Utah-Tube: LDS dating app showcases awkward holiday moment for single Mormons

As people load their cars and drive off to join their families for the holiday season, Mutual app is reminding everyone just how awkward holiday family time can be when you’re single. “Studio C” actor Stacey Harkey, who acted in the Kickstarter video earlier this year, returns in the second Mutual video. This time Harkey […]

UV To Do: Calendar of events for November 2017

The holiday season is just getting started. Take a glance ahead and mark your calendar for these Utah Valley events and traditions. Events Dias de los Muertos When: Nov. 11 from 3 p.m.–9 p.m. Where: Shops at Riverwoods Cost: FREE Site: Facebook Lighting of Riverwoods When: Nov. 17 from 6 p.m.–9 p.m. Where: Shops at Riverwoods Cost: FREE Site: shopsatriverwoods.com Eat Like […]

Counting our blessings and making our blessings count

Following my high school graduation, my cousin and I traveled to England for a weeklong tour. While I enjoyed seeing the many historical sites that the British Isles has to offer, one of the highlights of my trip was visiting the All England Lawn Tennis Club, home of the Wimbledon tennis championships. We happened to […]

10 tips for eating healthier during the holidays

Sponsored Story As the holiday season rolls in, food takes center stage at family and friend gatherings. People salivate over the Thanksgiving dinner and Christmas cookies, but dread the New Years resolutions. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Mindy Probst, the outpatient dietitian at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center, says it is possible […]

5 Christ-centered Thanksgiving traditions

Thanksgiving — complete with food, football and festivities — is the unofficial kickoff to the American holiday season. A day of gratitude is just the ticket to starting off the merriest time of the year. But a spirit of gratitude shouldn’t be confined to Thanksgiving, nor should the spirit of Christ be celebrated only at Christmastime. Here are a few traditions to […]

UV To Do: November

Events 9th Annual Celebration of Veterans When: Nov. 8 at 11 a.m Where: SCERA Center for the Arts Cost: FREE Site: scera.org Lighting of Riverwoods When: Nov. 21, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Where: The Shops at Riverwoods Cost: FREE Site: shopsatriverwoods.com Eat Like a Pilgrim When: Nov. 22-24, 6-9 p.m. Where: Thanksgiving Point Cost: Prices Vary Site: thanksgivingpoint.org The Giving Tree When: Nov. 26-Dec. […]

8 great restaurants for large groups this holiday season

Whether you’re in charge of the company holiday party or you need a place for your extended family to gather for dinner this holiday season, consider foregoing the stress of hosting an event (and a group the size of a small army) at your home and let one of these spacious venues do the work […]

Top 10 reasons to be grateful for Utah Valley

Thanksgiving is a day to express gratitude for what we have. In honor of the holiday, here are 10 reasons we should all be grateful for living in Utah Valley: 1.  Breathtaking scenery Utah Valley is set right in the middle of mountains, which makes it easy to take a quick escape into nature. Plus, […]

How to not gain weight this holiday season

Healthy eating during the holidays can be tough — especially when you’re faced with once-a-year temptations like grandma’s famous pumpkin roll or your mom’s secret-recipe stuffing. Letting yourself go for just a couple of days during the magical holiday season doesn’t seem like such a crime, until you step on the scales and realize that your […]

Utah’s first Thanksgiving: The pioneers’ first harvest

The three-day feast typically referred to as the “first Thanksgiving” took place in 1621 and was made up of wildfowl, corn and venison. Our feasts today generally boast turkey, potatoes, stuffing and pie. But when it comes to a holiday celebrating gratitude and a healthy portion of food, you can bet the Mormons have a […]

Thankful for … restaurants

Ah, Thanksgiving — a time of family, friends, gratitude and … dirty dishes aplenty. Even for the most accomplished, kitchen-loving cooks, Thanksgiving dinner can be daunting. If you’d rather let someone else worry about the planning, shopping, cooking and cleaning this year, then you’ve come to the right place. Here’s a roundup of eateries in […]

Thank goodness: 4 FHE ideas on gratitude

When you sit down to Thanksgiving dinner, it can be easy to forget the reason for the holiday as you heap mashed potatoes onto your plate. This year, try to focus on the true message of Thanksgiving before the green bean casserole turns your head. Use the Monday nights in November to teach your family […]