Have a Lovely Weekend. | Cup of Jo

What are you up to this weekend? We are hanging with my grandmother and eating our weight in fish and chips. She also knows all the words to this poem, which is heartbreakingly beautiful and poignant. Hope you have a good one, and here are a few fun links from around the web… My #1 […]

Tater Tots Cake | Cup of Jo

The night my boyfriend turned the big 4-0, I walked into his living room holding a cake in my hands, while all our friends sang “Happy Birthday.” But the cake I put down in front of him wasn’t sweet. In fact, it was my own pâtissière spin on the seven-layer dip, a campy summertime classic, […]

“How I Found Out I Had 35 Siblings”

While reading the gripping new memoir Normal Family: Truth, Love and How I Met My 35 Siblings by Chrysta Bilton, I challenge you not to feel every emotion course through your body. At one especially astonishing plot twist, I gasped so loudly on a bus that the other passengers turn to stare. Normal Family begins […]

Have a Great Weekend. | Cup of Jo

What are you up to this weekend? We are heading to my grandmother’s house in England, and I can’t wait to squeeze her. I can already hear the noisy seagulls. Hope you have a good one, and here are a few fun links from around the web… How cool are these bedroom ideas? Especially the […]

A Week of Outfits: Aurelia Ugarte

Aurelia Ugarte lives in Jacksonville, Alabama, where she co-owns the restaurant Heirloom Taco. “My parents have a food truck in Austin, so the food industry is something I grew up around and I’ve always had a passion for,” she says. Aurelia started the restaurant with her husband (and high-school sweetheart), Shane, and his parents. “I […]

Heather Taylor’s L.A. Home Is a Patterned Fever Dream

“I’m about the cozy life,” says home goods designer Heather Taylor, whose family lives in a one-story home in Laurel Canyon. Her daughters, Scarlett and Marigold, make forts with a million pillows. Her husband Alex plays classical music “to the point where it’s oppressive,” Heather laughs, and she herself loves Scottish podcasts and needlepointing. Take […]

Magazine for Your Forties

Literally just sent this to my sister. By the hilarious Grace Farris. P.S. Ways to unwind and packing styles.… Read more The post Magazine for Your Forties appeared first on Cup of Jo. Source link Belita KimballI’m a health and wellness writer and blogger with an interest in food, fitness, and living life to the […]

Have a Lovely (Long) Weekend.

What are you up to this weekend? Our friend Naudia is getting married, and I can’t wait to dance with her mom! We might also make a strawberry cake to ring in the summer. Hope you have a good one, and here are a few links from around the web… Um, I’m good, thanks. Wait! […]

Help! What Non-Alcoholic Drinks Do You Like?

Over past summers, Alex and I have loved drinking white wine on the stoop in the evenings or enjoying post-bike-ride beers, but! We are drinking less alcohol these days and looking for great non-alcoholic drinks instead. (I still love a fizzy drink at night.) Here are two that I like, and I’d love to hear […]

The Magical 10-Year Plan | Cup of Jo

When I was a teenager, I’d go to bed thinking about the future in so much detail that it felt like a hallucination. I’d picture walking down a sidewalk between skyscrapers, hearing taxis honk and smelling fried onions from a food truck. The dream would blur and change. Then I’d be walking through a field […]