Kinfolk Issue 9 features a general theme: Define Your Weekend. Do weekends still exist? Are people who have kids able to enjoy them? The magazine will contain its usual mix of beautiful photo essays, recipes, illustrated guides, interviews and profiles of makers, shops and people, along with lots of discussion about how people spend their weekends, ideas for ways to use your leisure time and how to find the ultimate work-play balance. It will also offer insight on how to revitalize yourself, keep from working on days off and generally promote the idea of idle time and deep relaxation. The issue is dedicated to digging deep on the subject. Kinfolk, which recently changed its subtitle from “A Guide for Small Gatherings” to “Discovering New Things to Cook, Make and Do,” is a space where creative people can come together to share ideas for small gatherings and laid-back entertaining.Kinfolk is a place to discover new things to cook, make and do. It’s a growing international community of artists, photographers, writers and cooks sharing ideas for small gatherings, ways to take good care of friends and family and living a grounded, balanced lifestyle that is about connecting and conversation. Stunning photographs and colorful illustrations target individuals interested in recreational cooking and home entertaining. The collaborative style and content connects a growing demographic with creative individuals such as chefs, home cooks, designers, photographers and crafters, and encourages a laid-back approach to entertaining at home.