Showing posts from July, 2013

Saturday in Brooklyn Part 2: Dumbo!

Saturdays are my favorite day right now. Lyndon is off work and doesn't have to study so we have the whole day to do whatever we want. We have just been taking off and spending our days outside walking around our city. It has been fantastic! 
The rest of our Saturday in Brooklyn we spent in DUMBO (Down Under Manhattan Bridge Overpass). Great views of the city, Grimaldi's pizza, Brooklyn Icecream Factory, great playgrounds, Jane's Carousel are all reasons why we love DUMBO!
Grimaldi's is one of our favorite pizza spots in the city and there never is a good excuse not to get some pizza there, even if the line is long. It is totally worth the wait. We were starving so the pizza tasted even better than usual.  

Cosette enjoed playing with the cup of ice. 

I love her "cheese" smile. 

Family shot with me looking extremely pregnant. 

Last time we were at this playground she kept calling the chicken a duck. This time she knew it was a chicken and called it chicken. Yay! Sh…

Costte's Birthday!

Cosette turned two on Monday July 22! And the royal baby was born. She had a pretty great day. We visited Daddy at work and had lunch with him. That is one of our favorite things to do, go see Daddy at work. He always waits for us on the platform of the subway. When Cosette saw him she ran to him. It was pretty precious moment. 
That night to celebrate her birthday we met up with some of Lyndon's family that were in town down at Bryant Park. We had birthday cake, ice cream, and presents! Cosette was more interested in playing with Drew than opening her presents which was fine with me. I glad she loves playing with her friends. She rode the carousel there which I think was the high light of her day. She loves riding carousels and she got to ride with Drew. In her world nothing gets better than that.

The Veggie Tales cake! It is her favorite right now. I had to do it before she prefers something else. 

Daddy helped show her how to blow out her candles. 
Drew wanted to blow out a candle…

25 on the 25th

Today is my birthday. I am 25 on the 25th of July. I am excited about that. I always thought it would be cool to turn the same age as the day of my birthday and here it is. Lyndon is the best husband and has some surprises planned so I know it will be a good day. And another thing to make today special is that I am 32 weeks pregnant and officially in the eighth month of this pregnancy! The end is in sight. Happy Happy Day.

Saturday in Brooklyn Part 1: NYC Aquarium

I have not been really motivated to blog lately. I have a ton of pictures from our summer adventures but lack energy to sit and write about them. When you are 30 plus weeks pregnant and it has been as hot as it has been my motivation has kind of evaporated. So here I am with a catch up post about a fun Saturday we had in Brooklyn. 

The original excuse to venture to Brooklyn that day was to pick up a baby carrier I found on craigslist. However, it did not work out. The pick up location was on the way to the NYC Aquarium, though, so at least we did not travel out of our way. I must say I love our zoo pass. It gets us into all of the zoos in the city plus the aquarium. The aquarium was damaged during Sandy and part of it just recently opened. It is out in Coney Island but there are several trains that drop you off close or right there next to it. Yay for that. 

"Fish!" she said over and over again as she jumped up and down.

Learning about penguins.
We had a lot of fun at the aquari…

My Baby is Two

Happy Birthday to my favorite girl in the world!

Summer Time

This summer is flying on by. It is the middle of July! Can't say I complain. I am looking forward to Lyndon's internship ending and having him all to ourselves before school starts. Cosette and I are selfish when it comes to our Daddy. And I am looking forward to September and baby boy's arrival. 
We have been surviving the heat pretty well. I love the city in the summer. I do not think I have found a season that I do not love here (well winter is not my favorite). Lyndon's cousin and his family are in the city for the summer. We have loved having them close by. Cosette loves playing with their little boy. She asks to see him every morning. 
Here are some photos of what we have been up to so far this summer. 

Cosette and Drew. She loves this kid.

On the Central Park Carousel. I think we have been on just about every carousel in the city.

Playing the princess matching game with Daddy when he gets home from work. 

We made a trip out to Hoboken with friends. We had to make a st…

Columbus Trip

We took a weekend trip out to Columbus, Ohio for a wedding reception. One of Lyndon's best friends from high school got married so we road tripped it out to Ohio for the weekend. Oh what a trip it was. It was like all the forces of nature were against us getting there. We had so many problems getting a rental car. We finally got one but had to trek out to New Jersey to get it. We were pleased with the car until at 2 am when we got a flat tire. Stinky cheese! Both of us had never changed  a flat tire ever. I am lucky Lyndon is a go getter and figured it out. We were back on the road in less than an hour. 

Saturday we spent the day at the Columbus Zoo. We are zoo people. Cosette was in heaven. She loves animals. The Columbus Zoo is one of the best zoos in the country and home to the famous Jack Hannah. That shows you how much of a zoo nerd I am. The zoo was awesome. We should have done it in two days. If only time had allowed. We made the most of our day and saw and did as much as we…