July Favorites

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The end of July brings sad news as it means that I only have around one week left in New York City. Even though I am extremely sad to be leaving my favorite city, I know that I will be back soon enough. Read on to see what I have been loving for my second month living in NYC.

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Dessert Quest: NYC

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New York City, or should I say New Fork City, is the prime place to get desserts with an insane number of choices in its many neighborhoods.  What all of these places has made me discover is that NYC definitely has the best options for treating yourself, but at these prices, some are better than others. As a dessert junkie, you can trust me when I outline which places are my favorites and must visits!

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Brunch Quest: Jack’s Wife Freda

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I discovered Jack’s Wife Freda through their seriously drool-worthy Instagram account and knew that it was a must go-to place for me in the city. For those who have not been here or seen the account, their food displays are always bright, colorful and organized in an aesthetically pleasing way. The food is Mediterranean style and they serve lunch/dinner as well, but, of course, I was most drawn to their brunch menu. Upon arriving, I noticed that their decor was just as cute as I could have imagined. The staff was also very friendly, which helped make for a positive experience.

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NYC Discoveries: Beacon’s Closet

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I have never really been a big thrift store shopper, but since living in NYC I have found that  thrift stores can actually be a great spot to score awesome deals. I checked out a bunch of them where I live in the East Village and I started just popping in whenever I saw one. I am addicted to scavenging the racks and scoping out the designer products that New Yorkers have given up. After doing a quick online search for more thrift stores, I discovered Beacon’s Closet. I scanned some of their products that they had online and knew that I needed to head over.

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June Favorites

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I honestly do not understand how a month possibly went this fast. The fact that this marks the end of June means that I only have about five more weeks left in NYC, making this the midpoint. It’s definitely going much faster than I would like it to but I’ve been trying to soak up every single second of it. Here is what I’ve been loving while living in a New York state of mind!

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