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Fashion Friday — Gotta clean my germy jewelry

   November 15, 2013 11:59 am    0

I never thought about the gunk I get on my rings. Or bracelets. Or necklaces. Until I opened an e-mail that told me all about my jewelry germs. Ick! In a press release, David Bellman, inventor of the Aquasonic Wave jewelry cleaning system, and Dr. Holly Neefe, a pediatrician with 17 years of experience, warned…

 

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Halloween memories from the Eckert crypt

   October 24, 2013 7:37 am    0

When I see all the cute Halloween costumes, I remember some of the cute stuff my kids wore. And here they are: As the kids got older, they were very clever. Kelly has been a slice of pizza, Mario Brothers’ characters, Woody from “Toy Story” and much more. The boys were football players. And they…

 

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House Lady visits Lovell Place’s new apartments

   October 20, 2013 8:48 am    0

In one of those mixed-use building stories that worked out really well, Lovell Place is home to history and much more. The owners, Rick Griffith’s company Moxie Ate LP, bought the place in 2011. I toured it last week for an article in House to Home, but I saw it long before it became a…

 

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Girls (witches) just wanna have fun

   October 17, 2013 6:38 am    0

Oct. 11 marked a wicked-good day in the Erie area when more than 60 women dressed as witches for an annual costume event of The Welcome Club of Erie. Kelli Postema, new to the Erie area, swept the women into her home for the party after Kate Zahorchak hosted the event for eight magical years….

 

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Poo-Pourri makes a splash

   October 15, 2013 7:00 am    1

No, it’s not a joke. Poo-Pourri founder Suzy Batiz, of Dallas, set up a business in 2007 that takes the stink out of the bathroom — before it happens. Watch the funny video at left if you don’t know what I am talking about. Poo~Pourri Toilet Deodorizers are the spray-before-you-go scents that prevent the odor of number…

 

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House Lady visits St. Mary Drive

   October 12, 2013 9:54 am    0

I was on St. Mary Drive less than a year ago to visit the home that Adelmo and Eleda Duchini built in the 1970s. It sold quickly This week’s home for sale — which their daughter built — is right next door at 1208 St. Mary Drive. The most recent owners added a lot of…

 

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Funtastic family costumes — play to your strengths

   October 10, 2013 7:49 am    0

While twerking Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke costumes are among the top sellers, according to Halloween Spirit, I think clever beats twerking every time. These costumed partiers at left are friends of mine, and I hope they won an award for their costumes last year. Steve and Gretchen Bahm are dead ringers for Uncle Fester and…

 

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Impressive women — Athena Powerlink

   October 7, 2011 12:48 pm    0

I am so proud to congratulate Colleen Moore Mezler as the winner of the Athena Powerlink 2011 Award. The ATHENA award recognizes a person for international women’s leadership, excellence, creativity, and initiative in their business or profession. Colleen is the CEO of Moore Research, a family-owned market research company that her mother, Peggy Moore, started…

 

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Stepmother files — kids tie the knot

   October 6, 2011 5:08 am    0

Weddings have arrived for our family, and being a stepfamily opens a new chapter with another wedding on the horizon. Fortunately, it’s not uncharted territory for us. My hubby’s oldest son got married a few years ago. As a stepmom, here’s what I learned: 1. It’s all about the bride and groom and their bio-parents…

 

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Welcome to October Her Times!

   October 2, 2011 8:34 am    0

After a banner outing with all the women involved in the Her Times 5K yesterday (click here for results), we followed up with our October issue of Her Times in today’s newspaper. It’s full of terrific articles and thanks to everyone for your emails and support! Make sure to give Debbie DeAngelo’s story a read…

 

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