09222017

12 Utah Valley Parade of Homes features you secretly wish you had in your home

It’s the little things — and sometimes the large things — in life that matter. And the Utah Valley Parade of Homes has both of those requirements. The 2017 Utah Valley Parade of Homes opened on June 8 and is closing in on its final [...]

4 interior design tips from the pros at Gatehouse No.1 to get a fresh start to the new year

Sponsored Story Spring is in full swing at Gatehouse No. 1, with florals and spring scents blooming in every corner of the showroom. Gatehouse No. 1 owner Stephanie Holdaway and her designers share ways to brighten up your home this season. 1. [...]

3 trends for putting together the yard for the summer

As our top votegetter for Gardens and Flowers, Brad and Chris Olson of Olson’s Garden Shoppe know how to piece together gardens. “I love color,” Chris says. “We only have a few short months we’re outside, so it’s fun to be able [...]

Sifting through the pieces: 5 tips for homebuyers

Realtors Sheralyn and Chris Bennett — voted the valley’s top Realtors — have five suggestions for sifting through the process of homebuying to help you find the house you’ve been puzzling over. 1. Set realistic expectations A first-time [...]

Picking up the pieces: How to prevent disaster in your home

Jerry Pennock and his team at Complete Restoration have seen it all: mold caving in a roof, little kids lighting Christmas trees on fire and losing a snake in the wall (which they recovered using a thermal imaging camera). When disaster strikes [...]

I tried it: Writer Kjersten Johnson moves into a local tiny home for a big night

I walked toward the tiny home I would be staying the night in, and a 20-week-old yellow Labrador awkwardly galloped over to me before collapsing at my feet. I took it as a good sign and gave Jack his fair share of attention before approaching [...]

The problem with ‘How many kids do you want?’

As women, we are often judged in relation to our family status. Are you dating? If not, why not? If you are, when are you getting married? If you’re married, when are you having kids? If you’re not having kids, why not? If you have kids, [...]

Zillow includes 3 Utah cities on Top 10 list for hottest housing market in 2017

Three Utah cities made Zillow’s list for the “Top 10 Hottest Housing Markets for 2017”: Ogden, Provo and Salt Lake City. “Zillow’s 2017 list highlights that jobs and opportunities are increasingly growing in smaller [...]

5 ways to have fun with your kids when you’re stuck inside

Sure, winter is magical. The snow, the Christmas music, the holiday treats and twinkling lights. What’s not so magical is when you’re stuck inside with a houseful of stir-crazy kids and you’re all on the verge of a catastrophic [...]

8 things your child should know by 8 years old

During a family reunion, my sisters and I (all with different family sizes) got into a discussion about what we should teach our children before they turn eight years old. What do you think is important to teach a child (or at least start a [...]

UV Parade Review: Sunshine Living

Maybe it was the perfect outdoor living space that inspired an update to your yard. Perhaps it was the way the bold granite countertop went with your to-die-for white-kitchen.Or, maybe you just wanted to meet Donny Osmond. Whatever “it” [...]

UV Parade Review: Masters of the House

Maybe it was the perfect outdoor living space that inspired an update to your yard. Perhaps it was the way the bold granite countertop went with your to-die-for white-kitchen. Or, maybe you just wanted to meet Donny Osmond. Whatever “it” [...]

UV Parade review: Something for the little ones

Maybe it was the perfect outdoor living space that inspired an update to your yard. Perhaps it was the way the bold granite countertop went with your to-die-for white-kitchen. Or, maybe you just wanted to meet Donny Osmond. Whatever “it” [...]

Have kids, will date: 7 creative date ideas to keep your post-kids marriage alive

      My husband and I were married for three and a half years before kids came into the picture. While our children have brought so much joy and fulfillment into our lives, getting out on dates takes a lot more effort and planning [...]

Win a KitchenAid at EDGEhomes’ Salt Lake Parade home

Sponsored Story It’s an orange life with EDGEhomes — and they want to bring a little orange to you life, too. Friday kicked off the 2016 Salt Lake Parade of Homes, which features 32 homes. At this year’s parade home, EDGEhomes [...]

Tidy Tips from professional organize Vicki Winterton

Professional organizer Vicki Winterton shares two mistakes to avoid when tackling a rowdy room or cluttered closet. Mistake #1 Box-buying “Don’t buy containers before you know what you’ll be storing,” Vicki says. She recommends assessing [...]

Here Provo builds community with new store in downtown Provo

If you go… When: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday beginning Thursday, June 30 Where: Here Provo, 26 W. Center St., Provo Cost: FREE Website: Instagram.com/here_provo Vendor Application: hereprovo.com Downtown Provo has come back [...]

Utah Valley Parade of Homes sets attendance record, names Judges Choice Award winners

The Utah Valley Parade of Homes had its most successful run during the 2016 Parade with more than 25,000 attendees touring the 40 custom-built homes. “Looking back on this incredible success, we feel so grateful for the hard work of our home [...]

7 tools to help you through postpartum depression

Approximately one in seven women in the U.S. experience some form of postpartum depression (PPD), postpartum OCD or postpartum anxiety, which may be more common than PPD. And these mood disorders don’t necessarily only come right after a [...]

2016 Best of UV: Home Services

Best Home Design 1. Millhaven Homes 2. Joe Carrick Design 3. Ken Harris Architects Best Cabinets 1. R & M Woods 2. Barlow’s Wood Classics 3. Magleby Construction Cabinetry & Millwork Best Carpet Cleaners 1. Zerorez 2. Chem-Dry 3. [...]