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Girl Scouts Looking for Leaders!

Do you have time to be a positive role model? Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming is in need of volunteers and troop leaders in Billings! Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming covers over 245,000 square miles, 79 counties and in our council area there are over 128,000 girls that need a positive role model…

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What’s for Dinner Wednesday? Sweet Pork Sausage

Sweet Sausage with Grilled Pineapple Dressing -Recipe from Albertsons Sausage is an easy, go-to griling item that can make for a quick and simple meal. This particular recipe is one that you can do in under 15 minutes and the whole family will love! Here are some fantastic grilling tips from Annessa Chumbley for Sweet…

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What’s for Dinner? Grilled Sirloin Steak & Roasted Potatoes

Fire up the grill for dinner! -Recipe by Albertsons, 4 servings Tasty marinated sirloin steaks are a breeze for a meal. Mix up an easy marinade and pair your steaks with roasted potatoes made right on the grill. With a 25 minute prep time and about 8 minute cook time, it’s a hearty meal in…

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The Weekend Guide from Billings365

It is a very busy weekend in Billings.  Here’s a few great events you should check out. Big Sky State Games The Big Sky State Games are this weekend and thousands of athletes from around the state will be here to compete in a wide variety of sports.  But, even if you aren’t competing, there’s…

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Tastings: Savoring Summer

Why not taste a few “beginnings” on the patio? Editor’s Note: Tastings is a brand new column based on the discovery of food and drink by women who find flavor in life and living. Each issue, Stella Fong and her Tastings Team will search out new flavors that will hopefully bring you joy and satisfaction in…

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S’mores and More for Summer

Whip up tasty varieties of this campfire treat When you say “S’more,” images of summer huddled around the fire pit or campfire pop into mind. These hand-held treats stand for the fun and the freedom that summer offers. Our spirits are alive and our faces lit by the fire’s glow. We sing songs and try…

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Keep Those Memories Close

Create crafty kids with these capture the moment coasters Summer is the perfect time to bring out the creative sides of your kids. This project not only keeps them busy, but helps keep those summer memories close. When you snap that picture-perfect moment, don’t keep the image on your camera or stuff the copies in…

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Billings’ First Women-Only Motorcycle Club

Hitting the open road with the Tenacious Dames As the engine roars on the candy apple red Harley-Davidson Softail Slim, you can see the flaming skull emblazoned on the bike’s oil pan.  Silver flowing hair hangs out from beneath the rider’s black skullcap. You probably wouldn’t think this is the dream ride for a woman…

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Summer Heat, Icy Treats!

These DIY delights will help you keep your cool When the temperature hits an all time high, there’s nothing better than an ice cold sweet treat to cool off. Before air conditioning, that was a sure fire way to get through the summer heat. Sure you can buy these goodies at the grocery store, but…

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Calming the Wanderlust

Grace Hines is an unassuming adventurer, avid opportunist Grace Hines would hardly describe herself as an adventurer. Nor would she consider her life anything extraordinary. But, how many 79-year-olds would take off, alone, to drive down the Baja? Or spend Montana winters, in a cabin, with no running water? From “manning” a fire tower on…

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Steering Your Teen In the Right Direction

Keeping them safe behind the wheel How many times have you driven down the road, only to see a distracted teen behind the wheel texting, talking or checking messages? It’s commonplace. It’s one of the main reasons why teen driving remains a risky business. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “per…

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Enterprising Woman Jacque Ayers

One Woman’s (Ad)Venture in the Body Shop Repair Business Jacque Ayers never grew up thinking she’d be the first woman in Montana to own an auto body shop in her own right. In 1992, lots of Montana women owned auto body shops with their husbands, but before Jacque staked her claim as owner of Golden…

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What’s for Dinner Wednesday? Chicken Penne Pasta!

Pack this delicious recipe for your family picnic With summer finally here, now is a great time to get outside and enjoy the beauty that is around us. We are so fortunate to live in a place where we have access to some of the best picnic spots right in our backyard! Whether you decide…

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Punch Up Your Patio!

Give your patio or deck a splash of pizzazz When the summer months hit, we love to live outside. So, why not make that deck or patio feel like an extra room in your home? Add a splash of color with fun decorative plates, punchy pillows or eccentric accents. We’ve got several ways to help…

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Look What We Found

Make telling time trendy, chic & affordable! As a self-confessed “junker,” my passion is to take everyday items and reuse or recycle them and make them into a brand new creation. I love finding new uses for old and rustic salvaged fence boards. I scour garage and estate sales looking for treasures. I find many…

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Fashion After 50!

Bring out your inner fashion goddess at every age Timeless and Effortless — that’s how you could describe fashion fit for the mature woman. Throw out the so-called fashion rules from days gone by. Never before have mature women looked so classic, put together and appropriately trendy. Whether you are spending your free time with…

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Keep the Bummer Out of Summer!

Enjoy the Sunshine Safely Summer greets us like a long lost friend. There’s so much fun to be had. Enjoy a bike ride, spend an afternoon with the kids at the pool or linger over lunch on the patio. Since sunshine supplies us with most of our vitamin D and boosts our level of serotonin,…

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