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Celebrate Women’s Equality Day today

By | August 26, 2014 2:19 pm | 0 Comments

Today’s the day that commemorates the date in 1920 when women got the right to vote.  But that’s not all — it marks the culmination of decades that women tried to get the right to vote. Read more at Tell your daughters! Pam Parker is the editor of Lake Erie LifeStyle, Her Times and House to Home at the Erie Times-News in…


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Join us at Athena as mentors and mentees Sept. 16

By | August 25, 2014 7:18 am | 0 Comments

>At Her Times, we are big on mentoring women. Join as at the Ambassador Conference & Banquet Center from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m on Tuesday, Sept. 16 for an interactive discussion at every table. The event will inspire mentors and mentees. Local women leaders and emerging women leaders will share experiences and success stories for two hours with direction from some notable speakers. You…


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House Lady visits Golden Road paradise

By | August 23, 2014 7:18 am | 0 Comments

I was thinking of the movie”On Golden Pond” the entire time I visited Misty O’Connor’s home at 4530 Golden Road. The country setting with 11 pristine acres, a horse barn and much more just makes you want to sit down and enjoy nature. And yes there are plenty of fish in the two stocked ponds —…


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Fashion Friday — here come statement tights for fall

By | August 22, 2014 9:03 am | 0 Comments

Splash that color on for fall. Think color-run color. A lot of designers are splashing patterns all over the place — especially legs. The Libertine collection takes the ‘60’s to another level  “with vibrant splatters of paint that resemble graffiti artwork,” according to a news release. At BUSTLE, statement tights are the latest and greatest. ” … the tights of…


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Beardskis blowing in with cool weather

By | August 20, 2014 6:15 am | 0 Comments

Well I was going to save this for Fashion Friday, but I just can’t wait that long. If you always wanted a beard — here’s one to warm you up — they are called Beardskis. What a great gift idea. Or Halloween costume idea. It’s about four months to Christmas. Yikes, but what better way to…


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International Bacon Day coming up Saturday, Aug. 30

By | August 19, 2014 7:57 am | 0 Comments

We can all ham it up and fry, bake, broil or sizzle on Saturday, Aug. 30. International Bacon Day is celebrated the Saturday before Labor Day in the United States. Labor Day is Monday, Sept. 1 this year. Wikipedia attributes Bacon Day to folks in the city of Bedford, Massachusetts. I never would have known bacon had its own day if Sarah Park from…


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Shout out to all the women in Corry

By | August 18, 2014 7:00 am | 1 Comment

Thursday I spoke to a group of 100 professional women at the Corry Area Chamber of Commerce. It was great fun. I sat with a group of retired teachers, met a mom in a blended family with 19 grandchildren and much more.  Discussion at our table ranged from great quilting ideas to travel arrangements. One thing…


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House lady visits Girard charmer

By | August 16, 2014 6:28 am | 0 Comments

A quaint home in Girard offers a home and a carriage house all for $169,900. Read the full story here, and check out the video at left. Sue Scholz shares some great gardens. Read her story Gardens that wow spark ideas. Here are a few more stories you’ll want to read: Style at Home: 5 tips…


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Booking it with ‘Gilligan’s Island’ good girl Mary Ann

By | August 12, 2014 6:55 am | 0 Comments

Celebrities are tracing 50 years worth of history in a host of books this year. I have been getting emails on them daily. For “Gilligan’s Island” fans: The show will celebrate its 50th anniversary on Sept 26, and Dawn Wells, 75, who we all knew as Mary Ann Summers, will release “A Guide To Life: What Would…


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What we learned from a Girl Scout, dad and Legos

By | August 11, 2014 6:04 am | 0 Comments

Our visiting Girl Scout in the newsroom last week shared some interesting tidbits with us. We are writers. She is a scientist. She told us about the SkinDeep app and discussed that you can find out about ingredients you should avoid in cosmetics. She added that Dial soap is one of the purest brands out there, and…


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