Roundup of Holiday Gift Ideas for Kids

Roundup of Holiday Gift Ideas for Kids

Toys We Own & Love: this is HUGE roundup of toys we own and shares tons of links to items we own, all organized by category (dress up, play kitchen, outdoor toys, puzzles/games, wooden toys, etc. etc.). 100 Black-Owned Kids Shops: this blog post highlights 100+ Black-owned businesses that sell items for kids (and many for adults, too!). This post is also organized by type (apparel, shoes/accessories, retailers, games/puzzles, dolls, etc.) and links to each company’s IG and website for easy shopping. There are so many incredible small businesses to support this holiday season and all the time! Greenhouse and Gardening Inspired Toys:  this is […]

baby and toddler toys we own and love

baby and toddler toys we own and love

Whoops! I  realized I  meant to post this in the summer and hadn’t clicked published. Leading into the holiday season seems like a good time to share this! 🥰 I’m often asked about what toys our girls use and what our favorites are, so decided to do a big round-up of alllll the toys we own and use on a regular basis. This doesn’t include books, but I will try to do a big book blog post soon! A few of our favorite larger toy brands that we own multiple products from and are super impressed with the quality of are Melissa and Doug, Lovevery, […]

30+ Greenhouse-Inspired Kids Gift Ideas

30+ Greenhouse-Inspired Kids Gift Ideas

Hi friends! As you probably know by now, we have a backyard greenhouse and it’s a special place that brings our whole family, kids included, so much joy. As I  was starting my search for holiday gifts for Lucy and Winnie, I  stumbled upon this adorable wooden pretend greenhouse play set. I was just so tickled at the thoughtful pieces and loved how it was the cutest plant-inspired extension for the girls’ dollhouse (lovingly called ‘Hophop House’. Anyway…that got me thinking…what other cute greenhouse and gardening kids toys were out there?! 🌵🌿 And, well, here we are! Below you’ll find 30+ greenhouse and gardening inspired […]

Kids Gift Ideas: Manhattan Toy x Anthropologie

Kids Gift Ideas: Manhattan Toy x Anthropologie

Hi friends! I’m sure you’ve seen lots of gift guides floating around already, and I won’t be sharing too many recommendations on that front, but I  can’t help but share some cute toys I  discovered recently! Manhattan Toy has a line of toys available at Anthropologie (!!) and everything is so cute! Here are a few of my favorite toys from the collaboration, including some we already own! Disclaimer: Manhattan Toy is one of my digital marketing clients via my business Lucky Collective. I was a Manhattan Toy customer for years prior to working together and can attest to the quality and thoughtfulness of the […]

Bunk Bed Inspiration, Ideas & Plans!

Bunk Bed Inspiration, Ideas & Plans!

Hi friends! What started as a ‘let’s think about getting the girls bunk beds’ turned into me going into a deep rabbit hole learning about bunk beds! Today, I’m going to share more about different bunk bed options I found, including dimensions, photos, links to shop, etc. For reference, the girls share a room and both are in matching Stokke cribs. Here’s a post all about their shared nursery! When they were much younger, we had the Stokke cribs in the ‘Mini’ size and over the years have added inserts and larger mattresses. Right now, Winnie is in the standard oval crib size and Lucy […]

my favorite places to shop for kids clothes

my favorite places to shop for kids clothes

Hi friends! I’ve been meaning to share this post for literally a year and finally made it happen. I’m often asked where I shop for the girls clothes, so excited to finally have something compiled in one place here on my blog. Plus, it allowed me to take a little stroll down memory lane and look at cute old photos of the girls! PAJAMAS For babies, I love the L’oved Baby pjs, zip-up Kickee pants footie pajamas and the two piece Solly sets! For toddlers, I love the two piece Gap PJ sets (bonus – they come in Disney character patterns that kids love!), as […]