Have a Beautiful 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 along 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 will have an excellent one, and listed below are just a few 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 super fun article on people letting loose: “It was almost unimaginable to think about the nuns of my youth having fun with themselves. Even the cigarettes they sucked down outdoors the rectory regarded extra like chores than vices. However for me, the unifying subtext of ‘Sister Act’ — nuns singing Motown and leaping double dutch — was that even essentially the most seemingly unremarkable particular person had a mysterious inside life and untold capability for pleasure.”

The trailer for Rye Lane seems to be nice. We’d like an excellent new rom-com!

Dating app filters I’d actually use, hahaha. (New Yorker)

Need to take a walk in this garden?

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

LOVE the colors of this sweater.

The ultimate tuna melt. (Bon Appetit)

Plus, two reader feedback:

Says Julie on the perfect occasion snack of all time: “I am keen on this area the place I’ll fortunately learn by way of 200+ feedback about nostalgia snacks. Folks defending the honour of Bugles, sharing recollections, problem-solving dietary restrictions – I imply COME ON. It’s so stunning.” 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 might’t wait to peruse the dialogue!”

Says Lauren on what was your first date like?: “Mine didn’t occur till the ripe outdated age of 32!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, enjoying Animal Crossing and concurrently sharing our fears and jokes, our every day struggles and victories. A and I have been fast associates — the identical humorousness and delicate nature, each by no means actually dated. She felt secure and gave me butterflies in a means 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 particular person till 2021. Two years and one 2,000+ mile transfer later, I get to come back residence to her each evening. You’re by no means too outdated or too bizarre to search out your particular person.”

(Photograph by Solabee Flowers and Botanicals.)

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