All The Pieces I’m Loving From Quince’s Big Sale

Good news! Quince — the San Francisco-based brand that creates luxury essentials at reasonable prices — is having one of their biggest sales of the year. They rarely hold sales, so we’re eyeing their beautiful pieces to wear year-round — like big sunglasses and this ribbed skirt. Here are a few more favorites… First, how…

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A Parenting Hack I Stumbled Upon This Weekend

This weekend, I stumbled upon a way to help my kids stop bickering… Toby, Anton and I were lucky enough to be able to borrow a friend’s house on the North Fork. How gorgeous is it??? She has an incredible eye for color and pattern. The “before” photo lol When we arrived, however, both boys…

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8 Reader Comments on Marriage

When it comes to marriage, we’ve talked about everything from funny pet peeves to how to make sex great, and over the years, we’ve collected some priceless reader comments. Here are some favorites… On great advice: “People often say that communication is the key to a successful marriage, but I disagree. I believe it’s KIND…

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Our New Favorite Summer Pants Can Be Worn Instead of Sweatpants or Dress Pants (?!)

The Ultimate Summer Style Upgrade: Linen-Blend Pull-On Pleated Pants Summer style is all about finding that elusive balance between looking sharp and staying comfortable. Enter the linen-blend pull-on pleated pants, the modern man’s secret weapon for effortless warm-weather sophistication. As style contributor Daniel Baraka aptly puts it, these pants are a sartorial paradox, marrying the…

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Do You Buy Yourself a Birthday Present?

It’s after Memorial Day which means it’s summer which means it’s about to be July which means it’s almost my birthday. A few years ago, by accident, I started a new birthday tradition. Here’s what happened… In late spring, I ordered some colorful glasses. I loved the bubble-y blown glass, but when they arrived, I…

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What Do You Cook When Eating Solo?

I just read the biography of legendary cookbook editor, Judith Jones… Jones was the editor of some of the biggest authors of the past century (Julia Child, Madhur Jaffrey, John Updike, Sylvia Plath), but as Jones got older, she wrote her own books — first a memoir, and then a cookbook called The Pleasures of…

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Our Garden Makeover

There’s one space in our Brooklyn house that I’ve never shared on Cup of Jo… Our back garden! It’s always been a little oasis, but we used to have knock-around used furniture that wasn’t very photo-worthy. This summer, however, I was excited to spend long evenings with friends and host game nights for preteens. So,…

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Four TV Scenes That Made Me Laugh

Oh my gosh, I’m always in the best mood in June. The weather is so breezy and warm, it feels like a kiss in your skin. To keep the vibes going strong, here are four funny TV scenes (and please share ones you love!)… [embedded content] The character Kelli shines in Insecure, and I’m going…

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