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Made in UV: Chat-worthy Instagram books, sweet clothing and more

The talent and creativity of Utah County residents is limitless. Here are five locally founded and created businesses that brighten Utah Valley. Chat Trick Nate Quigley enjoyed keeping journals, and Vanessa Quigley loved to scrapbook. After [...]
Teresa Villalobos Taylor makes a mean chile verde and says the best Mexican restaurant in town (outside her kitchen) is Mi Ranchito in American Fork. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst)

Like father, like daughter: Highland’s Teresa Villalobos Taylor embraces her Mexican roots

Teresa Villalobos Taylor makes a mean chile verde and says the best Mexican restaurant in town (outside her kitchen) is Mi Ranchito in American Fork. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst) I grew up in the central valley of California. My father emigrated [...]
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Life by Chocolate: Orem bakery dishes dessert and deliciousness in women-owned venture

The Chocolate serves up mouthwatering desserts from a remodeled historic home on South State Street in Orem. By Mary Crafts-Homer Most of you know I’m pretty passionate about food. In fact, in some circles, I might even be called a food snob, [...]
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Recipe: Chocolate Truffle Pie

Chocolate Truffle Pie, shown here with raspberry sauce. Whip up this chocolate masterpiece for a decadent treat. Or, if your idea of baking is buying, get Melissa’s treats locally at Good Earth, Real Foods Market, Harmon’s, Beehive Health [...]
Melissa films the cooking shows found on her website, melissachappell.com, from her small commercial kitchen in Springville. One of her most popular treats is chocolate-covered macaroons.

How to eat healthier without guilt

Melissa films the cooking shows found on her website, melissachappell.com, from her small commercial kitchen in Springville. One of her most popular treats is chocolate-covered macaroons. Eleven years ago, Melissa Chappell — known as “Raw [...]
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7 things Jean Funk wants you to know about Saratoga Springs

Thirty-nine years ago, Jean Funk graduated from BYU in child development and family relations. The day she got her diploma, she married her sweetheart, Dave, and moved to a farm in Oregon where they worked and lived off the land, raising seven [...]
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How to age gracefully

Orem’s Lanae Valentine is cycling her way through her sixties. “Hobbies and physical activity are so important when it comes to aging well,” she says. Lanae Valentine has earned every one of her 60 years. And while most associate aging [...]
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Heartbeat of the valley: Orem’s first pediatrician prevented a local measles outbreak in January

“I’ve worked with Dr. Hacking for 12 years and he’s always been calm and collected, even in emergencies,” Ruth Yodo, Dr. Hacking’s nurse, says. “To me, he’s like an angel with hidden wings. He has found his calling and is blessing [...]
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Buzz about girl’s camp: Local actors and directors bring sweeter-than-honey movie to theaters

No CGI here! Tank, a trained bear, lumbered on set for the filming of “Once I Was a Beehive,” coming to Utah theaters on August 14. (Photo courtesy “Once I Was a Beehive”) Get the buzz first:  Aug. 4 – Sneak peek screening [...]
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Aware of Angels sheds light on children with rare genetic disorders through photography

Season Atwater photographs children like her daughter, Asia, to raise awareness for rare genetic conditions. (Photo by Alisha Gallagher) Doctors see a chart with test results and potential breakthroughs, classmates see a friend they don’t [...]
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How to get motivated

Kim Scoville Why do some women thrive in a high-stress workplace while others struggle? Why do some love collaboration and carefully weighing every person’s opinion while others wish they could just do it all on their own? Women in the workplace, [...]
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Wrapped in comfort: Cristy’s blankets gives Life Flight crews another needed supply

Cristy Daniels holds Mason, a 7-month-old boy from Provo, who was life-flighted to the hospital after an accidental fall caused a brain bleed.Pediatric flight nurses like Lori McBride, left, and Michael Grenny, right, were there to not only [...]
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EDGEhomes: Marketing trio helps customers see clearly

From left:Dylan Bitton, Teresa Warner, Megan Van Oostendorp, Mark Lords andKellie Little. Sponsored Story Usually when you think “construction,” you think of burly men hauling building materials and operating heavy-duty machinery. You don’t [...]
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How to make peace with the mirror

Lindsay (left) and Lexie (right) share body positive messages online at beautyredefined.net as well as Facebook (facebook.com/BeautyRedefined) and Instagram (@beauty_redefined). (Photo by Matt Clayton Photography) Beauty Redefined, a non-profit [...]
Alpine School District celebrated 100 years as a district in 2015.

The first 100 years are the hardest: Alpine School District turns 100

Alpine School District celebrated 100 years as a district in 2015. Alpine by the numbers 25,000 computers 5,000 iPads 2,400 Kindles 74,310 students 29,223 lunches served daily 4,224 breakfasts served daily 18,754 average miles driven daily 3 [...]
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ClearMindEquine saddles up recovering addicts and abuse victims to take back life’s reins

Scott Woodward harnessed his experience with horses like Patriot to help people of all backgrounds overcome their personal struggles. (Photo by Alisha Gallagher) Opening eyes, helping hands Scott explains, “I’m not a therapist, and I don’t [...]
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Welcome to Mountain Point Medical Center: Now Serving the Northern Utah County Community

By Kent Loosle, CEO Mountain Point Medical Center Our high quality, compassionate care team is proud to open our doors to serve Northern Utah County communities. As the CEO of the newest medical center in Lehi, Utah, I am committed to supporting [...]
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How to raise confident children

Robert and Shauna Valentine’s extended family — 5 kids and 13 grandkids — all in the same place at the same time … is one of Shauna’s significant accomplishments. Highland’s Shauna Valentine is the mother of five success stories. [...]
Tyne Crockett (pictured) and Karen Jensen were brought together by their love for dance and passion for filmmaking. In July, they are hosting a 24-hour film competition featuring the incredible possibilities of human movement.  (Photo by Twisted Label Photography)

Move it: Dance film competition combines movement and movies

Tyne Crockett (pictured) and Karen Jensen were brought together by their love for dance and passion for filmmaking. In July, they are hosting a 24-hour film competition featuring the incredible possibilities of human movement. (Photo by Twisted [...]
Lizzie poses with her two children, London and Jonah. Their bedrooms are filled with toys and souvenirs that Lizzie and her husband brought home from Haiti. (Photo by Alisha Gallagher)

Healing in Haiti: Family crisis leads mother of two to help orphaned children by Haiti earthquake

Lizzie Badger travels back and forth between her home in Utah and her home in Haiti, where she serves hundreds of orphans. Lizzie Badger’s 1-year-old daughter, London, had been on the liver transplant list for four months when they finally [...]