An Extremely Big Apple.

Saturday, August 7, 2010

New York City.
The thrill of Times Square.
People watching in the park.
Tricked out ice cream trucks.
Avocado milk shakes. (Don't knock until you try them, they were delicious!)
Meeting Nephi the Filipino.
Accidentally ordering room service.
Picasso and the American Women fashion exhibit at the MET.
Being one of three Americans in a group of twenty, during the United Nations tour.
Taking pictures at Chelsea Market.
South Pacific.
Finally getting to try Pinkberry!
Staying in an awesome hotel right off Times Square.
Waking up at 4:30 for The Today Show only to leave a half hour before it started.
Angie: (after coming home from the Carrie Underwood concert/Today Show) "Why is everyone still sticking around after the news casters have gone?"
Me: "Well isn't Carrie Underwood still singing?..." :)
Homemade pasta and crepes on the last night.
Coming home afterwords with a bag full of bread sticks from the waiter. 
Going to Shane and Megan's and learning how they met.
Shopping at Anthropologie
Splurging on fancy chocolate.
Spending my beautiful sisters 30th birthday with her.
Going to the Metropolitan Opera at Jackie Robinson park.
Finding perfect skirt fabric at Mood. (Completed project coming soon.)
Laughing at mom's confession: "I didn't have any favorites.. only KC." :)
M&J's selection of trimmings, buttons and embellishments galore!
Shopping on Bleecker Street.
$10 manicures. ($5 for me:)
Baptisms for the Dead at the temple. 
Spending unforgettable time with my mom and sister.


  1. It was fabulous!! I love hearing your favorite things about the trip and the city. I had forgotten about those avocado shakes - yum. We should find a recipe for them. I laughed about the Today Show comment. I guess what's so funny about it is that I seriously did not see why people were sticking around. haha. I loved the comment about mom's favorite child too.

    I'm going to add a few: watching you fall in love with little things in the Chelsea Market, eating gourmet vegetarian on the Upper East Side squished between two parties on both sides (that's NY for us!), getting free fragrance soap in the Village, handing out (watching mom hand out) McDonald's coupons on the street, going into the temple in Lincoln Square, mom's conversation piece -- the temple pin -- and hearing her bring up the Church any chance she could, seeing how people fall in love with you wherever you go (ex: the temple worker, the waiter, etc. etc) and getting a full week to talk to my amazing, deep, vibrant younger sister. I loved our trip. Thanks for showing me some great new places!!

  2. I'm so glad you posted these! I had forgotten about some of them and am now going to go add them to my postcard. :)

  3. it sounds like you had a fabulous time! loved the photos.

  4. Haylee! I didn't know you still blogged! Silly me :) You look absolutely beautiful and I am SO happy you're having an amazing time.

  5. I just found your blog today! I love it! so cute and fun. I followed you!
    And I super jealous you got to go to new york AND see Carrie Underwood AND Go to the temple there.
    Thanks for sharing sounds like you had an awesome time.

  6. Hello I can't believe I haven't been on this blog before! I loved really SEEING your trip to NYC and San Diego. Such cool things you've done. I wish I could have been there. I hadn't seen picts before. And now i'm in a hotel room next to you and we go to Disneyland tomorrow. I'm lucky to be on one of your trips and be with you!

  7. Just to reply on your comment...
    that scarf Old Navy 10$ but I recently spied it on the clearance rack so haha check it out!

  8. Oh my goodness, it looks like you had an amazing time! I would give anything to go to NY... one of these days.

  9. Plus your blog won a blue ribbon at the county fair and was qualified to go to State competition!!

  10. I think the girl's hairstyle is good.


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