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National Coffee Day Monday

   September 25, 2014 1:19 pm    0

What a perfect day for National Coffee Day — a Monday! Here’s a link to some of the places that will be offering deals on coffee on Monday. You can also get 25 percent off your entire order at www.thekrupsstore.com by using promo code NCD25OFF when you buy something from September 29 through October 5. It will be a happy Monday for…

 

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Designer homes inside and outside the (shipping) box

   September 21, 2014 7:52 am    0

I saw a headline about amazing shipping container homes on CNN.com, and I thought, I’ll bite. Well, I am impressed. The 12 Container House, above, is a 4,000-square-foot contemporary residence located in Blue Hill, Maine, and it is the brainchild of architect Adam Kalkin. Built in 2004, It rents for $6,000 to $10,000 per week. Kalkin also designed…

 

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It’s National Cheeseburger Day, and how about cheeseburger pie?

   September 18, 2014 6:32 am    0

Say cheese! According to National Calendar.com, today is the day we celebrate cheeseburgers. My husband loves cheeseburgers, and foodies like Marnie Mead (follow her on Twitter https://twitter.com/makeiterie) and Jennie Geisler of the Erie Times-News can give you lip-smacking burger recipes, but at Chez Parker, we make cheeseburger pie — the kids loved this simple Bisquick dish that’s very little work, and…

 

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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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Fashion Friday: Head into skull scarves and more

   September 12, 2014 7:38 am    0

At dinner the other night, our lovely young waitress had on what I thought was some kind of pattern — white on black, but it was skulls. Tastefully done — tiny skulls, but skulls just the same, and not for Halloween. I mean her top was adorable! Then I looked up the fashion trend, and thanks…

 

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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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Sales, soles and Fitbits

   September 2, 2014 5:39 am    0

A really big shoe sale (a tribute to Ed Sullivan) brought home three faves for this girl. I hit the DSW clearance rack, and $86 later, this trio followed me home. I may have to return to get the strippy sandals I left behind. This all started because my granddaughter had the cutest boots on when we saw…

 

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Fashion Friday — paws for some prrrrints

   August 29, 2014 6:26 am    0

Purr-fectly patterned leopard and other animal prints are here to stay for fall and beyond — even in sportswear. Just look at the smashing Nike dress Serena Williams is sporting at the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament in NYC — going on now. It is $80 at Tennis Warehouse. Leopard print is trending for fall according to Paris Fashion…

 

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5 ways to help a child who hates school

   August 28, 2014 7:55 am    0

“I hate school.” As a parent, you have to take control but not panic when you hear these words. In the early days of the school year this statement could be due to the change in schedule and routine. Here are five things to do: Every year is going to be new: new kids, new teachers, new classes….

 

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