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

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…

Three Reasons I Practice Yoga

Happy Monday friends! I hope you all had a great weekend and enjoyed some yummy Super Bowl snacks! We had a productive weekend and had a date night on Friday that I’m sharing tomorrow, but I officially have a new favorite restaurant in NYC! Jon and I watched the game at home and had some…

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!…

Top Five Tips to Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle

Happy Monday! I feel like it’s been ages since I’ve done my weekly workout posts on here, but I’m back to my regularly scheduled posts. This week was my first week back to lifting since my trip to Puerto Rico, so I took my workouts a little easy. I was still very sore afterwards because…

Puerto Rico Part 2 – Castillo San Cristobal

Welcome back friends! Today I’m sharing part 2 of my Puerto Rico trip, in case you missed part one, you can read all about it here 🙂 On day 3 of the trip we all slept in because we were so exhausted! I slept until 10 which is very unusual for me! We finished volunteering,…

Puerto Rico Part 1 – Day 1&2

I’m so excited to share with you all my trip to Puerto Rico! Jon and I had such a great time and even missed a snow storm 😊 The weather was perfect all week and around 80*. I only got a little bit burned, I missed the spot behind my knees and that got extremely…

5 Ingredient Copycat Dig Inn Bowl

Hi friends! I’ve been alluding to this bowl that I’ve been making every week for quite some time now, and today I’m finally sharing my obsession :). Dig Inn is a healthy fast food chain, kind of like a chipotle, but with a more traditional menu of handcrafted grain bowls. There is one across the…

Our Engagement Story

Oh My Goodness! I can’t believe I’m writing this post! This is by far my favorite post so far. I’ll start by saying that I’m not a very patient person. I always like to know what’s going on, so the fact that Jon was able to surprise me amazes me! I had been asking him…