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Many Birthday Party Options at Gardner Village
Tuesday Jul 12 2016
Remember those Choose Your Own Adventure books? They allowed you a way to customize your reading experience. Well, planning a birthday party at Gardner Village can be the celebratory version of this concept. You can either choose from one of the many pre-planned party options available at several of their shops (The ...

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Camp Chocolate is on at Chocolate Covered Wagon
Thursday Jul 28 2016
Calling all campers. It's time for Camp Chocolate!    That's right, a camp for CHOCOLATE! How's that for a sweet concept? This tasty summer excursion takes place every Tuesday at the Chocolate Covered Wagon in Gardner Village. You can sign up for the 1:00 PM or the 3:00 PM class--or both, depending ...

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Your Guided Tour of Gardner Village Social Media
Wednesday Aug 17 2016
If you’ve visited our website, you’ve probably seen this: It’s an invitation to stay connected with us online through our various social media channels. These symbols are far from foreign these days, but what do they actually mean where Gardner Village is concerned? Let’s find out! Consider this your key—both an ...

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Gardner Village Shop Spotlight: Layers Beautiful Bedding
Tuesday Aug 23 2016
Why, hello there, sunshine! Do you know what time it is? That’s right, it’s time for another Shop Spotlight, which means we get to take a detailed look inside one of our Gardner Village stores to learn more about it and see what’s available (dibs on the little heart dish!). Today, we ...

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Which Witch, Witchapalooza, and YOUR HATtitude
Tuesday Oct 4 2016
The Witch business is in full swing at Gardner Village. This month, we're dedicating our blog to highlighting some of the happy happenings, including more info on our wacky Witches, event details, and The Village through YOUR eyes. Shall we begin? Which Witch? Welcome to our Who’s Who of Gardner Village Witches! ...

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At last, Wee Witches Weekend is here!
Tuesday Oct 11 2016
Don't let this pic fool you. The Gardner Village Witches really do have a fondness for the wee witches. So much so, in fact, that they've got a whole weekend of fun planned for the youngsters. Wee Witches Weekend Who: You, your Wee Witches, and our cast of cacklers  What: Plenty of play ...

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Witches Night Out
Tuesday Oct 11 2016
Just as the sun sets in the west, something wickedly good this way comes. You see, the witching hour is close at hand.  It’s Witches Night Out! When: Fridays and Saturdays, October 14, 15, 28, and 29 Time: 6:00 to 10:00 PM What: An evening of scary-good sales in all Gardner Village shops, tasty ...

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Make Witchy Crafts with Lucinda
Monday Oct 17 2016
Halloween is less than a week away. Thinking you need a magic wand to make a memorable impression for that costume party or classroom surprise? You're in luck! Lucinda the Witch has cast the perfect Cute Gift spell. The result: adorable treats you can easily create using only a few basic ...

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Have Your ELF a Merry Little Christmas! (The elves are back!)
Tuesday Nov 22 2016
Woot! Do you hear that? Listen carefully. I think it’s the sound of a train whistle blowing in the distance. Or maybe it’s sleigh bells I hear. It must be one or the other, because the Gardner Village Elves are back in town! Wanting to get a jump on Christmas preparations, ...

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Gardner Village Shop Spotlight: Lulu's Boutique & Storybook Nook
Monday Nov 28 2016
“When you read a book as a child, it becomes a part of your identity in a way that no other reading in your whole life does.” —Meg Ryan as Kathleen Kelly in You’ve Got Mail If you’re a fan of You’ve Got Mail, a trip to Storybook Nook at Gardner Village ...

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Archibald's Restaurant: Your NEW Hot Spot for Holiday Parties (and everyday gatherings)
Sunday Dec 4 2016
Looking for a memorable place to host your next holiday shindig? How does a brand new (yet still historic!), beautifully designed, unique-to-Utah space sound? Pretty nice, right? Oh, did I mention the space is FREE to reserve? That’s right! During December, you can book any of the events spaces inside ...

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Gardner Village Shop Spotlight: Upon the Shelf
Monday Dec 12 2016
Once upon a time, an idea for a shop was brewing. As Vicki sat with her husband at a country western concert, all she could focus on was a name for said shop, not the honky tonk happening on stage. Then, like a magical chord being strung, the name rang ...

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Cookie College is Back in Session
Sunday Jan 1 2017
Calling all wannabe cookie connoisseurs, the school bell is ringing at Naborhood Bakery. Another year of Cookie College is underway. But first, a few orders of business to attend to. Hi, my name is… “May I have your order?” Cookie College tuition includes the choice of any of the bakery’s kids’ meals. Now, time to ...

