Articles

The latest from the pages (and beyond) of Simply Family Magazine


Mystery Banana-Man

Last week, I was at a grocery store that I frequent regularly. As I was enjoying my catch-up conversation with a lovely gal at…

From The Pages
· Add Comment

Be You

Two words – little words, at that – but they struck me all the same during a brainstorming session with a group of kiddos ranging…

Rebecca Stewart
· Add Comment

2019 Meal Makeover

We all know the drill, with the dawn of a new year we find ourselves approaching things with renewed optimism, filled with incredible intentions. We…

Rebecca Stewart
· Add Comment

'New Year, New You' BODYROK Style

Calling all Pilates pros, and newbies, alike! Have you heard? BODYROK has just opened on Billings’ West End (located next to City Brew and City…

Katie Backer
· Add Comment

Cruising with Kids

ONCE UPON A CRUISE… I caught the travel bug really early in my life. Actually, now that I think of it, I was probably born…

From The Pages
· Add Comment

Udon at Home

Montana winters often seem to take up three of the four seasons, and I still hear talk of the infamous June snowstorm that rudely interrupted…

From The Pages
· Add Comment

Kids in the Kitchen

Family dinners are a wonderful opportunity to connect at the end of the day, and valuable life skills can be learned immediately before the meal…

Stephanie Hobby
· Add Comment

Homemade Baby Food

Starting Solids Congratulations! Your baby is around 6 months old, and you are feeling like a pro at this breast- or bottle-feeding gig. You…

Anna Rogers
· Add Comment

A Swipe Away

My “ah ha” moment regarding my kids and technology came when I realized that if my kids were entertained by their bright, shiny new Kindles…

From The Pages
· Add Comment

Finding home: From first to forever

Beautiful Beginnings In 1976, Marvin and Beverly Flaten purchased their very first home near downtown Billings, built in the early 1900s. The young, newly married…

Stephanie Toews
· Add Comment

DIY: Reading Nook

The New Year is upon us, and with it comes goals and resolutions! Upon reflecting on things I wanted to improve in 2019, I immediately…

Jessica Robbins
· Add Comment

Winter Break Fun

So everyone is home with some time off.  How can you make the best of your winter break?  What can be done to…

Ashlynn Reynolds-Dyk
· Add Comment

Finding Santa

I can’t remember when it happened exactly, but it was about 20 years ago when he ceased to exist. I was 9 or 10…

Guest Contributor
· Add Comment

55 Non-Toy Gift Ideas

Whether you’re struggling to come up with a unique gift for that hard-to-shop-for person on your list, you’re just done…

Rebecca Stewart
· Add Comment

SFM's 2018 local holiday gift guide

We’ve highlighted a few of the many ideas you will find while shopping and supporting local businesses for everyone on your holiday list. &nbsp…

Stephanie Toews
· Add Comment

Skipping Christmas

Let’s just cancel it ALL; no presents, no Santa, definitely no mischievous elf who never sits on the shelf. No hanging lights in the…

Jamie Beeson
· Add Comment

Giving the Gift of Fun

Are you looking for the perfect gift for that person on your list who has everything? Maybe skip the item, and instead look for a…

Stephanie Hobby
· Add Comment