Thursday, February 14, 2013
Forget dinner and flowers, we've got some unique ideas that will deliver Cupid’s arrow straight to your beloved’s heart.
Did Valentine's Day sneak up on you? Whether you're shopping for a new romance, an old flame or for your child, we've got you covered. Show your loved one that you care with one of these last minute gift ideas. Say it With Sweets Head to Stor Haus Bakery in Harmony to get some sweets for your sweetie or order some of the award-winning cupcakes from Tin Man Sweets in Evans City. While you’re in Evans City, don’t forget to grab your girl or guy (or little one) some chocolates at Wendereusz’s Candy & More on East Main Street. If you’re traveling across the Allegheny County line, make a quick stop at Bartram House Bakery in Pine to pick up some special treats for the whole family. Have a Heart for Animals This one has the “awwww” factor. …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The presentation looks at your personal health numbers. Free health screenings will be offered to check cholesterol, blood sugar and blood pressure levels.
Just in time for a chocolate-laden Valentine’s Day comes a presentation that might make you think twice before you take a bite of that sinfully delicious fruit of the cacao tree. “Take Control of Your Health—Know Your Numbers” will be presented at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in Hilltop Hall at The Village at St. Barnabas, 5850 Meridian Road, Gibsonia. Representatives from the Center for Pharmacy Services of Duquesne University will discuss the importance of knowing your personal health numbers of total cholesterol, triglycerides, body mass index, good cholesterol, bad cholesterol, and blood sugar. Following the presentation, free health screenings will be offered to check cholesterol, blood sugar and blood pressure levels. Duquesne …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Want to get that girl or guy who's always on your mind? Use these lines that will melt their heart, or at least make them laugh.
Everyone has at one point in their life used a dumb line on someone else, or had someone try one on them; or at least seriously contemplated using one, if they didn't have the nerve to do it. So to help you out on this coming Valentine's Day we created a list of lines that are cute, funny, or downright wrong. Disclaimer: Patch is not responsible for any laughs or slaps that result from using these lines. The Good The Bad The Ugly What's your favorite line to use or the best one somebody used on you? Tell us in the comments! (Please, keep it clean, we'll be watching). Like Us on Facebook | Follow Us on Twitter Check out some of today's other top stories here .
Monday, February 13, 2012
Do you have a special someone in the Cranberry area? Share a Valentine's message to them on Cranberry Patch.
- VALENTINE'S DAY GUIDE
Monday, February 13, 2012
Have a certain someone in mind this Valentine's Day who deserves a little recognition, a heartfelt thank-you or something other than the same old routine of flowers and chocolates? Here's your chance to leave a message for that special someone in your life on Cranberry Patch. Leave a message for your loved one in the comments below or simply upload photos or video messages by clicking the Submit Your Photos button above. We'll feature your Valentine's messages for your neighbors to see. So, what do you have to say to your sweetie this year? Tell us in the comments.
Patch gives you a rundown of what's going on around the community.
What’s going on in your child’s school? Find out in person when Seneca Valley school officials meet at 8 p.m. Monday at the Intermediate High School in Jackson Township. Treat your sweetie to a Valentine’s Day dinner on Tuesday at one of fabulous restaurants in the Cranberry area. We’re thinking Restaurant Echo, Siba, Springfield Grille or the newly opened Tamari restaurant in Warrendale would be good places to romance your honey. But first, pick up a dozen roses at Gerard Boeh Flowers on Route 19 or the Cranberry Giant Eagle. If your special someone has a heart for four-legged friends, head to the Bottlebrush Gallery in Harmony from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday for a Valentine’s Day party to benefit the Butler County Humane Society. There will …
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Weight Watchers helps members lose weight by influencing members to eat more nutritious and healthier foods. And that lasts a lifetime.
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Tuesday, February 15, 2011
The start of a new year is a popular time for people to start working toward weight loss goals, or get back on track with the ones they already have. The day after Valentine's Day, with all the cookies and chocolate that comes with it, also isn't a bad time to start. At Cranberry’s Weight Watchers Center off Freedom Road, leaders are teaching members how to lose weight by making better, healthier eating decisions. Mary Soroka, a team leader at Cranberry’s Weight Watchers since 2004, said the center gets pretty hectic early in a new year. “New people are coming who want to learn about the Points Plus program and people are coming back who pushed out Weight Watchers during the holidays,” she said. Weight Watchers wants their members to feel …
Saturday, February 12, 2011
More Valentine's Day ideas for your sweetheart
Ladies and gentlemen, mark your calendars! Monday, February 14 -- aka “I’d-Better-Do-Something-For-My-Significant Other-Or-I-Will-Be-Sleeping-Outside Day" -- is mere days away. Are you ready to claim your stake of the roughly $14 billion industry to woo your love? Yup, that's $14 billion with a "B" and, according to the National Retail Federation, the average person will shell out $116.21 on traditional Valentine’s Day merchandise this year. Think about it, that’s enough to cut the government’s deficit by, well, I’m not going to go there or I’ll have a broken heart. While you ponder that, here are some lovely Valentine's Day ideas just for you. Yummies Say it with flowers Approximately 110 million roses, the majority of them red, will be …
Friday, February 11, 2011
Get away from it all with the newest feature from Cranberry Patch.
Valentine’s Day is a day for remembering why you and your significant other fell in love in the first place. But it’s hard to do that when the baby is crying, the dog is barking, and your 5-year old just finger-painted the living room walls. What you need is some time for just the two of you in a place where you can relax and decompress. How about a spa experience for two? Today we have a Valentine’s Day offer from Above All Grand Salon and Spa. Choose the Couple’s Spa Escape and decompress in the soothing jets of an oversized hot tub. Then drift to sleep during your one-hour Swedish body massage. $165 for two. For a serious indulgence, choose the four-hour Romance Package. Bring a bottle of champagne to enjoy during your private hot …
Show your loved ones just how much you care for them -- without breaking the bank! Check out what we’ve found around Cranberry Township for food, flowers and fun!
There are lots of ways to tell someone you love them. This year, add a little sparkle to how you choose to do it without going over budget. We found deals for the romantic Valentine's Day staples -- including a dinner for two, flowers, and gifts -- for less than $30 each! We even found a treat the whole family can enjoy. Check out our deals in this weeks “Frugal Families.” 1. ALERA SALON & SPA Deal: Purchase a $300 Brazilian blowout for just $150 or the $250 European Facial and Chocolate and Cinnamon Foot ritual with hot stones for just $125. Just link to doubletakedeals.com for your certificate. Good Through: Feb. 18, 2011 2. GIANT EAGLE Deal: A Valentine's Day steal! A romantic steak and lobster dinner for two -- only $25! Includes two…
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Every Thursday is Patch Picks Days. This week, we explore Valentine’s Day options. Why? Because we're sweet like that.
Have we mentioned how much we love our readers? And because of that, we're going to help you out with your loved ones. Taking a look at our picks for fun Valentine’s events and ideas around the community. XOXO! Want to suggest a pick? Submit your idea in the comment box. This Week’s Patch Picks: Valentine’s Day You’re so sweet – The Cranberry Public Library offers Teen Valentine’s Day Cupcake Decorating from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday. Yum! Flower Power – Pick up a Valentine’s Day bouquet for the missus at Gerard Boeh Flowers, Inc. in Cranberry Township. The flower shop has plenty of pink and red options she’s sure to appreciate. Love story – The Barnes and Noble bookstore in Cranberry will hold a Valentine’s Day story time at 11 a.m. …