By Lindsey M. Roberts, Special to The Washington Post
We may think we spend most of our time in the kitchen cooking, or in the family room watching TV. But the truth is, we spend one-third of our lives sleeping — so the bedroom wins.
Dear Amy: I have been married to my second husband for five years.
I hold a great deal of animosity toward him, because in the beginning of our relationship, he let his teenage children disrespect me.
By Kristen De Groot, Associated Press
PHILADELPHIA — There’s a right way and a wrong way to raise a baby on vegan food. Those who get it wrong, parents say, give the responsible ones a bad name.
By Rebecca Swanson, Special to The Washington Post
When I was a kid, October meant kicking your way through crunchy leaves in the front yard and making tissue paper ghosts to hang from trees.
Dear Amy: We had a very difficult summer. We had to send our 14-year-old son out of state to a wilderness program because of his substance abuse, defiance and high-risk behavior.
By Sylvie Bigar, Special to The Washington Post
Betty Uber once joked that she felt like she was born 150 pounds. From the time she was a student at Denver’s West High School, a contentious relationship with the scale seemed to be part of life. After the birth of her three children , Uber thought it was unlikely she would ever be a healthy weight again.
Thousands of Colorado families will once again have Thanksgiving dinner thanks to the Daddy Bruce Thanksgiving Food Distribution run by the Epworth Foundation, and this year, the first 50 baskets will be given out in honor of the late Denver Post reporter Colleen O’Connor.
The Thunderbird Imperial Lounge is the new restaurant being developed by restaurateur Jesse Morreale and his partners, Larimer Associates/City Street Investors. It will be located at 3759 Lipan St., bordering the Highland and Sunnyside neighborhoods.
Acute sleep loss in preschool-age children prompts increased eating and could lead to childhood obesity and a lifetime of adverse habits, according to a study led by University of Colorado Boulder researchers.
The study found young children consumed 21 percent more kilocalories, 25 percent more sugar and 26 percent more carbohydrates on a day of sleep restriction. On days where children recovered their lost sleep, they ate 14 percent more kilocalories and 23 percent more fat.
Is owning a second home all it’s cracked up to be? That’s the question I cast to my experience-wizened readers. And their resounding answer? A definitive sometimes.
Over the last two weeks in this column I’ve shared, in a general sense, the pluses and minuses of the second home.
Uniqlo may not have the same name recognition as H&M did when it entered the Denver market in 2011, but the Japanese clothing retailer is confident its 16th Street Mall store opening next week will quickly change that.
By Abha Bhattarai, The Washington Post
It’s come to this, America: Disney-branded fruits and vegetables.
Dole Food Co. is partnering with the entertainment giant to market fresh produce to children across the country.
Dear Amy: What do you think about friends and family who are nice to your face, and yet post derogatory, indirect comments (usually via memes) making fun of vegetarians (which I am), stating how stupid liberals are (I am liberal), and more or less making statements they would never make to my face?
Clyde opens Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the former Le Central space at 112 8th Ave. Owner Chris Fehlinger said the opening will feature a limited menu of wine, charcuterie and appetizers.
Alice Callhan, Special to The Washington Post
When my husband and I first decided to try to have a baby, I looked forward to the exciting time. I was not prepared when that first pregnancy ended in miscarriage.
Craft beer is almost synonymous with Colorado these days.
There were 284 craft breweries — those producing 6 million barrels or less annually — in the state in 2015; third most of any state in the country, and more than double the number that were operating in 2011, according to statistics from the Boulder-based Brewers Association.
The Art, a hotel in downtown Denver adjacent to the Denver Art Museum, has been recognized as the “#2 Top Hotel” in the West by Condé Nast Traveler.
The Art, which opened in June 2015, incorporates contemporary design, high-tech amenities and an array of artworks and displays in two in-house galleries.
NEW YORK (AP) — If you buy tomatoes from John Banscher at his farmstand in New Jersey, he’ll recommend keeping them out of the fridge or they’ll lose some of their taste.
By Ellie Krieger, Special to The Washington Post
If you often find pork chops to be on the dry and bland side, this recipe could change your mind about them. Here, the lean meat is infused and made extra tender with a boldly flavorful Asian marinade.
By Colby Itkowitz, The Washington Post
The final debate started relatively peacefully, at least by 2016 standards. But, by the end, you may have been watching with fists clenched, stomach knotted, and heartbeat accelerated.
Take a look through the fall decor catalogs or browse the aisles of furnishings stores and you’ll see a recurring theme: matte finishes.
“Matte is having a moment right now,” says Donna Garlough, Joss & Main’s style director.
How to set a tone of woodsy chic at a four-course candlelight dinner served under the stars in the Colorado foothills:
Live musicians and flowers, check.
Award-winning cuisine, check.
Beer and wine pairings with each course, check.
By Suzanne S. Brown, Special to The Denver Post
On weekday mornings, a women’s boutique in Denver’s Capitol Hill neighborhood bustles with activity. Personal shoppers are helping clients select clothing they’ll wear to job interviews, or as part of their everyday work wardrobes.
If there was a lesson to be learned — or reinforced — at the 18th Women United Luncheon it was that bickering, bluster, name-calling and under-handed maneuvering are not the only ways to effect change.
Many diners have no problem with liver mousse, beef heart or head cheese, but the moment you suggest eating bugs, the food conversation comes to a halt.
That isn’t stopping some people from putting crickets on the menu.
WHAT: 107 Rockledge Road is a seven-bedroom, 10-bathroom single-family custom home in Vail Village.
PRICE: $28 million, includes furnishings.
SIZE: 11,509 square feet. $2,432 per square foot.
By Cleve R. Wootson, Jr. The Washington Post
As Airbnb horror stories go, this one may take the coffin: Enjoy two days and one terrifying, possibly abbreviated night in Dracula’s castle.
This recipe is a great lesson in how important it is to pair the elements in a preparation over the mere base or “prime matter” — in this case, scallops (as in, “Always white wine with fish”).