Where Chefs Eat

In order to run a successful kitchen, head chefs must commit themselves to long hours and a sometimes hectic environment. Their life is dedicated to food: creating, cooking, catering to others. But, what about when it is their turn to indulge? Where do these culinary masters go to treat themselves? Head Chefs from three of the areas best restaurants divulge…

Farm to Table

Nestled between the towns of Bridger and Belfry, on the outskirts of Red Lodge, you will find Boja Farm. Spanning over 60 acres, the land was purchased in September 1995 by Bonnie Martinell and her husband, Jack. The Martinells built their home in 1996 and began planting the orchard in spring of 1997. The pair have transformed the original bare…

Open House

At the heart of every home is its kitchen. We spend countless hours in this room, preparing meals, baking, starting and ending our days, socializing, creating memories. The perfect kitchen should seamlessly combine convenience and style, showcasing both your culinary prowess and personal tastes. Building the kitchen of your dreams may seem like a complicated endeavor, but the professionals are here…

Hops and Vine

 Montmartre Brut, $10.95  "Montmartre sparkling wine is a distinctive cuvée that salutes its namesake's exuberant bohemian community of painters, poets, musicians and dance-hall performers. Fresh and fruity, lively on the palate, with a delicate mousse and appealing finish, Montmartre Brut makes a fine aperitif and accompanies a variety of light dishes."  MacRostie 2015 Chardonnay Sonoma Coast,* $19.95

Autumn Bliss

 Article Stephanie Hower | Photography Trevan Hiersche  Moving forward into the new season, your wardrobe should be as crisp and cool as an autumn day. Changing weather means it's time to reinvigorate your closet with fresh pieces. Yet shopping can be a daunting task, fraught with indecision and insecurity. Luckily, on the West End in the Shops at Shiloh Crossing, there is a…

Rustic Fresh Fruit Tart

 Article Stephanie Hower | Photography Trevan Hiersche  "Harper & Madison delights in making and serving European-style desserts. We use real butter, cream, fine chocolate and the best quality ingredients that we can find. We work with our hands and our hearts to create exceptional food." —Joanie Swords, owner and founder of Harper & Madison.   Puff Pastry

Insta-Inspire

 Article Stephanie Hower | Photography Stephanie Hower*  Rachelle Kathleen, @rachellekathleen  Why you need to follow her:

The Art of Organization

 Article Stephanie Hower | Photography Photos provided  For some, staying organized can feel more like a headache than a life hack. If reaching for something to wear involves digging and searching, yet the thought of a closet overhaul gives you anxiety, take a breath and let the experts help with your storage dilemma. Closet Guy of Billings has been assisting those who…

Community Leaders and Their Pets

 Article Stephanie Hower | Photography Trevan Hiersche  A community thrives through the efforts of those who take charge and strive to make it a better place to live. Though they all come from different backgrounds and pursue different courses, these five leaders share at least two common threads: a desire to help shape their community and a love for the…

5 Things I Love with Karlee Albertson

 Article Stephanie Hower  Helping Families, One Manicure at a Time  "Be the change you want to see."