Posts tagged holiday

A weekend for pancakes, real maple syrup and New Beers Eve

   April 3, 2014 6:46 am    0

It’s a great weekend for sap and tap lovers. The Asbury Woods Maple festival is this weekend — read about it here. Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m, you can enjoy pancakes and real maple syrup at a Millcreek treasure — Asbury Woods. On Monday, it’s time to celebrate the anniversary of Prohibition’s…

 

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I miss Daffodil Days

   March 19, 2014 8:03 am    2

For 40 years, The American Cancer Society hosted Daffodil Days — it gave us all the hope of spring in March, and boy, did we ever need it. So what happened to it? On The American Cancer Society website, the nonprofit saluted the program with a fond farewell. The 2013 event was the final year for the Daffodil Days…

 

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Erie Native Jaime Schember tracks Santa for real

   December 24, 2013 6:51 am    0

Erie native Jaime Schember, daughter of Joe and Rhonda Schember, works for a company that really tracks Santa and lots of other stuff. But she’s home with her family today in Erie, and she shared her blog with all of us. Welcome home for the holidays, Jaime, and thanks for sharing as a guest blogger…

 

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House Lady shares wine rooms and more

   December 21, 2013 5:17 am    0

In the final countdown to Christmas, this week’s House to Home includes tons of holiday gift and decorating ideas. Plus, I visited a growing trend in homes — wine decor that’s attracting a lot of attention. I’ve seen more wine rooms, wine coolers and wine novelties in the past few years than I ever imagined. It’s a…

 

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Fashion Friday — bring on the glam

   December 20, 2013 7:35 am    1

Saturday on Facebook, I asked if I should wear a black sparkly dress to the Barber Ball or a red ruffly one. Red won out in Facebook comments, but I wore black because my husband’s vote trumped all. Why did it look better? Sparkles — and holidays are made for sparkling. Just a note here…

 

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House Lady visits a holiday beauty

   December 14, 2013 6:33 am    0

Last year, Sandy Blazek, of Trellis, arranged for me to see Packard Manor at Chautauqua Institution while she was decorating. This year, she took me to the home of Rob and Rebecca Hower. What a delight! The couple shared that they had a great time building their home, and it has a lot of unique…

 

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House Lady shares favorite stories of 2013

   December 7, 2013 5:38 am    0

House to Home takes a look at some favorite stories from 2013. A lot of the developments I have written about when they were brand spanking new are 10 or 20 years old, and that really stings. At any rate, I have seen some wonderful houses this past year. To see all my faves, click here….

 

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Roll into National Cookie Day and our Cookie Contest

   December 1, 2013 7:48 am    0

It’s that time again! National Cookie Day is Dec. 4, and the The Frankie and May Cookie Contest is already underway. First the contest — then National Cookie Day. Readers submit photos and recipes of favorite holiday cookie creations for a chance to win a $150 Frankie and May  gift card! Here’s how it works: Entrants upload photo and recipe…

 

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Yo ho ho! Talk Like a Pirate Day is Tharrsday

   September 16, 2013 6:21 am    0

Arr! I watched “Jake and the Neverland Pirates” on Disney Junior with granddaughter little Miss Mia Parker yesterday, and it reminded me that International Talk Like a Pirate Day is coming up on Thursday — Septembarr 19. You can talk Pirate on Facebook right now if you change your language status in your account settings to English pirate…

 

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Hoppy New Beer’s Eve Saturday — have a shandy

   April 3, 2013 6:07 am    1

Sunday,  savvy suds lovers will celebrate the 80th anniversary of Prohibition’s end on April 7, 1933 — National Beer Day, called to my attention by KRUPS, the coffee maker people who dabble in the Beertender — a kitchen appliance that is a mini-keg. The hoppy holiday makes the night before New Beer’s Eve, and of course it has its own…

 

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