Posts by Idaho Family Magazine

Wednesday’s Child: Teen not a relationship scorekeeper

The following information is provided by Wednesday’s Child, an organization that helps Idaho foster children find permanent homes. Fourteen-year-old Austin is one amazing young man. Austin’s permanency team is searching for a caring and very committed single dad or two-parent family of any age to make Austin’s wish for a Forever Home come true. Austin…

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The Family Vehicle: Getting your car ready for winter

Caption for Alex Hunter Pic: Detail technician Alex Hunter uses an orbital buffer to bring life to oxidized paint. Buffing is the first step in producing a mirror-like finish to your car’s exterior. (Photo by Dennis Lopez) By Dennis Lopez Next to your home, the family car is probably one of your biggest purchases. And,…

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Editor’s Intro: The absolute fun of a good scare

I crouched under the theater seats, waiting for the zombies to pass by. Live zombies, mind you, not zombies on the movie screen. I was scared; I didn’t want those awful-looking things to see me. My younger sister sat calmly in her seat, looking down on me with bemusement. But never mind that. I didn’t…

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Buzz-Worthy Coffee Houses

By Adrianne Goff adrianne@globalpsd.com 1. Bobbie Jean’s 11530 W. State St. Star, ID 83669 (208) 576-6112 www.bobbiejeanscoffee.com Bobbie Jean’s in Star is a lovely little coffee shop that serves coffee, tea, beer & wine with a Southern flair. Bobbie Jean Byerly was a sassy, spunky, self-proclaimed “Georgia Peach”.  She was known for her delicious grits, black-eyed peas,…

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