Summer Olympic Sports to Practice at Home

 

Summer Olympic Sports

During the Olympic Games, even couch potatoes dream of athletic glory. And those athletes make it all look so easy that some of us might even start to believe that we’d have a chance at Gold. Let’s be honest . . . for 99.9% of the American population, that’s a pipe dream. But you might have some fun practicing some of these Summer Olympic Sports in your own backyard, even if your aspirations of Olympic fame are not meant to become reality.

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Olympic Opening Ceremonies Version 2012

 

Beijing 2008

Ah the Olympics. An international event that stirs our collective national pride every four years. I for one am a fan of the Olympics, not just because I love to root for the U.S.A but because I genuinely enjoy some of the events and the storylines. Also, it is nice to see that Bob Costas still has a job and still looks the same as he did 25 years ago . . . I want to know his secret to the fountain of youth.

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July 21st Best Darn Yard Sale Sign Winner

 

July 2012 Best Darn Yard Sale Sign Contest

After Catherine’s Tour de Utah last week in search of a worthy Best Darn Yard Sale Sign winner, I didn’t have high expectations going into today. To my surprise, yard sellers were out in full force today and there were a lot of quality sign designs. It was interesting to note the sign competitions going on since a lot of sales where in the same neighborhoods. This made the need for good signage all the more important. Some rose to the occasion and well, some didn’t.

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Insights from the Salt Lake City Farmers Market

 

Salt Lake City Farmers Market

One of the best things about summer is the fresh produce. Juicy watermelons, sweet corn, ripe red tomatoes . . . I could survive on just those three food items all season long! Here in Salt Lake City, we have a weekly Farmers Market every Tuesday evening and Saturday morning. The market has evolved over the last 20 years, and now it includes an Art & Craft market. With the addition of dozens of crafts vendors, the Salt Lake City Farmers Market is now one of the largest community markets in the Western United States, with over 250 booths.

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Killer Tips for a Summer Reunion

 

Family Reunion

There’s nothing that says “July” like a family reunion. Generations gathering together to reminisce, play games, exchange photos and eat lots of salty, fatty and sugary foods. It simply can’t get any better than that. That is, unless you’re the one stuck with planning the event.

For today’s article, I’ve gathered some tips for a summer reunion and a couple tricks to help you plan it perfectly.

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Coming to a Yard Sale Near You

 

July 2012 Best Darn Yard Sale Sign Contest

What contributes most to a successful yard sale? Well, here at Signs.com, we think that great signage is one of the most important factors of success. We’ve all seen some really horrible yard sale signs – you know, the ballpoint-pen-on-a-piece-of-cardboard sign that no one can read? But we’ve also seen some really great signage – clear and succinct with stellar design and placement.

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5 Tips For Putting On A Race

 

Stop-Traffic-5k-10k

For most of the country, summer is in full swing and that means getting out and enjoying the park, the pool, or the beach (yes, I know it is sweltering right now in some parts, but hey, it won’t last forever). No matter the temperature, summer is when people want to be out of their houses and for a non-profit, it is a great time to take advantage.

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