Posts tagged Lake Erie LifeStyle

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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Fashion Friday: ‘Scandal’ style sizzles soon at the Limited

   September 19, 2014 6:40 am    0

 “Scandal”  has its own clothing line, and it’s expected to be a big seller at The Limited. Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) certainly has some style.  “Gladiators in suits” — and other outfits — have crafted a dynamite collection — coming our way Tuesday. Here’s a link to the story in Forbes.  The collection includes 42 pieces with tops, dresses, pants, jackets and some…

 

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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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5 remodeling tips for tiny baths

   September 15, 2014 7:31 am    0

I had a tiny bath in my old home, and remodeling was a serious challenge because standard sinks and tubs wouldn’t fit and limited what we could do. I renovated that bath three times and never liked it. But now, look at  this clever design from Houzz. What a sink! I’ve seen a lot of houses where homeowners created some…

 

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House lady’s off to open houses today

   September 14, 2014 7:12 am    0

What a perfect day to hit open houses. Before I drag my hubby out for an afternoon, I am decorating for fall because I have seen such cute stuff this past week. Thanks to Rita Brown of RE/MAX, I toured the Manchester Valley area in Fairview where three homes are for sale with Realtors and…

 

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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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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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What’s new in real estate — plenty

   September 1, 2014 7:59 am    0

If you want to know how the local real estate market is doing, check this out: The Greater Erie Board of Realtors has its own Facebook page, and it posted the monthly listing and sales stats for the Erie County market — all the way back to 2012. Great stuff and thanks to GEBOR for sharing….

 

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