Posts Tagged ‘etsy’

7 Unique Ways to Make the Most of the Summer Before Kindergarten

There is a lot of information out there about kindergarten readiness, or what to do the summer before kindergarten. But what about just enjoying the summer and making the most of the last few months together? The last few months of your babies being babies. (Well, let’s be honest they will be your babies forever). This summer is your last before kindergarten, but before you know it, it will be your last before college. Make it count.

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6 Small Shops to Up Your Disney Game

Name one person who doesn’t like Disney. Go on, we’ll wait. Can’t do it? We’re not surprised! Disney is quite literally the Happiest Place on Earth and millions of people enjoy going every year. You can search the crowd and find hundreds of classic Mouse Ears and princess silhouette shirts that cost an arm and a leg and are worn by everyone. Why not use your next trip to Disney as a way to support small shops, look fabulous and unique, and have more money for Dole Whip? Here are our top small shop picks for a truly magical trip!

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Unique Gifts for Holiday 2016 #DmHoliday16

Half the fun of shopping for the holidays is selecting gifts for everyone on your list that they will love and enjoy throughout the year. You may want to find a gift that embodies their personality, hobbies, or passions. When you do, unique gifts are often the ticket for the most excitement during the holiday season. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite unique gift ideas to help make finding the perfect gift easy.

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The Dos and Don’ts of Sending Holiday Cards

The holiday season is rapidly approaching and that means families everywhere are rushing to get everyone dressed in coordinating outfits, find the perfect backdrop, and set the scene for the perfect holiday cards. But every family knows that pictures rarely go as planned, and oftentimes there are a few tears involved. Despite it often feeling like an arduous task, we still gather the troops to send a smiling card to friends and family every year. 

So why do we put ourselves through the torture during an already hectic season? Below are some of the reasons you should send holiday cards, along with some dos and don’ts, and a few companies who strive to make your holiday card ordeal run a little bit smoother. 

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Stylish Camera Bags for Moms

School is back in session (or will be soon) and if you’re like us, you’re knee deep in back-to school shopping. But, why should our kids have all the fun?!

This year, we decided to treat ourselves to new bags… camera bags! Because, let’s be honest; these days if you’re a mom, you’re likely a mom with a camera. Whether that camera be your smartphone, a point-and-shoot or a DSLR; between now and next May when school is out again for the summer, there will be many an event to capture.

So, toss out your old bag and upgrade to one of these stylish camera bags! 

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Making Chores Fun with Chore Charts

We know that our kids would rather do anything other than their chores. Hey, we as adults usually feel the same way! You’d think they would have made the definition of chores more uplifting and positive, instead of “an unpleasant, but necessary task.” Instead of, or at least in addition to forcing these unpleasant tasks upon our kids, let’s try to add a little bit of fun and motivation into the mix. Not only for their sake, but also for ours.

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18 Halloween Costume Ideas Inspired By Favorite Books

These days, many kids choose their Halloween costumes based on their favorite t.v. and movie characters. That means that this year, you’ll probably see a lot of Elsas from Frozen, minions from Despicable Me, turtles from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Pirate Jakes from Jake and the Neverland Pirates. So, why not instead turn your child to their favorite books for inspiration? Many of the most beloved children’s book characters have a whole series of books built around them. Therefore, one potential perk of dressing your child as one of these characters is that it might even give them a little motivational boost to try out a newer (or older) book in the series!  And–getting your child to read more is always a win-win situation, right?

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Unique Halloween Costumes for Siblings

It’s that time again. Time to tap into the creative corner of your mind and come up with something fun to dress your little ones in for Halloween. Make your October even easier by dressing your kids in coordinating costumes. Not only is it less thinking on your part, there really is nothing cuter than seeing the whole cast of Frozen on your doorstep. Now where do you find a bunch of coordinating kid costumes? What if this year you bypass the big box stores and pick costumes that are original, unique, and not something every other kid on the block is wearing. If you don’t have the time this year to whip up something homemade, or you just need inspiration to figure out what you could recreate yourself, we’re here to help. Check out these unique Halloween costumes, especially designed for siblings.

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Accessorizing for Summer with Etsy

Accessorizing for Summer with Etsy

When it’s sunny, hot and humid outside the last thing you want to throw on is a long, drapey scarf or a big, chunky necklace.  Summer weather calls for accessories that will not cause discomfort.  Whether it be minimalist jewelry or a bright headscarf, keeping cool is a must.  Etsy has a huge selection of extraordinary one of a kind accessories to make your summer outfits pop.

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Father’s Day Gifts Under $25

Father's Day Gift guide on a budget

Whether he’s your father, your spouse, your best friend or some other “father figure” in your life, Father’s Day is just a couple of weeks away. Over the next few days, we’ll offer our best ideas that are sure to satisfy even the toughest dads to shop for. From Budget Gift Guide to Tech Guide to Ultimate Father’s Day Gifts ( this one will be amazing!), so keep checking every day this week for new gift ideas. Today we’ll make it even easier to shop for your husband with these affordable gadgets, shirts, toys, and more. All under $25!

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10 Places to Find Unique Halloween Costumes

Are you sick of seeing your child in the same store-bought Halloween costume as fifty other children in your neighborhood? Do you want to find them something unique without having to make it yourself? Avoid a last minute trip to your local big box store by checking out the costumes available in our round up of ten places to find unique Halloween costumes.

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Engaging Wall Art for the Modern Nursery

A modern nursery is one with clean lines, and unique finds. Engaging your baby with artwork that has been chosen just for them is a rewarding task! Choosing colors, themes, subjects and textures that baby can admire and relate to is important when giving them an environment in which to grow and thrive. Things like animals (not necessarily cute cartoon versions), nature images, contrast and texture are intrinsically familiar and interesting to look at. Here is a collection of engaging wall art to decorate your modern nursery.

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