Countdown to 2018- New Year’s Eve in Ogden!
Dec26

Countdown to 2018- New Year’s Eve in Ogden!

  This has been an insane and fantastic year. Ogden has seen a lot of changes, new businesses, loss of old businesses, news coverage, tragedy and countless memories. I am thankful for so much this year, but a few of them are my incredible friends who helped me so much through my divorce including moving me out in 2 hours and bringing beer and pizza too, my realtor Ashley Wolthuis and Mortgage Broker Tom Turner who helped me get...

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How I Bought A House In Ogden Without a Big Downpayment
Dec11

How I Bought A House In Ogden Without a Big Downpayment

I never thought I would be a homeowner. I grew up poor, the poorest part of the poor spectrum. As a teenager, I was homeless off and on until I was 19 when I got my first apartment. To me, it was a mansion, the second floor of a row house in Baltimore’s Mount Vernon neighborhood. It had 13-foot ceilings, giant windows,  and a hole in the floor that went all the way down to the first floor. This past summer I found myself as a...

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Indie Ogden Spotlight: SheShreds Ambassadors Empowering Women in Sports
Dec01

Indie Ogden Spotlight: SheShreds Ambassadors Empowering Women in Sports

If you haven’t heard of Sheshreds you may want to brace yourselves, because this local organization is going to knock your sock off. SheShreds is an action company for women, inspiring and empowering women to participate in outdoor adventure. Their ambassadors are lighting the way for young girls and giving a voice to women in sports. I did a little Q&A with Tony Duffy, one of the founders, so you can learn more about how to...

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Vote For The Best of Ogden In The Indie Ogden Awards
Oct01

Vote For The Best of Ogden In The Indie Ogden Awards

Can you believe it’s been an entire year since last year’s epic Indie Ogden Awards? A whole year to fall in love with Ogden all over again, discover new businesses and see some significant changes happen in our community. We can not wait to celebrate again and see who you award this year. We did things a bit differently this year; you will notice more open boxes that you can fill in. This new survey system tallies entries...

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Intro to Glassblowing at Artisan Collective
Sep19

Intro to Glassblowing at Artisan Collective

This post is a long time coming. I took this insanely incredible class a few weeks ago, and I haven’t been able to stop thinking about it…or looking up torches on Amazon. Artisan Collective is a cool studio packed full of locally made goods and a calendar full of amazing classes where you can brush up on your pottery, painting, silversmithing and yes, glassblowing skills. My teacher, Mike Hurst, was as hilarious as he was...

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