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[4 Jun 2010 | by Bailey Ketterman | 133 Comments]
[do] How to Plan a Successful Float Trip

While the “staycation” has gone out of vogue, the idea of an inexpensive getaway is always appealing. To this end, I bring you the float trip – a chance to escape from real life, unplug your electronic gadgets, and pretend you’re on a backwoods episode of “Man vs. Wild” for a weekend – only with booze and inner tubes. You know, really roughing it, American style! There are many places within a few hours’ driving distance of ICT that will take a very modest fee for plopping you …

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[16 May 2010 | by Bailey Ketterman | 15 Comments]
[primp] Spray Tanning

I abhor the sun. I mean, I give it props for lighting the world and everything, but its cancer-causing rays really bother me. I do enough damage to my body on my own, thank you very much, I don’t need any help from an ever-present orb in the sky. As a former lifeguard, my 25-year-old skin has already begun to show the effects of two decades of sun (and, yes, tanning-bed) worshipping. I’ve already had a much- too-close-for-comfort call with an itty-bitty place on my back; …

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[15 Apr 2010 | by Bailey Ketterman | 4 Comments]
[do] Planning a Wedding in Wichita

Weddings are memorable, historical, monumental events. At least to the bride. But it is her day, and it would do us all a bit of good to bow to her whims for just awhile. Want to help her out? Make a short list of suggestions that can be investigated in an afternoon and provide a range of prices. Below are a list of my personal favorites to get you started.
Where cakes are concerned, it’s difficult to beat Cameo Cakes (2403 W. 13th). They …

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[1 Apr 2010 | by Bailey Ketterman | 24 Comments]
[do] Planning a Bachelorette Party in Wichita

Somewhere between the scrapbooking party with your grandma and the phallus-laden shenanigans of bachelorette parties past, lies the perfect way to say sayonara to singledom.  While those both have their time and their place, I prefer to find a middle ground, or at least class up the crass festivities these parties are known for.  If you’re planning a bachelorette party, chances are you’ve got your hands full already; please allow me to take some pressure off with a few suggestions to entertain the bride-to-be.
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[24 Mar 2010 | by Bailey Ketterman | 10 Comments]
[do] Planning a Bridal Shower in Wichita

Ladies, it’s that time again. The time of year that is embraced by one woman and dreaded by the rest of the female population: wedding season! As you all get the inevitable phone calls to host the bridal shower of the year, please allow me to be your guide through the financial and logistical hell that is being a bridesmaid in ICT.
A theme is always important, and with a theme, picking out each individual element of the party begins to fall into place. While I am a huge …