pratttribune.com http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20121116/OPINION/121119404/1636/LIFESTYLE pratttribune.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:23:18 +0000 Our Favorite Anti-Aging Products http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20140423/NEWS/304239932/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:27:09 +0000 http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20140423/NEWS/304239932/1636/LIFESTYLE Lost in Suburbia: The handy husband http://www.pratttribune.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.pratttribune.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.pratttribune.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.pratttribune.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429831/1636/LIFESTYLE 12 Legitimate Reasons to Eat Organic http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20140422/NEWS/304229920/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:26:28 +0000 http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20140422/NEWS/304229920/1636/LIFESTYLE Dr. Elaine Heffner: Shame and guilt http://www.pratttribune.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.pratttribune.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429944/1636/LIFESTYLE Parents respond in different ways to what [...]]]> Family Time: Shoe-shopping tips for parents http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429989/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 http://www.pratttribune.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.pratttribune.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429994/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 http://www.pratttribune.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 at The Art Institute of Austin, suggests, "It is not uncommon to [...]]]>
9 Foods That Are Surprisingly Bad for Your Teeth http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20140421/NEWS/304219940/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 22:28:21 +0000 http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20140421/NEWS/304219940/1636/LIFESTYLE Home Help: Perk up your home with patterns http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429996/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 http://www.pratttribune.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 [...]]]>
Adorable Easter Treats to Make with Kids http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20140420/NEWS/304209972/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:27:16 +0000 http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20140420/NEWS/304209972/1636/LIFESTYLE Easter Candy and Chocolates: Our Favorites http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20140419/NEWS/304199972/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:26:37 +0000 http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20140419/NEWS/304199972/1636/LIFESTYLE Healthy Easter Brunch Recipes http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20140419/NEWS/304199975/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:25:51 +0000 http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20140419/NEWS/304199975/1636/LIFESTYLE Keep Your Sight Safe http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20140419/NEWS/304199973/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:25:51 +0000 http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20140419/NEWS/304199973/1636/LIFESTYLE Keep Your Sight Safe http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20140419/NEWS/304199974/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:25:51 +0000 http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20140419/NEWS/304199974/1636/LIFESTYLE Born: Grady Lee Green http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20140419/LIFESTYLE/140419185/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 +0000 http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20140419/LIFESTYLE/140419185/1636/LIFESTYLE
Layne, 5, and Landon, 1 1/2, welcome their brother.

Grandparents are Dick and Connie Adelhardt, Nashville, and Todd and Jana Green, Zenda.

Great-grandmothers are Louise [...]]]>
Selecting and Caring for Your Easter Lily http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20140418/NEWS/304189937/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Sat, 19 Apr 2014 04:25:42 +0000 http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20140418/NEWS/304189937/1636/LIFESTYLE Health Watch: Learn more about shingles http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419639/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 http://www.pratttribune.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 [...]]]>
Born: Ivan Stark Fahrenbruch http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20140417/LIFESTYLE/140419326/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:08:16 +0000 http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20140417/LIFESTYLE/140419326/1636/LIFESTYLE
He is welcomed by Brianna, 17, McKenzie, 14, Esperanza, 13, and Modesta, 11.

Grandparents are Jeanine and Dale Thomas, Belvidere, the late David Michael Saunstaere, Jeanne McFee, Wichita, Les and Sue [...]]]>
Born: Elsie Ann Ruckle http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20140417/LIFESTYLE/140419327/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:06:15 +0000 http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20140417/LIFESTYLE/140419327/1636/LIFESTYLE
Grandparents are Jack and Diane Thimesch, Cunningham, and Jason and Tricia Ruckle, Pratt.

Great-grandparents are Larry and Mary Ann Ruckle and Sam and Mary Jean Theis, all of Cunningham.
Fire up the grill safely http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20140417/LIFESTYLE/140419331/1636/LIFESTYLE?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:40:02 +0000 Gale Rose http://www.pratttribune.com/article/20140417/LIFESTYLE/140419331/1636/LIFESTYLE
Nothing quite equals the taste of food cooked on an outdoor grill. But grilling is more than just starting up the grill and throwing on a couple of steaks.

Grilling accidents cause injuries and fires every year. Cooks need to follow safety [...]]]>