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Advent Calendar Gifts & Surprises

Calendrier de l'avent OMY

Each year,  just before the month of December, we always find ourselves rushing to find the best Advent Calendar to count the days until Christmas.  For kids, this makes every day extra special when discovering a new surprise. For parents in a rush, it’s often most easy to buy a ready made calendar from the supermarket. But today, the trend …

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Must-Have Schoolbags & Backpacks!

La rentrée cartables

It’s back to school time and we are on the lookout for new backpacks! In France, most elementary school kids tend to carry school bags. Once in junior high school they graduate to backpacks. Here is our selection of must-have school bags and backpacks for daycare up until high school. BOBO CHOSES Small Mesa Rose Color Block Backpack – colourful and …

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10 Beach Toy Must-Haves

10 beach toys

With the long awaited hot, sunny weather, we have been on the search for the perfect beach toys – most often eco-friendly, bpa free and also well designed.  Enjoy our beach toy selection and have some fun with water, sand and toys this summer vacation! 1. MELISSA & DOUG Sunny Patch Speck Seahorse Sand Ice Cream Play Set, $10.99 at Target. …

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Our Favorite Retro Inspired Swimsuits for Kids

Maillot de bain pour enfant

This summer, retro style swimsuits are in fashion.  We love swimsuits with bows, stripes and ruffle details. With the 4th of July and the 14th of July approaching, the colors red, white and blue are also inspiring us! a. PACIFIC RAINBOW Victor Swim Shorts, 63€ b. FOLPETTO Dark Blue Frill Swimsuit, 54€  40,50€ c. MONOPRIX Swimsuit, 17,99€ d. MINI RODINI Anti-UV …

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Tie and Dye Fashion

Tie and dye Finger in the Nose

This Spring, “tie and dye” fashion has made it’s comeback, using poetic styles of tie and dye methods.  These clothes have patterns, spirals, rainbows, and abstract patterns. Whether neon pink, storm gray, turquoise or red pepper, we love it! For Girls MILK x SODA Phoenix Bucket Hat, 57€ / MANGO Denim Tie & Dye Hat, 19,99€ / STELLA MCCARTNEY KIDS Blue Tie Dye Denim …

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New Year’s Eve with Kids

Nouvel an avec enfants

So…. what are you doing for New Year’s Eve? This is the eternal question that everyone asks towards the end of December. Celebrating with kids is always a slightly different party than ceebrating with adults only.   So if you are celebrating 2021 with the family, friends and kids, here are a few inspirations for bringing in the Kid Friendly …

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SMALLable FUN Sale Selection

It’s Summer and we want to smile, we want to feel good, and we want some positive energy!  At SMALLable the sale season has begun and they are having amazing discounts of up to 60% off baby and kids fashion as well as toys, decor and women’s fashion.  Some of our favorite brands at this kids concept store are Bobo …

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Must-Have Bags for Back to School

Whether your kids are going back to school or not, you might want to purchase a backpack to store their books, pens and papers and get them in the mood. Getting kids back into the swing of things despite the strange times, might be just what they need. I remember the excitement of shopping for my new backpack and labelling …

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Spring Gardening with Kids

gardening-kids

Spring is an excellent month for growing plants from seeds.  The weather is usually a bit warmer and the sun starts peeking out easily to greet baby plants.  We wanted our kids to experience Spring gardening with easy to grow plants. These plants tend to grow faster and the results can be observed within days. If you are stuck indoors, …

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DIY Heart Friendship Bracelet

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It’s time to make our very own friendship bracelets! Do you remember the CrazLooms craze? It was a big hit, but quickly disappeared. The advantage with embroidery string bracelets, is that they are never ever out of fashion! We love Hipanema‘s cool bracelets which are made with inspirational beads and embroidery. Today, we also want to make our very own special DIY bracelets …

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