She has love for the Big Apple, but Kristen Taekman's ready to take a bite out of Los Angeles life. In a recent interview, The Real Housewives of New York City alum offered up some "breaking news:" she and her family have relocated to the West Coast, at least for the time being.
Dishing about her move on RealTea With Derek Z, the nail-polish designer said, "We rented a house for a year in L.A., so you're the first to know." She continued, "I've got family out here, and my husband's family's out here, and my son was born here. So I lived here for like, six, seven years."
In other words, jetting between coasts isn't exactly new for Kristen and her crew. "We started in New York, moved out to LA for six years, had my son, and then moved back to New York," the mom of two explained. And now, it's L.A.'s turn to host the family again.
"We come out to L.A. every summer, for at least a month, six weeks," Kristen said. "And this summer, we were like: you know what? Let's just stay. If we're gonna homeschool indefinitely I'd rather homeschool with good weather, no winter — I literally just took a dip in the pool 10 minutes before I got on [this] Zoom call."
She added, "I'm gonna give myself a year, and see what happens, and, you know, New York's always gonna be there." And though Kristen copped to missing her East Coast home, she said, "I think the New York I miss is not really the New York that's there right now. I think New York City, I think she needs a minute. And I gotta tell you: I've been there through thick and thin with that lady of a city, and I also need a minute ... What's wrong with a little sunshine for a second?"
Based on her recent Instagram pics, it's clear that Kristen's soaking up all the Vitamin D she can get. Keep scrolling to get a peek inside her Los Angeles life, which includes beach days, alfresco yoga classes, and homeschool "recess" at the pool.
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