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…

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…

What’s Up: January 2019

It’s my first What’s Up of the year starting with my least favorite month of the year. January is the worst month because all the excitement of Christmas is gone and it’s cold! But my year is off to an amazing start, and Jon and I are getting out of the cold next weekend so…

Fitness New Years Resolutions/2019 Goals

Happy Monday friends! I hope you all had a great weekend! We hung low this weekend and got organized. We have been travelling so much lately so we really enjoy our weekends in. We did meet up with my friend Becs from my old office in Detroit, and her husband Danny, for dinner on Friday…

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…