kids

The Case for Shopping Small and our Shop Small Gift Guide

Happy Tuesday, friends! My mom and I were chatting over the weekend about when my sisters and I were little and the trips we used to take. At one point my grandparents lived in San Francisco and she said her favorite thing to do when we went to visit was to shop all of the unique places and the things they sold that she would never be able to find in Texas. “They would have the coolest things I had never seen before!” she reminisced. As the years went on, though, she explained that there started to be less and less that felt …

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DIY Paw Patrol Skye Halloween Costume

This easy character costume idea is perfect for kids! My Paw Patrol Skye Costume is an easy homemade costume that requires no sewing and uses normal clothes that can be re-worn at a later date. Most people agree that the greatest amount of change comes in the first year of life. They go from little newborns, totally dependent on their mamas with little more than a few reflexes to walking babbling beings. Somehow, though, the contrast just from 2 to 2.5 feels so huge!  Every day I’m getting glimpses of who she will be at 13 and 23 and …

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DIY Kids Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax Halloween Costume

If you are looking for a fun DIY Halloween costume for kids, you’ve come to the right place! The Lorax costume is easy to make with no sewing involved! Grab your glue gun and orange fur and make this fun costume for kids of all ages. If your kiddo has activist inclinations (or you work for the tree permitting office of Austin) then this might be the costume for you! At a time when things are nothing if not political, what better way to make a statement than with this fun and bright Dr. Seuss’, The Lorax costume. It’s super …

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DIY // Kids PAC MAN Halloween Costume

This DIY PAC MAN Halloween costume is sure to stand out when your kid is trick or treating! Cheap to make, and fun to put together. Make some ghosts for Mum and Dad to wear too! Halloween is coming! With that in mind, even if you don’t think you’re the DIY costume type, what about giving it a try this year?  I teamed up with two friends to make costumes for our kiddos and it was so much fun.  I definitely stretched my DIY skills and had a blast in the process. (You can see Parker’s costume here!)  So without further ado, …

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