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Fashion Friday salutes retiring Barbara Walters

   May 16, 2014 9:25 am    0

Today is Barbara Walters‘ retirement day, and I have to say the iconic legend always looked good. And stylish. She was trendy but not outrageous. The 84-year-old has always been classy.  She started on the Today Show at NBC and moved to ABC. I remember the hubbub when she earned the co-anchor position at ABC News…


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Styling Wednesday — behind the glasses

   April 9, 2014 7:29 am    0

I’m looking for new glasses, and let’s face it — eyewear makes a statement. So when we add eye makeup, we have to be careful what we do.  Tina Fey always looks marvelous — and here she is at left in a photo from Wikipedia. One mistake we all make is thinking we don’t need…


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It’s equal payday — thank you Lilly Ledbetter

   April 8, 2014 6:37 am    1

Today is Equal Pay Day — it’s the day that women catch up with men on earnings from 2013. In other words, a 23 percent gender wage gap is why we are so far behind, according to the American Association of University Women (AAUW). The AAUW has been around since 1881. Fair pay champion Lilly Ledbetter, age…


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Spring a ring — it’s National Proposal Day

   March 20, 2014 6:35 am    0

The first day of spring sets up a few Vernal Equinox holidays including National Proposal Day. Most romantic local proposals I’ve heard of: Moonlit sleigh rides (or horse and buggy) — we had a story on it a few years ago in Lake Erie LifeStyle. We also heard of some special dinner proposals and proposals…


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Funny and fab lipstick trends for right now

   February 4, 2014 5:22 am    0

So what’s the best lip color for you? Seems that any color goes right now with lipstick. In fact, matching your lips to your dress was the latest craze at the Golden Globes a few weeks ago, according to InStyle Magazine. Read it here. Ombre lips are also trendy, according to Huffington Post. I don’t…


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House Lady — inspired by 15-year-old owner of two houses

   August 26, 2013 6:53 am    0

At back-to-school time, we need to remember just how clever and independent kids can be. Meet Willow Tufano, a Florida teenager who bought two foreclosed homes with money she earned selling stuff on Craig’s list. She had help from her mom, but she’s still doing a lot of the work. Read the full story here. The…


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Designing women snazz up reading glasses

   July 17, 2013 7:24 am    0

If you have a lot of reading glasses hiding around the house (yes,  hiding — aren’t they always hiding), designing women are taking care of you. Let me introduce you  to Eyehole and Lookie Lous. Always losing those readers? Meet the eyehole — an adjustable eyeglass necklace that’s a pretty snazzy fashion accessory. The $25…


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Fashion Friday — pull out Pluggz and white nails

   May 10, 2013 7:40 am    0

I’m not a flats kind of girl, but an e-mail spoke to me about “Earthing.” The makers of Pluggz teased me about how good it feels to walk barefoot on grass or sand — they explained that it’s because we are in direct touch with nature  — Mother Earth. We absorb energy, electrons that “ground”…


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Fashion Friday: ‘Downton Abbey’ styles coming to stores this year

   May 3, 2013 6:58 am    1

The clothing is coming! The clothing is coming! And a whole lot more. “Downton Abbey” styles goes retail this year — according to Gareth Neame in an interview with CNBC. “We’ll be working across an entire range of products coming out this year. From fashion, apparel and homeware and furniture to wallpapers, beauty products and…


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Get your kids to brush those pearly whites

   March 6, 2013 4:24 am    0

It’s National Dentist Day! Here’s one of my favorite kid’s books by Mercer Mayer. If you haven’t met Little Critter, you are missing some fun books. As a mom of three kids who had braces, lots of bonded front teeth and some nasty cavities, I have advice — get to the dentist every six months…


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