Hello, friends! It is I, once again, with a very different post for you. I have come to love New York City so much, I've started to become part of it. I yell at anyone in my way, I sound like a pigeon when frightened, and I am undergoing construction. I'm hanging the virtual scaffolds … Continue reading Under Construction
Howdy, my friends. Long time, no post. I apologize. If you’re following me on Instagram (@amber.lily.robbins), you’ll know I started school last week. Let me tell you how FRICKEN EXCITING it was! I was so distracted being filled with renewed passion for saving the world of its various ailments by herbs and acupuncture that I … Continue reading My 5 Favorite Places in Brooklyn
I want you to imagine cooking a meal inside a closet. With a cutting board size counter-top to prepare all your ingredients, a small stove crammed with multiple sauce pans, and an oven that doesn't fit average sized baking pans. This is me every night preparing dinner. I love to cook, my repertoire of recipes … Continue reading The Struggles of Cooking in a New York Kitchen
This is going to be one of my final posts regarding the moving process to New York City. Unless specific questions are asked, I will be moving forward into my adventures in this wild city and taking you along with me. However, one of my readers asked me about how much money I had saved … Continue reading Moving to New York, Broke.
Recently, I've started working in a neighborhood by the name of Canarsie. If you're familiar with it, awesome! If not, let me set the scene for you. This neighborhood was once largely jewish and Italian immigrants. Now it's people from all over the Caribbean. To get there, I get on the Brooklyn bound L train … Continue reading Brooklyn Love
Not quite sure why it's taken me so long to write about this subject, since I get this question often. To be honest, this topic is so full of information I was dreading this post! But, I'm here to help others make a massive move or give them endless entertainment at my expense. So! How … Continue reading How to Find an Apartment in NYC
Have you ever heard the expression "keeping up with the Jones'"? First of all, who are they? Is this some TV or movie reference I'm too young to know or did this just happen out of the evolution of our language? I might never know, unless someone comments and tells me. I had gotten stuck. … Continue reading Keeping up with the New Yorkers
We did it. Well, I did it. But for some reason having you guys to write to makes me feel like I have a team of supporters who are with me every step of the way. But I moved into my apartment! I have a little basement room in a building in Ridge-Wick. That's not … Continue reading Why Don’t Pillows Come with the House?
The population of New York city, according to the US Census in 2017, is 8.623 million. Almost 3 million of that resides in Brooklyn, where i'm at. In a city bursting at the seams with people, crowding into matchbox apartments stacked on top of one another, you realize personal space isn't an option. But why … Continue reading 8.6 Million People, and i’m Lonely
Finding a job in New York city was stressful to say the least, and tear jerking to say the most. I thought it would be impossible for a single person in this massive jungle of concrete and garbage, to find a job. My fiancé's roommates would tell me that "it's not hard! there are jobs … Continue reading Workin’ 9 to 5, What a Way to Make a livin’