Low-and-Slow Bacon and 7 More Useful Tips
May 30, 2016 FOOLPROOF BACON. What’s the easiest — and mess-free — way to cook bacon and get the least amount of shrinkage? Low and slow in the oven, at 365 degrees Fahrenheit for 30 minutes. more »»
Insurance for young couple
May 30, 2016 Dear Dave, My wife and I are both in our early 20s, we’re debt-free, and we’re just a couple of months away from having a fully loaded emergency fund of six months of expenses. more »»
It’s all about hot dogs!
May 29, 2016 It’s time to kick off summer and what better way to do that than to eat a hot dog. Crazy Corn Dogs 2 Tbls.yellow cornmeal 1 pkg. refrigerated cornbread twists 1 pkg. hot dogs 2 Tb. more »»
Crude rebounds to $50
May 28, 2016 Crude oil prices punched to the highest price since last October, hitting $50.21 per barrel on Thursda. more »»
May 28, 2016 This is the season of college Commencement speeches — an art form that has seldom been memorable, but has increasingly become toxic in recent times. Two themes seem to dominate Commencement speeche. more »»
The public squalor of airport security
May 28, 2016 I was about to share my own sob story, when I read that hundreds of passengers missed their flights at Chicago O’Hare International Airport because of hourslong security lines. more »»
Perfume placement a plus
May 27, 2016 Dear Heloise: Where is the best place to STORE MY PERFUME? I want easy access to it when I’m getting ready in the morning. — Lisa N. in Pittsburgh Hi, Lisa. Perfume storage is important. more »»
An independence day for Britain?
May 27, 2016 LONDON — Leaders of the campaign to end Britain’s membership in the European Union hope that next month’s referendum will make June 23, 2016, a date as luminous in modern British history as May 3,... more »»
Are video games harming my child?
May 26, 2016 If you’re a parent with children at home, chances are you’re familiar with the question of “to allow or not to allow”: the huge dilemma parents face when deciding if they should let their kids play... more »»
A better way to run for president
May 26, 2016 The frustration of many voters over the way presidential candidates are selected has come to a head with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the presumptive nominees of their respective parties. more »»
Dear Bernie bullies, I’m so over you
May 25, 2016 In early August 1968, just weeks after Bobby Kennedy was killed, my father and I took a walk through the fields of my great-grandmother’s house and plotted my career. We didn’t know that at the tim. more »»
Morning Optimists of Marshalltown May 31, 2016
at The Brew House, 4 W. Boone St. more »