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july 4th and our last day in batavia.

so, in batavia, on the fourth of july, there’s an extravaganza in centennial park all afternoon. i haven’t been to it in years upon years, but this year, we decided to give it a go. i totally should have taken … Continue reading

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taughannock falls.

i have a friend named mary. she was my camp counselor at ymca camp arthur g. hough. (aka: the most magical place in the universe). she was also a friend of my uncle, who isn’t all that much older than … Continue reading

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batavia friends and family day.

i’ve lost track of the days. the day i’m about to blog about is a day that we just hung around batavia mostly. for lunch, we picked up subs from south side deli and then snatched my gramps up from … Continue reading

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food and friends. batavia and williamsville.

we continued our western new york eating tour by hitting up the pok-a-dot for some beef on weck and gravy fries. (for newer readers of this blog, my gramma, mom and i all worked at the pok-a-dot. a lot of … Continue reading

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no dads allowed beach trip. day six.

on our last day, we were decidedly beached out. i had no desire to march everyone out there just to have them whining the whole time and then come back in and desand all of them. so. to the pool … Continue reading

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no dads allowed beach trip. day five.

day five. back to the beach. for some reason (anna playing with my phone), i took a bunch of pictures in black and white before i noticed. it’s really hard to see your screen at the beach. so you just … Continue reading

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no dads allowed beach trip. day four.

ok. after our horrible day. then our “off campus” day. we were ready to try the beach again. and the results were extraordinary. firstly. the kids were well rested and happy. then, hazel fell asleep in the carrier on the … Continue reading

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no dads allowed beach trip. day three.

after the terrible day we had the previous day, on beach day numero tres, we decided to stay away from all sand and ocean. and got off campus. we have a zoo membership, which gave us free admission to the … Continue reading

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no dads allowed beach trip. day two.

so. day two. we decided to go minimalist. the kids took towels and whatever toy they wanted. hazel went in the ergo carrier. and off we went. and we lasted a whopping 30 minutes before isaac had a total meltdown. … Continue reading

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no dads allowed beach trip. day one.

a few months ago, my friend lorena invited me to the beach. her husband would be out of town and he was sending her and some of her friends and kids to the beach. there were eight moms. and eighteen … Continue reading

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