The Natural History Museum – NYC

The weather has been pretty chilly in NYC lately, so Jon and I have been all about checking out new museums, restaurants, and coffee shops. This past weekend, we went to the Natural History Museum located in the upper west side of Manhattan. The Museum was very easy to get to, there’s even an entrance…

Lyssy’s Eats NYC: Serendipity

Serendipity is one of the most famous dessert places in NYC!  They are known for their frozen hot chocolate and massive, decadent sundaes. They are also known for being featured in the movie “Serendipity” with John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale which includes them drinking the frozen hot chocolate. I had been to Serendipity when I…

Lyssy’s Eats NYC: Beauty and Essex Review

Hi friends! It’s currently Restaurant Week in NYC and Jon and I took full advantage! Restaurant Week happens twice a year in NYC and a select number of restaurants participate and offer special menus for a lower price. It runs Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner. The lunch is a three-course menu for $26…

2018 Recap – The Best Year Ever!

Happy New Year!! Maybe it’s just me, but I swear this year flew by so fast! I always like recapping and reflecting on the year, and then thinking about my goals and things I’m excited about in the next year. I used to do this in a very long journal entry, but now I’ve got…

Five Favorite Christmas Traditions

Hi friends! There are only 5 More days until Christmas!!! 🎄🎅🏻 I just love the anticipation of Christmas so much. Jon and I are flying to Michigan today where I will spend Christmas with my family. We have watched almost all of the Christmas movies, seen most of the trees, and even built a gingerbread…