Posts tagged Erie Pa.

It’s national pretzel month

   October 21, 2014 10:19 am    0

Quick — before this month gets away, stock up on pretzels, and it doesn’t matter what kind. Here’s a link to pretzel recipes. I mean even I could do it — water, flour and salt. Some of these are even healthy. Those pretzel rolls at left — Jennie Geisler made them and Andy Colwell photographed…

 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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