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June 2015

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For Kicks & Giggles

Utah Olympic Park

Located: 3419 Olympic Parkway
Park City, Utah
Phone: 435-658-4200
Website: utaholympiclegacy.com

Have you ever been to the Utah Olympic Park in Park City? I took the family for the first time last week and the whole family just fell in love with the place. The park has a museum, an olympic freestyle pool with ski jumps, a discover playground, chair lift, hiking trails, ziplines, alpine slide, ropes course, bobsled ride with a professional driver on the full length olympic track, climbing wall and freestyle shows.

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This place is packed with activities that the whole family can enjoy. We started out at the museum that my kids loved. There’s olympic and Utah ski history, including past ski fashion. They also have an amazing exhibit all about the 2002 winter Olympic games. It was a walk down memory lane seeing all the photos, how downtown looked with giant olympian photos, pins that I remember standing in line to collect, the beautiful Utah animal props used in the opening ceremony, the torch that lit the cauldron at Rice-Eccles Stadium, medals won at the games and so much more. The kids kept asking questions about the Olympics and learned so much.

Utah Olympic Park featured on the summer series saltskyutah.com

On the main floor we had fun with all the interactive activities. We learned about avalanches and saw movies of how fast they form and travel. There is some virtual skiing you can do while wind blows in your face and snow falls. The museum is free to visit and virtual games are $1-$5.

Outside we took the kids to the discovery play zone where they climbed a climbing wall, played on a ropes course and watched people zipline over head. We also took a ride up the chair lift to see the trails and and beautiful view. All of these activities were also free!

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Another highlight of the park was watching athletes training down the freestyle track, doing some amazing tricks 60 feet in the air and landing into a huge swimming pool. We could have watched them for hours.  You can see athletes training most days and watch them for free but there are also freestyle shows throughout July and August on Saturdays 11:00 am and Sundays at 1:00 pm.  We are excited to go see a show this summer. There will not be a show this week on the 4th of July. Shows are $7-$12 a person. See their website for more details and a full menu of all the exciting activities and their prices including an unlimited day pass to go nuts on as many activities as you can!

saltskyutah.com featuring Utah Olympic Park in our summer series

We spent a few hours playing at the park and since we had some tiny kids and babies, we didn’t do any of the extra fun zipline, bobsled or alpine slide activities but we had such a blast and we were able to do all the free activities. It really is a place that is friendly for all ages and now my husband and I are planning a date night so we can go fly down the mountain together. I think that the Utah Olympic Park is a place that you’ll want to visit over and over again and it’s right off the Kimball Junction freeway exit. Have fun and share your photos with us when you visit the park, they may just end up here in our summer series! Use #saltskysummer and direct message us @saltskyutah.

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Summer activities featured so far this summer…stay tuned each week for additional activities!
Terraces-Elbow Fork Trail
5 Splash Pads to Visit this Summer
7 Wonder of the World Balloon Exhibit
Swaner Eco Center & Newpark Hotel                                                                                                                                                                   Utah Olympic Park

Nature Hunt & Picnic

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Inspiration, Stories

That we may not forget

I once visited the impressive Washington Monument in Washington DC. It stands nearly 556 feet tall, and is surrounded by 50 flags. I learned that the builders of it gathered stones from each of the states of the union, they then encased them within the monument as a tribute to George Washington, first president of the United States.

I love monuments, I have visited some impressive structures in many places in the world. I love their deep meaning and that they stand as a reminder of sacrifice and times that should not be forgotten.

There is a monument that I have never seen, which is talked about in the Old Testament. It is of a time and place that are intriguing to me.

After all the long years that the ancient people of Israel had traveled in the wilderness, it came time to finally cross the waters of the Jordan to Jericho. Joshua, the prophet and their leader, told the people that the Lord would provide a way so that they could cross the river on dry land. When the feet of the priests carrying the ark of the covenant touched the water, the river was dammed and they were able to cross over the dry riverbed.

To always remember and commemorate this miracle, the Lord commanded Joshua to choose 12 men, one from each of the tribes of Israel, to go and pick up 12 stones from the riverbed of the Jordan and to carry them on their shoulders and construct a memorial with the stones.

He then taught them: “That this may be a sign among you, that when your children ask their fathers in time to come, saying, What mean ye by these stones?

