Summer is in the air and Softie's Ice Cream Shop is open. As I was cruising around the other night (well driving like the middle aged woman I am) I noticed that Softie's on the corner of Broadwater and 24th Street West is open.
In the first years of my life, I had a dairy allergy. Even having a teaspoon of milk would give me a three day ear infection. So I had my bowl of Cheerios with soy milk, and orange sherbet was the only option when the family stopped at an ice cream parlor.
Starting with the Breakfast Flakes, listen every hour from 5am to 5pm to win a gift card from Baskin-Robbins 31 Flavors that can be redeemed at either of their two locations. See below for address. Mark and Paul will also be drawing for a $1000 Clark Marten gift certificate at 9:45am.
My favorite Summer treat by far is homemade ice cream. We always had it a couple times each summer. Sometimes, if you got the first bowl you could taste the rock salt that crept into the lid. I'm not sure if people even make it anymore because of the work involved but it was the best brain freeze I ever had...
One of the highlights of this year's Strawberry Festival in Downtown Billings will feature hot competition with a cold twist.
On Saturday beginning at 2 p.m., Big Dipper Ice Cream will host its first ice cream eating contest under Sky Point, just a block away from its new shop at the corner of First and Broadway, formerly the Marcasa location...
Once or twice per week I stop by the gift shop on the first floor of the Crowne Plaza in downtown Billings because our studios are located here on the 23rd floor. I usually go for one reason... they carry Wilcoxson's fudge bars.