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Investing in Vacation Rentals

Short-term rental sites like Airbnb and VRBO have become wildly popular in the past decade or so, and for good reasons. They allow vacationers…

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Rustic Redefined

Wide Open Spaces In a world where space is getting harder and harder to come by, take a look at a home with plenty of…

Stephanie Toews
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Caring for Your Canine

We know the best ways to keep our bodies healthy are nutrition, exercise, and rest. The same goes for our pets. Yet, with so many…

Katie Backer
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The Art of Work-Life Balance

Things aren’t as they’ve always been in the workplace. The same technology that makes it easy to ping a co-worker with a…

Anna Rogers
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Thanksgiving Tablescape

I LOVE gathering around the dinner table talking, laughing, and enjoying loved one’s company. Thanksgiving has always been a holiday that I hold near…

Jessica Robbins
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Woman to Watch: Sandra Nasala

Do you remember daydreaming of being in the NBA or becoming president? For most, our childhood dreams were just that- dreams, for others, those dreams…

Katie Backer
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Choosing Charity

As the holidays approach, donations to charities start pouring in. Billings has thousands of charitable organizations, and one of the highest rates of nonprofits per…

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The Making of a Male Midwife

Look to the front lines of healthcare, and you will easily find an army of doctors, nurses, and medical professionals marching tirelessly into battle for…

Brooke Wagner
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Growing Gratitude in Our Children

The leaves are changing, the fall harvest is making its way to our tables, and the season of Thanksgiving is upon us. Displays of gratitude…

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When 'giving' is hard

He ran down the hall with excitement yelling, “I’ve got money!” He pulled his hand-painted “doggy” bank off the top of his dresser…

Jamie Beeson
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Giving Back with Grace

The idea of “giving back” to others often connotes service toward them. In fact, we might say that serving others is one of the primary…

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Be the Village for Our Community

When someone drops the line, “It takes a village,” they are generally referring to their own little universe and the people directly inside of it…

Rebecca Stewart
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Free family fun in November

The holidays have arrived…unless you shop at Costco or Hobby Lobby where the holidays started in August. The time is looming to plan our…

B Davis
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DIY Dryer Repair

 Dryer Repair isn’t  only exclusive to a repair man alone, you can do it yourself! For this reason, we – Edmonton Appliance Repair…

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Fall Fun Bucket List

It starts with the smell of smoke in the air and the sound of a coach’s whistle heard in the distance.  All too…

Ashlynn Reynolds-Dyk
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Fall Porch Decor Ideas

Happy Fall Y’all. Pumpkins, plaid, and porches…oh my! My favorite thing about this season is hands-down the colors! Where better to add…

Jessica Robbins
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So You Have a New Driver

“So I almost got in an accident,” said the text from my 16-year-old, new driver. Those are fun texts to receive. I was…

Jamie Beeson
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Off the Beaten Path

Have you ever heard of Lithuania? It would probably take you a minute to point to its exact location on a map. My recent trip…

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