 “Then ye shall answer them, That the waters of Jordan were cut off before the ark of the covenant of the Lord; when it passed over Jordan, the waters of Jordan were cut off: and these stones shall be for a memorial unto the children of Israel for ever.” Joshua 4:6-7

Through the years, I have collected rocks from special places around the world. Some have been brought to me from far away by people I love. On my mantel I have rocks from The Garden of Gethsemane, the Mount of Olives and the Sea of Galilee, along with one that came from the south of Chile and some from other places that have deep meaning in my life. They remind me to stay focused on the things that really matter most and of blessings that should always be remembered.

This week, I hope you can take a long walk and think about the many wonderful blessings that you enjoy—the little things that bring you peace and joy. And just maybe, you’ll want to gather some stones to remind you of the miracles all around you.

Photography by Drake Busath

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Lexi Rae Photography
Beauty

New tip for gorgeous hair

I have some good news for you… Some genius invented dry shampoo! For those of you who have never used it, or heard of it, it will change your life.

Have you ever had a day where you simply don’t want to wash your hair?

Dry shampoo is designed to minimize grease in your hair so you can go another day without having to wash it. I recommend that my clients wash their hair every other day.  The dry shampoo will help your hair look and feel clean, because it is. This spray is applied at the roots.

There are several ways you can use your dry shampoo. You can use it for instant volume. I struggle with having enough volume and it has been nice to have this product work so well. It also helps hold back comb if you want that extra volume. And with this heat, it helps keep your bangs from sticking to your forehead. Lastly, it removes static. I don’t know why you wouldn’t jump all over this.

Here are a few of our favorite picks:

1. Kevin Murphy Fresh Hair Dry Cleaning Spray

Kevin Murphy Fresh Hair Dry Cleaning

This dry shampoo is fantastic! It smells great and doesn’t leave your hair feeling like there is a bunch of gunk in it. It’s a very high quality shampoo. We all love it here at Salt Sky. Find it at h2blow Blow Dry Bar

2. Big Sexy Hair Volumizing Dry Shampoo

Big Sexy Hair Volumizing Dry Shampoo

I am a big fan of Big Sexy Hair products. They give my hair great body that lasts all day long. This dry shampoo is obviously the best one if you are wanting the volume.

3. Not Your Mother’s Clean Freak Refreshing Dry Shampoo

Not Your Mother's Clean Freak Refreshing Dry Shampoo

This dry shampoo is a great value for the price. You can get it at the grocery store for about $5. I really like this one because it works well and lasts all day.

You can’t go wrong with any of these dry shampoos. I encourage you to give this incredible product a try. You won’t regret it. Let me know what you think or if you have a favorite dry shampoo!

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Photography by Lexi Rae Photography

June Pies featured on saltskyutah.com
Restaurants, Specialty Shops

June Pie

Located: 133 North Main Street
Heber City, Utah
Hours: Tuesday-Friday 4:00-6:00
Instagram & Facebook ordering: @junepies

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This week’s Local Review is on a most unique business.  Get ready for your tastebuds to be in heaven with the amazing June Pie.

June Pie is owned by Tehmi Brimhall and she makes incredible, from scratch pies. Tehmi began June Pie in her home in April 2014, creating fabulous pies using her grandmother’s pie crust recipe. From there, June Pie became a success. She outgrew her home bakery and in April of this year, renovated a beautiful new bakery on Main Street in Heber City, Utah. Now home to June Pies and Five Penny Floral, owned by her friend Josh Knight.  You’ll have to check out the flowers as well when visiting June Pie, they’re so beautiful.

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June Pies featured on saltskyutah.com

June Pie makes fresh dinner pies, fruit pies, cream pies & single serving hand pies.

Some best sellers that you must try are the Macaroni & Cheese Pie, Chicken Pot Pie, Sour Cream Lemon Pie, Peach Pie, Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie & Banana Cream Pie, to name a few.  But really, I don’t think you’ll try a pie that you won’t absolutely fall in love with!

Pies are 10” and serve 8 large slices or 10-12 regular slices. June Pie’s cream pies weigh 5 lbs each! You can purchase whole pies or stop in for slices and hand pies. You can also order personal mini pies that are not only wonderful, but make the sweetest gifts or dinners to deliver to friends, families with new babies or someone who just needs a little love.

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June Pie is not your average, walk in bakery. Here’s how it works, it’s easy. Follow @junepies on Instagram and Facebook. They will announce what the pies of the day or week are and when they’ll be ready, then you leave a comment with your order. You will get a confirmation response and it will be ready for pick up during 4:00-6:00 pm that same day. Helpful tip! Sundays around 11:00-1:00, June Pie will generally announce the menu for the week and then you can reserve pies early. Pies sell out so this is a great time to get your order in and plan ahead.

