Posts tagged family

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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Bike to work week and migraine news

   May 12, 2014 6:23 am    0

It’s National Bike to Work month and week, and May 16 is Ride Your Bike to Work Day. Erie is in on it! The folks at BikeErie have all the info at www.bikeerie.org/ You can also check out events with members of Presque Isle Cycling Club at  www.picycling.org/ In 2012, Lake Erie LifeStyle did a story on…

 

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Eggsuberant words to impress the family on Easter

   April 20, 2014 6:29 am    0

Every Easter, my husband gets into the eggs — eggstra special egg banter, that is. Here are some of his faves used in sentences for your enjoyment. We are eggcited to see family today. My stepdaughter-in-law is eggspecting. Cadbury creme eggs are not eggstravagant treats. There is no such thing as eggstraneous chocolate. I will need…

 

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House Lady — bring on the Cadbury eggs … and houses

   April 19, 2014 6:38 am    0

I know you’re thinking what do Cadbury eggs and houses have in common? Well at our house, they go together quite well, and apparently in Canada also. Here’s a link to a Huffington Post story that discusses Cadbury eggs are among the top 15 things we want to eat on Easter Sunday. If you don’t  want…

 

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Things I learned from other people’s kids 03/11/14

   March 11, 2014 7:32 am    0

Most of this I found on Facebook: From my nephew John Strosser — a company called Erie Apparel is located in Erie, and they make $10 T-shirts like those at left. If you order by tomorrow, you will get yours in time for Saint Paddy’s Day. The company owners are Erie natives Peter Demichele and…

 

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Fashion Friday — a wee bit of jewelry for the Irish in us

   March 7, 2014 6:42 am    0

Check out this cool beach-glass shamrock pendant from Relish in Erie. You can see it and more here. If you want to buy something green for Saint Patrick’s Day, you can buy more than green beer. And something that lasts longer! Jewelry is available in shamrocks, claddagh and trinity pendants, rings and earrings. It’s 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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Her Times story update — ‘100 Women Who Care’

   March 2, 2014 5:12 am    0

When Joan Martter called me about her idea for 100 Women Who Care, she caught my attention and fast. The entire article about this group and many more women who have founded grass roots efforts to help others is in Her Times today in the Erie Times-News. Read it here. Here’s an update to that story. Joan…

 

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Downton Abbey 2014 — what people are saying

   February 24, 2014 12:42 pm    0

I am still hooked on this show, but this was not my favorite season. The reviews of season 4 are in, and they are mixed. I’m not going to spoil anything for anyone, but one of the things that hooked me on “Downton Abbey” was the history. Watching people I started to know die from…

 

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