When Dinosaurs Roam the University of Montana #JurassicQuest

When Dinosaurs Roam the University of Montana #JurassicQuest

Jurassic Quest bring life-sized dinosaurs to town! This weekend at the University of Montana Jurassic Quest set up their Dinosaur Adventure and it was a sight to see.  The main exhibit brings realistic dinosaurs, in life-sized proportions.  There were a ton of dinos! About Jurassic Quest: Jurassic Quest brings you a Dinosaur Adventure for the whole family. The main dinosaur exhibit features ultra-realistic, life-size animatronic dinosaurs; Over 50 life-size dinosaurs in all. Visitors Continue reading

Art and Coffee – Art on Tap Missoula

Art and Coffee – Art on Tap Missoula

What happens when you combine coffee and an art class?  Well today I discovered that art and coffee = fun! A few weeks ago, at work I saw a notification come across my newsfeed.  (Yes, I Facebook at work - Yes, my boss knows - Yes, it is awesome) The notification was for a Valentine's Day event with  Art on Tap Missoula.  I had never heard of it so a few clicks later and I find myself looking at the schedule for Art on Tap Missoula.  This particular event involved painting a picture at a Continue reading

22 Reasons to visit me in Missoula!

22 Reasons to visit me in Missoula!

Rivers and mountains and bison, OH MY!  It's that time of year in Western Montana when I start missing people.  It's not quite spring, everything has melted but the blooms have not started to come out yet and it's been more than 6 months since I have seen anyone in my family.  It's this time of year I start dreaming of road trips back to Colorado and Nebraska to see my friends and family.  I have not made that trip in a while, hopefully this year but just because we can sometimes travel to see Continue reading

Unexpected Finds – The Sweets Barn in Lolo, MT

Unexpected Finds – The Sweets Barn in Lolo, MT

We have been having a beautiful winter here in Missoula, Montana.  I could not even dream up a better winter than the one we have had so far.  (Knock on wood) This week we have had temps as high as 58, and last year at this time our high temperature was -2.  We have had a bit of snow here, and there but overall it has been mostly up in the mountains and staying out of the Missoula Valley. Today, the sun came out while I was at work and I knew that I did not want to go home and clean with this Continue reading

Exploring #Missoula with the Caffeinated Mama!

Exploring #Missoula with the Caffeinated Mama!

Last weekend my Mom and Mr R. came into town to visit.  These annual visits have become very special because it is the only time we get to see each other. During their visit we got to explore a few places around Missoula, Montana that I have not really seen before! The Smokejumper Visitor Center is something you can only see here in Missoula!  It was neat to see how things have changed over the past (nearly) 70 years of Smokejumper Continue reading