Playoffs


Sports

I’m old enough to remember, really, really, really, REALLY remember the good ol’ days. The Super Bowl years. It’s been a very long time. Embarrassingly long time in fact. Think about this. The phrase "The Bills are in the playoffs" has never been tweeted, posted on Facebook, or uttered by an Uber driver. It has […]

January 1, 2018

My Three Words: 2018


Mind and Spirit

My Three Words: 2018. From Chris Brogan. Pick any three words that you can use to guide you forward to success in the coming year. 2016: Healthy, Determined, Successful 2017: Me, Myself & I My Three Words 2018: Love, love & love.❤💙❤ Sure. Technically it’s the same word three times. BUT it has been the word THE […]

January 1, 2018

Three Accomplishments in 2017


Personal

Three Accomplishments in 2017? Welp. Maybe it’s because this is my current mood: Current Status: Not Feeling It. Also, no idea what it…is. — Jennifer L.S. Weber (@AllThingsJen) December 29, 2017 Maybe it’s because 2017 has been one GIANT DUMPSTER TIRE FIRE. But I couldn’t easily come up with three accomplishments in 2017. I thought […]

December 28, 2017

My First Car


Randomments

Writing prompt found on Twitter: Please tell me about your first car in 20 words 1985 Burnt Sienna Chevy Citation. Pretty sure my friend Katie had something to do with naming the color after learning about the color wheel in Studio in Art class with Mr. Siskar. I loved that damn car. And I loved that […]

December 28, 2017

Where Will You Be Celebrating New Year’s Eve?


Holidays, Western New York, Writing

A repost of my article in the Springville Times: Ring in the New Year! Where Will You Be Celebrating New Year’s Eve? Out with the old and in with 2018! No matter if you plan on spending New Year’s Eve with a quiet night at home, a party with friends and family or out on […]

December 28, 2017

Twitterments


Social Media

Because not everybody loves Twitter like I do… “And a friend who bullies us is no longer a friend. And since bullies only respond to strength, from now onward, I will be prepared to be much stronger.” #LoveActually “I’m just sitting here with a mustache and memories of last night.” – Burt Reynolds @archerfxx Today we […]

December 27, 2017

Snowy Springville


Pets, Weber Wonderland

Snowy Springville. So pretty I could cry. Also, still snowing, gently. Giant Puppy is in love. Nope, not as much as Erie, PA (JEALOUS!) But a pretty darn good amount considering a few feet already melted before this recent storm! Although you wouldn’t know it from the WNY Media standpoint! SPRINGVILLE IN THE NEWS! DASHING— […]

December 26, 2017

So this is Christmas* 2017


Food & Drink, Holidays, HWMMS, Personal, Weber Wonderland

So this is Christmas* 2017—-And what have we done? NOTHING Christmas* around Weber Wonderland is otherwise known as the Most Wonderful Time of the Year. HWMMS and I have our Meetiversary on the 15th, HWMMS Birthday 19th, Christmas Eve Eve 23rd, Christmas Eve 24th, Christmas 25th, My Birthday 29th, New Year’s Eve 31st—it’s a two-week […]

December 25, 2017

The End of the Year (Anti) Bucket List


Books, Garden, Randomments, TV, Writing

A repost of my article in the Springville Times: The End of the Year (Anti) Bucket List With all the hustle and bustle of the Holiday Season (almost) behind us the very, last thing you might be thinking about includes making more plans for the weeks ahead. Time for a rest, recoup and recovery session to […]

December 24, 2017

WNY Bucket List: Outdoor Winter Fun


Western New York, Writing

A repost of my latest article in the Springville Times:  Winter Bucket List: Outdoor Winter Fun Winter is no longer coming, Winter is here! While waiting for the daylight to slowly inch back into longer hours, why not spend some time outdoors embracing the season! There’s no shortage of options in Western New York. Check […]

December 23, 2017

All Things True Confession: Gossip Website Addictions


Personal, Randomments

All Things True Confession: Gossip Website Addictions Answer: What is Us Weekly. Daily Mail. Blind Gossip & Reality Steve. Question: What are All Things Jennifer’s favorite website addictions? I’m a SUCKER for the celebrity gossip pages. I have NO control. I’m embarrassed to say I probably check each one of the sites listed above every […]

December 22, 2017

Dragonfly Tattoo


Friends, Personal

The Middle Aged Lady with the Dragonfly Tattoo. Despite being the person who personally disliked tattoos all my life, (see #63) I just got my 1st tattoo in honor of my upcoming 44th birthday. 44. The age my dad was when he passed away. A reminder to make every day count. This is midlife. Three […]

December 21, 2017

The Number 42


HWMMS

The Number 42. Send all the birthday love to HWMMS today – He Who Makes Me Smile now knows the answer to the life, the universe and everything. He also is celebrating this new found knowledge by spending the day in bed, actually since yesterday at 6pm. Bah humbug to the sickness!

