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Scott Trefaller's Blog Posts

Summer Camps for Kids Near Boise

The school year is starting to wrap up, and it's time to start planning out summer activities for the kids! When you're not on vacation or seeing friends and family, the kids will need something to

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Giving Back to Your State & Community - Idaho Gives Event Runs May 2-5, 2022

The annual event, organized by the Idaho Nonprofit Center, takes place from May 2 to 5. It features various resources that help promote the work of local nonprofits. Kevin Bailey, the Idaho

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Best Easter Brunches & Dinners Near Boise

 It's April! That means Easter isn't far away! For those of you looking to enjoy a dine-in Easter brunch or dinner in Boise, you're in luck! Several area restaurants are hosting three (or more)

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It's Prom Season in the Treasure Valley

Prom season is quickly approaching! That means tuxes, formal wear, hair and nail appointments - it's all happening. If the cost of prom season is a stressor for you or you have goods to share and

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5 Things to Do in Boise this Spring

After the chilly winter months, everybody is eager for a glimpse of spring sunshine! And definitely in the city of Boise! With over 200 days of sun, here is a list of fun things you can do in Boise

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FORECAST: Housing Market in Boise Will Continue to Grow in 2022

 Boise and communities across the Treasure Valley are now becoming one of the hottest housing markets in the United States. Many Fortune 500 companies and employers set up here have added to

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Valentine's Day Fun in Boise

Nothing says “I love you” more than planning something special for your special someone for Valentine’s Day. You could always cook a fancy dinner at home and take the kids to see

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Winter Outdoor Activities to Enjoy Around Boise

Picture this: cold days, crisp mornings, and the distant foothills covered in snow. It sounds like a regular winter sight in Boise! Many think Idaho might just be too frigid for anything during the

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Indoor Activities for the Family in Boise

December may have already passed us by, but some of the coldest winter days are still upon us! If you're dying to get out of the house with the kids this month but aren't ready to spend lots of time

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Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Boise

Once the fun of the holidays has subsided, it's time to recycle your Christmas tree. Christmas trees can be recycled for mulch in community parks and playgrounds, turned into fish habitats in local

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Boise Holiday Lights to Check Out this Month!

Who doesn't love to check out Christmas lights during the holiday season? No matter your age, Christmas lights are a surefire way to lift your holiday spirits! Around Boise, you've got plenty of

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Shopping Small in Boise this Holiday Season

Local Boise shops have a plethora of gifts for just about anyone on your list this year! From books to shoes, decor, and more, local shops around town offer discounts and goodies for shoppers on

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Scheels Plans New Meridian Store

Scheels, a North Dakota-based company that owns 30 All Sports Stores, announced Monday that it plans to open its first in Idaho. Known for their Ferris Wheels INSIDE of their stores, Scheels intends

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Boise Area Toy Shops to Jump Start Holiday Shopping

Amazon's "Ready, Set, Play" catalog made its way to the mailboxes of millions of households over the weekend. While it's nice to see that people are still thinking about using the old-school

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Boise Fun & Spooky Fall Events

Fall is one of the most stunning times in Boise. The City of Trees is known for its spectacular colors, and the city gets more excited about the season as it continues to change. Fall brings us

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Spot Fall Colors Near Boise this Autumn

From the peaks of the Idaho Mountains to the dunes, fall in the state is a time to appreciate the beautiful colors of nature. From the trees to the flowers, fall in Idaho is a time to truly enjoy

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Boise Patios to Visit this Fall!

We're in prime time for outdoor dining and drinking, so here's a list of some of the hot Boise spots that you can visit before it gets too chilly this fall! Plus, we've highlighted where you can

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What to Know Before the Western Idaho Fair

After a year away, the Western Idaho Fair is back and ready to welcome you and your family to this annual event. If you've missed fried food, fuzzy animals, and rides, get ready to visit the fair

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Best Berry Picking Places Near Boise

Stepping outside to collect berries with friends is just like the image right from our childhoods. When in Idaho, your summer morning strolls are filled with reds, purples, blues, and blacks and

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Celebrate the End of Summer at a Boise Area Ice Cream Shop

We all scream for ice cream! For the end of summer, Boise buckles up to welcome ice cream lovers with deals, special offers, and unique flavors. Delsa’s Ice Cream ParlourServing ice cream

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Reasons to Move to Boise, Idaho

Boise is a fast-growing city with plenty of culture, natural beauty, and job opportunities. With a population of around 223,000, Boise is easily accessible to all the things that make it a great

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Try Boise’s Best French Fries for National French Fry Day!

Foodies of all ages are always looking for the best french fries! This food staple comes in various styles and cuts, plus you can almost always find fries on a restaurant’s menu. Around Boise,

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Try Bar Trivia in Boise

It doesn't matter what night you want to play; there's an event near you! Trivia nights are great for making new friends, relaxing with a beer, or winning awesome prizes. Test your knowledge and put

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Support Local Stores on National Record Store Day

June 12th is National Record Store Day, and it's a perfect day (they’re also repeating it in July) to check out your Boise's locally owned record shops! The holiday was first recognized in

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Boise Memorial Day Weekend Activities

This weekend is a great time to celebrate the ending of the school year and our freedoms as Americans! We also have Memorial Day to remember the fallen in service of our country. There are usually

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Experience the Distilled Spirits of Idaho on National Craft Distillery Day

May 22nd is fast approaching and it's an opportune moment to enjoy some of the amazing craft spirits that are distilled in Idaho. You'll find a variety of craft spirits, such as whiskey, bourbon,

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Help the Planet this Earth Day

National Earth Day is Thursday, April 22nd. It's a great day for learning more about climate change, recycling, ecosystems, reducing waste, or anything that helps protect the Earth! Boise has a few

