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Pioneer Park feature

Pioneer activities give tuesday visitors the moyle treatment

John Rowe Moyle’s descendents host free pioneer games and experiences on Tuesdays in Alpine. By Erica Palmer Every Tuesday morning through the summer months, three generations of pioneer descendants don their bonnets, petticoats and suspenders [...]
Summer Fun feature

2016 Summer Fun Map to Summer Adventure in Utah Valley

(Click on image to enlarge.) Ditch the compass — this flowchart maps out 40 ideas to get your summer started off with a bang. High Adventure More than 1 million travelers come to southern Utah from all over the world to see one thing — Arches [...]
The Semidey family from Provo has grandma and grandpa living with them, making it a three-generation household. Read their story here.

3 tips for families considering a multigenerational home

The Semidey family from Provo has grandma and grandpa living with them, making it a three-generation household. Read their story here. Dr. Jeremy Cottle, licensed social worker and CEO of Provo Canyon Behavioral Hospital, knows that achieving [...]
Semidey family feature

Let’s Live Together: Choosing to have 3 generations live under one roof

Rosiann and Rafael Semidey (center) have never regretted their decision to have Rosiann’s parents, Margie and Reinaldo Rojas (left) move in with them. The Semidey children (right to left), Kysliann, Kyneisha, Kyliani and Kedrick, love it, [...]
Good Thyme feature

Looking for a Good Thyme: Farm-to-table goodness served fresh in modern downtown ambiance

Each trip to Good Thyme serves up a new flavor profile as all the dishes are made with farm-to-table goodness. The Utah Valley Magazine staff hosted a baby shower at this new Provo hot spot. (Photo by Alisha Gallagher) Brothers Stefano and Nic [...]
When NICU nurse Jada Hansen isn’t caring for tiny infants (including our former cover stars the Gardner quadruplets), she takes care of chickens and cows on her small family farm.

Everybody has a story: Utah Valley Hospital NICU nurse has a flair for care

When NICU nurse Jada Hansen isn’t caring for tiny infants (including our former cover stars the Gardner quadruplets), she takes care of chickens and cows on her small family farm. My Spanish Fork roots run deep. My husband and I both grew [...]
Coutts family feature

Adapting plans: Unexpected divorce leads Lindon mother to Turning Point for herself and others

Post-divorce, Holly Coutts and her children (from left to right), Katie, Ashley and Ryan — along with oldest son, Justin, who is currently serving an LDS Church mission in Arizona — have remained optimistic by focusing on the good in life. [...]
2016 Cutest Cuties feature

2016 Cutest Cuties winners from Utah Valley

In 2000, we started collecting the valley’s most lovable little ones with our Cutest Cuties contest. Sixteen years later, the valley’s cute game is as strong as ever! Get to know these noteworthy newborns, babies, toddlers and kids over [...]
Wilson adoption family feature

It’s about love: Eagle Mountain family extends love to adopted sons’ birth moms

Kalina Hudgins (left) placed her baby boy (right) with Melanee and Branden Wilson when he was born six months ago. The Wilsons enjoy open adoptions with all three of their adopted sons — Westen, Kyle and Austen. (Photo by Alisha Gallagher) On [...]
High Schoolers 2016 feature 2

21 high schoolers who will change the world

By Jeanette Bennett and Erica Palmer This year’s High School Students Who Will Change The World live in a dream world. If they dream it, others will come to believe it, too. And that’s the best of all worlds. Meet a soon-to-be-world-renowned [...]
Donny Osmond feature

Here’s Donny! Utah Valley’s most famous face sings through the verses of his 58 years

Donny Osmond is writing a new “verse” with Donny Osmond Home, a line of furniture he is designing with his wife, Debbie. Osmond Designs is carrying the right-priced, durable, trendy line of furnishings. Donny and Debbie have remodeled their [...]
Debbie and Donny Osmond at the Sundance Tree Room at top in 1976 and on the bottom in 2016. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst)

Donny and Debbie Osmond recreate ‘first-kiss photo’ 40 years later

Debbie and Donny Osmond at the Sundance Tree Room at top in 1976 and on the bottom in 2016. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst) On Debbie’s 17th birthday, Donny planned an elaborate birthday dinner and scavenger hunt, which began at the Tree Room. [...]
Donny and Debbie Osmond have five sons and eight grandchildren (with only one granddaughter). All five sons graduated from Timpview High School, and Donny has served as a Young Men leader in their LDS ward during much of their growing up years.

Mrs. Donny Osmond

Donny and Debbie Osmond have five sons and eight grandchildren (with only one granddaughter). All five sons graduated from Timpview High School, and Donny has served as a Young Men leader in their LDS ward during much of their growing up years. Debbie [...]
Best of UV 2016 feature

2016 Best of Utah Valley Winners

The race is over. You put one business a foot ahead of the other and we are awarding the first three to the finish line. With more than 20,000 votes cast, we’re crowning the winners according to your votes. Ladies and gentleman of Utah [...]
Roll With It is a new ice cream place inside of Good Thyme, the second-place winner of Best Casual Restaurant. (Photo by Alisha Gallagher)

2016 Best of UV: Restaurants

Best Bakery 1. Kneaders 2. Enliten Bakery and Café 3. Shirley’s Best Barbecue 1. Bam Bams BBQ (Find out what Founder Cameron Treu’s most embarrassing moment in business has been. Hint: It involves Detroit Lions’ Ziggy Ansah.) 2. [...]
BBQ Bottles

Bam Bams BBQ’s sweet success and Ziggy misidentification mistake

BEST OF THE BEST: Bam Bams BBQ Founder Cameron Treu says his most popular dish is the fatty brisket sandwich with pepper jack cheese, a side of potato salad and a George Randall (Diet Mountain Dew with Cherry Lime). After Utah native Cameron [...]
KING OF THE KONES
The Ultimate Kong Kone — a one-pound ice cream cone  — has been part of the Macey’s tradition since 1991.

Best Groceries: Macey’s wins with Kong Kone tradition

KING OF THE KONES The Ultimate Kong Kone — a one-pound ice cream cone — has been part of the Macey’s tradition since 1991. Children in shopping carts, parents needing groceries and teenagers looking for a treat have all been screaming [...]
Best Retail

2016 Best of UV: Retail

Best Boutique 1. Bella Ella 2. Dear Lizzie 3. Big Bratt Best Florist 1. Cary’s Designs Floral 2. Flower Patch 3. Orem Floral and Gift Best Fresh Produce 1. Spanish Fork Farmer’s Market 2. Allred Orchards 3. Thanksgiving Point Olson’s [...]
Learning Dynamics Preschool has three different Utah County locations.

Best Preschool: Learning Dynamics

Learning Dynamics Preschool has three different Utah County locations. Since 1984, Learning Dynamics has been putting the apple on top of education with its reading program for preschoolers. With more than 30 years of experience, Learning Dynamics [...]
Best Professional Services

2016 Best of UV: Professional Services

Best of Professional Services Best Accountant 1. H&R Block 2. Squire & Company 3. Hawkins Best Bank 1. Central Bank 2. Bank of American Fork 3. Zions Bank Best Company to Work For 1. Adobe 2. Vivint 3. doTERRA UCCU was named the 2016 [...]