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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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Posts tagged ‘red’
Posted: January 31st, 2014

PamkimTwo 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 three jackets, a pair of shoes, three purses, a dress and two pairs of pants for $5. Found a quarter in one jacket, and my husband said, “Wow — it was really a $4.75 bag sale for you!”

I love red — here are some links to some of the latest folks who send me stuff.

Bon-Ton – one day sale — preview today and sale tomorrow. Here’s a link to their Valentines Day gift guide for men and women — fun stuff!

Rue la la – dresses — lot of dresses — red and other colors.

Need a wine cooler? Here’s a great gift from Packit.comchill

And don’t leave the kids out. Zulily is loaded with fun red stuff for boys and girls. At Zulily — here’s a link to Sofia the First — all little girls love this one, especially little Miss Mia Parker the first zon-redheart2 And here’s a link to build a bear fun.

I’ll keep the Valentine’s Day ideas coming. Happy Friday!

Pam Parker is the editor of Lake Erie LifeStyleHer Times and House to Home at the Erie Times-News in Erie, Pa. She is mom to three, stepmom to three and GramPam to one.

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Posted: July 6th, 2013

Asbury WoodsThis Asbury Woods Estates home is one of those dream tours. It still looks brand new, and it features a lot of glass, white and hardwood. Check it out in House to Home this week in my column:  Thoroughly beautiful on Thoroughbred Loop

The home sits across from Asbury Woods, and it includes  3,470 square feet of living space. 

Dig into more articles this week in House to Home: 
» Hostas thrive in peaceful gardens – Sue Scholz visits stunning gardens in Glenwood at Romano-Jana’s home.

» What is custom decorating? Marie Feltz offers some insider tips to working with interior designers
» Have you ‘red’ the latest? Get some red into your home — a little or a lot — it’s a big trend.
» Surges trip breakers – Play it safe when breakers trip
» Conserve water with easy solutions – Easy tips and new gizmos save thousands of gallons of water.
» Checking on the thyme – Fragrant thyme flourishes with little maintenance.
» Lenox maintains American-made tradition – Kinston, N.C., plant is home to china that graces the White House and more.

Pam Parker has written about homes, real estate, remodeling and home furnishings for more than 20 years. She is the editor of Lake Erie LifeStyleHer Times and House to Home at the Erie Times-News in Erie, Pa. She is the mom of three and stepmom to three.

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Posted: March 9th, 2013

HTH_030913parker (23)It’s always nice to find a surprise in a house for sale. This week in House to Home, we visit  Pebble Creek, where the  home at 5471 Granite Lane has two full floors of living and separate entry points — perfect for a multi-generational Millcreek family. Read the full story here. The house is open next Sunday, and it lists for $249,900.

Check out all of House to Home right here:

Expo offers garden fun for kids and parents – Sue Scholz gives us the schedule for next weekend’s Home & Garden Expo.
Tips for attic storage ideas – I’ve ruined things in the attic. Protect your stuff.
Red is hot color that complements stainless – go bold — stainless can take it
Choose right pillow for better night’s rest – pillows do make a difference
Hidden kitchen conceals clutter – a small kitchen can provide everything you’d want
Pam Parker has been writing about homes, home improvement and home décor 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: January 19th, 2013

Living roomLook what’s happening in House to Home this week! Add red to a room — it’s often inexpensive, fast and you’ll be red-y for Valentine’s Day with some classy accents. Read the story by Decorating Den’s Marie Feltz here.

Garden writer Sue Scholz shares all the blooms that popped open last week in that heat wave. She had white Christmas rose hellebore, English daisy and other flowers. She wasn’t the only one —  Read her story right here.

We have quite a few additional stories that will get you in the mood to decorate — get the lowdown on all the trends for home decorating for 2013 — great ideas are brimming in House to Home.

Next week, I have a story for you on open houses at two huge homes in Fairview — a builder and interior designer’s home in Manchester Farms and a completely restored (by a local builder) 1800s beauty with a lake view on Dutch Road.

Touchless technology
Make a DIY snow globe
Mixing color among hottest trends for 2013
Counteract dark days with sparkle
Shine On
Around-the-World Interiors

And catch up with open houses this week.

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 three and step-grandmom to one.

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Posted: September 5th, 2012

In all the houses I tour, I am so impressed with the cool and colorful appliances.

BELLA Dots Collection sent me a heads up on their slow cookers, toasters and coffee makers in red, pink, blue, purple, gray, orange, green, black and pearl white.

And the prices won’t break the bank. The coffee maker is $34.99. The toaster is $24.99 and the  slow cooker is $39.99.

These colorful devils will hit exclusively at Target stores Sept. 9 with pearl white and red in stock, but all the colors are online at Target.com with more retailers adding the hot colors.

Pam Parker is the editor of Lake Erie LifeStyle, Her Timesand House to Home at the Erie Times-News in Erie, Pa.

 

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