Tag Archives: New York Newbie

In which I offically become a legal New Yorker

I don’t know if you all would rather see no blog posts at all more than boring blog posts about wedding planning, but that’s what I’ve been doing. And honestly, it reflects how my life has been the last few … Continue reading

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Mom, Stop Talking to Strangers on the Subway

You know how when you’re a kid, you learn the basic safety “rules” of how to act in public? Look both ways before crossing the street. Don’t accept things handed out from strangers. Don’t talk to strangers. These rules still … Continue reading

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Guest Post from- My mom!

(Note from Kristin: My mom came to visit last week, and I make my houseguests write blog posts about their trips to New York. Take it away, Mom!) For those of you who do not know me, I am Kristin’s … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning, NYC edition

It’s finally, FINALLY April. After a particularly cold winter with a few too many snowstorms, I’m absolutely loving this 50 degree weather we’ve been having (the Texan in me never thought I’d say THAT…). It’s time to get my tiny … Continue reading

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The 11 Unspoken Rules of the Subway

So, recently, this video got a lot of attention in New York City. There’s an unspoken rule that it’s inappropriate to eat food on the subway. Of course, people do all the time. I have. (Not spaghetti though- usually a … Continue reading

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Haul out the holly! Put up the tree before my spirit falls again!

Tonight was the tree lighting in Rockefeller Center. I’ve been looking forward to this for about a year (at least), maybe more.  And by a year, I really mean most of my life. We all know about my eternal admiration … Continue reading

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Not down with the sickness.

For the THIRD time in the last 5 months, I’m sick. I’m pretty sure it’s just a cold, but this particular one has lasted 6 days and isn’t showing any signs of going away. My last cold was a mere … Continue reading

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Running as fast as I can

Well not really running, per se. The NYC marathon is going on right now, and I’m sitting on my couch in my pajamas. Despite how much my genes tried, I don’t run. I dance. I have my 8th class this … Continue reading

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‘Cause I’ve got one hand in my pocket, and the other one is hailing a taxi cab…

Up until yesterday, I hadn’t been in a car since Memorial day weekend. I’ve just been walking and taking the subway. And that’s worked out pretty well for the most part. I think I’ve noticeably lost weight from the walking, … Continue reading

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Freedom isn’t free…but the pool is!

Sorry I’m slacking so much on posting. I feel like I need an editorial calendar or something. Or at least a certain day that I HAVE to post every week. The truth is, it’s been unbearably hot here this week. … Continue reading

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