Joy Larson was raised in Montana, is a graduate of the University of Montana, mother of four, animal lover and writer.
Pumpkin Spice No Bake Cookie Recipe
Yeah! Fall is just around the corner. It’s my favorite time of the year. I love the cooler weather, the falling leaves, football, school starting and everything pumpkin. I just can’t seem to get enough pumpkin this time of year.
Frosted Apple Pie Bites Recipe
My family loves it when I make apple pies. I, however, don’t like to make apple pies quite as much as they like to eat them. This is mainly because I make mine from scratch. The dough and the filling are all homemade. This is a bit labor intensive and time consuming.
Spicy Bacon Cheeseburger Dip Recipe
There is a lot of excitement in my house right now. You see, football season is finally here. My oldest son is a football fanatic. He can name players, numerous stats and is a whiz when it comes to football records, too. It’s almost scary how much that kid absorbs when it comes to football.
Homemade Pumpkin Spice Creamer Recipe
I’ve been day dreaming about fall thanks to our recent couple days of cooler weather. Fall is my favorite time of the year. Along with fall comes all things pumpkin. Coincidentally, I also love pumpkin.
Easy Lasagna Muffin Recipe
My family loves Italian food. One of our favorites is lasagna. I love to eat it, but I hate to make it. It can be a huge pain to make. From boiling a pot of water, then boiling the noodles, then layering everything and then finally cooking it for an hour. It can be very time consuming.
Blueberry Lemon Cake Recipe
The people in my family have a slight obsession with lemon. Pretty much any recipe that has delicious lemony flavor is a hit. I, on the other hand, love blueberries. This recipe beautifully melds these two amazing fruits together.
Paleo Apple Zucchini Muffin Recipe
I’m always looking for healthier alternatives to classic recipes. My boys absolutely love fruit muffins. It doesn’t matter what kind of fruit is in the muffins, they just love the way fruit and cake combine. So, when I ran across these muffins, I just had to give them a try. They were just as good as the original, if not better.
Easy Mocha Cupcake Recipe
Photo courtesy of iStock/ThinkStock I have a slight addiction to mochas. I can’t go more than one day without one. I don’t care if they are hot or cold. I don’t discriminate. It also doesn’t matter to me whether it’s first thing in the morning or right before bed, I will drink a mocha any time of the day or night ...
One Skillet Tortellini Lasagna Recipe
My family loves lasagna. I love eating lasagna, I just don’t love making lasagna. It is one of those meals that’s so delicious, but it is also really labor intensive to make and takes a long time to bake, too. So, when I ran across this recipe, I was very excited.
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 everyone who knocks at their door.
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.