Places to visit Memorial Day Weekend Events   Whether it is the weather that has altered your plans, or you find a little extra time on your hands this holiday weekend, here are a few suggestions of what to do this Memorial Day weekend. The Hill Aerospace Museum has thousands of historical Air Force artifacts and dozens of aircraft on display. including […]
Places to visit Free Places to Visit in Salt Lake City   Be sure to visit these free places in Salt Lake City.  From movies, museums and tours there is always something to explore. The Utah Film Center offers free film screenings to the community at several locations.  Some screenings may also include a post film discussion with the director, or other professionals to further the […]
Places to visit Dinosaur Bones, Outlaws and Moonshine – Three Places to Visit Outside of Vernal, Utah   Dinosaur National Monument, the Outlaw Country scenic drive, and the Moonshine Arch are three places to try to visit just outside of Vernal, Utah. The Dinosaur National Monument is a national park located on the border of Utah and Colorado and covers 210,000 acres. The Quarry Visitor Center is located in Jensen, which is […]
Pets Off-Leash Dog Parks in Salt Lake County   Dogs and their human companions have several options throughout Salt Lake County to enjoy off-leash dog parks for exercise and socializing. Whether living in the city or just visiting; dogs love having some space to run. A few of the parks offer designated areas for smaller dogs if desired.     Dayland Dog Park […]
Outdoor Living Pathway to the Pfeifferhorn   The pathway to the Pfeifferhorn Peak is a popular 10.6 mile out and back trail with an elevation gain of 3,792 feet.   It is also known as the “Little Matterhorn”.  Although it has locally been known as the Pfeifferhorn after the death of Charles Pfeiffer in 1939, the name was officially changed in 2013 […]
Places to visit The Poppy Fields at Mantua and Alpine   The poppies are blooming in Mantua and Alpine. The ideal time to see poppies in Utah is during late May or early June. Due to the cooler than normal temperatures in May, the poppies are still in full bloom this year. Mantua is approximately 62 miles north of Salt Lake City.  The poppy field […]
Places to visit Nine Mile Canyon – the World’s Longest Art Gallery   Nine Mile Canyon has been called the world’s longest art gallery.  The canyon is actually 46 miles long and is home to the greatest concentration of petroglyph and pictographs in the United States. A petroglyph is an image carved into stone, while a pictograph is a painting using natural pigments on stone.  You may […]
Uncategorized Earth Day Events   Events to celebrate the 49th annual Earth Day are taking place around the globe.  It was a massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California in 1969 which inspired former Senator Gaylord Nelson for the idea for a national day to focus on the environment.  The Wisconsin Senator enlisted support from Republicans and Democrats.  The […]
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Uncategorized Planning for Your Pets during Evacuations   An evacuation plan is a necessity for every home, especially if you live in an area where fires, earthquakes, hurricanes, flooding, and other disasters are a possibility. Many homeowners create evacuation plans for their homes and practice them with their kids, but far fewer have considered one for their pets. Take these steps to […]
Buying A Home What to Consider Before Buying a Home   Deciding whether you’re ready to purchase your first home is perhaps one of your life’s major decisions. Buying is a huge (not to mention expensive) commitment and isn’t a decision you should take lightly. Before you make the leap to homeownership, it’s imperative you know where you stand, what you want, and what’s realistic […]
Uncategorized Tips for a Successful Garage Sale Holding a garage sale before placing your home on the market is a great way to declutter.  Whether moving long distance, downsizing, or even upsizing, it is a great time to re-evaluate both what you want to bring with you to your new home, and what items is it time to let go of.  Whether […]
Places to visit Travel Back In Time at the Provo Pioneer Village   As you walk through the gate at the Provo Pioneer Village, you will be greeted by friendly docents wearing period costumes, who will take you on a tour traveling back in time to how the early pioneer settlers lived, worked and played.  The village includes artifacts and original structures built by these pioneers dating […]
Uncategorized Spring Home Maintenance Tips Spring has arrived and now is the time to inspect your home’s exterior for necessary cleaning, repairs and replacements to maintain your home.  Winter storms, snow, and wind can be harsh and can take a toll on your home. It is important to have your roof inspected for cracked, worn, loose or missing shingles. This […]
Uncategorized All that Clutter is not Trash Most of us have clutter.  The gifts that we never really wanted, but can’t bear to part with.  The impulse items purchased on special occasions, or on sale that we never used.  The older appliance that is stored away after being replaced with the newest model. With the warmer temperatures of spring, it’s natural to […]
Outdoor Living Favorite Millcreek Canyon Area Hikes   The Salt Lake area is a great place to live or visit if you enjoy access to a variety of urban activities, but it also offers easy access to some wonderful hikes, if you want to get away from the fast-paced city life, grab your hiking shoes from the closet and take a break […]
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Uncategorized 7 Signs It’s Time To Downsize     For many people, a large, sprawling home is part of the American Dream. But with additional space comes bigger utility bills and oodles of upkeep. Depending on your lifestyle, you may suddenly find yourself with more house than you actually need or want. While the thought of moving to a modest home can […]
Uncategorized FIVE MONEY-SAVING GREEN UPGRADES Going green is great for the environment, but that’s not the only benefit. When you make green upgrades in your home, it can also lead to saving a significant amount of money over time.   Solar panels:  The upfront cost is big, but the long-term savings are huge. Solar panels will cost several thousand dollars to […]
Uncategorized ORGANIC FOOD ON A BUDGET   Organic food usually tastes better, and is better for you, but it can also be very expensive compared to non-organic products. Organic food can cost nearly 50 percent more, thanks to the extra labor required to produce it and consumers’ demand exceeding supply. So how do you get tasty organic food without spending a […]