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Jewelry Classes at The Bead Farm
Tuesday Jan 10 2017
Please note: The Bead Farm moved and relocated August 2017. We wish them well in their future endeavors.  It may be a gray day outside, but it’s all rainbows and color inside at The Bead Farm! With bead-lined walls of color, you can’t help but smile when you walk in this friendly ...

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Add Color to Your World with Art Classes at The Art Cottage
Monday Jan 16 2017
“Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.” —Pablo Picasso It’s true! Art is a magnificent form of self expression. Even in a class where all students are asked to make the same design, no two will be identical. It’s a wonderful thing!  The new year seems like the perfect time ...

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Free Interior Design Classes at Down to Earth
Tuesday Jan 24 2017
Last year, Down to Earth at Gardner Villlage offered a free interior design class. I'm thrilled to share that due to popular demand, classes are being offered again this year. Yay! This class isn't about the "rules" of design. You aren't going to receive a lecture on why your coffee table is outdated ...

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Love is in the Air at Gardner Village
Tuesday Jan 31 2017
From horse-drawn carriages to handmade sweets for your sweetheart, you’re sure to find the perfect way to say “I love you” to anyone important in your life. Here are 7 fun ways to celebrate the season of amore at Gardner Village!    1. Cottage Retreat Spa & Salon Nothing says love like giving your beloved ...

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Six Photo Tips and a Behind the Scenes Look at Food Photography
Monday Feb 20 2017
If you {heart} tasty treats and photo tricks, you've come to the right place. I recently completed a photo shoot for Naborhood Bakery at Gardner Village and thought it would be fun to share a behind-the-scenes glimpse at this process. If you're one to snap and share pics of your favorite ...

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Perfect Party Options at Georgell Doll Shop
Wednesday Mar 15 2017
Hello, dolly! Looking for a place to host a unique birthday party, enjoy a girls’ outing, or simply do something different with your kiddos? Georgell Doll Shop at Gardner Village is your spot!    March happens to be the in-between time for shop-scheduled parties on the Georgell calendar, but this doesn’t mean you ...

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Pony Parties at The Farm
Wednesday Mar 22 2017
Giddy up! The party is on at The Farm at Gardner Village. If you want a truly memorable place to host your next get together, this is it! It puts a little bit of country right in the heart of West Jordan city. It isn’t every day kiddos get the chance to ...

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Help Feed Starving Children
Wednesday Apr 12 2017
“Can you imagine putting your babies down to bed and they’re starving and crying?”  I could hear the pain in Angie’s voice as she asked this question. And it struck a nerve in me as well. No, I can’t imagine! I doubt anyone reading this can fully understand, which I’m sure ...

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Chocolate Parties are Fun, Fun, Fun!
Tuesday Mar 28 2017
“Chocolate” and “party”… Are there two finer words in the English language? Put them together, and you have a kid’s paradise!  Chocolate parties make memorable birthday parties, spring break outings, family night fun, and more! But chocolate parties at Chocolate Covered Wagon at Gardner Village aren’t just for the wee ones. They make ...

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Hippity Hoppity, Easter's On Its Way!
Tuesday Apr 4 2017
There’s an extra dose of magic in the air at Gardner Village in the springtime. Flowers are in bloom. The sun is shining. And it simply feels SO good to be outside again, enjoying the fresh air! So it’s no wonder the Easter Bunny loves to hop in as he prepares ...

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The Fairies Are Back at Gardner Village
Tuesday Apr 18 2017
Look who just rolled into town! Okay, maybe flew is more like it. The Gardner Village Woodland Fairies are back! And, with more fairies and FREE displays then ever, they’ve clearly been telling their friends about their favorite springtime dwelling! These winged wonders love spending their spring break relaxing throughout The Village. Just like ...

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Meet the Newest Gardner Village Shop: M Soaps!
Tuesday May 2 2017
This spring, we’re thinking clean at Gardner Village. Just in time for spring cleaning, we’re delighted to welcome M Soaps by Marguerite, the newest Gardner Village shop!    Marguerite, the brainchild behind the store’s popular soap recipes, has been making soap for 15 years. However, she didn’t start out thinking this would be ...

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Introducing: Mill Plaza, Utah's Newest Event Space!
Tuesday May 9 2017
We seemed to have misplaced our GIANT scissors. Anyone have a spare pair we can borrow? You see, we're gearing up for the ribbon cutting celebration to welcome the highly-anticipated Mill Plaza to Gardner Village. This project has been months in the making, which is evident by every stunning detail. Let’s take ...

