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Lori Helke
Worked at Foster Needle Co.
Attended Lakeshore Technical College
Lives in Kiel, Wisconsin
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You've heard of writers block, but have you ever had readers block? For an avid reader, it's a tough thing to have. #reading   #books  
I’m having a behavioral issue. I can’t remember the last time that I was stuck and was having a hard time trying to stick with a book. The last 2 books I have tried to read, I just could not finish. Very strange behavior indeed! Maybe it has something to do with not feeling very settled myself. Maybe it’s feeling a measure of guilt for reading purely for pleasure and not productive reading. I think losing my job has really messed with my m...
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How accessible is Paris? I'm researching this very question since I suffered a badly sprained ankle and have an upcoming trip to Paris to plan. It is weeks away, but I want to prepare myself. The answer is yes, and while Paris may not be as disability friendly as US cities, you can enjoy the beauty of the city with some planning. #paris   #travel   #accessibleparis   #parisvacation   #loveparis   #disability  
How accessible is Paris if you have mobility issues? Traveling to Paris with a sprained ankle? You cannot be serious! Traveling through the airport in a wheelchair or on a cart? Will I be able to ride the Metro? I was looking forward to walking all over Paris and exploring every nook and cranny. Why in the world did I go ahead and sprain my ankle a week and a half ago? I have a trip to Paris in 4 weeks. Instead of spending one minute more being...
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Planning a vacation to Paris? I'm planning mine. Only a little over a month away. What to see and do while in Paris. #paris   #travel   #parisvacation  
My trip to Paris is less than a month and a half away and I have been busy making out a must see/do list. Studying maps, metro lines, checking out cafes near our rented apartment, and getting a packing list together. I always say half the fun of going on a trip is the planning. I’m at my happiest when I have a table full of maps and guides laid out in front of me. Plus, since I sprained my ankle late last week and am somewhat immobile, it’s a per...
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Love #wisconsin!! Bastille Days in #milwaukee. Farmers Market on Saturday in #sheboygan and a big Saturday Suprise. #travel #life
Travel tips, especially Paris travel tips. Book reviews for women, and fashion tips for women over 50. Lifestyle stories for the over 50 woman and facing an empty nest with my daughter going off to college in the fall.
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Looking for a Wisconsin getaway just north of Milwaukee right off of I-43? If you are on your way to the north woods of #Wisconsin, take some time out to make an afternoon pit stop to the charming city. #cedarburg  is one of my favorite places to visit. #travelwisconsin   #wisconsin   #wisconsindestinations   #travel   #summerinwisconsin   #pjpiper   #weeds   #stilthouse   #anvil   #cornercloset   #boulangeriedumonde  
Welcome to my summer series highlighting Wisconsin getaways. In this series I will highlight some of my favorite places around Wisconsin that I love to visit. Being a life long resident of this s…
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With University Of Wisconsin-Whitewater college orientation behind us, I am looking ahead to move in day with mixed emotions. #UWW   #collegefreshman   #emptynesters  
Learning to let go of your children is not an easy task as I am finding out. Last week we had college orientation. I’ve never had that experience either as a parent or as a student. After I…
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There's still plenty of summer left to stroll the cute streets of #cedarburg   #wisconsin  One of my favorite places in Wisconsin
Welcome to my summer series highlighting Wisconsin getaways. In this series I will highlight some of my favorite places around Wisconsin that I love to visit. Being a life long resident of this state, sometimes I need a gentle reminder that there is an abundance of things to do practically right in my backyard. Summer is the perfect time to research and find things to do that are within a couple of hours drive of your home. Even if you don’t ...
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Share in my planning for my trip to #paris half the fun of going on vacation to Paris is the planning. I have been studying maps, and metro routes. #parisfrance #parisvacation #paristrip #vacation #france #french #travel
My trip to Paris is less than a month and a half away and I have been busy making out a must see/do list. Studying maps, metro lines, checking out cafes near our rented apartment, and getting a packing list together. I always say half the fun of going on a trip is the planning. I’m at my happiest when I have a table full of maps and guides laid out in front of me. Plus, since I sprained my ankle late last week and am somewhat immobile, it’s a per...
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With so many things to do in Paris, how do you plan an itinerary? Just remember you can't do it all. Make out a list of must-see things that YOU want to see and go from there. #paris   #vavation   #parisitinerary  #paristraveltips
My trip to Paris is less than a month and a half away and I have been busy making out a must see/do list. Studying maps, metro lines, checking out cafes near our rented apartment, and getting a packing list together. I always say half the fun of going on a trip is the planning. I’m at my happiest when I have a table full of maps and guides laid out in front of me. Plus, since I sprained my ankle late last week and am somewhat immobile, it’s a per...
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Do you want to see the world (or maybe just the next state) and have no one that will go with you? Strict budget? Over 40 and dying to see your dream destination? You can travel on your own! With a little bit of saving, research into cheap flights and hostels or a cheap hotel, you can take the leap. I am sharing my story. Solo travel can change your life, give you a different perspective, and give you confidence.
Travel tips, especially Paris travel tips. Book reviews for women, and fashion tips for women over 50. Lifestyle stories for the over 50 woman and facing an empty nest with my daughter going off to college in the fall.
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A little over 2 months from now I will be in beautiful Paris again! Follow my blog to get daily posts and pictures from my favorite city. #paris   #ruecler   #travelphotography   #traveltips   #france   #davoliparis  
I am counting down the days till I visit the beautiful city again. Notre Dame, Eiffel Tower, Montmartre, It will all be there waiting for me!!
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There's so much to do in Cedarburg Wisconsin. It makes for a great getaway. Next weekend is Strawberry Fest. That's a must see! +Discover Magazine +Wisconsin Bed and Breakfast Association +Travel + Leisure #wisconsin #cedarburg
Welcome to my summer series highlighting Wisconsin getaways. In this series I will highlight some of my favorite places around Wisconsin that I love to visit. Being a life long resident of this s…
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Education
  • Lakeshore Technical College
    Fashion Merchandising, 1981 - 1984
  • Kiel High School
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Gender
Female
Other names
Lori Kattre
Work
Occupation
Blogger, Social Media Manager
Skills
Management, Leadership, Writer, Organizing, Scheduling
Employment
  • Foster Needle Co.
    Area Manager, 1984 - 2016
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Kiel, Wisconsin
Previously
Valders, Wisconsin - Manitowoc Wisconsin
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Book Review-I Loved You In Paris by Juliette Sobanet
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A few days ago I finished reading Meet Me In Paris by Juliette Sobanet and was blown away at this candid memoir from this romance writer abo

