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…

Miracle on 9th Street – NYC Pop-Up Christmas Bar

First things first, I can't believe we are a week away from Christmas!! Second unbelievable thing is that his weekend Jon and I actually went to the BAR! This was actually going out to a bar for a non-work-related event. There are these Christmas pop up bars all over the country that have festive drinks,…

Christmas in New York City – Bryant Park & Rockefeller Trees

I absolutely love how festive and cheery NYC is during Christmas! When we came back after Thanksgiving, the whole city had transformed into holiday cheer. Our apartment building has a giant tree and so do most of the office buildings I walk by. It’s just so pretty! Last weekend Jon and I saw some of…

What’s Up: December🎄

November was a crazy, busy, great month for me! I saw my family for a weekend, changed jobs,  explored Savannah and Charleston, and spent Thanksgiving in Atlanta within a span of two weeks! I’m excited to be in NYC for a few weeks before all the Christmas travels begin. December is going to be a…