Hikes in Utah Valley - Alpine Loop

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Carri Ward
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Carri Ward

Carri is the creator of @JoyofAdventuring on Instagram. Her passion is to inspire others to create meaningful experiences together through outdoor adventure and family travel. She graduated with an Exercise and Sports Science degree, is the wife of a professor, mom to 3 boys and a dark chocolate lover. She calls Utah Valley home and many of her adventures can be found on her blog at www.joyofadventuring.com.

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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Downtown Provo's Local Artisan Scene

How did I not know about Provo’s artisan scene? With spring right around the corner, I am itching to get out, have a little fun and discover some new stomping grounds. Can anyone else relate? I realized, I have gotten far too comfortable in my sweats and leggings lately. First things first: a…

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Adventure Sledding

Flying down the mountain on my sled, I knew that adventure sledding would become our next family tradition. There is nothing quite like it. Santa must have known because we found brand new, super-fast sleds under the Christmas tree this year. You may be asking, “What is adventure sledding?”…

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Amazing Local Shopping in Utah Valley

Do you know that feeling? That feeling when you find the perfect gift for someone. Something you know they will love? That happened to me this week. I came across the cutest local artist @FifteenFibers who make art pieces out of different yarns and fibers. They are amazing, beautiful, and…

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Finding Fall in Utah Valley

"I can’t miss them again!” I always have the best intentions of seeing fall crash the party with an amazing show of colors, yet I am always a week too early or a week too late. Can you relate? Maybe it is the kids’ sports, home learning, or work that takes my time, but this year I vowed “this will…

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Finding Solitude Utah County Style

I am going to let you in on a little secret. With all the hiking options available in Utah Valley, finding a little solitude is not hard if you know where to look. This particular morning I woke up with an itch to venture out with my family in search of some prized solitude. Hopping on…

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