The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on November 18, 1981 · Page 14
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Living Today The Salina Journal Dinner is served TABLE TALK — Above, a round double pedestal table and china cabinet turn one end of a living room into a dining area. On the right, a breakfast nook is an all-meal dining area. Below, in a roomy entry foyer, oak-finished Colonial chairs and a space-saving drop-leaf table can be used for dining. You don't need a separate dining room. Almost any modest-sized corner of your home or apartment will do for dining. The first trick, of course, ia to select furniture that's light in scale and will serve your needs. Because it originally was designed to fit into the cottage-size rooms of the settlers, early American furniture is a good choice. Saving space When you're choosing table styles, consider a drop-leaf because the leaves can be droped flat when the table isn't in use, thus saving valuable space. This kind of table is ideal for a foyer that's used for dining. A round table has virtues too. It will take up less space than a rectangular one. Choose one with a leaf or two so it can be expanded into an oval for special occasions. If your dining table will be placed against a wall, however, a rectangular table is your best choice. If spaced is limited, use bridge tables for dinner parties, stashing them under the bed or in a closet when not in use. Straight-back chairs take up a minimum of space, but if dining chairs also will be used for living area seating, open arm chairs provide more comfort. If space permits, a narrow hutch is a perfect addition for storing china and linens. Where do you place your dining table? If there's room, it can go in a corner of the living room, in the breakfast nook, or in a foyer. Club Calendar WEDNESDAY Better Breathing Club, 7 p.m. meeting, Sunflower Room, St. John's Hospital, 139 N. Penn. For membership information, contact Patti Aumick, 8275591 (ext. 120). THURSDAY Chapter BW of PEG, 12:30 p.m. lunch.-Salina Country Club. A 1:30 p.m. business meeting will follow at the home of Mrs. Whitley Austin, 133 Overhill. Retired Military Wives Club, 6:30 p.m. dinner, Red Coach West. Legal Secretaries of Salina, 6:30 p.m. board meeting; 6:45 p.m. dinner, Susan Kline, 735 Moundview. A membership meeting will follow. Parents Without Partners, Inc., 6:30 p.m. meeting, 2445 S. 9th. Eagles Auxilary, 6:30 p.m. covered- dish dinner, 8 p.m. meeting, Aerie Home. Go and Grow Al-Anon Family Group, 7:30 p.m. meeting, Christ Cathedral, 138 S. 8th. Adult children and others are welcome. -Praying Hands Al-Anon, 9:30 a.m. 12- step meeting, Bel Air Southern Baptist Church, 1100 W. Cloud (basement). iThursday Nighters Al-Anon, 7:30 p;m. meeting, 132 S. 8th. Salina Masonic Lodge No. 60, 7 p.m. special communications and degree work, Masonic Temple. Visitors are welcome. ;TOPS Kan., 125, 6:30 p.m. weigh-in, Bel Air Southern Baptist Church, 1100 W. Cloud. .Will Power Diet Club, 6:15 p.m. meeting, YWCA. TOPS Kan., 695, 7 p.m. meeting, 255 N. 10th. For more information, call 8278681. Overeaten Anonymous, 7:30 p.m. meeting, third floor dining room, St. John's Hospital. IOOF Lodge 28, 8 p.m. meeting, ICOF Hall, 401 E. Walnut. FRIDAY Saline County Chapter of the American Association of Retired Persons, 11:30 a.m. lunch/meeting, Leisure Yean Center. Pauline Meador will speak on activities recommended for senior citizens. There will be a newspaper pickup at the center. Lunch reservations should be made before Thursday noon by calling 827-3055. Church Calendar Organizing your kitchen tools If you spend half your cooking time looking for ingredients, cooking utensils and small appliances, you might consider changing your kitchen organization. A few simple tips can help you arrange kitchen tools to cut down on cooking time and frustration. First, place items near where you use them. For Instance, ideally you'd store dishes and flatware on shelves and in drawers near both your eating area and your sink or dishwasher. You could place spices and condiments, flour, sugar and other cooking ingredients above or below the counter where you mix cakes and prepare meatloaf. Cleaning aids would also appear near areas where they are used. For instance, you might want soap on a shelf near the sink and oven cleaner in a safe cupboard out of the reach of children, near the oven. Next, arrange items on shelves and in cupboads in the order of most frequent use. Placing the most frequently used items in the front part of the most accessible cabinets, shelves and drawers prevents such frustrations as having to move the broken waffle iron to find your favorite frypan. An easy way to arrange kitchen tools