You can also visit June Pie during their business hours and pick up the pie of the day if you haven’t preordered. Extra pies will be sold on a first come, first serve basis, and unclaimed ordered pies will be sold at 6:00 as well.  If you’re in the neighborhood, it’s worth a stop to see what they have.

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June Pie Schedule:
Tuesday: dinner pies
Wednesday: by announcement
Thursday: hand pies
Friday: dessert pies
*June Pie makes and accommodates special orders whenever possible, so if you have questions or special requests, just ask.
Dinner Pies are $25, Dessert Pies are $20 and hand pies are sold in boxes of 6, $2.50 each.

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Reserve your pies and take the short trip to Heber, you’ll be so happy you did.  Do you need a little extra incentive to try out June Pie? TOMORROW, June 26, June Pie will give a free hand pie to our followers when you show this coupon below or the article! Place your order today and head to Heber tomorrow for a little slice of heaven.  Also… One lucky follower will win a gift certificate of $25 for you AND a friend, winner will be announced next Wednesday, check out our Instagram and Facebook pages for details and to enter We hope you love June Pie as much as we do.

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Family Adventures & Travel

Morocco

Morocco wasn’t on my bucket list initially because I didn’t know much about it.  Embarrassingly enough I wouldn’t have even been able to point it out on a map a few months ago.  But one day as I was browsing through Pinterest, as I so often do, I started seeing more and more of these colorful photos all labeled “Morocco.”  So I did my research and boy was I impressed.  It wasn’t enough to just look at pictures of brightly lit markets and gigantic sand dunes, I HAD to go there.  Dev and I were planning our trip to Italy and as fate would have it, tickets to Morocco were $75 a person out of Rome.  So we made some reservations and packed our bags (much to my mother’s dismay).   Morocco is a northern African country and it has had security risks in the past, so obviously we did some research on how to go about this trip.  Different countries have different customs and as tourists it’s our responsibility to respect those differences.  Here are a few tips to consider when traveling to a country that poses potential safety risks.

1. Modesty.  I can’t stress this enough! I saw countless tourists wandering around Marrakech, Morocco in tube tops, booty shorts, mini skirts and sports bras.  Aside from that not being classy anywhere, it is particularly not appropriate in an Islamic country that values modesty so much.  Moroccans are welcoming and kind but you wouldn’t know that if you were dressing to offend.

2. Carry small change.  This country has it’s own tipping customs, which is usually 5%.  Make sure you have enough money to tip waiters, tour guides, hotel staff and friendly entertainers on the street.

3.  Don’t touch the kittens! I have never seen so many stray kittens in my life and they are so tempting to hold, feed, water and play with but the diseases amongst the stray cat population poses serious risks that need to be addressed by professionals.  Be careful what you touch and wash your hands.

4.  Learn basic Arabic.  It’s a kind gesture when you can speak to people in their native tongue.  Plus it’s so fun to immerse yourself in a culture and interact with some really interesting people.

5.  Bargain.  Morocco is a shoppers paradise. Picture markets overflowing with lanterns, pillows, rugs, purses and spices.  Devan was excited to shop for the first time in his life, and before long he was pulling me into shops in search of paintings and tiles.  Make sure you bargain and stay kind.  They take advantage of tourists so talk it down to a price you feel is fair.

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We stayed in Marrakech next to the market Jemaa el-Fna which is this fun little city square that’s packed full of henna artists, monkeys, snake charmers, food stands, fortune tellers and salesmen. We met some amazing people.  Moroccans were so friendly, we reached out to talk to some and they sat us down with them, poured us some mint tea and we spent the next hour playing music and dancing.

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We went shopping and toured the local palaces and then set off on our adventure to the Sahara.  We went with the Morocco Camel Trekking company and were so impressed with their service.  We spent the day driving with our new friend Ibrahim to the most beautiful clay villages, ruins and views that we have ever seen.  They then took us camping in the Sahara where we rode in on camels, ate traditional Moroccan food in fancy tents, played drums and danced with Saharan nomads under the stars and woke up at sunrise to go sand boarding.

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We saw the Valley of Roses, the village where Gladiator was filmed, Dades Valley and the High Atlas Mountains. It was perfect.  Morocco was one of our best trips.

