Growing a human is a pretty interesting experiment.  We find ourselves doing a lot of observing, and comparing, and reflecting. Not to mention the addition of stimulus in order to study it’s effect. I think I would enjoy writing a book about… Read More

30 months ago, the boy and I embarked on a journey that has become one of the most rewarding hobbies we could have imagined. It was then, that we decided to take a family tradition and evolve it into a new craft…. Read More

It was Mr. Play Gourmet’s birthday weekend, and Uncle Nick and Granny flew in for the occasion. We had a fun project and CRAZY dinner planned to take full advantage of the visit. First on our list was to shoot a funny… Read More

There is some big news to share at the Play Gourmet house. We have been holding on to this little grenade for about 3 months.  We are all very excited. We took our time before deciding to add to the family. It… Read More

It is really hard to say, but I think New York might be our favorite state in the US. Most people outside of NY think of NYC when they think of NY, and over half of the population of NY probably think… Read More

Our annual trip to Niagara Falls/Buffalo has gone very much according to script: Eat, Visit, Eat, Explore, Eat, Cook, Eat. This trip, we discovered that we could rent bikes to experience the falls. So, Mrs. Play Gourmet and the kid did some recon and came back with a… Read More

This year’s 4th of July was pretty cool. We recently joined the local country club for the use of the pool during the summer, and we found out that we were among the last to join the rest of our neighbors. Apparently,… Read More

This weekend we took our talents to Dallas. We got a message from Aunt Dianna and Cousin Grace that they were in town from Germany to visit their family, and we were thrilled to get to see them. We had almost no… Read More

This last week, we kicked off our week with a visit from Granny. And she and the boy collaborated in the kitchen to give us a wonderful dessert snack that lasted us through the week.  It is a pretty simple concoction, but… Read More

Well after years of YouTube videos, we finally got our first real RC car. And by real, I mean better than the made-for-indoors small remote control cars. I can honestly say we have only barely dipped our toes in the water with… Read More