Joy Larson was raised in Montana, is a graduate of the University of Montana, mother of four, animal lover and writer.
My 5 Favorite Ways to Destress
I don’t know about you, but work and just life in general can really get to me sometimes. It seems like this happens in the summer for me. I think it’s because everyone else goes on vacation, so that makes more work for me. This undoubtedly causes more stress than usual.
Best Maternity Pics Ever
I’m not a huge fan of maternity pictures. I find it very uncomfortable when I go to someone’s house and there are mostly naked pictures of the woman plastered all over the walls to for everyone to see. I think it’s a bit bizarre that someone would want intimate pictures with everyo…
For Women Only
Ladies, do you remember your preteen years? Do you remember those talks you had with your girlfriends? The ones who had older sisters? The talks about the red death? The crimson tide? Aunt Flo?
Zucchini Lemon Bread Recipe
I love summer. Not just because of the long summer nights but because of the awesome food that my husband grows in his garden. We always end up with boxes full of tomatoes, baskets full of onions and buckets full of zucchinis.
Super Easy Summer Fruit Cookie Recipe
Lemon desserts are quite popular in my house, especially this time of the year. There is just something about summer that screams lemon. Perhaps it’s because lemonade seems to be the drink of choice when the weather is hot. There is just nothing like drinking a tall glass of cool lemonade on a…
It’s hard to drive in Missoula and not see a handful of homeless people holding signs on one corner or another. Missoula is home to the homeless.
Fat Wild Kingdom
We have a dog that is a little on the hefty side. She is so large that the vet has told us she needs to lose 20 percent of her weight. This wasn’t a shock to us as her nickname is Moo Moo.
One Pot Italian Veggie Pasta Recipe
These one pot recipes have been flooding my Facebook page lately. I haven’t tried to make one yet, but I’m going to try to make at least one this week. They look super easy. All you have to do is just throw everything into a pot and cook it on the stove.
My 10 Favorite Pinterest Health Quotes
I am a bit of a health nut (emphasis on the nut). That just means that I try to be healthy, but I do it with a sense of humor. I try not to take anything too seriously.
5 Fun Kids Drinks for Summer
There’s just something about summer that makes me want to celebrate every day. These are drinks that I might normally make for a party or special occasion the rest of the year. However, summertime and no school is good enough reason for me (and especially my kids) to celebrate.