Chillicothe shop woos quilters and fabric artists

As the owner of The Salty Hippo in Chillicothe, Amy Jackson combines state of-the-art screen-printing equipment, top-drawer graphic design talent, and inspiration from Mother…


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Dresses For Success

For dozens of young women in the Sikeston area, the prom experience begins in Leilani Smith’s garage.


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Missouri Life Q&A: The Good Steward

Bob Yapp bought his first house while he was still in high school and conveniently forgot to tell his parents about the purchase. He eventually confessed to his parents, and…


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LIVING COLOR: The Henry Blosser House

Henry Blosser was three generations removed from his Swiss ancestors, but that didn’t stop the nineteenth-century land speculator from celebrating his heritage when he and his…


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A Plant Killer Confesses

There are stories in the March/April 2022 issue of Missouri Life magazine that celebrate gardening, and frankly, that makes me uneasy. I’m afraid my proximity to successful…


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My Missouri Life

Missouri Life magazine's new editor-in-chief, Sandy Selby, greets readers through the My Missouri Life column. I popped up from my nest of pillows and books in the back of the…


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Henry Blosser House and Barn photo slideshow

The Henry Blosser House and Barn near Malta Bend had been abandoned and neglected for years when new owners Dr. Art and Carolyn Elman stepped in to preserve these architectural…


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Columbia Cherishes its Past

Columbia always has an eye on its future, but it cherishes the stories of its past. You can get an in-person glimpse of history at these Columbia locales.


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Convivial Columbia’s Wine, Beer, and Spirits Offerings

Columbia has become a hub for fine wine, beer and spirits. We’ll drink to that!


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Create a Feast in Columbia

Are you having fun with your food? Columbians are, and you will, too, when you visit these delish destinations for foodies.


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