How much to spend on a wedding gift
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I’ve got lots of weddings to attend — some requiring significant travel and hotel costs. I’m not complaining about that (well, I am a little) but after I’ve spent hundreds or even more than $1,000 to be there for my friends, how much is enough to spend on a wedding gift? I don’t want to look cheap but I also don’t want to be on a weeks-long ramen-from-the-microwave diet when I get home from the festivities.
Want your nails painted but short on time, money?
DALLAS — A robot that can paint nails is making its retail debut at a few Target stores in Dallas-Fort Worth.
8 bargains hidden inside ugly inflation report
Buzz: With inflation running at a 40-year high — an ugly 8.6% nationally — one would think everything is pricier. Actually, 93% of the 333 items tracked in the monthly inflation report were more expensive in May than they were a year ago.
Ex-Etiquette: How to be supportive when your co-parent is ill
Q. My ex has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. It makes it very difficult to co-parent. Will the courts grant me full custody when the other parent has a diagnosis like that? What’s good ex-etiquette?
How a heat pump can cool your house in summer
As temperatures and energy bills spike this summer, it might be time to consider installing a heat pump. Despite its name, a heat pump cools your home as well as warming it in winter, but the device is far more efficient than a conventional air conditioner and fossil fuel furnace.
Men’s Wellness: Being proactive, annual care key to maintaining health
When thinking about men’s health, many people tend to think about heart disease or ailments that that affect men as they age, such as an enlarged prostate or prostate cancer.
Can I get my flu shot and COVID booster at the same time?
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A spike in flu cases across the country, along with another COVID-19 surge, is leaving more people vulnerable to catching some form of disease — especially those who aren’t vaccinated.
Featured events coming up in the Lima region
African Experience Charity Gala
Man finds remains of a historic battlefield in his driveway
SEFFNER, Fla. ― It initially seemed like a child’s treasure-hunting tale.
The Moth: a story-telling movement with a new book on narrative skills
ATLANTA — One day Catherine Burns was sitting in the passenger seat of her friend Alex’s car, parked at a mini-mart, waiting for him to emerge with a cup of coffee.