Joy Larson was raised in Montana, is a graduate of the University of Montana, mother of four, animal lover and writer.
Easy Blended Coffee Recipe
This time of year I love to drink blended coffees. I would drink one every day if they weren’t so darn expensive and so full of calories. I always try to order mine with skim milk, which cuts down on the calories a little, but I know that doesn’t make it calorie free.
Summertime Strawberry Lemonade Cookie Recipe
Lemonade and iced tea are the staple drinks of summertime. My favorite has always been strawberry lemonade. It’s quite refreshing on a hot summer day. The tartness of the lemon and the sweetness of the strawberry make it the perfect combination.
Natural Ways to Heal a Sunburn
With the summer in full swing and 90 degree temperatures knocking on our doors almost every day, a sunburnis almost an inevitability. There’s not much worse than spending time enjoying a Montana summer day, only to find you look like a Maine lobster.
Natural Ways to Heal a Sunburn
With the summer in full swing and 90 degree temperatures knocking on our doors almost every day, a sunburn is almost an inevitability. There’s not much worse than spending time enjoying a Montana summer day, only to find you look like a Maine lobster.
Cookie Dough Peanut Butter Recipe
My favorite part of cookies has always been the cookie dough. The balls of dough on the cookie sheet would disappear just as fast as my mom could put them there when my siblings and I were younger. My kids are no different. Another food my kids adore is peanut butter.
BLT Ranch Cold Pasta Salad Recipe
One of my favorite things about hot weather is eating cold pasta salad. Cold pasta salad is the perfect dish for hot summer nights. I throw almost anything in with cold pasta and eat it. You can have a complete meal, quickly and with just a few ingredients.
Country Caviar Recipe
Have you been looking for a dish that is unique, maybe a little something different for your backyard barbecues? Are you tired of the same old baked beans and sour cream chip dip? This recipe is great for outdoor dining. It is crisp, zesty and even a bit spicy. It can be used as a dip for chips or s…
Easy Pull Apart Pizza Bake Recipe
I love finding new ways to make pizza. Pizza is my family’s favorite meal. I have made it with French bread for a crust, rolled up like a cinnamon roll or as calzones. It doesn’t seem to matter how it’s made, as long as you have the same basic ingredients you just can’t go wr…
5 Strange Things You Can Do to Keep Cool This Summer
Thanks to our recent heat wave, I’ve been researching ways to keep cool. I was surprised to find some very unusual ways to keep cool. These cool remedies range from lotions and herbal supplements, to mind power and eating habits. I plan on trying at least a few of these to help beat the swelte…
Coconut Banana Bread Recipe
I bought a giant jar of coconut oil a couple of weeks ago and have been dying to try it in a few recipes. I kept hearing how good it was for me and how good it tastes. If you Google coconut oil you will be amazed at how many uses there are for it. It seems that coconut oil is just as good for you on…