Homemade granola is great for trips
April 2, 2014
While I’ve been counting down the days to our warm, spring break vacation, I’m not excited about the plane travel.
Gluten-free: ‘Confusing’ fad or matter of life and death?
April 1, 2014
Even though the rate of celiac diagnoses is on the rise, it may be surpassed by the popularity of the gluten-free diet. While the trend has provided celiac sufferers with a wider variety of culinary options, health experts note that gluten-free doesn’t necessarily mean healthy. By Giles Bruce
23 places to eat in Lawrence if you’re gluten-free
April 1, 2014
Here are 23 Lawrence restaurants to try if you’re avoiding gluten.
Kansas City Connection: Royals return with big hopes
March 29, 2014
For a fun, relaxing night out in Kansas City, Kauffman Stadium can’t be beat. Good-natured crowds, footlong sausages and salty pretzels, cold beer and dip-and-dots ice cream, fountains, games, giveaways and music.
Lawrence represents on MTV reality cooking show
March 29, 2014
What happens when people stop being polite … and become culinary masters? Doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue like a certain catchphrase of another MTV show, but it seems to be the concept of new reality show “House of Food,” where Lawrence native Jake Weber was selected from thousands of applicants to live with other aspiring chefs in competition for the apprenticeship of a lifetime. By Nadia Imafidon
Barrel workshop participants outfitted for rainy days
05:18 p.m., March 29, 2014 Updated 08:24 a.m.
About two dozen participants filed through an assembly line inside a Douglas County Fairgrounds building during the third annual rain barrel workshop Saturday. The Sunflower State Professionals chapter of Engineers Without Borders again collaborated with the Douglas County Kansas State Research and Extension office and Douglas County Master Gardeners to host the workshop. By Stephen Montemayor
Off the Beaten Plate: Creamy Chicken Philly Pizza at Henry T’s
March 27, 2014
America, where even sandwiches can grow up to be anything they want to be — including pizza.
Spring cleaning checklist by room
March 27, 2014
With vibrant flowers making their debut and warm rays of sun blanketing our yards, it’s time to give our homes the refresher it needs with some spring cleaning. Tackling a whole home’s worth of tasks can be a bit overwhelming, but cutting it down into a list of must-hit tasks, you’ll find taking it one room at a time is less demanding than you think. Head to the store and rack up necessary supplies (or use household items), put on your rubber gloves, and get set to clean! By Nadia Imafidon
Mrs. Mass: Planting ideas in your head
March 27, 2014
One of my favorite memories I have of my grandma and grandpa’s house is the lively rose and hydrangea bushes that lined the eastern entrance of their elegant abode.
Garden Variety: Spring gardening to-do’s
March 27, 2014
Spring is finally here and our “spring fever” has reached an apex. The average frost date is not until April 20, and soil should not be worked when it is wet, but other than that, the time has come.
Fix-It Chick: Springing cleaning, outside
March 27, 2014
When it comes to spring cleaning, remember the outside of the house needs some loving, too!
The Fashion Column Twins: A KC Fashion Week recap
March 27, 2014
Elizabeth and I were fortunate enough to attend this season’s Kansas City Fashion Week earlier this month. We enjoyed a blogger gathering backstage with goodie bags from one of its sponsors, Ulta Beauty, and mingled with fellow fashionistas.
Style Scout: Lillie Sherrell
March 27, 2014
What were you doing when scouted? Pretending that I was a mannequin in the store window.
Style Scout: Mateo Arteaga-Harris
March 27, 2014
He’s his own person. He’s the one that decided on the plaid.
Fliers for food drive to be distributed starting April 5
March 26, 2014
Participants in the 27th annual Scouting-for-Food food drive will begin distributing fliers door-to-door April 5 in Lawrence and Eudora.
Celebrate March Mustard Madness by making some of your own
March 26, 2014
“Have you been for mustard yet?” my friend asked me, with an arched brow and a smile. “No, but soon!” I grinned excitedly. We’re not members of a secret mustard society, just big fans of Free State Brewing Company’s annual “March Mustard Madness” tradition.
CrossFit Lawrence sends kids over boulders, up climbing walls
March 24, 2014
Inside an east Lawrence warehouse on Saturday mornings, recess takes on several forms. By Stephen Montemayor
Faith Forum: What is the significance of Lent?
March 22, 2014
Vincent Krische, Corpus Christi Catholic Church, answers.
Off the Beaten Plate: Deep fried Twinkies at Yokohama
March 20, 2014
On the one hand, fried Twinkies at a sushi place don’t make sense. On the other hand, the way Yokohama makes them, they kind of do.
A guide to spring fashion trends
March 20, 2014
This week marks the first one of spring, which means you should be preparing your wardrobe for warmer temperatures and (hopefully) sunny skies. Trends can be tricky when you’re shopping for the new season’s trends because some disappear, some stay relevant for a many years, and others last a hot minute