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 entire household nonetheless makes use of) is visiting along with his spouse and two little youngsters, so we’ll be touring the playgrounds of Carroll Gardens. I’m additionally taking them to Café Spaghetti as soon as all our kids are in mattress! Hope you may have one, and listed below are a number of enjoyable hyperlinks from across the internet…

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 almost not possible to think about the nuns of my youth having fun with themselves. Even the cigarettes they sucked down exterior 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 essentially the most seemingly unremarkable particular person had a mysterious inside life and untold capability for pleasure.”

The trailer for Rye Lane appears nice. We want new rom-com!

Relationship app filters I’d truly use, hahaha. (New Yorker)

Wish 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. (Through Kottke)

LOVE the colours of this sweater.

The last word tuna soften. (Bon Appetit)

Plus, two reader feedback:

Says Julie on the very best social gathering snack of all time: “I am keen on this house the place I’ll fortunately learn by way of 200+ feedback about nostalgia snacks. Folks defending the consideration 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 may’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Says Lauren on what was your first date like?: “Mine didn’t occur till the ripe outdated age of 32!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 day by day struggles and victories. A and I have been fast mates — the identical humorousness and delicate nature, each by no means actually dated. She felt protected 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 house to her each night time. You might be by no means too outdated or too bizarre to seek out your particular person.”

(Picture by Solabee Flowers and Botanicals.)

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