Top Five Meal Prep Tips

I’ve always loved the quote “Failing to plan is planning to fail”. I think this directly relates to my nutrition during the week. If I meal prep on the weekend, then I have so many different healthy foods to eat and will make better choices during the week. If I don’t meal prep, I’m scrambling…

Trader Joe’s Chicken & Veggie Soyaki Stir-Fry

Hey friends! I’m sharing a delicious, healthy, and super easy recipe today. I’ve been trying to eat healthier and eat more veggies and a stir-fry is the perfect way to do so! It’s almost like you’re tricking yourself into eating veggies because it’s so good. I got almost all of my ingredients from Trader Joe’s…

Magnolia Bakery & the West Side Highway

Hey friends! Welcome back to my blog. This weekend was one of the first warm weekends in NYC and we took full advantage! I love exploring the city, especially when the weather is warmer. This weekend we went to Magnolia Bakery and then walked back home along the West Side Highway. Both were new experiences…

Springtime in Central Park

Hi friends! I hope you all had a great weekend! The weather here was pretty rainy and gross, but last weekend we took advantage of the beautiful weather! Jon and I headed uptown to Central Park to take in all the spring sights. We were planning on getting cookies at Levain Bakery, but didn’t want…

Lyssy’s Eats: Crown Shy NYC Review

Hi friends! Today I am sharing a brand-new restaurant we tried in our neighborhood called Crown Shy. It’s run by a famous NYC chef named James Kent who used to work at a Michelin Star Restaurant before going off on his own. We tried it out with our friends a few weekends ago and had…

What’s Up: May 2019

Happy Tuesday friends! I can’t believe that it’s already May! This year is already flying by… April was a pretty busy month for me finishing up my busy season and then spending Easter in Michigan. I’m excited for the month ahead because Jon and I are going to Scotland for a little over a week….

Swell Ice Cream Review

A few weekends ago, Jon and I went to Trader Joe’s to stock up on our favorites and wander through the aisles to see what’s new. We saw this Swell ice cream for only $1.99 a pint – that’s a major steal in Manhattan!! We couldn’t find any reviews online and are a little skeptical…

Easter Weekend in Michigan 2019

Hey friends! I hope you all had a wonderful Easter weekend! I was so excited to go back to Michigan and see my family. I was really looking forward to a nice, relaxing weekend away from the city after my busy season. Jon and I flew home Thursday night and got in at about 8:30ish….

NYC Spring & Summer Bucket List

Hey friends! I’m back!! I survived tax season #5 and am back to the regularly scheduled blogs. This past busy season was my first with my new firm and it was a lot better than my last one. I only had to work two weekends, so it was really nice that I could still spend…

Hamilton on Broadway!

Ever since Jon and I have been dating, I’ve been DYING to see Hamilton on Broadway! I would jokingly ask him if we were going to see Hamilton every time I would visit. It’s one of the most famous shows on Broadway and the hardest one to get tickets to. This Christmas Jon surprised me…