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Have a Loving Weekend. | A Cup of Jo

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Eid Mubarak to our Muslim readers! What are you as much as this weekend? My dad is visiting Brooklyn, so I’m taking tomorrow off to hang around with him. We’re planning to stroll across the neighborhood and make a seafood dinner. Hope you may have a good one, and listed here are a few enjoyable hyperlinks from across the internet…

Many readers have requested for our ebook suggestions in a single place, so right here you’re! (There’s a “books” tab on the highest proper of our homepage.) We’ll preserve including to it.

Half-renovated homes.

There’s a excellent quantity of days to make money working from home, and it’s two. (The Atlantic.)

My go-to spring nail polish.

People are sharing what’s widespread of their nation and never in others. “In Argentina, there’s a tradition where if a lost child is found at the beach, an adult will pick them up on their shoulders and go up and down the coast clapping. People on the beach will also clap with them, so the parents will more easily find their child.”

Life in Looks is a enjoyable collection — right here’s Gwyneth Paltrow and Salma Hayek.

Where do you fall on the Pantone pee chart?

A once-in-a-lifetime likelihood to begin over. (The Atlantic.)

“The dish I bring to every potluck.”

Meet America’s latest chess grasp: 10-year-old Tanitoluwa Adewumi!

Fun information: Winc, the wine subscription service, is providing free transport on 4 bottles for $29.95 for brand new prospects. We love their Sauvignon blanc. (Discount mechanically utilized at checkout.)

Plus, three reader feedback:

Says GE on when do you know it was love: “When? Right this year. Whilst in lockdown, alone. Somewhere in the middle of all this mess, at the ripe old age of 39, I fell in love… with myself.”

Says S on when do you know it was love: “I saw my husband across the room at a party and I just knew with a certainty that I had only felt once before — when I met my dog. My husband does not appreciate this comparison, but both of my experiences with love-at-first-sight really worked out for me.”

Says Ellen on 12 reader feedback: “I have never felt more alive than when I started skipping a couple of years ago. I am not a runner, and walking is good but I wanted something more cardio. Here’s what works for me: cardio clothes, an upbeat playlist, a flat open space (like a parking lot) and the willingness to skip. I do get quizzical looks and lots of smiles — it’s really freeing. And an added bonus, I am over 50 and it doesn’t hurt my knees.”

(Photo by Melissa Male.)

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