Utah Valley Magazine

20 Q’s with Chad Lewis

Chad Lewis (center) is associate athletic director over development at BYU, where he…

Q&A with LDS Film Festival Owner Kels Goodman

By Jayna Smith Kels Goodman is…

Special Delivery: Nick and Morgan Peterson Keep Smiling Through Birth and Biopsy

Morgan works as a second grade teacher at Meadow Brook Elementary School…

Double the Dreamers: Brad and Shae Robins Reach For the Stage and Lift Each Other

He’s one of the gentleman of GENTRI from Centerville. She’s a triple…

The Comeback Couple: Ashlynn and Coby Mitchell Overcome Addiction and Betrayal

From their Vineyard home, Ashlynn and Coby Mitchell use the platforms of…

Going Viral: Michael Locke’s #tattletaletuesdays Tell All

In February 2020, Michael will have worked for the Orem Police Department…

Danor Gerald Talks Black History Month

Danor Gerald moved to Utah in 2003 from Orlando and now lives in…

Married Duo John and Gail Higgins Volunteer As EMTs With A Rock Solid Commitment

John and Gail Higgins have shared a last name for 36 years. They’ve shared…

Coming Home: Burlington Willardson Joins Springville Police Department After a 20-Year Military Career

When Burlington Willardson started interviewing for his second career as a police officer, he…

Service-Oriented Mindset: Heather Frost Empowers Spanish Fork Residents

Heather Frost lives in Salem and has family scattered in south Utah County…

A Look Back At Dining Reviews From The Past Two Decades

By Mary Crafts The year 2020 marks the 15th year I’ve been writing restaurant reviews for…

How to Do Everything Better

Start 2020 with these 21 life hacks from hometown experts. How to get off…

How to Improve Grandma’s Roll Recipe

By Angie Phipps, head baker at Provo Bakery Grandma’s roll recipe is tried and true,…

How to Raise Independent Children

By Camille Aagard, 2019 BYU Law School graduate 2019 and mother of 5. When…

How to Maximize the Selling Price of Your Home

By Sheralyn Bennett Realtor with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Elite Real Estate  Your home is typically…

How to Update Your Church Look

By Jason Winn, regional manager of Mr. Mac One of the most important things men…

How to Connect with New People

By Jeff Rust, partner, Truss Relationships are one of the most prized possessions but many…

How to Make a Quick Meme Even If You Don’t Know Photoshop

“Portrait of a Woman” 1638-39 by Guido Reni. Permission given by the…

How to Create Your First Piece of Art

By Jenedy Paige, artist Well, I’d say we all created our “first piece of art”…

How to Maintain Healthy Relationships With Your Adult Children

By Connie Sokol, speaker, author and mother of seven First, acknowledge you don’t stop being…

How to Plan Your First Hike Up Timp

By Ben Wolsey, hiker of Timpanogos 1,029 times who is known as “That Guy”…

How to Show Your Patriotism By Flying an American Flag

By Kyle Fox, founder of Follow The Flag in Pleasant Grove    A flag is…

How to Crack Down on Screen Time

By Andrea Davis, Co-creator of BetterScreenTime.com and @BetterScreenTime on Instagram Technology Plan Help your family cut down screen…

How to Know When to Keep Your Child Home From School

By Cami Kesler, nurse practitioner at Intermountain Pediatrics in American Fork It’s cold and flu…

How To Be An Informed City Resident … Without Being Annoying

By Cyd LeMone, Pleasant Grove City Council When it comes to city news and regulations,…

How to Take a House Plan From Napkin to Legit

By B.J. Chandler, general manager of Millhaven Homes in Lindon When determining home plan ideas, start with…

How to Take an Awesome Pic of Your Child With a Cell Phone

By Angie Clayson, owner and photographer of Angie Clayson Photography, Spanish Fork Make sure…

How to Prepare for a Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

By Paige Holland. She and her husband, Matt, are the presidents of the North…

How To Pick Out The Perfect Sofa

By Stephanie Holdaway, owner and principal designer of Gatehouse no. 1 in Orem Your…

How to Cook a Perfect Steak at Home

By Ryan Crafts, president and COO of Culinary Crafts Grilling a great steak is fairly simple but nonetheless…