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The outdoorsy side of summer: Family camping

The outdoorsy side of summer: Family camping

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s April 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Rebecca Stewart Carving out solid family time can be a bit of a challenge during the school year. Okay, so the “lazy days of summer” are often not an actual thing, but having […]

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 […]

8 Tips for Campground Meal Planning

8 Tips for Campground Meal Planning

Escaping to the great outdoors with a trip to your favorite campsite still requires meal planning. Unlike at-home meal planning, when we’re camping our food needs tend to revolve around quick prep times, minimal storage needs, and if it provides fuel to keep us going through our outdoor adventures and explorations. During the heat of […]

Camping Supplies You Never Knew You Always Needed

Camping Supplies You Never Knew You Always Needed

You know when you start thinking about a camping trip, your mind starts to make a mental list: s’mores, sunscreen, bug repellent, citronella candles and table cloths for the picnic tables…But what happens when the unexpected drops by your campsite? Instead of mapping out the nearest supply store, take a little extra time in your […]

SFM Camping Tips!

SFM Camping Tips!

SFM – TJ’s Camping Tips – July 2014 By TJ Wierenga   Most people who go camping from the Billings area are well familiar with Red Lodge. The scenic, tourist-friendly area features several great campgrounds as well as many family-friendly hiking trails to explore. Every child in Yellowstone country should be able to say that […]