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How to Run (It Feels Good, I Swear)

Last weekend, I was supposed to run the NYC Half Marathon. But the universe had other plans… Like so many things, the race was canceled. Soon after, gyms around the country were closed. Suddenly, running — a solo activity that can be done outdoors, away

Four Fun Things

The other day, we mistakenly bought chicken thighs (instead of chicken breasts), and it was such a happy accident! They were so full of flavor. Now I’m on the hunt for all the chicken thigh recipes — including lemony, oniony and panko-crusted. Any recommendations? How pretty is this apartment? Love

Have a Delicious Weekend.

What are you up to this weekend? We are making pizza and watching Fatal Attraction, which is so scary! Also, you may have noticed our new ads. We are exploring different revenue streams for the site, since my goal is to continue paying our team and

New Graphic Novel

Do you ever read graphic novels? This week, I flew through… …Dancing at the Pity Party, a new graphic memoir by Tyler Feder, about losing her mother when she was in college. She discovers her mom has cancer before her sophomore year. She watches her mom go

Book Club: Red at the Bone

Today’s our second meeting of the Cup of Jo book club! We read Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson. Here’s a Q&A with the author, and then let’s chat about the book in the comments! Here goes… How did you decide on the title “Red at

Four Fun Things

Is anyone else obsessed with chef Eric Ripert’s Instagram right now? During normal times Ripert is a Michelin-starred chef and owner of New York’s Le Bernardin. But these days, he’s just like the rest of us, stuck at home and cooking for his family night after night.

Have a Lovely Weekend.

What are you up to this weekend? I’ve been talking to my dad on the phone most evenings and he’s gotten me into Jeopardy. It’s fun to watch, and Alex Trebek looks exactly the same as always. (His agelessness reminds me of this.) Have a good

Have a Beautiful Weekend.

What are you up to this weekend? We are having important conversations with the boys and it’s been interesting how they bring things up and ask questions at random times, like when we’re on a walk or in the car. They’re really thinking things over.

What Books Have You Read Lately?

Are you reading anything good right now? I just finished a book, and it was kind of strange… The book is Rodham, the latest from Curtis Sittenfeld. The novel follows Hillary Rodham — yes, that Hillary Rodham — from her days as a Yale law student to the

Have a Lovely Weekend.

What are you up to this weekend? We have been making our own pizza with dough from the neighborhood pizzeria. We always choose pineapple as a topping, and it tastes perfectly sweet with the salty cheese. (Who’s with me?) Hope you have a good one,