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Come on home to Jane Lane

   July 12, 2014 7:21 am    0

What a great neighborhood — and I never would have discovered it if Mike and Nancy Kalista weren’t selling their home. You’ll want to discover the homes in the Jane Lane area too — private, big lots, country scenery and it was maybe 15 minutes from downtown. Check out my article here in House to Home….

 

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House Lady visits luxury homes in Cobblestone Village

   July 5, 2014 5:17 am    0

I visited Cobblestone Village earlier this year, but two more homes for sale brought be back. Read the full story here. The two luxury homes are gorgeous.  At 3828 Cobblestone Drive, the interior is spectacular and a backyard parklike setting with landscaped paths adds to the package.. The home includes six bedrooms, five full baths and 3,860…

 

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Fashion Friday: Red, white and blue for you

   July 4, 2014 6:47 am    0

Appliques, temporary tattoos and red, white and blue yous. I would love the be this bold. But I’m not. If you are, you can get appliques like this from Glitterrati’s Violent Lips collection. You get three sets of lips for $9.99. Here’s a review of the lips And don’t forget the Violent Eyes Collection. For $9.99,…

 

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Daughter’s digital detox earns $200

   June 24, 2014 9:10 am    1

You know you’ve wanted to dare your kids (or other loved ones) to take a break from the digital world — go an hour, a day, a week — without checking those infernal text messages, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Vine feeds. Well, one dad went one better, according to an NPR report. Software company exec Paul…

 

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Purse and Pearls of wisdom from Dress for Success Erie

   May 21, 2014 6:31 am    0

The Seventh Annual Dress for Success Purse and Pearls luncheon yesterday gathered 613 women and five men together, and we stood up for women just as Tamara L. McMillan asked us to. McMillan gave an uplifting speech after Erie native Bree Gorczycki, 36, told her story. Gorczycki shared that she and her three sons battled through poverty and gunshot injuries…

 

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Don’t howl at full-moon mania

   May 14, 2014 7:39 am    0

Full moon madness — is it real? A lot of scientists debunk the association of “luna” meaning moon and the word crazy as in lunacy, but I personally see weird behavior in the days preceding a full moon. Case in point: The full moon started overnight at 3:16 am. Yesterday, in Baltimore, a man — allegedly carrying…

 

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Grandbaby No. 2 prompts look at grandma showers, diaper parties

   April 23, 2014 7:22 am    1

From Grandparents.com, here comes a new trend among baby boomers: baby showers for grandmas. They’re a hit, according to Grandparents.com writer Rebecca Webber, who interviewed grandmas and party planners. Read the trendy article here. It’s not for me, but some people love the idea, and some people hate it. We recently celebrated the birth of granddaughter No….

 

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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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Spring a ring — it’s National Proposal Day

   March 20, 2014 6:35 am    0

The first day of spring sets up a few Vernal Equinox holidays including National Proposal Day. Most romantic local proposals I’ve heard of: Moonlit sleigh rides (or horse and buggy) — we had a story on it a few years ago in Lake Erie LifeStyle. We also heard of some special dinner proposals and proposals…

 

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What I learned about chocolate heart pills

   March 18, 2014 7:53 am    0

Finally, a study I won’t make fun of. Yesterday, the Associated Press reported that pills with all those good nutrients in dark chocolate might have the ability to prevent heart attacks and strokes. The four-year study has 18,000 participants — why oh why didn’t they call me? This is no joke. The study quoted Dr….

 

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