Last year we came to New York for the Brewskeeball Championships. Yes, it’s true that my boyfriend is a skeeball high roller. Due to the many activities squeezed into a few short days, we didn’t get a chance to experience the restaurants of New York City. This year however, we decided to put skeeball on the backburner and try all the greatest restaurants NYC has to offer. We had our NYC family transplants leading the way and off we went.
I have fond memories of spending Thanksgiving morning in my PJ’s in front of the TV watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Now, it usually involves cooking while watching the parade, but nonetheless, the parade is always part of the day. A few years ago, my aunt moved to New York and happens to live near the start of the parade. I visited her for her first Thanksgiving in NYC and was so excited to see the parade in real life. I soon found out that unless you camp out the night before or are seven feet tall, you can’t see diddly squat. [read more]
I didn’t know if I would ever meet someone that consumes as many, if not more, sweets than I do on a daily basis. Most people say they have a sweet tooth, but they eat a couple desserts a week at most. I, on the other hand, eat something sweet everyday UNLESS I am very consciously trying not to. There is never a day that goes by that I don’t think about when and what dessert I am going to have. I have slowly realized that my dessert needs are not necessarily the norm.
I have decided that I am going to do a little series called “teatime” where I can reflect on my past week on this little blog of mine. It’s a work in progress, but this week I got home from Lake Tahoe, laid on the couch with a cup of tea and my laptop and this is what I came up with.