Posts tagged erie

Beardskis blowing in with cool weather

   August 20, 2014 6:15 am    0

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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House lady visits Girard charmer

   August 16, 2014 6:28 am    0

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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What we learned from a Girl Scout, dad and Legos

   August 11, 2014 6:04 am    0

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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House Lady visits Avonia farmhouse, discovers garden greats

   August 9, 2014 7:46 am    0

It’s Saturday, and it’s a good day to tackle some decorating and gardening. Ideas abou in House to Home today. I visited a home and barn that are a sweet deal for someone. Read about it in Avonnia Road home, barn offer opportunity. The video is at left. Sue Scholz visits awesome homes/gardens from the Buffalo Garden Walk….


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House Lady celebrates first-ever National Curb Appeal Month

   August 2, 2014 6:52 am    0

Check out the video at left of a really nice Lawrence Park home with a luxurious landscape featured in House to Home. Read my story on this great Lawrence Park home here. It’s National Curb Appeal Month, and  we have filled in the gardens at Chez Parker just in time for the first ever National Curb Appeal…


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Fashion Friday: Go team, go with shoes that scream team

   August 1, 2014 7:46 am    0

You gotta love Facebook. I saw the awesome shoes below  on a friend’s post, and then I searched and found the bag at left– yes it is a bag but looks like heels and a bag —  available on the the Bradford Exchange. It apparently includes a real stiletto. Officially licensed, it measures 11″ wide by 9″ high. See…


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Dill-lightful pickle power, cheesecake and National Girlfriends Day

   July 30, 2014 7:22 am    0

My mom loved to grow cucumbers and can pickles, and I thought of that when I saw this book, at left.  And I have to remind everyone that Friday is National Girlfriends Day,  according to National Day Calendar. It credits with creating the day. Other sites claim no one knows the origin.  It’s  a great…


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House lady: 4 schools, a lighthouse tour and a corner garden

   July 26, 2014 7:56 am    0

If you have not read Loretta Brandon’s memories of growing up at the Presque Isle lighthouse, do it now. She is a delight. Here’s part 1 and here’s part 2. When I visited the lighthouse yesterday and talked to her, she shared that her pets had been buried in some of the flower gardens, and  she told Jeff…


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Get 10 free flowering trees for joining Arbor Day Foundation

   July 23, 2014 6:15 am    0

I don’t know about you, but we are planning in planting some trees. If you join the Arbor Day Foundation in August with a $10 donation, you will  receive 10 free white flowering trees — or other trees through the Foundation’s Trees for America campaign. The 6- to 12-inch trees are guaranteed, according to a news release…


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House Lady visits peaceful Pebble Creek

   July 20, 2014 8:15 am    0

Happy National Ice Cream Day, announced by Ronald Reagan in 1984. I know what we are having today. I just don’t know where. And now onto houses! If you want a peek at a clever home design, visit 5402 Pebble Creek Court today from 1 to 3 p.m. Here’s my video  — or just click on…


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