butlercountytimesgazette.com http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20121108/NEWS/121109158/1636/LIFESTYLE butlercountytimesgazette.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:08:23 +0000 Lost in Suburbia: The handy husband http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429808/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Tracy Beckerman More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429808/1636/LIFESTYLE He stood over a dozen pieces of wood veneer and a large assortment of hardware that, with any luck, would eventually become a storage unit for our makeshift kitchen while the real one got renovated. The box had said, "Some assembly required," but there was no "some" about it. The whole thing had to be put together. While it looked simple [...]]]> Dear Monty: 7 tips for discovering a property’s best use http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429831/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Richard Montgomery More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429831/1636/LIFESTYLE Celebrating 40 years of service http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140422/LIFESTYLE/140429847/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Kari Adams http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140422/LIFESTYLE/140429847/1636/LIFESTYLE Robertson, Costello to wed http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140422/LIFESTYLE/140429848/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:00:00 +0000 TG Lifestyles http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140422/LIFESTYLE/140429848/1636/LIFESTYLE Olson to retire after 40 years http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140422/LIFESTYLE/140429850/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0000 TG LIfestyles http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140422/LIFESTYLE/140429850/1636/LIFESTYLE Neier, Johnson exchange vows http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140422/LIFESTYLE/140429851/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:29:28 +0000 TG Lifestyles http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140422/LIFESTYLE/140429851/1636/LIFESTYLE Dr. Elaine Heffner: Shame and guilt http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429944/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Dr. Elaine Heffner More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429944/1636/LIFESTYLE Parents respond in different ways to what [...]]]> Family Time: Shoe-shopping tips for parents http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429989/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429989/1636/LIFESTYLE When it comes to the health of your children, you do everything you can to help them grow up healthy and strong. But are you aware of the important role foot health plays in a child's overall development?
"Every parent knows the frustration of trying to keep up with children who grow quickly, and that rapid pace of growth can mean children need new shoes and socks every few months," says Dr. Matthew G. Garoufalis, a podiatrist and past president of the American Podiatric [...]]]>
Food for Thought: Culinary experts offer food substitution tips, tricks http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429994/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429994/1636/LIFESTYLE Simple and healthy food substitutions can help your family shed some pounds this spring. Some substitutions are easy, for example, substituting brown rice or quinoa for white rice or adding barley in with brown rice to add another type of whole grain. Other substitutions are completely unexpected. To be inspired and jazz up any meal time, take cues from culinary experts.
Chef Andrew Lyman, culinary director atThe Art Institute of Austin, suggests, "It is not uncommon to [...]]]>
Home Help: Perk up your home with patterns http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429996/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429996/1636/LIFESTYLE Give your home an energy shot this spring with bright colors and bold patterns.
"Patterns are hot, hot, hot," said Cathie Pliess, program coordinator of design for The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale and a certified interior designer. "Look for oversized patterns in bold colors on a white background."
Spring design is trending to naturals - florals, ethnic patterns, textures. "We are all so tied to the digital world that we crave spaces reminding us of the organic [...]]]>
Health Watch: Learn more about shingles http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419639/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419639/1636/LIFESTYLE Larry Bowa may be known for his baseball prowess and fiery personality, but in June 2013, the two-time Golden Glove-winner was stopped in his tracks by a case of shingles, which he says caused him some of the worst pain of his life. Bowa said the pain he felt was so intense he could barely walk, originally leading him to think he had injured his back. But his MRI came back negative, and he received instead an unexpected diagnosis of shingles.
"I was a professional athlete [...]]]>
Wine Talk: When in Beaune http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419376/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:38:17 +0000 By Robert Whitley Creators Syndicate http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419376/1636/LIFESTYLE The center of the village, around Place Carnot, is lined with shops pedaling gourmet food products, as well as the latest fashions from Paris, a couple of hours to the north.
From early spring through the annual Hospices de Beaune wine auction in late November, the cobblestone streets are clogged with [...]]]>
Flexible Fitness: You can improve your balance http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419416/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:07:29 +0000 By Kate Gebski and Rhonda Salvo More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419416/1636/LIFESTYLE Just about everything you do in your daily life, whether for work or [...]]]> Jim Hillibish: Tips for your Easter ham http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419421/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:57:59 +0000 By Jim Hillibish More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419421/1636/LIFESTYLE USDA national retail prices are $3.38 per pound for boneless and $1.82 for bone-in. This compares with $3.17 and $1.94 for last year. You'll find a wide selection in most stores and some confusing labels to decipher.
GRADES OF HAM
Ham: This is the top grade with no added water.
Ham, [...]]]>
Family Matters: When you teach to give, you get so much more http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419422/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:36:18 +0000 By Diana Boggia More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419422/1636/LIFESTYLE Those who are raised with giving and philanthropic projects grow to become heartfelt givers. Children across the country are finding ways to lend a hand, dedicate their time, raise money and make a difference. They learn that one person can, in fact, make a big impact. Consider the benefits of raising a child to give, because they are our future generation of [...]]]> Dear Monty: Selling a nice home in a distressed neighborhood http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419540/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Richard Montgomery More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419540/1636/LIFESTYLE Monty's answer: Hello, Ashley, and thanks for your question, and thanks for sending me your address. I was able to see your home from aerial photos on an Internet map. You are fortunate to have some mature vegetation and trees to provide a partial shield. A risk in homeownership is the [...]]]> Lost in Suburbia: Caution - wide load http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419542/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Tracy Beckerman More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419542/1636/LIFESTYLE He just blinked at me. I thought that maybe the lights at the car dealership were blinding him and that's why he was blinking. I was fairly sure it had nothing to do with my question.
"I mean, it is a big car and I might look big by association, you know?" I clarified.
He blinked again. They were obviously some really bright lights.
"Although " I continued. "Since the car is so big, I actually might look smaller in comparison. [...]]]>
Dining with royalty: Choosing character breakfasts in Disney World http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419506/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:04:04 +0000 By Danielle Braff More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419506/1636/LIFESTYLE Blue Plate Special: ‘Hey Cookie, make mine a heart attack in a fog’ http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419508/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:38:23 +0000 By Jim Hillibish More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419508/1636/LIFESTYLE The Blue Plate Special is nearly long gone, as are the street-corner diners that slopped them by the millions. During the Great Depression, simple Blue Plates were the cheapest hot meals, costing a nickel to a dime. They fed the cash-starved nation, sold all day and into the late night. If you had the coin, you could eat heartily, as Blue Plates were healthy by today's standards. [...]]]> Kitchen Call: Saturday means baked beans http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419510/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:30:34 +0000 By Linda Bassett More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419510/1636/LIFESTYLE The beans were common navy [...]]]>