Have a Loving Weekend. | Cup of Jo


Louis and Ella

What are you as much as this weekend? We’re going to our pals’ Hanukkah gathering tonight — chag sameach to those that rejoice! — after which taking it simple. Anton was sick this week, and he’s nonetheless quiet and draggy, which is such a distinction to his regular wriggly self. Possibly some hamster cuddles will do the trick. Have a very good one, and listed here are a couple of hyperlinks from across the internet…

In the present day’s Massive Salad situation options our woman Stella Blackmon’s 12 favourite issues, together with journey footwear, a celebration snack that breaks the ice, and essentially the most romantic film scene that’s all about eye contact. Hope you take pleasure in!

I additionally put collectively a reward information with my favourite NYC jewellery store, together with this beautiful bracelet and the ring I noticed throughout Paris.

Oh my gosh, a studying celebration.

Making the case for restaurant pajamas, haha.

Is that this the world’s stinkiest cheese? “The ‘cabbagey’ aroma, Mr. Stone insisted, is ‘not there within the style…I didn’t know we might get the odor to be so very wealthy… I keep in mind strolling into the shop and pondering, ‘Oh my God, we’ve hit it,’ and different individuals recoiling in horror. And I’m going, Properly, that’s what washed rind ought to odor like.’” (NYTimes reward hyperlink)

Why would any man not need to be bald? (NYMag)

Each teenager I do know is asking for this vacation reward.

Excessive sledding in Switzerland brings a mixture of pleasure and worry. (NYTimes reward hyperlink)

Craving a chopped salad after a cookie swap this week.

What a stunning drawing of bread (prints right here).

And, most vital, I’ll be making 5 calls to induce representatives to assist de-escalation in Israel and Gaza. Right here’s precisely methods to do it, and it’s easy and important. Sending like to everybody who’s struggling proper now and hoping for peace for all.

Plus, three reader feedback:

Says Sisu Garcia on are you mysteriously drawn to bows proper now: “The important thing to carrying bows with out them feeling too infantile is for them to be floppy. A relaxed bow simply feels stylish (CLAIRE IT’S FRENCH!) I’m additionally an avid scrunchie wearer, and an oversize scrunchie offers the identical vibes.”

Says Anne on Anton obtained a pet: “We had a nutty hamster who would push her water bottle out of its holder so she might insert herself in it. She’d simply be caught there hanging by her armpits till we took her out. Ha!”

Says Beth on reward information #9: the hard-to-shop-for crowd: “My pal is taking a break day work subsequent week to take her aged former neighbor who now lives in an assisted residing facility to go see a kids’s vacation dance efficiency as a Christmas current to him — I really need to burst into tears even enthusiastic about it.”

Have a very good one, and keep protected and comfortable. xoxo

(Picture of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, 1952. Bread drawing through Edith on Kottke.)

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