Posts tagged Lake Erie LifeStyle

Fashion Friday: Heads up, the visor/mask is haute couture

   October 24, 2014 8:15 am    0

Apparently Vanessa Stiviano, who achieved fame as Donald Sterling’s girlfriend, was fashion forward with that giant mask/visor that almost looks like a welder’s helmet. Vanessa is now known as V. It’s all over the fashion runways as an accessory for spring. I like the colorful dress at left, but count me out on the headgear. We are definitely back to…

 

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It’s national pretzel month

   October 21, 2014 10:19 am    0

Quick — before this month gets away, stock up on pretzels, and it doesn’t matter what kind. Here’s a link to pretzel recipes. I mean even I could do it — water, flour and salt. Some of these are even healthy. Those pretzel rolls at left — Jennie Geisler made them and Andy Colwell photographed…

 

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House Lady enjoys video home tours and more

   October 18, 2014 7:26 am    0

Well I have seen some impressive homes in the past few months at House to Home. I’ve been to a nearly $2 million beauty on the lake, a glamorous renovated Harborcreek lakefront home listed at $400,000 and all those beauties in Manchester Farms and all around town. This week, I got to revisit Walten Woods where homes…

 

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Fashion Friday meets cheesecloth ghosts

   October 17, 2014 10:06 am    0

This is a spooky one, but it’s a Martha Stewart design for Halloween. So I couldn’t resist. It uses styrofoam mannequin heads that you can buy at wig shops. And apparently if you add some cheesecloth, suspend them in the trees or from your porch ceiling or hang them on posts in the yard, you can have…

 

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Fashion Friday shout outs to the shoedown, Women’s Expo and bra contest

   October 10, 2014 7:01 am    0

What a Fashion Friday First up, it’s the For Women Only Expo at the Bayfront Convention Center, and my friend Christine Eddy, director of development at the Erie Art Museum and a writer for Her Times, will be hosting the Fabulous Footwear Shoe-Down tonight. Register at the Expo by 6:45 p.m. Contestants will walk the…

 

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Fashion Friday’s sweaterfest begins

   October 3, 2014 7:07 am    0

I decided to move sweaters back into my closet, but there was one problem. I must have purged the old sweaters,and now I must buy new. It seems like yesterday when my daughter lived here that “we” — I did like to wear her sweaters — had a herd of sweaters. And shoes. Well since she’s been…

 

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In the shark tank Pittsburgh style with Lori Greiner

   October 2, 2014 5:59 am    0

I was lucky enough to attend the Pennsylvania Women’s Commission for Women Mentoring Symposium with nearly a dozen Erie women — thanks to Linda Stevenson of AthenaErie and the Erie Times-News — as one of 105 mentors from across the state, and it was spectacular. One interesting component of the symposium was a female business owner contest with…

 

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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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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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