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A Mill Plaza Mixer to Remember
Tuesday Jun 6 2017
The programs are printed…   The name tags are ready…   The centerpieces are placed…   The beverages are chilled...    And every delicious detail is prepared…     It’s time to throw open the enormous doors of Mill Plaza and get this party started!   Wanting to start on a happy note, Gardner Village was delighted to welcome talented Utah influencers to Mill ...

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The Team Behind Gardner Village Beauty
Tuesday Jun 13 2017
Q: How many people does it take to change the lightbulbs at Gardner Village? A: With tens of thousands of bulbs outside alone, you’d think it would take an army, but the reality is it’s a small crew of talented people who keeps The Village looking lovely.    Say hello to the Property ...

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Paint the Town FUN this Summer!
Tuesday Jun 27 2017
Step inside this happy Gardner Village shop, and you'll not only discover gorgeous art and home decor...   You just might discover your own creative potential! You see, beyond being a store where you can add pretty pieces to your life, many of which were made by local artists, The Art Cottage is also ...

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Summer Fashion Fun at Gardner Village
Wednesday Jun 21 2017
Summer is in full swing, which means summer style and a new, lighter wardrobe. Check out the fashions that will have you looking hot, hot, hot this summer!  Plum Dandy Not far form the main entrance of Archibald’s Restaurant, you’ll find this clothing hot spot. Let’s take a look around Plum Dandy and ...

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Celebrate Pioneer Day with a Step Back in Time
Tuesday Jul 11 2017
July is an extra special month in Utah. Not only do we celebrate our independence as a nation, but we also honor our state’s unique history. At Gardner Village, we’re all for shouting hip-hip-hooray on July 24th in celebration of our pioneer heritage. After all, we have one of the original ...

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The Farmers Market is Back!
Tuesday Jul 18 2017
It’s summer at Gardner Village. You know what that means—the Wasatch Front Farmers Market has rolled onto the scene!    Back by popular demand, the market is a place to sample local Utah flavor and homegrown goodness.    Of course, there's stuff for your body as well. How does a henna tattoo sound? Or some ...

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Make School Shopping FUN at Spoiled Rotten
Tuesday Jul 25 2017
Is back-to-school shopping on your summer to-do list? You’re going to want to grab that ledger book and take note. We have your source for style right here!  Spoiled Rotten Children’s Boutique at Gardner Village brings all of the adorable, unique, on-trend fashions you see online and brings them to you locally. ...

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Introducing: Witch in the Kitchen
Monday Sep 4 2017
What’s for dinner? Aww… the age old question that so many of us get tired of answering. If only we had a magic spell we could cast. One that would conjure up fresh food ideas. Good news! There is such a thing brewing at Gardner Village. Introducing…  Witch in the Kitchen!  New ...

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A New Shop in Bloom at Gardner Village
Tuesday Sep 12 2017
There’s a new shop in bloom at Gardner Village. Simply Flowers opened yesterday, right across from the Chocolate Covered Wagon!  “My motto is ‘flowers, not filler,’” said Erin Veenendaal, Simply Flowers owner. “I don’t believe in packing an arrangement with baby’s breath and roses and calling it complete. In fact, I don’t ...

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The Wizarding World of Yarn at Willow Hill
Wednesday Sep 13 2017
Witches aren’t the only magical visitors milling around Gardner Village this fall. The enchanting world of Harry Potter is making itself known at Willow Hill Yarn Company. Introducing The Wizarding World of Yarn!  Between now and Halloween. you’ll find Potter-inspired knitting and crocheting patterns. Here’s the real magic: they’re FREE! All ...

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The Girls are Back in Town! Witch Happenings around Gardner Village
Tuesday Sep 26 2017
The pumpkins have rolled in and those crazy, broomstick-riding babes have landed for another Halloween season. Ready to get your witch on? Here’s your Witching Hour rundown:    Witch Displays and Scavenger Hunt Peek-a-BOO! Here’s some free fun for the fam. Print the scavenger hunt and see if you can find all of The Village’s green-faced beauties!    Six ...

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Enjoy a Witch-y Feast at WitchFest
Wednesday Oct 4 2017
What’s WitchFest without a WitchFeast? When you think about a witches' dinner party, you likely conjure up thoughts of bellybutton lint, toad warts, and bubbling brews. While this may be true after hours, this couldn’t be further from the truth when it comes to these witch eats. Archibald’s Restaurant, Chocolate ...

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A FREE Recipe for You, Straight from Lucinda's Spell Book
Monday Oct 9 2017
When Gardner Village first announced their new Witch in the Kitchen event, my mind went to my own experience. As one who lacks any kitchen prowess, I can sometimes be a bit… well, witchy when it comes to matters of this room in my home.  Boy, was I wrong. Unlike me, Lucinda ...

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