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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New York Lately

The last couple of days have been a bit dreary here in NYC, weather wise. Lots of winter winds and rain. Lots of rain. Despite the fact the clouds decided to cry extra hard the one afternoon I forgot an umbrella, I somehow managed to snap the image above of the Flatiron Building looking extra magical.

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Baking Cakes with Momofuku Milkbar

You know an epic day is ahead when you start your morning off baking a three-tiered, triple-frosted, six-inch, funfetti cake. I mean, come on. Don’t tell me your mouth isn’t already watering. Anyone who knows me well, knows I have a massive sweet-tooth, so when I heard about cake classes at Milkbar, my mind instantly started plotting when I could sign up.

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City Guides: Greenwich / West Village

I’m so stoked to be sharing with you all another NYC city guide on the blog today! Greenwich and the West Village are two of our favorite neighborhoods to explore in Manhattan. So much to see. So much to do. And of course, my favorite, so much to eat! The only challenge is trying to find enough time to do it all!

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New York Lately

I don’t know about your location, but the weather in New York has been extra lovely these past few weeks. Despite one or two days in the mix, the majority of the temps have been in the high 60’s, even mid 70’s, which is kind of unheard of for the end of October. But hey, I’m trying to soak in the warmth as much as possible before Mother Nature makes the official switch to colder temps. That of course means spending LOTS of time outside, which in turn is kind of perfect since fall looks so gorgeous on New York.

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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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