Decorators warm to olive wood, hue

By Kim CookAssociated PressOlive trees, native to the Mediterranean region, are among nature’s oldest trees, and they look it. Gnarled, brawny t...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Batter up, it’s the year-end softball game

Batter up, it’s the year-end softball game

Editor’s Note: Gloria is on vacation this week, her mother, Dorcas Raber, is filling in.Batter up!The last day of school had finally come. In ou...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Theater cancels dessert show

SIDNEY — Sock & Buskin Players has canceled the performance of “Precious Heart,” which had been scheduled at the Bridge for Satu...

April 19th, 2017 |  


If you build it, they’ll stay; boomers remodel their homes

By Joyce M. RosenbergAP Business WriterNEW YORK (AP) — If you build it, they will stay.The small businesses that dominate the home remodeling in...

April 8th, 2017 |  


Hot food, fast: The home microwave oven turns 50(AP) — The year 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the home microwave oven. The ovens were first...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Getting creative: Rooms that inspire

By Katherine RothAssociated PressSpaces where creativity happens are utterly unlike other rooms, artists and designers say. Whether at home or elsewhe...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Easy decluttering tips

(NAPSI) — Even the cleanest home will look messy if it’s not properly organized. Jule Eller, director of trend and style at Lowe’s, ...

February 4th, 2017 |  


A comfortable way to save on energy

(NAPSI) — When it comes to getting a good deal on home cooling and heating, an increasing number of homeowners are going underground.They’...

February 4th, 2017 |  


How to bring hotel chic home

By Katherine RothAssociated PressInspired by the interiors of boutique hotels around the world, author Sara Bliss wanted to share easy and affordable ...

February 4th, 2017 |  


Using yellow well

Gorgeous shades of yellow have become increasingly popular in home decor, a trend that seems set to continue in the coming year. Yellow is prominent i...

January 7th, 2017 |