Outdoor Crafts & Activities

Billings Public Library Foundation’s Banned Book Scavenger Hunt

Billings Public Library Foundation’s Banned Book Scavenger Hunt

What better way to celebrate Banned Book week (September 25-30, 2017) than with a Banned Book Scavenger Hunt, put on by the Billings Public Library Foundation? The BPL Foundation aims to draw awareness to the importance of libraries and the freedom to read with this Scavenger Hunt for the community – with a Grand Prize […]

Road Trip: Lewis & Clark Caverns

Road Trip: Lewis & Clark Caverns

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s August 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article & feature photos by Katie Backer Turn up the ‘80s pop and hit the road to explore our beautiful, Montana backyard. This summer, you may be trying to cram in one last adventure […]

DIY outdoor tic-tac-toe game

DIY outdoor tic-tac-toe game

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s July 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Jessica Robbins Nothing says “Summer Nights” like bonfires, backyard games, and s’mores! I’m always on the quest for fun projects to get my kids involved in. This DIY, outdoor, tic-tac-toe game is […]

5 simple ways to get outdoors with baby this summer

5 simple ways to get outdoors with baby this summer

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s July 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Angela Douglas featured photo by Jana Graham Photography When you have a newborn or infant at home, it’s pretty easy to become extremely content in your air-conditioned living room. After all, everything […]

2017 Easter Egg Hunts in Billings

2017 Easter Egg Hunts in Billings

This year Easter falls on April 16, 2017, and all kinds of fun and festivities are hopping into town as early as April 8! Grab the kiddos, baskets, and camera and head out to make some great memories. While you’re out and about delving into all things Easter and Easter Egg Hunting, use SFM’s hashtag […]

Sled Ahead: Billings’ Best Sledding Spots

Sled Ahead: Billings’ Best Sledding Spots

Winters like this one, snowy and cold, tend to result in one of two reactions. Parents groan, thinking about shoveling out driveways and sidewalks, and kids are overjoyed with the prospect of Heavy Sledding Ahead! Billings is home to several good sledding hills, and sleds fly off the shelves of hardware, feed, and “big box” […]

Momma Chef’s Homemade Snow Cones

Momma Chef’s Homemade Snow Cones

Now that winter is in full swing, most kids are happily playing in the snow, while mom and dad are working on removing it. But here’s one (fun) way to get rid of the snow – eat it! Try my recipe for homemade “snow” cones. It’s made with real outdoor snow and homemade syrup that […]

Fall Fun: 2016 Halloween Happenings in and around Billings

Fall Fun: 2016 Halloween Happenings in and around Billings

There’s no shortage of fun as Halloween comes howling into the Billings area, so get your ghosts and goblins ready, and mark those calendars as we take you through the incredible variety of a-maize-ing activities awaiting you this fall!  Pulled from the pages of SFM’s October issue, 2016 Halloween Happenings with **are new additions or *have been […]

Your weekend in Billings: September 23-25, 2016

Your weekend in Billings: September 23-25, 2016

This weekend preview for September 23-25, 2016 is sponsored by RiverStone Health Who’s ready to fall into the last weekend of September?! (Oh yeah, I so cheesily went there). There are all kinds of everything for the family to partake in this weekend, including September’s Not-to-Miss Event the All Nations Indian Relay Championship at MetraPark’s […]

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