What are your plans for the weekend? My mom is visiting, and the boys are in heaven (and eating too many chocolate-chip cookies). Hope you have a good weekend, and here are a few links from around the web…

How to email a busy person.

I just got this dress for the holidays:)

Would you drink this?

WHOA! Flights from NYC to LA might be just 2.5 hours in the future.

A gorgeous Brooklyn townhouse.

The real reason you want to eat your adorable baby.

Cinque Terre on a budget? Yes, please.

Winter party idea: Soup swap.

Why don’t all parking signs look like this?

The truth about Instagram photos.

Reading anything good these days? I just started this fascinating book, which apparently has two alternate endings.

How long it takes to feel better after a breakup.

A room filled with…rolling hills?

Celebrities who dramatically changed their bodies for movies.

Fascinating article: Money can’t buy happiness. (I liked the part about the summer camp.)

(Portrait of Romy Schneider and Alain Delon in 1959, by Nicolas Tikhomiroff and Yves Manciet)