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Fashion Friday — here come statement tights for fall

   August 22, 2014 9:03 am    0

Splash that color on for fall. Think color-run color. A lot of designers are splashing patterns all over the place — especially legs. The Libertine collection takes the ‘60’s to another level  “with vibrant splatters of paint that resemble graffiti artwork,” according to a news release. At BUSTLE, statement tights are the latest and greatest. ” … the tights of…


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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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Daughter’s digital detox earns $200

   June 24, 2014 9:10 am    1

You know you’ve wanted to dare your kids (or other loved ones) to take a break from the digital world — go an hour, a day, a week — without checking those infernal text messages, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Vine feeds. Well, one dad went one better, according to an NPR report. Software company exec Paul…


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Fashion Friday: Toilet paper wedding dress winners are …

   June 13, 2014 6:15 am    0

I DO think you’ll agree these wedding dresses are impressive — made out of toilet paper. The 10th Annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress contest held in New York City announced its winners yesterday and they include:   First place:  Romance on a Roll by 28-year-old Susan Brennan of Orchard Lake, Mich. The designer and professional cheerleader for the Detroit…


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Jeopardy Julia still going at 18 wins

   May 29, 2014 7:38 am    0

Julia Collins — her Twitter handle is @JeopardyJulia — is the winningest woman in #Jeopardy history. And she will tie the record for second most wins if she wins tonight. She has a long way to go to catch Ken Jennings — he has 74 consecutive wins. The Illinois native and MIT grad has earned $391,600 so far. She is also looking…


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Caffeine’s in soap, jerky and more

   May 19, 2014 7:10 am    0

I have to have blood work today, so I can’t have coffee until after that’s done. But coffee, I discovered from my e-email files, is an old-fashioned method of getting your wake-up call these days. We have caffeine in soap, water,  jerky, seeds, jelly beans and more. What can’t we add caffeine to? First — how…


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Jeopardy Julia first 8-time female winner on ‘Jeopardy’

   May 1, 2014 5:30 am    2

Move over Arthur Chu and Ken Jennings. Women have arrived in the champion’s circle at the iconic game show #Jeopardy. Julia Collins — her Twitter handle is @JeopardyJulia — won her eighth straight game on “Jeopardy” last night. The Illinois native has earned more than $170,000 so far. She is in good company, according to The Wire. A few weeks ago,  Sandie Baker had…


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Roll into Charmin toilet paper wedding dress contest

   March 31, 2014 7:41 am    1

It’s time for the 10th Annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest sponsored by Charmin. Laura Gawne and Susan Bain, who operate the, annually ask  readers to create wedding gowns using toilet paper, tape, needle, thread and  glue. You can win $2,000! Feeling inspired? You have until May 13 to submit your design — just the photos. The…


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Montessori, the Otters and an MTSD deficit

   March 26, 2014 10:08 am    0

Millcreek Township School District needs to find $4.4 million dollars to balance its budget, and it looks like Superintendent William Hall wants to eliminate the Montessori classrooms at Grandview and Belle Valley and continue free tuition for the Otters. The full story is here — thanks to Erica Erwin. But hold on a minute. Jennifer DeLude Lachapelle, a…


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Celebrate International Women’s Day Saturday

   March 6, 2014 6:25 am    0

This is the Google doodle from 2013 that celebrated International Women’s Day. We celebrate this year on Saturday, March 8. It has been a national holiday since 1918 in some countries. Here’s a link to the official site. Moira Forbes wrote a great piece in Forbes magazine about how women are making progress in business. For example,…


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