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A Family-Friendly Guide to Wee Witches Weekend and WitchFest with Kids
Wednesday Oct 16 2019
With all there is to see and do at WitchFest, we thought we would spell out a game plan for those of you visiting with wee ones throughout the month or during Wee Witches Weekend. Not every WitchFest activity is kid friendly, after all. Wanting to make sure you get the most out of ...

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You are in for a treat with these witchy eats
Wednesday Oct 9 2019
A witch recipe book is full of surprises. Sometimes it’s eye of newt and tail of tadpole... Other times... well... the story turns a bit sweeter, more savory, and absolutely satisfying to we mere mortals. Believe it or not, witches can whip up concoctions made of sugar, spice, and all the things ...

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The Witches are back at Gardner Village
Wednesday Sep 18 2019
Need a break from the usual, ahem, paper work? Cue Wizard of Oz music…  The witches have landed at Gardner Village! Now's your chance to welcome the upcoming fall season with these FREE witch displays, an annual tradition at Gardner Village. As you walk about The Village, you’ll see these cooky cuties up to all ...

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Wedding Planning at Gardner Village
Wednesday Sep 4 2019
Welcome to Wedding Planning Part 2! Last week, we checked many items off our list — the dress, the bridal party attire, those adorable flower girl dresses, the mother of the bride, the cake, the stationery, and, of course, the flowers. Today, we’ll dive into the remaining items on our ...

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Your Gardner Village Guide to Great Eats & Sweets
Wednesday Aug 21 2019
Whether you’re looking for a sweet treat, a full meal at a sit-down restaurant, or a little from columns A and B, you’re in luck. Gardner Village is home to Archibald’s Restaurant, Naborhood Bakery, and Chocolate Covered Wagon. Each is known for its freshly-prepared specialties and unique atmosphere. Consider this ...

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What a Trip to Gardner Village Looks Like for YOU
Wednesday Jul 10 2019
Today, we’re handing the blog reins over to you. This is a look at what makes Gardner Village special to you. In your words, with your amazing photos, we'll take a tour of The Village. The following photos and captions come from recent visitors who’ve posted to Instagram using #gardnervillage. From ...

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Create Your Own Summer Camp at Gardner Village
Wednesday Jun 19 2019
School’s out … Now what? Never fear, Gardner Village has your back with an entire catalog of ideas to share with your children. It's your chance to create your own cool summer camp experience. If we handed out merit badges, you could fill a full sash with the options available. Take ...

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Make Mother's Day With Around-the-Clock Gifts
Wednesday May 8 2019
Make Mother’s Day an around-the-clock affair with a full day of special surprises. From Brunch to bedtime snacks, Gardner Village has you covered and will help you give Mom a day she won’t forget.  WAKEUP SURPRISE Start Mother’s Day off on a high note with a bedside surprise. A flower arrangement from ...

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Escape the Ordinary Valentine's Day Date
Tuesday Feb 12 2019
Riddle me this, Romeo. How do you show your sweetheart a good time beyond dinner reservations at your usual spot? The answer to this puzzle—A Great Escape Utah. It’s your chance to escape the ordinary Valentine’s Day date and unlock the secret to a truly memorable experience.    Choose from one of ...

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Take a Class at Gardner Village
Wednesday Jan 23 2019
Is “try something new” a 2019 goal you hope to achieve? There’s something very rewarding about stretching yourself, especially when it includes creative play. Gardner Village offers a full course catalog of creative class options. From chocolate sweetness and fairy gardens to fabric art and flower arranging, there are many artistic ...

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It Takes a Village: A look behind the scenes at what it's like to work for GV
Wednesday Jan 2 2019
It takes a village. This well-known African proverb certainly isn’t lost on Gardner Village. No single person keeps things running smoothly. From the events team and food staff to the retail shop employees and the property team to the warehouse crew and the main office, more than 125 employees come ...

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Make Your Gift Giving Extra Sweet
Tuesday Dec 11 2018
Have visions of sugarplums been busy dancing in your head? Gardner Village has the stuff dreams are made of.  Want to show your neighbors you care. Nothing says “I like living by you!” quite like caramel apples. And you can even get those apples gift wrapped in a charming gable box ...

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The Sweetest Fairy Treats
Wednesday Jun 13 2018
There’s something about fairy treats that make them extra sweet. There must be a bit of magic mixed in to each enchanting concoction. Come, taste for yourself!  As part of the Woodland Fairy Festival (now through June 23), you’ll find festive fairy food throughout The Village. Unicorn lolli from Chocolate Covered Wagon; ...

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More to Explore at the Woodland Fairy Festival
Wednesday May 2 2018
Look! Over yonder! Do you see it? It’s Fairy Isle!  Remember our behind-the-scenes look at this newest addition to the Woodland Fairy Festival?    It sure has come a long way. The finished island is amazing and SO worth seeing. It even has its own Fairy Isle Overlook, just outside of A Great Escape ...

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Plan Your Wedding at Gardner Village
Tuesday Feb 27 2018
The spring/summer wedding season is around the corner. Time to start planning. Not many know this, but I always wanted to be a professional wedding planner. Today, I get to live out that dream and show you all Gardner Village has to offer as your ultimate wedding resource. From the ...

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Meet Our Executive Pastry Chef & 3 Free Recipes from her Personal Collection
Wednesday Jan 17 2018
It’s 4AM. Most alarm clocks won’t even go off for another few hours, but Megan Hall is already hard at work, preparing cookies and bread and other delights for Naborhood Bakery at Gardner Village. Such is the early-bird life of a pastry chef, and Megan loves it. “I bake from 4AM to ...

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Learn a New Skill in 2018 with Gardner Village Classes
Wednesday Dec 27 2017
In may be winter break, but class is nearly in session at Gardner Village. These creative outings are an excellent way to get in a little ‘me’ time or enjoy a fun outing with a friend. Take a look at what’s being offered this winter:  Furniture Painting @ Aunt Elsie's Trinkets & ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Top Ten Christmas Eve Traditions
Tuesday Dec 13 2016
Christmas Eve and traditions go together like milk and sugar cookies for Mr. C! Whether you’ve already established a special activity you do every year or are still looking for a fun idea to put into place annually, Gardner Village is here to help you make it memorable. Consider this ...

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Thanksgiving Crafts and Unbeatable (and easy!) Rolls
Tuesday Nov 15 2016
When it comes to cooking, I know next to nothing. So you can imagine my delight when I found something I could contribute to the big meal that's easy AND home baked. The frozen Parkerhouse, Orange, and Butterflake Rolls at Naborhood Bakery are Y-U-M, and I am here to testify that ...

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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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Fruit Tarts: Easy Summer Treat
Tuesday Jun 28 2016
Get a head tart on your Fourth festivities. Just in time for the summer celebrating, Naborhood Bakery has an easy fruit tart recipe to try. Grab some of your favorite fresh fruit, a package of instant pudding, a tub of whipped cream, and a tart crust, this treat will come together in no ...

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