Fashion Friday: Guest columnist shares color of the year

   December 12, 2014 6:45 am    0

This week’s fashion blog is from Christine Eddy. The best wines, aside from the ones we drink, are the ones we wear. Pantone has deemed Marsala the color of the year. Every year since 1990, the Pantone Color Institute has announced its pick for the Color of the Year, and 2015 is going to be filled…

 

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Jonathan Arrigo makes national news for “just being a dad”

   December 10, 2014 7:46 am    0

Jonathan Arrigo never expected to make it to the front page of Reddit, but he did with this photo. It sparked some controversy and a lot of laughs. His family owns Beechwood Golf Club in Fairview. Check out the article here. He and his girls are featured on Good Morning America this morning. Here’s the link…

 

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Saturday is St. Nicholas Day

   December 3, 2014 6:30 am    0

Ho ho ho! We are decorated here at Chez Parker, and just in time to greet old St. Nick. St. Nicholas Day is Saturday, and I remember when I ordered this little Santa. My kids were little, so this guy is pretty worn, and some of those numbers have disappeared — so the daily countdown often misses…

 

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House lady: local beauty and nat’l homes you won’t believe

   November 22, 2014 10:24 am    0

Yes, people live in that airplane house.We could spend all day coming up with headlines for this one. How about: This home takes flight? Aerodynamic design? Smooth landing? Above the wooded lot? Forbes ran a story about 15 unusual homes for sale or rent in the United States. Click on the photo at left to link…

 

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Fashion Friday: Survey rates Black Friday deals

   November 21, 2014 7:48 am    0

Thanks to Raz Daraban for the heads up on WalletHub’s survey of 2014’s Best & Worst Retailers for Black Friday Deals. WalletHub took a peek at 5,525 Black Friday deals of 21 retailers. JCPenney has the highest overall discount rate at 65 percent Key Stats direct from WalletHub Macy’s — second overall — offers a 54 percent…

 

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It’s Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

   November 19, 2014 6:28 am    0

Today is Women’s Entrepreneurship Day — the first ever, and it is celebrated at the United Nations in New York City in the middle of Global Entrepreneurship Week. Governor Andrew Cuomo has officially proclaimed the day which takes place in 144 countries. PwC, BNP Paribas, Microsoft, Nestle and United Nations Foundation are just a few of the founding…

 

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Downton Abbey fun — the proper gifts

   November 17, 2014 7:44 am    0

Got a Downton Abbey fan on your gift list? Here are some fun ideas: I knew this wine was available, but there’s more. The Downton Abbey gift pack is available for $55.99, at www.Wine.com. Here’s what you get: Downton Abbey Wines, a candle and tea. You can learn more about the wines at downtonabbeywine.com. Thanks to…

 

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Kick off holidays with NFL ugly sweaters

   November 10, 2014 6:33 am    0

I received an e-mail last week that caught my eye, because I have a Green Bay Packer fan. This Busy Block Ugly Sweater from NFL Men’s Apparel might be a little over the top, but quite a few of my clan attend Ugly Sweater parties. Clocking in at $64.95, this pricey piece of woven ugly…

 

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House lady goes back to the lake

   November 8, 2014 7:16 am    0

 

 

 

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Meet women who inspire

   November 5, 2014 6:22 am    0

 

 

 

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