Halloween

Halloween safety tips

Halloween safety tips

Most children go trick-or-treating every year without incident, but I’m a mom who’s big on the ‘what if’ factor. So trying to anticipate those ‘what ifs’ is definitely a thing for me. And with Halloween right around the corner, it’s important that we’re having the conversations with our kiddos about a Halloween safety plan so they can have an evening […]

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 […]

Recipe: Homemade Pumpkin Poptarts

Recipe: Homemade Pumpkin Poptarts

Adapted from www.highheelsandgrills.com. Growing up, my mom was a bit of a health nut. We were basically clean eaters (lots of fruits and veggies, no processed foods) before eating clean was even cool. We almost never had junk food in the house, and I really didn’t know what fast food was until I got to […]

Halloween Goodies: Halloween Sprinkle Marshmallows

Halloween Goodies: Halloween Sprinkle Marshmallows

Recently I found myself in need of inspiration for treats to make for a Halloween Party Cake Walk – they specifically said it didn’t have to be cake – and so I turned to Pinterest. Hoping for something cute, unique and easy to package while still being attractive in its packaging, I was nearly overwhelmed […]

Do you wanna carve a pumpkin?

Do you wanna carve a pumpkin?

from the pages of the October 2015 issue of Simply Family Magazine. Check out the digital edition, here!  It’s too soon (hopefully) to build a snowman, so…Do you wanna carve a pumpkin and put it on display? Whether you want to or not, the young ones in your house are most certainly on board for carving […]

2015 Harvest/Halloween Happenings in Billings

2015 Harvest/Halloween Happenings in Billings

Leaves are falling, temperatures are slowly but surely changing, and Billings is already in full fall celebration mode. Consider this your guide to everything fall fun from corn maizes to Halloween-y good times. Be sure to bookmark this page as updates will be made as more information comes in. So get ready to mark those […]

Toasting Pumpkin Seeds: Ol’ Fashion Style!

Toasting Pumpkin Seeds: Ol’ Fashion Style!

All that hard work digging out pumpkin seeds and “guts” from your children’s pumpkin should not go to waste! Pumpkin seeds are a great source of protein, dietary fiber, vitamin E and many essential minerals. They are a source of “good” fats as well. So all the boring nutritional stuff aside, how does one go […]

Fall Decorating DIY: Pumpkin Decorating

Pumpkins are popping up everywhere this time of the year, adding them to your fall decor just makes sense. Especially with the abundance of creative ideas for making them uniquely yours.  Why not try a fun, carve free method to personalizing them?  This can be done with real or artificial pumpkins and the options for […]

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