Thursday, January 31, 2008

Day 3 NYC

Monday morning started my mother and I's big shopping debut. Each year my mom gets the chance to take me shopping for my birthday. Now that I'm married, my parents don't spoil me as much as they have in the passed... Well, thats probably not true, they still are very generous to Matt and I, but its in a different way from when I was growing up as their youngest daughter. 

We took some advice and visited H&M where I got a new blue sweater and black shirt. After we walked around 5th Ave. for a while we realized we were a bit out of our league for shopping (or at least I was in glaze over mode) and needed some lunch. It was great to meet up with Matt and my dad for a delicious grilled eggplant, tomato, and fresh mozzarella melt. 

*There are tons of little deli type stores around, at these places you can get basically anything you want to eat, from sushi to salad to sandwiches to a full hot buffet, oh yeah, and bubble gum too! 

We frequented these on several occasions. Then my mom and I went down to Century 21. We took the Subway and I loved it. Its like a puzzle for me, figuring out where to go and how to maneuver around the city. For a mountain girl I think I did pretty well... more stories on how this is not quite as true on the next post. 

So, we made it to Century 21. This store is like TJ Max on steroids... 3 levels of discount designer everything. I almost hyperventilated. You must know that I don't even like to go to Bed Bath & Beyond because I get overwhelmed and this was about 10 times that impact. After we found the women's fashions I calmed down a bit and found a couple things that I liked. I realized that there was only one line to try on clothes and so attempted to pull the jeans I found over my existing pair. I got reprimanded by one of the workers at the store... oops! 

So, I decided not to try them on, but that I could sell them on Ebay if necessary. Thankfully they fit perfectly and are my new favorite pair of jeans. 

This post is getting really long, so I'm going to pause, more on Day 3 to come. 

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

If I had to go to SHOPPING hELL- I'm glad it was with you. love, mom