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If you have any questions or need any advice I’d love to email you about it! Consider Morocco for your next vacation and you won’t be disappointed 😉

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Swaner eco summer activity on saltskyutah.com summer series
For Kicks & Giggles

Swaner Eco Center & Newpark Hotel

This week’s summer activity that is a must do, is a visit to the Swaner Eco Center in Park City, Utah. Swaner is located at 1258 Center Drive, right next door to the Newpark Hotel, just off the Kimball Junction Exit.  You can walk around at any time but if you would like to visit the center, it is open Wednesday-Sunday 10:00-4:00.   Swaner Eco Center is an open space and wildlife preserve of over 1,200 acres and home to a variety of animals and some incredibly beautiful birds. It is Utah’s first green certified development which incorporates preserving eco green space mixed with green friendly land development surrounding the preserve with hotels, homes, restaurants and shopping.

Swaner Eco center in Park City, Utah summer family activity

Walk or bike along the preserve which extends to the highway and over to the outlets. It’s also a great way to escape the heat! It was almost 100 degrees in Salt Lake and a breezy 83 degrees when we visited this week. It’s great for adults and not strenuous for children. Take a stroller, bike or enjoy a lovely sunset walk while bird watching and enjoying the breath taking view.

Swaner Park City summer activity featured on saltskyutah.com

I love that it’s not only a beautiful mountain escape but also surrounded by shopping and great places to eat. Best of both worlds. Another great way to visit the Preserve is to stay at the Newpark Resort & Hotel. The hotel has beautiful rooms, spa and an indoor/outdoor swimming pool. You can get a deluxe room during the summer for $139 per night.  Sometimes you just need a last minute getaway, I think you’ll love this one.

Newpark Resort & Spa Summer getaway as part of saltskyutah.com summer series

Have fun, enjoy and share your summer favorites with us on instagram #saltskysummer and direct message us your photos @saltskyutah and they might just show up here in our summer series! Summer is for playing so get out, enjoy the family and explore Utah.

Summer activities featured so far this summer…stay tuned each week for additional activities!

Terraces-Elbow Fork Trail
5 Splash Pads to Visit this Summer
7 Wonder of the World Balloon Exhibit
Swaner Eco Center & Newpark Hotel
Utah Olympic Park
Nature Hunt & Picnic

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Inspiration, Stories

On Forgiving Even When It’s Hard

Last September my friend Annette was on her daily bike ride when her life was changed in a matter of seconds. She was going through a green light when a distracted driver hit her. As Annette flew over the hood of the SUV, she knew she was in trouble.

A thought immediately entered her mind…  “I am going to forgive this person” As she hit the pavement, she knew she had broken something since she could not move. The driver of the car was hysterical but Annette simply told her to call for help and that she held no ill feelings towards her. People ran from all directions to help, many calling 911, others covering her with a blanket and giving words of encouragement. I heard later that as people in the neighborhood drove by, not knowing who was hurt, many believed that the person laying on the ground under that blanket was dead, and they prayed for her.

My friend Liz and I drove to the hospital not knowing what we would find when we arrived. Annette was laying on a bed scrapped and bleeding, still wearing one of her biking shoes. She greeted us with a huge smile and reassured us that she was ok.

She was not.

Annette had broken her hip and needed surgery to repair it as well as many stitches to fix other wounds. She would stay in the hospital for a week and when she arrived home, she would not be able to walk for months.

When she told me that the first thought that came to her mind, in that moment of panic, was that she was going to forgive the driver. I told her how unusual that was and that most people would not think that way, she seemed surprised. I told her that my first thought would have probably been words terrible to utter. But she understood the words by Thomas S. Monson: “Blame keeps wounds open, only forgiveness heals.”

Annette has a heart and soul that is refreshing and wonderful to be around.

Her example taught me more than she’ll ever know. Not only did she forgive, but she never complained about her situation and faced the uphill battle with patience and optimism.

John H. Groberg said:

“When filled with God’s love, we can do and see and understand things that we could not otherwise do or see or understand. Filled with His love, we can endure pain, quell fear, forgive freely, avoid contention, renew strength, and bless and help others in ways surprising even to us.”

This week, I hope we can all be a little more like my friend Annette and look for the good, the positive and the things that matter most, and treat everyone with love and respect no matter how hard it is.

