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Making a Mattress Maven

Posted by Sarah Bain on Dec. 26, 2018, midnight

One of the healthiest things you can do for your body is get a good night's sleep. In addition to helping you feel less tired, good sleep hygiene can make it easier to maintain a healthy weight, lower your risk for a host of serious health problems such as diabetes ...

Make it Memphis!

Posted by Cheryl-Anne Millsap on Dec. 20, 2018, midnight

Memphis, Tenn., sits on the Mississippi River and is a classic Southern destination to explore. As the birthplace of the Blues and what came to be known as the “Memphis Sound,” the epicenter of the Civil Rights Movement and home to a delicious culinary heritage, the city’s fascinating history and ...

Philanthropy Spotlight: December 2018

Posted by Theresa Tanner on Dec. 18, 2018, midnight

Over 1,000 supporters attended the YWCA Spokane's 36th annual Women of Achievement awards luncheon at The Davenport Grand on Thursday, Oct. 4. Sponsored by more than 50 companies and organizations each year, it is one of the area’s most prestigious award recognition events for local women.

Nine women were acknowledged ...

Open Your Eyes to New Eyewear

Posted by Sarah Bain on Dec. 16, 2018, midnight

Although it’s a corrective necessity for many, eyewear is also a fashion accessory. Like everything we wear, glasses communicate a lot about our personality. And like changes in fashion trends, glasses go through their own transitions in style.

Dustin Rowen, an optometric technician at Garland Vision Source (521 W. Garland ...

Kitchen Fix

Posted by Tricia Jo Webster on Dec. 12, 2018, midnight

If it’s true what they say – the kitchen is the heart of the home – then the holidays afford a splendid time to make that heart happy. From frivolous finds to practical presents, we’ve scouted around to compile a collection of goodies meant to make time in the kitchen ...

Aeolian Islands

Posted by Dan Webster on Dec. 11, 2018, midnight

From a distance, the island of Stromboli looked to be shrouded in clouds. Once we got closer, though, we saw they weren’t clouds at all.

Stomboli was leaking steam from its volcano.

And I thought, these volcano visits are getting to be a habit.

Years before, we’d driven around Mount ...

Jump for Joy and Toys

Posted by Sarah Bain on Dec. 10, 2018, midnight

It's that time of year again when you're trying to decide what toys to get for the kids for the holidays. We’ve got you covered for what's trending in toys; we’ll help you sort out what’s new, what’s retro and even what grandma might like for the holidays.

Unbox the ...

Smart Home, Happy Family

Posted by Joe Butler on Dec. 9, 2018, midnight

Unless a loved one has specifically requested something, conventional thinking says to refrain from giving the gift of appliances during the holidays.

While some might appreciate the gesture with plans to put the device to good use, others might interpret the message as “Now you can more time in the ...

Holiday Hair Dos

Posted by Staci Lehman on Dec. 6, 2018, midnight

Whether it’s your office party, a dinner with your significant other’s boss or a family get-together, holiday events mean extra special hair is in order.

But if creating elaborate styles isn’t your forte, no need to stress. No matter the length, texture or style of your hair, there is something ...

Holiday Glow in Vancouver, BC

Posted by Cheryl-Anne Millsap on Dec. 5, 2018, midnight

December is a busy month and with work schedules, school, family gatherings and social obligations, it can be hard to find the time to take more than a few days away. But it’s also the time of year when the idea of a quick city break – a jaunt to ...