What to Give Dad

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It’s the perennial shopping conundrum: what to give the man who already has everything. Don’t buy him..
Parties: Backyard Bash

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A few smart strategies from resident experts Marcella Kragel and Ina Miller help you upgrade your basic..
Tara And Puppy Pack Take A Staycation

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A  few days off during the summer are an opportunity to spend quality time with your four-legged..
See Spot Run

SEE SPOT RUN

While some runners like to go it alone, I travel in a pack. Specifically, I get moving..
Parties: Bar Basics

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As event planners we’re always on. We’re taking notes, trying things out and filing away ideas for..
Your Derby Ready

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The entire city is getting ready for Derby; so are we!  And we are mixing it up..
Pets: Emma's Story

PETS: EMMA'S STORY

They say that dogs are mans’ best friend. Anyone who has experienced the unconditional love and loyalty..
Dear Tony: Advice from the Edge

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SHOULD WIFE HIT SNOOZE ON SEPARATE BEDROOMS? Dear Tony, I am hoping you can resolve an issue that has..
Super Mom: Angela Shaw

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There is no exact definition for what makes a Super Mom, but Angela Shaw sets a great..
Parties: St. Patty's Day Sweetness

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Leprechauns, rainbows, pots of gold, Irish blessings – what’s not to love about St. Patrick’s Day?  Plus,..
Supermom: Chesson Hazelwood

SUPERMOM: CHESSON HAZELWOOD

Motherhood is not easy. The definition of a SuperMom, being completely honest with what motherhood looks like,..
In the Buf: Kindness

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Crazy, crazy crazy! This world can be one difficult place to reside with ease. Like my grandma..
Pets: Holiday Hazards

PETS: HOLIDAY HAZARDS

It may be hard to believe given our recent warm weather, but the holidays and winter are..
Pets: Chocolate, Candy, Raisins, and Xylitol, oh my!

PETS: CHOCOLATE, CANDY, RAISINS, AND XYLITOL, OH MY!

“Trick or Treat! Trick or Treat! Give me something good to eat!” Halloween is my family’s favorite..
Kids Room Tour: A Play Escape

KIDS ROOM TOUR: A PLAY ESCAPE

This fun Georgetown home was designed with family time in mind! The basement boasts a family TV area..
Furry Children Get Arthritis, Too

FURRY CHILDREN GET ARTHRITIS, TOO

Very soon Mother Nature will begin her transformation from the long, hot days of summer to the..
In the Buf: Expectations

IN THE BUF: EXPECTATIONS

Few things are more exciting than the moment you decide to book your vacation. Your mind begins..
Refresher Course For Drivers Over 55

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Driver’s Ed isn’t just for teenagers any more. As we all age, our ability to be good..
Toxins in the Home

TOXINS IN THE HOME

The pollution in the air outdoors has been well publicized. When we retreat to our homes, many..
In the Buf: Progress

IN THE BUF: PROGRESS

Watching the news, surfing the web, or taking a stroll down memory lane, all teach us one..
Ice Cream Parties

ICE CREAM PARTIES

Summer is the perfect time to cool off with a fun ice cream party! They are no..
Kids Room Tour: A Sweet Suite

KIDS ROOM TOUR: A SWEET SUITE

This endearing girl’s room features sweet tones of pink and turquoise. The classic white bed is fitted..
Young Achievers

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Every year, the “Young Achievers” program for 5th and 8th graders names a school winner from participating..
What's the Deal with Baby Brain?

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Have you ever found your keys in the refrigerator or lost your train of thought mid-sentence? Perhaps..
In the Buf: Best Friends

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It is forgiven when we temporarily dump our bffs, having recently found ourselves with Mr. or Ms...
Kids Room Tour: Twinspiration

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Designing the perfect suite for twin girls may seem like a daunting task, but the Design Link..
Countdown to Kindergarten Summer Schedule

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Kindergarteners starting in Fayette County Public Schools this fall can participate in several fun and educational activities..
Kids Room Tour: Recreational Hangout

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Todd Hopper is the master of surprises. In addition to commissioning Nancy Elam and Design Link to..
Ages & Stages

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One of my very favorite equine names was a horse at Jonabell Farm named “Ages and Stages”...
Relationships:Don’t Chase the Gentleman Out of the Gentleman

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Back in the day, as a very young woman, I was seemingly on a mission to prove..
Books are just the Beginning

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What does a library mean to you? Traditionally, it’s a source for borrowing books, movies, and periodicals; reading..
Ten Ways to Make Your Child’s Birthday Special!

