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Do It Yourself With Dan: How to Frame Your Flat Screen

Last Reply by birdmama 1432856133.147 | in For the Home Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

Hello again.  If you’re like most of us you spend more time staring at your television that you do at any other home appliance.  I'm not saying that the dryer on the spin cycle can't be mesmerizing but still.....   So how can I help you to make the appearance of your TV jus... Continue Reading

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Dan Hughes on 1432835679.787
 

Let’s Build a Workbench

Last Reply by frankie 1432242164.78 | in For the Home Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

Hello again.   Let's you and I build a workbench together that you can use in your garage or home workshop.  The entire project should cost less than $100 to build and can be accomplished in just a few hours.  It is my latest project in my "Do it Yourself with Dan" series. &... Continue Reading

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Dan Hughes on 1432225872.937
 

Changing the World One Product at a Time

Last Reply by 13Wendy 1431698731.37 | in For the Home Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

VOTE HERE:  Sprouts link Recently I had the opportunity to travel to Las Vegas to attend the National Hardware Show along with a dedicated team of colleagues and my Co-Ambassador for the QVC Sprouts initiative Albany Irvin.  The week was long hours of panel discussions, product s... Continue Reading

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Dan Hughes on 1431576000
 

It’s (Un)Officially Summer at the Brown’s!

Last Reply by Susan in California 1432017080.373 | in For the Home Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

Pool’s open! This past Saturday turned out to be a gorgeous day—84 and sunny! It was like the perfect summer day (even though it’s still spring) and we took the first plunge of the season. My sister and nieces were the first in and later we fired up the grill (there’s nothing... Continue Reading

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Jayne Brown on 1431529197.657
 

Rocky Mountain High, Colorado…

Last Reply by 63mkm 1431109040.25 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

Our family traveled to Colorado Springs to attend the Navy-Air Force lacrosse game (my brother-in law, Rick, is the Navy lacrosse coach). The last time I was in Colorado Springs was years ago for a live show with David Venable.  It was broadcast from the parking lot of the Garden of the Gods... Continue Reading

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Jayne Brown on 1430935107.77
 

The Little Lamb that Could

Last Reply by icezeus 1431372577.967 | in The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

Here is a story of determination and springtime. Kelly and I made a conscious decision late last fall that this year we were not going to "lamb". Usually the cute little lambs start arriving sometime in mid-February when it is 5 degrees outside and Mother Nature seems to deliver for us a... Continue Reading

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Dan Hughes on 1429809468.4
 

Photo Outtakes – Some of My Favorites

Last Reply by mom711 1430098725.313 | in The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

I love outtakes. I love them at the end of movies, I love them at the end of a photo shoot… I just love all things from slightly to extremely funny. While thinking of photos that I could share with you that might make you smile, I thought, “I have a PHONE-LOAD of outtakes… Why no... Continue Reading

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Mary DeAngelis on 1429212673.203
 

How Do You Celebrate Your Creativity?

Last Reply by Mtnbikegirl 1429664229.22 | in The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

Happy World Art Day! Since 2012, this international celebration on April 15 (Leonardo da Vinci’s birthday) has promoted the importance and value of the fine arts and creativity around the world.   As some of you know, I love to paint and draw. (I’ve shared some of my work in past ... Continue Reading

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Jayne Brown on 1429117531.303
 

Life List: Go Treasure Hunting!

Last Reply by Long Island gal 1429656768.01 | in For the Home Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

One of the biggest challenges in my life is finding quality time to spend with my friends. I'm sure you can relate…you get so focused on what you need to do…you end up procrastinating what you want to do! Life's short, ladies. Go out and play! For some weekend fun, I decided to spen... Continue Reading

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Pat James Dementri on 1429109828.577
 

Life List #1: Negative Space Nails

Last Reply by pmad 1427771698.94 | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

Life List #1: Negative Space Nails Want to know what's more fun than a bucket list? A Life List!! :) I decided to start my own, full of fun, simple ways to treat myself, try something new...and bring a smile to my day.    I thought a cool way to kick things off was to try Negative Space ... Continue Reading

