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“I couldn’t have done it without them”

Young Families provides a safety net for teen moms As a teen mother, Payton Shreeve endured judgmental stares whenever she took her infant daughter to the grocery store. She can still feel the sting of the snide comments she received from total strangers. Most are too harsh to repeat. She was even chastised by her…

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Let Them Eat Cake!

Celebrate with a little baked up sweetness Grab the confetti sprinkles and get ready to bake up one way Americans love to celebrate.  There’s cake at weddings, birthdays and even retirement and graduation parties. It’s a form of celebration that has earned its place in history. From the hardened cakes that were broken over the…

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Tasty Eats on Billings’ Streets

A look at the Magic City’s Mobile Dining Take a look at the streets of Billings in the summertime and you’re sure to see that food trucks have geared up and shifted the food options here in Billings. The trucks come in all colors and sizes and the aromas waft down the block inviting the…

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The Past Revisited

Sisters take a walk down ‘Memory Lane’ Emotions run high on this bright June morning as Jean Engle Dimich and Ilah Engle Larson arrive at the old Schwalger farmstead on Bitterroot Drive. The sisters waste no time in getting out of the car. In their early 90s, these energetic ladies are on a mission to…

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A Passion for the Fight Against Cancer

Youngest & First Female ‘Dynamic Duo’ Gears up to Chair Relay for Life   “Cancer is just like this relentless, tireless bully that targets no one in particular and no one is immune to the effects. It just doesn’t discriminate. It is this universal bully that wreaks havoc on the world. The tenacity of the…

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Family Friendly Faves: Meatloaf Cupcakes

A fresh take on an old family favorite There’s no question, Mom’s meatloaf has been the butt of many jokes over the years.  Why not turn that idea around with this fresh take on that old family dinnertime standby. This clever recipe for meatloaf cupcakes with mashed potatoes as the tasty topper has just the…

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Marian Booth Green: Letting the Music Move Her

Jazz Singer was born to perform Marian Booth Green has “always felt fabulous” But she, like her beloved hometown Billings, has grown and changed so much over the years. “At 62 I still have the spirit and heart of my younger self,” says Marian Booth Green.  “Every woman feels this way.  But as we age…

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Creating With Liquid & Light

Photographer Jenna Martin mixes illusion with reality When Jenna Martin was accepted into medical school, she knew. She was on the wrong path. With seven years of undergraduate and Master’s work in psychology (and $40,000 in student loans) behind her, she tried to brush it off. But the feeling that something wasn’t right wouldn’t leave…

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