New York 2017

I'm pretty much home bound the next few weeks since baby is coming soon, but that hasn't stopped me from reminiscing about traveling! I realized I never blogged about all our vacation spots last summer, so I thought I'd kick if off with our trip to NYC last June.

I hadn't been to the city since I went with Eric back in 2014, so I was super excited to get back to the city, eat all the great food, and of course spend time with our amazing friends. Here's a look at what we did on our long weekend there:

We started our stay in Bushwick - where our friend Dayan introduced us to the best coffee shop/bar down the street from her. We ate at least three times at Sunrise/Sunset, which stole my heart with this plant-themed patio and Frosé!

We've done most of the touristy things in NYC, but I had to make a trip out to the World Trade Center memorial and the Oculus, which wasn't complete last time I was there. How stunning is this?!

We spent the rest of the afternoon and night catching up with friends and eating/drinking all the things. This shot was from our lunch at Tiny's - which is the most adorable pink restaurant!

Saturday was all about wandering Williamsburg to explore the street art, shops, and bars.

The thing I'd missed most since my last trip? Ramen burgers from Smorgasburg! We love to hit up this Saturday food market whenever we visit, and I can't get enough of these burgers with ramen noodle buns.

I also had to try out the very popular raindrop cake - which was essentially gelatin in coconut milk.

One of the shops I'd been looking forward to most was the Package Free Shop. I was in zero waste heaven here - wish they had something like it in Charlotte!

I somehow managed to leave Pintrill without buying ALL THE PINS.

Eric found Full Circle - a skee ball bar - for us to go to. So fun!

After our tour of Williamsburg, we headed into the city for a comedy show at the Comedy Cellar. I can't believe we'd never been here, but we're definitely going to make it a point to go back every time we visit. The show was SO GOOD!

Our trip coincided with the Pride parade, so how could we not go? The city was INSANE that morning and we encountered a lot of twerking on the subway haha.

We spent the tailend of our trip staying with our friends Nicole and Paul in Midtown. Their rooftop deck has some pretty amazing views huh?

On our last day of the trip, we headed to The Cloisters, which is a medieval art and garden museum. The museum overlooks the Hudson River and is SO peaceful - it's hard to believe you're still in the city while there.

After lunch at Chelsea Market, we headed to one of my favorite places: High Line park. I actually hadn't been since early 2011 - which is close to when it first opened. It was so amazing to see how much things had grown and changed.

We ended the trip with an amazing dinner at Momofuku's (which somehow I didn't get any pictures of?!), and our must-visit of the trip: Squish marshmallow bar. As you can imagine, Eric went buckwild here and between us and our friends we tried most of the menu. I got this doughnut shaped marshmallow along with a toasted stick. mmmmm.

How cute is their branding?

Till next time NYC!

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