• An overnight oat pudding that makes a healthy breakfast easy

    Updated: Mon, Mar 2, 2015

    The trick to making a nutritious breakfast a daily habit is never being more than 60 seconds away from something healthy. Because in the morning rush, it's too easy to grab something unhealthy. Lately, my go-to quick and healthy choice has been oat pudding, mostly because my kids love...

  • 98-year old Eric Bransby will leave trail of murals in Colorado Springs, across the country

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 59 min ago

    Mural artist Eric Bransby hasn't let anything deter him from his craft. The list of potential disruptions dates back decades: parents who didn't support his artistic interest, being drafted into military service during World War II and an art culture that suddenly changed direction...

  • Book by pastor casts doubt on accounts of heaven

    By Carla Hinton The Oklahoman -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Many people wonder what happens when someone dies. Is there an afterlife? Does hell exist? What's heaven like? The Rev. Mark Hitchcock thinks the public's innate curiosity about death accounts for the popularity of books about near-death experiences and people claiming to have...

  • Troop honors 7 teens who stuck it out to earn Eagle Scout rank

    By ryan maye handy ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    When 16-year-old John Gaebler got up to thank his parents for supporting him along the road to becoming an Eagle Scout, he decided to start with a little honesty. "I almost quit Boy Scouts when I was in the sixth grade," said Gaebler. "And I'm so glad I didn't." Gaebler, the son of...

  • Hoop-la: Embroidery's back, with some modern twists

    The Associated Press -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Hand embroidery is making a comeback, but what crafters are doing with needle and thread transcends the "Home Sweet Home" samplers of yesteryear. They're using innovative designs and materials to take embroidery to artistic realms. Scroll through websites such as Pinterest or Etsy...

  • Drive-thru review: You'll get hooked on Burger King's Spicy Big Fish Sandwich

    By Ken Hoffman King Features Syndicate -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    The Spicy Big Fish Sandwich is not what I expected. I figured that Burger King would go the Wendy's route and use spicy breadcrumbs to bring the heat. Instead, BK simply slathers its regular Big Fish fillet with an up-tempo, creamy, spicy sauce to carry the payload. Here's the...

  • J.K. Simmons' touching Oscars message: Call your folks

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS - stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Call your parents. It's been said so many times before, but when actor J.K. Simmons chose to share the simple message last week during his Academy Award acceptance speech, he inspired a Hallmark moment with Hollywood might and a viral trajectory. "Everybody, call your mom. Call...

  • Mumford & Sons to headline two-day music festival in Salida

    By Matt Miller, heyreverb.com
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Mumford & Sons will headline a two-day, one-time music festival in Salida, Colo., the band announced Monday morning. The festival is part of the band’s series of moving music festivals called Gentlemen of the Road Stopovers, which will also be held in four other...

  • More than 60 Indiana counties have travel advisories

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — More than 60 Indiana counties have issued travel advisories because of potential hazardous driving conditions as residents dig out from a storm that dumped up to 8 inches or more of snow in some areas. Clark County, just north of Louisville, Kentucky, was the only...

  • Dear Donna: Boyfriend has concerns over 'honey-do' list

    By Donna Shugrue Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Mon, Mar 2, 2015

    Dear Donna, I have been seeing a girl for a couple of months, and we are getting along great. At the end of our last date, she handed me a "honey do" list and asked if I could help with some things around her house. I said I would. Then I got home and read the list of eight things,...