The blog Stories of the Purple Plate was started by Jolynn Paige (who also sells The Purple Plate through her web site). Her family began using the purple plate to show their love and appreciation for each other. She writes:
We put the purple plate in our cupboard with the rest of our everyday dishes. When it comes to the top of the stack, it gets set on the table at someone’s spot, and then during dinner, each family member takes turns saying positive affirmations about the person who has the plate.
Currently, she’s featuring Schoolship captain Tom Kelly and the entire staff at Inland Seas Education Association – click through to read!