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Pedaling Across the Country for Peace

During summer break, most people spend as many days as possible basking in luxury and laziness. Not Emily James. She spent the summer of 2015 riding her bicycle across the United States. A grand total of 4,600 miles, in fact. What would drive the Colorado-native to take on this feat? Well, she’d considered doing a cross-country […]

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Create Your Own Floral Crown

It’s now September, but did you know summer doesn’t officially end until September 23rd? So don’t bust out everything pumpkin yet, and enjoy these last fleeting days of the summer sun. Maybe you can celebrate the end of summer (or live in denial that it’s ending) by making your own flower crown. Wear it to […]

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Crab Salad

The summer months can be busy, and with a packed schedule and glorious weather, who has time to spare slaving away in the kitchen? Sometimes the best summertime meal is something light and refreshing anyway. You know what is light and refreshing? A salad. Salads also take a matter of minutes to whip up and […]

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No-Sew Patio Furniture Cushions

Why is it that outdoor furniture is so expensive? My home has a very spacious deck where we spend most of our time during the summer months. My husband and I decided that with all of the time we spend out there eating meals, relaxing with friends and hosting parties, it only made sense to fill the […]

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Frozen Bananas

We’ve been hit by a heat wave here in Utah. I don’t know about you, but when the temperatures shoot up, all I want to consume is ice cream. I could eat ice cream for every meal. Sadly, that would probably be a poor life decision. But sometimes you just need something sweet and cool, […]

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Easy Garden Hose Repair

Every single year it seems like I manage to ruin several garden hoses. Last summer, I blamed it on the fact that all of my hoses were cheap and I decided to remedy the problem by investing in some heavy duty and more expensive garden hoses. Well, it didn’t take me long to run over one of these […]

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Summer Reminders

This post was written by our contributor, Alyssa Craig. For more healthy lifestyle tips, visit her blog at seethisgirlrun.com.  The temperature keeps climbing, shorts and flip flops are coming out of hibernation and we have a craving for popsicles 24/7 –  summer is here (the official first day is less than a week away). As […]

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Strawberry Lemonade Lip Balm

During the summer months, there’s nothing quite as refreshing as a tall glass of lemonade. So we thought to ourselves, “Why not have refreshing lemonade for your lips?” We started experimenting, trying to find the best way to fit the most popular summer drink into a lip balm container. After some trial and error and […]

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Brazilian Lemonade & Fresh Salsa {Delicious Summer Sides Dishes}

This post was written by our contributor, Jenny Weller.  Often I plan a meal and then wonder what I should serve with it, especially when I’m hosting a dinner with  friends. Summertime is too busy for me to spend a lot of time over my stove prepping dinner. The thought of spending a lot of […]

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Grilling 101

Grilling can be a lot of fun (especially during the summer months), but it can be intimidating if you’re not sure what you’re doing. Here at Sharing Shine, we’ve compiled a few tips for the person who might be fairly new at using their grill. We’ll call it Grilling 101. You will be ready to […]

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