Welcome to New York! Part 2

I’m not sure how many days it will take for me to blog NYC.  I don’t want the posts to be too long, but I don’t want to forget anything either.  #Conundrum …it’s more than my favorite wine! 🙂

If you missed Part 1, you may find it here.

After lunch, we decided to walk to Times Square.  Well, we took a little detour…

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The people of New York City are so very lucky! 🙂

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*We must pause for a moment and discuss the pink shoes.  I’ve had them for YEARS.  They are surpsingly comfortable and are often my “airport” or “pop of color” shoes.  While I didn’t like them with the entire outfit (blue necklace) the shoes I was planning on wearing looked great in my head but not on my body.  So, the pink flats became my official NYC footwear.*

So after my Chick-fil-A photo shoot (the door was open, so I walked inside as well!) we walked by The Counter!image

I always thought The Counter was CLT specific, and really liked it.  Then it closed and Cowfish came to town.  #MovingOn

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Ahh, with everything that happens in Times Square, I was not surprised to see this…

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So many people. So many lights.

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AND a board promoting our Broadway Show!

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This is a rather frightening scene for little kiddos … #HeadlessElmo #HeadlessOlaf #OlafShell

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We were pretty bummed we wouldn’t be able to hop on the big FAO Schwarz Piano Keys, so we decided to check out Toys R Us to see if it was comparable.

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Nothing like walking in to a massive carousel!

While Lindsay looked around upstairs, I stayed put next to the price scanner because goodness, we were all for using any outlet we found to charge phone batteries! #GoogleAndMapsDrainBatteries

image After Lindsay made a purchase, we both walked back upstairs and ran into this guy…

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The FAO Soldier next to the BIG PIANO! 🙂

We walked out a different door to return to Times Square and that’s when we found Willy Wonka. #MinusTheChocolate #NoWonkaBars

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Looking back, I wish I picked up a box of Nerds or a roll of Sweet Tarts for comparison.  The boxes were HUGE! I’m talking carry on suitcase huge.  If they had just Strawberry (or if I was checking a bag) I totally would’ve grabbed a box for Claire…even if it meant lugging it around NYC the rest of the afternoon.

We walked outside to complete our Times Square exploration and saw this iconic site.

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The Naked Cowboys.

On that note, come back tomorrow for Part 3!

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5 thoughts on “Welcome to New York! Part 2

  1. Not to be all repetitive but great pix again. I like the pink shoes with the blue necklace. You had enough neutrals on to balance it out. And somehow when you sent me the nerds picture I missed the part about them being ginormous. Probably because you texted me late at night or something. And by late I mean after 830 because that’s late for a pregnant girl whose hubby gets up at 5. Yes, sometimes I want to punch him.

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    • Thanks! 🙂 Yay – I loved the necklace without the shoes and the shoes without the necklace but yes, it does all “fit”! HA!!!! I totally wish I held the box for comparison – though if I bought it, sounds like you’d throw it at Dave at 5am! 😉

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