The Wichita Daffodil Society is having its bulb sale next weekend, where you can find all kinds of colors, forms and sizes of the spring-flowering bulbs. The reason the club has the sale – whose bulbs come from members’ gardens – is to help the club put on shows, which in turns shows the public just what a variety of daffodils there are.
An October cooldown — October is starting on a lovely fall note; nighttime temperatures have even been hovering in the 40s. I’m hearing from people who have had late flushes of tomatoes that are still green. They can stay on the vine until a freeze.
While Kansas is moving up the ranks in the recently released State of Obesity report — from the 19th fattest state in 2013 to the 13th fattest in 2014 — these Wichitans are trying to make a difference in how they eat.
The annual historic walking tour in Midtown will be next weekend, allowing the public to step into three historic houses on the corner of 14th Street and North Fairview Avenue and into North High School a couple of blocks away.
You’ve probably seen the commercials. They promise to shape and slim your waist to get you that hourglass figure – not by dieting or exercise, but by wearing a corset-like shaper a few hours a day. Waist training is making a comeback, with celebrities such as the Kardashian sisters extolling its virtues.
For years CoverGirl has checked the performance of its foundations in different lighting – in bright sun or under the fluorescent bulbs of an office, for example. Recently, the company added another test for its makeup: the iPhone challenge.
When it comes time to sell your home, or even when you are just looking for it to look its best, what’s on the outside matters, just as much as what is on the inside. People will indeed judge a book by its cover. While interior renovations are important, it often makes sense to invest just as much in the exterior appearance of your home. This is when curb appeal comes into play.
PITTSBURGH - Female veterans are estimated nationally to be about 10 percent of the roughly 50,000 veterans who are homeless on a given night. Since 2013, Project Journey of the Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania has been working to solve the problem. The local project - funded by the United Way of Allegheny County, Newman's Own Foundation and other donors - so far has provided emergency shelter for 40 female veterans and support services to 210 of them for employment and other specific issues they face. But previously, the women with children had to be squeezed into one-bedroom apartments or turned away.