Getting to Know Haslam Family Dental

Meeting the Haslams Were I to guess, I would say the first time I saw Michele and Cody Haslam, it was on the playground at our local elementary school. Their daughter and my son would have been going into kindergarten together. I admittedly don’t remember much about that day, as there were a lot of […]

Meeting Yellowstone Kelly

  Okay, so I didn’t actually meet Yellowstone Kelly. At least not in the “Hi, my name is Julie, how are you?” sort of way. The man had long been a memory by the time I made my entrance into the world, in fact. I heard of him occasionally and a few years back my […]

KOA Newsletter

Widely known as North America’s largest system of family-friendly campgrounds, KOA, or Kampgrounds of America, is well known for its distinctive yellow signs found in more than 185 cities and towns across the U.S. and Canada. It may be surprising to some to learn, however, that KOA began right here in Billings, Montana, when entrepreneur […]

Cody Mural Website

Cody WY – bringing history back with a website. If you were to ask people what they knew about Cody, Wyoming, most of them would likely talk about the man after which it was named: William “Buffalo Bill” Cody. Few, however, would be able to tell you about the history of the pioneers who settled the […]

Time Savers Article

I began my freelance career writing for an award-winning local publication called Magic Magazine. My first article coincided with the 30th anniversary of Roots, and I had the opportunity write about something I’m actually fairly fascinated with: genealogy.  Since that time, I’ve written countless articles on homes (getting to tour people’s homes is awesome, in […]

LINK Magazine Premiere Issue

In early 2014, not long after I launched Box 117 Creative, I was contacted by the special publications team at the Billings Gazette. Working in conjunction with the Billings Chamber of Commerce, they were in the process of creating a new quarterly publication called LINK, and asked if I would write a story for the new […]