There are so many things we love about fall. The crisp air, the beautiful trees changing colors, and most of all pumpkins! 

Pumpkin patches are a great opportunity to get out of the house and spend some time with your family. From corn mazes to hayrides, pumpkin patches are honestly, are one of the best fall activities! Here are some of our favorite pumpkin patches around the Treasure Valley! 

Linder Farms

7165 S Linder Rd, Meridian, ID 83642
Linder farms is under new ownership, but is also keeping the tradition of the fall festival alive! Enjoy the fall colors as you choose from various attractions and concessions. Their Fall festival offers local vendors, hay wagon rides, festival games, and an evening bonfire!


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As the cool weather sets in and you reminisce about the warm summer days, preparing your home for the winter months will be beneficial in the long run. Read below to find out 5 simple and DIY tasks to complete this fall!

Window and Door Leaks

Avoid maintenance bills in the winter by checking your window and doors for air leaks. This can easily be done by home-owners by caulking the gaps, using a foam sealant or adjusting your weather strip. If you are looking to call in an expert for extra caution, typical window seal repairs can cost between $70-120 according to

Check the Furnace

Furnace repairs can be one of the biggest hassles during the dead and frigid temperatures. To prevent problems from arising early on, kick on…

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Escape the aisles filled with candy corn and pumpkin carving chaos this Halloween season with a true adrenaline rush. Read more to find out about Idaho’s top 3 spots for a fall thrill!

Haunted Mansions of Albion

Home of the largest paranormal activity investigations for many years in Northwest Idaho sits the Haunted Mansions of Albion. Sounds inviting right? The thrilling experience has 5 historic buildings to adventure through, if you can make it out. In 1969 Albion State Normal School became abandoned, leaving it to collect dust, spider webs and many unknown surprises. The mansion reopened to the public in 2008 with 5 separate buildings to walk through like the School of Chaos, the old Steam Plant, the Clown House,…

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As buyers, it can be easy to get lost in the complexity of buying a home. The anticipation of closing can overshadow the reality of closing costs and suddenly, we are over our original budget. Read more to find out how to prepare as a buyer.

Between the inspections, paperwork, and not to mention the actual move, closing on a home can be overwhelming. To avoid the surprise of closing expenses and make for a smoother process, budgeting for closing costs is a must.

According to Trulia;
“[closing costs] typically range from 2-5% of the total cost of the home, and can include title insurance, origination fees, underwriting fees, document preparation fees, and more.” 

Say you are buying a home for $300,000. Your closing costs could range from $6,000…

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Need a relaxing getaway? Idaho is plentiful of hot springs, and it is the perfect place to relax and unwind. Here are a couple of our favorites:


Kirkham Hot Springs is located along the Payette River and probably one of the most well known locations for an all natural soak in the state. There is a reason that people flock there – it is a stunning atmosphere and there is usually plenty of room to find a little privacy.


This is another must-know. Trail Creek is near Cascade, tucked back in the mountains. The easy access from parking (no hike required) makes this a perfect afternoon drive by.


Burgdorf is an outstanding Idaho destination located just north of McCall. In the…

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Did you know you have full access research-based knowledge through the University of Idaho Extension? With locations and programs dispersed generously throughout the state, the U of I Extension is designed to bring the resources of the University to residents in their own communities.

For example, have you ever thought about owning a small acreage farm? Learn everything that you need to know in this Peer Reviewed publication on Sustainable Small Acreage Farming in Idaho. In fact, here is a directory for several publications through the University of Idaho.

Are you feeling the stress of Corona on your finances? The UI Extension recorded a series of classes to help Idahoans prepare and recover for financial burdens brought on by the…

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Buying or selling a home usually requires disclosure forms, inspection reports, mortgage documents, insurance policies, deeds, and multi-page settlement statements. A knowledgeable expert will help you prepare the best deal, and avoid delays or costly mistakes.

REALTORS® can provide local community information on utilities, zoning, schools, and more. They’ll also be able to provide objective information about each property. A professional will be able to help you answer these two important questions: Will the property provide the environment I want for a home or investment? Second, will the property have resale value when I am ready to sell?.


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