• Summer Is Here!
    While some of us dream of barbecues, swimming and basking in the sun, others are dreading the heat, humidity and bugs of a mid-Missouri summer.   With summer upon us, I’m one who looks forward to the sunshine and time spent outdoors and with family.… Read More
  • On Reading
    Long before I started writing books, I used to read them, obsessively and passionately. I still do. The good news is that it is an excellent time to be a reader. Now you can carry whole libraries with you on your laptop, tablet, e-reader or… Read More
  • Life After the Last Call
    Photos by Anthony Jinson and Keith Borgmeyer Leigh Britt suddenly lost her husband, Lt. Bruce Britt of the Columbia Fire Department, in a tragic building collapse on Feb. 22, 2014. She opened up to Columbia Home about loss, love and what her life looks like… Read More
  • The Trail In Detail
    Illustrations by Tifani Carter Columbia is home to some seriously awesome trails. Whether you’re craving a scenic bike ride down the MKT, an invigorating jog along Bear Creek or a leisurely stroll on the beautiful Scott’s branch, there is a trail for everyone in CoMo.… Read More
The Dish: Erica’s Pasta Salad

The Dish: Erica’s Pasta Salad

Pair this with Brad’s Burgers for the perfect summer combo! Ingredients: • 1 box garden rotini • ½ green pepper • ½ red pepper • ½ red onion • 1… Read More

Backyard Bash

Backyard Bash

The Fourth of July brings visions of beautiful fireworks lighting up the night sky while people celebrate America’s birthday with loved ones. A great Fourth of July celebration has a… Read More

Day in the Life of a Barista

Day in the Life of a Barista

By the time 10 a.m. rolls around, Dale Bassham has already downed more cups of coffee and shots of espresso than most of us consume in a day, but it’s… Read More