Thursday, August 30, 2012

New York

A couple of months ago my mom decided she wanted to go to New York to see Newsies on Broadway.  Luckily, I was able to go too!  So two months later me, my mom, Hilary, Leslie, and my Aunt Debbie went to New York.  
On our first day there we headed to Times Square.  

We saw the Centennial Ball that dropped in 2007.
David snuck Logan's wuggle pet in my suitcase, so we decided to bring it along to get pictures taken to show Logan.

It rained pretty much the whole day on the first day.  Lucky for us there were people selling umbrellas every 5 feet.

My mom surprised us by finding out where the FRIENDS building is.  We got lost several times and it took us 2 1/2 hours to find it, but it was one of my favorite things.  Anyone who knows me, knows FRIENDS is my all time favorite show!

To end our first night there we went and say Newsies on Broadway.  It was amazing!  Thank you so much Mom for making it possible for us to go! 

This is proof that I rode a New York subway...A lot!

A big thing on my list was to go to Serendipity to get a frozen hot chocolate.  It did not disappoint.

We went on a bus tour and while on the tour we were looking at all the buildings and then all of a sudden the Manhattan Temple was just there in the middle of huge skyscrapers!  It was amazing.

One of Logan's favorite movies right now is Night at the Museum 1 and 2.  I had to get a picture of the Natural History Museum.  And it just happened to have this huge spider on the door.

My mom wanted to make sure we went to the Bronx so that she can say she has been to all 5 burrows of New York City.  When asking for directions people looked at us like we were crazy for going to the Bronx. 5 white ladies.  Again lucky for us, Yankees Stadium is right when you get off the Subway right when you get into the Bronx.  So we got off took pictures of Yankee Stadium and didn't even have to get off the subway platform.

It was such a great trip.  We stayed out late most nights since New York is the city that never sleeps.  We ate delicious New York cheesecake.  We ate at KATZ Deli (The Deli in When Harry Met Sally).  We went on several bus tours that gave us great information about the city.  We ate in Little Italy and it was some of the best pasta we have ever eaten (and of course one of my favorites, gelato!).  My aunt wanted me to see some cockroaches and rats on the Subway.  I didn't see any the whole time...until the last day when I saw two rats and two cockroaches.  We bought purses on Canal Street.  I should have taken pictures of that.  Its crazy on Canal Street.  On the last day there was a fun street market that was so huge we didn't even make it to the end.  We had so much fun and it was great getting away with my mom, sisters, and aunt.  Thank you so much Mom for making the whole trip possible.  You are amazing and I really had so much fun!
I also need to give a shoutout to David who took time off work to watch the kids.  I appreciate so much him making it possible for me to go on this trip!

Tuesday, August 21, 2012


The last month for us has been so busy!  We have been trying to fit in as much summer fun as possible, so there has been little time for blogging.  Actually there hasn't been much picture taking either.  One thing David and I were lucky enough to get to do is go see Wicked.  My amazing grandparents got us tickets and we couldn't wait to finally be able to see it.  It was the first time seeing it for both of us and it was absolutely amazing!  Thank you so much to my Grandpa and Grandma for such an amazing night!