Meet Kelli

Hi! I’m Kelli. I’m the managing editor at GEMS Girls’ Clubs. That means I manage and write the content that appears in both SHINE brightly and Sparkle Magazines. It’s a pretty sweet gig!

And REimagine is the place I get to connect with you! So check out my video blogs, leave comments, and let’s get to know each other!

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Five Summer Activity Ideas

It’s official: summer is in full swing! For some of you, this means a packed schedule: traveling, hangi...

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Two Reasons It’s Okay To Be Bored

Have you ever caught yourself saying, “I’m bored!” over summer break? I know I used to....

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Pass the Pinecone

I once invented a game I call Pass the Pinecone. Well, I think I invented it. The rules of Pass the Pinec...

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How To Change the World

Our world is a wonderful place. But it also has many problems. Poverty. Illness. Pollution. War. When I t...

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What Is Your Comfort?

Hey girls! I have a confession to make. Lately I’ve been hooked on distractions. I sometimes want t...

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What’s Your Scent?

Our family is experimenting with growing cherry tomatoes. When we first bought the tomato plants, they we...

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Five Quotes that Might Change Your Life

There is something marvelous about a good quote. It’s strange how only a few words, crafted with care,...

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Your Summer Bucket List

Do you make summer bucket lists? If so, what’s on your list? Maybe you include things like trying e...

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Three Spring Cleaning Tips (that Aren’t Actually Cleaning!)

Ah, spring. Birds twittering! Flowers blooming! Sunshine tickling! The outside creation becoming new, rig...

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Take a Nap on Your Friend’s Floor

Take a Nap on Your Friend’s Floor—what kind of title is that? By the time I finish, I hope you under...

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Service at a Distance

Service is a big part of friendship. When friends can serve each other well and receive the love from the...

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Where Will You SHINE?

We know that SHINE readers are some of the best. You are so excited about new challenges we throw your w...

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