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May 2016

Found 7 blog entries for May 2016.

 

 

It’s no secret that we humans are messy and uncoordinated, causing a lot of stress on the structure of our homes. We break things, drop things, and stain things as well—it’s frustrating and it doesn’t seem to be getting any better. Luckily home builders have started finding some ways to minimize the effects we have on our own homes, especially in the kitchen.

You have probably seen a kitchen that has, in essence, been human proofed, the kind that just look and feel strong. The secret to their strength lies in the materials used in their construction: granite, hardwood, and stainless steel. Designed to allow a kitchen to endure a lifetime of stress, these materials have not only lengthened the functionality of the kitchen where they are

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Just outside of McCall, Idaho is Loon Lake. It is a beautiful area, and it draws hikers, bikers, and lovers of the outdoors from all over the state. But the draw isn’t just the beautiful forests, scenery, and lake. Within the woods lies a ghost from over half a century ago. It has become a part of the forest, twisted and broken metal melting into the green trees surrounding Loon Lake.

This ghost is the remains of a B-23 Dragon Bomber that went down during the late winter of 1943. Today, it has become a part of Loon Lake, and is a large reason why so many people come to the lake to hike, bike, or just enjoy nature. This downed bomber is a piece of history, and a harrowing story of bravery and rescue.

Going Down

The B-23 bombers

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Shopping

If you are looking for a great place to shop in the Treasure Valley then you will be pleased to hear about these wonderful shopping opportunities. Among many other shopping centers and strip malls, there are four largely recognized need-to-experience shopping opportunities in the Treasure Valley. In no particular order, there is the Boise Towne Square Mall, the Village at Meridian, Downtown Boise, and the Karcher Mall in Nampa.

Boise Towne Square Mall

Located on the Boise Bench is the most popular mall in the valley: The Boise Towne Square Mall. This two floor mall is home to popular stores like Hot Topic, H&M, JC Penny, Macy’s, Sears, and much more. The mall also has dozens of great restaurants in its food court to choose from and

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If you love heading outdoors and exploring the beautiful state of Idaho in a unique way, Ride Idaho is right up your alley. It’s an incredible bicycle tour that rides across Northern Idaho. Starting in Coeur d’Alene, it forms a massive loop through the Idaho panhandle in an incredible ride that spans seven days. It’s a fully supported ride, which means you’ll have entertainment, campsites, showers, and food for your ride. And this is one that you’ll remember. Of course, you don’t have to remember it, because you can just come back and do it again every year. Ride Idaho is an annual event, and just one of the many incredible opportunities that you have in Idaho that makes this state so wonderful and unique.

All about Exploration and

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Located in the northern tip of the Idaho panhandle is a beautiful city that is unlike any other vacation destination. Sandpoint, Idaho is a paradise for recreational enthusiasts regardless of the season. This Idaho town sits along the beautiful and awe inspiring Lake Pend Oreille. Sandpoint is surrounded by the Selkirk and Cabinet Mountains, and just a few minutes away, you’ll find the Schweitzer Mountain ski resort. Sandpoint, Idaho’s motto is “It Just Comes Naturally,” and when you see the kind of nature surrounding this beautiful city, it’s little wonder. No matter the season, the nature of Idaho surrounding Sandpoint is exceptional.

But the wonder of Sandpoint, Idaho goes deeper than just nature. Within the town itself, named the “Most

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In Sandpoint, Idaho, along the Lake Pend Oreille, you’ll find the Bonner County History Museum. The museum is in the beautiful Lakeview Park, with, of course, a view of the incredible Lake Pend Oreille. Along with the museum, the park contains many different picnic areas, a playground, tennis courts, and the Native Plant Society arboretum. The Bonner County History Museum is an incredible piece of history, collecting and preserving stories and history from the Bonner County area for over 40 years.

The Bonner County History Museum is a private and non-profit educational organization. It exists to preserve the history of the area, and it is open to everyone. It is primarily funded by community support, donations, and grants from private

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When you think of Julia Davis Park, there are probably plenty of other things that come to mind before you think of paddle boating. There is, of course, Zoo Boise, which garners a lot of attention, and for good reason. It’s an incredible zoo, and definitely worth checking out, whether you live in Boise or anywhere else in the state. It really is that impressive. There’s also the Boise Art Museum, which features a delightful mix of culture and art. And you can’t forget the Idaho Historical Museum. This museum showcases the history of Idaho through unique exhibits, and even includes historical buildings outside.

That’s just a taste of what the Julia Davis Park has to offer, and the zoo and museums are probably among the most popular. At the

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