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Best Brunch Spots in Boise

Ah, yes! Brunch - that delicious meal that served some time in that window of breakfast and lunchtimes. Usually served anytime before 2 pm, you'll find a variety of eggs, bacon, ham, fruit,,

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Celebrate Easter in Boise with an Easter Egg Hunt

It's almost time for the Easter Bunny to make its Easter deliveries! One of the most fun and well-known ways to celebrate the holiday is an old-fashioned egg hunt. Kids love them, they can be fun to

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St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in Boise

Get your Guinness and Irish whiskey ready for St. Patrick’s Day in Boise and the surrounding areas! Some events are still scheduled to celebrate the luck of the Irish, some may require some-

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Skip the Meal Prep with these Boise Businesses

March is National Nutrition Month, and if you’re looking to step up your healthy eating game, these are great local businesses to help you get your eating back on track. Whether you’re

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Celebrate Mardi Gras in Boise

Boise always has something fun happening, and the days leading up to Mardi Gras are no exception! Mardi Gras celebrates the last night of eating anything rich, fatty, and typically delicious before

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Show Some Love this Valentine's Day in Boise

Whether you're celebrating Valentine's Day with your kids, significant other, or your pets, the Boise area has several options to help you celebrate the ones you love this Valentine's Day! Several

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Crush Your Fitness Goals in 2021 with these Boise Gyms

While 2020 kept many people stuck inside and working out at home, several Boise gyms and fitness gyms are now open in 2021 to start the year on the right foot! Several places are using capacity

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Where & How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree Near Boise

Did you know that approximately 93% of real Christmas trees are recycled (or "tree-cycled") to create mulch for gardens, playgrounds, trails, and more? If you've got woodcrafters at home, the tree

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Give Back in Boise this Holiday Season

It's a time of giving, and the holiday season is an ideal time for giving back to your community. No matter what way you choose to give back this holiday, there's an opportunity for you! No matter

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Where to Find the Best Christmas Lights Around Boise 2020

There’s no time like the present to get into the holiday spirit! While this Christmas may look a little different than years past, there’s still one tradition that doesn’t have to

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Get Your Thanksgiving Turkey from a Local Boise Farm

Shopping small doesn’t just go for gifts and accessories - serve a local turkey for Thanksgiving! Several Boise-area farms are selling turkeys fresh from the farm that are perfect for

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6 Creative Boise Decor Creations for Fall

If you haven’t busted out your favorite fall decor yet, there’s still time before Halloween and Thanksgiving to share some of your favorite fall decor! If you’ve been itching to

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Halloween Isn’t Cancelled - Host Drive-By Trick-or-Treating!

With Boise area trick-or-treat plans still up in the air, it may be time to consider alternative arrangements to celebrate this spooky day with your family! Don’t get discouraged if Halloween

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Must-Do Fall Activities in Boise

Temps are dropping, leaves are changing, and things are getting spoooooky in Boise. The city offers residents and visitors the perfect afternoons for picking pumpkins, eating tasty treats, and

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Try These Camping Spots Near Boise

As the summer heat begins to subside, you may be ready to spend a few evenings under the stars over the weekend! Or, perhaps you’re looking for an extended outdoor adventure! Regardless,

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Where to Get the Best Fajitas in Boise

It’s never a bad idea to celebrate the deliciousness that is fajitas. Tasty cuts of meat, sizzling vegetables, and all the salsa, sour cream, and guacamole that you crave sounds just amazing.

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Grab a Pint at these Boise Breweries

As one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States, you’ll find that breweries and taprooms are just as popular as coffee shops.  From beer newbies to IPA devotees, the Boise

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Boise Back to School Resources

With schools less than a month out from opening (hopefully), you may be scrambling to get all of the back to school items you might need for your children. It’s a new school year after a long

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Boise Area | Social Distancing Summer Activities

When all of summer’s typical activities get canceled left and right, there has to be somewhere the whole family can go, right?! Luckily, Boise is full of outdoor (and a few indoor) activities

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COVID19 Won’t End Idaho’s Wine & Cider Month

As Idaho enters Stage 4 or reopening, plenty of events all over the state have been canceled out of caution due to the coronavirus. However, June is Idaho Wine & Cider Month and for the 11th,

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Stage 3 Reopening | Summer Camps

Starting on May 30th, Boise entered the third stage of its reopening plan, meaning more and more things that the kiddos want to do this summer are opening up. After being stuck inside during most of

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Host a Virtual Celebration for Your 2020 Graduates

With all kinds of limitations being placed on live ceremonies and gatherings right now, it’s hard to celebrate this significant milestone this year! Don’t let the moment slide by without

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25 Last-Minute Mother’s Day Craft & Gift Ideas

If Mother’s Day has slipped your mind, you’re not alone! With all of our days running together, sheltering in place, and e-learning, this has been a wild two months. If you’re

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Boise Quarantine Activities to Try

We’ve hit the wall for our social distancing efforts - it’s been just over a month and our project lists are dwindling. The kids are starting to get antsy and we’re struggling to

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Home Improvement Projects to Tackle in Quarantine

Since Idaho is under that “stay-at-home” order, that means we’re all spending a lot more time at home. When we aren’t going out to jobs or events every day, we’re

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Celebrate National Ravioli Day in Boise

Friday, March 20th is National Ravioli Day! Whether you’re spending this Friday night at home cooking, ordering takeout, or going out to support local businesses, there’s no shortage of

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Boise

St. Patrick's Day is around the corner. It's the unofficial kickoff to spring! Leave winter behind as you celebrate the festivities on St. Patrick's Day. If you're looking for adult-only

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