Carrot Jalapeno Soup

Food Friday - February 10, 2017

I was inspired to make this recipe based off the carrot jalapeño soup at the Painted Pony restaurant here in Southern Utah. For years Painted Pony has made this delicious soup and for years I have continued to order it every time I visit. Last weekend I decided to try…

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Over 55? Take Care of Your Feet

Tips & Tricks - February 9, 2017

You’ve walked on your feet for years and they have served you well. They have carried your body and provided the contact point between you and the floor. Hopefully they have done their job without too many complaints. It’s time to give some thought to how you can care for…

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Pantry Pasta

Food Friday - February 3, 2017

This week’s recipe comes from the deep corners of my pantry and fridge. Let’s be honest, we all experience those moments when you feel like there is absolutely “nothing” to eat in the house. I came up with this recipe one evening when I had nothing to make for dinner…

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For a Change, Try Ah’sya Vietnamese Restaurant

Featured Restaurant - February 2, 2017

At the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Valley View Drive, in the corner unit of the Phoenix Plaza strip mall, neighbored by Bout Time Pub and Dixie meats, sits St. George’s only Vietnamese restaurant Ah’sya. It probably goes unnoticed by most of the passersby on Sunset Blvd, but they are…

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Being Okay with Doing Nothing

Tips & Tricks - February 1, 2017

Doing nothing isn’t the same thing as being bored. Doing nothing can be relaxing, healthy, and productive.   Doing nothing is also not being busy with meaningless activity and calling it doing nothing. Most of us have been indoctrinated with the idea that doing nothing is bad. From the time…

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Enjoy Year Round Water Sports in Southern Utah

Tips & Tricks - January 31, 2017

Enjoy Year Round Water Sports in Southern Utah It may seem strange to talk about water sports in a city like St. George, Utah, considering we are in the desert, but we are blessed with two reservoirs and the Virgin River that all offer water sports. Quail Creek and Sand…

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Enjoying a Quality Lifestyle Year-Round in St. George

Resident Living - January 30, 2017

“I love the beautiful surroundings in St. George and SunRiver.”   For years, St. George was a stop along the way for Tori McLanahan as she traveled between Wyoming and California. “I always thought St. George was such a neat place,” she said. “It’s beautiful. It’s right before you get…

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St. George Tracks Dragons in Utah

Uncategorized - January 25, 2017

What would you have called a giant lizard-like creature before Sir Richard Owen, an English biologist, comparative anatomist and paleontologist coined the term dinosaur in 1841? “Every culture had names for these giant, powerful, wondrous lizards,” writes. “Explorers described them, historians wrote about them, Native Americans etched them into…

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7 Tips to Help you Relate to Your Grandchildren

Tips & Tricks - January 24, 2017

Relating to your grandchildren can be a joy for you, and fun for them too. You can be a stabilizing factor in your grandchild’s life. You can help them navigate their childhood and teenage years. For most of human history, grandparents have been essential to provide vital guidance and instruction.…

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Walk Your Way on Miles of Paved Trails in St. George Utah

Tips & Tricks - January 23, 2017

If you are like many people, some days you get the urge to go for a walk. Nothing too strenuous, not a hike; a bike ride won’t do it. You want to go for a leisurely walk. When you live in SunRiver St. George, that’s easy. All you have to…

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