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Puppy Barn featured on saltskyutah.com
Local Reviews

Puppy Barn

Located: 364 East State Street

American Fork, Utah
Hours: Monday-Saturday 10:00-9:00, (closes early on Wednesdays, 10:00-6:30)
Phone: 801-400-3810

This week I had the privilege of visiting the Puppy Barn in American Fork, Utah. This is far from your average pet store. The Puppy Barn is a great family atmosphere with the sweetest little puppies that families can hold and interact with. I was so impressed with the friendly staff, how clean it all was and the care that these puppies receive. If you’re looking to add a cute little puppy to your home, this is the place you want to visit. The Puppy Barn is trusted, experienced, educated and will help you find the best puppy that is right for your specific family and home.

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The Puppy Barn opened 6 months ago by co owners, Matthew Milligan and David Warner. They saw a need in the pet industry as there has been a growing concern about the mistreatment of animal mills and puppy brokers. They are dedicated to changing the way puppies are raised and brought home. All the puppies at the puppy barn come from approved breeders that have to qualify to be part of the Puppy Barn cares program. This is a pretty strict and extensive list of requirements that the Puppy Barn requires because they want to ensure the safety of the puppies that are brought to The Puppy Barn.

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The Puppy Barn also has a Rescue of the Week. They are committed to rescuing one puppy or litter a week and finding a suitable home for them. These adoptions are non-profit and these puppies receive the best veterinarian care and a spay or neuter option all paid for by the Puppy Barn.

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Here are some pretty fascinating facts I learned during my interview with the owners of the Puppy Barn:
-95% of the puppies are from local family homes and are raised in an environment just like the one they’re being adopted by, families with children.
-All puppies are given a well-puppy visit at the Veterinarian paid for by the Puppy Barn!
-Upon inspection, the Puppy Barn will purchase puppies from a local family one time, after that they need to become Puppy Barn approved Breeders. If the family does not wish to be breeders, the Puppy Barn will pay for the mom and dad of the puppies to be spayed and neutered.
-All sales are final for puppy adoptions in order to ensure the health of all the puppies. They will work with each individual family to ensure that the puppy has the best place to be raised and loved.

All of these things encourage responsible breeding. The Puppy Barn is doing their best to change the treatment of dogs, one puppy at a time. I love their business model and hope you take the time to visit them and learn all you can about their programs, I think you’ll love the good they’re doing just as much as I do.

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One of the most frequently asked questions is how much it costs to visit the Puppy Barn, it is FREE! Make sure you check out their shaved ice shop outside for a delicious treat while visiting and finding your special puppy!

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We would LOVE to see your new puppy! Share your photos with us by direct messaging @saltskyutah and we can share your new addition on the blog. Have fun and we hope you enjoy the Puppy Barn.

Salt Sky supports small business, join us in helping to grow our local economy by visiting the businesses we feature.

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salt sky summer family activities featuring  7 wonders of the world balloon exhibit!
For Kicks & Giggles

7 Wonders of the World Balloon Exhibit

Thanksgiving Point is recreating the 7 ancient and 7 modern wonders of the world made entirely out of balloons!  Every week, they’ll feature a new wonder this summer.  This is definitely a summer activity that we enjoyed and will continue to attend. It is so fun for the kids and they get to learn about the wonders of the world all at the same time.

Share your summer favorites with us by using #saltskysummer and direct message your photos to us on our instagram @saltskyutah and your summer favorites might be featured in our summer series!

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon

In addition to the wonders exhibit, the designer of the event will also attempt to break the Guinness world record for the largest ballon animal.  Check Thanksgiving Point’s website here, for details about the event and the calendar of balloon events.  This is awesome for all ages.  The Wonder of the World exhibit is located in the Museum on Ancient Life and and is free with admission to the museum.

Share your summer favorites with us by using #saltskysummer and direct message your photos to us on our instagram @saltskyutah and your summer favorites might be featured in our summer series!

See the ballon designers working on the next wonder

Share your summer favorites with us by using #saltskysummer and direct message your photos to us on our Instagram @saltskyutah and your summer favorites might be featured in our summer series!

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Summer activities featured so far this summer…stay tuned each week for additional activities!
Terraces-Elbow Fork Trail
5 Splash Pads to Visit this Summer
7 Wonder of the World Balloon Exhibit
Swaner Eco Center & Newpark Hotel
Utah Olympic Park
Nature Hunt & Picnic

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Inspiration, Stories

Some days you just need flan

Many years ago, I attended a crafting activity with lots of neighborhood women, some of whom were friends, some who I barely knew. We sat around big tables working and talking. The conversation turned to what our all-time favorite food was. When it came my turn, I told them that my favorite thing in the whole world was flan (an egg custard dessert). I noticed there was a woman at another table listening to our conversation. She was someone I had admired for years but we had never really become acquainted. She was beautiful, super talented and always so well put together. Her children were all older and I never quite understood how she did everything she did and managed to look so good.

