.

The final word tuna soften. (Bon Appetit)

Plus, two reader feedback:

Says Julie on the very best get together snack of all time: “I like this house the place I’ll fortunately learn via 200+ feedback about nostalgia snacks. Folks defending the dignity of Bugles, sharing reminiscences, problem-solving dietary restrictions – I imply COME ON. It’s so lovely.” Provides S.D.: “Sure, this! Nowhere else would I even care if there have been feedback on an article about French onion dip, however right here? Right here, I’m so excited to see tons of of feedback and may’t wait to peruse the dialogue!”

Says Lauren on what was your first date like?: “Mine didn’t occur till the ripe previous age of 32! I’ve at all times been on the asexual spectrum, however didn’t have language for that till my thirties. I met my girlfriend on-line, taking part in Animal Crossing and concurrently sharing our fears and jokes, our every day struggles and victories. A and I have been fast mates — the identical humorousness and mild nature, each by no means actually dated. She felt secure and gave me butterflies in a method I’d by no means skilled earlier than (ah, the common lightbulb second of the queer expertise). Our first date was six months later over FaceTime (she was on the West Coast, I used to be within the deep South). We nervously sipped wine and watched Inside Out. I didn’t get to fulfill her in individual till 2021. Two years and one 2,000+ mile transfer later, I get to return residence to her each evening. You might be by no means too previous or too bizarre to seek out your individual.”

(Photograph by Solabee Flowers and Botanicals.)

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