New York City – Day 4

I am awake at 6am but Jon and Em are sleeping so I decided to turn-around and go back to sleep too.

After all, we are on vacations!

We decided to walk to Time Square and grab breakfast on the way there.

We found Park Café, went in and got in line. We quickly move to the front of the line and were seated. That place runs so efficiently it was like a game of “Diner Dash”. Tables for 2, seats at the counter and some table for 4. Sit, eat, get your check, leave and the table is already ready for the next group! Efficient!!!




Not Sarabeth’s but still delicious and filling.

Once done with breakfast, we jumped on the bus… today, we are going to see the Statue of Liberty.





I have the best husband and daughter, look at them! I am a lucky woman!


Next, we stop by South Side Seaport. This is where we finally found the kind of macaroons I was looking for.



The strawberry one got the thumb-up from Emily. The pistachio one was delicious and Emily ate the Nutella one really quickly 🙂


We also bought this wonderful hat for Emily and she played model for me. Isn’t she stylish? I am not forcing her to dress this way, she just has style!!!


Back to Time Square and shopping!

M&M store


Hello Kitty store


Skechers – the pink ones are for me but wait till you see tomorrow’s pictures!


And a little Justin Bieber. Emily bought this with her own money!


As we walked through Time Square, we were approached to go to a comedy club, the idea of a stand-up comedian show brought Emily to near tears so we decided not to go.

We looked at the Madam Tussaud’s wax museum… Once again, Emily wanted to go in but was nervous at the idea to go in so we decide to skip it and walked back to our hotel.

We stopped by Subway and grabbed a sub for Emily than stopped at a Deli to grab some more food for us.

We walked back to the hotel, ate dinner in our room while watching kids tv show and enjoying our purchases for the day.

We called it an early night and made plans for tomorrow.

What do you think we will do tomorrow???

I’m lucky she’s not completely like me!!!

I took Emily out for a late lunch today.

She decided to wear a beautiful red dress I got her recently and off we went.

We parked a little far away from the restaurant and walked there… As we walked towards the Sushi place we passed a Subway restaurant. The place was pretty full mostly with teenagers…

A guy sitting by the window saw her, thought she was a hotty and tried really hard to get her attention.

A skateboarder, wearing a winter hat in July… he knocked in the window, waved and made flirty faces…..

I saw him!

Emily didn’t!

We kept walking and went to Pink Sushis!

If Emily would have been more typical or more like I was, I would have been in trouble…

She would have thought he was cute and asked for us to have lunch at Subway… She would have smiled at him and tried to get a name, maybe give her phone number…

She would have probably tried to send me away on an errand so could hang-out with those guys…

When sometimes I feel a little sorry for myself and for the things she is not able to do, I remind myself that as a typical 15 year old girl, she could be getting out of the house at night by climbing out of the basement window, she could try to get her hands on our alcohol and she could be dating some 20 year old guy….

Not that I did all these things….

I never climbed out of a window!!!


My daughter is an amazing teenager! I told her about the guy once we were at the sushis restaurant. She was flattered that he noticed her but didn’t try to get me back to Subway to check him out!

And this is why I am lucky she is not completely like me!!!

Anything you’ve done you don’t want your kids to do?