Posts tagged pam parker

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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It’s National Cheeseburger Day, and how about cheeseburger pie?

   September 18, 2014 6:32 am    0

Say cheese! According to National Calendar.com, today is the day we celebrate cheeseburgers. My husband loves cheeseburgers, and foodies like Marnie Mead (follow her on Twitter https://twitter.com/makeiterie) and Jennie Geisler of the Erie Times-News can give you lip-smacking burger recipes, but at Chez Parker, we make cheeseburger pie — the kids loved this simple Bisquick dish that’s very little work, and…

 

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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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Saving soles, feet and Fitbits

   September 9, 2014 5:28 am    0

Shoes, shoes, shoes. I’m not an easy fit, but I have found comfort and style in shoes. First off, these Hawaiian Blue Eclipse Lime Ponch Brooks Ghost 7s will arrive today — thanks to VIPZappos.com. I have had varying success with athletic shoes because I need arch support and overall support — I am a…

 

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