Tastings Takes on Sandwiches & Wraps

Packages of Deliciousness   The sandwich, the perfect food package that’s easy to eat. Best enjoyed with both hands, you can sink your teeth into all food groups with just one bite. Named after John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich, this tasty meal was invented simply because the Earl, fond of gambling, didn’t want…


Your Map to a Whitewater Adventure

Explore the area’s thrillingly beautiful river rapids Untamed. Operating by its own set of rules. Challenging. Pristine. All could be used to describe the crisscrossing beauty of our area’s waterways. Come summer when the mountain runoff delivers a swift rush straight through nature, folks from all over the world will don lifejackets and become whitewater…


Hitting the Dining Hot Spots with Roadfood

The good eats guide shares its Montana favorites This summer when on vacation or out on a drive, make a pledge to look for that off the beaten path venue, the one off the interstate, or the other spot on the two lane state highway. That’s exactly what Michael and Jane Stern have been doing…


Setting the Stage for Music

From country and blues to old school rock, Montana delivers the sounds for summer From hay-strewn pastures and grassy parks to campgrounds afterhours, music comes alive and thrives, especially under the bright Montana sky. In the circling of chords across such beauty, Montana music festivals have become a destination for artists and fans. “The Montana…

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A Marriage of Art, Music & Nature

Tippet Rise is a one-of-a-kind art and music venue Montana’s majesty is a moving experience. The vastness of this state captivates audiences with prairie vistas and grand mountains upheaved from the earth. Nature’s organic brushstroke has created scenes of vastness and unconquerable beauty, earning the state its title of “Last Best Place.” The mountains of…


Treasure Hunting

Billings family spends valuable time rock hounding Montana Early on a beautiful chilly morning, Bruce Bahm, Heather Thompson, and their three grade-school age children set out east of Hardin for a rock picking adventure. Arriving at the destination bundled up against the elements, the family is armed with buckets, hammers, screwdrivers and an eagle eye…


6 Surefire Ways to Stay Safe This Summer

Tips to protect your family when you hit the great outdoors Ahhhh, summer. It’s a time when the daylight hours last a little longer and the sun’s rays are a little hotter. While these precious, sun-kissed months make for great family memories, there’s no question you have to think about safety along the way. From…


Get Smart, Get Connected

The latest technology to make your home ‘Smart’   Mornings tend to be hectic enough without second-guessing whether or not you shut the garage door or locked the front door before leaving home. You question yourself. “Did I turn the heat down?” or “Did I set the security alarm?” In today’s high tech world, you…


Stylish, Quick & Concrete!

Enhance your outdoor space with DIY cement planters If you look at the style guides for outdoor living, cement planters are the “it” outdoor item right now. These heavy duty, weather resistant planters can set you back a few hundred dollars if you want to purchase one. After hunting all over town in search of…


The Colors of Summer

Pack your wardrobe with these fashionable shades Across the stylish landscape of fashion, there are new hues that are turning heads not only on the runway but more commonly at the poolside, at the office or at the table for Sunday brunch. Pantone, the masters of all things color, loves to predict which colors will…


Outdoor Living at its Finest

  This feature is brought to you by My Handyman Service & Construction, making your life easier, one project at a time! Tami and Brian MacDonald, along with their college-age kids, Ashley and Justin, favor the great outdoors. “We’re an outdoorsy family,” notes Tami, a Registered Nurse at Yellowstone Surgery Center. As avid “boaters” and…


Jessica Baldwin Knows where It’s At

Founder of serves up an innovative look at all things Billings If you listen to 34-year-old Jessica Baldwin talk about her youth, it might not come as a surprise that she’s always loved experiencing new things and that she’s not afraid to take a little risk now and then. Growing up on the family…

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