First Thanksgiving In New York

Traditionally, we always celebrated Thanksgiving at my mom’s house. My family and my husband’s family would gather at her house and we’d have a big feast.  My sister and I would get creative in making a new delicious dessert.  I’ve gotten used to having that family time. Continue reading “First Thanksgiving In New York”

Iceland Trip Part II

The next morning we were woken up by the phone ringing. It was the front desk calling to let us know our shuttle for the blue lagoon tour is waiting.  It was 1030AM and we had slept in.  We asked the front desk if the driver would wait 15 mins and then frantically began to jump out of the bed.  We were still half asleep and barely managed to pack our bathing suits and toiletries somehow.   Continue reading “Iceland Trip Part II”

Iceland Trip Part I

We arrived in Iceland early morning on Friday. Went to our hotel to drop off the luggage and went straight to Downtown Reykjavik for some breakfast. As we walked around we noticed a cool restaurant called Laundromat. We decided to give it a try…. we each got green smoothies to give ourselves an immunity boost since we hadn’t slept at all and airplanes aren’t exactly the cleanest… Continue reading “Iceland Trip Part I”

30th Birthday In Iceland 

I got woken up by my husband early morning on my birthday . He dragged me to the dining room to show me so proudly the breakfast he had prepared for me.  Banana pancakes with local honey & fresh berries along with a glass of fresh squeezed grapefruit juice.   Continue reading “30th Birthday In Iceland “

Jack-O’ Lantern Blaze

The night of Halloween, my husband and I went to the Pumpkin Blaze near Sleepy Hollow at the Historic Van Cortlandt Manor.  It’s an annual local event where volunteers gather and carve over 10,000 pumpkins and create different designs.  The art and the talent that went into this was just amazing.  Every pumpkin was carved in a different design and illuminated. Continue reading “Jack-O’ Lantern Blaze”