Joy Larson was raised in Montana, is a graduate of the University of Montana, mother of four, animal lover and writer.
Is Montana Home to One of the Deadliest Roads in America?
The answer to this question should be no surprise. Of course Montana is home to one of the top 10 deadliest roads in America. Montana is still wild and untamed compared to most of the United States.
Egg and Pancake Breakfast Bites Recipes
With school starting again soon, I’ve been searching for a few new options for breakfast. The kids and I get tired of eating cold cereal and oatmeal on weekdays, and would love a little break from the ordinary.
Best Things About School Starting Again
I always love when summer is here and school ends until fall. My kids love it too. There is always so much anticipation as to what the summer will bring. Where will we go on vacation? Who will we see? What exciting things will happen?
Heath Candy Bar and Caramel Cake Recipe
My favorite candy bar in the whole world is Heath. I am addicted to English toffee. This candy bar is the perfect mix of crunchy English toffee covered in delicious chocolate. So, when I came across this delectable sounding cake recipe starring my favorite candy bar, I just had to try it.
Beer Drinkers on the Decline
I read a recent statistic that shocked me. Apparently beer drinking is on the decline. According to the most recent Gallup survey, beer consumption is down 20 percent from the 1990s.
Super Simple No Dough Pizza Recipe
As you may already know from some of my previous posts, I love pizza recipes. It doesn’t matter how it is put together, pizza is delicious and a hit in my house. The easier and quicker it is to make, the better.
What’s in Your Shed?
This summer I have slowly been trying to de-clutter my house and garage. My grand plan is to have a huge garage sale at the end of the summer when I’ve been through everything we own and deciphered if it is worthy enough to take up space in our lives.
Caramel Pretzel Brownie Recipe
My family loves brownies. I have to admit that I make my brownies from a box. Yes, Betty Crocker, Duncan Hines and the Pillsbury Dough Boy are my best friends when it comes to baking. It’s not that I’m lazy, it’s just that I’ve tried making homemade brownies before and they j…
Do Montanans Drink More Beer Than Any Other State?
We Missoulians love our beer. Could this be because we love to support our local breweries? Or is it just because we enjoy beer period, no matter where it’s brewed? I think it is both. We just love beer. But are we different than the rest of the state? Do all Montanans love beer as much as we …
Is McDonald’s McDouble McMagic?
For those of us who love the guilty pleasure that McDonald’s food is, we have an answered prayer. According to New York Post columnist Kyle Smith, the McDouble is a wonderful way to eat healthy for cheap.
Floating the Alberton Gorge
Did you know that just a few miles west of Missoula sits a whitewater rafters dream? Yes, the Alberton Gorge is home to class II and class III rapids. This stretch of whitewater boasts five major rapids, and numerous smaller rapids. Not only is this a whitewater lover’s dream, it is just plain…
Easy Cheesy Ranch and Bean Dip Recipe
With all the barbecues and parties I’ve been to this summer, I’ve tasted many types of dip. There is the always famous 7-layer dip, plain salsa, cheese and salsa and the ever beloved sour cream dip. It’s always the same few dips popping up at every party.