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‘Tis the crazy season! With two weeks to go until Christmas (and Hanukkah starts tomorrow!!) it seems like things are moving at lightening speed. The streets are packed, stores are bustling, tourists are wandering and lets not even talk about the post office. Yikes! I am reminding myself to stop and take a breath every so often- between making cookies, wrapping presents, writing cards and organizing a packing list, oh and working!

But, on Saturday night I did find some time to hang with a cherished friend and sneak away to see the lights and decorations in the City. It is one of my favorite things to do and I don’t always make it a priority. This year I am so glad that I did.

It just so happened that on Saturday we also had our first snow fall of the season. Every time it snows in NYC, I really feel like the city is transformed in to a magical whirling snow globe. The fresh snow makes everything seem beautiful and I swear it is a bit quieter somehow.

We started our adventure off at the GreyDog for dinner on 12th Street and then headed to Union Square to check out the Holiday Market. From there we walked up 7th Avenue past the Flatiron District to Macy’s. From Macy’s we walked up 6th Avenue to Bryant Park and then headed to 5th Avenue to check out the windows along 5th, including Sak’s Fifth Avenue and of course the tree at Rockefeller Center. Our tired and cold feet jumped into a taxi at 59th street and headed home.

Whether you are a tourist or have lived in NYC for all of your life, I highly recommend finding time to do a nighttime walk to see the sights at the holidays. Yes, the crowds can be a bit crazy but there is nothing wrong with fortifying yourself mid walk with a hot chocolate or something a bit stronger to keep your energy up. There are lots of restaurants and pubs along the way! Get out there and then hurry back and get cozy on the couch with your favorite holiday classic, might I suggest “Love Actually”? 😉

Hope you enjoy this year’s pics. Wishing you all a wonderful holiday season. May you find some time over the next couple of weeks to do something just for you. Love and hugs, S xo

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After all the panic surrounding yesterday’s arrival of NYC’s latest snowstorm, I was beginning to wonder what kind of wimpy city I had moved to. There was a mad rush at the grocery stores, flights were canceled, there was talk of school closures, a state of emergency was declared and not a single snowflake had fallen. And then the snow arrived, plows did their job, schools remained open, life carried on. Sanity and reason prevailed… Phew! Yep, it’s just winter…get out and enjoy it.  Or, stay in and play on your $25,000 Barbie Foosball table (see last pic). However you choose to embrace this season, keep calm and carry on.

Central Park

A Wintery Walk

2nd Snow of the Winter-Jan 12, 2011

Empty Seats

Ominous Skyline

Street View

A Sweet Message Out My Window...

C'mon, it's only $25,000 and it's BARBIE! 😉

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