Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones are planning to reunite for Thanksgiving, according to reports.
The married couple, who announced their separation in August, are thought to be planning to celebrate the American holiday together with their two children in New York in November.
A source told the Daily Mirror: "It's baby steps. They're not back as a full-time couple but they aren't taking off rings. When Michael said he was hopeful of a reconciliation, he knew it would take a while."
It comes after the pair, w ho share the same birth date - September 25 - reportedly didn't spend their birthdays together, although they were said to be living together again and trying to work through their marriage problems.
Emmy-winning Behind The Candelabra star Michael has suggested they would reconcile, saying: "I'm very hopeful we're going to work things out."
Catherine, who married Michael 13 years ago, revealed the couple were having a break. They have two children together - 13-year-old Dylan and 10-year-old Carys.
Her spokeswoman said: "Catherine and Michael are taking some time apart to evaluate and work on their marriage. There will be no further comment."