Tag: June 2022

Hip to be Square

Most entrepreneurs realize at an early age they have a knack for business. This was certainly the case for Nebraska native and owner of Square Donut, Elizabeth Pooley. At age 11 she started a business, breeding hamsters to sell to local pet stores so she could buy a pair of […]

A Beautiful Balance

Amid constant change and upheaval, work-life balance has taken a back seat to hustle, drive, and commitment as those in the culinary industry keep their heads down to stay afloat in challenging times. Slowly, many have made a conscious decision to step off the roller coaster and home in on […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The bar: Jukes Ale Works The bartender: Megan The drink: Beer Old Fashioned Step 1: What you need –       2 oz. bourbon –       .5 oz. Jukes Elkhorn Oil Stout simple syrup –       3 dashes orange bitters –       Orange garnish Step 2:Combine first three ingredients in cocktail mixing glass Step 3: […]

Custody 101

“Where are my kids going to live?” “Will I get to decide where my children go to school?” “Are my kids going to be OK?” These are all questions lawyers hear when discussing custody issues with clients in divorce and paternity cases.  There are two types of custody that are […]

Community of Camaraderie

Most people have experienced a degree of trauma in their life, and some of these traumas can leave a lasting impact and change their behavior. When you serve in the military, exposure to various traumas can lead to veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD.) While there are many ways […]

Transformation Haircuts

The warming of the Midwest may lead one to ponder a chop. Some of the hottest looks in the coming seasons are the off-the-shoulder bob, the bixie, and also the classic pixie cut.  The spring and fall fashion runways of New York, Milan, and many more, heavily featured the off-the-shoulder […]

Maximize your Money

Maybe you’ve heard it called “cash management.” Perhaps you’re doing it already, but you know there’s probably a more powerful way to make customer money work for you. We know small business owners are constantly juggling tasks throughout the day, and finances can cause headaches. But they don’t have to. […]

Worry-free Financials

For some, working in the corporate world is a safe and secure space: job security, competitive pay, and benefits are just some of the opportunities these careers can offer. For others, a long run in this type of environment can lead to pivotal moments in life that provoke a passion […]

The Power of Care at your Fingertips

For as long as she can remember, Jillian Ridpath had a passion for helping others. Her caring nature and ability to connect with people led her to find her true calling. As a nurse health coach at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE), Ridpath helps members navigate their […]

Let your Fireworks Display Dazzle

Well known for its love of fireworks, Nebraska’s pyrotechnics scene is gaining more traction every year. Avid fireworks enthusiasts and co-founders of Twisted Thunder, a fireworks supplier located in the Omaha area, Ryan Steffen and Mark Texel first set out to help put Nebraska on the map in 2018. In […]