Last-Minute Gifts for Your Girls

The perfect stocking stuffer or Secret Santa gift can be a head-scratcher, especially with so many pricier options rearing their heads this season. For a reasonably priced gift in a pinch, I like to stick with small accessories, cosmetics, and treats. A little glitter never hurt, especially if … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide: Corolle for Every Age

We're huge Corolle fans around here! I just love how they have created dolls for every age, so there is always a perfect gift for everyone on your list! FOR THE MAMA TO BE: Surprise the new mama with a gift for the new bebe! Grenadine Mini Miss is soft and huggable, ideally sized for … [Read more...]

Now Trending: Holiday Cards

Yep, it's that time of year again. A friend texted me this week to procure my new mailing address, explaining she was about to sit down and address her holiday cards. I broke into a fast, cold sweat and whipped out the calendar on my iPhone. Sigh of relief. We're still not at Thanksgiving, so it's … [Read more...]

Corolle: Give Gifts that Last a Lifetime

We have so many toys. We have toys coming out of our ears. I'm not even kidding. They're everywhere. I'd say perhaps 10% of them get played with weekly. Eliza plays with her dragons. (We're into dragons now! Thank you, Tolkien!) Colin loves to play with cars. But Grace… Grace has her dolls. Since … [Read more...]

Mabel’s Labels

Getting everything together for daycare can sometimes be a challenge.  And then even when we think we have all our stuff together, we get home and my kid has someone else's shoes on. Or we ended up with a sippy cup that looks almost exactly-but-not-quite-the-same as ours because let's face it: our … [Read more...]

Staples is making our Back to School Smoother with Technology

When we're getting ready for back to school, its easy to focus on the obvious - school supplies, new shoes, and backpacks. But this year, we also prepped my son with amazing learning apps on his new Kindle Fire HD.  Now when he comes home from school (exhausted and ready for some quiet time) he … [Read more...]

ATC Favorite: May Designs

I admit it. I am a sucker for cute stationary. And pens. And office supplies in general. (What is it about binder clips...) So I instantly fell in love with May Designs... especially their new Nantucket collection! From monthly agendas to stylish notecards, every aspect of May Designs is … [Read more...]

Personalize your Lundby Dollhouse

We absolutely love our Lundby dollhouse. Its one of our favorite toys - Gracie plays with it more than any other toy in our playroom. Lundby doll houses are typical examples of modern dream homes – in miniature format: 1:18 scale. All of their houses are based on the same fundamental belief – that … [Read more...]

Fashion Friday: Stylish Gifts for Dad

Next Sunday is Father's Day! Go beyond the tie and cologne and make Dad feel a little chic. TOMS These Chambray TOMS ($59) are just too cool to ignore! WORK BAG Its time to upgrade from the backpack. This Waxed Canvas Tote by Land's End ($99)  is super cool. REVERSIBLE … [Read more...]