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3 Healthy Back-To-School Lunch Ideas

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It’s back-to-school time, the best time of the year! All the fresh school supplies and newly sharpened pencils make me swoon a little, and I’m not even joking. It’s just an added bonus that my kids head out of the house to be otherwise occupied for eight hours a day by the blessed teachers of the world. (Teachers, thank you. We love you a lot.) Today’s back-to-school lunch ideas are sponsored by Cache Valley® Creamery. Cache Valley is a company…
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This New And Improved Laundry Routine Works With Your Life

This New And Improved Laundry Routine Works With Your Life // This post is sponsored by Samsung for their FlexWash + FlexDry duo, a revolutionary new laundry system.  All opinions and naughty children are my own.  Thank you for always being so kind + supportive of the sponsors that keep Petit Elefant running. //   NORMAL LAUNDRY ROUTINE? An average day at my house is never average. In fact, the only thing I can ever guarantee with my family life,…
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Summer Dinner: BBQ Chicken Sliders With Cheese

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Summer Dinner: BBQ Chicken Sliders With Cheese // This post is sponsored by Cache Valley® Creamery, a Utah company creating expertly crafted cheese for over 75 years.  All opinions, and recipes are my own.  Thank you for always being so kind + supportive of the sponsors that keep Petit Elefant running. // I don’t know how you feel about it, but I am a huge BBQ fan.  I love the actual flavor of barbecued food, (who doesn’t? – YUM), I…
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Top 20 Netflix Summer Picks For Older Kids

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Netflix Summer Picks For Older Kids   Netflix is jam-packed with great T.V. shows and movies, and sometimes it’s hard to know where to start, especially if you’re looking for shows appropriate for kids.  The great thing about Netflix is that there is so much to choose from for kids of every age, from preschoolers to high schoolers and everything in-between.  I have a kid in junior high school and one in high school, so I’ll tell you what my…
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Best Summer Movies on Netflix

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Summer Movies On Netflix Like it or not, summer break is here! And so are a whole truckload of awesome summer movies on Netflix, perfect for your backyard movie nights.  Lighthearted, but still with heart, hip but still relaxed. Plenty of silliness, a few scares, and maybe some catchy tunes, courtesy of Netflix. Bust out the lawn chairs and picnic quilts,  then kick back with your favorite people and cool movies on a balmy summer evening. Young Frankenstein with Mel…
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Google WiFi Makes The Whole House A Hot Spot

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Hot Spot: Google WiFi makes the whole house a hot spot. // This post is sponsored by Google.  All opinions, and naughty children are my own.  Thank you for always being so kind + supportive of the sponsors that keep Petit Elefant running. // Over the last two or three years, I’ve gotten super hot and heavy with my e-reader. Every couple of weeks I’ll download four or five audio-books from my library to listen to while I do everything…
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New Movie: Going In Style + $100 Giveaway

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New Movie: Going In Style (and a $100 Visa gift card giveaway!) // This post is sponsored by Warner Bros. Pictures.  All opinions, obviously, are my very own.  Thank you for always being so kind + supportive of the sponsors that keep Petit Elefant running. // UPDATE: The giveaway is now closed.  Thank you everyone who left a comment!  I loved reading all about the adventures everyone is planning.  You guys have some good ideas up your sleeves, and it…
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Before And After: My IKEA Basement Pantry

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IKEA basement pantry, before and after. Guys, we need to have a talk about IKEA.  I’ve discussed IKEA many, many times on Petit Elefant, because I’m obsessed. I love the aesthetic of IKEA like bonkers (yay for Scandinavian living!) and because it’s affordable.  Two of my favorite things in one place, plus: they have delicious meatballs. I’ve shown you all the projects I’ve done in my house using IKEA products over the years, including the beautiful home office my husband…
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12 Romances To Watch With Your Valentine

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Romances: 12 to watch with your Valentine I don’t know how you celebrate Valentine’s Day, or even if you do, but if you’re anything like me, things are a little casual. My husband and I have been married almost 19 years, and we realized early on in our relationship that fighting 900 other couples for a spot at Olive Garden on Valentine’s Day is the opposite of how we enjoy spending our time. While the entire student population of the…
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