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‘Mom, can I bring a friend?’

   October 5, 2011 4:43 am    0

“Well of course you can!” I say enthusiastically. We’ve all encountered the “bring a friend along,” and it’s a great idea … on paper. Three things I’ve learned: 1. When your darlings start bringing along friends, enjoy it. Make it fun. You will be the odd man out and often more of a driver than…

 

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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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Fearless woman Liz Allen — last day to vote

   September 30, 2011 4:09 am    0

I never ask people to vote for anything or anyone. Not on Facebook or anyplace else, but I implore everyone to vote for Liz Allen in the Live Fearlessly contest. If you don’t know Liz, please read the essay submitted. I do know Liz, and she is an extraordinary woman who faced a lot of…

 

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Parenting athletes not so easy

   September 26, 2011 6:20 am    1

One of the most important things I learned as a mom was to be a mom when the kids were involved in sports. Kids have coaches — lots of them — to tell them how to improve and remind them when they make mistakes. I found I had to remember that kids are just kids…

 

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Win $25! Tell us what you love. Hurry!

   September 25, 2011 6:18 am    3

Darby Patton Scalise of Erie just picked up her $25 gift card, and you can too. It’s payday for Lake Erie LifeStyle readers! Join us on Facebook at Friends of Lake Erie LifeStyle magazine, and tell us about your favorite local teams, restaurants, small towns, ¬†foods and more. Tell us what you like and why….

 

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Modern family lives here

   September 22, 2011 6:00 am    0

After watching the premiere of ABC’s “Modern Family” last night, I have to say I love this show. I’ve always loved the show. It is the first show, I think, that gives a somewhat accurate portrayal of blended families. As a member of a blended family, I can vouch for the funny moments, the tender…

 

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Lifestyle/Her Times — SOLD! House to Home

   September 17, 2011 10:39 am    0

In my last few columns in House to Home, I talked up the benefits of selling your home and selling it fast. It resonated with a lot of folks in the community. So, In today’s House to Home, you’ll see some great places on Mohawk Drive that brought in the buyers. If your neighborhood is…

 

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Style me … with feathers?

   September 15, 2011 5:40 am    2

I love to look through fashions magazines. I’m a big fan of color, and right now it appears that feathers are in. They’ve been big for a long time, but this is the first I’ve noticed my friends and family flocking to the trend. My daughter bought feather earrings. and I saw a woman with…

 

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Become a certified bean counter — online

   April 9, 2008 9:51 am    0

Are you a numbers girl? You can earn your CPA from Clarion University without ever having to go to campus for classes. Check this out: Students can prepare for CPA exam online with Clarion University program Anyone interested in becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Pennsylvania can now become eligible to sit for the…

 

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10 Things You Should Never Say at Work

   February 6, 2008 8:46 am    0

An AOL Finance article “Worst Things to Say at Work” caught my eye this morning. It’s dead on career advice — particularly the “It’s not my job” phrase (a colleague and I have a special name for those kind of co-workers — he or she is a “notmyjobber”). “It’s not my fault” is another huge…

 

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