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Inspiration at lunch — Dress for Success

By | May 22, 2013 8:22 am | 0 Comments

At left — that’s me with Mishol Randolph. We were at the Dress for Success Purse and Pearls luncheon yesterday, and Mishol, of Erie, spoke to a sellout crowd that hung on every word. At 25. Mishol recounted addictions to drugs and alcohol that started before she was a teenager and progressed to heroin. She…

 

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Segway around Presque Isle in 2 weeks

By | May 13, 2013 6:10 am | 0 Comments

It’s great news that Segways are coming to Presque Isle. I’ve ridden on Segways for fun during an interview with the former college president at Edinboro University (that’s me at left flitting around inside the student union building) and for even more fun when my daughter took me on a tour of Pittsburgh a few…

 

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It’s National Popcorn Day today — Jan. 19!

By | January 19, 2013 2:21 pm | 0 Comments

It’s kernel capers today! Here are a few sites with recipes for yummy caramel popcorn and more. One has maple and bacon in it. YUMM! Here’s one from Yummly. Here’s one for Dixie Doodle popcorn from GoErie.com. It has cashews, almonds, peanuts, dried fruit, pumpkin/sunflower seeds, cheddar cheese, dried cranberries or cherries and spices. One of my fave places…

 

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Oven cleaning 101 from the Facebook files

By | December 17, 2012 7:40 am | 1 Comment

Until I posted a funny note on Facebook about the stench coming from my self-cleaning oven, I had no idea how many of us live in fear of these appliances. We must take back the kitchen. Show that dripped-on, over-baked, grease-stained beast of an oven who is boss. My brave daughter called last night to ask…

 

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Fashion Friday — Cozy Bug dresses cute as a bug …

By | October 19, 2012 7:39 am | 1 Comment

Shark Tank, on ABC-TV, gets my interest every week — in between high school football games! And when fashionistas get the sharks to bite, you gotta love it. A mom, Aly Lessor, launched Cozy Bug a children’s clothing line inspired by her adorable daughter and some Southern idealism. She developed pillowcase dresses that grow with kids,…

 

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Pamela McCormick — mom on a mission

By | July 30, 2012 8:28 am | 0 Comments

  Her name is synonymous with winning — Quad games, triathalons, duathlons and more. In Pittsburgh, Erie’s Pamela McCormick finished second among women and 28th overall in the International Distance Triathlon Sunday. It included a600-meter swim in the Allegheny River, a 20K bike race through Pittsburgh and a 5K run along the Allegheny River. McCormick, 39, continues her dominance…

 

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Security blankets weave comfort for kids

By | July 9, 2012 5:03 am | 0 Comments

My three kids were blanky babies. No pacifiers. No thumb-sucking. The little Winnie the Pooh blankets, fairy tale quilts and yellow woven blankies went everywhere with us. When we left one behind at my sister’s place, my nephew, a former blanky baby, sent it back to us Federal Express. He knew the value of a…

 

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