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It’s National Cheeseburger Day, and how about cheeseburger pie?

   September 18, 2014 6:32 am    0

Say cheese! According to National Calendar.com, today is the day we celebrate cheeseburgers. My husband loves cheeseburgers, and foodies like Marnie Mead (follow her on Twitter https://twitter.com/makeiterie) and Jennie Geisler of the Erie Times-News can give you lip-smacking burger recipes, but at Chez Parker, we make cheeseburger pie — the kids loved this simple Bisquick dish that’s very little work, and…

 

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Lunch with 230 of my closest friends

   September 17, 2014 7:43 am    0

Ok they weren’t all my closest friends, but the gathering of 230 women at the Ambassador Banquet & Conference Center Tuesday for ATHENA International Women’s Leadership Day gave all of us a chance to share key advice on how to achieve success everywhere from the workplace to the homefront. This annual event takes place in more than 100 communities across…

 

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5 remodeling tips for tiny baths

   September 15, 2014 7:31 am    0

I had a tiny bath in my old home, and remodeling was a serious challenge because standard sinks and tubs wouldn’t fit and limited what we could do. I renovated that bath three times and never liked it. But now, look at  this clever design from Houzz. What a sink! I’ve seen a lot of houses where homeowners created some…

 

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House lady’s off to open houses today

   September 14, 2014 7:12 am    0

What a perfect day to hit open houses. Before I drag my hubby out for an afternoon, I am decorating for fall because I have seen such cute stuff this past week. Thanks to Rita Brown of RE/MAX, I toured the Manchester Valley area in Fairview where three homes are for sale with Realtors and…

 

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Fashion Friday: Head into skull scarves and more

   September 12, 2014 7:38 am    0

At dinner the other night, our lovely young waitress had on what I thought was some kind of pattern — white on black, but it was skulls. Tastefully done — tiny skulls, but skulls just the same, and not for Halloween. I mean her top was adorable! Then I looked up the fashion trend, and thanks…

 

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Visit sacred spaces tonight, Social Security seminar later this month

   September 11, 2014 7:30 am    0

Tonight is your chance to see the interiors of 12 historic sacred properties. The Erie County Historical Society hosts a Sacred Spaces tour tonight from 6 to 9 p.m. $10 per person gets you inside the architecture and history at: St. Patrick’s the Soldier’s and Sailors home  chapel, Russian Orthodox Church of the Nativity, St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, First…

 

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Saving soles, feet and Fitbits

   September 9, 2014 5:28 am    0

Shoes, shoes, shoes. I’m not an easy fit, but I have found comfort and style in shoes. First off, these Hawaiian Blue Eclipse Lime Ponch Brooks Ghost 7s will arrive today — thanks to VIPZappos.com. I have had varying success with athletic shoes because I need arch support and overall support — I am a…

 

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TBT, enjoy school sports, but don’t go nuts

   September 4, 2014 7:41 am    1

Sports seasons take me back to when six kids participated in everything: hockey, soccer, football, baseball, softball, lacrosse, cross country, basketball, volleyball and track and field. But before you push your kid too hard to aspire to an elusive college scholarship, note that psychiatrist Gary Malone — a former student athlete — has some interesting numbers: Only 3 percent of…

 

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What’s new in real estate — plenty

   September 1, 2014 7:59 am    0

If you want to know how the local real estate market is doing, check this out: The Greater Erie Board of Realtors has its own Facebook page, and it posted the monthly listing and sales stats for the Erie County market — all the way back to 2012. Great stuff and thanks to GEBOR for sharing….

 

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Fashion Friday — paws for some prrrrints

   August 29, 2014 6:26 am    0

Purr-fectly patterned leopard and other animal prints are here to stay for fall and beyond — even in sportswear. Just look at the smashing Nike dress Serena Williams is sporting at the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament in NYC — going on now. It is $80 at Tennis Warehouse. Leopard print is trending for fall according to Paris Fashion…

 

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