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What are you up to this weekend? We are going to our friends’ cabin in Connecticut. I’m looking forward to walks in the woods and eggs and bacon. Thank you again for all your very sweet comments this week, and Happy Mother’s Day to all you mothers and mothers-to-be out there! (This made me laugh.) Meanwhile, here are a few fun posts from around the web…

Can’t wait to read this book.

15 words you should eliminate from your vocabulary to sound smarter.

Empathy cards from a cancer survivor.

Blue Apron is giving two free meals to Cup of Jo readers.

Would you do a lunch swap?

Humans of New York’s fantastic Met Gala photos. Love the interviews.

A hilarious online game of The Shining.

The saddest cookbooks ever. (Braces.)

Six different NYC mothers on the street — worth reading.

How to look great this summer. (Have you tried it?)

JetBlue is starting direct flights to Cuba in July.

CHEESE MAY BE THE SECRET TO A LONGER LIFE!!!!!!! #daymade #mindblown

I just got this jacket and will be wearing it every day from now on.

Surprise: The best way to keep flowers fresh.

Did you read this upsetting expose of nail salons? Here’s what you can do.

(Shining game and cheese via Miss Moss)