Valentines Day

Heartfelt DIY Valentine canvas

Heartfelt DIY Valentine canvas

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s February 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  Photos and article by Ginger Lueck Here is a fun and easy craft to make for Valentine’s Day that is cute enough to leave up the entire year long! Supplies: One 16” X 20” […]

Mussels in Chipotle Pepper and Garlic Aioli Sauce over Linguine

Mussels in Chipotle Pepper and Garlic Aioli Sauce over Linguine

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s February 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  Article and photos by Carole Davenport According to the Old Farmer’s Almanac weather prediction for Valentine’s Day in Billings, it’s not just going to be a typical cold winter evening, but a very snowy […]

Valentine’s Day: The pup’s perspective

Valentine’s Day: The pup’s perspective

Ah, Valentine’s Day…Some love it, others are indifferent, while even more claim to have downright “Bah, Lovebug”-type feelings about this heartfelt holiday, and then there are the fur babies. It doesn’t take much to make that member of your family a happy camper – on Valentine’s Day or any other day of the year, really. […]

Top 10 romantic movies of all time

Top 10 romantic movies of all time

February 14 is quickly approaching, aka “the most romantic day of the year”. At least according to the greeting card, candy, and floral industries. (The jury is still out.) So that of course got us thinking about all things love, sappy, and a little cheesy. Which naturally led me to create a list of my […]

Date Night Ideas for Valentine’s and Beyond

Date Night Ideas for Valentine’s and Beyond

Ready or not, here comes Valentine’s Day! (Does anyone else feel like we just got done with Christmas?) And while we are obvious advocates of showering our loved ones with our undying devotions, and embarrassingly public displays of affection (well maybe that’s just me) — we are here to remind you that it doesn’t take […]

Super easy homemade Valentine’s Day cards

Super easy homemade Valentine’s Day cards

The origin of Valentine’s Day is still somewhat a mystery. One legend is that our Valentine’s Day is based on the Roman’s festival called Lupercalia that warded off wolves. Another belief is that St. Valentine was a priest who served during third century Rome who married forbidden couples secretly. Yet another legend is that Valentine […]

DIY: Valentine’s Day Heart String Art

DIY: Valentine’s Day Heart String Art

Love is in the air and that means it’s time to think about adding some LOVEly touches to the home! This heart string art project is so much fun to make and for less than $10.00 in supplies it’s also a pretty sweet deal. Here’s how to create one for your home. Supplies: Wood plaque […]

Valentine’s Day Recipe: Red Velvet Fudge

Valentine’s Day Recipe: Red Velvet Fudge

In Simply Family Magazine’s February 2015 Cook This column it’s all about sharing scrumptious ways to spread the love this Valentine’s Day. In the pages, Simply Amanda got things going with a recipe for Chocolate Truffles, next she surprised you with a recipe for Hidden Kiss Cookies, and now, days until Valentine’s Day she shares this recipe for Red Velvet Fudge. A […]

Valentine’s Day Recipes from Breakfast to Dessert

Valentine’s Day Recipes from Breakfast to Dessert

Some people dread the holidays for one, specific reason – preparing a menu the entire family will love can feel a bit like rocket science, especially when you have a toddler (or a husband who eats like a toddler). But it doesn’t have to be this way. Notoriously delicious and decadent, Valentine’s Day is the […]

Handmade With Love: Valentine’s Day Crafts

Handmade With Love: Valentine’s Day Crafts

Valentine’s Day is the perfect occasion to show those special people in our lives just how much we love and appreciate them. But we don’t always have to spend a lot of money to make a big impact. In reality, some of the best gifts are the ones that come directly from the heart. And […]