Tag: April 2018

Three Dynamic Destinations

By land Kenoa Exclusive Beach Spa & Resort   |   Barra de Sao Miguel, Brazil When to travel: June to Sept.  When to book: 3-6 months before Why Kenoa Exclusive Beach Spa & Resort: Relax in tranquility at this exclusive Brazilian beachfront resort. Between pristine tropic rainforests and stretches of deserted […]

Leading the Way

Caroline Gomel, Age 16   Life has a way of opening new doors when others close. For sixteen-year-old Caroline Gomel, she worried that when she stopped showing horses competitively, she wouldn’t be able to be around them anymore. But that changed when a friend told her about the Heartland Equine […]

Winning Duo

Lauren Camenzind | 8th Grade  |  DC West It seems logical that Lauren Camenzind—a  few minutes older than her sister Hannah—is considered the impatient twin. But when it comes to softball, that theory is debunked by the realization that Lauren is a shortstop and catcher. The very nature of her […]

Mad Skills

One of the most popular family TV shows for the past several years has been American Ninja Warrior. Kids especially love the thrill of watching athletes try to complete demanding obstacle courses. It’s also what inspired local entrepreneur Casey Miller, along with his brother Joel, to create a place where […]

The First Ever BMW X2

Turn It Over. The inverted kidney grilles create a bold new look, for a fresh take on a distinctive icon. Positioned low like a coupe, the chrome frame and black high-gloss bars of the grille add to the focused, energetic appearance of the X2 — barely containing the power within. […]

Cutting Edge Art

For many artists, such as painters and photographers, their medium is expressed on paper. But for local artist Danielle Easdale, the paper is the art itself. For many years she has been hand-carving layers of paper to create unique portraits and images that have an unbelievable 3D quality to them […]

Grand Hill-top Home

One of the most coveted views in West Omaha is one that overlooks the Elkhorn River bluff. Only a few homes can boast having that view while still enjoying privacy, and one in particular has an especially exquisite combination of both. Situated on top of a hill along Skyline Drive […]

Why Hire an Interior Designer?

Everyone wants to live in a home that is a beautiful reflection of his or her own personal taste. What they might not realize is that just as importantly, your home should also perform perfectly to fit your lifestyle. Achieving this functional aesthetic may sound next to impossible, and that’s […]

The “Write” Plan

Smart gift planning includes combining a donor’s charitable intent with income tax efficiency. As a donor, you want to assure you are maximizing your gifts to your favorite charities, while also maximizing your personal income tax benefits. Gifts of long-term appreciated assets can achieve both objectives. A gift of property […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The bar: Trio: Cocktails and Company The bartender: Christen Kotschwar The drink: The Sweet Pepper Skiffle; People’s Choice Award Winner of the 2018 Perfect Pour Craft Cocktail Competition benefitting Nebraska Children.     Step 1: What you need   2 oz. Plymouth Gin ¾ oz. Homemade sweet pepper syrup stewed […]