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Have a Loving Weekend.

Have a Loving Weekend

What are you up to this weekend? The boys are learning to ride bikes!!! We’ll be cruising very slowly around the neighborhood to celebrate. Thank you also for the honest, insightful comments on this post. Take care of yourselves, and here are a few links from around the web…

Three women on why they walked themselves down the aisle.

Good news!!!

The career question that changed my life.”

Loving this little guy for rosy cheeks.

9 life-changing time management tips. “Economist Tim Harford points out that saying yes to one thing means saying no to something else that you could have done with that time: ‘Will I write a book review and thus not write a chapter of my own book? Will I give a talk to some students, and therefore not read a bedtime story to my son? Will I participate in the panel discussion instead of having a conversation over dinner with my wife?'”

A pretty dress for date nights.

Brooklyn Bridge Park is building a pool!

The trick to making caprese salad even better.

A great apology has three parts.

Into these goddess pots.

Plus, two great reader comments:

Says Erin on kids in conversation: “The other day, my son commented that one of my teeth looked chipped. I explained that it wasn’t chipped, just crooked, because I’d never had braces. He said, ‘Don’t ever get braces because I love you too much like this.’ Omg. That one comment solved years of self-consciousness about my teeth.”

Says Abby on the magic of summer: “I love feeling tired on a hot summer evening after a day in the sun, putting on a loose T-shirt and comfy underwear, lying on top of crisp, clean sheets with a fan on at the foot of my bed, reading a delicious book.”

(Photo by John David Quate. Goddess pots via Tina. Time management tips via Erin.)

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Our Old Apartment Was Transformed by My Brazilian Friend

Gisela Gueiros Brooklyn Home Tour

What if a friend moved into your home and completely redecorated? That basically happened with us! Last year, our beloved former apartment became available for rent, and my friend Gisela Gueiros ended up moving in with her husband and twin boys. Full of plants and color, the space now feels really different. Here, the lovely Gisela talks about raising twins, hanging art and entertaining like a Brazilian…

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