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The Classic Sartorialist: Stylish is the watchword
March 6, 2014
In the realm of fashion accessories, men have limited options. Unfortunately, the one viable option for men, the wristwatch, has met a formidable adversary: the cellphone. A wristwatch can be more than a timepiece, though. Let it be a statement about who you are.
Style Scout: Caroline Jarmoc
March 6, 2014
Fashion trends you hate: I think everyone has their own specific style so I don’t try to dis. But I don’t like those low-crouch pants that are coming in right now like those Hammertime pants. They are not flattering.
Style Scout: Kyle Gowdy
March 6, 2014
Describe your style: Grown-up punk
Garden Variety: Woody plants that can bloom indoors
March 6, 2014
Ward Upham, extension associate with Kansas State University, published a well-quoted article in 2007 that still retains the essence of this procedure: “My spring fever is getting higher as we are tempted by the few warm days. There is an aspirin that we can use.”
Off the Beaten Buy: Branding meat with your pride
February 27, 2014
Nothing proves your commitment to all things KU basketball like searing steaks with your favorite mascot.
Building your own KU basketball shrine
February 27, 2014
The passion of a Jayhawk fan generally extends far beyond Allen Fieldhouse and find its way into the home. Some make collages of ticket stubs, quilts of KU T-shirts and displays of signed memorabilia; some dedicate entire rooms in the house to our beloved basketball players; and some have a 400-pound Jayhawk in their foyer. Here are eight ways to take your dedication to the Kansas basketball team from Allen Fieldhouse and extend it to the home with a DIY shrine. By Nadia Imafidon
Mrs. Mass.: Framewoods the picture of KU fandom
February 27, 2014
Here in the land of crimson and blue, Jayhawk memorabilia has a value all its own.
The Fashion Column Twins: Gameday style slam dunks
February 27, 2014
Right now is about the time you should be scouting out your March Madness gameday outfits because the madness is about to begin.
Style Scout: Jessica Mantia
February 27, 2014
Fashion trends you hate: I’d say the “Little House on the Prairie”/bohemian chic is not my kind of thing. Like the cut-off mom shorts are not so good.
Style Scout: David Baca
February 27, 2014
Describe your style: Mine is kind of city oriented from Denver. I’m repping the 303!
Garden Variety: Time to prune deciduous shrubs
February 27, 2014
Gardeners are eager to get out and do something in the landscape this time of year. One chore that can be taken care of now is pruning certain shrubs. Often, gardeners approach pruning with trepidation, but it is not as difficult as it may seem. Remember, not all shrubs need to be pruned (i.e. witch hazel), and certain shrubs, which will be identified later, should not be pruned this time of year. By Stan Ring
Fix-It Chick: Improve seed germination
February 27, 2014
When it comes to sowing seeds, there are a few tricks of the trade that can help increase overall germination. Follow these eight steps to get your garden growing when the time comes to sow. By Linda Cottin
Making home-cooked meals simple with ‘mise en place’
February 20, 2014
If you are frequenting fast food joints because that’s all you have time for, it’s time to be introduced to a chef’s secret weapon and your new cooking mantra. By Nadia Imafidon
Mrs. Mass.: Yoga Center of Lawrence helps students find peace
February 20, 2014
Yoga is the practice of connecting the mind and the body to achieve a state of spiritual tranquility. In fact, as I’ve learned from my yoga instructor, the term yoga is Sanskrit, and it means “to yoke.”
Family Adventures: Piecing together a family outing
February 20, 2014
When my dear in-laws asked what we grown-up children — me, my husband, his sister and her husband — wanted for Christmas, there was very little debate. What we all wanted was some time for our families to enjoy each other’s company. That’s how we ended up at Legoland Discovery Center at Crown Center in Kansas City, Mo.

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