is to begin in each work area (sink, stove, food preparation area, etc.), then arrange from the center of the area outward, placing items you use most frequently nearest the center of the area in which you use them. For instance, you would place items used daily at the stove near the stove. Hot pads, spatulas and other cooking tools might hang on hooks on an accessible wall over the stove, while salt, pepper and other condiments used daily might rest on a spice rack or in a cupbord beside the stove. In the next most accessible places, items used weekly might appear. For instance, special vegetable steamer pans might be stored on shelves higher or lower and further away than items used daily. You'd place less frequently used items, such as a seldom-used gourmet pan, or a special grill, on the highest and lowest shelves and in corners hardest to reach. Make your own granola cereal For a new twist, concoct granola with your favorite whole-grain flake cereal. Add raisins or another finely chopped dried fruit, chopped walnuts, shredded coconut and sunflower-seed kernels, proportioning as you wish. Wednesday, November 18,1981 — The Salina Journal Page 15 THURSDAY Esther Group of the Immanuel Lutheran Church Women, 2 p.m. meeting, Dorothy Youngquist, 829 E. Minneapolis. Maxine Tillberg will give the lesson. Grand Avenue United Methodist Church Women, 1:30 p.m. circle meetings at the following locations: Rebecca Circle, Leeta Nonken, 615 N. 13th; Ruth Circle, Helen Fulton, 621 N. 12th; Martha Circle, 706 Custer. Send your news tip to The Salina Journal, Sis in prizes awarded every week. 1019 North 9th St. PhOM 827-2581 medley's Fresh Crisp Celery Bunch Sweet Potatoes TV Grade A CalH. Navel Oranges 15 For Freeh Fancy Cranberries Columbia Winchester Turkeys Bacon Sausage 12 to 14 Lb. Avg. 12 Oz. Pkg. Center Cut Pork Chops, Smoked 69 Pork Loin Roast. Pork Winchester Boneless Picnics Steak Ham faatpolnt Whole .. if AC Oysters ?&l9 I.6.A. Cranberry Sauce Bruce'a Yams 400i. ..Can 99 Croutettes Stuffing. 68' vv •rown 'n Serve Rolls ltP»tl»*ll 59 I.Q.A. Sour g Cream carton TV Whipped Topping, Banquet Pumpkin Pie - 69 Have You Been Shopping „, VERNEDA'S Lately? 114-ASo. 7th 827-0831 RALPH WEIGH Bonds - Insurance Phone 827-29O6 11 5 taif Iron First Presbyterian Church Women, circle meetings, Circles 3 and 4, 9:30 a.m. meeting, at the church; Circle 5, 9:30 a.m., Bette Timmel, 433 Aullwood. The following will meet at 1:15 p.m.: Circle 7, Mildred Exline, 909 McAdams; Circle 8, lone Fuchs, 740 Morningside; Circle 9, Marge Me Adams, 2012 Norton. Learn how to take control of your own skincare at Estee Loader's TABLETOP CLINIC NOV. 23RD Estee Lauder's innovative Swiss Age-Controlling Skincare Program is a take-charge approach to beauty. It lets you work out, through a series of carefully formulated choices, what's best for the whole well- being of your skin. Hear all the news at Estee Lauder's fascinating new Tabletop Clinic. In our Cosmetic Department, November 23. Call, now for your appointment for free facial and consultation 913-8233721. While only nature controls the aging process, the Swiss Age-Controlling Skincare Program helps control the signs of aging and recall the youthful, vital appearance of Swiss Complexions via science. All products made in U.S.A. MISS HEIDI SCHICKLER Special Representative will be in our cosmetic department during this clinic. DOWNTOWN SAUNA K8J& Imagine One Card That Lets The Equity You've Built In Your Home Fulfill Your Needs, Realize Your Dreams ... The Visa Equity Caid With up to $50,000 line of credit ... or more. Ready when you're ready to use any or all of it to consolidate your bills, pay tuition, take a dream vacation, improve your home... any major purchase. (Your personal line of credit is determined by the equity you have in your home.) The Visa Equity Card isavailable in this area only through Colonial Savings. To learn more about how you can combine the equity in your home with the convenience and worldwide acceptance of a Visa card, call or come by any Colonial location. !j Your Visa Equity Card ... Probably all the financing youll ever need. CoUmlalSavings Corinth Square (Home Office) 4000 Somerset Drive Shawnee Mission, KS 66208 913/648-6500 Prairie Village 3948 West 69tfi Terrace Prairie Village, KS 66208 913/648-6500 Fairway Johnson Drive at Belinder Road Fairway, KS 66205 913/648-6500 Four Colonies 7900 Quivira Road Lenexa.KS 66215 913/648-6500 Oak Park 9700 Quivira Road Lenexa.KS 66215 913/648-6500 Great Bend Broadway at Morton Great Bend, KS 67530 316/792-5233 Lindsborg 202 North Main Lindsborg, KS 67456 913/227-2722 Salina 600 South Santa Fe Salina. KS 67401 913/825-1621

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