Katy grew up in Edmond, Oklahoma and fell in love with Philadelphia upon moving here for a nurse practitioner graduate program at the University of Pennsylvania. Erik is a native of the Philadelphia area and settled in the city for good after college. Katy and Erik bonded over their mutual love for baseball and trains and were married in 2012. Daughter Ally Jane was born on Christmas Eve 2015. The family of three now lives [carfree] in Queen Village.