Christmas Spritz with Katie and Carlie

Their cakes are so good that they’ve never received a review below five stars (except for one rating, but it was from a bot, so it doesn’t count). Katie Southwick and her daughter Carlie, founders of Mom & Me Cakery, are sweet-treat baking machines, completing 70-85 orders a week from their home’s kitchen counters. But […]

Hong Kong Style Coconut Tarts with Candy Fife

Candy Fife plays the harp, paints dreamy acrylic waterfalls and has even hand-blown glass, but her crowning talent shines in baking. She is the Lehi Country Bakery’s cake queen, but she has more treats up her sleeve than just cakes. Check out her authentic Hong Kong style coconut tart recipe below. Candy had fun in […]

Christmas Crack with Ashley Shepherd

Ashley Shepherd is the head recipe developer for Blox Dessert Bars and founder of Shep’s Catering — her days are coated in baking powder, butter and sugar. And it continues when the holidays roll around! Christmas Crack is her signature dessert for spreading Christmas cheer, and this is the recipe from her own cookbook, Blissful […]

Candied Pecans with Alisha Nuttall

Alisha Nuttall is the owner of Cravings Alisha’s Cupcakes and a sweets mastermind. She won Cupcake Wars around 10 years ago and her shop in Pleasant Grove features her cutest cupcake creations, like Princess Vanilla, Chocolate Tuxedo Cheesecake and Better Than What! But her chosen holiday recipe is for these candied nuts, a recipe Alisha […]

4 Home Design Trends for 2021

   With 2021 comes a desire to take a fresh look at home space designs. Jalin Anderson, owner and lead home plan designer with Creations West, shares some of his favorite freshness for the new year. Clean, bold exteriors with warm accents    Jalin is seeing exterior warming trends in the forecast, with accents of […]

2020 Celebrity Lookalikes: Doug Perkins

HOMETOWN: Spanish Fork UV: When did people start saying you resemble Alan Alda? It started when I was in college in the 1980s. People said I looked just like the guy from M*A*S*H*. It has continued to happen here and there over the years. UV: Do you share any similarities with your celebrity twin in […]

Zachary Reed Sabey — 2019 High Schoolers Who Will Change The World

Zachary Reed Sabey Westlake High School Parents Kerrianne Sabey & Brian Sabey Zachary Sabey’s personal motto is that hard work is the key to success. Well, he’s started the ignition on his future through his efforts in a number of areas — from the soccer field to the classroom. Mini-resume AP scholar with distinction, senior class […]

Vanitzia Ortiz — 2019 High Schoolers Who Will Change The World

Vanitzia Ortiz Provo HIGH School Parents Maria Payan & Dony Ortiz Vanitzia Ortiz will graduate high school with two degrees this spring — a diploma from Provo High and an associate degree from UVU. She’s ahead of the curve and poised for a career in medicine. Mini-resume HOSA vice president, Gear Up Leadership Council, Latinos […]

Top Realty Pros: Bill Freeze

Realty Path Professionals (801) 367-0267    After a long career as a full-time professional Realtor, Bill Freeze still finds it satisfying to help people realize their new home dreams. Last year, his long-time friends Dallas and Janice Groo called wanting to discuss the sale of the family home. They lived in an older, farm-style […]