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What are you as much as this weekend? The boys and I are driving to Guilford, Connecticut, to hang around with our pals Rob and Sharon of Disaster jean skirts fame. Additionally, we made it by January, guys!!!! Congrats to us all. Hope you have got one, and listed here are just a few hyperlinks from across the net…

At present’s Large Salad situation options my long-time good friend Abbey Nova’s backyard makeover (it’s magical), plus her favourite attractive books, her therapist’s finest recommendation, and a marriage-saving rest room product. Learn it right here, when you’d like.

Crispy potatoes with mushrooms, yum.

Omg this bumper sticker.

The TV sequence Mr. and Mrs. Smith — starring Donald Glover and Maya Erskine — comes out in the present day.

Additionally, the Aussie comedy Offspring seems to be good. (“LOVED OFFSPRING,” wrote Laura, a Large Salad reader. “Named my daughter Zara, wormed into my mind whereas watching that present.”)

Channeling the French women I noticed in Paris.

What it’s prefer to be a therapist for the ultra-rich. “It’s been a very long time since I’ve been, ‘Whoa. You probably did what? With what? And also you crashed what sort of Ferrari?’ If I’m ever shocked, I don’t have an excellent poker face. In some methods, I’m a actuality examine for my shoppers, and I believe they like that.” (NYMag)

This subscription makes my life a lot simpler. (Plus, a reduction!)

My good friend Lina made brownie shortbread for my birthday and it was INCREDIBLE. (NYTimes present hyperlink)

What’s your favourite airport amenity? I just like the rocking chairs in Portland, Maine, however wow this indoor forest!

Ought to we carry again the Nineteen Seventies dialog pit?

What a lovely e-book cowl.

Be like a choir. xo

Plus three reader feedback…

Says Olivia on my #1 parenting objective: “I’ve two youngsters and one preteen. What I’ve discovered has a huge impact on them is being optimistic about teenagers basically. I’ve realized that adolescents are surrounded by adverse feedback about themselves: ‘Youngsters,’ adults will say, ‘what a nightmare.’ ‘Youngsters are terrible.’ ‘You’ve gotten youngsters in the home? Poor you!’ I’m satisfied it makes them begin to consider that they’re unloveable. So, I ensure to say to them, and round them, at any time when I can: ‘I really like youngsters, you’re all so fascinating and humorous, your brains are increasing in all these totally different instructions, you introduce me to new issues, you retain my finger on the heartbeat, you present me all these new exhibits/songs/vocab, you’ve taught me the right way to do nice eyeliner, I LOVE TEENAGERS.’”

Says Mary on my #1 parenting objective: “As a mother of two tweens, I’m attempting actually laborious not take something personally. It helps to vent to my spouse and say, ‘Our child is being a turd proper now. A wonderfully regular, developmentally applicable turd.’”

Says Lauren O. on 12 Valentine’s Day items: “In case you actually need to say, ‘My emotions for you’ll outlast virtually every little thing else on the planet,’ would possibly I recommend naming a cockroach on the Bronx Zoo after your particular somebody? They used to supply this with a roach-shaped fancy chocolate to accompany the certificates, however as of late it’s both a luxurious roach or roach-print socks. I’ve achieved this for my husband and he…reacted like most individuals would, however I nonetheless suppose it’s a good suggestion.”

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