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15 Favorite Ice Cream Parlors in Utah Valley

To celebrate National Ice Cream Day this Sunday July 17, we’ve compiled a list of favorite ice cream parlors in Utah Valley! With the exception of Handel’s (because they’re too delicious to leave off this list) - all these ice cream parlors are local or chains started here in Utah! Make your ice…

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A Few of My Favorite Eats in Downtown Provo

When thinking Downtown Provo, many of us think of the well-known shops and restaurants that surround University Avenue. Delicious food choices like Station 22, Black Sheep Cafe, and Guru’s Cafe come to mind. As you travel farther west along Center Street, you’ll cross Freedom Boulevard and discover…

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Rock Climbing in American Fork Canyon

It was a beautiful summer day and we knew we wanted to get outdoors to soak up some vitamin D. American Fork Canyon was calling our name. We loaded up the climbing gear and we set off on an adventure, anxious to get up on the rock. We could smell Joe’s Cafe from a mile away. I have no idea how it…

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An Artisan Mother's Day in Springville & Spanish Fork

“A mother is a person, who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.” - Robert J. Quillen. We all have a mother or a mother figure in our life. With mother’s day coming up, I am sharing some fun ways I celebrated my mom in hope that you…

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An inside look at Mozz Artisan Pizza

March 2022 Mozz Artisan Pizza is celebrating three years of being one of Downtown Provo's favorite restaurants. Mozz owners, Jared Neiswender and Erin Henriod, are husband and wife business owners with backgrounds in the culinary arts and entrepreneurship. Both of them worked at Sundance Mountain…

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Valentine's Date Ideas in Vineyard, Utah

What Vineyard date fits you & your partner best? Whether you're looking for a romantic date night out or trying to find fun things to do in Utah County this Valentine's Day, Vineyard has a wide variety of options. Here are some romantic and fun date ideas for making your night special and memorable…

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Taste Utah Valley's Artisan Chocolate

There are several reasons to love Utah Valley: the surrounding majestic mountains, a variety of restaurants and of course artisan chocolate. We’ve all heard of farm-to-table but have you ever heard of bean-to-bar? Just ask one of Provo’s chocolate experts from Taste Artisan Chocolate and they will…

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6 of Utah Valley's Best Fall Treats

Once the temperatures drop and Halloween and Thanksgiving arrive, we begin craving ALL the sweet treats. Utah Valley is known for its gorgeous scenic fall weather, but it also has some of the best fall treats in the state. There are many options available, such as apple cider donuts at Rowley's Red…

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Utah County Fall Traditions in the Making

Fall is quickly becoming my favorite time of the year. I am not sure if it is the fresh pressed apple juice and wagon rides at Rowley’s Red Barn, the pick your own pumpkins and find your way through the corn maze at Glen Ray’s Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch or the beautiful leaves changing colors up…

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Summer Fun at Payson Lakes

“And at the end of the day your feet should be dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling” - Shanti. Summer brings the opportunity to explore, to do hard things, and to stoke the fire of curiosity and adventure in children and in ourselves; to experience something new is to be childlike again…

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