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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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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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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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‘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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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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Mom, Mom, Mom …

   September 20, 2011 4:12 am    2

It’s quiet around here these days. After six kids have boisterously passed through these rooms early mornings readying for school, there is only one who makes a bit of noise. But he was often the noisiest. My youngest son, Ryan, a Gannon University sophomore, often needed to be heard above the din of everyone else….


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Friday funny: 5 deadly terms used by a woman

   July 29, 2011 9:40 am    1

Consider today’s Friday Funny a public service message for men. Here are five phrases you never want to hear from a woman: (1) FINE: This is the word women use to end an argument when she knows she is right and you need to shut up. (2) NOTHING: means something & you need to be…


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Friday funny: Kitten vs. Dog

   July 22, 2011 6:05 am    0

This is really more of an “awwww” than a funny, but it’s worth killing a few minutes on a Friday:  


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Friday funny: Animal funnies

   July 8, 2011 8:45 am    0


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