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How to Have an Amazing Open House

So, you have finally done it-- you have decided to sell your home. You probably are relieved that you have finally gotten to this point, but you may be asking yourself, ‘what now?’. Well, once you have found a real estate agent, it’s time to prepare your home to be shown. Your home can be shown to prospective buyers in many ways, but the one that needs the most preparation and the most work is an open house. Like the name suggests, your home will be open for the public to tour and see. This can be a great opportunity to advertise your home, but there are some key things that need to be done before you start inflating balloons and setti... Read More

At the Seat of Idaho: The Capitol Building

Sitting at the end of a grand processional that cuts through the City of Boise, is the Idaho Capitol Building. This grand building sprawls hundreds of thousands square feet, and the prominent dome soars over 200 feet into the air. Atop it, a massive golden eagle watches over Boise and keeps the seat of Idaho’s government under its protective wings. Living in Boise, you’ve probably seen the Capitol Building and it’s impressive architecture. If you’ve just visited Boise, odds are you’ve probably seen the building as well. It’s a worthwhile visit whether you live here, or are just passing through. If you live in Idaho, you might conside... Read More

Enjoying an Old Prison in a New Way

There was a time when these cells were full. The voices of guards and inmates carried down the halls, mixing with the iron bars and doors closing. The inmate sitting in silence and darkness, locked away in solitary confinement. Or the telltale sound of an iron ball and chain dragging across the ground, locked to an inmate’s ankle. The cells were cramped and barren. Even the guards werent afforded much luxury. The cells have long since been empty, and the cell blocks and halls are now silent. Today, people fill the old prison, but they arent inmates. The Old Idaho Penitentiary is well over one hundred years old. But it still stands, a... Read More