Happy Friday! And Happy Good Friday to those who observe the Easter holiday. Here’s what I love about Easter: brunch is almost a requirement and egg-shaped Reese’s. Here’s what I don’t love: jelly beans and having to leave all the easy eggs in the egg hunt ‘for the kids’. Oh and Peeps! I never really got into Peeps.

I will spend Easter this year with family – cousins, aunts, uncles, grandparents. I haven’t done this in years, but I’m looking forward to brunching with a crowd that seriously knows how to party, and then watching the next generation eat too much sugar.

Next week you’ll find us in London for some work meetings. We can’t wait to be back ‘home’ and we have filled in all the blank space in our schedule with things like dentist appointments and assignments for the blog and lots of friend time. It will be magical.

Wherever this holiday weekend finds you, I hope that you have plenty of free time to download your brain with a few fun finds from the internet. Or, if your weekend is likely to be a pastel swirl of activity, take a break when you can to savor something mindless. Or something chocolate, as the case may be.

Onwards!


Time for the annual closet clothes switch.

“Dystopian food-holding vessels of the future.”

The world’s 50 best restaurants list came out this week. I’ve been to 5.

Criticism of the list soon followed.

Authors who hated the movie adaptations of their books.

Why walking tours rule. Even the weird ones.

Referencing our 50 best bites in London as we plan the eating frenzy next week.

Do millennial men want stay at home wives? Do millennial women care?

People who talk to pets, plants and cars are totally normal.

What about people who throw their pets birthday parties?

Ina’s best, in under 60 minutes.

Wish I had this particular talent.

Get ready for my overuse of the new dumpling emoji.

Adult friendships are hard.

The lazy person’s food cheat sheets.

If you missed it, we were in the Bay Area for a couple weeks. It was warm and amazing.

Cheers to you and yours this weekend. I raise my glass of passionfruit La Croix to you in unironic joy and hope you have a great one. Until next time…

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