LEAP! (5,4,3,2,1…)

WHY IS IT THAT??? I can get up at 5:45am and take the dogs outside. WIDE AWAKE. All is ok. I can find myself scrolling through social media at 6am…and then by 6:10am I think “I should just get out of bed and start my day.…

Da Bacon Duo

Time for the annual photo of Mrs. Bacon and Free Bacon at the QCRG Awards Banquet! My Husband, bless his heart, LOVES DERBY. Over the last few years he went from person who likes derby and goes to games to NSO (Non Skating Official) to Head…

AuntieJenSmithWeber

I love these kiddos. My besties Jen & Tim from Cleveland did a drive-by on the 90 on their way home from Cooperstown. I was the lucky one able to spend a wee bit of time with them for lunch.  

90/10 Real Estate Agent Rule

“The 90/10 rule applies; the majority of agents cannot earn a living, and most new agents are gone within two years.—How many buyer’s agents are simply “yes people” — simply agreeing with their buyer because they either just want to close them or simply lack the…

Waves from Springville!

Town Hall meeting with Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz. #CenterofWNY #Springville #Concord #ErieCounty A post shared by Springville Area Chamber (@springvilleacc) on Jun 15, 2017 at 3:36pm PDT Waves from Springville…yes, we ARE a part of Erie County. Just another day at work hanging with our…

Buying or Selling a House in WNY?

Did you know I can help YOU buy or sell real estate anywhere WNY? As with most things in my life—I’m a bit of All Things.  I grew up in Chautauqua County, moved to the City of Buffalo for a decade+, fell in love and moved…

Inclusive Theater of WNY: In the Garden Workshop

What’s up at Inclusive Theater of WNY? We are so excited to announce our next theater workshop, “In the Garden!” So what is the “In the Garden!” workshop? The workshop is a participatory theater event – meaning, we spend our time together “building” our performance before…

strawberries

Strawberries

Happiness. I’m pretty sure I ate a quart straight from the patch yesterday…HWMMS just brought these in tonight. FINALLY getting a decent crop. Goal is to have lots to preserve and store…and share. Maybe in a few years. We currently have about 100 plants producing. And…

Springville Center for the Arts Gala

Springville Center for the Arts Gala

It’s (not) a tough job…and we’re happy to do it…fun night volunteering for the Springville Center for the Arts Gala. Gosh, I love our Small Town. (And the Hamburg Brewing Company beer by the same name.) Yum! Save

Good-Night Owl

And Jenny Tried to Sleep

My brother and I must have made mom read Good-Night Owl with us at least a million times when we were kids. One of our favorites…little did I know 40 years later I would finally really understand the ending as I listen to the very loud…

Climbing Red Roses

Climbing Red Roses

Our first climbing red roses at Weber Wonderland! Currently have six bushes that made it through the winter…goal is to plant a dozen more to line the front porch so they can grow big & beautiful and drape over the railings. Ah, patience…

Silly Harley

I gotta admire Harley’s optimism…he goes to the front porch, sees it’s raining and decides not to go outside. One minute later he goes to the side door, thinking maybe it’s not raining over there—sees it is raining and decides not to go outside. Sorry buddy.

A beautiful tribute.

Without meeting Amy i would not be the person I am today. Live life to the fullest and make a difference in the community, Love one another. Amy Y. Maxwell, 42, activist fostered ‘smarter and cooler Buffalo’

Real Estate Professional Here to Serve YOU!

I know everyone wants to save $. Trust me, I know. But would you do your own root canal or go to a dentist? Same goes for real estate. Real Estate agents don’t make $ until your house is bought or sold. We work for you,…

Prom Memories

I’m such a sap. Currently parked and sitting in the car listening to the radio play the — FHS Class of 1992 Prom Song. And I’m getting weepy remembering happy times and thinking about how much fun Jessie Penguin and Jordan are going to have tonight.

First Weekend of June

Welcome JUNE! Otherwise known as the crazy season. I need a clone. Actually two please. Coming up this weekend: 2017 QCRG Cup Championship Re-Enactment – Rebels and Redcoats Western New York Dairy Agriculture Festival Pride Festival – Buffalo Pride Week 2017 …now that I look at…

Garden Update

About 65% complete transplanting perennial medicinal herbs (echinacea, lovage, milk thistle, marshmallow, wormwood, hyssop, yarrow, horehound, valerian, borage & chamomile) and adding new seeds to the Creekside garden. SO MUCH weeding, tilling, planting. HWMMS even cut down a few tiny annoying trees, not that anyone but…

Red Hot Market

WIVB aired this story last night. Two of my clients (buyers) —FRIENDS—forwarded the link. 🙂 Red Hot Real Estate: Competition soars in the Buffalo housing market Yep, I know. I know and so many of my friends who are looking know. It’s INSANE and probably the…

Randomments

Truth. Truth. Truth. Truth. The Democratic Party needs to be elevating its younger rising stars. Hillary Clinton should get out of the way. Heartbreaking. Foster parent shortage dire as heroin overdoses rise Me. Me. Me. Me. High attractor is an understatement. Why Are Some People More…

5 Years!

I’m surprised i didn’t get whiplashed by my bosoms. Yikes! Who thought jumping was a good idea? (You can also get a glimpse of my skinned knee from tripping from skipping on the way to the giant tree for our vows, because yeah. Trainwreck Jenny.) Spent…

Scissor Envy

What a beautiful morning for a bridge opening! Aside: I’m jealous of the size of the Lt. Governor”s office ribbon cutting scissors…I bought a smaller size for the Chamber. Live and learn.

Library, not Nursery

A million years ago, ok, 27—10—and maybe even off and on the last few years if you would have told me I would end up in a giant house in the country with two crazy dogs, four kitty cats and one amazing husband without any kiddos…