December 19, 2017

Tonight’s Could/Should Do List


Randomments

Tonight’s Could/Should Do List (For After 5pm) Write Freelance Articles Work on Chamber Webpage Directory Schedule Social Media Posts/Newsletter Put Up Living Room Christmas Tree Finish Decorating Rest of House for Christmas Rainbow Vacuum/Mop Main Floor of Weber Wonderland Read a Book Journal Finish Christmas Cards Grocery Shopping (CHECK! I needed more butter before doing the […]

December 18, 2017

Gumboalya?


Food & Drink

Tomorrow is HWMMS birthday so I wanted to make him something sassy and spicy to take to work for lunch. He mentioned gumbo the other day, so…while he napped. I created a Jenny masterpiece I shall call Jenny Gumboayla. And since I don’t *really* claim to know what either of these dishes actually entail without […]

December 18, 2017

Weber Quotables


Holidays, HWMMS, Weber Wonderland

Weber Quotables Me: Is it still snowing? HWMMS: I don’t wanna look… Me: I’m making one of your favorite cookies… HWMMS: Jameson? Me: Um, that’s not a cookie. HWMMS: My favorite cookie is a clean kitchen. Me: I’m making an executive decision, stop decorating, take a break. Let me finish my coffee then we can start. […]

December 17, 2017

Have Ugly Holiday Sweaters Jumped the Shark?


Holidays, HWMMS

Have Ugly Holiday Sweaters Jumped the Shark? Call them ugly or use the nicer word “festive” if you prefer when speaking of the holiday sweater…but either way I somehow feel that if you can find racks full of them at your local GROCERY STORE *maybe* well… <jump> 🦈 </jump> Update: When your grocery store embraces the holiday […]

December 15, 2017

Hat Trick


Dating, HWMMS, Sports, Western New York

Aw. Happy Hat Trick Jack Eichel! 7 years ago, on this very day I was at the Sabres game watching Drew Stafford score a hat trick against the Bruins. AND meeting HWMMS for our very first date.  You never forget your first hat trick. 😉

December 15, 2017

Randomments: Friday Winter Wonderland Version


Holidays, Randomments, Weber Wonderland, Western New York

Randomments. “I need a little Christmas, right this very minute!”  1. Despite much snow at Weber Wonderland, we still haven’t decorated. This is always the problem, I want to before Thanksgiving when spirits are high. Instead I’m now surrounded by high piles of decoration boxes which are stacked in front of the wine rack making […]

December 15, 2017

Steinway Piano Sale at Denton, Cottier & Daniels


Shopping, Western New York

Steinway Piano Sale at Denton, Cottier & Daniels If you’ve EVER thought about owning a Steinway piano, seriously, there’s NO time like RIGHT NOW to purchase one from Denton, Cottier & Daniels. And there will NOT be another chance like it in the future, so you’re on notice. Denton, Cottier & Daniels cutting historic ties with […]

December 14, 2017

Ribs


Food & Drink

Ribs. Mmmmm. I went to the freezer looking for something? And the two packages of ribs called out to me. EAT ME. If there’s one thing I’ve learned this far in life, when a frozen meat product starts to call out EAT ME from the freezer, you listen. Into the oven. Super low and super […]

December 13, 2017

Computer Bag


HWMMS, Randomments

This bag belonged to my husband’s mama. “General Society of Mayflower Descendants” I’ve recently adopted it as my computer bag. He said it would make her smile. I wish I had time to know her better. She passed away 6 months after we started dating. Oh the stories she would have had to share…I also […]

December 12, 2017

A Rare Sighting


Personal

A Rare Sighting of a Jenny in her Winter Basement Entertainment Room Habitat. It was chilly. The blanket felt warm on my head. HWMMS thought it was funny.

December 11, 2017

Quiche


Food & Drink

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 make—and freeze for later. I should have been making […]

December 10, 2017

Old Fort Niagara: Castle by Candlelight


Western New York

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!                

December 9, 2017

Downtown Buffalo


Western New York

HWMMS and I saw The Headstones at the Town Ballroom tonight. And when we left the show, I had no choice but to snap a photo of how beautiful the chilly Winter night looked from the sidewalk. Ah, Buffalo.

December 8, 2017

Christmas Cookies 2017 Round One!


Food & Drink, Holidays

Christmas Cookies 2017 Round One! Smores Brownies, Walnut Brownies, Cranberry Chocolate Biscotti, Peanut Butter, Lemon Sugar, Sugar Cutouts, Peanut Butter Blossoms & Chocolate Chip Hugs

December 8, 2017