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 forgiveness came quickly when he told them about his $60,000 profit.


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 wife, Sarah, built their dream home in 1878 on 640 acres near the town of Malta Bend.
The Blosser family came and went, and time leeched away the color and life from the home. A restoration of historic proportions is now complete.


Timing is key with landscape maintenance

If you have thousands of dollars invested into your outdoor living space, it’s important to have a maintenance plan in mind. The life expectancy of a landscape changes drastically based on how it is maintained.


New Cambria House Spans Centuries, Many Generations

Like most old houses, a two-story home built around 1890 in New Cambria has layer upon layer of stories—both the kind you tell and the kind you build.


A Unique B&B

You could be the new owner of the Recess Inn Bed & Breakfast in Ethel, Missouri.


Stay in a 125-Year-Old Farmhouse

The Weber Farm has been in the family since 1892, and now you can book a reservation at the property.