2017 4th of July Celebrations

2017 4th of July Celebrations

Food, family, friends, and fun: the ingredients to a perfect Fourth of July. On this day when we come together as a country, letting freedom ring with celebrations of all kinds, from parades and rodeos to magnificent fireworks shows; let us help you find the fun in Billings and beyond! 2017 4th of July Celebrations […]

Birthday Party Roundup

Birthday Party Roundup

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s June 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  Our comprehensive directory includes everything you need to plan your next celebration, all in one convenient place. With something for all ages and stages, this guide will make organizing your next soiree a piece of […]

Father’s Day Six-Pack Caddy

Father’s Day Six-Pack Caddy

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s June 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article and photos by Amanda Bowe What do you get for the man who has everything or the one who is difficult to buy for? Rather than hopping online or browsing the stores this Father’s […]

The significance of the positive male influence

The significance of the positive male influence

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s June 2017 issue. June cover story! Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Katie Backer photo by Jana Graham Photography C.S. Lewis once said, “We are what we believe we are.” This short yet profound statement can hold a punch. Young people today […]

Cook This: Father’s Day Grilling

Cook This: Father’s Day Grilling

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s June 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article and photos by Carole Davenport Father’s Day in Germany finds the men spending all day together in the pubs drinking. Here in the US, it’s more traditional for dads across the country to be […]

A very merry un-birthday to you: Celebrating half birthdays

A very merry un-birthday to you: Celebrating half birthdays

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s June 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Rebecca Stewart When I think of celebrating half birthdays, visions of the Mad Hatter and his merry crew celebrating very merry un-birthdays dance through my head. (This would be incorrect, apparently, as un-birthdays […]

Road Trip: Welcome to Seattle

Road Trip: Welcome to Seattle

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s June 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Aimee Andren photos by Stephanie Toews Seattle, Washington, otherwise known as the Emerald City (Called the Queen City until 1981, when a contest declared the city’s new nickname to be the Emerald City) […]

6 cool party themes for teens and tweens

6 cool party themes for teens and tweens

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s June 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Pam Molnar As my teenage daughter’s birthday was approaching, I asked her if she wanted to have a party with some friends. “I guess,” she answered in her typical non-committal way. While she […]

5 tips for NICU parents

5 tips for NICU parents

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s June 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Katie Backer photo courtesy of Andrea Johnson A visit to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), whether expected or not, can take an emotional toll on parents. Oftentimes families can be caught off […]

Alzheimer’s: Out of the shadows

Alzheimer’s: Out of the shadows

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s June 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Brooke Wagner It’s called “The Long Goodbye” and rightfully so. Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior; much different than the gradual decline that can occur […]

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