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Have you ever sat next to your family at a summer get-together, during the usual “life update” exchanges, and you start to realize that even though you love them, you don’t really love them Know them? I have. This happens to me a lot. Recently, it was Memorial Day, and my Tionick and I were sitting on a beach picnic.Nick is my tall, cheerful, moustache great-uncle who grows heirloom tomatoes and calls me girl. He married my grandma’s sister, tía Esther, and he’s been at every family gathering since 1971, decades before I was born. When I was in elementary…

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Next week the boys and I will be traveling to Cornwall to visit my Aunt Lulu and other relatives.This will be our first summer trip since my grandmother died so it will feel bittersweet but we are excited about the chirping seagulls, the boat ride and the salt and vinegar chips potato chips. Here’s what I’m packing… 1. This denim dress is a huge splurge, but one of the best bang for your buck. (I’ve probably worn it twice a week for the past four summers.) It fits perfectly from a boat ride to a cliff walk to an evening…

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My sister got the NYT No Cookbook cookbook a while back and now every time I talk to her she mentions something new she makes. “Have you ever salty French toast? ’ and she’ll tell me. Or, ‘We made a Boursin asparagus tart last night for dinner! ” But what was the dish that finally caught my attention? Single Ingredient Ice Cream: Freeze bananas and place in a food processor. That’s it! You can eat the bowls on their own or top them with peanuts, maple syrup, berries, powdered sugar, cinnamon, hot fudge, chocolate chips, chocolate chips, whipped cream, or…

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How did you learn about sex growing up? This weekend, I finally watched Dirty Dancing, so omg, the theme is “FRONT OF MIND”. While we were growing up, my mom was very open about sex and was straight up answering any questions we had; I’m trying to do the same with my kids. But different people’s experience is very different! Here are some friends’ stories… “I had a conversation with my mom. I was 12 or 13, very sheltered. We were on vacation in Vermont as a family. I was hiking with my mom and she said, ‘So! Do you…

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What are you going to do this weekend? We’re going to Jenny’s for burgers tonight. Plus, CoJ reader Alexa made me laugh: “All I can say is, I totally hope to drop by tomorrow to see if Dirty Dancing is your weekend plan,” she wrote yesterday. “There’s nothing else to do. If anything, cancel it.” Well, that too! Hope you have a good one, here are some links from around the web… Love this blanket for summer evenings. Have you seen the trailer for Dumb Money? It looks striking. Now That is Egg sandwiches. Milwaukee Airport has a reorganization area.…

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We recently spent 5 nights at the charming Casanova dei Boschi, an 18th century farmhouse in the heart of Tuscany’s Val d’Orcia. If you’re yearning for a fairytale getaway full of country charm and stunning views, then this is the place for you. With five bedrooms, a full kitchen, a living room, and a wood burning fireplace, it’s the perfect destination for friends or family! Living in Casanova dei Boschi with my parents and my then 10-month-old child, Oliver, was like a childhood fantasy fulfilled. We enjoyed leisurely mornings in the garden, hired a private chef for an evening cooking…

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Over the past decade, we’ve launched the Beauty Uniform line, where women we love – including comedians, restaurateurs, poets and Joanna’s Aunt Lulu – share their favorite finds and bedtime routines . We’ve found the best foundation, lipstick, and hair tools we trust right now, too. Today, we’re revealing the 10 most recommended products of all time… Gemma Burgess photo by Frankie Marin Most Recommended Cleansing Products: Cetaphil Why people love it: “I have sensitive skin, and Cetaphil has never let me down,” says Associate Editor Jannelle Sanchez. “It leaves my skin feeling clean, but not tight or flaky.” Japanese…

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Last week, I scoured the freezer for dinner ideas and whined about it. It was one of those muggy weekends in July when the idea of ​​actually cooking sounded awful. I opened the vegetable drawer to find the farm-fresh summer produce I had hauled home in high spirits a few days earlier, while imagining all manner of elegant dishes. My dinnertime tantrums instantly vanished in the face of that neglected vegetable that I knew what to do: the magic zucchini tomato. I call it the Miracle Zucchini Tomato thing, because frankly, I think the “recipe” feels a bit grand here.…

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One day I forgot my sunscreen at home so my friend Andy asked me to borrow his… “Apparently, it’s ‘the best-smelling sunscreen in the world,'” he told me as he handed me the tube. “But, honestly, it is.” Developed by a hit fragrance house, the scent is what I can only describe as a warm, coconutty, nostalgic childhood poolside scent. I fell in love with it so genuinely and so quickly that I got my daily sunscreen and a somewhat random car fragrance. I can’t resist! Now, everyone who rides in our car is completely insane. On car air fresheners.…

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Updated: October 2019 Before I started traveling full time, I had no idea what a VPN was, what it did or how to use it. But now, I use a VPN all the time when I travel — on the road, and even at home. In simple terms, a VPN creates a virtual tunnel between you and the Internet. To explain this, I’ve created the ultimate guide to using a VPN while traveling! What is a VPN? A VPN stands for Virtual Private Network and is basically a private connection between your computer and any website or application. By setting…

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