A few days later I had a day when things were just not going well. That evening, I heard a knock at my door, and there was this woman holding a plate with the most beautiful flan. She said that she had overheard me mention how much I loved it and it was an excuse for her to learn how to make flan. She said she had tried several recipes and she was sure this one was the best one. I threw my arms around her as I thanked her.

When I closed the front door, the kids said that the dessert looked really yucky. I happily told them that it was so they wouldn’t ask me to share. In fact, it was delicious and I made it last for days and savored every bite.

This lovely woman’s act of kindness filled my heart with joy that day and still does every time I think of her.

This week, I hope we can all look for a way to surprise someone we may not know very well with something special to let them know we care.

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the awesome benefits of being nice
Health & Fitness

the awesome benefits of being nice

I walk a lot, it’s calming, refreshing, and not to mention I can burn off the extra sweets I ate that day. I pass all kinds of people on my walks each day. I am delighted at how friendly most people are. Then, there’s the unfriendly and the super unfriendly ones. These people wouldn’t respond to a “hello” or a “good morning” if their life depended on it. Not to mention that I now feel awkward. You know that feeling, when someone is waving in your direction so you wave back, but then you realize it was to the person behind you….  Uhhhh run away! I am finding that teens and people close to my age are not very responsive these days, I wonder if their parents just forgot to teach them or if looking at the ground makes them feel safer.

The other day I walked passed a guy that would scare most small children. His hair was long and a little on the crazy side, he had huge gaged ears, I felt like I could put my whole arm through it. Impressive really, and plenty of tattoos.  As I was about to say “good morning” he beat me to the punch and greeted me as though we had been friends for years.  He was by far the nicest person I have encountered in a long time. I wanted to stop him and tell him that, but I didn’t want him to think I was a crazy girl.

Why is it hard for some people to be kind?

A recent research led by psychologist Michel Poulin from the University of Buffalo, suggests that our capacity for goodness may also lie in our DNA. This study suggests that some people may have genes that give them certain versions of hormone receptors, (oxytocin and vasopressin) these people are more likely to be nice because these two hormones inspire feelings of love and generosity when they flood our brains. I couldn’t believe it! The researchers also found that the genes work together with a person’s upbringing and life experiences to determine how sociable — or anti-social — he or she becomes.

I decided after reading this study that I would still smile and say hello to the unfriendly ones I pass on my walks.  Now, because of what I learned from this study, I will think differently though.

Many studies have been done on the benefits of being nice. Here are some of the finds that I thought were great:

We’re happier when we’re kind.

It could help us live longer.

It may be the key to success at work and home.

It may bring you less stress.

LET’S ALL STRIVE TO BE NICE! WOOT WOOT!

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El & El Shop featured on Saltskyutah.com
Local Reviews

El & El

www.elandelshop.com
Contact: elandelshop@gmail.com

Since we are feeling in the baby mood with the arrival of a new little one to our family, we thought we’d feature the lovely El & El Shop today. There are so many talented artisans in Utah that have wonderful store fronts and online shops that we could just talk about them everyday. El & El Shop is one of those talented, handcrafted local artisans.

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El & El was started in April of this year by Kylee Froelich. She began her shop of handcrafted baby items for girls as an effort to create beautiful, different and affordable headbands, bows and bracelets. I love that her products are tiny and dainty, so cute and soft on baby’s head. Sometimes when I get my baby ready, I don’t want a bow too big but I love to add a little accessory and that’s why I love what El & El has to offer.

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All orders placed at www.elandelshop.com are made to order, and shipped out within 2-4 business days. This business is growing more and more and we are excited to feature it and spread the word about this sweet online shop!

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El & El has a pretty great coupon for you to use at her online shop and I’m sure you’ll love your order. Enter code saltskyutah at checkout for 30% off your entire order! The already fabulous prices just got better. Hurry and use your special code because this offer expires June 18, 2015.

El & El Shop featured on Saltskyutah.com

El & El is also doing a fun GIVEAWAY for one lucky winner who will win $25 for them and $25 for their friend to use on anything you’d like at www.elandelshop.com. For all the entry details and to enter, follow us on Instagram and Facebook. We hope you enjoy what you find and we’ll be back with another amazing shop next week!

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