Nothing should get in the way of a good time — whether it’s an impromptu picnic in the backyard or a standing outdoor concert date with friends.
The sun-warmed fruit is an inspiring ingredient.
It's also more than a full-time job for Bob and Janelle Goding.
It’s time to de-borify your wardrobe. Nothing outlandish, mind you. Just a boost in style, color, fit and comfort.
The plain old yolk is an astounding condiment. Here are three recipes to prove it.
Love seats and sofas with thick cushions have taken over tables when it comes to outdoor living.
Nina Campbell, Christian Tortu and Sam Sifton are headlining the September event at Omaha's botanical center.
Sabine Kantenseter of North Platte has a centipede, a true scorpion, one whip scorpion, three tail-less whip scorpions and about 20 tarantulas.
Sarah Voss and Daniel Sullivan's home is an original, they say, just like them. And everything has a story.
As Valentine’s Day — the gem of all holidays — approaches, here are five nuggets about colored stones.
Grandmother's flair for entertaining makes lasting impression on Omahan's gracious living.
Forget about Mauro Fiore’s Oscar. In their Elkhorn neighborhood, the Fiores have another claim to fame. “We’re known as the chicken family,’’ daughter Olivia announces.
The elevator door slides open, and a first-time visitor almost reels back, assaulted by sensory overload. Gone was the generic look of the apartment building’s ground floor. This landing is an Aladdin’s cave of paintings and sculptures – a taste of the treasures within the home of Monte and Duane Thompson.
Our collective love affair with outdoor living spaces shows no sign of slowing. It wasn’t long ago that the outdoors was primarily for children, grilling and the occasional summer holiday celebration. Now, it’s an ideal way to expand the square footage of your home without adding on.
Designers and homeowners alike are extolling the merits of an unplugged relaxation space where human beings can congregate and converse old school, without digital distractions, ugly and obtrusive wires, and space-robbing consumer electronics.
The competitive urge doesn’t just compel athletes and rival companies to try harder. New research suggests that, when it comes to home improvement, homeowners are driven by the need to compete with the folks next door.
In America, starches are the Rodney Dangerfields of the food world: They get no respect. Despite being the bedrocks of cuisines around the globe, they are never seen as the superstars of meals here.
Monte Thompson's garden is filled with artwork and flowers of all types.
As the Gershwin tune goes, “it’s summertime, and the livin’ is easy.” Only it’s not so easy when you’re trying to relax in the backyard and the sun’s rays beat down mercilessly on your skin, refreshments and patio or deck surfaces. That’s when you need to take cover in the cool shadows — if you have a means of making shade, that is.
Scaling back seemed more sensible. So this long-retired Council Bluffs couple set out to do just that. But finding a house with an existing formal garden changed their plan.
Meet three local fanatics of America's favorite shade-loving perennial.
Chef Chad Lebo offers three recipes exclusively for Inspired Living Omaha magazine.
Keeping key spaces in and around your home neat and organized is no easy task — just take a peek inside a typical child’s bedroom, storage closet or garage for proof.
Gardeners are chomping at the bit to get out in their yards now that spring has arrived and the weather is warming up.
Disasters always happen at the most inopportune moments; a pipe bursts while you’re on vacation or the heat goes out in the middle of winter. Unfortunately, many of us wait until something goes wrong to start looking for a contractor, which means we’re stuck with whoever is available at that moment — no matter their price, reputation or workmanship.
Shopping for a mattress involves more than just jumping on floor models for one that feels right. Customization, trendy fabrics and convenient designs all contribute to your mattress experience.
Kirt Soll wanted a one-of-a-kind house. “I didn’t want it to look like anybody else’s,’’ he says. “I wanted it to be my house.’’
The long procession of cars snaking through the Bohemian Cemetery isn't to mark the passing of a loved one. It’s the start of a new life for millions of bees, and a big day for Omaha beekeepers.
Who knew pigs can pout. Or be there when you need them. When Sam Trummer feels sad or sick, she can always count on Forest, her 160-pound pot belly-Juliana cross.
Eating like America’s favorite homesteader, Laura Ingalls Wilder, may not be for the faint of heart. Few would find fault with the cured hams hickory-smoked in a hollow log. And tucking into some fire-warm bread, fruit preserves and cheese cut right from the wheel would not bother many souls.
Robyn and Scott Thorson welcomed five chickens to their Dundee home in June 2016.