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Bingo is Back!

Same Game, Younger Vibe “N41.” “B11.” “G58.” “B1.” Chances are, you’ve heard phrases like these before. There’s nostalgia to Bingo. It’s a game many of us played as children. We recognize the subtle sounds of the rolling numbered balls, the announcer’s consistent voice, the fourteen seconds of silence between each announced number, the colorful blots…

Barbering is in Their Blood

Rebels & Razors is Sparking a Revival If you listen closely enough, you just might hear the electricity coming out of a little shop in the heart of downtown — the buzz of hair trimmers, the sounds of chatter, the snips of scissors. It’s all a part of the vibe that fuels Rebels & Razors…

It’s all in the Bag!

From Clutches to Satchels, Check Out the Best Looks for 2018 Every occasion calls for a different purse. Sometimes we carry more. Sometimes, we tote around a little less. It might be a workday. Or, maybe you’re grabbing your favorite leather backpack for a play date. Do you have children in tow, or not? We…

Bringing Dublin to the Magic City

Billings Transplant Teaches More Than Just Irish Dance It was in the clatter, swirl and jubilation of a St. Patrick’s Day parade in downtown Dublin where Jacqueline Curtis Low discovered her calling. She was 9 years old, and even today she remembers the immediate connection she felt while watching traditional Irish dancers perform on the…

Cue the Trumpets!

Finding Passion for Life in Thoughts & Scribbled Circles I found my passion while on my knees begging, absolutely begging for a sign, wisdom, clarity, or at the very least, a speck of dust showing me I’d been heard. It was a desperate moment. I’d left my corporate job — the one with people, perks,…

From Trash to Treasure

D.I.Y Side Table Adds Storage and Charm Who doesn’t need an extra side table or two? Incorporate storage into that piece and you have a winning D.I.Y. that is sure to add charm to any room in your home. The best part about this custom storage side table is that the options for styles, colors,…

Nature by Design

From Concrete Bits to Artistic Jewelry Tressa McGregor enjoys creating “something different” for those desiring a truly unique piece of jewelry. Her mix of natural elements combined with artistic flair produces elegantly designed wearable art. This enterprising owner of TMcG Designs in Red Lodge applies knowledge, talent and an extraordinary bit of adventure to each…

Women Helping Women

Creating a Montana Powerhouse of Mentoring & Networking for Women Glendive can be a tricky place for an entrepreneur to succeed. It’s a small, tight-knit community at the edge of oil and coal country and a long way from the networking resources a larger city offers. However, that didn’t stop Jen Rahr, a graphic artist,…

The Art of Family Game Night

Family, Friends & No Cell Phones On a cold, snowy night inside a house on Front Street in Josephine Crossing, two families warmed with laughter talk without cell phones. With fun-filled card and board games, the Bentz and Pierce families come together for camaraderie and fun.  With food inspirations from Cynthia Nim’s cookbook, Gourmet Game…

LIGHTS, CAMERA, EAT!

Cue Up Our Movie Inspired Cuisine This Awards Season I love movies! My first movie-watching memory is of “Snow White” in a theater with my mom in Waukegan, Illinois. As a small child, I remember watching through the sleeve of my jacket as the evil queen, appearing as an old woman, offered Snow White the…

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Pleased as Punch

Make ahead delights sure to impress your guests Punch — a five-letter word that ignites images of festive celebrations. Any holiday gathering is just a little more lively and joyous with an inviting bowl, pitcher or warm pot of punch. This time of year when Montana’s winds and temperatures are less than inviting, a warm…

Living Danishly

The cozy concept of Hygge Taking pleasure in the presence of gentle, soothing things like a freshly warmed cup of Golden Milk, putting on an exceptionally soft shearling robe to sit by the fire, or wrapping yourself in a faux fur pelt as the snow quietly falls outside your window = Hygge (pronounced hue-gah). Immersing…

Home Grown Holiday

Creative and one-of-a-kind Made in the Valley gifts SHARE YOUR COMPETITIVE SIDE Let your pride for your country or your spirit for the home team shine next time you hit the yard for a friendly family game of corn hole. Twin Mountain Creative is the handiwork of twin brothers, Shane and Travis McCullough. In addition…

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