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House Lady enjoys video home tours and more

   October 18, 2014 7:26 am    0

Well I have seen some impressive homes in the past few months at House to Home. I’ve been to a nearly $2 million beauty on the lake, a glamorous renovated Harborcreek lakefront home listed at $400,000 and all those beauties in Manchester Farms and all around town. This week, I got to revisit Walten Woods where homes…

 

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Fashion Friday meets cheesecloth ghosts

   October 17, 2014 10:06 am    0

This is a spooky one, but it’s a Martha Stewart design for Halloween. So I couldn’t resist. It uses styrofoam mannequin heads that you can buy at wig shops. And apparently if you add some cheesecloth, suspend them in the trees or from your porch ceiling or hang them on posts in the yard, you can have…

 

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20,000 steps on Fitbit, time for a treadmill desk

   October 16, 2014 11:53 am    0

Yes I did hit 20,000 steps and then some on Saturday. I got a nice e-mail message from Fitbit that included Yipee — which is a misspelling of Yippee, but hey, I still like the message. That equates to more than 9 miles for me in one day, and I trekked more than 250 miles…

 

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Fashion Friday shout outs to the shoedown, Women’s Expo and bra contest

   October 10, 2014 7:01 am    0

What a Fashion Friday First up, it’s the For Women Only Expo at the Bayfront Convention Center, and my friend Christine Eddy, director of development at the Erie Art Museum and a writer for Her Times, will be hosting the Fabulous Footwear Shoe-Down tonight. Register at the Expo by 6:45 p.m. Contestants will walk the…

 

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Loving retro pink and aqua baths and beverage servers

   October 7, 2014 6:59 am    0

There are times I see the cutest things for home decor ideas in my travels. Today, take a look at a great party accessory and designer bath ideas for those old pink and aqua baths I grew up with. Beverage servers: Who knew anything could be so cute? I visited the Three Gables Inn this past weekend,…

 

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Fashion Friday’s sweaterfest begins

   October 3, 2014 7:07 am    0

I decided to move sweaters back into my closet, but there was one problem. I must have purged the old sweaters,and now I must buy new. It seems like yesterday when my daughter lived here that “we” — I did like to wear her sweaters — had a herd of sweaters. And shoes. Well since she’s been…

 

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In the shark tank Pittsburgh style with Lori Greiner

   October 2, 2014 5:59 am    0

I was lucky enough to attend the Pennsylvania Women’s Commission for Women Mentoring Symposium with nearly a dozen Erie women — thanks to Linda Stevenson of AthenaErie and the Erie Times-News — as one of 105 mentors from across the state, and it was spectacular. One interesting component of the symposium was a female business owner contest with…

 

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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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