ICYMI: BYU senior crowned as Miss Utah; Lehi man dies after falling in Bell Canyon

In case you took a break from the news this weekend, here are the weekend’s top local news stories. JessiKate Riley wins Miss Utah 2017 JessiKate Riley, a violin performance major at BYU, was crowned Miss Utah 2017 at the Miss Utah Pageant Saturday. Riley [...]

Amara Day Spa Salon & Boutique enhances the natural look

Contact Info: ADDRESSES: 870 N. 980 West, Orem 1825 W. Traverse Pkwy., Lehi PHONE: (801) 226-2300 SITE: amaradayspa.com Sponsored Story Amara Day Spa, Salon & Boutique — with locations in Orem and Lehi — specializes in enhancing [...]

Chelsea’s Boutique empowers women in downtown Provo

Sponsored Story There’s a new shop in town and it is doing more than selling cute, affordable clothing — it is empowering women. Chelsea’s Boutique opened its second location in downtown Provo, Utah in September. While store owner Chelsea [...]

Giving up on mom-perfection  

I wanted to be that mom. You know the one. She makes homemade fruit snacks. Her kids are always sporting the trendiest clothes and the cutest hairstyles. She sews skirts and headbands. She’s heavily involved in her kids’ classrooms. She [...]

Made in UV: Survival kit shoe laces; summer style

By Erica Palmer The talent and creativity of Utah County residents is limitless. Here are five locally founded and created businesses that brighten Utah Valley. Feet-ure Every hiker faces the dilemma of being prepared vs. packing light, and [...]

Made in UV: Toilet bowl night lights and fashion items for men, women and children

By Erica Palmer The talent and creativity of Utah County residents is limitless. Here are five locally founded and created businesses that brighten Utah Valley. Knot your ordinary tie Quinn Peterson grew up shopping in thrift stores and learned [...]

Christmas in Fashion with InstaFamous Rachel Parcell

BYU recently invited Rachel Parcell to speak on entrepreneurship and how she created an Insta-career with more than 600,000 Instagram followers and national brands clamoring to hire her as their social media model. This 24-year-old — who [...]

The one thing moms should stop doing — comparing

Mothers juggle a lot of things — keeping children dressed, fed and healthy and raising them to be respectable members of society while somehow also caring for their own physical and emotional needs. But juggling motherhood would be a whole [...]

Miss Teen Extraordinaire Pageant crowns 14 special needs girls

Contestants show their talents, model their evening gowns, and smile and wave to the crowd. The audience cheers, the cameras flash and the judges deliberate — but it’s not a Miss Utah pageant. It’s Miss Teen Extraordinaire, a [...]

Child’s play: Jenny Moyer creates fashion forwards frocks clothes to home

Childhood should be bright, happy, carefree and fun, which is exemplified in clothing line Taylor Joelle Designs, created by an Eagle Mountain mother of five — Jenny Moyer. “It started with a crib bedding set that I designed for my third [...]

Ready to Runway: 8 custom looks from the 2014 Provo Fashion Week

Photos courtesy of LC Photography, Breanna White Photography, Endless Photography, Ryan Houston The runway has made its way to Utah Valley via Provo Fashion Week. In this photo essay, we take a look back at the haute highlights of the Spring [...]

Golden designer takes to Provo Fashion Week runway

Bree Wilkins is the 25-year-old fashion designer behind Bree Lena, a clothing line full of glam gowns, sparkly skirts and striking tops. The Orem native first discovered her love for fashion in elementary school. When she outgrew her favorite [...]

Not so Pinterest perfect: Popular Utah Valley mommy bloggers share the truth behind the pretty pictures and success

Utah Valley is home to some of the nation’s most popular bloggers, and most of them are moms. That’s no surprise. Research shows that moms are 20 percent more likely to use social media than the general population, and 1 in 3 bloggers are [...]

10 killer workouts for bored exercisers

Not feeling motivated to work out? Don’t sweat it (just yet). Switching up your exercise format or starting something new altogether is often enough to get you excited about working out again. Whether you like to work out solo at the gym, [...]

Made in UV: Sunglasses, suits and more

These seven items were made in Utah Valley’s own backyard. With a wide range of talent, there is no need to shop anywhere else. Brand of Brothers Whether you prefer to protect your eyes from the best snow on earth or a tropical beach, three [...]

Note to selfie: 7 tips for that perfect shot

Let’s face it. Taking pictures of yourself on your iPhone can be fun. (You know you have some on your camera roll right now). But, the art of selfie-shooting takes a little practice. Before you go uploading that selfie of you and Rover onto [...]

16 of Utah Valley’s juciest ‘guilty pleasures’

This list of guilty pleasures goes to show just how tame we really are round here. Our dirty little secrets are pretty darn clean. 1. Drinks (other than coffee) from Starbucks A cozy steamer? A super fattening smoothie? Pick your poison. 2. [...]

Cool Products Made in UV

Utah Valley is full of creative inventors and writers. Here are some products made right in our backyard:

Put some spring in your style with these 7 Utah County trends

Nationally, spring fashion is a mixed bag this year, according to Elle Magazine. New York runways showed everything from bold, black-and-white graphic prints to icy pastels, from skimpy crop tops to long, pleated skirts. Utah County has its [...]

Twin sisters with twin PhDs redefine beauty

In honor of International Women’s Day on Saturday, March 8, twin sisters Lindsay and Lexie Kite will host an afternoon workshop and offer the keynote address at Utah Valley University’s celebration on Friday, March 7. The sisters, [...]