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June 2016

Found 8 blog entries for June 2016.

Most homeowners have, at one time or another, wanted to remodel their home. Due to the indomitable laws of entropy, even the best of homes will need a little attention now and again. However, the unfortunate truth is that a full home remodel can cost much more than most people can afford—even if it is just one room that they choose to fix up, the price can easily skyrocket higher than expected. To save money, however, there are some alternatives to a full remodel. In fact, there are dozens of projects that can be finished in a few short days—with a lot less effort for that matter—that can have equally striking results on your homes interior. Below is a list of some simple projects that you can do in a few days or a few short weeks.

Brighten up your

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It is far too easy to run to the grocery store and buy food, or to visit your nearest fast food restaurant for something quick to eat. Of course, those aren’t always the best options. Just because you are buying something at the grocery store doesn’t mean that the food is the healthiest or the freshest. Buying fresh and healthy food can be a challenge sometimes. Where do you go to buy it? Can you support local farmers and other food growers? Fortunately, you can, and living in Boise provides you with the perfect opportunity to do so.

While the Capital City Public Market is a great place to shop, and you will be able to support both local farmers and local businesses, the Boise Farmers Market is all about the food. Local food, of course,

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Sometimes, the best part about Idaho is that you can take a break and get away from it all. Leave the city behind and head out to the beautiful Northern Idaho and Lake Coeur d’Alene. That’s right, you can relax on the shores of a beautiful mountain lake, surrounded by trees, bald eagles, and you don’t even have to leave the state for an incredible getaway.

Lake Coeur d’Alene is a wonderful place to visit, and you’ll never feel closer to the beautiful nature and landscape of Idaho. Whether you just want to relax and enjoy the peaceful water, watching osprey and bald eagles catching fish, or if you want to get out onto the water yourself and enjoy incredible boating or fishing, this is the perfect summer getaway. You’ll find plenty to do

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Looking down into the valley, you watch the Snake River flowing through the Lower Salmon Falls Reservoir. To the west, you find incredible cliffs that are layer upon layer of ancient sediments. This is evidence of a different time, when now extinct animals owned this land. The cliffs tell a story, one of rivers, lakes, and floods, and the ever changing landscape of Idaho and time. In those cliffs, you can look back into time, and see the past one million years of history, right before you.

The sedimentary cliffs, and the overlook you are on, are all a part of the Hagerman Fossil Beds. It became a national monument after the discovery of fossils. There have been a lot of incredible discoveries here, and the Hagerman Fossil Beds are among the

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Living in Idaho is a real treat; there are many great adventures around every corner. Specifically when it comes to outdoor adventures. Idaho is chock-full of great outdoor hot spots that attract visitors from all over the world every year. Here is a short list of some of the great outdoor day trips that you can take from the Treasure Valley.

1) Bruneau Sand Dunes

The Bruneau Dunes State Park is a beautiful desert hotspot about an hour and a half from Boise. It is a series of three large sand dunes situated right next to an oasis like lake. The highest peak of the dunes is actually the tallest sand dune in North America, coming in at a whopping 470 feet. Visitors can enjoy playing in the sand, fishing in the lake,

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When you live in the city, or you’re downsizing your home, you’ll often have a small backyard. And that’s okay. You can still turn your small backyard into a fully functional and beautiful outdoor space. You’ll just have to be a little more creative when making design choices and planning on how you’ll use the space.

With the proper planning, design, and layout, you can still have the outdoor space of your dreams, even if it doesn’t seem like you could fit everything into your small backyard. Sure, you’ll probably have to make some compromises, but as long as you prioritize how you want to use the space, there’s no reason you can’t have a great outdoor space that will fit your needs and your backyard.

It Begins With a Plan


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Whitewater rafting in Idaho is an incredible experience. Most river trips span several days. Some even take close to a week. The rivers of Idaho offer unparalleled experiences, and they take you through hundreds of miles of wilderness, untouched by humans. These locations are only accessible by boat. You’ll camp along the river, on sandy beaches or grassy terrain.

Whitewater in Idaho is a fantastic experience, and it’s one that allows you to explore nature in a way you never thought possible. While the guided trips provide much of what you’ll need for your memorable journey, like food, water, and shelter, there are some things that aren’t provided. You’ll need to make sure you’ve packed everything that you will need. Once you hit the

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People move to Idaho for a variety of different reasons. It’s a beautiful state with terrain and landscape as varied as the people that live here. Idaho is full of a rich history, and it’s an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. Idaho has some of the most beautiful scenery in the United States, some of the best skiing in the world, and some of the best fishing in the world.

If fishing is your life, and sneaking away for a weekend of fishing the many streams, rivers, and lakes is your idea of a perfect weekend, Idaho is the place to live. Your “I’d rather be fishing” bumper sticker will fit right in. With the thousands of miles of rivers in Idaho, you’ll have plenty of fishing opportunities. However, if you want the best fishing, there’s only one

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