Mom in The City: Part V

Not too many days ago, my mom flew to visit us here in New York. Just as with any other visit she’s made, it’s hard to believe this one has already come and gone. Oh, but what a fun four days we had together though. We made sure not to make any plans for the weekend prior to her arrival, as we both knew no agenda meant absolutely no rushing. Looking back, that was the best decision. Four days spent in total relaxation catching up was exactly what the two of us needed.

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Parentals Take on New York City

You know when your parents come to visit you in the city — especially when your Dad hasn’t been to New York since the 70’s (!!!) — you’ve got to show them the best time. Well, with all the smiles, laughter, and sore feet that were brought on last weekend, I think it’s safe to say Derek and I did just that. I’ll skip the time-passes-too-fast rant, and jump right to the part of I’m still trying to wrap my head around the fact their visit has already come and gone. Thankfully, we have an abundance of photos to relive their visit, over and over again.

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Claire & Jenna Take on The City

Last weekend, my older sister, Claire and her best friend, Jenna, flew up to New York to spend a few days with us. Even though I cannot really comprehend how their visit has already come and gone (time, won’t you just slow down, even a little?) I’m so excited to share some of the photos from their time in the city. And since we practically walked them to death to see as many sights as we could squeeze in a day, there are BUNCH of pics to share.

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When You See a Colorful Backdrop

There’s a colorful corner in Carroll Gardens. It’s a corner my eyes gaze upon each and every morning as I stare out the subway window right before going underground. When passing it, I cannot help but wonder why the corner is painted in so many striped colors. To this day, I still don’t know the answer.

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Mom & Grace Take on NYC

It’s always such a special treat to have faces from home come visit us in the city. Of course it was no different when Mom & Grace flew up for a few days not too long ago.

Since we haven’t been back to North Carolina since Christmas, I was literally counting down till their visit.

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Holiday Markets, Christmas Trees & a Little Bit of Everything

Remember a while back when I couldn’t stop professing my love for autumn in the city, and basically swore up and down it just had to be my favorite time of the year here? Well, I was wrong. While I loved everything about spending days sitting on street benches watching the fiery golden leaves fall, and of course the brisk air during city walks, I have to admit, Christmas in the city takes the win.

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