Joy Larson was raised in Montana, is a graduate of the University of Montana, mother of four, animal lover and writer.
Delicious Crockpot Chicken and Dumpling Recipe
I absolutely love chicken and dumplings, especially on a chili fall evening in Montana. There is nothing quite like hot soup to help thaw out your bones after a long cold day. This recipe is a great one for doing just that.
6 Foods That Help Fight a Cold
With the weather changing and fall upon, cold season is in full swing. Everyone in my household is sporting a cold right now. Colds do a good job of making us feel miserable. I will do or eat anything I can that helps to ward off a cold.
Easy and Delicious Pumpkin Pie French Toast Recipe
This recipe mixes two of my favorite foods in the world. It is a delicious medley of pumpkin pie and French toast. The great thing about it is that you can eat it like pumpkin pie with some whipped cream or eat it like French toast with butter and syrup.
Mom Sings About What Life is Like With Four Boys
For those of you who wonder what it’s like to be a mother of four boys, wonder no more. Another wonderful and saintly mother of four boys penned and sings a song, set to “When You Say Nothing at All” by Allison Kraus that describes to a tee exactly what it’s like.
The New $100 Bill is Here
In case you’ve been waiting with eager anticipation for the new $100 bills to get here, you don’t have to wait any longer. It is here and a lot more colorful than it used to be.
A Coffee Lover’s Dream Come True
Like many Americans, I am a coffee lover. I’m a regular at a local coffee shop, so much so that I don’t even have to order. The baristas see me walk through the door and they start making my drink. I always have my drink in my hand before I’ve even paid for it.
Grandma Barrie’s Baking Powder Biscuit Recipe
When I was growing up my grandparents lived in another state. We only saw them a few times a year and every time we saw them we would beg my grandmother to make her famous biscuits. Everyone loved her biscuits.
Ten Things Kids Think Moms Should Know
As a mom it’s easy to wonder if you’re doing a good job. Unfortunately for moms, kids don’t come with an instruction manual. We always try to do our best, but we doubt if our best is really good enough.
5 Things to Do in the Rain
Given the recent wetness we’ve been so fortunate to have lately, I decided to look at it positively rather than negatively because it seems as though it’s going to stick around for a while. So, here are some creative, and not so creative, ways I’ve come up with to make it through r…
Hunter Gets More Than He Bargained for and Has Close Encounter with a Black Bear
My husband is an avid hunter, so he has had a few close encounters with wildlife in his day. However, he has never had an encounter quite as close as this hunter had. This hunter was enjoying a nice afternoon in a tree stand waiting for his prey to come along, when he was visited by an almost too fr…
Poppin’ Fresh – Love for the Pillsbury Dough Boy
No he’s not a rapper, though he does have a good rappers name. No, Poppin’ Fresh is one of America’s best loved brand mascots. He was always one of my favorites growing up.
Dr Pepper Crockpot Elk Roast Recipe
With rifle season right around the corner, and bow season already here, I’ve decided to throw in some recipes that can be used for big game meat and meat you can buy at the grocery store. Since my husband is an avid hunter, I have learned how to cook game meat, and I have reached the point where I a…