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Deanna Russo

Deanna Russo was born and raised in WNY. She's a former TV news producer with several years of experience in online marketing and public relations. Deanna is a proud wife and mom of three kids.

Henna Happiness

Mondays are often such hard days, dragging into the office after the weekend, and not enjoying anything about the first workday of the week.  Well, what if you had a job that makes you happy and shares your happiness with others?  That’s exactly why Lauren Szmak started her business, called Loti Henna Studio. What is […]

Think Pink at Anderson’s!

It’s mid-October, and hopefully by now you’ve seen all the pink around town.  It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Anderson’s Frozen Custard is raising funds and awareness for this great cause.   Here’s a startling but true statistic, 1 in 8 women will experience breast cancer at some point in their lives.  At Anderson’s the disease […]

Picture Perfect – Katie LaDota Photography

Let’s face it – babies are ADORABLE!  Whether it’s your first, or if you’re a “veteran mom” and have done it before – enjoying the beauty of a newborn baby is something special.  The smells, the sounds, and the sights – the beautiful sights of your baby girl or baby boy, are all so unique.  […]

Target: Bottle-Bullseye!

Last fall, a Western New York dad named Steve Witt created what’s become one of the hottest games in WNY out of necessity.  He needed to keep his kids busy while he was working.  If anyone’s worked from home with kids, you’d completely understand the predicament.  Despite trying to get his kids to enjoy games, […]

Totally Business is Totally Buffalo

Everyone in Western New York has a story.  Just like the locals – every business in the Queen City has a story behind it.  For some companies, that’s starting from the ground level, putting hour after hour into something that fulfills dreams.  For others, it’s juggling family and business and devoting every waking moment to […]

Get Ready To Chalk It Up

Chalk has been around for ages as a “go to” way for kids and adults alike to explore their creativity.  An event in Hamburg has taken fun with chalk to a whole new level. Chalk It Up To Van Gogh is a Sidewalk Chalk Community Art Project created by Eric Adams, the owner of Picture […]