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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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From Sewing Rooms to Smartphones

The Horney Village, By Jessie Horney My mom kept a large corner of our upstairs family room devoted to her sewing ambitions. Ceiling-high shelves stacked with fabric, drawers stuffed with patterns and sewing hobby magazines, spools of thread on rows of spindles, scraps of past projects littering the floor; that corner was her private world…

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Top Picks for Children’s Birthday Parties

By Adrianne Goff, to submit an idea for the Top Picks list email adrianne@globalpsd.com Zoo Boise 355 Julia Davis Dr, Boise, ID 83702 (208) 608-7760  www.zooboise.org Zoo Boise does not currently host birthday parties, however, you are more than welcome to have your party on the zoo grounds.  Individual admission or annual pass is required…

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Top 10 Burgers and Father’s Day Fun!

Big Jud’s 1289 S Protest Rd. Boise, ID 83706 (208) 343-4439 / 3030 E Overland Rd. Ste 100 Meridian, ID 83642 (208) 629-5259 www.bigjuds.com Imagine a nine inch round, four layer cake frosted high. Now you have a comparison as to how gigantic Big Jud’s “Man Vs Food” burger really is. Two ONE POUND patties, 10 pieces…

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Top 10 Mother’s Day Brunch Locations

The places below are listed in alphabetical order. If you would like to nominate a restaurant or business for consideration, please email Adrianne at adrianne@globalpsd.com. 1. Bardenay Restaurant & Distillery 155 E Riverside Dr, Eagle, ID 83616 (208) 938-5093 610 W Grove St, Boise, ID 83702 (208) 426-0538 www.bardenay.com Bar-de-nay – (bar d nay) n.…

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Top Ten Pizza Restaurants in the Boise area!

By Adrianne Goff Editor’s note: This is the first of an ongoing feature in Idaho Family Magazine that will be written by Associate Publisher, Adrianne Goff. Our TOP 10 lists will highlight restaurants and other businesses in the Boise area that are a good resource and family-friendly. Adrianne will visit each site and write up…

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Tami Mouser, Artist struggles through memorial mural

By Gaye Bunderson First responders are the people communities depend on when someone needs help, or when their family members need help. But it’s important to remember that first-responders have families too. Tami Mouser of Mountain Home found an ideal way to help her community remember the people who put their lives on the line:…

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