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How to host a backyard rodeo party this summer

How to host a backyard rodeo party this summer

pulled from the pages of the July 2016 issue of Simply Family Magazine. Check out the digital edition, here! photos by jana graham photography Broncs snorting, bulls bellowing, calves bawling… or was that a child laughing? When it comes to rodeos, Montana is world class. When it comes to backyard parties, we rank right up […]

Your weekend in Billings July 15-17, 2016

Your weekend in Billings July 15-17, 2016

This weekend preview for July 15-16, 2016 is sponsored by RiverStone Health Freebie Alert! It’s Hilltop Inn Free Day at Yellowstone Art Museum on Saturday, July 16, and on Sunday, July 17, you’re invited to pop by the Moss Mansion for a birthday extravaganza! The Moss Mansion is 113 years old, and the Billings Preservation Society […]

Your weekend in Billings: July 8-10, 2016

Your weekend in Billings: July 8-10, 2016

This weekend preview for July 8-10, 2016 is sponsored by RiverStone Health With the celebrations of the Fourth of July behind us, summer fun seems to be on a runaway train to back to school. So let’s make the most out of these last weeks of semi-controlled chaos, packing in all kinds of family fun […]

Your weekend in Billings: June 17-19, 2016

Your weekend in Billings: June 17-19, 2016

This weekend preview for June 17-19, 2016 is sponsored by RiverStone Health It’s Father’s Day weekend and all kinds of family fun activities – both indoors and out – await you in (and around) Billings, June 17-19. Before we dive all in on those events, though a few things you’re gonna want to know: It’s […]

Summer Fun Bucket List

Summer Fun Bucket List

We heart Summer! And we’re pretty sure you guys do, too. (You know, once you get over the initial shock of having the kiddos home Every. Single. Day.) We thought it would be fun to put together a Summer Fun Bucket List (for the kiddos and the mamas and the papas) to help us savor […]

Your weekend in Billings: June 10-12, 2016

Your weekend in Billings: June 10-12, 2016

This weekend preview for June 10-12, 2016 is sponsored by RiverStone Health The kids are in the midst of their first full week of summer vacation and with the temperatures being what they’ve been, a collective “YIPPEE!” was surely unleashed with the opening of the city park’s pools on Wednesday, June 8. But if you’re […]

Day trips: Adventure is out there!

Day trips: Adventure is out there!

Now that school is out for the summer, let the family adventures begin! If you’re like me and my family, then you’re a big fan of the day trip. Nothing is more exhilarating than packing up your gear, hitting the road to get out into nature or just enjoying the world around us and exploring. […]

Ready, set…#SFMgo! Get outside with SFM’s Geocache challenge

Ready, set…#SFMgo! Get outside with SFM’s Geocache challenge

Are you ready to get outside and have some fun as a family? Simply Family Magazine and Billings Parks & Rec invite you to get outside as a family and get Geocaching! To participate is simple (check out the step-by-step below). Registration is FREE and if you register by May 20 you’ll be eligible for […]

Your Weekend in Billings: May 6-8, 2016

Your Weekend in Billings: May 6-8, 2016

This weekend preview for May 6-8, 2016 is sponsored by RiverStone Health Let’s get ready to celebrate all the amazing mamas in our lives because it is officially Mother’s Day weekend! Lots happening around the Magic City this weekend, so get ready to mark those calendars! Before we dive in too deeply, let us take […]

Simply Family Magazine’s May Photography Challenge

Simply Family Magazine’s May Photography Challenge

Growing up in the South (Texas no less), the month of May will forever hold a special place in my heart. For me, May is synonymous with summer. The neighborhood pool always opened in May, school let out for the year and my family usually planned one solid trip to the beach before the month […]