A Little NY fun

Posted on July 18, 2013. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , |

In early June I jetted off to the east coast for a little much needed R&R. I left the hubs at home and headed East with a couple of friends. Since it is a tradition to have a pre-flight cocktail, may as well make it a double. Right?

Pre flight preparation

We landed in NYC and headed out to long island to catch the ferry to our destination. There are no photos to prove how soaked we were after all the rain we wandered through, please trust that our suitcases, shoes, and ourselves were completely drenched. No fun. However, I was still on an island, and got to wake up to this beach everyday.

Courtesy of instagram

Courtesy of instagram

Trust me kids, it doesn’t get much better than this. The tide in this photo was at the highest it was while we were there.

Even though there were strict “NO RUNNING” instructions from the doc, I could not resist running on the beach.

What plantar fasciitis?

What plantar fasciitis?

Lets run on a beach

Trust me when I say, I paid for it afterwards. Yikes my foot hurt. Yet worth every single mile.

We also tried this beer, which is amazing. LOVE it.

Best Beer yet

There may have been some shopping and sightseeing as well.

NYC shopping

Hard to believe I didn’t buy anything at that store. True story. That never happens.

vrrooom vrrooom

Montauk Point Lighthouse

Montauk Point Lighthouse

I found my next vacation home in the Hamptons. I just need to work a little harder. The whole nursing salary isn’t going to cut it for this purchase.

Future home in upstate NY

Don’t forget a little beach time.

Toes in the water...

Toes in the water…

A$$ in the sand

A$$ in the sand

Fun fact. We missed the ferry one day to get on the mainland, so we hopped on with a commercial charter boat! It was a small delivery boat and they were gracious enough to give us a ride!

After we left the island we headed into the big city of NYC to do some shopping and sightseeing. Just a few pictures for you… 



(yes, incredibleness IS a word. And…we went back for another cupcake.) 

5th Ave

5th Ave

Leads to this…

The turqoise box

The turqoise box

Some Central Park action

Central Park

Central Park

NYC Pizza!

NYC Pizza!

A little show…

Rock of Ages

The underwear create the muffintop?

The underwear create the muffintop?

China Town or real? You decide.

China Town or real? You decide.

And a nice photo from our hotel room view at night…


View from hotel again

And some Times Square action

Times Square

Times Square

Another pre flight ritual…

Pre flight ritual

And last but not least…my Favorite coffee mug to date.

Where would I rather be?

I was incredibly sad to leave. I had an amazing experience! The food was good, the drinks were great, the beach was breathtaking, and the company was fantastic 🙂

Until next time NYC! I will be back 🙂

Have you ever been to NYC?

What was your favorite thing?

What would you like to do if/when you go?


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