Have a Cozy Weekend. | Cup of Jo



What are you as much as this weekend? My dad is visiting, and we’d see the film One Fine Morning (have you ever seen it?). We additionally received some slice-and-bake cookie dough as a result of the boys are hooked! Hope you will have a great one, and listed below are a number of enjoyable hyperlinks from across the net…

Each time individuals ask me the place to buy in Brooklyn, here’s my #1 recommendation. (These guys are on the high of my wishlist.)

Cheese and broccoli for the win.

Wow, how attractive is David Harbour and Lily Allen’s house? Dying over the wallpaper.

The definitive guide to raising preteens with out letting them get to you (lol). “Allow them to be in unhealthy moods, however allow them to know you’re right here to assist. Their hormones are nuts, their pores and skin and hair is the ugliest it should ever be, their tooth are jacked, they will’t put collectively an outfit for shit, and so they don’t know the place they belong on the earth. They’re turning into impartial and nonetheless strapped down as younger kids however really feel like they aren’t youngsters. It’s exhausting for them. For my youngsters, generally, I’d simply say, ‘It’s clear you had a tough week, let’s simply make popcorn and watch a film that makes us cry.’”

How one can listen completely. #bookmarked.

Sweater vests are in every single place proper now — how cute is this and this?

A 60th birthday trip to Antarctica.

Who needs to make pottery with Seth Rogen?

A two-person game to play on Valentine’s Day.

Bear in mind this birthday quiz? I made one for my sister final week and forgot how a lot enjoyable they had been.

Plus, three reader feedback:

Says Rachel G. on my greatest $8 parenting buy: “Impressed by Sophie Blackall’s Things To Look Forward To, I posted a clean piece of paper on the lavatory wall and taped a pen subsequent it for individuals so as to add their very own issues they’re wanting ahead to. My youngsters, in-laws, mates, and mates’ youngsters have all contributed, and I really like that I get to really feel stoked about their anticipations, in addition to my very own.”

Says NMK on slice-and-bake cookie dough: a style take a look at: “My favourite cookie tip, realized from highschool chemistry: As soon as cookies have cooled after baking, put them in a storage container with a great lid, then break aside a bit of sandwich bread and slip each halves in. The cookies keep tremendous mushy and the bread will get rock exhausting. Dunk in milk for days to come back. Take pleasure in!”

Says Ari on a love letter to my canine: “This yr, our firm provided us well-being stipends, and I spent mine on adopting a canine, who fully has my coronary heart. I’ve been affected by burnout, despair, and anxiousness, and this canine is saving my life. I’m strolling all day with him. He’ll lie all 50 kilos of him on me like a weighted blanket once I cry. He’ll run as much as different canines and get a dialog began. He’s additionally a darling to my son. After I playfully requested my son whether or not he thinks our canine is an older or youthful brother to him, he merely stated, ‘He’s my twin.’ SOB.”

I Ask Percy How I Ought to Dwell My Life
by Mary Oliver

Love, love, love, says Percy.
And hurry as quick as you possibly can
alongside the shining seashore, or the rubble, or the mud.

Then, fall asleep.
Quit your physique warmth, your beating coronary heart.
Then, belief.

(Picture of Norway by Sergey Lukankin/Stocksy.)