Kelli Uhrich oversees the Home, Living, Pets and Holidays coverage on SheKnows.com. She is an Arizona native with the classic "small town girl moves to the big city" story, and has lived in the Phoenix-metro area since 2003. Professionally, Kelli has worked in various industries such as recreation, hospitality, personal finance, custom home development, retail and even education. In addition to her professional background, Kelli has been a freelance writer for SheKnows and has managed her website and blog, A Happy Place Called Home. In her free time, you likely find Kelli curled up with a book, or writing; but when she does venture out, you might find her at the nearest craft store or West Elm showroom, "customizing" her manicure with acrylic paint from her latest project, or baking and decorating cupcakes for her friends back at the office.
Imagine the shock you might feel if Sandra Bullock, an Oscar-winning actress, showed up at your graduation commencement and offered you life advice. Well, recent graduates of a New Orleans high school don't have to imagine it — they lived it. And Bullock offered them advice that we should all take to heart.Read Full Story
After watching this video, I took inventory of my desk, finding 27 items made with some type of plastic. From the casing of my laptop to the bottle of SmartWater that I drink from, it became clear that this material is beloved by manufacturers. But what you won't see when taking inventory of the plastics around you are the places they'll ultimately wind up: our landfills and our oceans. Because of this, wouldn't be great if there were an alternate option that was actually good for the environment? Surprisingly, researchers believe that the answer may lie in shrimp.Read Full Story
Each morning, it's the same. After a maddening commute in rush-hour traffic, I settle in at my desk and ready myself for another day; and because I work in the media industry, this morning routine of mine always begins with a visit to Google News. What's trending? What's hot? What's happening? Those are the questions that guide my search each and every morning, and the answers to those questions are what steer the remaining course of my day. So, when headlines began popping up about the recent Senate vote on the minimum wage bill, naturally, I was "on it."Read Full Story
If you haven't taken a few minutes to browse through Google's #mybeautifulearth (https://mybeautifulearth.withgoogle.com/) today, you're truly missing out. In honor of Earth Day, users from all over the world have shared inspiring images of our beautiful planet. Click any image below for a larger view.Read Full Story
There was a time when artists like Picasso, Van Gogh and Monet ruled the art world. But recently, a new assemblage of talented artists has taken the industry by storm — and who they are might surprise you. Cheyenne, Indah, Kelly and Rudi are just a few of those putting paint to canvas for the 2014 Pongos Helping Pongos art event in Houston, Texas. And what makes these artists so special is that "Pongo" just happens to be another way to say "orangutan."Read Full Story
Barbeque sauce on that new white t-shirt, ice cream dripped down the front of your sundress, and grass stains all over his jeans... what to do? Don't consign your clothes to the rag pile before you try these simple tips to get the spots, spatters and splotches out of the fabric!Read Full Story
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