What are you up to this weekend? Alex’s mom is visiting, so we’ll be showing her around our new neighborhood. Every building is draped in fake spider webs and glow-in-the-dark spiders; and the crisp air and fall foliage are bolstering. As Anne of Green Gables said, “I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” Have a wonderful weekend, and here are a few fun links from around the web…

Can you spot the dog?

Drunk J.Crew models made me laugh.

How to chop onions without crying.

(Or you could wear these.)

Happiness tip: Buy experiences, not things.

10 words to ban from your emails.

The surprising clothing item you should stock up on this fall.

Life with a pet lion.

Crazy fact: If you rub garlic on your feet, you’ll taste it thirty minutes later!

How to estimate when people will arrive at a party.

Made me laugh. I’m old!

The 70 Percent Rule—when to delegate.

We’ve baked these cookies THREE times in the past two weeks. Highly recommended.

(Photo of Diane Keaton and Al Pacino in The Godfather. Email words via Swissmiss)