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Pat James Dementri on 1427308259.53
 

Art is in the Eye of the Beholder

Last Reply by suzyrncen 1429361398.173 | in For the Home Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

Art is in the eye of the beholder…Because everyone has their own idea of what appeals to them when it comes to art I was a little nervous about donating my artwork to Leah’s “Hatitude” charity event.  I was hopeful that someone would bid on these pieces because they lik... Continue Reading

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Jayne Brown on 1427212207.057
 

Love and Basketball

Last Reply by BinkyBinky 1426855091.79 | in Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

Oh yes, It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, and not the Andy Williams kind. Nope for the Stauffer's, it's hardwood and hoops time. Larry and I don't need Christmas to feel all warm-n-fuzzy. We need the Dance, the Big Dance as in March Madness. Because nothing gets us as excited like a kid on ... Continue Reading

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Stacey Stauffer on 1426651200
 

Ode to a Ladder

Last Reply by goocharoo 1426515310.317 | in For the Home Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

We all fear something.  For some it is snakes or spiders for me it is a gut wrenching fear....of heights.  I have tried to overcome it but it is part of my DNA.  Rather ironic when living on a farm requires me to climb a ladder every day to get to the hay loft of the barn.  My mo... Continue Reading

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Dan Hughes on 1426271495.187
 

Friendship Is Everything

Last Reply by Sea Ariel 1427130531.267 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

Good friends are such a gift…They're like the extra family we get to choose!   Do you have a friend that has always been there for you? One who has rooted for you, laughed with you, listened when you needed to vent…and journeyed through the best and most challenging parts of lif... Continue Reading

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Pat James Dementri on 1426091936.883
 

Insta-here and now Instagone

In For the Home Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

Each week I try to bring you some great cleaning ideas and help you with getting your home ready for spring. When you have had a tough winter like most of us, things really need some sprucing up.  A good friend of mine Pete Chicarielli has come up with a product that has become a best seller fo... Continue Reading

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Dan Hughes on 1425618000
 

Fashionably Late with Jayne & Pat Premiere THIS Friday!

Last Reply by annieb88 1426888360.88 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

To kick off the debut of our brand-new show this week, Fashionably Late with Jayne & Pat, we played our own version of The Newlywed Game. And let me tell you it was SO. MUCH. FUN. Pat and I have been friends for many, many years and I was totally confident with all my answers (ok, maybe not all ... Continue Reading

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Jayne Brown on 1425445200
 

Putting Friendship to the Test!

Last Reply by funtoshop 1426736011.34 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

As you know, my good friend Jayne and I have been pals for a loooooong time. To have a little fun, we decided to put our friendship to the test with our own version of The Newlywed Game. How well does Jayne really know me? Watch the video to see the fun, funny results. I am still laughing about the ... Continue Reading

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Pat James Dementri on 1425445200
 

My Library Confession

Last Reply by icezeus 1430855164.773 | in The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

I love the library. Yup, I said it. In 2015 I still go to the library every single week. real conversation: Me: I’m going to the library. Alberti: The library? What do you do there?   I know I can buy eBooks or audio books anywhere, but I still prefer the library. 1) I’m su... Continue Reading

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Rachel Boesing on 1425272400
 

Call in the Calvary

Last Reply by BklynKinsey 1425080395.967 | in For the Home Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

I usually try to avoid using chemicals in my own household cleaning projects but there are times when you just have to call in the Calvary. Let me tell you a little story about something I found many years ago that has never disappointed me in its results. Some of you may know that my passion is aut... Continue Reading

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Dan Hughes on 1424926800
 

Fun with Paper Flowers

In For the Home Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

Are you starting to get Spring Fever yet?  I am!  And it still may be awhile until our spring flowers appear so I thought I would share with you a fun paper flower craft that you can do that will brighten up your décor.  You can use these flowers to decorate a party, to top a b... Continue Reading

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Pat James Dementri on 1424754000
 

Cleaning Hardwood & Laminate Floors

Last Reply by sunniegirl 1424474271.15 | in For the Home Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

