Posts tagged pam parker

Saturday is St. Nicholas Day

   December 3, 2014 6:30 am    0

Ho ho ho! We are decorated here at Chez Parker, and just in time to greet old St. Nick. St. Nicholas Day is Saturday, and I remember when I ordered this little Santa. My kids were little, so this guy is pretty worn, and some of those numbers have disappeared — so the daily countdown often misses…

 

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House lady: local beauty and nat’l homes you won’t believe

   November 22, 2014 10:24 am    0

Yes, people live in that airplane house.We could spend all day coming up with headlines for this one. How about: This home takes flight? Aerodynamic design? Smooth landing? Above the wooded lot? Forbes ran a story about 15 unusual homes for sale or rent in the United States. Click on the photo at left to link…

 

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Fashion Friday: Survey rates Black Friday deals

   November 21, 2014 7:48 am    0

Thanks to Raz Daraban for the heads up on WalletHub’s survey of 2014’s Best & Worst Retailers for Black Friday Deals. WalletHub took a peek at 5,525 Black Friday deals of 21 retailers. JCPenney has the highest overall discount rate at 65 percent Key Stats direct from WalletHub Macy’s — second overall — offers a 54 percent…

 

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It’s Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

   November 19, 2014 6:28 am    0

Today is Women’s Entrepreneurship Day — the first ever, and it is celebrated at the United Nations in New York City in the middle of Global Entrepreneurship Week. Governor Andrew Cuomo has officially proclaimed the day which takes place in 144 countries. PwC, BNP Paribas, Microsoft, Nestle and United Nations Foundation are just a few of the founding…

 

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Downton Abbey fun — the proper gifts

   November 17, 2014 7:44 am    0

Got a Downton Abbey fan on your gift list? Here are some fun ideas: I knew this wine was available, but there’s more. The Downton Abbey gift pack is available for $55.99, at www.Wine.com. Here’s what you get: Downton Abbey Wines, a candle and tea. You can learn more about the wines at downtonabbeywine.com. Thanks to…

 

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Kick off holidays with NFL ugly sweaters

   November 10, 2014 6:33 am    0

I received an e-mail last week that caught my eye, because I have a Green Bay Packer fan. This Busy Block Ugly Sweater from NFL Men’s Apparel might be a little over the top, but quite a few of my clan attend Ugly Sweater parties. Clocking in at $64.95, this pricey piece of woven ugly…

 

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Meet women who inspire

   November 5, 2014 6:22 am    0

 

 

 

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Survey scares up results on home haunts

   October 29, 2014 6:51 am    0

Poltergeists and demons are rarely on the list of must haves for house hunters. But Trulia had a little spirited fun scaring up some killer statistics on how the living feel about sharing space with the dead or undead (or something in between). Trulia conducted an online survey by Harris Poll of 2,005 adults, and 1,117 planned to buy a…

 

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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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