Crafty Concrete

June 12, 2019 · Posted In: DIY Project, OmahaHome

Sophisticated is a not a word that typically comes to mind with the word “concrete.” But these days, concrete is making appearances in places other than sidewalks and patios.  There is a difference between cement […]

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Omaha Home

June 11, 2019 · Posted In: Lifestyle, OmahaHome

“Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.” – Thomas Paine The July/August issue is one of my favorites. It reminds me of growing up […]

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OmahaHome Entryway

May 23, 2019 · Posted In: Lifestyle, OmahaHome

Think of your entryway as your very own 3-D welcome mat—the first impression to your home. I began my own entryway project after sweeping and washing things down. I then painted a bright new color […]

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OmahaHome Entryway

April 30, 2019 · Posted In: Home, Lifestyle, OmahaHome

“Life is 10 percent what happens to me and 90 percent how I react to it.” —Charles R. Swindoll As I lay in bed on March 16, little did I know my spring DIY project […]

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OmahaHome Entryway

February 25, 2019 · Posted In: Home, Lifestyle, OmahaHome

“The space in which we live should be for the person we are becoming now, not for the person we were in the past.” —Marie Kondo There is an apocryphal quote often attributed to Buddha, […]

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OmahaHome Entryway

January 4, 2019 · Posted In: Home, OmahaHome

“New Year—a new chapter, new verse, or just the same old story? Ultimately we write it. The choice is ours!” —Alex Morritt It’s time to take the Christmas lights down and put the house back […]

Happy January Home Hacks

December 28, 2018 · Posted In: At Home, DIY Project, Home

Start the year fresh with these quick, helpful cleaning hacks. Hacks in general exploded in popularity when websites such as BuzzFeed and Pinterest started pitching them at us. This made finding housekeeping hacks incredibly easy, […]

Setting the Table

October 24, 2018 · Posted In: DIY Project, Family, OmahaHome

Let’s face it, there isn’t much enthusiasm for Grandma’s china these days. Fine chinaware is a forgotten treasure for many families. Too many Generation Xers and baby boomers are content to treat their kitchen islands […]

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OmahaHome Entryway

Posted In: Family, Home, OmahaHome

“All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost.” —J.R.R. Tolkien With the holiday […]

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OmahaHome Entryway

August 20, 2018 · Posted In: Home, OmahaHome, People

For me, fall is the embodiment of comfort. I love the warm and cozy feeling of autumn snuggled in between the harsh Midwestern summer and winter.  The first sign of dropping temperature starts to turn […]