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Back to school fashion 2016

Back to school fashion 2016

It’s hard to believe that school starts in just a couple of weeks! Finding the perfect first-day-of-school outfit tops the list when heading out for some back-to-school shopping, and I had the pleasure of taking a few kids shopping for back to school to check out the latest fashions that are trending. Take a peek at what […]

Montana Day Trips: Spring Creek Campground

Montana Day Trips: Spring Creek Campground

Summer is going by quickly, as it always seems to do. Before you know it, fall will be upon us, bringing beautiful colors and colder days. Want to take a day to get away from it all (but not TOO far away), and enjoy the best of what Montana has to offer? One of the […]

Tips for keeping baby cool and comfortable during hot summer months

Tips for keeping baby cool and comfortable during hot summer months

Believe it or not, babies and summertime can coexist — you just have to know what you are doing. Keeping baby safe from the sun’s harmful rays is of the utmost importance. Keeping baby cool and comfortable is equally as important. Not only for baby, but also for your own sanity. Have you ever attempted […]

Bringing new life to Vintage Trailers

Bringing new life to Vintage Trailers

I hope you all had a chance to read my article on trending vintage camp trailers in the July 2016 issue of Simply Family Magazine! I know I enjoyed writing about my experiences, and taking the photos of my cute little trailer! I also enjoy all the waves and enthusiasm from admirers as I travel […]

Change the Story: The Compassion Experience coming to Billings

Change the Story: The Compassion Experience coming to Billings

This testimonial for Compassion International-The Compassion Experience was shared with SFM by Lacey Maloney Almost two years ago, my husband and I traveled to Ethiopia to meet and bring home our adopted son, Abrahim.  Because we were taking one of Ethiopia’s finest, we made it our mission to visit as many organizations on the ground […]

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 […]

A day in the life of a Billings Symphony Orchestra musician

A day in the life of a Billings Symphony Orchestra musician

In the June 2016 issue Simply Family Magazine explored the role Billings Symphony Orchestra & Chorale has played in the Billings community since its beginning in 1951. Come along now as we explore a day in the life of a Billings Symphony Orchestra musician… A day in the life of a Billings Symphony Orchestra musician could seldom be […]

Accepting nominations for 2016’s Simply Amazing Teen

Accepting nominations for 2016’s Simply Amazing Teen

Billings, MT – Simply Family Magazine has been publishing a family lifestyle magazine for our region since 2008. Starting in 2010, we wanted to celebrate teens in our community that make a difference. We have had the pleasure of meeting and featuring some very impressive teens during the past 6 years. Simply Family Magazine is […]

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 […]

Feed My Starving Children MobilePack Event coming to Billings

Every day, at least 6,200 children die from hunger or hunger-related causes around the world Sage Homeschool Co-op is hosting a Feed My Starving Children MobilePack Event, and you’re invited to get hands-on with this incredible opportunity to give back. Held in MetraPark’s Montana Pavilion on May 20 and 21, 2016, the goal is to […]