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Swarm: What’s On Your Holiday Wishlist for Your Little One?

In this edition of the Swarm, the Bees share what’s on their wish lists, or what they’ve already purchased for their little ones this holiday season. B A B Y  C H I P M U N K  -  5  M O N T H S Dolcino Woven Wrap  //   Bummis TotsBots Cloth Diapers  // [...]


Toy Review: Hallmark Interactive Jingle Dog

I have an affinity for gift shops like Hallmark due to my childhood spent in airports traveling with my parents, sitting in layovers and waiting for relatives to arrive. There was a Hallmark within walking distance of our last apartment, and when the weather was nice I would sometimes take Drake for a walk when [...]


What Do You Like to Gift Moms-to-be?

For showers, I like to stick the registry but create a “themed” gift while I’m at it. My favorite is to give “Our Favorite Sleep Things” which includes a marpac dohm sound machine, swaddleme swaddle, aden+anais sleep sack, kickee pants pajamas, and 2 board books. For my local friends, I love Chicago-themed books to mix [...]

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Printable Superhero Finger Puppets

This is a quick activity to do with the kids, or it makes a great stocking stuffer. All you need is a printer, some mini-glue dots, a pair of scissors (and/or an X-acto knife if you like your cuts to be super straight), a pen or washable marker, and lastly, this Superhero Finger Puppet Printable. [...]

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Want, Need, Wear, Read

I’m a consumer despite my best attempts to be an investor, so I’m reigning my gift-giving instincts in by trying to stick to one gift per category. Want: Because my kid is too young to request specific things, we redefined this as “things that aren’t practical or necessary and that we normally wouldn’t think to [...]


Charitable Gifts for the Holidays

This year I am really enjoying doing the majority of my holiday shopping at the farmer’s market or on my couch, underneath a cozy blanket!  The past few years, I have challenged myself to buy local and handmade items.  I especially love to give charitable gifts.  It is fun to offer friends and family a [...]


A “DIY” Christmas

I started thinking recently about what to buy Miss H for Christmas. But my mind quickly went to various crafting/sewing projects I wanted to complete for her. And I couldn’t quite come up with anything I really wanted to buy her for Christmas – she has plenty of books, an adorable play kitchen, and toys [...]

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