Key to surviving kids’ sports: organization It starts with a lacrosse stick and cleats by the front door. Then comes the batting helmet and glove on the bedroom floor, and the baseball hat on the kitchen table. Karate uniforms pile up in the...
Apr 07, 2012 | 0 | 2 |
By MELISSA RAYWORTH Associated PressAssociated Press
Jim Rash builds vibrant garden LOS ANGELES — Jim Rash’s next-door neighbor is concerned. He notices a photographer shooting Rash’s home and wonders if the pictures are for a real estate listing. “Is Jim moving?” the neighbor ask...
Mar 31, 2012 | 0 | 2 |
By Lisa Boone McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Bees already starting to hunt garden flowers Bees are already buzzing around the bluish-purple flowers on a variegated Jacob’s Ladder planted just last week in my southeastern Virginia garden. This shade-loving perennial, called Brise d’Anjou...
Mar 31, 2012 | 0 | 5 |
BY Kathy Van Mullekom McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Get started on your containers A container garden makes good sense. Pots of plants are practical because you control the soil, a good thing if your soil is bad. You also eliminate critters like bunnies and voles from eating your...
Mar 24, 2012 | 0 | 2 |
By Kathy Van Mullekom McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
The man cave, that great getaway LOS ANGELES — The time has come to leave the man cave — to bulldoze the bro bunker, to kick the kegerator to the curb. The safe house for the Y chromosome is no longer safe; the perimeter has been ...
Mar 24, 2012 | 0 | 1 |
BY Adam Tschorn McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Illuminating dogwoods at night carries a right way The intense color of spring flowers that seemingly have all bloomed at the same time has resulted in one of our more beautiful, if not unusual, springs. Nothing is blooming on schedule, which may m...
Coffee tables enter a ‘golden age’ KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Coffee tables with two levels has been popular for a while. Because people want places to set their laptops, tablet computers and smartphones, you’re starting to see coffee table...
Mar 17, 2012 | 0 | 2 |
By Stacy Downs McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Home and garden news and notes Automatic kitchen towel dispenser The automatic paper towel dispenser has moved into the kitchen. Like bathroom towel holders, the Innovia dispenser releases towels when you hold a hand near its se...
Mar 17, 2012 | 0 | 2 |
By By Mary Beth Breckenridge Akron Beacon Journal (MCT)The Paducah Sun