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What are you up to this weekend? We are taking it easy. I want to hang out with the boys and take some walks around the neighborhood. Honestly, that’s it! Hope you have a good one, and here are a few fun links from around the web…

The top 25 news photos of 2018.

Catastrophe released the season 4 trailer!!!

How fun is the idea of a personality cheese board?

The unifying theory of alcohol.

Recently, I’ve been getting into watching videos of professional mentalists, where they’ll accurately guess what people are thinking. Seriously, HOW DO THEY DO IT? I’m totally fascinated and totally stumped.

Have you tried Care/of? They figure out your ideal vitamins based on a fun little quiz. (Cup of Jo readers get a special discount.)

Three couples on how they make financial decisions together.

The prettiest shower curtains.

Anton helped make chocolate banana bread for his class, and it was delicious.

Stocking up on this miracle beauty product.

New Year’s Resolutions, based on your Myers-Briggs personality type.

Or should we all just get bangs? :)

Plus, three reader comments:

Says Lib on 10 things to keep in your kitchen: “I’ve started paying close attention (not in a creepy way, but in a present and interested way) to other people’s grocery items while I wait in line. Makes the time actually enjoyable, and seeing how other people choose to fill their carts and homes feels so intimate to me, like a glimpse into their solo weeknight creativities or kids’ favorites.”

Says Lauren on New Year’s resolutions: “I’ve found monthly resolutions to be much better for me. Having just 30 days to accomplish a goal gets me going more than a yearly, ‘Okay, THIS is the year I stop eating so much chocolate.’ January’s resolution is to not use my phone in bed. Small, but I’ve already gotten through most of a novel! At the end of the month, I can stop and move on to the next one. However, I’ve found that a month is enough to make something a habit.”

Says Jen on New Year’s resolutions: “My snarky goal one year was to replace all of my small, silly underwear with huge panties and just BE OK WITH IT, and it is still the best resolution I’ve ever made! My life seriously changed when I bought undies two sizes too big. So comfy! No wedgies! I am a hardcore big panty evangelist now.”

P.S. We have a partnerships job opening, if you’re looking!

(Photo from my Instagram. Drinking essay via Swissmiss.)