The 8 Best Sales Today

The 8 Best Sales Today

Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! We have another post coming up soon, and here’s our 2022 gift guide so far. Meanwhile, if you’re doing some shopping for yourself or others, here are eight amazing sales today… Nordstrom is having a huge sale. I’m stocking up on...
Four Fun Things | Cup of Jo

Four Fun Things | Cup of Jo

Do you ever wear half-zip sweaters? After reading Joanna’s theory — that they make everyone instantly more attractive — I decided to try one, which comes in five colors. Turns out, she was right! It was an unexpected but pleasant surprise. (Also, how good is this...
Shopping With My Preteen | Cup of Jo

Shopping With My Preteen | Cup of Jo

I was 11. It was almost summer, my mom and I were at the local mall, looking for a bathing suit. I’d not yet banished her from the dressing room and was desperate for the suit that “everyone” (“EVERYONE, MOM!!!!!”) had: one of those bikinis that attached on the sides....
Do or Don’t: Mustaches | Cup of Jo

Do or Don’t: Mustaches | Cup of Jo

Today, I have a very, very important question for the group: What are your thoughts on mustaches? I’ve always loved beards (clearly), but over the last few years, I’ve been spotting more and more guys with simple mustaches around town. Honestly — and this surprised me...
5 Things I Noticed in NYC

5 Things I Noticed in NYC

A few weeks ago, my husband Max, our toddler Ella, and I flew to New York for seven days to explore and hang out with Joanna and the Cup of Jo team. This was my first time visiting New York as an adult*, and as soon as I stepped out of JFK, I launched into 168 hours...
My Persian Jewish Nose: A Love Story

My Persian Jewish Nose: A Love Story

This past spring, I ducked into a hole-in-the-wall in downtown Manhattan and got my nose pierced. I walked out on air, giddy with a newfound confidence in my face. It might sound silly for a 35-year-old to find her anchor in a nose ring, but it was a long time coming....