Lyssy’s Eats: El Vez Review

This past weekend we celebrated National Margarita Day with some of our friends. We were a day late, but we didn’t care. We went to El Vez in the Financial District and had such a great time and meal. I started the night off with a Classic El Vez margarita and Jon got the Frozen…

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…

Trader Joe’s Top Ten Must Haves

It’s no secret that I absolutely love Trader Joe’s! The employees are all so nice, the food selection is great, and they have unbeatable prices! The prices are the same in NYC as they are in Michigan which I haven’t seen in other grocery stores in the city. There’s also an exclusive Trader Joe’s wine…

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…

What’s Up: February 2019

Happy Thursday friends! I can’t believe the first month of 2019 is almost over! Hopefully you're all staying warm!! My favorite part of the month was escaping the snow storm in Puerto Rico! It was the perfect last getaway before my busy season officially starts this month! January is the worst month in my opinion…

Puerto Rico Part 3 – Exploring San Juan

I'm sharing our final days in Puerto Rico today! In case you missed part one and part two, you can read them here and here. Jon and I went down to Old San Juan after we explored Castillo San Cristobal. Our first destination was the famous Umbrella Street. This street was packed and very colorful!…