Posts tagged erie

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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Fashion Friday: Free Erie T-shirt from Erie kids

   July 18, 2014 7:49 am    0

I’ve got a few great T-shirts to give away, thanks to some great Erie kids who make them. They’re not really kids — they’re men, but they are the same age as my kids. Erie natives Peter Demichele and Greg Straub own Erie Apparel. Here’s the phone number: 814-602-3930, and the website is From left —…


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National Daiquiri Day and more to celebrate

   July 15, 2014 11:39 am    0

National Daiquiri Day is Saturday — thanks to for reminding me. In case you’re wondering, Today is national gummi worm day — that reminds me of that dirt cake recipe. I love that! Here are a few other celebrations days fir this month, thanks to Punchbowl. Click on the link for more information. July National…


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Fashion Friday: Red, white and blue for you

   July 4, 2014 6:47 am    0

Appliques, temporary tattoos and red, white and blue yous. I would love the be this bold. But I’m not. If you are, you can get appliques like this from Glitterrati’s Violent Lips collection. You get three sets of lips for $9.99. Here’s a review of the lips And don’t forget the Violent Eyes Collection. For $9.99,…


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Fashion Friday: Mustachifiers and hidden money

   June 27, 2014 10:44 am    0

OK, this is not exactly what you would expect for Fashion Friday, but I just had to post this picture when the folks from Mustachifier sent me an e-mail. Visit the site to purchase, and it also offers sunglasses, bibs and more. Hidden Money Well I am late to this party, but I have to…


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Does your dog like your date?

   June 23, 2014 5:52 am    0

Thanks to Ginny Grimsley, National Print Campaign Manager for News and Experts in Florida for the latest on how to figure out what to do to get your dog to like your date. Or how to not read too much into what your dog is telling you. Grimsley sent a message that Kris Rotonda, founder and CEO of…


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Cohabitation rules from the experts

   June 19, 2014 12:06 pm    0

I remember when it was really rogue to be unmarried and living together. Now, 51 million U.S. households are headed by unmarried couples, according to stats provided by three Chicago women who are experts on the topic, and they wrote a book about it. The authors add that 40.6 percent of all U.S. children are born to unmarried mothers,…


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An island for every kitchen

   June 18, 2014 1:52 pm    0

I have had several kitchens and never had an island. Someday. Maybe. Here are some of clever and cool islands for any style kitchen from Becky Harris of Houzz. I love her selections. So will you. If you click on the picture, it will show you the rest of the house. Same with this next one…


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