• Calming effects of tea

    Foods that Fight Stress

    When you think of stress eating, you probably think of crunching on a bag of salty chips or spooning ice cream straight from the pint. (No? Just us?) We’re here to put a new spin on stress eating by highlighting foods that can actually help you manage your body’s stress response instead...

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    How to Celebrate Halloween at Home

    The idea of spending Halloween at home doesn’t have to be scary. In fact, there are plenty of ways to make this the most spook-tacular holiday yet without leaving the house.  Candy Creations First on our list for a reason, candy is king on Halloween. Celebrate accordingly by chowing...

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    Food to Feed Your Skin

    As cold weather creeps into Kansas bringing cozy sweaters, pumpkin lattes and fuzzy blankets, we can’t help but cheer for the turn of another season and the upcoming holidays. The last few months of the year have a lot to celebrate, but admittedly, there’s one thing we’re not looking...

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    Fertilizer and Your Food

    What is fertilizer? What does it do? Is it safe to use? Does it affect the food we eat? As people learn more about how their food is grown (hooray!), they naturally start to dig deeper and ask questions. (We love that!) Fertilizer is one of the topics people are curious about and...

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    Common Late-Season Gardening Problems and How to Fix Them

    It’s a busy time to be alive. With so many balls in the air and new ones being tossed in daily, you have a lot to juggle. It’s easy to get wrapped up in other things and let your once-beautifully manicured vegetable and flower gardens drop lower on your priority list. Even your...

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  • Sorghum Nutrition and Nutrients

    Health Benefits of Sorghum

    Sorghum, also called milo, is one of the top crops in Kansas. If you’re not familiar with it, it’s a great grain to introduce to your diet. (And if you are familiar with it, you already know it’s a great staple to serve at your table!) 

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  • How to grow your own tomatoes

    Five Tips for Growing Tomatoes at Home

    Growing tomatoes is often the motivation for starting a vegetable garden, and every tomato lover dreams of growing the best tomato: juicy, sweet, aromatic and, of course, blemish free. Perfection. Unfortunately, tomatoes are prone to more problems than other veggies in your garden. The...

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  • Indoor spider plant

    The Best Plants to Grow Indoors

    During the cold, drizzly months, it’s hard not to long for warmer days. And even after winter is technically over, the Kansas weather can remain dreary and chilled for months to come. To add a little brightness in your home without relying on Mother Nature, try growing indoor plants....

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  • Craft activities for kids

    Six Ways to Keep the Kids Active Indoors

    When nasty weather hits, being indoors for long stretches can make everyone in the house a little stir crazy. To keep the kids — and yourself — sane during rain or cold or whatever else life throws at you, try a few of these indoor activities.  1. Cook Together Breakfast, lunch or...

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  • Most popular fad diets

    Today’s Top Trend Diets

    What's the best diet? We break down some popular diets and trends to help you find a great match for you.

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