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Lately, I've realized that I’ve changed. I’m not talking superficially here. I’ve developed a case of political apathy with classic symptoms. Symptoms: 1) Cynical laughter when scandals are “broken.” 2) Turning away from political news coverage like something offensive was said. 3) Wanting go...
As a thank you to my Facebook followers for reaching 1,000 "likes" I posted a free KC Strategic Shopping price match grocery list that you can use to price match your groceries at Walmart. I also provide coupon match-ups on the list. This list is available on my KC Strategic Shopping Facebook page. The list saves you over $40.00, which is...
Cooking with fire may be in our DNA, but as our palates evolve, so does grilling. Whether your style is fast and furious grilling or low and slow barbecue, 2013s top crop of guide books includes clever tips and mouthwatering recipes from serious competitive cookers, gourmet-driven and trend-setting staffs of food magazines, and professional chefs with a bent for fine dining.
One of the most iconic of American spirits, rye whiskey nearly disappeared from the scene. Now distillers are giving it an edgy appeal. The popularity of such cocktails as the original Manhattan, the original Old Fashioned, the whiskey sour has led to a resurgence for rye.
About 20,000 envelopes of families photos survived the tornado May 2011 tornado in Joplin, Mo. Through the efforts of a local historian and an army of volunteers, those families can reclaim pieces of their past they had thought were gone forever.
Diane Eickhoff of Kansas City co-authored The Big Divide with her husband, former Star television critic Aaron Barnhart. The book is a guide to Civil War sites in the Missouri-Kansas border region.
Textured finishes for walls and cabinets are trending toward a lighter look. You shouldnt be able to tell what application process is used or where it starts and stops. And you can create the trendy look yourself.
The 2013 Kansas City Star quilt has a jewel theme and is called, appropriately, Rubies, Diamonds, Garnets, Too . The quilt features creamy to white fabrics with dots, checks, ditzies, florals, shirtings and plaids for the backgrounds.
They allege that Bishop Robert Finn and the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph aided and abetted the Rev. Shawn Ratigan as he sexually abused and engaged in “child pornographic offenses” with two young girls while Ratigan was employed as a priest. Last week the diocese settled a similar case for $600,000.
As Keith O’Brien announces his retirement, the Vatican says it has other plans that involve punishment.
Anything pink with an umbrella or sugary rim is dismissed as girly and lightweight. But summer spirits are my favorite. When youre landlocked like we are, who doesnt want that beachy feeling that daiquiris, margaritas and coladas bring? Here are some of my favorites.
When Kelly Rowland released "Dirty Laundry last week, everyone was expecting dance music. Instead, sherevealed she had survived an abusive relationship that isolated her, hurt her and turned her against her loved ones, including her musical partner in Destinys Child, Beyoncé.
DEAR ABBY: I was surprised to see you equate a concerned grandmothers creative solution to smoking with bribery in your Feb. 14 column. The word bribe has a negative connotation. What the grandmother did was offer an incentive, not a bribe, that will benefit her grandchildren in the long run. I think the woman should be congratulated.
DEAR BILLY GRAHAM: When my grandfather died, he willed the old family Bible to me (we have a large family, and none of us got much of value). I dont know what to do with it. Its too big for me to read (although I know he read it every day), and the language is very old-fashioned. Why keep it? I guess Im not a very sentimental person. M.G.