Dyeing Easter eggs with shaving cream vs. Kool-Aid
House + Home editor Cynthia Billhartz Gregorian experiments with dyeing Easter eggs first using shaving cream and gel food coloring, then Kool-Aid. One method turned out great. The other one? Not so much.
Salvation Army Major David Harvey has returned to Kansas City to resume a family tradition in Christmas Day volunteering. With the help of 130 volunteers, Harvey is getting ready to feed 400 people locally and deliver about 600 meals to people els
Almost ten years have passed since Larry Stewart passed away. Stewart was the original Secret Santa. On Wednesday, the new Secret Santa revisited some of Stewart's favorite places in Independence giving out $100 bills.
Olathe resident Paul Craig once again assembled more than 100 or so holiday inflatables to create Paulie’s Penguin Playground at 16617 Indian Creek Parkway in Olathe, Kansas. The free-to-the-public holiday decorations will be up and running day an
Dwight Robinett, 66, drives a cab covered with Christmas lights for Taxi Taxi of Raleigh, N.C. Robinett, a retired trombonist from the North Carolina Symphony who has driven for the company for about three years, hopes to make people happy with hi
Bill Vaughan’s “A Story of Christmas” is one of the most cherished stories in The Kansas City Star archives and is reprinted every December. This year, we’re adding a new dimension to the story: an illustrated video storybook.
Neonatologist Robert Holcomb dressed as Santa on Tuesday and traveled to the neonatal intensive care unit at Overland Park Regional Medical Center for photos and to bring Christmas cheer to families with babies in the unit.
Dressed in his Santa pants, Gary Senner, 62, of Overland Park, who has long portrayed Santa Claus and Father Christmas, dashed into a QuikTrip at 77th and Metcalf Avenue, on Saturday to grab a quick cup of coffee. He left his keys in his van, whic
Maureen Jackson donated her husband’s leather jacket to Project Warmth in November. Jackson husband died 5 years ago, and she had a difficult time parting with his favorite leather jacket. In December 11-year-old Kenan Handson, received the donate