No one's hobby is mopping or cleaning floors, even for a neat freak like myself. Your floors are the biggest real estate in your home and for most of us the biggest time consumer in terms of cleaning.  It doesn't have to be that way. Let's talk hardwood or laminate floors today and ne... Continue Reading

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Dan Hughes on 1423855821.12
 

Lollipop Flowers

In For the Home Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

My Tip Tuesday is a family or fundraiser fun craft!  I enjoy helping my friends at Nikki's dance school so thought I would share a craft from our spring fundraiser. This is my version of a lollipop flower. Lollipop Flowers Supplies: Mini cupcake papers in multiple colors Mini cubes for ... Continue Reading

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Pat James Dementri on 1422994458.81
 

Remodeling Kitchen Cabinets into a TV Stand

Last Reply by Pie1993 1423003238.817 | in For the Home Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

I thank everyone who took the time to read my latest blogs on Redecorating, Home remodeling and the Room design. Let me say I don't consider myself to be an expert but with many projects now under my belt I have found some creative ways to save some time and definitely save money.  In... Continue Reading

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Dan Hughes on 1422507600
 

How to Paint Like a Pro:

Last Reply by Irish1210 1421368622.847 | in For the Home Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

How to Paint Like a Pro: This is the time of year for indoor projects.  Few things are as gratifying as changing the whole look and feel of a room with a simple, inexpensive can of paint.  It is a simple D.Y.I project that most of us can tackle in a day or weekend.  The wall I recent... Continue Reading

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Dan Hughes on 1421298000
 

#TeamRookie Week 3 Check-in - Let's Talk Food!

In Health & Fitness, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

I have not hit 10,000 steps every day on my Fitbit. I had two carrots left on my plate from dinner the other night and I threw them out, I didn’t eat them. I ate FOUR dark chocolate truffles at my desk yesterday and I loved EVERY SECOND of it. Guess what? I’m still on TRACK! I have been... Continue Reading

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Mary DeAngelis on 1420693200
 

The Making of a "Man Cave"

Last Reply by Helen Bach 1422147181.857 | in For the Home Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

When it turns cold outside we tend to redirect our thoughts to the inside of our homes. This is the busiest season for basement and room remodeling.   Hey Guys, what about that man cave you always wanted?   The floor space doesn't have to be large to truly enjoy ... Continue Reading

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Dan Hughes on 1420606800
 

Christmas in Texas

Last Reply by moveitgirl 1421246201.773 | in Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends, Mom to Mom Blogs

Christmas in Texas…that was a first for Mark and me and all 4 kids!  Since our children are now teens to young adults, we wanted to do something different.  Instead of spending money on ‘things’, I wanted us to spend the money on ‘making memories’!  With... Continue Reading

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Mary Beth Roe on 1420434000
 

Pat’s Year in Review 2014

Last Reply by Kayro 1422055650.757 | in Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends, Mom to Mom Blogs

I am thankful for my family… my friends and …my QVC family for sharing with me my life journey in 2014.  This past year was a year of change, my little girl became a beautiful woman, graduating high school and attending college.  I became an empty nester and filled up my spar... Continue Reading

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Pat James Dementri on 1420055730.25
 

Jayne’s Year in Review 2014

Last Reply by qdove 1420951915.88 | in Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends, Mom to Mom Blogs

Happy New Year!!!  Thank you for being a part of my QVC family this year!  I look forward to 2015 and the new fun and adventures!!!  Be safe and HAPPY NEW YEAR! Has everyone seen those year in review posts on Facebook?  Well I decided to do my own.  I picked out a couple hi... Continue Reading

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Jayne Brown on 1420054692.22
 

QVC B-I-N-G-O Night at the Coatesville VA

Last Reply by begingin 1420515488.933 | in Hosts & Personalities, Q News, Among Friends

As you might imagine, the holiday season FLIES around here. I mean, when the enormous tree goes up in the atrium in October I'm pretty sure everyone probably thinks, 'hey it's a little early for that don't you think?' Then, next thing you know the tree is gone and the gorgeous holiday sets are broke... Continue Reading

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Rick Domeier on 1419397200
 

The 2014 West Chester Christmas Parade

In The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

On a cold, rainy Friday night a couple of weeks ago, I took to the streets of historic downtown West Chester, PA to act as the “social host” for the Mars Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade presented by QVC. The weather may have been nasty, but the company and the experience was an incredible... Continue Reading

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Kerstin Lindquist on 1419224400
 

Homemade Nail Polish Ornaments!

