Joy Larson was raised in Montana, is a graduate of the University of Montana, mother of four, animal lover and writer.
Cold Japanese Chicken Salad Recipe
When I was growing up we took in a few Japanese exchange students. Every now and then they would cook for us. This is one of the dishes that they made for us. Well, it’s at least the Americanized version of the salad that they made for us.
5 Ways to Decorate Eggs This Easter
With Easter popping up this weekend, many of us will be buying cartons upon cartons of eggs to boil and decorate with our families. For years we have done the same old boring Easter egg kits from the box stores that come with a few piddily little stickers and not so vibrant colors. I don’t know abo…
Smores Cake Bars Recipe
With Spring here and bonfires and barbecues in our very near future, it’s time to break out the smores. This recipe is a great way to break out the smores any time of day or night. It is one of those treats that looks like it takes a lot of time and hard work to make, but is actually really ea…
Cadbury Easter Egg Bar Recipe
My husband is absolutely in love with these bars. He loves them so much that it is rare he will share even a bar or two. He is known for eating the entire pan himself. It doesn’t matter that he practically makes himself sick by doing this, he still won’t stop eating them.
Let Me Take a Selfie
Is anyone else annoyed by selfies? I probably wouldn’t mind them so much if they were a rare occurance. However, it seems that I can’t go one day without seeing a handful of selfies.
Colorful Crispy Easter Egg Recipe
That’s right folks, spring is here which means Easter is just around the corner. I love Easter. It is one of my favorite holidays. I love hiding eggs and candy for my kids to find and watching them run all over the place searching for it. I love watching their eyes light up as they find …
Four Fresh Alcoholic Spring Drinks
It’s looking like this weekend is shaping up to be the first real shot of spring weather we’re going to get this year. As far as I’m concerned, this calls for a celebration. What better way is there to do that than by kicking back in a lawn chair, soaking up the sun and sipping on …
Rats are Awesome
When I was younger I had a pet rat named Ned. He was given to me by my brother, much to my mother’s chagrin. He was a sweet little albino rat. I used to put him in the hood of my sweatshirt and go for walks. He was very sweet.
Crockpot Meat Lovers Pizza Casserole Recipe
Are there times when you want pizza, but you don’t have time to make homemade pizza after work and afterschool activities? Of course, you could always use a frozen pizza, but they still take time to bake and usually don’t taste too great either.
Is it Cat Saturday Yet?
I have to start out by saying that my husband is not a cat lover, in the slightest. However, every Saturday he eagerly awaits the new Cat Saturday posts. He then spends a good half an hour laughing (almost to the point of tears) at cat picture after cat picture.