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Quote of the Week You and Me

sea quote

This week’s Petit Elefant Quote of the Week is a good one.  A summery, ocean-y, happy one.  Are you liking this series?  I am, because I’ll tell you what: I have an obsessively huge repository of good quotes taking up notebook after notebook and one entire Pinterest board. For reals. If you’re just getting started, we’re on week 6 of the new inspiring quote series.  If you’re interested in catching up, here are links to week 1, week 2, week…
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Time to Stand + Have Uncomfortable Conversations

cousins

It’s time to have a conversation about race.  And it might be uncomfortable, but it’s time to stand up and start the discussion. I can’t sit back for one more minute and hear some of the things that are being said by my white friends and neighbors and perfect strangers about black people in America today. I know you mostly come to Petit Elefant for fluffy, fun recipes and beauty DIY’s and tutorials but today we’re having a serious, badly…
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Petit Elefant Quote of the Week

emily dickinson

Happy Sunday! I hope you’re having a lovely weekend.  We’re starting out a new week with a new quote, this week from beloved Emily Dickinson.  A little encouragement and love spread out in the world is never a bad thing, and life’s purpose doesn’t always have to be grand. But Emily said it best. Petit Elefant Quote of the Week If I can stop one heart from breaking I shall not live in vain; If I can ease one life…
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Petit Elefant Quote of the Week

the quote of the week

Have you been following along with our new series, the Petit Elefant Quote of the Week?  I love thinking about quotes, writing them down, and am currently loving sharing them with you, and I hope you’re loving reading them. If you’re just getting started, we’re on week 4 of the new inspiring quote series.  If you’re interested in catching up, here are links to week 1, week 2 and week 3 of Petit Elefant Quote of the Week.   Petit…
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Do You Believe In Life After Death?

Life After Death

“People often believe only what they choose to believe, not what may be unbelievable but true.” – Janis Heaphy Durham Do YOU believe in life after death?  Stay with me here, I know it’s an off-putting question to ask on a random Thursday, but let’s talk about it for a bit. I’ve always believed in life after death, primarily because I’m a Mormon and one of the main tenets of my religion is that there was life before this one,…
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On Learning to Let Go: Motherhood

family

  // Today’s post is brought to you in partnership with OGX Beauty to help them celebrate the 1st annual #BadAssHairDay, a holiday created to banish the idea of bad hair days, and to help all women feel more confident, to embrace what makes them feel truly Bad Ass.  One of the things that makes me feel Bad Ass (all caps, really) is being a mom, a really good one.  To me being a good mom, a Bad Ass mom,…
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Petit Elefant Quote of the Week

Maya Angelou

I’m loving this new inspiring series on Petit Elefant, the Petit Elefant Quote of the Week.  It’s been a fun way to pass on and share a little inspiration and hope with the world.  Some will be silly, some majorly serious, others basic tenets of living a happy life.  I just love quotes and love sharing the good ones with other people I love, which means you guys.  I hope you enjoy! This week’s quote by Maya Angelou below.  …
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Petit Elefant Quote of the Week

Brigham Young Quote

Last week I started a new series on Petit Elefant, Petit Elefant Quote of the Week as a way to pass on and share a little inspiration and hope with the world.  Some will be silly, some majorly serious, others basic tenets of living a happy life.  I just love quotes and love sharing the good ones with other people I love, which means you guys.  I hope you enjoy! This week’s quote below.   Petit Elefant Quote of the…
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Wake Up A Mother Wake Up The World

empowered women

Do you remember the post I shared with you a couple weeks ago with a title like that of a Dr. Seuss book: Amazing Women Are Absolutely Everywhere?  I was pretty touched by those of you who reached out in comments, emails, and on Instagram about how inspired you were by the SCA all-girl sailing team and their journey across the globe.  In fact my 15-year-old daughter read the post and asked, “How can I get involved?  I want to…
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