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INDIAN SUMMER PASTA RECIPE

INDIAN SUMMER PASTA RECIPE

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Written by Nancy Snyderman

The days are getting shorter in Montana but the afternoons and evenings are still warm enough for an easy pasta dish that can be served at room temperature or chilled.  This recipe uses ingredients that we love at Thistle Creek – Bella Cucina’s Mint Pistachio Pesto and Preserved Lemons.  This is easy and a keeper.  

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World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day

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Written by Nancy Snyderman
Even before the pandemic, one in eight people globally was diagnosed with a mental disorder. Take that number and double it with the social isolation of the last few years, difficulty in connecting to counselors and mental health advocates and we have a deepening crisis on our hands Today, we are facing a shortage of funds and experts to help those who are suffering. Too many people struggle in silence, afraid of the stigma of mental health disorders, and a lack of diagnosis and treatment...
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Thank God for moms!

Thank God for moms!

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Written by Nancy Snyderman
Joy and Nancy The old statement about a girl’s relationship with her mother goes something like ...
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International Women's Day

International Women's Day

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Written by Nancy Snyderman
I have suffragette blood coursing in my veins…literally.  On a table in my bedroom sits a photo of two women – one younger with soft curls, sitting in a wooden wheelbarrow and another, older and stern looking woman, standing behind her.
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Small Town Christmas

Small Town Christmas

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Written by Nancy Snyderman

The magic of a small town Montana Christmas

There is glitz and glamour with the lighting of the Christmas trees in Washington DC and  Rockefeller Center in New York.  I have seen both in person and for me, while they are spectacular, neither event holds the sheer joy and anticipation of the holiday parade in my town of Big Timber, MT.  

In a town of 1600 people, more than 1,000 folks lined our Main Street for a Viking themed parade (our area was settled by proud Norwegians) that included students, businesses, music, and of course horses and dogs.  Shops and restaurants were humming and people strolled, shopped and caught up with neighbors.  Young and old lingered and talked and wished each other well….those little things we can do to bring the magic to everyday.

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Changing Routines

Changing Routines

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Written by Nancy Snyderman
Today. for the first time in a long time, I changed things up. I always get up early  and tend to...
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SPRING IS POPPING AT THISTLE CREEK

SPRING IS POPPING AT THISTLE CREEK

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Written by Nancy Snyderman
I drove down from the ranch yesterday through a wet (and badly needed) six inches of snow. I was ...
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thistle creek 2.0

thistle creek 2.0

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Written by Nancy Snyderman
When I opened thistle creek in June 2020 the entire nation was in turmoil. Established stores wer...
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SPRING RHUBARB GIN FIZZ

SPRING RHUBARB GIN FIZZ

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Written by Mery Donald
Spring Rhubarb Fizz recipe.
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WHAT COULD GO RIGHT...

WHAT COULD GO RIGHT...

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Written by Nancy Snyderman
When we jumped at the idea of opening a home goods store in downtown Big Timber in May, I don’t t...
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Shopping Local

Shopping Local

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Written by Nancy Snyderman
If there is one gift or opportunity that could arise out of this COVID-19 pandemic it may be that...
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