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Goodness Guru: So, what do you do?

Have you ever been asked this question? “So, what do YOU do?” What is your response? When I was asked this two days ago I was exhausted and I didn’t know how to reply. Admittedly, I am addressing this mostly to women because they are often wives, mothers, daughters, sisters and ...

Health & Wellness: Why you should schedule leisure time

Would you believe me if I told you that working American adults have, on average, over five hours of leisure time per day? It’s true: The data comes straight from a 2019 report by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Many studies have shown that leisure time can lower stress and depression and ...

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Garden Help Desk: Make sure to choose the right poinsettias

It’s the perfect time in the Holiday season to bring home a beautiful poinsettia. If you’ve done just that-choosing a sturdy plant with dark green leaves and unopened flowers, protecting it from the cold when you left the nursery, and sliding off the plastic sleeve as soon as you were home. ...

Health and Wellness: Toddler tantrum survival guide

If you’ve ever felt the eyes of everyone in the grocery store turn to you as your toddler screams uncontrollably in the produce section because you wouldn’t let them take a bite out of a potato, know that you are not alone. In fact, 20% of two-year-olds have a tantrum at least once a day, ...

Savvy Senior: Your old cellphone may not work in 2022

Dear Savvy Senior, My 80-year-old father has an old flip phone he carries around with him for emergency purposes, but I’ve heard that these devices will soon be phased out. Is this true? If so, how can we know if his phone will be affected, and where can I find him a simple new one that he ...

Garden Help Desk: Purchasing poinsettias and protecting from aphids

Poinsettias have been showing up in shops and nurseries for several days now. Maybe you’re an old hand at choosing a poinsettia, but if this is the year you’ll be selecting and taking home your first poinsettia, here are some tips for you. Shop early in the season for the best ...

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Tales From Utah Valley: Autumning in Utah Valley

Fall, leaves, fall; die, flowers, away; Lengthen night and shorten day; Every leaf speaks bliss to me Fluttering from the autumn tree. So reads a portion of the poem, “Fall, Leaves, Fall” by Emily Brontë. As soon as the autumnal equinox arrived on Sept. 22, a wave of excitement for ...

Garden Help Desk: Protecting your peaches and growing good garlic

What happened to my peaches? Everything looked good last month, and the peaches were beautiful. Now most of the peaches have dark spots and some look like they are spoiling under the spots. My peaches looked nice a few days ago when I picked them and now they have rotten spots on them. Can you ...

Sundance prepares for winter opening with new lifts

As the days get shorter and the nights get longer, it is inevitable that the cold weather will come to the state of Utah. This year, after a notably dry summer, it would be advantageous to have a wet and snowy winter. With last year’s sale of the Sundance Mountain Resort by Robert Redford ...

Rock Cliff Nature Center is a hub for things to do

There’s more to Jordanelle State Park than a picturesque reservoir dotted with sailboats and waterskiers.   Sure, the man-made lake between Park City and Heber is great for boating, and boy, is it beautiful as you drive along Highway 40 or State Road 23. Stop off at the dam lookout point on ...