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What are you as much as this weekend? We’re going to our pal’s birthday dinner, and our job is to carry a pitcher of margaritas. She’s additionally letting me arrive early to rock her child to sleep, eeeeeps! Hope you have got a superb one, and listed below are a couple of enjoyable hyperlinks from across the internet…

Is that this film good or is it simply French? Haha.

LOVE these images of ladies cold-swimming in Maine. They name themselves “ice mermaids.” (NYTimes, reward hyperlink)

Laughed by way of this podcast episode with Conan O’Brien and B.J. Novak.

Such a fairly skirt.

Photographs of a younger Black boy in America. “In my photograph Deep Sleep, it appears to be like like my son is sleeping, and it’s lovely. However for me, the picture additionally has this postmortem look. It reveals my fears of him not coming residence sooner or later and having to bury him, like so many different Black mother and father have. There are issues I’m already educating him that different youngsters his age should not considering of. Like, Hey, we in all probability shouldn’t put on a hoodie at night time. On the identical time, he’s just a bit boy in the US.” (The Atlantic)

Would you paint your front room ceiling?

This Instagram account made me snigger out loud.

Our partnerships director Maureen has appeared insanely glowy on our latest calls. When requested for her secret, she revealed she’s been utilizing this moisturizer. Have you ever tried it?

Yum, a really crouton-y salad.

By no means Have I Ever’s Maitreyi Ramakrishnan shares her magnificence routine. She talks about nostril rings, colorism, and her grandma’s eyeliner recommendation. (Vogue)

Is lingerie getting into an age of innocence? (Elle)

Plus, three reader feedback:

Says Emily on 5 issues in your kitchen that you just’d by no means be caught with out: “My pricey husband who brings his personal lime to Chipotle. You learn that proper: he takes a whole lime as a result of ‘typically they are often stingy.’ As soon as I requested how he cuts it and he confirmed utilizing a plastic knife, which had me in stitches. Are you able to think about sawing away with a plastic knife to chop a lime? In a Chipotle!? I die. Couldn’t love him extra!”

Says Andrea on what are your each day rituals: “My Serbian grandparents lived with us whereas I used to be rising up, and their morning ritual was what they referred to as an ‘open eye’ – a sizzling wax pepper, cooked and sliced; a clove of garlic; and a shot of whiskey. It was regular to me in each means till a pal spent the night time in highschool. She requested, ‘Are your grandparents doing pictures for breakfast?’ I had by no means thought of it that means, however I couldn’t assist laughing. Sure, I assume they’re. They handed a very long time in the past, however now and again, on Serbian holidays, I’ll have a shot of whiskey and a clove of garlic with my husband, and it jogs my memory of them sitting on the kitchen desk every morning, making time for one another. And the way what some might even see as odd, and even decide, is a pure and exquisite a part of one other’s life.”

Says Alyssa on what are your each day rituals: “I don’t know why, however studying the feedback on this submit made me teary! Persons are so foolish and great and complex and beautiful.”

(Picture by Yossy Arefi for Jenny’s tomato sandwich recipe.)

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