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  • 3 Easy Appetizers to share at your holiday party

    Ruthie Knudsen from Cooking With Ruthie joined us with three easy appetizers. The first one is for you, if you’ve been in the mood for everything pumpkin flavored lately. Skinny Pumpkin Fluff Prep Time 10 minutes Total Time 10 minutes Ingredients 1 15oz pure pumpkin puree 1 3.4oz vanilla instant pudding 1 8oz light cool whip 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp ginger 1/8 tsp allspice dash of cloves mini graham crackers Instructions Combine pudding and cool whip; whisk until smooth. […]

  • These lovely locals with famous faces will have you doing a double-take

    When Utah Valley Magazine started a celebrity lookalike contest long ago, they thought it would be a one-time feature. Years later, readers are still supplying them with doppelgängers worth a double take. Editor Jeanette Bennett joined us with this year’s lovely locals with famous faces. Three of the lookalikes joined us too.  You’ll recognize Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell, or his high school double Shawn Wood.  Phillip Niu is often mistaken for Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.  And, people often think […]

  • Cherry Tomato Salsa and Habanero Mango salsa

    Whether you like traditional tomato salsa, or sweet with a kick salsa… Chef Todd Gardiner from Taqueria 27 joined us with two great recipes. Cherry Tomato Salsa Ingredients 1 lb. cherry tomatoes (cut in 1/4 pieces) 1/4 c. red onion (diced) 1/4 c. yellow onion (diced) 1 clove garlic (chopped) 1/2 bunch cilantro (chiffonade) 1 medium jalapeno (chopped) 1 lime (juice) Kosher salt and black pepper to taste Preparation: Mix all ingredients together and check for seasoning.   Habanero Mango […]

  • Tom would love to be your walking buddy

    Tom loves to get his workout in — he’d be best with an active family to get his workout in. He’s a two-year-old poodle, so he’s hypoallergenic and non-shedding, but does require grooming. Tom is good with other dogs, cats and kids.  He’s doggie door trained too! Poodles are very smart and can be trained to do many things. He comes neutered and chipped and he’s current on all vaccinations.  His adoption fee is $300. Anyone interested in adopting Tom […]

  • GENTRI performs ahead of the BeatALS Benefit Concert

    Join nationally acclaimed artists GENTRI and others as they sing, play and dance their way to beat ALS. The ‘Here Comes the Sun: A Concert to BeatALS’ features music of The Beatles as never heard before. You’ll also hear real-life stories of people living with ALS and those who support them.  Every 90 minutes someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease), and every year 5,600 lose their battle with the disease.  As their conditions worsen, the […]

  • Author finds the path of healing amid the #MeToo Movement

    The #MeToo movement has spurred a great cultural shift in the conversation about sexual abuse. Now an author is opening up about her own past as a scared little girl, victimized by years of abuse, secrets and lies that took a toll her her mentally, physically and spiritually.  Leta Greene found a way to leave the darkness and has a created a life of happiness. In her book, ‘Love Me Too’, she talks about a missing piece in the topic: […]

  • Nikko hates the cold but loves to cuddle!

    Nikko is our Pet of the Week from Hearts4Paws. He’s a two-year-old chihuahua and is fixed, vaccinated and chipped. Nikko hates the cold and is ready for warmer weather ahead!  He loves to play and is super curious and sweet and loves cuddling.  Nikko is still teething so he needs lots of chew toys around! He likes to be kissed and held!  Although he’s a little shy at first, he’s great with kids and other dogs – and he’s ready […]

  • 13 Days of Giving kicks off today

    For the next 13 days the Humane Society of Utah’s 13 Days of Giving, presented by the Wasatch Front Subaru Retailers, will be taking over FOX 13 to provide support for Utah’s largest private animal shelter. Deann Shepherd, Communications & Marketing Director for the Humane Society of Utah joined The PLACE to kick off the campaign. The Humane Society of Utah is a local, private non-profit organization that does not receive any state or federal funding, and they’re not a […]

  • How insurance companies may use tricks or tactics on you

    Craig Swapp from Craig Swapp & Associates joined us to talk about tactics insurance companies may use to minimize the compensation they give out when people file a personal injury claim. Swapp says it all comes down to money.  Insurance companies are businesses and when a case for personal injuries is filed against them, they are motivated to protect their bottom line by minimizing the settlement amount paid out to claimants. Some of the common tactics Swapp sees are: A […]

  • 5 ways to make holiday cards easy and stress-free

    Holiday cards don’t have to suck!  Here are five ways to make them easy and stress-free. Start early.  Get your cards done before the rush of the holidays sets in and you don’t have time or energy to make them.  Getting done early also helps to ensure your cards arrive in time. Make it a fun holiday tradition — get the whole family involved. Use the family pictures you’ve been taking all year.  Since you already know which photos got […]

  • How to thrive when going to one income

    Whether you suffered a job loss, or are going to one income to stay at home with the kids or start a business, it can take some tact to make ends meet. David Sant from Cyprus Credit Union stopped by with some useful tips to help you stay out of the red during your transition.   Do your homework How will this affect your lifestyle What adjustments need to be made to cover bills and basics   Budget, budget, budget […]

  • Cooking With Ruthie makes Caramel Apple Cookies

      Ruthie Knudsen of walked us through her original recipe.   Caramel Apple Cider Cookies   Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 12 mins Total time: 32 mins   Serves: 36 Ingredients 1 cup softened butter 1 cup granulated sugar ½ teaspoon salt 1 box (7.4 oz) Alpine Spiced Apple Cider Instant Original Drink mix -not sugar free- all 10 packets 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3 cups all purpose […]

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