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Backstage at BMF is Always Full of Surprises
By now you might have your Pit Passes and meet-and-greets for Saturday's Boise Music Festival, and if not we have a few last minute chances for ya. Backstage is usually unpredictable, and sometimes slightly awkward, but I'm sure you'll handle it well!
A Mother's Day Wish for Single Moms
It can feel a little strange making a big deal about Mother's Day if you're a single mom because you're the one coming up with the ideas and making a fuss over the day, and it's not really all that much fun to throw your own party. But single moms, you deserve a good day and the…
Dragon's Breath Balls Don't Live Up to the Hype
It's a love-hate relationship with those little liquid nitrogen-soaked cereal balls that make you look like you have dragon's breath when you eat them. Kids love 'em and many parents, well...not so much! Because they're expensive.
5 Reasons Why Little League is Great for Kids
Spring baseball and softball practices are underway and the games will start soon for kids across the Treasure Valley. For many parents like me that means lots of equipment shopping, meals on the go because practices always seem to be at dinner time, and usually a really bad case of bleacher butt. …
Celebrate Oreo Day March 6th With This Tasty Treat
Some of those national and world holidays get a little weird, but this one we can totally get behind.

Today (March 6th) is National Oreo Day, and that's a great excuse to eat Oreos with milk, in ice cream, and in little candy ball form. I'm celebrating with an Oreo Ball recipe that'…
These Life Tweaks Made My Migraines Vanish
If you're plagued by that awful, excruciating, debilitating throb behind the eyes known as the migraine, you want a solutions. Finding the right medication helps, but what if you could cure migraines for good? I'll tell you what worked for me.
5 Things to Consider When Picking a New Grill
With that big football party coming up on Sunday and the weather warming up, maybe you're thinking about shaking off winter with a little grilling. But do you know exactly what you're shopping for in a new grill? If you need a little clarity on BTUs and cast iron grates, this will help.
Dogs Can Get the Flu Too
The flu is hitting humans hard right now, and our dogs are not immune. I think my dog, Libby, has come down with something so I've come up with some signs we can all watch for. Canine Influenza is highly contagious!

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