Have a Great Weekend.

What are you up to this weekend? I’m heading home from England, where I was visiting my aunt and grandmother. My suitcase is full of British candy for the boys! I can’t wait to catch up with them and you. Hope you have a good one, and here are a few links from around the…

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12 Reader Comments on Kindness

Lately we’ve noticed amazing stories of kindness in the comments and thought we should share them as soon as humanly possible. Here are 15 reader comments… On help that heals: “There’s nothing I could ever do to repay the kindness of the hospital chaplain, who helped my grandma when she was dying of COVID. She…

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Cookbook Club 101: What It Is and How to Start Your Own

As previously seen on Wit & Delight Every time I mention my cookbook club on Instagram or to someone in person, eager questions tend to follow. “What is cookbook club?” “Is it a potluck?” “Can I start my own?” I love hearing others’ excitement for this tradition that has become so dear to my heart….

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My Beauty Uniform: Hannah Cheng

Seven years ago, Hannah Cheng decided to leave her finance career to open a dumpling restaurant in New York City with her sister, Marian. “We named it Mimi Cheng’s after our mom,” she says. “She thought it was a really bad name and that we should have named it ‘Excellent Dumpling House.’ Here, the restaurateur…

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8 Creativity Prompts I Swear By to Get You Out of a Rut

Plenty of experts will explain the benefits of daily creativity. This always used to baffle me a bit, because I once thought creativity was a feeling or a state of mind that would just magically show up, a spontaneous sense of inspiration worth seizing. Over time, I’ve realized that creativity is actually a practice, and…

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Milkshake For One, Please

It probably seems odd to be writing about a milkshake just as the fall air starts to breeze into my world… …but the truth is, my daughter discovered this vegan milkshake (via the Hawaii-based influencer Earthy Andy) earlier in the summer, and got me so hooked, I don’t see myself giving it up just because…

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My Packing List for England

What do you usually pack for trips? My friend Susan has a great approach: she packs in a single color scheme, so she can mix and match during her trip. Before leaving for this week with my aunt and grandmother in Cornwall (yaaaaaaaayyyyyy!), I wrote down the mostly blue pieces that can layer for unpredictable…

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