Joy Larson was raised in Montana, is a graduate of the University of Montana, mother of four, animal lover and writer.
Uniquely Missoula Summer
As we Missoulians know, there is no place like Montana in the summer. The weather is amazing and there is so much to do. It’s one of the best places to live and enjoy the outdoors. If you’re looking for a few ways to enjoy this summer, then here’s a list of things to make sure you …
Are Montana Drivers the Worst in the Nation?
I know we as Montanans love to make fun of other drivers. This especially seems to be true in the summer months when tourism is at its highest. If you stop at one of our local truckstops, or just take a short drive on the weekend, you will be surprised to see the variety of license plates you can sp…
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.
Buglin’ in the Big Sky This Friday and Saturday at Sportsman’s Warehouse
Are you and your family a family of buglers? Do you spend quality family time trying to see who can make the best elk call? If so, then you will want to head down to Sportsman’s Warehouse on Friday and Saturday, July 19 and July 20. This event is for aspiring buglers and elk lovers too.
Hearty Beer Bread Recipe
Montanan’s love their beer. Why else would Montana be home to so many amazing breweries? Yes, we all have our favorite local beers. You love the taste of your brew so much, wouldn’t you like to enjoy it another way besides just drinking it?
Nothing Says Manly Like a Fur Coat
I don’t know if I’ve ever been more confused by a campaign. I’m not sure what chest hair has to do with chocolate milk. Do you?
What Was Nabisco Thinking? Watermelon Oreos?
I didn’t think I would live to see the apocalypse, but it is here. I guess the world was bound to end sometime. Did we really think it could last forever? Things were too good to be true.
Best Things to Do on July 4 in Missoula
There are so many things to do with your day off this Fourth of July that it can be hard to decide what to choose. To help pick what to do with your extra day off, we’ve compiled a list of fun things and events to do this Independence Day. There is a little something for everyone, from movies …
One Lucky Family Draws Two Amazing Hunting Tags
Just in case everyone in Missoula hasn’t heard yet, my husband drew a mountain goat tag. I’m not sure how there could possibly be anyone left in this town who hasn’t heard, as he has been on the phone nonstop since he found out.
Fourth of July Party Favorites
If you are like pretty much everyone in America, you will be spending the fourth with family and/or friends. It’s just one of those holidays that screams backyard get-together. I myself will be enjoying a fun-filled fourth with the ones I love and am planning on bringing a couple of these deli…
How to Avoid Road Rage During Construction Season in Montana
Is anyone else sick of construction season yet? I know it just started, but I’m already over it. I have a feeling I’m going to end up with a severe case of road rage if I don’t figure out how to deal with slow moving vehicles and cones everywhere I go. Here are the ideas I’ve…
Weird Craigslist Items
It never ceases to amaze me the things that are for sale on Craigslist. I enjoy seeing the items that people think they can sell. I’m sure we would all be surprised at what does sell. One of these days, when I have spare time on my hands, I’m going to see what crazy stuff I can sell. Her…