What are you as much as this weekend? We’re knocking round and making a number of pies for a college fundraiser. (Possibly this one?) Additionally, a reader named Em wrote, “I’d like to see a put up the place the superb CoJ readers who personal small companies may hyperlink to their outlets.” We heartily agree! Readers, please go away a remark about your work; we might be thrilled to see. Hope you have got a very good one, and listed here are a number of hyperlinks from across the internet…
My mother’s searching for a brand new couch. I beneficial the cozy, fairly one our household had, and my sister beneficial the cozy, fairly one she has. Which might select???
The dad-ification of trend. Sure! (NYMag)
Are Portia’s outfits on The White Lotus good or dangerous? (Vogue)
My vacation make-up look, together with the right fairly lipstick.
Would you cease to test on a crying stranger? My reply: Sure in an airport. Sure on a prepare. Sure in small city. No in NYC. The entire metropolis is your front room. Generally you need to go for a stroll and burst into tears and nobody notices or cares and it’s fantastic and soothing.
Is a frown one thing you do together with your brow or your mouth?
My #1 journey important for saving my laptop computer/neck/sanity.
The New Yorker shares the very best TV exhibits of 2022. (However the place’s Dangerous Sisters?)
Free all-terrain wheelchairs arrive at state parks!
Sophia Coppola’s bookshelf, together with the ebook she hopes will get become a film: “Sorrow and Bliss by Meg Mason. I’d prefer to see the film directed by Emerald Fennell and starring Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Riz Ahmed.” (Elle)
Unbelievable rooms I’d have in my mansion if I have been wealthy. (This made me chortle for approach too lengthy.)
My small biz shout-out: Final night time I had dinner with my pal Leah, and he or she showered me with help and (welcome) recommendation about some household/sickness/work/social stuff that we’re going via proper now. She’s a life coach and I stored considering, omg is that this what she does for her shoppers?! I don’t normally make recs like this, however holy smokes she is nice.
Plus, two reader feedback:
Says Alexa on the hard-to-shop-for present information: “Lottery tickets are my go-to white elephant present, and other people go WILD!” Provides Sarah: “We do a white elephant yearly with my husband’s household, and it’s a slog. However this 12 months, I’m doing two envelopes: ‘The Positive Factor’ with $20 money and ‘The Gamble’ with $20 price of lottery tickets. We’ll see the way it goes over!” [Ed. note: Genius.]
Says Foolish Lily on 12 presents for dads: “The a number of years, for our dad and mom, we bought a cardboard folder with twelve slots, one for every month. In every pocket, we put a present card with a notice. As an illustration, a $50 grocery store present card in November was for his or her Thanksgiving turkey. One 12 months, we simply gave present playing cards to eating places. That was the 12 months my mother referred to as me mid-February to announce, ‘We’ve used all our dinner playing cards!’ She’s been gone 16 years now nevertheless it nonetheless makes me chortle. It’s an expensive present however it may be for any quantity — an envelope for grandchildren may include $10 in June for the primary ice cream cones of the summer time, and the identical quantity in December for warm sweets whereas driving round city to see the lights. One 12 months, we gave playing cards for our grandkids to take their dad and mom out to breakfast. They have been all underneath six, so it was a giant hit. When you get began, you may be amazed on the concepts you give you. Better of all, it avoids the avalanche of toys and spreads Christmas all year long. Hope this helps, and completely happy holidays!”
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