Posts tagged pam parker

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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20,000 steps on Fitbit, time for a treadmill desk

   October 16, 2014 11:53 am    0

Yes I did hit 20,000 steps and then some on Saturday. I got a nice e-mail message from Fitbit that included Yipee — which is a misspelling of Yippee, but hey, I still like the message. That equates to more than 9 miles for me in one day, and I trekked more than 250 miles…

 

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Loving retro pink and aqua baths and beverage servers

   October 7, 2014 6:59 am    0

There are times I see the cutest things for home decor ideas in my travels. Today, take a look at a great party accessory and designer bath ideas for those old pink and aqua baths I grew up with. Beverage servers: Who knew anything could be so cute? I visited the Three Gables Inn this past weekend,…

 

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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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Robin Weunski: Mom on a mission

   September 24, 2014 10:05 am    0

<a Meet Robin Weunski — click on the picture to see the video and learn more about how to support our troops at the Pittsburgh Inn. I first met Robin Weunski through the eyes of Her Times readers who nominated her as an Extraordinary Woman for Her Times in early 2013. Read it here. Then…

 

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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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