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SPONSORED: 22 gift ideas from the Holiday Gift Guide

Be the giver this Christmas by wrapping up one of these 22 ideas from local elves. 1. Blickenstaff’s Traditions Beautiful heirloom tins are filled with interactive traditions to help families create memories and have more fun. Traditions [...]
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4 money-saving tricks to get the most out of your paycheck this holiday season

Melea Johnson is the bargain shopper behind Freebies2Deals.com, which was voted the No. 1 deal site by Utah Valley Magazine readers. (Photo courtesy Melea Johnson) In an effort to save her family money, Melea Johnson fell into a full-time job [...]
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Best of UV: Restaurants, online media and BYU sports

Whether we are dishing up best restaurants in Utah Valley, dishing the ball to these BYU stars or dishing out the 411 on best deals, we are serving up the delish in this issue’s “Best Of” results for restaurants, online media and BYU [...]
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Farm to fork: Utah Valley’s power picker in the fruit industry

Scott Smith, owner of Smith Orchards, says he wants to farm ‘til the day he dies. “I want to go with my boots still on,” Scott says. (Photo by Leah Aldous) Foodie Fact Want another healthy bite? Check out this Q&A with Scott Smith. Fruit [...]
Eat Like a Pilgrim brings 1621 to Thanksgiving Point for three nights in November. (Photos courtesy of Thanksgiving Point)

Eat like it’s 1621

Eat Like a Pilgrim brings 1621 to Thanksgiving Point for three nights in November. (Photos courtesy of Thanksgiving Point) If you go When: Nov. 20-22, 24 at 6:30 p.m. Where: Thanksgiving Point Cost: $22-$38 Site: thanksgivingpoint.org There’s [...]
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Turning up the heat: Peter Sproul cooks up experience at UVU

UVU Culinary Institute Director Peter Sproul works side by side aspiring chefs everyday. Because the program has grown so rapidly, the institute has expanded to a new facility in north Orem in addition to the department’s kitchen on the UVU [...]
Scott Smith, owner of Smith Orchards, shared his family recipe for Peach Upside Down Cake. (Stock Photo)

Recipe: Utah Peach Upside Down Cake

Scott Smith, owner of Smith Orchards, shared his family recipe for Peach Upside Down Cake. (Stock Photo) Ingredients: 1/3 cup plus 1 Tbsp. butter ¾ cup firmly packed brown sugar 5 large freestone peaches, halved, pitted and peeled 4 eggs 1 [...]
Chef Peter Sproul shared his Roast Butternut Squash and Fall Vegetable Soup recipe. (Photo courtesy Peter Sproul)

Recipe: Roast Butternut Squash & Fall Vegetable Soup

Chef Peter Sproul shared his Roast Butternut Squash and Fall Vegetable Soup recipe. (Photo courtesy Peter Sproul) Ingredients: Yield 2 – 2 ½ Quarts Ingredients- Mise en Place 2 T                   Vegetable Oil 2 ea. [...]
June Williamson, who runs the blog happythaigirl.com and has a book coming out with Cedar Fort Press next year, gave us her recipe for Red Thai Curry. (Photo by Leah Aldous)

Recipe: Red Thai Curry

June Williamson, who runs the blog happythaigirl.com and has a book coming out with Cedar Fort Press next year, gave us her recipe for Red Thai Curry. (Photo by Leah Aldous) Ingredients: 1 lb chicken (skinless, boneless, sliced, approx. 1-2 [...]
Aqua Fresca is served at Masa in Lindon. This recipe comes from Vivian Delgado. (Photo by Leah Aldous)

Recipe: Agua Fresca

Aqua Fresca is served at Masa in Lindon. This recipe comes from Vivian Delgado. (Photo by Leah Aldous) Ingredients: Agua Fresca 4 Pineapples 4 Mangoes or 6 Peaches Fresh Organic Mint Instructions: Slice the skin off of the Pineapple and core. [...]
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The art of ambiance: Oteo captures a tasteful environment

Locals head to Oteo for the food — and the unique dining experience is a bonus. The Utah County Oteo family has put their heart and soul into creating an inviting, homegrown environment that matches their locally-sourced, flavorful fare. [...]
Blu and Marissa Robinson bond through the joys of parenthood and running their non-profit organization, Addict II Athlete. Blu overcame substance abuse and now helps others do the same. The couple enjoys running together on the Provo River Parkway trail.

5 keys to a healthy relationship

Blu and Marissa Robinson bond through the joys of parenthood and running their non-profit organization, Addict II Athlete. Blu overcame substance abuse and now helps others do the same. The couple enjoys running together on the Provo River Parkway [...]
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3 tricks for a clean car

Wiggy Wash won the 2014 Best of Utah Valley Car Wash. (Photo courtesy Wiggy Wash) In 2007, Brent Wignall and Chris Hailstone washed away their construction business and started making preparations for a clean slate in the car washing business. [...]
Both of Paul and Penney Gauchay’s children are serving LDS missions.

Everybody has a story: Forest of service

Both of Paul and Penney Gauchay’s children are serving LDS missions. Paul Gauchay feels strongly about public lands — and not just because he has spent 30 years with the Forest Service. This father of two loves to camp, boat, hike and [...]
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6 items ‘grown’ in Utah Valley

These six items were made in Utah Valley’s own backyard. With a wide range of talent, there is no need to shop anywhere else. Oodles of Doodles Alexa Zurcher has been doodling since childhood. When she learned to digitize her creations, [...]
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Definition of healthy: Aubergine serves up delicious and nutritious

Aubergine, a new Utah County restaurant, comes from a word defined as a “British term for eggplant; deep purple color.” It is also the name of Mary Crafts-Homer’s new favorite restaurant in Utah County. By Mary Crafts-Homer I am [...]
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10 BYU fans who rise and shout

Fans at LaVell Edwards Stadium wear the same color code, but not all spectators bring the same color commentary. Part of the Cougar Stadium experience is rubbing shoulders with the fans who rise and shout around you. Meet 10 zoobies you might [...]
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Hope and Healing: How a former drug addict learned to love

Blu and Marissa have four children who keep the family busy and smiling: Brooklyn (10), Savannah (8), Boston (6) and Camden (4). When Blu and Marissa Robinson said “I do” 14 years ago, they were hopeful, happy, and excited about their [...]
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The Rest is Hospital History: UV hospital celebrates 75 years in business

To celebrate 75 years of helping the community maintain health and happiness, Utah Valley Regional Medical Center is hosting a Fall Fair. It’s been 75 years since Utah Valley Hospital opened its doors in Provo — and while the building has [...]
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A Stones Throw: ’16 Stones’ comes to fruition in Utah Valley

In 2008, Brittany Wiscombe and Brian Brough began working on a project that would become “16 Stones.” The full-length feature film will be released in theaters Oct. 1. Filmmaker Brian Brough has always been curious about what happened to [...]