Author: Jennifer

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quiche

Quiche

Hmmm. How many quiche are too many quiche? Well, I made a dozen (there are two not pictured.) Mostly because I had that many delicious farm fresh eggs from my friend Scott available. (Oh how I love love love eggs!) Also, they are crazy easy to…

Old Fort Niagara: Castle by Candlelight

Photos from Old Fort Niagara Castle by Candlelight. (If you missed this past weekend there’s another one this Saturday, 12/16!) This past weekend broke attendance records.  Come out to see one of the most beautiful events of the season. You won’t regret it!        …

oh Christmas tree

Oh Christmas Tree!

Oh Christmas Tree! When it comes to Christmas Trees every family has their own special tradition. I fondly recall watching my parents drag the giant, tattered, taped up cornered cardboard box from the attic each year, into the living room and meticulously separating each limb of…

WNY Holiday Concerts

Reprint of my article in the Springville Times: Holiday Bucket List-WNY Holiday Concerts It’s the most wonderful time of the year! No matter what your taste in holiday music might be, classical, Celtic, country or contemporary there’s a concert out there waiting for you this season. In…

FREE WNY Community Event Calendars

List of FREE WNY Community Event Calendars!

List of FREE WNY Community Event Calendars! Do YOU have an event you want to share with our community? Here’s a list of online community calendars across Western New York that will post your organizations event for FREE! All WNY News Artvoice Bee News Buffalo Spree…

Diabetes

So. I have diabetes. Type 2. I was officially diagnosed in the beginning of the year and I’ve pretty much been sitting around for the last 11 months embarrassed and ashamed. THIS IS ALL MY DOING. I COULD HAVE STOPPED IT. I’ve been told for years,…

Fudge and other Festive Follies

Fudge and other Festive Follies I was JUST thinking earlier today that I wanted to do a personal holiday story for the Springville Times perhaps. I gave the Springville Journal my family recipe for Jello Cookies (I should write that story too.) And then the fudge…

Last Call for NaNoWriMo

I can’t make this up. I’m typing away, trying to put words to the page and every FREAKING other minute one of those wee bitty fruit flyesque bugs that are still somehow following me around the damn house is flying in front of my face and…

Seasonal Supper to Highlight Food Artisans and Local Farmers

Seasonal Supper to Highlight Food Artisans and Local Farmers Edible Crush and Art’s Cafe is partnering to bring a pop-up Farm to Table dinner experience to Springville on Saturday, December 9th at 6pm at at 39 East Main Street, in the historic Union Block Building. The menu…

2017 WNY Holiday Artisan Markets

A repost of my article in the Springville Times: Shop Local This Season at Artisan Vendor Markets 2017 WNY Holiday Artisan Markets While hustling and bustling your way through the month of December many people forget to take a moment to connect, enjoy and discover stumbling upon…

2017 WNY Holiday Theater Performances

A repost of my article in the Springville Times: Christmas Theater Performances 2017 WNY Holiday Theater Performances This December, start a new tradition and dress up in your holiday finest and grab your significant other, a group of friends or bring the whole family out to…

NaNope

Sunday. Thank GOD for Sunday. It’s been a long week. Last Sunday, a friend saw a house for the first time at an Open House. Monday we had a second showing. Tuesday we offered a contract. Wednesday we had an accepted contract. (Finally!) Thursday was Thanksgiving.…

Concord Country Christmas

Concord Country Christmas

Concord Country Christmas It’s that time of year again to celebrate an old-fashioned Concord Country Christmas on Saturday, December 2nd from 11am-3pm at the Concord Mercantile located at 17 Franklin Street, Springville. As tradition holds Santa’s Reindeer will be outdoors in the parking lot waiting for…

Touchdown for Tristan

I can now cross “eat a cookie with the picture of my friend the Bills streaker” off my “I didn’t even know that was a possibility” bucket list. Good to see friendly faces. Previously on All Things Jennifer: THAT MOMENT WHEN YOUR REALIZE THE BILLS STREAKER WHO…

Frank Lloyd Wright

WNY Frank Lloyd Wright Destinations

​ Repost of my article in the Springville Times: Travel WNY: Frank Lloyd Wright Influences in WNY WNY Frank Lloyd Wright Destinations (Not Just the Darwin Martin House!) Frank Lloyd Wright has been quoted as saying “I fully intend to be the greatest architect who has yet…

12 Festive WNY Holiday Events

12 Festive WNY Holiday Events

Repost of my article in the Springville Times: Holiday Bucket List: 12 Festive Events I made the list and checked it twice, now it’s your turn to check out at least one of these not really naughty but mostly nice 12 Festive WNY Holiday Events! Start out…

Gobble for Groceries: Happy Thanksgiving!

Gobble for Groceries: Happy Thanksgiving!

#1 Buffalo of course.  10 of the coolest turkey trot races in the US Most people up at an early hour on Thanksgiving are either prepping the bird for an early dinner or at the Turkey Trot downtown. But me? Neither. Never been to the Turkey…

Springville Holiday Events

Springville Holiday Events: 2017

Repost of my article in the Springville Times: Very Merry Main Street Nov. 24-25 Springville Holiday Events: 2017 It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The Village of Springville is decorated with lights and the weatherman has brought us our first ground covering of snow just…

Turkey For You, Turkey for Me

Tis the season where you can buy GIANT or not as giant or medium smallish sized turkeys up the wazoo at the grocery store for insanely cheap prices! For me and my local supermarket TOPS this means $.48 a pound (with the purchase of $25 of…

Hundred Year War? Really?

I suppose it a hazard of being Mrs. Charles Weber and having an office in the Lucy Bensley Center (the Genology Library for the Historical Society in town) because in my dream the other night…I was talking to someone about the history of my family fighting…

Real Estate Woes

Real Estate Woes

Real Estate Woes House on the market FRIDAY. Saw it yesterday. Multiple offers presented tonight. House on the market SATURDAY. Saw it today. Multiple offers, presented tomorrow. My clients have more time to consider which value meal they want at the drive-thru. Deflated. While out showing…

If you give a dog a bone

If you give a dog a bone…

If you give a dog a bone… As a mama to two large dogs, with insatiable appetites as well as energy I’m always searching for new ways to make the happiness that is chewing/gnawing a bone last as long as possible. Harley Boo is in LOVE…

Opera! In Springville?

Opera! In Springville? Apparently after coming back from seeing a WORLD CLASS opera performance at the Springville Center for the Arts, HWMMS and I are compelled to sing everything we normally would speak to each other. I just realized my Husband has a damn fine singing…

Painted Jesus

Painted Jesus

My friend Jolene and her husband Tom are cemetery nuts. As lovers of history and genealogy they travel all over the country visiting and photographing cemeteries. I myself, can’t stand them. Cemeteries not my friends. Ha. Cemeteries make my insides feel like cement. Heavy, closed off.…