What are you up to this weekend? We’re going out for Mexican food tonight, and tomorrow we’re going on a family bike ride. Also, I’ve gotten really sucked into this book. (B.J. Novak said, “I thought it was incredible that a book that was so much of a pulpy heart-pounding thriller had so many intimate sophisticated observations about human nature.”) Have you read it? Hope you have a relaxing weekend, and here are a few fun posts from around the web…

A song to kick off the weekend.

Have you tried this? Every beauty editor I know swears by it.

The picky eaters club.

How to serve grapes.

A hilarious review of every single drugstore mascara.

These Halloween costumes are a trip. (Ira Glass!)

A cool app for saving.

This texting trick made me laugh. (The whole blog is great.)

Genius tip: ice-cube popsicles.

Learning to love criticism.

Are you guilty of blue cheese blabbing?

Riveting photos of the Underground Railroad.

Seven events that sparked baby booms.

(Photo by Branislav Jovanović)