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House Lady — bring on the Cadbury eggs … and houses

   April 19, 2014 6:38 am    0

I know you’re thinking what do Cadbury eggs and houses have in common? Well at our house, they go together quite well, and apparently in Canada also. Here’s a link to a Huffington Post story that discusses Cadbury eggs are among the top 15 things we want to eat on Easter Sunday. If you don’t  want…


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A weekend for pancakes, real maple syrup and New Beers Eve

   April 3, 2014 6:46 am    0

It’s a great weekend for sap and tap lovers. The Asbury Woods Maple festival is this weekend — read about it here. Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m, you can enjoy pancakes and real maple syrup at a Millcreek treasure — Asbury Woods. On Monday, it’s time to celebrate the anniversary of Prohibition’s…


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Her Times makes a healthy difference

   February 10, 2014 5:08 am    0

Thanks to everyone who e-mailed, called and messaged us after the last Her Times issue. What we learned: A reader from Corry told us she never had any symptoms of heart disease but attended a free screening for cholesterol and blood pressure. The cholesterol test led to more tests, and months later she had a stent…


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Wear red and get heart healthy — start this week

   February 3, 2014 6:26 am    0

If you checked out Her Times yesterday, you know that February is the month women need to check out matters of the heart — and that means more than romance. Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women in Erie County. Here are some events to check out — just a few hours of your…


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Fashion Friday — nailing down mani contrasts

   June 14, 2013 7:25 am    0

Join me as I push the clouds and rain out of the way this weekend. With my hands and feet! I plan to do my nails in wild colors that shine even if the sun doesn’t. I saw this article in the July issue of InStyle magazine — one of my favorites. The mani blends contrasting…


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Inspiration at lunch — Dress for Success

   May 22, 2013 8:22 am    0

At left — that’s me with Mishol Randolph. We were at the Dress for Success Purse and Pearls luncheon yesterday, and Mishol, of Erie, spoke to a sellout crowd that hung on every word. At 25. Mishol recounted addictions to drugs and alcohol that started before she was a teenager and progressed to heroin. She…


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Play detective at Watson-Curtze

   May 16, 2013 7:35 am    0

Last year, my team and I tracked and interviewed countless murder suspects, got the dirt on wealthy families that shaped Erie history and had a rip-roaring good time at the Watson-Curtze Mansion. I felt like I was at Downton Abbey. And you can too! It’s a real life game of Clue where actors portray the suspects…


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RIP Jeanne Cooper, ‘Y & R’ Mrs. Chancellor

   May 9, 2013 7:05 am    0

Soap legend Katherine Chancellor of “The Young and the Restless” is a household name in soapdom. Jeanne Cooper played the role of the epic rich woman who battled alcoholism. She was a complicated character ever since 1973 — the first year of the soap. I watched in high school, college and later, but drifted away from…


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Warren Buffett hails women – let’s all ‘Lean In’

   May 6, 2013 6:14 am    0

It was quite a week for the 82-year-old “Oracle of Omaha.” He joined Twitter saying, “Warren is in the house.” He also raised the roof and told the world how valuable women are to every business in a magazine article he wrote for Fortune. Read it here. In essence, the Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO says…


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Wow — word of the week in Millcreek

   April 7, 2013 8:09 am    0

Erica Erwin’s story in today’s Erie Times-News delves into the Millcreek Township School District’s $8.8 million deficit for the 2013-2014 school year. Acting Superintendent William Hall announced the bad news last week. He mentioned he had a “wow” moment when he discovered the budget deficit in November. That was November, folks. In another report, a…


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