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April 2016

Found 8 blog entries for April 2016.



Gardening has grown into a very popular pastime here in America over the last few years; helping people get in touch with nature and save a few bucks along the way. There are hundreds of people, especially here in Idaho that start gardening every year and have been benefitted both financially and physically with the good natural vegetables they grow. However, due to space constrictions, it is not only difficult, but can be near impossible to garden—even here in the Treasure Valley. It can be a frustrating predicament to be in, but, luckily, if you are in this situation, there are some great ideas that can help you get the garden you want.

1) Don’t Just Stick to the Backyard

Backyards are typically where people plant their gardens, and why

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If you need proof that Idaho is a fantastic and beautiful state, you’ll find no better evidence than standing on top of the tallest mountain peak in Idaho: Mount Borah. This is by no means a simple task, but if you can brave the rugged terrain, physically and mentally demanding climb, and strive to reach the top, you will not be disappointed. Mount Borah is located in the Lost River Range, which stretches 70 miles between Challis and Arco. This is an incredible mountain range, and it contains the majority of Idaho’s tallest mountains and peaks.

There are a lot of different paths and trails you can take in order to reach the summit of Mount Borah, but they are all challenging. Even though the standard route is challenging, many

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Upgrading a home is a dream that many homeowners have. And why not, it can raise the resale value of the home. However, before you break out the sledgehammers and wall paint, it is important to be selective when it comes to what projects you choose to undertake. There are home improvement projects out there that can cost you more than they are worth. This article, however, will focus on the upgrades that will raise the value of your home and will not be a waste of your time.

Maintenance and Repairs

This isn’t necessarily an upgrade, but it is important for elevating your home’s value. Many times there are problems that occur in a home that are simply due to lack of maintenance. They could be simple things to fix in the future, but, when

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When you live in Boise, Idaho, you make a choice. That choice is a lifestyle. You want access to some of the best recreational opportunities in the West, and Idaho delivers. You live for the outdoors. And that is why you live in Boise. You made the choice to live your lifestyle because living in Idaho is a lifestyle. While Boise may be the largest city in Idaho, it is far from simply an urban paradise and playground. Instead, it is a fusion of the urban life and the outdoors life. From winter sports like skiing to summer sports like mountain biking, your opportunities are endless when you live in the state’s capital.

Just 16 miles northeast of Boise, you’ll find a fantastic outdoor playground. The Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area has it

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When you are buying a house, you have a lot of choices to make. Saving money can be a big factor in your decision, and sometimes, you might find yourself drawn to a fixer upper. These homes need some work, and that work could either be basic or extensive. Either way, you’ll likely be able to get a much better deal on a house that needs work over one that’s move in ready. But is it really worth it?

If you can do all of the renovation work yourself, you might be tempted to buy a fixer upper. Hiring a contractor is always a good way to go as well, even if you can do some of the work yourself. You’ll be able to move into your home sooner. But how do you know if you are really saving money? You’ll need to be careful when buying a fixer upper to

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The Treasure Valley is a vibrant area of Idaho. It is a rich area for farmlands, vineyards, and even culture, the arts, and entertainment. Local food is important in the Treasure Valley, and farmers markets are popular places to check out what’s in season, to find the freshest foods, and to support local businesses and vendors. While Boise, Idaho has its fair share of farmers markets, Nampa, Idaho is not left out.

The Nampa Farmers Market is a thriving venue, providing a place for local farmers, producers, crafters, and even artisans to share their incredible variety of fresh foods and merchandise. Like any farmers market and open-air market, the Nampa Farmers Market is a great place to buy local products and food while being able to meet

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In recent years, the home theater system has grown in popularity, and with so many great movies to enjoy how could you not succumb to the temptation to create a specific space to enjoy your favorite flicks? So, if you have decided to devote a part of your home to become a theater, or you want to just revamp your previous one, then you have come to the right place. Here are some of the vital ‘must haves’ for your home theater system.


This may be obvious, but it is key to having a spectacular movie viewing experience. However, don’t get us wrong, we are not suggesting that you go out and buy a 70 inch High Definition TV the next time you are in the store. The key to a good television is the picture. You don’t need anything extravagant;

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Investing in real estate is a hobby and profession for many Americans and its increasing popularity has caused quite the stir in the media. There are many people who buy investment properties to rent out, to flip, and some even to simply sit on it while it increases in value.

It doesn’t matter what you intend to do with your land or house, the most important thing about investing is buying the right property. This article is here to help you start to understand the fundamentals of choosing a good property. Now, we can’t teach you everything there is to know about choosing investment properties, nor can we give you a magic formula on how to pick the most profitable investment, we can only give you some basics to help springboard your study of

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