Hi there! I’m Erin. I’m a thirty-something research librarian living in Western New York (#buffalove) with my wonderful husband, Jeff, and our two wonderful (and exhausting!) kiddos, Brynn (4.5) and Asher (2.5).
I love reading, online shopping, baking, watching great TV, and most of all, spending time with my amazing family (which also includes our dog, Sadie, and cat, Casey Jo).
So here is the rest of my story. I met my husband, Jeff, nearly 10 years ago on Match.com. We both knew pretty early on that this was “it!” We got married on October 17, 2009 at the church where I had attended with my family my entire life. We had an amazing reception at the Pearl Street Grill in downtown Buffalo – the same place we had our very first date! We welcomed our daughter, Brynn, in November 2012 and our son just 27 months later in February 2015. We brought both our kids home to our first home, that we purchased just two months before we got married. It was an adorable, old and cozy Colonial only a few blocks from the Niagara River. It turned out to be a little too cozy once Asher arrived, so in summer of 2015 we put our house up sale and moved to our “forever home” on Grand Island (yes, it is an actual island – in the Niagara River between New York and Canada – a pretty large one too! It’s about the size of Manhattan – but far fewer people and skyscapers!).
Being a researcher for a living, I’ve always been a curious person and love learning. This often spills over into every day things too – I am always researching for a great shopping deal, new recipes (for baking – I don’t cook!), parenting advice, and home improvement DIY tips and tricks. My family and friends have encouraged me for a long time to put my thoughts and “research findings” in one place, so here I am. 🙂
I hope to use this space to chronicle some of the things I love (products, services, tv shows, books, recipes, etc., etc.!) and the goings on in our life (updating our home, celebrating birthdays and holidays with our family and friends, and all those wonderful moments in between).
Thanks for stopping by!
Professional photos on this page are done by the amazing photographer we use, Nicole Serafin Photography! <3