in november, i was supposed to attend the bills-browns game for my birthday gift. then, a massive snowstorm struck the area the day before the game, and it was moved to detroit. we were issued a massive refund (140% of our original ticket prices), so when the bills first playoff game was scheduled for a […]
giving thanks in batavia.not so much in buffalo.
when we put the older two kids in school, we knew it would mean that we would have to give up our vacation scheduling freedom, and that we would have to work around the school schedule. fortunately, for some reason, they had off the entire week of thanksgiving, so we didn’t have to cram in […]
december in the time of covid.
well. here we are. the december wrap up post. the truth is, i could have completed this a few days ago, because not much noteworthy stuff has happened since christmas. i was holding out for an epic new year, but then i went to bed at 10:30, so no epicness was had. unless you count […]
hazel’s josh allen cake.
when hazel told me that she wanted a josh allen birthday, i was really excited to make her cake. i mean, i like making all the kids cakes, but its for sure more fun when it’s a theme i love too. and the 2020 buffalo bills are on fire, as is their superstar QB, so […]
hazel is seven!!!!
i don’t know how it all went by so quickly, but the baby hazelnut turned seven this month. seven! even though we were thick in the stupid post thanksgiving covid spike, we were determined to make her day epic. we kicked things off with gramma and grampa dropping off a special delivery of duck donuts, […]
november 2020. another pandemic month in the books.
after our big travel month of october, november was pretty chill. we are still in a pandemic and all, so there was a lot of home life during this month. sigh. my parents arrived just before halloween, so the first few days in november will filled with family fun. guitar hero, the simpsons, our second […]
buffalo science museum plus friends.
earlier this week, we put our science museum passport to work again, this time hitting up the buffalo museum of science. stuffy the stuffed bison. rocket launching. giant galapagos turtle. photo opp. archeological dig. sarcophagus. body “factory”. isaac, practicing his construction skills. yellow jacket hive. bug works sign. spelled out with dead bugs. water current/erosion. […]