Sep
11

Utah Preparedness Month: 7 skills that you should learn before a disaster + A giveaway

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It’s National Preparedness and there’s no better time to brush up on some of your survival skills.  It would be wonderful if we were all skilled hunters, carpenters and wilderness experts but it’s not always possible to be skilled in everything. It is possible, however,  to harness a few good skills that could save you…
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Sep
03

Utah Preparedness Month: 10 things you must have in your home + A Giveaway!

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September is National preparedness month, a month to check your kits, read up on new ideas and tips and  to remind yourself to be  prepared for any disaster.  Here in Utah  we are lucky enough to not be in a hotbed of storms like hurricanes and tornadoes but we do have our share of disasters…
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Sep
02

Guide to Fall in Northern Utah 2014

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Fall leaves 24 Salt Lake: 9 places in Utah to see Fall Leaves Travel Utah: 31 tours to see Fall colors Enjoy Utah: Guide to fall colors Pumpkin Patches Black Island Farms-Tractor-pulled hay wagon will pull you merrily through the Pumpkin Patch, Each hayride ticket comes with one free pumpkin. Day Farms- pumpkin patch-pick in the field,…
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Aug
29

Eat Local Challenge Recipe Round-Up

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This past month participating in the #EatLocalChallenge has been  so fun, I have learned so much about local producers and where my food comes from and I have cooked up some delicious food in the process. Kimberly Bowsher has done an incredible job putting this project together for the second year from sourcing the foods…
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Aug
29

Eat Local Northern Utah: Buy, pick & grow your own local foods

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The Eat Local Challenge  in Ogden has come to an end but that doesn’t mean you need to stop eating local. There are some amazing grocers, fruit stands and farms  as well as classes and resources all within 30 miles of Ogden. Check out these amazing places and be sure to tag your photos #EatLocalUtah and share…
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Aug
25

15 ways to use your Utah peaches!

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It’s peach season and Peach Days in Brigham City is just around the corner.  If you know what’s good for you, you will head over to produce highway (or a farm stand near you)  and stock up on peaches as soon as you finish this article.   During the summer months you can drive around…
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Jul
30

A Visitors guide to Ogden!

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What to do Nightlife: Alleged (rooftop bar with great views of Ogden) Brewskis  Copper Club  Kamikazes Lighthouse Lounge (Sunday brunch and bloody Mary bar)  Mojos (All ages) The City Club (A beatles themed nightclub ) The Sand Trap  Wine cellar (blues and jazz) The Outlaw saloon (country music and line dancing) Places of Interest: Historic 25th Street Ogden Nature Center Ogden’s…
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Jul
24

10 local sports for thrill seekers

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Hiking, biking and swimming are certainly a ton of fun but sometimes you just have to take it to the extreme. Check out the 10 sports for thrill seekers and take the ride of a lifetime.     1.Skydiving Skydive Ogden Get a whole new view of Ogden from sky while flying with Skydive Ogden!…
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Jul
16

10 amazing local Ogden appetizers

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Tired of the same old chips & salsa or bread stick appetizers? Check out these 10 mouth watering apps you may have overlooked on the menu.  From  elevated  classics to the adventurous gourmet treats, Ogden has everything a foodie could dream of. 1                     Tona Sushi…
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Jul
12

Outrageously Fun Road Trip Destinations in Utah

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 Author: Alyssa Craig With all the amazing destinations our great state has to offer, it is not surprising that summertime is almost synonymous with road trips for many Utah families. If you have a road trip on this summer’s to-do list, consider some of these must see attractions close to home! Bear Lake Located in…
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Jul
06

10 Local drive-ins & diners you must visit this summer ( and beyond!)

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The great thing about living in a  small town is having locally owned places to dine on every corner.  These local places are the best of the best and their vintage charm will make you want to become a regular. Add these to your bucket list and  get ready to try out some of the…
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Jun
30

Guide to Yoga in Ogden

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YOGA… Ah yes… the women with long hair and no makeup, sporting those oh-so-yummy yoga pants, men in cut-off sweats with sculpted shoulders, vegetarian, vegan-loving, soft spoken hippies who can’t wait to get their “Yog” on, talk about opening their hearts and twist their bodies into pretzel shapes. Right?? Totally!  So what drives otherwise seemingly…
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