New Digs

So, if I did everything right, everyone’s feeds should automatically redirect over here.  This is partially a test of that function, and partially a little blogwarming of sorts.

I’ve decided that since I decided to have a grown  up blog, complete with a grown up, professionally designed header, that I should have a little party to celebrate.

Next week, while I’m in NYC at BlogHer, I’ll be celebrating my 33rd birthday.  So, I also think there should be presents.

I’m not sure what yet.  Perhaps some trinket from NYC, perhaps something fun I got at BlogHer.  I’m not sure yet.

To win, leave a comment and tell me what you’ve always wanted to see in NY.  If you’ve already been there, or you live there, tell me your favorite part. Also, your shirt size. 

Mine has to be the street I lived on in Brooklyn.  It had my apartment, with a yard (unheard of in NY), a meat market where I learned to eat steak, a green grocer where I learned about blood oranges and ramps, and a place that delivered me sushi and miso soup when I was sick.

Comments will go until midnight on my birthday, August 7th. I will draw a winner via from the comments.  I mean it about the shirt size.  I intend to shop in NYC.

PS.  I am still tweaking things a little bit around here.  However, nothing gets me motivated to clean things up like guests, so I took the plunge.

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  1. Posted July 28, 2010 at 11:11 pm | Permalink

    Congrats on your new home!! It looks wonderful!

    New York…lets see…Central Park is just so intriguing to me! Surrounded by all those buildings…how in the world did it happen!

    I hope you have a wonderful birthday and wonderful time at BlogHer!!
    Kellyn recently posted..Help Me Help Big Sis!

  2. Posted July 28, 2010 at 11:15 pm | Permalink

    It looks great!! Isn’t it good to get a fresh look? And Happy Early Birthday!!!
    beth aka confusedhomemaker recently posted..Extended Breastfeeding- 4 kids- 57 months &amp Counting

  3. Posted July 29, 2010 at 2:40 am | Permalink

    Hmmm… never been, but I’d love to see the Statue of Liberty and Central Park. Have a wonderful time!

  4. tere
    Posted July 29, 2010 at 2:55 am | Permalink

    Just wonder if we will get some more of those photo headers, they were so nice. I like the new lettering but will miss the changing photo headers if they are gone.
    Glad you made the move and NY sounds great. I always wanted to walk in Harlem and go to the churches which have played such significant parts of the civil rights movement, not to mention the music, poetry and art. That move you made in 2001 interrupted that adventure, but brought many others–thanks.
    love you!!
    tere mom

  5. Posted July 29, 2010 at 2:29 pm | Permalink

    Blog feed redirected just fine on my end, fyi. I loved visiting NYC. Only got to spend a few days there, but I’d go back soon. I loved getting fresh bagels with real strawberry cream cheese every morning, and I was really surprised by the vegan ice cream at Lula’s sweet apothecary. I’d love to go back again and visit, hopefully when I have a little more time and money. (Isn’t that always the case?)

    Have a great time at BlogHer!

    (And I wear a medium-large if it’s a women’s shirt, a small if it’s unisex.)
    beautyredefined recently posted..Couch to 5k

  6. Posted July 29, 2010 at 2:38 pm | Permalink

    The new site looks great!! I’m a little jealous, truth be told. :-)

    A year before Otto was born, I got to visit my best friend from H.S. in NYC. He lived in Williamsburg and it was one of the best trips of my life. The Brooklyn Botanical Gardens were lovely, I rode the Staten Island Ferry and we saw the Metropolitan Museum of Art and took a long, leisurely walk through Central Park. We ate awesome sushi, had crazy cab drivers, saw a drag show, and partied hard.

    My FAVORITE thing, however? Getting matching apple tattoos at a little tattoo shop near his apartment in Williamsburg. We did it on a whim, but its something I’ll never forget. Every time I see that little apple on my shoulder, I think of NYC and of my friend.

    Have a TON OF FUN!!!!! (Shirt size M…you know, just in case I win :-)
    birdie recently posted..Lets Begin at the Beginninga Very Good Place to Start

  7. Posted July 29, 2010 at 8:46 pm | Permalink

    Love the new digs! It also transferred over with no problem.

    I love NY…my favorite things…since I grew up there I have alot: Pizza, Bagels, Chinese food…Dylan’s Candy Bar, Pizza, Bagels…the beach..the smell of the ocean…I can go on and on.

    Have a great time at BlogHer. Lets get togehter when you get back. I miss you! I promise I wont flake out!

    Happy pre-birthday!

    Andrea (size L)

  8. Posted July 30, 2010 at 12:53 am | Permalink

    love the new digs!
    I’ve only been to NYC once but hope to go back one day – I’d love to take in the Thanksgiving Day Parade…
    Have a GREAT time!

  9. Posted July 30, 2010 at 6:23 am | Permalink

    Congrats – looks great! Found you in my feed just fine. Hope you have a fab time at BlogHer – I’ll be watching from home…. again…. I was only in NYC for a whirlwind business meeting – would love to go back some day.

    Missy recently posted..Chasing Fireflies – oh how I love thee

  10. Posted August 2, 2010 at 2:06 am | Permalink

    lovely new heading!

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