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….

What’s Up: April 2019

Happy Tuesday friends! March has been a busy month for me with work, but I’m in the home stretch! I have three more weeks left of busy season and then it’s back to normal for me. It’s starting to slowly get warmer here in NYC and I’m so excited for spring! This will be my…

Paleo Chocolate Chip Pizookie

Hey friends! I have a delicious recipe to share with you today! This past weekend Jon and I wanted to make a dessert, so I searched the world of Pinterest and found this Paleo Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie. You can find the whole recipe here. It is gluten and dairy free, but I wouldn’t say…

Lyssy’s Eats: Mira Sushi

Jon and I have been trying so many new restaurants lately, and the latest one we tried was Mira Sushi in the Flatiron District. We were both very hungry after spending the afternoon at the Natural History Museum, and we both left stuffed! We first ordered some drinks and got the Spicy Tuna Pizza as…

NYC 9 Month Update

Hi friends! Can you believe I’ve been living in NYC for 9 months already because I can’t!! It feels like I just got here. I genuinely meant for this to be a recurring post, but I realized that I haven’t posted an update since my 2 month update here. It’s definitely been the craziest 9…

Lyssy’s Eats: El Vez

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…

What’s Up: March 2019

Happy Tuesday friends! February flew by for me which is great because I’m in the middle of my busy season! It’s been really great so far, I’ve been able to finish my work during the week and spend all weekend with Jon! We’ve been trying out a lot of new coffee shops and restaurants and…

Lyssy’s Eats: Red Dot Coffee

It’s no secret that I love coffee, maybe even more than I love Trader Joe’s. I love trying new coffee shops and it’s the perfect way to wake up and enjoy the morning. I never really enjoyed coffee shops until recently, Jon and I always try to find cute places when we travel, but we…

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…

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!…