Last Reply by pvans 1419094802.467 | in Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

It’s true! I am a nail polish hoarder! But even if you don’t have a lot of nail polish around the house, you can make these ornaments.      Thankfully, it doesn’t really even take much polish for each ornament and you can use the cheapest bottles of polish you can ... Continue Reading

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Sandra Bennett on 1418965200
 

From Our Family to Yours...Happy Holidays!

In Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice, Among Friends

Happy Holidays from Our Family to Yours! Season's greetings from some of the guests around the Q! From their family to yours, our Q family are sharing their family Christmas cards and some throwback pictures. These pictures remind us of happy memories and the joyous holidays to come. The holidays a... Continue Reading

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QVC Community Team on 1418878800
 

"So How Did You Two Meet?"

Last Reply by emmysmom 1420947678.697 | in Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

This episode of Project Runway All Stars is called “Match.com.” The designers are teaming up to create an elegant outfit for either a man or a woman getting ready for a romantic first date. So how will I “Amy-ify” (yes, that is a verb I just made up) this week’s challe... Continue Reading

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Amy Stran on 1418792400
 

MY Cat Louie

Last Reply by moon river 1420562301.553 | in Pet Lovers, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

  Do you believe in Christmas miracles? Well here is one for yah. Kelly and I are "dog" people. You have probably seen photos of our four legged family members. But there is one resident here I have not told you much about. His name is Louie and he is MY cat. I say that only because as sweet a... Continue Reading

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Dan Hughes on 1418533200
 

Oh Christmas Tree! The Q Addicts Have Done it Again

Last Reply by Furry 1418693505.3 | in Holiday Advice, Among Friends

So many of our friends from the QVC addicts page shared photos of their Christmas trees—so we just had to post more! These lovely ladies (& gents!) are so passionate about our Q family, and we can't express our love for them enough! We wish all of you a beautiful holiday season, and a Chri... Continue Reading

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On The Scene on 1418360400
 

The Best Gift...

Last Reply by Brenda61 1418956819.89 | in Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

We asked some of the on-air guests around the studio what the best gift they ever gave or received was. Here are their heartfelt answers: Josie Maran “The best gift I ever received was this bracelet from my beautiful mom.” Susan Graver “The best gift I ever gave was a trip to... Continue Reading

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QVC Community Team on 1418187600
 

Christmas Through My Daughter’s Eyes

Last Reply by jojobeans 1419463921.16 | in Jewelry Talk, Among Friends

If Thanksgiving was any indication of how special Christmas will be with Olive this year then my wish is for each day of this holiday season, to be in slow motion so I can truly embrace every little moment through her eyes. We were having a little bit of a rock n roll fashion moment This Christm... Continue Reading

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Scott Grimes on 1418187600
 

Fashionably Early Holiday Party & Wreaths

Last Reply by Kindaglitzy 1419017766.623 | in Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice, Among Friends

If you missed our Monday Morning Fashionable Early show I thought I would share some of our fun!   Today we revealed our decorated wreaths that we will be donating to our local Veteran hospital...   So many of our crew, models and of course Jayne and me had a wonderful time at our holi... Continue Reading

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Pat James Dementri on 1418061336.337
 

Christmas Decorating with the Q!

