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Fall Craft Ideas: Mini Painted Pumpkins

Fall Craft Ideas: Mini Painted Pumpkins

Oh Fall, how we’ve missed you. With your cool, crisp temperatures, and your beautiful falling foliage — you are the stuff of entirely too-long-summer dreams. Don’t even get me started on the scarves, the boots, and the chunky sweaters. (You won’t be able to shut me up!) And yes, I am a big fan of […]

Your Weekend in Billings August 28-30, 2015

Your Weekend in Billings August 28-30, 2015

This weekend preview for August 28-30, 2015 is brought to you by RiverStone Health It’s back to school week here in Billings and it can be some rough stuff getting back into the groove of a genuinely scheduled life. We want to support you in your need to kick back and have some family fun […]

Get Outside with a (free) Family Fishing Day

Get Outside with a (free) Family Fishing Day

With the promise of bright, beautiful, sunshiny days looming before us, you’re invited to get into the summer spirit with a free Family Fishing Day, sponsored by The Minnow Bucket, Saturday, May 30, 2015. Whether you’re an experienced fisherperson or a newbie to all things fishing, this is the day for you! Held at Riverfront […]

Caffeine: Should We Love It Or Hate It?

Caffeine: Should We Love It Or Hate It?

by Kris Miller, NP Billings OB-GYN Associates According to research, caffeine is the most widely used, behaviorally active substance on earth.  In the United States, 89% – 96% of men and non-pregnant women over the age of 18 consume some type of caffeine. Our caffeine consumption comes in many forms: coffee, tea, soda, energy drinks, […]

Embracing the “P” Word: Potty Training Here We Come!

Embracing the “P” Word: Potty Training Here We Come!

Can I make a confession? Our firstborn is quickly approaching her third birthday, and I have yet to begin the dreaded task of potty training. (Bum, bum, bum!) I know, I know — we’re getting to it. I am fully aware that most preschool programs don’t allow untrained children to enroll, and it would be nice to […]

Earth Day DIY: Reclaimed Shelf

Earth Day DIY: Reclaimed Shelf

Earth Day is upon us, and one of my favorite ways to push myself is by using old materials in a new way.  Thinking outside the box stretches creativity.  Turning reclaimed wood into various functional pieces is a great way to save something from the trash.  To add function to our small entry, I built […]

Eat More, Do More: Climbing Off the Diet Bandwagon

Eat More, Do More: Climbing Off the Diet Bandwagon

Women no longer know how to eat properly, and the fault lies everywhere you look. From ads to magazine articles to blogs to your friend next door, we are exposed every day to an absolute barrage of conflicting information that is supposedly “the way” you should be eating. Now I can only give another voice […]

Gardening with Kids: Growing Salad on Your Porch!

Gardening with Kids: Growing Salad on Your Porch!

Lettuce is one of the easiest garden crops to grow. Going from seed to salad bowl in an average of 4-5 weeks, even children can grow their own “garden in miniature” with leaf lettuce. If you start several containers, one every week or two, your family will be able to harvest and enjoy fresh, living […]

Your Weekend in Billings: April 10-12, 2015

Your Weekend in Billings: April 10-12, 2015

This weekend preview for April 10-12, 2015 is brought to you by RiverStone Health. Register NOW! Free Dyslexia Seminar – April 17, 6:30-9:30pm @ Harvest Church, 1235 West Wicks Lane. Dyslexia expert and 2009 inductee into the International Dyslexia Association’s Hall of Honor, Susan Barton, will be in Billings to speak at this seminar. This […]

Cooking from the Pantry, part 2: Hints and Tips

Cooking from the Pantry, part 2: Hints and Tips

Our goal with these hints and tips for Cooking from the Pantry is to reduce grocery expenses while increasing the number of meals you successfully produce at home. Quick trips to the grocery store for one or two items almost ALWAYS result in overspending in small increments that quickly add up to big bucks by the […]

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