A Glamorous, Functional Basement Remodel

August 14, 2017 · Posted In: Home Improvement, Omaha Home

Seeking a grand basement remodel, a client came to me with hopes of creating a unified space with smaller intimate areas instead of an open floor plan. The original space felt very disconnected with no […]

Living Large in the Backyard

July 31, 2017 · Posted In: At Home, Omaha Home

If there were but one thing to consider before building your very own epic backyard party central, equipped with all the essential grilling and barbecue fixtures, it is this: Your guests don’t have to live […]

Home Is Where the Oven Is

July 18, 2017 · Posted In: At Home, Home Improvement, Omaha Home

When Nicola Shartrand decides to spend a lazy summer morning with her two young children in their home near Lake Manawa, odds favor the happy trio baking sheets of cookies before noon in their newly […]

Omaha by Design

July 12, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Leaders, Neighborhoods

When a new West Omaha Wal-Mart was being proposed in 2000, Connie Spellman remembers, someone questioned the difference between its uninspired, big-box design and a Wal-Mart with gabled parapets, lots of windows, and other visual […]

Vintage Charm Restored

July 10, 2017 · Posted In: DIY Project, Omaha Home

As the saying goes, one woman’s trash is another woman’s treasure. Last year, I struck gold with two vintage chairs that I uncovered during a thrifting trip. The find just goes to show how little […]

Omaha Home Opener

June 21, 2017 · Posted In: At Home, Home

When summertime arrives, my husband and I have a tradition of inviting friends and family to our lakeside property to share food, sip cocktails, and watch fireworks. Summer get-togethers would not be the same without […]

The Next Generation 
of Family Farming

Posted In: At Home, Omaha Home

Surrounded by tomato seedlings, purple carrots, and strange-looking peppers—whatever’s freshest at Theilen Produce Gardens—Kristy Theilen is a blonde-dreadlocked ambassador for a farm that has been in her family since the 1800s. The cheerful 36-year-old and […]

Living with 
Livestock in Omaha

June 19, 2017 · Posted In: At Home, Omaha Home

Hungry for a taste of the simple life? You don’t have to sacrifice the convenient luxuries of living in the Omaha metro. Nick Batter, a lawyer who raises livestock in the Ponca Hills area, knows […]

California Dreaming In Omaha

June 13, 2017 · Posted In: Before & After, Home, Omaha Home

Mary Anne and Jerry McCrea had to make a decision when they got transferred to Palm Springs, California. Should they sell their 1990s time-capsule of a home during the market downturn of 2010? Or, should […]

A New Day Arisen

June 7, 2017 · Posted In: North Omaha, Omaha Magazine

Kelly Hill stands on the corner of 30th and Lake streets admiring Salem Baptist Church’s towering cross, which looms over the landscape. A member of the church for more than 15 years, Kelly grew up […]


 
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