4 Rules of Playground Etiquette

4 Rules of Playground Etiquette

Have you ever noticed that Band-Aid in the drinking fountain at the local playground? What about that one kid hiding under the slide, piling rocks up at the opening? We’ve all experienced either or both of these situations, or something even worse while visiting a playground or kid-friendly zone. Let me start by recognizing: kids […]

The Fieldhouse Cafe Creamed Corn Recipe

The Fieldhouse Cafe Creamed Corn Recipe

from the pages of the September 2015 issue of Simply Family Magazine. Check out the digital edition, here! photos by jana graham photography Print the Recipe: Cook This-The Fieldhouse Cafe Creamed Corn Recipe Tucked away on Minnesota Avenue in downtown Billings, The Fieldhouse Café aims for quality, serving up a large portion of local fine dining. […]

Mark your calendar! Billings Buddy Walk 2015

Mark your calendar! Billings Buddy Walk 2015

Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 3rd at 11am so you can join this year’s Buddy Walk! The Buddy Walk celebrates Down syndrome Awareness Month (October) and promotes acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome. This walk marks Billings’ 6th year promoting this special event. The walk takes place at ZooMontana and participants can […]

Back to School: New Vaccination Requirements

Back to School: New Vaccination Requirements

from the August 2015 issue of Simply Family Magazine. Check out the digital edition, here!  Recent changes to vaccination requirements for school-aged children in Montana are being implemented on October 1, 2015 through House Bill 158 that Governor Bulluck signed into law. For parents, the Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) encourages them […]

8 Tips for Campground Meal Planning

8 Tips for Campground Meal Planning

Escaping to the great outdoors with a trip to your favorite campsite still requires meal planning. Unlike at-home meal planning, when we’re camping our food needs tend to revolve around quick prep times, minimal storage needs, and if it provides fuel to keep us going through our outdoor adventures and explorations. During the heat of […]

4 Tips for Cooking with Kids

4 Tips for Cooking with Kids

If the kitchen is the heart of the home, and your children bring life to the house, consider the possibilities mixing the two would bring. Invite your children into the kitchen and arm them with the tools and space to make messy masterpieces! Messy masterpieces, you say? Sounds like a nightmare; however, their curious minds […]

Family Fun: Indoor-Outdoor Winter Activities

Family Fun: Indoor-Outdoor Winter Activities

Winter started off by taunting us in December with days of ample sunshine and unseasonably warm temperatures, so it is especially hard to accept that winter is here in full force with harsh temperatures and blowing snow. However, blustery weather doesn’t give us a free pass on being physically active. With the right preparation, there’s […]