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  • Tips for organizing your holiday decoration storage

    Michell Powell with Spruce Organizing shared her 5 steps to making your holiday decor storage easy.  First, she says to evaluate your unused decorations, think Quality vs. Quantity. Second, she to dismantle your holiday decorations and sort it into categories. Third, create limitations and select the best storage space in your home. Fourth, choose your storage containers, you can get free or store bought. Just make sure they fit the space and the decorations you are storing. Finally, pack it […]

  • Code Blue Revival sings please come home for Christmas

    The 5 member band Code Blue Revival sings a little Chirstmas music to get eveyone in the holiday sprit. If you would like to follow the group click here. 

  • Recipe: Christmas Pavlova

    Two students with Ogden-Weber Applied Technical College shared their recipe for traditional Pavlova. Hailey and Ronnie demonstrate the proper technique for creating this meringue-based dessert. Pavlova is a traditional Christmas dish served in Australia and New Zealand. Eggs whites                        4 large Salt                                          ½ Tsp Granulated sugar           1 cup Cornstarch                         2 Tsp Vanilla                                   1 Tsp Vinegar […]

  • What can and can’t be recycled this Christmas

    During the holiday months, Salt Lake City sees a 30% increase in waste, and this year the city would like to see that number reduced. Sophia Nicholas is communications manager for the Sustainability Department, she put together a list of ways this Christmas you can reduce your trash and help the environment. First off remember to recycle your cardboard boxes.  Sophia said the best way is to break them down and put them in your blue recycle bins. The city would like […]

  • Some of the most popular Christmas toys ever

    With Black Friday kicking off the start of the Christmas shopping season, we decided to take a look back at some of the hottest toys for years past. Tell us what your favorite toys were from your childhood by commenting on our facebook page. CLICK HERE to visit The PLACE facebook page.      

  • November is national Alzheimer’s disease awareness month

    President Ronald Reagan designated November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month in 1983. At the time, fewer than 2 million Americans had Alzheimer’s; today, the number of people with the disease has soared to nearly 5.4 million. The Alzheimer’s  Association of Utah wants people to know there are resources out there to help anyone affected by the dissease as well as their caregivers. If you would like more information about the Alzheimer’s Association CLICK HERE.

  • What your student needs to know about Utah college application month

    Deneece Huftalin, President of Salt Lake Community College says it is an important time of year for high school seniors. She says now is the time for them to fill out an application and to seek out grant money. If you would like more information about Utah College Application Month go to

  • Simple holiday drinks to spice up your next party

    Lifestyle and entertainment expert Mandy Landefeld share some simple tips to spice up your holiday mocktails. She recommends adding bitters to your drinks to give them a little kick. Look for the non-alcoholic kind if you wish because most are made from alcohol. She also says making your own simple syrup is an easy way to add extra flavor. For more information about Mandy CLICK HERE. Below are 3 recipes she shared with The PLACE. Pear Rosemary Spritzer (makes 2 cocktails) 1/2 […]

  • Health Fix: Multiple Sclerosis (MS)-causes, symptoms, & treatment options

    Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease that affects the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves in the eyes. With MS, a person’s immune system attacks the myelin, which is the protective coating around nerve fibers and causes damage such as scar tissue. This damage disrupts the nerve impulses traveling to and from the brain and spinal cord, causing a variety of symptoms. The symptoms and progression of MS are different for each person and can be unpredictable. In general, […]

  • The top 5 Halloween movies to watch with your family

    Here is our list of the best Halloween movies to watch with your family this year. #5 Goosebumps This is a 2015 horror comedy based on the 90’s children’s fiction series by the same name.  This film is rated PG. #4 The Nightmare Before Christmas This 1993 film directed by Tim Burton has become a cult classic for many. It is rated PG. #3 Halloweentown This 1998 Disney Channel original movie has become a favorite among 20 somethings who grew […]

  • The importance of getting a colonoscopy by a certified gastroenterologist

    Dr. Casey Owens a gastroenterologist with Revere Health, encourages men and women to make sure they start getting colonoscopies at age 50. Colon cancer is incredibly common and is one of the top killers of both sexes. This disease is preventable and usually does not present symptoms until it is too late. If you have a family history of colon cancer you should start screening at age 40 or ten years before your relative was diagnosed-whichever is earlier. Dr. Ownes […]

  • Halloween liability for homeowners & Trick-Or-Treat safety

    Craig Swapp & Associates wants your family  to have a safe and fun Halloween this year. They prepared a list of questions every homeowner should ask before trick-or-treaters start knocking on your door. Questions homeowners should ask before Halloween.   Are you planning to ‘prank scare?’ Are the sidewalks, driveways, and walkways well lit?  Do you have any dangerous outdoor decorations?  Are there any loose toys or bikes sitting around that could be a hazard?  What if a child is hurt? 7 Tips to […]