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By Pam Parker Erie Times-News staff blogger
Pam Parker's blog takes on everything from women's fun to momisms to lifestyles around Lake Erie and real estate. She'll take you down Memory Lane, up through sports and fun and off the grid. Get ready for laughs — it's more than just Pam. It's Pamdemonium.   Read more about this blog.
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Posted: March 2nd, 2013
515 Gordon LaneIf you venture out to open houses tomorrow, don’t miss the cute home at 515 Gordon Lane. Read my story on it wit this link – A lot to love at 515 Gordon Lane.
It’s a cute older home with some great new features — granite in the kitchen and more. Outside, it offers a .5 acre lot that has access to a stream.
It’s not far from the mall, close to everything and just a real charmer.  This one won’t last.

Check out some of our other articles in this week’s House to Home.

Fairy gardens fairly easy to fashion – Our super gardener from Erie — Sue Scholz — shows off some of the best gardens — even I could do some of these.  
Find safe bets at Las Vegas furniture mart – the latest and greatest furnishings hit the runway — cool stuff — wait till you see it
Plate features famous German church – this wooden plate is a beauty.
Find value for ‘Wedgwood’ – I remember when everyone had a little Wedgwood — some of it isn’t as valuable as we think.
Easy binding dresses up DIY photo albums – stir sticks — who knew?
Sink into food preparation – cool sinks — add an extra in the kitchen.
Find your style in magazines – sometimes it’s not easy to choose if you want contemporary or traditional — here are tips on how to find it.
Pam Parker has written about real estate and home decor in the tri-state region for more than 20 years. She 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 three and step-grandmom to one.  

 

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Posted: February 24th, 2013
Fairy gardenFairy gardens are clever miniature garden ideas — and we have some magically creative gardeners, too. Check out the story by Sue Scholz about the cute dish garden Bonney Daubensock created in the picture at left. It’s all in Saturday’s House to Home. Or check out the link here.
We have some terrific decorating ideas this week — here’s a sampling:

Don’t let budget limit good design ideas
You can transform your home into a sanctuary that makes your heart skip a beat even if you have a limited budget. The secret? Knowing where to splurge and where to cheat to get the most from every dollar.
Thanks to this article, I am rearranging my living room and moving a Hoosier in to add height.
Turrets round out clever spaces – old homes offer cool architecture, but it’s not always easy to make it living space.
Food Network chef shares home kitchen design tips  — read this BEFORE you redesign your kitchen.
Storms generate interest in standby generators – tips to consider before you think about buying a generator.
Tips can prevent clothes-dryer fire hazards – easy ways to make sure your dryer is safe. Energy-efficiency brings in light – a homeowner converted his home into an eco house, and wait till you see it.

Pam Parker has written about real estate and home decor in the tri-state region for more than 20 years. She is the editor oLake Erie LifeStyle, Her Times and House to Home at the Erie Times-News in Erie, Pa. She is the mom of three, stepmom to three and step-grandmom to one.  

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Posted: February 16th, 2013

HTH_020213parker2In this week’s House to Home, check out my article about how a grandma and grandpa converted media centers into kid kitchens. I was so impressed when Erie Times-News photographer Andy Colwell told me about this — I called these Oklahoma City folks up — terrific idea. Read it here. See the cool green kitchen she created at the bottom of this blog.

TAB_HtoH_02162013_H01Other features include:

Big-screen TVs become stars of home viewing – not just in the family room anymore.
Time for flowers – cool clocks become part of flower arrangements.
Speaker shares success – Sue Scholz tells us the Buffalo Garden Walk president will present photos in Erie from the 2012 walk — one of the largest garden tours in the country.
Enjoy urban oasis – couple turns postage stamp yards into garden-magazine-worthy landscapes.

Tips to go green inexpensively – easy and free.
Light up your home with ambience – little things made a difference.

Get energy-efficiency rebates now – home improvement time can save some $$.

Pam Parker has written about real estate and home decor in the tri-state region for more than 20 years. She 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 three and step-grandmom to one.  

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