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To All The Things We've Loved Before

To All The Things We've Loved Before

Happy (week of) Valentine's Day! To celebrate, we chat about our favorite things growing up and to this day. Take a listen to hear us rave about Sanrio, Doraemon, pira...

Parent Reform

Parent Reform

In today’s episode, we revisit an old topic to start off our reform series: parenting! We explore the iPad kid phenomenon, discuss the Sephora kid epidemic, and reflec...

Second Semester Seniors

Second Semester Seniors

We're officially in the second semester of our senior year! As scatterbrained as ever, we go on tangents about our finals, study habits, and our hopes for our final se...

Weird Things We Did as Kids

Weird Things We Did as Kids

Kids are weird... But I can guarantee we were weirder! Tune in to hear all about our irrational fears and silly tendencies.

Walking in a Winter Break Wonderland

Walking in a Winter Break Wonderland

We're back! After a long winter break, our team is reunited at last. From college acceptances to island getaways, we've got some recapping to do. Listen in to hear abo...

Many Things to Celebrate!

Many Things to Celebrate!

3rd year anniversary of being on podcast platforms, the 100th episode, the holidays, oh my! This episode is a special one--with our 100th episode and anniversary, we r...

We're Not Really Strangers

We're Not Really Strangers

How well do we really know each other? Today, we play a game called "We're Not Really Strangers" in order to answer this question. Listen in to hear some of our secret...

Our Spotify Wrappeds

Our Spotify Wrappeds

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… Spotify Wrapped is out! This week, we review the surprises of this year’s recap of our music taste. Listen in to find out how...

Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we decided to go over our family traditions and discuss what we are thankful for. From skiing to sushi, we cover all our unique customs ...

Throwback Thursday...On A Sunday

Throwback Thursday...On A Sunday

With Ava out for the week, Lauren and Sophie sit down to remember their time in quarantine. They reminisce as they talk about their nightly FaceTimes and antics that k...

This is Girlhood.

This is Girlhood.

In this episode, we sit down to talk about femininity. We discuss our relationship with pink and being girly as we’ve grown up, internalized misogyny, internet trends ...

Senior Season Highlights

Senior Season Highlights

We couldn't record this week, so here are some of our favorite moments of Senior Season so far!

Eating Habits

Eating Habits

In this week's episode, we talk all about eating habits; being a picky eater, vegetarianism/veganism, foods we hate, and the privilege of being able to have food avers...

A Note on Israel

A Note on Israel

To learn more, check out these articles:Timeline- https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2023/israel-palestine-conflict-timeline-history-explained/Live updates- https://...

Are We The Main Characters?

Are We The Main Characters?

Life is a movie, but are we really the main characters? This week, we discuss main character syndrome, the benefits of romanticizing life, and TikTok affirmations.

Fall Favs

Fall Favs

In a more lighthearted episode, we decided to talk about our favorite fall things! We talk about the pumpkin spice craze, debate the best fall pie, and talk about pote...

The Price of Beauty

The Price of Beauty

In this week's episode, we talk all about beauty: the price of beauty, how the beauty standard is unattainable, and a bit about fast fashion and consumerism.

High School Explained Through Acronyms

High School Explained Through Acronyms

YOLO, FOMO, HOCO, WOFO... What do all of these letters have in common? They're all acronyms that represent high school! In this episode, we break down each acronym and...

Parasocial Relationships

Parasocial Relationships

Let's be honest--everyone's had an obsession with a celebrity before, right? Well, this week's episode is about that--parasocial relationships! We debate what really d...

The Crying Episode

The Crying Episode

With the stress of senior year coming in full force, we decided to talk about crying! We discuss our crying habits, different kinds of tears, and reflect on our past e...

Welcome to Season Four: Senior Season!

Welcome to Season Four: Senior Season!

It's Rice & Shine's senior year and we are back and better than ever! To ring in the new season we talk about our summers, what we're excited about/dreading for our se...

Junior Year Review

Junior Year Review

On our last day of school (and end of season three), we sat down to review our junior year. We confirmed the myth of junior year being the most difficult academically,...

Childhood Foods with Chloe and Hayley of Eating Adventures

Childhood Foods with Chloe and Hayley of Eating Adventures

This week, we're joined by fellow KMIH podcasters Chloe and Hayley. In combining their food show, Eating Adventures, with Rice & Shine, we chatted about childhood food...

Teens Review New Hit Show "XO Kitty"

Teens Review New Hit Show "XO Kitty"

In our last episode, we talked about movie sequels and spin-offs. Continuing that theme, we decided to give our opinions on the new spin-off show "XO Kitty", which has...

Can Movie Sequels Be Better than the Originals?

Can Movie Sequels Be Better than the Originals?

With Ava out, Lauren and Sophie talk about movie sequels, spin-offs, and live-action remakes. We talk about the various Disney princess remakes, rank the Star Wars mov...

Teens Talk about the TikTok Ban

Teens Talk about the TikTok Ban

Throughout our 3 years hosting this show, we have talked about TikTok countless times. With the app being banned recently in Montana and a possible nationwide ban on t...

Grace's Final Episode

Grace's Final Episode

After a great 3 years of Rice & Shine, Grace is stepping away from the show. For her last hurrah, we reflect on our personal and professional growth as Rice & Shine an...

Social Media in Our Lives

Social Media in Our Lives

In this episode, we talk about social media's role in our lives as teenage girls. We get into our over-usage, which apps we each have, and different phases we've had i...

Asians in the Ivy League

Asians in the Ivy League

With college decisions being finalized among our senior class, Grace decides to talk with current Mercer Island High School senior Ryan Hsi. In this episode, Grace hop...

Sophie and Lauren's Duo Madness

Sophie and Lauren's Duo Madness

With Grace and Ava being unavailable this week, Sophie and Lauren take this opportunity to compile all of Rice and Shine's unused topics into one mashup episode. To he...