Tag: June 2018

Philanthropic Spirit

Teaching children to give back to their community is something that parents strive for. Often that spirit of giving isn’t realized until a child becomes an adult themselves. But 12-year-old Riley Deitloff comes by it naturally. Her grandmother had a career as a social worker, and her mother a guild […]

Taking Great Strides

Mazie Larsen  |  Senior Gretna High School   They say running is a way of life, and that has been the case for the Larsen family of Gretna. When high school senior Mazie was growing up, she watched her mom, Maureen, run local road races and cheer her on, and […]

Lofty Aspirations

Thomas Corpuz  |  Junior  |  Creighton Prep High School   One might think that as the only varsity pole vaulter at Creigton Prep, junior Thomas Corpuz wouldn’t have much to worry about. But in his eyes, he has big shoes to fill. Not only was his older brother, Michael, a […]

Affordable Luxury

In 1963, Joan Sorensen had a burning desire to be an interior designer and to have her own business. Not only was this during a time when a majority of women did not work outside of the home, but interior design was believed to be affordable to only the affluent. […]

The “Write” Plan

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law on December 22, 2017, doubling the amount a taxpayer may leave to his or her beneficiaries without paying the federal estate tax. However, this is one of the individual tax changes in the new law which “sunset” on December 31, […]

The 2018 MINI Countryman Plug-In Hybrid

The most spacious and versatile MINI ever, with our most advanced technology to date. A world-class TwinPower Turbo engine paired with the instant boost of an electric motor delivers unstoppable power, eALL4 all-wheel drive and the range to venture well beyond the everyday. Charging is optional. Electrifying MINI performance is […]

Great Escape

The best laid plans are often crafted over coffee with your spouse or cocktails with friends. It’s during those pleasurable moments when we decide to take that much-needed girls weekend, family vacation, or retirement bucket list trip. Deciding to get away is the easy part—choosing an exact itinerary and coordinating […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The bar: Herb Sainte The bartender: Austin The drink: Bon Vivant     Step 1: What you need   2 oz. Christian Bros VSOP Brandy 1 oz. lemon/raspberry gastrique ¼ oz. Fernet Branca ½ oz/ simple syrup   Step 2: Combine all ingredients   Step 3: Add ice and shake […]

Colorful Cuisine

Vibrant, bright, and relaxed are all ways to describe the atmosphere at Via Farina in downtown Omaha. Whether sitting inside the quaint pizzeria or outside on the café style patio, it’s easy to imagine you’re on a corner street in the heart of Italy, complete with yellow scooters parked outside […]

Three Dynamic Destinations

By land Hawaii with The Mark Travel Corporation When to travel: Dec. to April  When to book: 3-6 months in advance Hawaii with The Mark Travel Corporation: From hiking along otherworldly lava tunnels to swimming with sea turtles, the Hawaiian Islands offer adventure for everyone. Amazing local food options include […]