Dear Mary: I found a great deal on a gorgeous couch at an estate sale. It is upholstered in white leather and appears to be new — as if no one ever has sat on it. Priced at $100, you can be sure I grabbed it up fast and brought it home.
Dear Savvy Senior, I’m 58 years old and working on a plan for my retirement. I’ve read I need to check my Social Security statement every year to validate its accuracy. How do I go about doing this? — Planning Ahead
What might come as a big surprise is these products’ grease and dirt-busting abilities can be used outside the dishwasher in many useful ways.
Health and Home
Hiring someone to assess tree healthcare needs helps ensure the long-term health and safety of trees in the landscape. Choosing the right tree care company for your needs can mean the difference between an expensive headache and money well spent.
Juvon Steel, of Pembroke Township, works hard to maintain a beautiful and colorful yard.
July 14 — today our oldest son and fourth child turned 22 years old. How the years fly by. Happy birthday, Benjamin.
U of I extension horticulture educator discusses irrigating gardens to help with heat.
It has cooled down a little, but the thermometer still shows 78 degrees at 9:45 p.m. It was a warm, humid day. One thing I do appreciate is our battery-operated fans. That was something I grew up without.
When it comes to thinking about one’s own health, eye care can often be, no pun intended, overlooked. However, eyes are always changing over time and it’s important to have them examined every year.
Dear Jill: I would like your opinion on two sales I saw just weeks apart at my store. One week, I saw a pair of sandals. Neither the endcap display of sandals nor the sandals themselves had a price on them, only a hang tag with a bar code. I took the sandals to the price scanner and found th…
If you plan to travel by air this summer, one thing is for certain: You won’t be alone. The TSA estimated summer air travel is going to break records.
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July 14 — today our oldest son and fourth child turned 22 years old. How the years fly by. Happy birthday, Benjamin. Read more
It has cooled down a little, but the thermometer still shows 78 degrees at 9:45 p.m. It was a warm, humid day. One thing I do appreciate is our battery-operated fans. That was something I grew up without. Read more
Supper is over, dishes washed and I sit on our wrap-around porch. There is a light, relaxing rain falling tonight. We have had more than 3 inches of rain this week and so many rainbows — God’s promise to those who believe in him. Read more
Our work night at daughter Susan’s house last week proved to be a success. Read more
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