The Boise Bubble Podcast

Welcome to The Boise Bubble!

About the show

The Boise Bubble Podcast is a look into one of the fastest growing cities in America, from the perspective of the people lucky enough to live here. Issues and topics that interest and impact our entire Treasure Valley community, from food, to urban adventures, to exploring the Idaho wilderness, to the complicated and captivating experiences of the people you pass every day. Shane and Natalie Plummer bring together their experience in social media, local business, corporate development, outdoor adventures, and fumbling through marriage, to bring you conversations that will help you discover why this is one of the most sought after places to live.

Episodes

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    Episode 90: 2024 Housing Market Update

    May 15th, 2024  |  57 mins 56 secs
    housing market, real estate, treasure valley

    An update on the Treasure Valley housing market with real estate experts Jesse Taff of Waypoint Real Estate Group and Bryce Gonser of Fulcrum Home Loans.

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    Episode 89: The Headstrong Project

    May 8th, 2024  |  54 mins 13 secs
    idaho, mental health, the headstrong project

    A conversation with local non-profit The Headstrong Project about mental health and trauma support for active-duty military service members and veterans.

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    Episode 88: Idaho Gives Spotlight

    April 24th, 2024  |  32 mins 47 secs
    idaho gives, idaho nonprofit center, idaho youth ranch, leap housing

    A conversation about the 2024 Idaho Gives annual fundraising event with Kevin Bailey of the Idaho Nonprofit Center, Scott Curtis of Idaho Youth Ranch, and Bart Cochran of LEAP Housing.

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    Episode 87: 2024 Foodie Update

    April 17th, 2024  |  59 mins 29 secs
    restaurants

    A conversation with Amos Rothstein, food editor at Boise Weekly, about Treasure Valley's restaurant scene over the past year.

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    Episode 86: Coffee Chat: Burnout and Social Media

    April 1st, 2024  |  40 mins 47 secs
    boise with kids, mental health, social media

    A discussion between two friends trying to figure out why the feel like they're going a little crazy in a world of burnout and social media. With Becca Bailey of the Instagram page "Boise With Kids".

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    Episode 85: Dogs, Marriage, and TREEFORT!

    March 14th, 2024  |  36 mins 35 secs
    boise, idaho, marissa lovell, treefort 2024

    Talking with Marissa Lovell about Treefort 2024, amongst other fun topics.

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    Episode 84: Refugees in Idaho

    February 21st, 2024  |  54 mins 9 secs
    boise, community, holly beech, idaho, idaho office for refugees, meridian, mosaics podcast, refugees, support

    A conversation with Holly Beech, Communications Manager for the Idaho Office for Refugees, about Idaho's refugee community.

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    Episode 83: Valentine's Day (with City Cast Boise)

    February 7th, 2024  |  27 mins 3 secs
    boise, city cast boise, community, date night, idaho, meridian, romance, valentine's day

    Great ideas for Valentine's Day activities for couples.

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    Episode 82: Faces of Hope

    January 31st, 2024  |  59 mins 50 secs
    abuse, boise, charity, community, crisis services, domestic abuse, domestic violence, faces of hope, idaho, intervention, meridian, non-profit, nonprofit

    A conversation with Paige Dinger, Executive Director of Faces of Hope, a local organization servicing victims of domestic violence and abuse.

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    Episode 81: 2024 Intro: We Already Need Therapy

    January 11th, 2024  |  1 hr 6 mins
    2024, boise, community, couples, goals, idaho, mental health, meridian, positivity, relationships, therapy

    Ringing in the new year with a discussion on goals, hopes, and dreams... and therapy.

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    Episode 80: Elena DeYoung: From Russia With Love

    January 3rd, 2024  |  57 mins 33 secs
    alyonka russian cuisine, boise, community, elena deyoung, food, idaho, immigration, meridian, relationships, restaurants

    A conversation with the owner of Alyonka Russian Cuisine, Elena DeYoung, and her husband Dan.

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    Episode 79: Hello Meridian on Confessions of a CEO

    December 26th, 2023  |  1 hr 9 mins
    boise, community, confessions of a ceo, female empowerment, idaho, kelci borges, meridian, social media

    A dual-release episode with Kelci Borges of the podcast Confessions of a CEO focusing on Natalie's journey with Hello Meridian and social media.

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    Episode 78: Anthony Doerr

    December 13th, 2023  |  1 hr 11 mins
    all the light we cannot see, anthony doerr, boise, cloud cuckoo land, community, idaho, meridian, pulitzer prize

    A conversation with author Anthony Doerr focusing on his recent novels All the Light We Cannot See and Cloud Cuckoo Land, and how many of the themes affect Idaho and the Treasure Valley.

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    Episode 77: Man Colds and Code Red

    December 6th, 2023  |  49 mins 58 secs
    boise, conflict, couples, empathy, idaho, man cold, marriage, meridian, pms, relationships, support

    A couples relationship discussion about man colds, PMS, gender empathy, taking care of each other, and navigating conflict in a relationship.

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    Episode 76: Boise Bicycle Project

    November 28th, 2023  |  22 mins 2 secs
    bikes, boise, boise bicycle project, charity, community, devin mccomas, holidays, idaho, meridian, non-profit, service

    A conversation with The Boise Bicycle Project executive Director, Devin McComas, discussing their annual Holiday Kids Bike Giveaway

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    Episode 75: From Doctor to TikTok Superstar

    November 8th, 2023  |  36 mins 51 secs
    208skindoc, boise, idaho, insurance, medical, meridian, skin cancer, skin care, treasure valley dermatology

    Speaking with Dr. Dustin Portela of Treasure Valley Dermatology about skin care for the people and the utility of social media in the medical business model.