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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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5 ways to help a child who hates school

   August 28, 2014 7:55 am    1

“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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House Lady visits Golden Road paradise

   August 23, 2014 7:18 am    0

I was thinking of the movie”On Golden Pond” the entire time I visited Misty O’Connor’s home at 4530 Golden Road. The country setting with 11 pristine acres, a horse barn and much more just makes you want to sit down and enjoy nature. And yes there are plenty of fish in the two stocked ponds —…

 

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House lady visits Girard charmer

   August 16, 2014 6:28 am    0

A quaint home in Girard offers a home and a carriage house all for $169,900. Read the full story here, and check out the video at left. Sue Scholz shares some great gardens. Read her story Gardens that wow spark ideas. Here are a few more stories you’ll want to read: Style at Home: 5 tips…

 

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What we learned from a Girl Scout, dad and Legos

   August 11, 2014 6:04 am    0

Our visiting Girl Scout in the newsroom last week shared some interesting tidbits with us. We are writers. She is a scientist. She told us about the SkinDeep app and discussed that you can find out about ingredients you should avoid in cosmetics. She added that Dial soap is one of the purest brands out there, and…

 

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House Lady visits Avonia farmhouse, discovers garden greats

   August 9, 2014 7:46 am    0

It’s Saturday, and it’s a good day to tackle some decorating and gardening. Ideas abou in House to Home today. I visited a home and barn that are a sweet deal for someone. Read about it in Avonnia Road home, barn offer opportunity. The video is at left. Sue Scholz visits awesome homes/gardens from the Buffalo Garden Walk….

 

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House Lady celebrates first-ever National Curb Appeal Month

   August 2, 2014 6:52 am    0

Check out the video at left of a really nice Lawrence Park home with a luxurious landscape featured in House to Home. Read my story on this great Lawrence Park home here. It’s National Curb Appeal Month, and  we have filled in the gardens at Chez Parker just in time for the first ever National Curb Appeal…

 

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Catching up with family before July slips away

   July 21, 2014 7:46 am    0

My cousins live in Greenville, Pa., where my parents grew up. We used to get together every year for a pig roast, but schedules got in the way. Then we found ourselves getting together for funerals. And that sucks. So on Saturday, we had an impromptu “let’s meet and eat” at Timber Creek Tap and…

 

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Fashion Friday: Free Erie T-shirt from Erie kids

   July 18, 2014 7:49 am    0

I’ve got a few great T-shirts to give away, thanks to some great Erie kids who make them. They’re not really kids — they’re men, but they are the same age as my kids. Erie natives Peter Demichele and Greg Straub own Erie Apparel. Here’s the phone number: 814-602-3930, and the website is http://www.Erie-Apparel.com From left —…

 

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