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Grandparents Day is September 7. Do more than send a card. by Arianne Rapkoch-Snyder  When I was growing up, my grandparents lived in small towns only a few hours’ drive away from Billings. We would pack up the car several times a year and spend a weekend at their houses. Sometimes our parents would…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

Moms: queen of the household, chauffeur, nurse, counselor, caretaker, chef and so much more. Mother’s Day is looming (it’s Sunday, May 11, 2014 in case it’s not on your radar), so we’re putting our focus solidly on the mamas as we explore how to create a “Mom Sanctuary,” a space and…(Read More)

Ho, Ho, Ho! Tis the season to dive headlong into a whole slew of holiday traditions, a favorite of many being tracking down Santa and taking the annual picture with jolly, old Saint Nick. Here at Simply Family Magazine, we’re hoping to take some of the guesswork out of your Santa seeking, hooking you…(Read More)

Thanksgiving, a holiday that can easily get lost between the candied, costumed craziness of Halloween and the glitz and glory of Christmas, is still a holiday to treasure in its own right. What’s not to love about a holiday that’s all about being together as a family, eating (copious amounts) of great food…(Read More)

As families hustle to finalize the all-important Halloween costume decisions and snag the perfect pumpkins, you might also want to mark those calendars and prepare to set the DVRs because It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown is scheduled to make its annual appearance during prime trick-or-treating time. This year the PEANUTS…(Read More)

ZooMontana is busting out the lederhosen with ZooToberfest, offering family friendly Oktoberfest fun by day and a brewfest and concert for the over 21 crowd by night on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013. Bring the family out from 10am-5pm on Sept. 21 for a taste of authentic German food, while experiencing German musical stylings, and…(Read More)

I love finding new, creative and “outside the basket” ideas to celebrate our Easter festivities. Today I am going to share two ways to dye eggs, and how to make your own homemade marshmallow peeps. Silk Tie Dye Eggs Last year I found a tutorial on how to dye eggs using old silk ties. I…(Read More)