Play Ball!

August 23, 2014 · Posted In: Family, Fitness, Health, HerFamily, Parenting

The initial excitement of having a son or daughter play on their first sports team can sometimes be counterbalanced by concerns that a child may not be fully prepared to enjoy the experience. Dan Chipps, Creighton […]

Pedal Power

August 22, 2014 · Posted In: Business, Encounter, Fitness, Health

Looking for a new and convenient way to motor around the city, but without the motor? B-Cycle, the popular bike-sharing program that is an effort of Live Well Omaha, has recently added three new pop-up […]

Don’t Try This At Home

August 21, 2014 · Posted In: DIY Project, Family, Health, HerFamily

Better living through chemicals.” It was arguably the motto of a generation at the time DEET was first introduced to Americans in 1957. However, humans had figured out how to keep mosquitos and other pests […]

Melanie Smith

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

What do Lady Gaga’s posse, the cast of Wicked, and the Oscar-winning actress Ellen Burstyn have in common? Melanie Smith. Smith cuts and styles a mean head of hair. And she wields a makeup brush […]

Hudl Up

NorthStar Foundation

Posted In: Family, Lifestyle, Nonprofit, Omaha Magazine

Ten-year-olds aren’t much known for the use of subtleties in choosing their words. So when Caleb Robinson calls himself “the poster boy” for the NorthStar Foundation, you can bet that he means it in a […]

Old World Vintage Placemats

August 19, 2014 · Posted In: DIY Project, Home, OmahaHome

Decoupage is making a comeback (Or, maybe it never left?). For me, it’s always made for an enjoyable art project. And, if done right, decoupage can be used to create some very cool home décor. […]

More than the ABCs

Posted In: Education, Family, HerFamily, Parenting

Little 5-year-old Emma already knows her ABCs. Well, most of them.  And she can count to five.  Sometimes all the way to seven. But is she really ready for kindergarten? Academic ability is only one […]

Marks Bistro

Apollon’s Creed

August 17, 2014 · Posted In: Uncategorized

The Apollon is not dinner theater. What, then, is it? It could be a tea party with the Mad Hatter, the last supper on a soon-to-sink Titanic, a journey to King Arthur’s Court…every show is […]