At Home in Central Illinois

Splendid landscapes

Photographer's work shows beauty of Central Illinois

Story:Jodi Heckel

Family oasis

Sandra and David Lampert have filled their property with trees, shade plants, and annual and perennial flowers.

Story:Jodi Heckel

Photos:Robin Scholz

Transformation

A historic Urbana home was resurrected after a fire

Story:Bridget Broihahn

Photos:Heather Coit

Cultivating a peaceful spot

Margaret Dillon grows colorful flowers she loves that are easy to care for.

Story:Jodi Heckel

Photos:Heather Coit

Crowning Glory

Milliner creates bonnet with frills upon it for Derby-goers.

Story:Jodi Heckel

Photos:Heather Coit

Spicing things up for 25 years

Authentic Mexican dishes, margaritas a specialty at Fiesta Cafe.

Story:Jodi Heckel

Photos:Robert K. O'Daniell

An Old World feel

A major remodeling and expansion project completely changes look of home.

Story:Jodi Heckel

Photos:John Dixon

Opening her eyes

Hua Nian persevered in her love of art, from her childhood in China to making and teaching art today.

Story:Amy Hassinger

Photos:Robert K. O'Daniell

The Lodge on Hill

A former Masonic Lodge offers luxury apartments.

Story:Jodi Heckel

Photos:Robin Scholz

Singin’ in the shower

A new showerhead lets you listen to your playlist in the shower.

Story:Jodi Heckel