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Shea Homes Summer Food Drive

by Shea Homes on June 1, 2016

Shea locations throughout the U.S. host a summer food drive

Support your local community during this summer food drive with Shea Homes

Did you know that about half of the total U.S. food bank donations come during the holiday season alone? This often means that supplies are low throughout the rest of the year—especially during the summer months, when kids who normally rely on school lunches are at home during the day, and organized philanthropic efforts typically go on hiatus due to the heavy traveling season.

At Shea, we believe that to Live the Difference® also means to make a difference, both inside and outside of the home. That’s why we’re launching the Shea Homes Summer Food Drive, and invite you to join us so we can make a difference in your community! Between June 6 and July 3, you can help out your local food bank by bringing non-perishable food items to any participating Shea community, and show your support during a time of need. For every donation, we’ll donate $1 per pound of food received.

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5 Ways to Make Memories into Décor

by Shea Homes on September 17, 2015

Take memories and turn them into decor with these ideas.Creating memories is what life is all about. Memories remind us of the important people and places we hold dear to our hearts, filling our lives with happiness and joy. We anxiously await the coming of the “next big thing” in our lives: our first job, marriage, the birth of a first child, or that epic vacation we’ve been dreaming about taking for years. Yet, when the occasion finally arrives, the whirlwind of emotions, conversations, and excitement can make it seem like it passes by in a second. When we revisit these moments the following day or week later, we can’t even remember what hit us!

Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory. – Dr. Seuss

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One way to keep the memory of these momentous occasions top of mind is to forgo boxing away high-school diplomas, baby photos, travel souvenirs, and other keepsakes to collect dust in the attic and instead, put them in places of honor in your home! From shadow boxes to displays of sand from the exotic beaches you’ve visited, we’re sharing 5 DIY home décor ideas.

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