The Big Apple – Day 1

by Kate on July 26, 2010

20 hours sitting at the back of the plane is never an enjoyable experience, even after watching 5 films. Although, now we are here it seems like a distant memory.


The weather is sensational, hot and balmy and a welcome change from the Melbourne Winter. 


Both Lynn and Victoria recommended checking out ABC Carpet and Home and Fishs Eddy. I am so glad they did, the moment I walked through the doors I died and went to homewares heaven. 


Jason is counting his blessings the airlines have baggage restrictions as I could have done some serious damage with Mr Mastercard. I was having a conniption over these ceramic rubber gloves.



Heading to MoMA tomorrow.

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1 Mel July 26, 2010 at 8:09 am

Woohoo! Looking great so far Kate! That homewares store looks amazing. When you going to Purl huh huh when??? ;)

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2 Cindy July 26, 2010 at 8:16 am

Looks positively horrid – glad you are having such fun! Surely the joys of wallaby vicotry will soften J to shopping exploits!
You know Kirst is going to look at those hands and having a 'we can make those' lightbulbs – don't you

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3 RED PEPPER QUILTS July 26, 2010 at 9:12 am

Wow – That's the life! Enjoy.

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4 Christie July 26, 2010 at 10:55 am

The rubber gloves- love them!

Looks like you are having a blast, enjoy x

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5 Kirsty July 26, 2010 at 11:05 am

JUST DIVINE!!!!

So enormously jealous…beyond green! x

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6 Andi July 26, 2010 at 11:53 am

Fun!!!!!

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7 Louise July 26, 2010 at 11:55 am

Good start, can't wait to see more, more, more!!! I want me some of that blue glass – divine!!

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8 Lurline July 26, 2010 at 12:10 pm

Thanks for taking us on your journey – makes me feel I am back there!
Hugs – Lurlineā™„

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9 Lorraine July 26, 2010 at 12:58 pm

Have a blast !!
I'm taking notes … we'll be there in October .

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10 Tania July 26, 2010 at 2:30 pm

Insanely green over MoMA tomorrow. Also can't see what possible argument Jason would have over ceramic glove purchase. They're for doing the dishes, right?

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11 sarah london July 26, 2010 at 7:45 pm

Enjoy!!

Can't wait to see/read more of your travels Kate!!

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12 Cass July 26, 2010 at 8:37 pm

You are making me wish I was back in New York. Have a great time.

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13 Liesl July 26, 2010 at 9:19 pm

It looks fabulous – how wonderful to be there. I hope you have the most amazing time.

Mr HB is in NYC on business at the moment too ( … although he did drop the word Guggenheim into conversation on Saturday, he has wisely ommitted talking about the beautiful weather!)

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14 Cathy July 28, 2010 at 5:14 pm

Ooooh fabulous pics Kate. How lovely to have some local knowledge, what a shop! xo

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