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Nitro Circus Live coming to Billings: Ticket giveaway!

Nitro Circus Live coming to Billings: Ticket giveaway!

You might have heard that Nitro Circus Live is making its way to Billings on Sunday, May 15, 2016 bringing their particular brand of fearlessness to MetraPark’s Grandstands. What you might not have heard is that Simply Family Magazine is currently in the midst of some giveaway madness on our Facebook page! This weekend (through […]

Billings’ first Tour de Fleur: Register now!

Billings’ first Tour de Fleur: Register now!

Ladies, Billings TrailNet has invited you to participate in a special May Day celebration, Billings’ first Tour de Fleur. This easy three mile ride on a West End loop is for women and children of all ages and abilities. This inaugural ride, led by Billings’ First Lady, Robin Hanel, is an opportunity to celebrate women, […]

Influenza: Your questions answered

Influenza: Your questions answered

this guest blog is brought to you by Dr. Megan Littlefield, Medical Director, RiverStone Health While the flu season overall has been fairly mild in Montana, last week brought a tragic reminder that influenza is a serious illness that can be deadly.  During the week of April 3-8, two young children and one adult in Yellowstone […]

DIY Bird Feeder

DIY Bird Feeder

This quick and easy bird feeder uses stale bread (in this case, a sourdough English muffin), nut butter (here I use Birdalicious Bark Butter ®), bird seed blend, and twisty ties! Nothing could be simpler, and your fine feathered friends will appreciate the nutritious snack! Keep scrolling to the end for a schedule of local […]

5 easiest edibles to start from seed

5 easiest edibles to start from seed

These fantastic vegetables are super easy to plant and grow; even your children can grow a successful garden! They are practically guaranteed to turn even “black thumbs” green! 5 easiest edibles to start from seed:  #5 Lettuce – Far more than the ubiquitous, watery iceberg balls found in the grocery store, home-grown lettuces include butterheads, […]

Celebrate Waffle Day with an 11 Recipe Roundup!

Celebrate Waffle Day with an 11 Recipe Roundup!

Did you know that March 25 is International Waffle Day? Supposedly it began in Sweden. Apparently there was some confusion regarding “Our Lady’s Day” — the two terms are very similar (in Swedish). So now both holidays are celebrated on the same date. How funny is that? Waffle Day also marks the beginning of spring, […]

Spring into Spring Cleaning!

Spring into Spring Cleaning!

Spring has officially sprung! You know what that means; time for spring cleaning! Don’t worry. With this checklist and simple tips, you will have the house looking great and feeling fresh. If you like, break the list down to one room per cleaning day or, prioritize which rooms need the most attention. Consider using this […]

The Goal of Childbirth: Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby

The Goal of Childbirth: Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby

this guest blog is brought to you by Pamela Templeton, MD, doctor at Billings OB-GYN Associates Birth is a team sport, which requires many players. Mom is the team captain. Dad is the coach. The fetus is, of course, the star player and the team of nurses and doctors run defense in one of nature’s […]

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