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How we became a dynamic dining duo

Twin sisters and restaurant owners Alisha Nuttall and Angela Wilson are two sides of the same coin — one likes whimsy, one likes boldness. One owns a bakery, one owns a bistro. But the Pleasant Grove pair combined forces to win “Cupcake [...]
Campus photos of Classroom Building and Library in front of Mount Timpanogos from a boom truck, Wednesday, May 18, 2016. (Nathaniel Ray Edwards, UVU Marketing)

75 reasons we love UVU

For 75 years, UVU has evolved and engaged, transitioned from “the tech” to “high-tech,” and garnered accolades and an academic reputation. Now with the largest student body in the state, Utah Valley University is putting the cap and [...]

10 reasons why it takes a village to raise a child

My family and I recently moved to Utah from Texas. After three years of living in Dallas, in the heat and humidity far away from family, there have been a few adjustments to make. But besides purchasing winter coats and introducing our children [...]

How I Biked to Every LDS Temple in Utah

Dalin Earls is not a cyclist. He simply wanted to see every LDS Temple in Utah. To add in an element of adventure — and to understand how a physical feat builds spiritual strength — he used a bicycle as his mode of transportation. Fifteen [...]

Rockwell so totally rocks the ice cream scene

By Mary Crafts-Homer It seems my restaurant reviews having been getting much more positive as of late. I don’t know if that’s because I’m just getting soft in my old age or because the restaurant scene in Utah Valley is getting that much [...]

Life as daughters of Utah’s governor

Kimberli Cahoon, Shannon Child and Heather Vlaardingerbroek are not only sisters, but their families also live within a few blocks of each other in the city of Cedar Hills. Their father, Gary Herbert, has been the governor of Utah since 2009. It’s [...]

How I Became Known as ‘The Next John Bytheway’

Fast-talking Hank Smith has 17 CDs of his famously funny and gospel-packed messages especially for youth. But he also “speaks adult” as a corporate trainer and headline speaker at BYU’s Easter Conference and RootsTech. But this father [...]
Taylee Smith, right, came to support Bradley Nicol, left, at his football game after being invited to homecoming by Nicol with a unique vidoe. (Photo courtesy Bradley Nicol)

Utah-Tube: Heartwarming video shows Springville High student inviting special needs friend to homecoming

With homecoming around the corner for most Utah high schools, one Springville High student is making his date feel extra special with an above-and-beyond homecoming invitation. Bradley Nicol created a inception-esque video to invite his friend, [...]

How I Earned the Miss Utah Crown

Win, lose, win, lose, win, win. Throw in a strict workout regimen and a haircut, and you’ve got a peek into Lauren Wilson’s jeweled journey to being crowned Miss Utah 2016. She competed for the title three years in a row and finally found [...]
(Photo courtesy Mormon Newsroom.)

5 ways seminary has changed in the last 10 years

It’s back to school time, which means it’s also time to start a brand new year of seminary. But if you have a child in seminary this year, you might have noticed things have changed since you were in high school. Here are five changes [...]

Celebrity lookalikes: 8 locals who are totally twinning with celebrities

These local lookalikes and their celebrity counterparts aren’t related — but their bone structure begs to differ. From NBA ballers to Broadway belters, this year’s collection of lookalikes is totally twinning. JD Mallder and David Cook Hometown: [...]
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Books are better: 6 ways to encourage kids to choose books over technology

  With all of the fun games and apps available to kids today, its no surprise reading often takes a backseat. But according to research by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), “Reading is the single [...]
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Traveling with the Bucket List Family: A Q&A with world-traveling mom Jessica Gee

  For most people, traveling the world is just something to dream about or put off until after retirement. But for Jessica (30) and Garrett Gee (25), it’s a here-and-now reality, even with their two young children (Dorothy, 3, and Manilla, [...]

Tucanos slated to open new location at University Place in 2017

Fire up the grill, Orem — Tucanos Brazilian Grill is opening a new Utah County location at University Place. Tucanos, which serves an exhibition-style meal of Brazilian meat and vegetables alongside a salad bar, will begin construction on [...]
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Top 10 spots to explore in Yellowstone National Park

The National Park Service turns 100 today (Aug. 25) — and to celebrate, all of the national parks will be free this weekend. If you’re looking for a park to visit, consider Yellowstone National Park — after all, it’s the world’s [...]
Sherilyn Riboldi and her daughter, Natalia Riboldi, experiment with ingredients and with business strategies as part of Natalia Crafted, their catering company dishing up creativity in Provo. (Photo by Alisha Gallagher/UV Mag)

Made with love: Mother-daughter duo bake up delicious business

By Janessa Broadbent Scents of daily fresh bread fill Natalia Riboldi’s memories of childhood — and now those scents waft through adulthood as she bakes and creates alongside her mother. “One thing I really love about my mom is that she’s [...]
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7 things Michele Carnesecca wants you to know about American Fork

American Fork is home to Michele Carnesecca’s life story. She attended American Fork Junior High, and in seventh grade heard a name called over the intercom — Chad Carnesecca. “I remember thinking, ‘Carnesecca … now that’s a fun [...]
Quick Quack Car Wash is opening its first Utah location in Spanish Fork.

Quick Quack Car Wash celebrates Grand Opening of the 10 Utah County locations with 10 days of free car washes

Sponsored Story Quick Quack Car Wash, a Roseville, California-based company, has announced the opening of the first of at least 10 car washes to be built in Utah County over the next two years. The first car wash is located at 376 East 1000 [...]
When Haley Hales learned she had Type I diabetes, she was able to receive all of her training at Utah Valley Hospital. (Photo courtesy Jill Hales)

UV Hospital’s children’s unit makes Type 1 diabetes less drastic of a life change

Sponsored Story Essentially life was perfect for Haley Hales. She had been attending school, playing on her volleyball team and going about her life like a regular teenager. But a trip to Washington with her mom showed minor signs that something [...]
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Have kids, will date: 7 creative date ideas to keep your post-kids marriage alive

      My husband and I were married for three and a half years before kids came into the picture. While our children have brought so much joy and fulfillment into our lives, getting out on dates takes a lot more effort and planning [...]