Posts tagged women

Wine, women and corks

By | July 29, 2014 6:27 am | 0 Comments

There isn’t a lot I don’t know about wine. And corks. And that picture at left shows what my daughter and husband did with corks. Here’s some really good news from the email files: Women buy 80 percent of all wine sold in the U.S., and women overwhelming prefer cork stoppers. 30 million bottles of wine…

 

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Fashion Friday: Texas teen designs fish flops

By | May 30, 2014 9:01 am | 0 Comments

FishFlops — cute name for some really cute sandals — a dream business for a Galveston, Texas teen named Madison Robinson. She has been so successful, she caught the attention of Forbes last year. Read it here. She designs flip flops and T-shirts for kids, women and men. Fish abound on these cute clothing items. Most…

 

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What women and men say about Valentine’s Day

By | February 12, 2014 9:56 am | 0 Comments

Men say it’s too commercial, and they spend big on their women. Mostly on dinner, flowers and jewelry. Beso.com, part of Shopzilla Inc., polled 2,178 Gen X and Gen Y shoppers  and found that 37 percent of respondents call the day romantic, and 32 percent call it fun, but the majority called it cheesy, annoying and commercial….

 

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Her Times makes a healthy difference

By | February 10, 2014 5:08 am | 0 Comments

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

By | February 3, 2014 6:26 am | 0 Comments

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 — get red-y for Valentine’s Day!

By | January 31, 2014 6:24 am | 0 Comments

Two weeks from today is that all-important day of romance, so get something Valentine’s Day red — dress, shirt, shoes, jacket, pants, purse, jewelry or underthings. I have all of the above. In fact the jacket I am wearing in this photo is from a $5 bag sale at Sassy Peacock last week. I got…

 

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Women make history in the air

By | December 3, 2013 5:43 am | 0 Comments

In Arizona, 63 women skydivers made history over the weekend in a dangerous head-first free fall that set a record. Here’s a link to the full New York News story.   Pam Parker is the editor of Lake Erie LifeStyle, Her Times and House to Home at the Erie Times-News in Erie, Pa. She is the mom of three, stepmom to…

 

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Women ‘Share your light,’ and do it now

By | October 16, 2013 7:33 am | 0 Comments

Some were young. Some not so young. Some retired. Some were still in school. But the 200 women at the Erie Ambassador on Tuesday had one thing in common: They were on a mission to support one another in business and in life. Erie area women were honored and empowered — I’ll get to the honors,…

 

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World Menopause Day heats up the week

By | October 14, 2013 6:47 am | 0 Comments

Friday, Oct. 18, is World Menopause Day, and I’ll get to that, but first the fun facts about this week — mostly taken from holidayinsights.com. Oct. 14, 1964 - Martin Luther King Jr was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize — the same day we celebrate Columbus Day this year. Oct. 16 is Boss’s Day Oct. 17 is Wear Something Gaudy…

 

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I do say — it’s National Proposal Day

By | March 20, 2013 6:10 am | 0 Comments

It’s the first day of spring, and what better day to spring a proposal? David’s Bridal sent me an update on wedding etiquette — social-media style. Here’s the unveiling (get it un-veiling): Skype a seat  49 percent of all respondents would consider “skype-ing” their wedding. Hold the phone! 56 percent of newlywed women think it’s important to…

 

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