Book Review-Meet Me In Paris by Juliette Sobanet
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Since I can never get enough of reading about my favorite city either in fiction or non-fiction form, I decided to dig into Juliette Sobanet

Aiken-Rhett House Charleston SC-Tuesday Travel Snapshot
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In November of 2014 when I went to Yallfest (the famous YA book festival hosted by Blue Bicycle Books in Charleston) in Charleston, South Ca

Facing An Empty Nest Is Bittersweet
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This is a year full of changes for our family. The biggest change is to see our daughter's last year of High School end and sending her off

Cruel Beauty Review
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This is my very first review for this blog and i can't wait, so lets dive right into my thoughts of Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge. What I L

'Divergent' stars to attend film's red carpet premiere in Chicago
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Get ready to welcome the stars of “Divergent” back to Chicago. Shailene Woodley, Theo James and Ansel Elgort are scheduled to attend the Chi

My Year Of Gratitude-Music Tells My Story
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Today is the 50th anniversary of the Beatles coming to America. Music has always been a big part of my life. There was always music coming f

Tuesday Travel Snapshot-Washington DC
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Looking out over Washington DC from Arlington National Cemetery on a very hot July 4th 2012. I think it was about 102 degrees this day. Seei

My Year Of Gratutude
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I know it's almost the end of Jannuary, so the time to make those New Years resolutions has long past. I didn't really make any formal resol

Patrick Durkin: Committees file final deer proposals : Sports
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With little fanfare, four citizen committees filed their final proposals July 20 in Stevens Point for implementing the Wisconsin deer truste

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Words With Friends Free - Apps on Android Market
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The #1 mobile word game Words With Friends Free is now available on Android. Play Words With Friends Free, the #1 mobile word game, with bo

Introverts in the Office: How to Work Well in an Extrovert's World - Forbes
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Speak up! Promote yourself! Network! Most of the advice on how to succeed at work is really great—for extroverts. So what if you're an intro

Leadership Tip: Hire the Quiet Neurotic, Not the Impressive Extrovert - ...
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Most leaders are attracted to the guy or woman who seems confident and outgoing, unafraid in any situation or facing any challenge. They exp

Friday Night Frolic In A Small Town
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I have to say that I don't always like living in a small town. Sometimes I long for the hustle and bustle of a big city. Always something to

Tuesday Travel Snapshot: Springtime In Paris
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Welcome to my weekly Tuesday feature! Every Tuesday I plan on posting photos from my travels to share with my followers. This is one of my f

Washington DC City Guide
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FREE City Guide from TripAdvisor Going to Washington DC? Get this FREE city guide, a personal trip advisor in your pocket. With restaurants,

Video: Cats Way Deadlier Than Thought, Report Suggests
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More than 12.3 billion mammals and 2.4 billion birds estimated killed by U.S. felines.

Colette's Daughter
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Valentine's Day Cards too are said to have originated in France. A young Frenchman, Charles, Duke of Orleans is said to have written the fir

5 Friends Every Woman Should Have - Oprah.com
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Michelle Burford lists the five pals every woman should have.