The last month of 2016 was a busy one for the Harris household. With my new job at lululemon athletica we were limited to our travels and were not able to head to the West Coast for any of the holidays this year. Instead of focusing on what we’d be missing out on, especially time with our families, we pursued a LOT of items on our NYC and East Coast bucket list to really dig deep into our life here.
Instead of writing a bunch of different blog posts I thought I would include all our adventures into a picture story of what life has looked like for the past month. Although, Thanksgiving was technically in November I’m including it here for good measure. It marks the beginning of our holiday season which ended the same way it started; new traditions with just us two.
The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade & Thanksgiving Dinner.
Museum Day: The Guggenheim & The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Empire State Building Observation Deck.
First Christmas Tree Purchase* in the City.
*There was a great debate on how this whole Christmas tree purchase thing would work in the city. This city girl, who formerly purchased her Christmas trees from a lot at her local Target in Southern California, said they would probably have similar lots in the city. The country boy, who formerly went to chop his own tree down in Eastern Washington, thought we’d have to go to upstate to tree farms to pick it out and chop it down. Clearly, we can see I was more or less sort of right haha.
The Rockettes Christmas Spectacular.
Evening Ice Skating in Central Park.
Day Trip to New Canaan & Stamford CT.
Our First Christmas in New York.
New Year’s Eve at Cipriani.
Whew! It was a jam-packed end to 2016 and we are SO ready for 2017!