Last Reply by Dior 1418091556.303 | in For the Home Talk, The Q We Love, Among Friends

Here at the Q, we love Christmas. You may have seen a few decorated Christmas trees on-air but the decorating definitely does not end there! We have over twenty decorated trees around our building + too many decorations to count! Here's a peek at a few of our favorite holiday spots around QVC. Be... Continue Reading

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On The Scene on 1416805200
 

What To Wear for Turkey Day

Last Reply by Penny S 1417105578.58 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

What does everyone want to wear to Thanksgiving dinner…. Sweatpants or perhaps anything with an extremely elastic waistband! But since so many of us would never, I decided to put together a fashion guide for Turkey Day! Thanksgiving is the kickoff for holiday fashion, but it’s also real... Continue Reading

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Amy Stran on 1416805200
 

National Adoption Day: Celebrating the Certitude of Family

Last Reply by NYer 1420269552.87 | in Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends, Mom to Mom Blogs

I’m adopted. People always ask, “when did I know?” but I can’t remember a time when I didn’t know. My family is white and I am black, so it was pretty obvious My parents adopted me when I was about 2 months old. Not because my mom couldn’t have children, I&rsqu... Continue Reading

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Rachel Boesing on 1416603998.907
 

Cozy Family

Last Reply by oceangirl 1418158258.38 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

When you've been fortunate to live as long and fulfilling a life as I have, you realize that surrounding yourself with family makes life that much sweeter- whether it's the family you're born into, the family you create or your family of friends.  And as I look back on this extraordinary... Continue Reading

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Stan Herman on 1416546000
 

Christmas Traditions with my Family!

Last Reply by Irish1210 1416194416.983 | in Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

Can you believe the holidays are right around the corner? I, for one, am unreasonably excited! I love the scarves and boots I get to wear, shopping with my sweet girls and of course all of the tasty traditions that come along with the holiday season.  While I love all of these traditions I just... Continue Reading

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Lisa Rinna on 1416027600
 

Fashionably Frightful

Last Reply by duclane 1415989109.067 | in Q Did What?, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

For a little holiday fun...Jayne, Wendy and I created this "Fashionably Frightful" gingerbread house for charity... We had a lot of laughs and glue gunned fingers creating it.. and someone says they are never doing this again! Lol! We encountered lots of trouble keeping it together!  The ... Continue Reading

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Pat James Dementri on 1415977541.29
 

QVC's Annual Gingerbread House Competition

Last Reply by nanaluci77 1416654246.21 | in The Q We Love, Among Friends

It's that time of year! QVC hosts an annual gingerbread house competition among all of its employees to see who can come up with some of the best gingerbread creations. The top three win a donation to a charity of their choice! Here's a look at some of the winners and our favorites! This Hall... Continue Reading

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On The Scene on 1415941200
 

Home of the Sparrow

Last Reply by AECMOM 1415984790.037 | in Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends, Mom to Mom Blogs

“To those whom much is given, much is expected.” John F. Kennedy   Last year, I was asked to pinch-hit as the commentator for the “Home of the Sparrow”, “Fashion Show to Fund the Future” event.  Without any hesitation I agreed.  It was a fun fille... Continue Reading

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Jayne Brown on 1415735920.847
 

The New Normal – Life As An Empty Nester

Last Reply by baker 1416582730.497 | in Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends, Mom to Mom Blogs

Well the last few weeks have been a new chapter in my life and Nikki's college life...I have been sending weekly care packages filled with food, warm socks, decorations and anything else I could think of to remind her of home...I am officially on a first name basis with my new friends at the post of... Continue Reading

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Pat James Dementri on 1415336400
 

Halloween Happenings And Our Homemade Medusa Costume

Last Reply by annieb88 1414766511.223 | in Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends, Mom to Mom Blogs

My oldest daughter has always picked easy Halloween costumes. In the past, she has just pointed to a costume in a catalog and we are done. Princess Leia, princess witch, girly vampire, princess ninja... you get the idea. Princess with a twist. However, my five year-old  ... Continue Reading

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Sandra Bennett on 1414555200
 

Rick Or Treat! -- A SCARY Throwback

Last Reply by goocharoo 1414021633.42 | in The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

How’s this for a spooky blast from the past? I came across an old Inside Magazine issue and had a good laugh at the front cover… YIKES!!!!! Yes, that is me!  So I'm sure you're wondering for what occasion did I undergo the Mrs. Doubtfire transformation! Back in 2005, Insider me... Continue Reading

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Rick Domeier on 1413777600
 
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