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Style Scout: Connor Barnes
June 11, 2014
Whom do people say you look like? Captain Kirk
Garden Variety: Garden repair after a storm
June 11, 2014
Many portions of Kansas have received heavy rains and/or severe weather, including high winds, hail and, in a few cases, tornadoes. Our small garden ecosystems may have seen some damage as well, although not as bad as others or even our next door neighbors. So how can we help our gardens recover?
Fix-It Chick: Quiet lawn care
June 11, 2014
The silent whirr of a reel mower coupled with its fume free simplicity is often a good alternative to gas-powered lawn care.
Becoming an at-home champion barista
June 5, 2014
Whether you drink it black or loaded with cream and sugar, pay attention, coffee drinkers (addicts?). Three local coffee experts have provided us with some simple rules of thumb for making that perfect cup of coffee.
Mrs. Mass.: Getting the rundown from Garry Gribble’s
June 4, 2014
Because my favorite time to hit the trail (or Mass. Street, actually) is during the summer months when the weather is warm and the population is waning, I decided it was high time I visit Garry Gribble’s Running Sports, 839 Massachusetts St., to invest in some new kicks.
Family Adventures: While the kid naps, parents can relax
June 4, 2014
If you’d like to give nap dating a try, here are a few tips.
The Classic Sartorialist: Beachside essentials
June 4, 2014
The brutal sauna of summer awaits us just around the corner. Luckily, Lawrence has a variety of places to keep you cool when temperatures and humidity rise.
Style Scout: Nick Carswell
June 4, 2014
Describe your style: Modern/urban cowboy
Style Scout: Jordan Ashley Hocker
June 4, 2014
Fashion influences: It’s a little bit of ’50s housewife.
Fix-It Chick: The right drill for the job
June 4, 2014
When it comes to choosing a drill, bigger is not always better. Choosing a drill that fits the task at hand, as well as your actual hand, is the best idea.
Garden Variety: Use bees to your benefit
June 4, 2014
Beekeeping is a new activity for many but continues to be a fun and rewarding one for those who enjoy gardening.
Mapping out Father’s Day for different kinds of dads
May 29, 2014
Whether he’s understated or extravagant, athletic or a book worm, or a little bit of everything, make sure this year’s Father’s Day says just how much your father figure means to you with a well-planned day catered to his style.
Style Scout: Gabriella and Chelsea Martin
May 29, 2014
Tattoos or piercings: Three (tattoos) and all very meaningful. Although my dad wishes I had none.
Mrs. Mass.: Suggestions for Father’s Day
May 29, 2014
Just like Mother’s Day, Father’s Day is a bonus opportunity each year to appreciate the love and support a parent has given us. While there’s still some time before holiday June 15, it’s never too soon to consider thoughtful gifts!
The Fashion Column Twins: Rocking the block
May 29, 2014
When Elizabeth and I were asked to style a few models for Rock The Block Fashion Show in Kansas City this May, we jumped at the chance. This was our first time attending the annual event and we know it won’t be the last.

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