Cozy Up with a Good Book

Find the perfect winter reading material at Columbia bookshops.


All Creatures Big and Small

Kim Carr has made her living from animal photography since 2010.


2019 Discover the Best of Missouri Life Awards

You voted. We counted. Now you can discover some best-kept secrets and surprises around the state in eight different categories, such as culture, destinations, food, lore and legend, and more.


The Feather Family in California, Missouri

This California, Missouri, company provides feathers to the world.


Book Review: Prairie Wildflowers

Prairie Wildflowers provides a companion on journeys through Missouri’s grasslands and beyond.


Springfield Artist Finds Her Passion in Water Media

Alicia Farris loves colorful city scenes and observing to find inspiration for her art.


Missouri Plein Artist Billyo O’Donnell Shares His Art

Meet the Missouri plein air artist who translates with paint.


Cruise Through Europe With Missouri Life!

Join Missouri Life editors and publishers Danita and Greg Wood on this fantastic trip of a lifetime! Have you ever wanted to cruise the Rhine River?


Rocheport Artist Shawn Palmer Creates Glass Artwork

Time and skill goes into creating the perfect glass artwork. Rocheport artist, Shawn Palmer, shares his craft.


A Farmington Artist Passes His Craft Through Generations

Farmington artist Brandon Warren teaches his son that good artists can make art anywhere and with whatever supplies are available.