I wish I'd never even tried them....I was cursing myself while caving yet again I confessed as much to the barista. This time I wasn't even ordering it as a little side note after thought to the coffee....I went straight in just for the cookie. They're unbelievable salty, sweet, chewy, big enough to satisfy but … Continue reading Salted Peanut Butter Cookies (Crack Cookies)
New in New York and searching this city for the best New York cheesecake.... they're famous for it - so it's got to be done. I'll keep you updated on the misses as hits as I attempt to figure this question out...where is the best cheesecake in NYC? So far in the lead I have Magnolia … Continue reading The search for the best cheesecake
On her way back from visiting her own parents my mom stopped in NYC for a couple of nights. After trying my Glossier stretch concealer mom wanted to get some. Not quite realising we'd have to go to their showroom or how busy said showroom might be I suggested we pick some up for her later … Continue reading Glossier showroom with your mother
This past weekend we flew to Stowe for a long weekend ski trip from NYC. Such a lovely little town and super easy to get to, providing you drive. Here are my top tips from the weekend. STAY: We stayed at the Green Mountain Inn it's in a great location. Not to far from the mountain in … Continue reading Stowe, VT
Madison Square Garden for a Knicks game, so NYC. First stop new baseball caps. A must to look the part. Second stop popcorn and beer. Even if you don't really like beer you'll need something to absorb that buttery salty popcorn. Half time. Hot dogs & more beer. Instagram throughout so everyone knows how well … Continue reading Knicks Game
Beyond is a massive understatement. I thought after 10 years in London, NYC couldn't overwhelm me. Plus I'm from Canada- I get the whole North American vibe. Cut to day 1. My mission was new bedding after sleeping on what may have been the most stained and dirty sheets I've ever seen. (Top tip, if … Continue reading Overwhelmed at Bed Bath & Beyond
I'm calling it a Sabbatical as that sounds much better than an expat wife....(It still seems loosely professional) So this is my blog to document my four-month sabbatical in NYC. It's just for fun and I hope you enjoy, maybe I'll even improve my writing or maybe not...let's see.