Category: Family

A New Inspiring Quote For You This Week

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This week I’ve been thinking a lot about my Quote of the Week series that sort of fell by the wayside a few months ago.  Things get weird in the winter around here.  It’s all cold and hunkering down to get through the long winter nights.  I’m more of a summer girl. But I want to keep the series going, so I’m starting today with a new quote from one of my favorite artists of all time, Mr. Vincent Van…
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E-Bikes Are The Glorious Future Of Transportation

Electric Bikes Are The Glorious Future Of Transportation

Transportation by electric bikes is the way of the future!  I’m serious, so let’s talk about why. // Thank you for your support of Petit Elefant sponsors!  This post is brought to you in partnership with eSpokes Electric Bikes, the largest electric bike retailer in Utah. As always, all opinions are my own. // Last month I shared with you how in love I am with my electric bike as a new mode of transportation around my city and why. …
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How An E-Bike Is Getting Me Outside More

How An E-Bike Is Getting Me Outside

// Thank you for your support of Petit Elefant sponsors!  This post is brought to you in partnership with eSpokes Electric Bikes, the largest electric bike retailer in Utah. As always, all opinions are my own. // Are you an outside kind of person?  I love being outside as much as the next girl, maybe even more.  I’ve lived in the Wasatch mountain range in Utah my whole life, camping and fishing, biking and hiking in the mountains and desert…
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Powerful Michael Phelps Video

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It’s St. Patrick’s Day, so perhaps your wearing a bit o’ green or downing a Guinness or enjoying some Irish soda bread and corned beef. Happy St. Patrick’s Day to you. Several members of our Team Petit Elefant, though, are swimming their hearts out at swim meets. Lots and lots of swim meets, today, tomorrow, and what feels like forever. It’s really something quite amazing, to witness all the hard work, time, sacrifices, physical strain, discipline and pancakes that are shaping these kids….
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An Inspirational Motivational Quote For Your Week

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Motivational quote time! This week’s Quote Of The Week is from one of my personal favorites, Michael Phelps.  It kind of goes without saying that if you have a swimmer in the house, Michael Phelps is a huge inspiration.  Even if you’re not a swimmer or a swim fan, it’s hard not to be impressed with Michael Phelps. Would you like to know something about Mr. Phelps?  In all his years of training, he only missed swim practice TWICE.  Once…
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Make Your Own DIY Valentine Stamp How to

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Make your own super easy DIY Valentine stamp using just a few supplies, (including a potato!). Now you can make completely hand made with love Valentines for your sweetie.

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Easy Valentine Pin Craft

Valentine Pin Craft

Years ago, I made a Valentine for my hubby. Something fun and silly, but also a little expression of love, that he could keep with him all day long. So I made him a super quick little Valentine pin, a crafty little boutonnière. It was a hit, and he did wear it all day long and he keeps it pinned on his bulletin board in his office year round. I followed suit with smaller versions for my little boys. It only…
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How To Plain Painted Pencils Craft

Plain Painted Pencils Craft

Make your own custom made painted pencils in this easy how-to craft tutorial! These pencils make such a darling, thoughtful handmade gift for any occasion.

Quote Of The Week Work On Dreams

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Work on your dreams! Dreams are what this week’s quote of the week is all about. The mystical, fantastical, often hard to reach dreams of our lives are what keep us ticking. Read on for the full, beautiful quote about working on your dreams.