NYC

Twenty six years ago, I shopped in Manhattan at Christmas time while I impatiently awaited the arrival of my twin daughters. To be with them this past week, with my mom and daughter Sara shopping for Meaghan’s wedding gown was surreal and a dream come true – for all of us…

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Four glorious action packed days filled with reminiscing, discovering, sharing and dreaming.


I neglected to mention eating. You may find this hard to believe but we had a lot of Italian. Some days, we had it twice! We started at Otto, Mario Batali’s pizza place. It was crowded, super noisy, the food was crazy- reasonable priced and tasted fantastic. We had a ball!

The next morning we decided to start our first full NYC day with a breakfast at Junior’s

I’d been dying to try Carmine’s in Times Square, so that was night two. Family style huge platters for sharing. We needed a wheel barrow to get us back to the hotel.

Monday was jammed with bridal gown shopping and a visit to my old haunt Dean and Delucca located just below Houston on Broadway in Soho. We decided to skip lunch that day and replace it with a trip to Ferrara’s Bakery in Little Italy.

Our day slipped away causing us to miss our dinner reservation at Babbo, another Batali joint. We took a chance on a suggestion from one of the receptionist at our hotel and tried Becco, Lidia Bastianich’s restaurant. I am now convinced that you just can’t have a bad meal in New York. It rocked!

After four magical days and successfully finding the wedding gown of Meggie’s dreams we kissed each other good-bye.

Thank for reading.

 

  • Meggie

    It was an amazing trip!

  • Anonymous

    I am so glad you had a great time, I miss you all…………………………………………………!

    Dad

    xoxoxoxo

  • Kaitie

    So much fun!

  • So much fun to look at these pics…and so hard to believe that the girls are all grown up.