If last week was all about tacos, this weekend has been all about Greek food. Seriously. I had it for dinner. I had it for lunch. I had it for dinner again. 🤷🏻♀️. But anyways... For bae night, my biffle/partner in crime @isthatmish took me to @amylos_taverna and it was the best! 10/10 would recommend as a great date night spot. The service was awesome, cocktails were strong but delicious and the food portions were BIG. You definitely got the most bang for your buck here. Everything was super light & fresh and left this girl feeling good about what she ate (even if not how much I ate 😅).
• Red Medusa | Muddled strawberries, limoncello, champagne & vodka - Strong, sweet & yummy 😍
• Burrata Feta | Burrata stuffed with feta sauce served over pine nut basil pesto surrounded by cherry tomatoes, balsamic glaze and EVOO - Beautifully plated, cheesy goodness. Large enough to share. Delicious enough to not want to.
• Grilled Calamari | Perfectly cooked and light in a lemon EVOO emulsion - Hands down my favorite Greek meal to have
• Roasted Chicken | Lemon potatoes, brussel sprouts, confit heirloom cherry tomatoes - HUGE portion and @isthatmish loved it!
• Roasted lemon potatoes | Tart and savory. I dip these in tzatziki and it is h e a v e n
• Tzatziki | A dip made with yogurt, garlic, salt, olive oil, lemon juice & cucumbers - A Greek standard and this is honestly the best version of it I’ve had so far 🙌🏽
• Greek style Mac & Cheese | Made with Greek cheese and super effin creamy. Just. Yum.
2 723 January, 2020
@ArchDigest’s 11 Most Anticipated Buildings of 2020
includes the monumental Central Park Tower by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill. The mega tower is a shocking 1,549 feet tall, making it the second-tallest skyscraper in the United States and the Western Hemisphere, the 15th-tallest building in the world, and the tallest residential building in the world. 🌟 Article link in bio! #centralparktower#earnestlivingnyc
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[Time of post 5:11 PM] I’m currently in the train heading to work (*video taken before I got in the train). There’s this guy in the other train car looking into my train car, and he’s making faces and dancing like he’s in a rock concert. Wait, now he’s dancing like a rapper, making hand signs and looking at us throwing the ‘birds’ up. LOL!!!! I would’ve filmed him, but I don’t want him to see I’m filming him (because he’s looking directly into our train car). Lol!!!! Besides myself, two other people are laughing while everyone else is either on their phones, sleeping or simply expressionless. HAHAHAHA!!! Welcome to New York’s subway, people! *Smh (shake my head)... lol!!!
You think it’s easy being an NYC taxi driver?.. Think again. Driving a cab in New York City is certainly a feat. From taxi garage workers that think they’re your boss (when they’re not), to interesting passengers (most are cool but others are not) and of course, my “co-cabbies” (other taxi drivers), most of whom are weird and have a strange habit of staring at me and my passengers while stopped at a red light... Yup, driving a cab here in NYC is certainly interesting that has me thinking... “Am I the only sane one in this industry?”... I JUST NEED TO PAY MY BILLS.
More after dark NYC taxi stories coming soon.
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"Running late to class AGAIN." My head was clouded with dooming thoughts about how, just a half hour in, my whole day would be irreparable. "What's wrong with you? Third day in this semester - what will everyone think?! Why are you such a slacker?" But then while sad-running to the subway, I stepped on a green piece of paper... a $5 bill. Did I really just profit from running late - and in the end, only by 2 minutes?
My day is going to rock. I'm saving this $5 (because I'm great at saving money😏) as a reminder that it's never too late to be kinder to yourself - after all, it is free. Today I'm saying: "You are doing your best. Your best is enough. You are growing every day." I hope this helps you too. ✊🏼
Reasons why oversized sunglasses are important: you can throw on lipstick and no other makeup and no one would know.. which is exactly what I did all weekend 😂 left field question: what position do you prefer to sleep in at night? I definitely have to sleep on my side but I find it almost impossible to sleep on my back. 🥴 what about you??!
57 2,52419 January, 2020
This was from the other day and definitely not my current situation which is eating lo mein and watching Gossip Girl on my couch. I cancelled a dinner tonight to spend a few hours at the gym and have a quiet dinner at home. Life has been so busy lately (which I love) but I’ve made sure to truly spend time focusing on my own well-being and treating my body with the love and respect it deserves. I had been toying with the idea of joining @equinox for so long, and I finally took the plunge and got myself and my best friend (who also trains me) memberships for this year. I’m not even joking I’ve gone every single day since joining and I am OBSESSED WITH IT. I’ve met so many nice people so far and James has made so many kiddo friends! I’m so grateful for this season of life. It feels so full of life, excitement, and promise. I’m so excited to see what’s next! I just want to say to you reading this- - self care looks different for everyone. As long as you’re happy and healthy, that’s what counts! Just remember you’re allowed to choose yourself and focus on wellness and restoration, no matter what that looks like. ❤️ have a good night friends.
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If you live in Manhattan you know that space is limited. You have to make the most of the space you have, which is why I teamed up with @bedbathandbeyond to share how I use mine! #ad // I recently reorganized my whole kitchen space with products from Bed Bath & Beyond and I was blown away by how much space I had left over in my pantry and fridge! There's a new blog post on brittanyleighball.com sharing more about the products I used and how you can use them to organize your kitchen as well!
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#throwback to one of the HAPPIEST days of my life! 👰🥂🤍 Earlier today I wrote down a short bio for a project I’ve been working on, and when it comes to describe the inception of our “love story” if goes like: “Ron and I met in Milan at a bar. He was quite drunk, I must have been a bit tipsy. It was July 2008. We immediately connected on a deeper level and began dating even though I was relocating to Madrid and he was about to move to Boston...” 💃
Well, the rest is history but it’s amazing what several Negronis 🥃🥃🥃🥃🥃🥃🥃🥃 can do! 😍 - -
When and how did you meet your SOULMATE? Anyone else meeting in a bar? 😆 - -
Went back brunette and I’m so here for it 💃🏻 @carlinaortega1 literally does no wrong and I am SO grateful that she’s always down to try something new with me! Which did you like better, blonde or brunette?! There’s no wrong answer 😂 I just feel more myself as a brunette gal! Anyhoo- I realized I hadn’t posted in a week so HEY. This week was jam packed with work and kicking off the new year. It was in the 60’s and sunny all weekend so we spent it with sweet friends and I’m just feeling SO dang grateful. God really do just be having a plan for everything!!! This year is off to a SWEET start. 👏🏼🙌🏼 tell me what you did this weekend and WAS IT WARM where you live too?!