<![CDATA[Living articles about food home & travel from in Kansas City, MO | KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/ en-us Mon, 11 May 2015 22:00:06 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Mon, 11 May 2015 22:00:06 CDT Living 60 Making waves with my niece: ‘Crazy’ is good sometimes http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article25787074.html#storylink=rss In a swimming pool, I taught my niece how to make her own waves.

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Miss Manners: Luck had nothing to do with surviving serious accident http://www.kansascity.com/living/advice-columns/article25775494.html#storylink=rss Several months ago I was in a serious car accident. I am recovering, but the accident has left me with lingering pain. At least a dozen friends and family members have felt the need to tell me how “lucky” I am that the outcome was not worse.

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 05:01:00 CDT

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Billy Graham: Read the Bible slowly and in segments http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article25774843.html#storylink=rss Read the Bible intelligently. Get a Bible you can understand — a reliable modern translation with print you can easily read. Your local Christian bookstore can help you with this.

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Family transforms Olathe farmland into the new KC Wine Co. http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article25758982.html#storylink=rss Founded by Kirk and Julie Berggren and guided by their daughter Taylor Berggren, the KC Wine Co.’s winery and vineyards are next to its sister business, the KC Pumpkin Patch, at 13875 S. Gardner Road, which will open for the season in late September. It now sells four red wines and four white wines but has plans to expand.

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:50:12 CDT

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Billy Graham: Despite past sins, you can build a better future with Christ http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article25769104.html#storylink=rss Some people spend their whole lives thinking they can evade the consequences of their sins. But our wrongdoing eventually catches up with us.

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Dear Abby: Seek DNA test for woman who claims to be daughter http://www.kansascity.com/living/advice-columns/article25764898.html#storylink=rss I recently received a Facebook message from a 47-year-old mother of four who believes she is my daughter. While I do not remember her mother and have communicated this to the woman, the pictures she sent of her children somewhat resemble my family.

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Red, white and Royals: How to decorate with KC pride for the Fourth http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/article25483624.html#storylink=rss Kansas Citians are as patriotic about our hometown baseball team as we are our country. Why not combine our love for both in a combo-themed barbecue bash this Fourth of July? All you have to do is add in some baby blue to the traditional color mix.

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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 06:00:00 CDT

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Volland Store revival on Kansas prairie celebrates the spirit of founder Otto Kratzer http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article25513768.html#storylink=rss In October 1913, Otto Kratzer — merchant, adventurer, passionate amateur photographer — opened a grand emporium filled with big-city wares in Volland, Kan. He documented his life and his community in pictures that are on display in the now renovated store.

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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 03:00:00 CDT

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Lindsay Hanson Metcalf: I want free time for my kids, but busyness abounds http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article25606516.html#storylink=rss If my kids have time to get bored, they’ll learn to rely on their imaginations for entertainment and grow up to be creative problem solvers. But they are driving me crazy. All those summer moments have to be filled somehow, whether it’s by them or by me. And so far, the letting-them-entertain themselves mantra is backfiring.

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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 06:04:00 CDT

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Dear Abby: Make long-term guest part of the household http://www.kansascity.com/living/advice-columns/article25605829.html#storylink=rss DEAR ABBY: My son is being deployed for 10 months. His wife and baby are coming to live with me, and I am thrilled. My concern is that his wife is a picky eater, and she doesn’t do much around the house. Would it be too much to ask her to help with the chores while my husband and I are at work? How do I handle the mealtime dilemma?

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My personal trainer is a push mower and nearly an acre of grass http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/cindy-hoedel/article25475431.html#storylink=rss While my town’s free Sunday evening yoga is on hiatus until fall, I’m relying on but my push mower to keep is keeping me in shape. “Lon,” a non-self-propelled Lawn Boy, keeps me toned and eliminates gym and lawn care expenses.

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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 07:00:00 CDT

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New questions about why more women than men have Alzheimer's http://www.kansascity.com/living/article25701160.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 28 Jun 2015 07:31:04 CDT By LAURAN NEERGAARD ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/article25701160.html Miami’s Calle Ocho still has plenty of Cuban sights, sounds and flavors http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article25505245.html#storylink=rss Calle Ocho, a mile-and-a-half west of downtown Miami, was settled by Cuban immigrants after Fidel Castro’s 1959 revolution and has plenty to offer tourists looking for hints of Havana without traveling to Cuba.

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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 05:35:00 CDT

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The Star wants to hear your stories as a first-time homebuyer http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/article25684330.html#storylink=rss Have you (or someone you know) bought your first home in the last two years? Are there things you wish you had known about before you started shopping for your home? What would you do differently now that you’ve been living in the house for a while? We’d like to hear from you for a story.

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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 19:21:59 CDT

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Dodgers pitcher Mike Bolsinger leaves with flu-like symptoms http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article25810885.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:50:18 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article25810885.html Liberian official says corpse tests positive for Ebola http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article25805260.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:16:04 CDT By JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article25805260.html AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article25802404.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:06:05 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article25802404.html California Legislature passes strict school vaccine bill http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article25739875.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:46:04 CDT By JULIA HOROWITZ ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article25739875.html Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article25734061.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:06:05 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article25734061.html A world apart: 2 women with birthdates in 1800s still alive http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article25765354.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:51:04 CDT By ANTONIO CALANNI and MICHAEL BALSAMO ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article25765354.html Theater shooter: 'I took the blood that wasn't mine to take' http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article25768735.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:26:04 CDT By SADIE GURMAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article25768735.html Chobani selected as Greek yogurt provider for school lunches http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article25762870.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:16:05 CDT By KIMBERLEE KRUESI ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article25762870.html Residents worry that Kansas City, Kan., rail yard threatens their health http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article25735729.html#storylink=rss Neighborhood group around a BNSF rail yard in Kansas City, Kan., has set up an air monitor in various locations that they say shows fumes from diesel locomotives pose a health threat.

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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 21:34:12 CDT

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Adding mushrooms to traditional Indian curry cooking makes a tasty, hearty dish http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article25765600.html#storylink=rss Mushrooms are one way to ad a delicious earthy depth of flavor to a traditional garbanzo bean curry.

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:34:32 CDT

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When it comes to summer gardening, follow your dog’s lead http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/kc-gardens/article25751839.html#storylink=rss From Dennis Patton: The dog days of summer are not only hard on us but our beloved pets. We can learn a thing or two from them when it comes to dealing with summer patterns. For more, read on...

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Billy Graham: True belief in Christ takes commitment http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article25605334.html#storylink=rss For far too many people, one thing is still missing from their faith, and that is commitment. They have believed in Christ in their minds, but they’ve never acted on it.

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Photo gallery: Fiesta Filipina http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article25729627.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 28 Jun 2015 19:41:30 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article25729627.html Photo gallery: Art of the Car Concours http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article25728550.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 28 Jun 2015 19:20:34 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article25728550.html Emergency room at Topeka VA reopens http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article25794298.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:20:08 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article25794298.html Jindal agrees to medical marijuana, lessened pot penalties http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article25783225.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:32:05 CDT By MELINDA DESLATTE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article25783225.html