Forage for this DIY Holiday Expression

Creating Your Own Rustic Wreath A wreath is such an iconic holiday statement. It oozes tradition and abundance.  With so many varieties, it is hard to pick a favorite look or feel.  While I’ve gravitated toward a classic look in the past, this holiday I searched for something different, a little simpler. Call this DIY creation,…

The Year that Sparked Christmas Shorts

And a dose of perfect giving About 10 years ago, during a busy December, with a house full of people and a busy career to manage, I decided, on December 23rd, that everyone in our house needed new Christmas Pajamas for the holiday season. I hadn’t had a lot of time for shopping, but I…

Hosting the Holidays

Mixed Metal accents bring on the sparkle & shine Our Christmas Decor feature is sponsored by Conlins, bringing home-style quality and value for more than 75 years. Nothing sets the mood for a party more than a visually stunning holiday table. Sitting down with family and friends over Christmas dinner or New Year’s brunch brings…

For the Love of a Book

Local authors share what we all need to crack open this winter With winter here, many of us are inspired by thoughts of sitting in front of the fireplace or grabbing a cozy blanket and snuggling up with a great read. To offer up a bit of food for thought, Yellowstone Valley Woman sat down…

The Unstoppable Rebecca Douglas

Changing minds, bodies & lives one workout at a time Fit Body Boot Camp isn’t your typical gym. For starters, it’s not even called a gym. It’s a fitness studio, and newcomers will notice that it’s smaller. Instead of a room full of treadmills and stationary equipment, Fit Body Boot Camp has an array of…

Cover Story: Restoring Honor with Justice

Judge Mary Jane Knisely’s Innovative Approach  In a quiet hallway behind the district county courtroom where Judge Mary Jane Knisely presides, a shackled and clean-shaven young man awaits transport back to the Yellowstone County Detention Facility. He shifts his weight from side to side yet stands a little taller when he sees her coming down…

Help Pack the Van for Deserving Kids!

  Every year, the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve don their uniforms in the hopes of brightening a child’s holiday. The Toys for Tots mission is to collect new, unwrapped toys during the holiday season and distribute them to less fortunate children right here in our community. Help them this Saturday, November 18th. Valley Federal Credit…

100 Ways to Change your Wellness Today!

power packed promises for a healthier you When it comes to health, many times, it’s the smallest steps that deliver the biggest results. Adopt some of these small but mighty promises to your body. In time, you might just experience lower levels of stress, higher doses of happiness and better progress reports when you hit…

Comfort Between Bread

The Tastings Team relishes sandwiches The most hearty and comforting lunch comes served between two slices of bread. The TASTINGS team visited Jake’s Bar and Grill, Simply Wine, and The Divide Bar and Grill. Our Tastings team sampled sandwiches and grabbed up paninis for a taste of some of Billings’ finest power lunches. The team…

Family Friendly Faves: Dinners on a Dime

7 Meals for Under $100 If you’re like many families, your food budget is one that can easily get out of whack. Refrigerator regulars like milk and meat can rise and fall in price, putting the squeeze on your wallet. Never fear! I dug deep into my recipe box and priced out some of my…

An American Beauty

Legacy of the O’Malley-Bosard Home Stately homes built over a century ago dot the American landscape. Composed of various architectural styles, they display the grandeur of days gone by. Some fall to ill repair while others blossom into the modern age with their integrity intact. Such is the history-rich O’Malley-Bosard Home of Poly Drive. Over…

Easy Upgrades for Easy Living

There’s nothing like the soothing comforts of home sweet home. It reflects how you express your individual style and personality. Whether your taste is modern or rustic, traditional or somewhere in-between, there are times when small upgrades can deliver a big impact. Just take some of these cues from our design experts. GO GLOBAL A…

A Well-Lived Life

Billings Centenarian’s Advice on Living Life to the Fullest Lilian Bergum is a woman who sparkles. She’ll look at you, and with a twinkle in her eye give you the kind of smile that says, “Wait until I tell you this!” She’s lived nearly 100 years on this earth and with the help of her…

A Dynamic Duo

Ariana & Aaron, twins looking for a ‘Forever Family’ Aaron and Ariana are two bubbly toddlers. They are inquisitive. While both only know a few words, they make sure that you know they have a lot to say. “They can light up a room with their smiles,” says their social worker, Lindsey Iczkowski. You’d never…

Dishing Up New Decor

When a towel becomes art When I hit the road to travel, I love shopping in the local boutiques. It’s a fun little peek into the lifestyle of the town you are visiting. You can find so many unique things that are different from our hometown shops.  Recently on a trip to Oregon, I stumbled…

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