Nomadic tribes in Africa devised the boma by binding brush into a dense, round enclosure for protecting humans and animalsThe style can be mimicked in fences at home using local brush … Click to Continue »
Who said summertime was just for the kids? Instantly upgrade your summer ice cream floats and sundaes by adding different liquors and beers. Spin Pizza and Foo's Fabulous Custard offers their advice on getting the most out of your newest guilty pleasure.
Succulents don’t require too much attention and can be planted virtually anywhere, as long as it’s sunnyThey come in many varieties, each one chic and unique … Click to Continue »
Today is national lasagna day and I just had to celebrate and write about the history of his dish and the many ways it is prepared and enjoyed around the … Click to Continue »
FORT WORTH, Texas - Corky's incredible journey is over. … Click to Continue »
Westport’s Doughnut Lounge will soon sell some of its artisan doughnuts in the local Filling Station coffee shops. Doughnut Lounge will make deliveries to the Filling Station retail locations — … Click to Continue »
In these dog days of summer, it seems everyone is moving a little slower, staying inside longer, and eating lighter, both at home and while dining out. In the past, … Click to Continue »
Finally, a way to play beyond rounding up time and an excessive amount of friends! … Click to Continue »
God knows your heart, and he knows you wish you could still be in church every week to be with God’s people and hear God’s word. Jesus warned Peter that someday he would grow old and infirm, and “someone else will dress you and lead you where you do not want to go” (John 21:18).
When we first found out that we were meeting Jenna Ortega, we were so excited. She has to be one of the hardest working actresses around! She is working on four shows right now and we think that is unbelievable: Disney Channel's "Stuck in the Middle," The CW's "Jane the Virgin," Disney's new animated series, "Elena of Avalor" and Radio City Music Hall's "New York Spectacular at Radio City." … Click to Continue »
Stephen Higgs, director of Kansas State's Biosecurity Research Institute, explains how female mosquitoes spread the Zika virus. The institute in Manhattan, Kan., is currently doing research into Zika. … Click to Continue »
You may think it’s impossible to regain the joy you both felt when you first fell in love, but it’s not — not with God’s help. … Click to Continue »
Regular washing, sanding and staining of decks can keep them safe and cleanBe sure to check the deck manufacturer’s cleaning and care guide for product-specific tips and guidance … Click to Continue »
For the past 10 years I have been living with mounting guilt over the fact that my son, 13, doesn’t have a sibling because I was unable to have another child.
It's a peculiar bit of Hollywood logic, having the two guys who wrote "The Hangover" write and direct a movie called "Bad Moms." As if by some transitive property of film comedy, their having written a smash hit of men being oblivious, immature and reckless somehow makes Jon Lucas and Scott Moore the ideal candidates to explore the difficulties modern mothers face to balance conflicting responsibilities with the need to remain individualized people too.
Roger Sigler of Smithville teaches Labrador retrievers to hunt for antlers shed by deer and elkShed antler hunting is best in late winter to early spring, when many hunting seasons are closed … Click to Continue »
A drawing from The Star’s historical archives shows a proposed new playgroundChildren in the Paseo area needed places for recreation … Click to Continue »
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - For a few hours Tuesday, a 6-year-old boy reminded us to find joy when even the simplest of wishes comes true. … Click to Continue »
They amble up hoping against hope that they've miraculously grown a quarter of an inch since the last time they checked. … Click to Continue »
After purchasing our retirement home in the West Neck Villages golf community in Virginia Beach, Va., in late February, we spent three months renovating the 10-year-old house. … Click to Continue »
I recently retired, but I haven’t told anyone. I like my privacy, and I’m afraid things will change if I tell people. My sister lives a mile away, and if she knew, she’d include me in everything she does.
Tennis legend Pete Sampras and his wife, actress-singer Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, have served up their home in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, listing the scenic estate for sale at $8.9 million.
Participants can delight in living in a caring community, says the Rev. Bob HillChurch is an ideal place to keep happy, upright and balanced, says the Rev. Duke Tufty … Click to Continue »
I never thought this place could be home. When I took the job at The Star in summer 2002, I said, “Kansas City? It’s in the middle of nowhere.” Fourteen … Click to Continue »
There's not much they can do about Independence Day, said Eric Bennion of the no-matter-what, 9 p.m.-bedtime rule he and his wife, Shelly, impose on their sons, William, 12, and Walker, 10.
Low-fare airline Allegiant will add nonstop service this fall from Kansas City International Airport to Las Vegas. The new flights will operate two times a week beginning Oct. 20. The … Click to Continue »
Archbishop O’Hara is seen in this historical photoHe was the KC diocese’s archbishop until 1956 … Click to Continue »
I am overweight. I’m married to an amazing guy, but he hurt my feelings recently when he said he thinks I’m fat. While I know I’m fat — and admit it out loud — I never thought it was appropriate for your significant other to say it to you.
There's a scene halfway through "Bad Moms," wherein a PTA meeting full of suburban moms turns into a full-on frat house-style rager. Moms in sweater sets, khakis and sensible sneakers chug liquor straight from the bottle, make out, huff whippets, crash tricycles and urinate on lawns, all in glorious slow motion, hair and spittle flying to a pulsing pop beat.
HIGH POINT, N.C. - Clear the way for style with a little transparency. The use of acrylic and Lucite continues to excite furniture designers and consumers alike. … Click to Continue »