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Visit Utah’s Heber Valley: A Unique Destination for Family and Adventure Travel

by PatriciaSteffy in Sponsored Post

Photo provided by Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce. As I continue my research into various attractions in Utah, I can’t help but marvel at the diversity of the terrain in the state. On the one hand, most of my early research revealed desert-like areas with monoliths, spires, and domes in places like Bryce Canyon. On the other, I’ve seen towering mountains, thundering rivers and lush canyons just perfect for exploring. Where are [...]


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    Breaking Out of a Wine Rut

    April 20, 2016 // 2 Comments

    Have you found yourself in a wine rut lately? I tend to find something I enjoy and stick with it. For the last two years, that something has been pinot noirs. While I still [...]
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    Local Tastes: Have you Tried Settebello Yet?

    April 18, 2016 // 2 Comments

      When the warmer winds start to blow, Andy and I tend to navigate toward the marina. It seemed like kismet when we got a mailer advertising the pizza at Settebello. [...]
  • Twisted Roots, wine, Carmel Valley, Central Coast, California wines, travel, wine tours
      We had the privilege of being introduced to Josh Ruiz, and his Twisted Roots label, before dinner during our stay at the Hyatt Regency Monterey. A farmer by trade, and [...]
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    Getting Sporty at Knuckles in Monterey

    April 6, 2016 // 22 Comments

    Have you ever seen someone seriously contemplating writing an ode to a salad? No? Well, you should probably picture me sitting at a cafe table doing just that. Sure, it might [...]
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      Our formal dinner at TusCA, housed inside the main registration building of the Hyatt Regency Monterey, actually started with a wine tasting in a special section [...]

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