Joy Larson was raised in Montana, is a graduate of the University of Montana, mother of four, animal lover and writer.
What is Montana’s Beer Ranking?
Recently, a few brave souls took on the challenge of finding the best microbrews in each state. I know this sounds like a torturous and tedious task, but these men care so much for others that I’m sure they felt it was their duty to take on this task. A public service really.
Sesame Chicken Noodle Recipe
My family and I just absolutely loves a local noodle shop. My favorite dish there is a chicken noodle dish with veggies. It’s one of the few places we go that I just can’t help myself but lick the bowl clean.
Montana is the Best State Ever
It’s been a full year now that I’ve been on my kick to build a healthier life for me and my family. I didn’t make any drastic changes but slowly swapped some less healthy foods for healthier ones (most times unbeknownst to my family). I also made an effort to get outside every day and exercise a few…
Easy Cream Cheese Cherry Crescent Bake Recipe
I will let you know right off the bat that this recipe is not the healthiest dessert recipe you will find, but it is one of the easiest to make and the best tasting. It only takes a few simple ingredients and you have a dessert that tastes like something you would buy at a fancy bakery.
5 Simple Super Bowl Snacks
I’m not a big football fan. However, if I’m going to force myself to watch one football game a year, it’s going to be the Super Bowl. There are only two good things about the Super Bowl: Food and Commercials. If it wasn’t for those two things my life would be blissfully free …
The I Love Missoula Online Auction is Almost Here
Do you love Missoula? I know I do. Why not celebrate the things that are great about this town? The I Love Missoula Auction is a great way to do this and it’s just in time for Valentine’s Day, too.
Tips to Making 2014 a Little Healthier than 2013
I managed to get a little healthier in 2013 than I was in 2012. I didn’t make any drastic changes because I knew I couldn’t stick with them. Instead, I chose to change one small thing at a time to slowly make some changes toward a healthier lifestyle...
How I Recover from Family Holidays
I’m going to begin by saying that I dearly love my family. Doesn’t everyone love their families? There is nothing better than getting together for holidays and spending time with the people you love, but rarely get to see.
My 8 Favorite Holiday Treats
There is a lot of baking that goes on in my house during the Christmas season. Whether it is with the kids, by myself, with family members or with friends, baking is a great way to enjoy the holidays. Not only is making these holiday goodies fun, it is also satisfying. For your belly that is.
5 Great Secret Santa Gifts
With the Christmas season upon us, it’s time for secret Santas. It doesn’t seem to matter if you work or not, just about any group, club or job you do will have a secret Santa exchange. The hardest part of being a secret Santa is knowing what to get for someone else, especially when the …