A Night in White at the Cape – 2017 JLO Spring Gala
Apr26

A Night in White at the Cape – 2017 JLO Spring Gala

Soon after I moved back to Ogden 5 years ago I fell deeply in love with our fair city. Yes, the mountains and miles and miles of trails are beautiful. We have some amazing restaurants and theatres and coffee shops. We enjoy the small-town feel with all the conveniences of larger cities. However, what I fell the hardest for was the people. I grew up in a small town not far from Ogden that shall remain nameless. I’ve lived in Salt Lake...

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Indie Ogden Spotlight: Terakee Farm
Mar18

Indie Ogden Spotlight: Terakee Farm

If you’ve been following me on Instagram, you might have seen me post about a new development happening in Weber County called Terakee Farm. This unique community is the first of its kind in Utah, and I truly believe it is going to be a game changer.  I met with the Terakee Team over coffee to chat about their vision, community and how an HR professional from Weber County became the creator of a  farm to table community. Tell me...

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Happiness at Ziegfeld Theater
Jan22

Happiness at Ziegfeld Theater

The Ziegfeld Theater’s Production of You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown was delightful! As each character danced, sang, and bantered I couldn’t help but smile. I wore a stupid grin throughout the play as Sally, Schroeder, Linus, Snoopy, Lucy, and Charlie Brown played out their ridiculous antics. Children were delighted by the play as well as adults. A couple kids I talked to were huge fans of Lucy and Sally, played by Morgan Parry and...

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Relaxing at Sego Lily Spa
Jan21

Relaxing at Sego Lily Spa

It has been a pretty chaotic January so far with the Indie Ogden Awards, a massive sinus infection, a shedding husky dog, a kid with walking pneumonia, 1 round of stomach flu, a couple of falls on ice and falling asleep on the couch a few too many times while binge watching Gilmore Girls. My body was in 100 different kinds of knots, and it’s was only halfway through the month. Thankfully, just as I was ready to throw myself...

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Indie Ogden Spotlight: Wasatch Roasting Company
Dec19

Indie Ogden Spotlight: Wasatch Roasting Company

1- Hi Wasatch Roasting! Tell us a bit about yourselves, who are the fine folks behind the roaster? Wasatch Roasting Company was founded in March of 2016 – right here in Ogden, UT by my wife Tonya Blackford and myself. In October of 2016 we hired on long -time roaster and barista Nick Cobbledick as our Shop Manager and Assistant Roaster – to accompany myself as the Lead Roaster. Our plan is to open our Coffee...

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Supporting Local on Historic 25th
Nov30

Supporting Local on Historic 25th

For the most part, we’re all aware of the restaurants, stores and art studios on 25th street. We’ve been in most of them and talked to a few of the people who operate them. We’ve bought from and ate at them, we’ve made memories and friends, but how much do you really know about the businesses you’re supporting? Let’s take a short adventure and find out more about a few of the businesses, meet some...

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