TEN WAYS TO MAKE YOUR CHILD’S BIRTHDAY SPECIAL!

Childhood birthdays are magical days and, of course, you want your child to feel loved on his..
Summer Camps 2016

SUMMER CAMPS 2016

2016 Camp Shakespeare Kentucky Shakespeare 194 North Limestone St., Lexington (502) 574-9900 | kyshakespeare.com Dates: June 15-July 17 Adventure Camp Life Adventure Center 570..
The Etiquette of A Monogram

THE ETIQUETTE OF A MONOGRAM

Most people know a monogram to be a creatively assembled set of letters. Little do we realize..
House Guests - A Two-sided Coin

HOUSE GUESTS - A TWO-SIDED COIN

In Central Kentucky many are taught, at a very young age, to love having “company”. Sleepovers grow..
Springing Forward

SPRINGING FORWARD

Spring? It’s practically here! With Daylight Savings Time beginning mid-month and the spring equinox just a week..
Family Camping

FAMILY CAMPING

If you’re thinking about summer activities for your family, you should know that camping is one of..
10 Tips for an Egg-cellent Easter Egg Hunt

10 TIPS FOR AN EGG-CELLENT EASTER EGG HUNT

One of the most fun Spring traditions is the Easter Egg Hunt. Gather your friends and family..
The BIG Stuff

THE BIG STUFF

The one thing you don’t want to do is find yourself head over heels with your lovie..
Setting the Table for the Next Generation

SETTING THE TABLE FOR THE NEXT GENERATION

February is the shortest month of the year, while harboring the most number of holidays. This little..
Manners

MANNERS

Recently, a group of friends discussed the ups and downs—and importance—of teaching our children manners. I remember..
Five Steps to a DIY Valentine's Day Party

FIVE STEPS TO A DIY VALENTINE'S DAY PARTY

This Valentine’s Day celebrate your favorites with a DIY Valentine’s Day party. Whether you are hosting family,..
Less is More in Many Things

LESS IS MORE IN MANY THINGS

While working for my dear friend Keith Yarber several years ago, this brilliant, insightful man welcomed us..
Five Steps to a DIY Valentine's Day Party

FIVE STEPS TO A DIY VALENTINE'S DAY PARTY

This Valentine’s Day, celebrate your favorites with a DIY Valentine’s Day party. Whether you are hosting family,..
Winter yarns

WINTER YARNS

My cat hates winter. I don’t know exactly how she even knows it’s so frosty outside. Her excursions..
Getting Naked

GETTING NAKED

Over time in a relationship, we become naked. Not sexy hot naked but ugly little warts being..
Emerging Party Trends

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Now that the ball has dropped and the confetti has been swept up, it’s time to think..
A New YOU

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During the first part of January, much thought and conversation is centered around New Year’s Resolutions. These..
Family Movie Night

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT

Who doesn’t love family movie night? Introducing our children to great stories on the big screen allows..
Better Living in 2016: Manage Stress

BETTER LIVING IN 2016: MANAGE STRESS

2016 IS YOUR YEAR TO MANAGE STRESS No matter what your age, gender or background, you probably have..
Better Living in 2016: Organize your home

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2016 IS YOUR YEAR TO ORGANIZE YOUR HOME Cutting out clutter makes everything in your home better looking,..
Better Living in 2016: Get your finances in order

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2016 IS YOUR YEAR TO GET YOUR FINANCES IN ORDER Are you one of the millions of Americans..
How to Have Happy Pets This Winter

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My cat hates winter. I don’t know exactly how she even knows it’s so frosty outside. Her excursions..
10 Tips for Hosting a Family Easter Party

10 TIPS FOR HOSTING A FAMILY EASTER PARTY

Easter parties are one of the Spring’s first opportunities for an outdoor party. Easter is also a..
Is Less Best?

IS LESS BEST?

With one of the busiest months in the Kentucky calendar upon us, we strive to calculate how..
Finding the Right Living Option for your Elderly Loved Ones

FINDING THE RIGHT LIVING OPTION FOR YOUR ELDERLY LOVED ONES

As parents and other loved ones age, a prime concern is finding a place for them to..
Valentine's Day Quiz

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February is that time of year when we all start dreaming of warm weather. It’s the time..
Mothers and Daughters

MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS

I was one of those children whose mother spoke the prophetic words, “Someday you’ll have a child..
Hosting an Easter-Themed Spring Party

HOSTING AN EASTER-THEMED SPRING PARTY

If you’ve spent the last couple of months cozied up in your favorite sweater with a mug..