Thursday, December 17, 2009

Holiday Gift Guide: The Little One

Family traditions are my favorite part of the holidays, including starting on the cocktails a little too early in the day, chattering through the buffet-style meal, and taking family photos in front of the Christmas tree. But I know there's one tradition my young cousins do not approve of: waiting until after dinner to open gifts. They anxiously wait all afternoon, curiously eyeing the presents to see which ones have their names on the tags. (Admittedly, I'll give them each a gift to open early in the day - I'm a bad influence, I know.) Here are some gift ideas for the children on your list.

(pictured clockwise, starting from upper left)

Moncalin, Pink & Melon Plush Toy, $65
Petit Tresor, Nutcracker Suite Dolls, $12/each
Skip Hop Funky Farmyard, Squeak & Rattle Bunny Mirror, $12.99
A Pink Princess, Light Up Fairy Wand, $12.95
IZ Byer California, Tutu Skirt, $19.60 (on sale)
Hohner, Bluesband Harmonica, $6.50
Wisteria, Derby Critters, $39/set of six
Charm, Jacky Rocking Giraffe, $115
BRIO, 50 Piece Natural Wooden Block Set, $13.98 (on sale)
Tiny Transportation, Trio Airplane, $25
Ohio Art, Etch-a-Sketch, $16.46
Slinky, Slinky, $8
Wisteria, Felt Bird, $8.40 (on sale)


  1. How adorable!
    I don't want to grow up!!!
    Slinky is such a classic isn't it!
    I remember vividly playing by the staircase & let it 'slink' down the stairs...FUN*

  2. How cute...that tutu skirt is so lovely. Every little girls' dream skirt.

  3. Hiiio! thanks for your sweet words, your blog is always on top!

    The Fashionart Blog,

  4. That plane is so awesome! When I was little an empty cardboard egg carton was my plane. (or bus or train or car...)

  5. This is such a fun gift guide, Jessica!! My nephew would absolutely adore that Rocking Giraffe!! :)

  6. Those items are so adorable. I love them. Cheers!

  7. wow bring back memories of the old etcher sketch!++

  8. Great finds! I love the tutu skirt, Have a sweet day!

  9. This is such a sweet gift guide!

  10. Jessica...These are super cute gifts! x

  11. oh that rocking giraffe - so cute. And I am a huge fan of etch-a-sketch, I can hand write on it. :)

  12. cute stuff, fun skirt!


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