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Found 7 blog entries for May 2016.

 

 

It’s no surprise that Boise is an increasingly popular city. There are jobs, great food, good weather, and loads of fun things to do. However, with all the new development of Boise, it is important to keep the traditional Boise attractions alive for future generations. The following is a list of the Must See Places in Boise for the next time you are looking for something to do. They were selected because of their historical or cultural importance, or because it has been a long-loved tradition.

The View from Table Rock

If you want a view that will take your breath away, the view from Table Rock is the place to go. Table Rock is a massive sandstone outcropping that sits just above the Idaho Penitentiary, overlooking the entire valley. It…

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On your home search through the Treasure Valley you have probably run into many properties that have unique architectural characteristics. These may include things like columns, spiral stair cases, etc; but one of unique characteristic of some homes you may have underestimated is the loft. Though it may not seem like much, a loft can be an easy way to add a room with some extra character to your new home. Lofts are usually more finished than a typical attic so transforming it into another room or a storage area should be much easier than if you were to do it in an attic.

The following are several ideas for transforming your loft into useful, and aesthetically pleasing, space. Before you begin, however, remember to have it inspected for safety.…

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In the Treasure Valley there are dozens of aesthetic and beautiful new construction neighborhoods and subdivisions. Some of them are luxury homes in the Boise Foothills, some are part of the suburban oasis, and there are even some that make up the urban environment of Boise’s downtown. These homes range from big to small and have a variety of amenities available. Amenities like dine in restaurants, fast food restaurants, grocery stores, and even movie theaters. The following list are a few of the most popular and highly coveted new construction areas in the valley.

Paramount

The Paramount subdivision is located in northern Meridian off of Chinden Boulevard and Meridian Road, and is, by far, one of the most popular subdivisions in the area.…

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The cool early morning summer air feels nice as you walk among the booths, looking at the various products and foods that the vendors are selling. Not far from you, a local musical group is playing live music to liven up your shopping experience. You stop and chat with one of the vendors, where you learn about how they grew their potatoes, locally. All of the vendors are local, and each one is personally responsible for the products that they are selling from food to merchandise, and everything is made or grown locally.

Welcome to the Nampa Farmers Market at Lloyd Square. Every Saturday from the last one in April to the last one in October, this wonderful market opens from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., regardless of the weather. Farmers markets are a…

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So, you’ve done it, you’re in your new home. You’ve signed all the papers, crossing the T’s and dotting the I’s. You’ve packed, loaded, moved, unloaded, and unpacked all your belongings; and now, you are ready to make your new home, your own. What are you going to do with your brand new home? Create the ultimate home theater system, add on to the second floor, or something else?

Whatever your grand schemes are for making your home your own, you might want to consider getting your backyard ready for those summer parties you’ve been dreaming about. Entertaining can be hard, there are a lot of things that go into making a great party; and ambiance, seating, and decorating are always a bit of an annoying part of it. However, with the right…

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Decorating your new home is always an exciting experience. You’ve gotten all the heavy lifting over with, the unpacking is complete, and now, you can sit back and decide what kind of look you want for your new Idaho home. But before you go out and buy yourself all new paintings, flowers, etc, and succumb to sticker shock, check out these great do-it-yourself ideas for inexpensive decorating.

Bedrooms are usually one of the most important rooms in the house and short of repainting, buying enormous clocks and such, there aren’t that many obvious ways to spruce up a bedroom. However, never underestimate the power of an intricate headboard. Choosing sheets, pillows, and comforters are all fine and dandy, but the effect of a unique headboard can…

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If you’ve never been to Northern Idaho, it’s worth a visit. It’s a beautiful and mountainous area. You’ll find plenty of mountain lakes, rivers, and forests to explore, and the scenery is outstanding. When it comes to fishing, you’ll be hard pressed to find any place better than Lake Coeur d’Alene.

Picture yourself floating gently on the beautiful lake, surrounded by forests and wildlife. You’ll be fishing with osprey, and if you’re here in the winter, you’ll be fishing with bald eagles. It’s a spectacular piece of Idaho, and you’ll be fishing in an incredible part of the state. Whether you want to hit the lake yourself or hire a fishing guide, Lake Coeur d’Alene has a wide variety of fish for you to try and catch. You’ll be able to fish for…

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