What are you as much as this weekend? We’re planning to hold with pals and hopefully go swimming. Additionally, scorching tip for my fellow New Yorkers: We simply found this Italian spot in Carroll Gardens, began by 4 charming pals from throughout Italy, and the meals is FANTASTIC. It’s nonetheless undiscovered, however I doubt it is going to be for lengthy, so go forth! Hope you’ve one, and listed below are a number of hyperlinks from across the net…
Portraits of motherhood.
Oooh, chocolate chip cookies with a stunning ingredient.
Is the errand hang the important thing to true friendship?
I need to put on this beautiful high all over the place.
“My points with the Goodnight Moon bed room,” hahaha.
And a 10-month-old’s wishlist.
LOVED this trustworthy essay (and photograph) from Serena Williams, as she steps away from skilled tennis. “I’ve by no means favored the phrase retirement. It doesn’t really feel like a contemporary phrase to me… Possibly the very best phrase to explain what I’m as much as is evolution. I’m right here to inform you that I’m evolving away from tennis, towards different issues which are essential to me,” she says. “I’m torn: I don’t need it to be over, however on the similar time I’m prepared for what’s subsequent. I don’t know the way I’m going to have the ability to take a look at this journal when it comes out, realizing that that is it, the top of a narrative that began in Compton, California, with just a little Black lady who simply needed to play tennis.” (Vogue)
The fun of swimming whereas fats. (NYTimes present hyperlink)
Dermstore’s HUGE sale is going on proper now. (I’m stocking up on this and this.)
This polka dot room!
Plus, two reader feedback:
Says Veronica on Toby’s genius strategy to make pals: “Inviting pals over when the home is a multitude is a ‘degree up’ of friendship. If you happen to really feel nervous about it, you possibly can at all times work as much as it. Earlier than we had youngsters, my husband and I had a pal that we agreed to have dinner with each Sunday, normally at our home, though he sometimes hosted. The primary few dinners have been extra advanced and came about in a cleaner home, however because the weeks glided by, and it turned extra routine, our cleansing undoubtedly slipped. It turned out to be the very best factor ever for taking our friendship to a extra snug degree. After we moved to a different metropolis, now we have hosted him for impromptu weekends, once more, as a result of we didn’t really feel the necessity to have the home completely clear to take action. Additionally, I bear in mind how completely happy he was after I instructed him, ‘You’re a messy home pal. I permit no excuse to get in the best way of spending time with you.’ He took it as meant, as the very best of compliments.”
Says Giulia on 4 enjoyable issues: “I should be the 4649768012164 reader to ever write this, however I simply got here to this web page after a type of laborious laborious laborious days with no sleep for months and relentless work with my impossibly liked two underneath 2, and the remark part felt like a heat, straightforward lounge with pals chatting. Received me teary and lifted my temper suddenly. At all times, at all times grateful!”
(Picture by Jeff Wasserman/Stocksy.)