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Guided Fly Fishing in Provo Utah

Have you ever envied those anglers you see fly fishing in mountain streams? Standing knee-high in icy cold coursing water while trying to hook some trout? Doesn’t that sound amazing! I’ve fished from the shore using bait and basic fishing gear a handful of times but decided I needed to evolve to the…

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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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Experiencing Utah Valley from a Propeller Plane

The natural beauty found throughout Utah Valley is stunning, plentiful, and far-spread. This can be a challenge as a landscape photographer because I am constantly torn on which of the dozens of picturesque locations I should prioritize, especially when I am short on time. After some time…

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Orem's Artisan Scene

When I hear the word “May”, yard work, flower pots, BBQ’s, spring cleaning, and family time come to mind. To me, May feels like a fresh start with trees blossoming and flowers blooming. Anything is possible, including gardening. According to a study by a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service…

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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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The Epic Utah Valley Spring Bucket List!

Warmer temperatures means that spring is on its way! Spring is a lovely time in Utah Valley: flowers are blooming; hiking trails are opening up again; festivals are starting. Make the most of this beautiful time of year by participating in any of these springtime activities. Go to the Tulip Festival…

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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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The Guide to Mural Hunting in Downtown Provo

Utah Valley has an extremely talented pool of local artists, and nowhere is this more evident than when strolling through Downtown Provo. Walking among the buildings downtown, you’ll run across a series of murals that reflect the unique destination that is Provo. These are not works you see from…

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