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Minimalist Gift Guide 3.0 - Guest Blogger: Sasha Exeter

Sasha from So Sasha is a lifestyle blooger guru. She inspires us with her views on  fashion, beauty, fitness, food, art, design, health and motherhood. She is a fierce working mama that manages to have it all.  Here is the Minimalist Gift Guide from So Sasha   Here are the links for what Sasha Exeter selected from the shop! Something they want: Go Pouch Set Something they need: Black Jacquard Bomber Something to wear: Dot track sweater, Dot track pants Something to read: The Rebel Mama's Handbook (for cool moms)

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Minimalist Gift Guide 2.0 - Guest Blogger: Erica Shaw

Time for our second Minimalist Gift Guide with the lifestyle blogger Erica Shaw as our guest. This fierce mama of two is super stylish and is the perfect person give you inspiration for this weeks "4 gift rule". Here is Erica's Minimalist Gift Guide for Kids from the shop. Something they Want Something they Need Something to Wear Something to Read   Here are the links for what Erica Shaw selected from the shop! Something they want: Pigeon soft toy, Nesting Dolls Something they need: Black lace up Rain Boots, Striped Pom Pom hat Something to wear: Lavender Dog Romper, Vintage Blue Romper Something to read: I Want My Hat Back, The Book With No Pictures

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Minimalist Gift Guide 1.0-Guest Blogger Quentin&Co

This year we are implementing the "4 Gift Rule" for our daughter. (Mom and Dad only get one gift from each other). We want to try and minimize the amount of gifts she receives and we want to start early (she is 2.5 and just beginning to understand).  This 4 gift rule is popular with minimalists as it focuses on quality rather than on quantity. It will also help guide you during the crazy holiday season.  We have asked some amazing Canadian bloggers to contribute to our gift guide this year. First up is minimalist mama Shauna from Quentin & Co.  Here are the links for what Quentin & Co selected from the shop! Something they want: Blockitecture blocks Something...

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Holiday Advent Calendar Ideas for Toddlers

When we were young, my sister and I had an advent calendar that my mom made us out of felt. Each day we would wake up and see which felt ornament we got to place on the tree. We were so happy when the advent calendar came out on Dec 1 as it was the countdown to Santa's arrival. The anticipation would build each day and the only thing we would fight about was who got to put the ornament on the tree.  My daughter is 2 and this year we are going to start our own advent calendar tradition.  We have the Wee Gallery advent calendar  and I love the flexibility of choosing what items to put in each...

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Baggu-Why Mom's Are Going Crazy Over This Bag Brand

When you become a mom, one of the things that changes (apart from not sleeping, becoming super sensitive, hating your hubby, your boobs falling to the floor) is the bag you are carrying (or bags). You can kiss your your gorgeous designer bag goodbye to sit on your wardrobe and remind you of your single days when going out required only your wallet, lipstick and phone.  Life becomes a daily act of stuffing everything from diapers, creams, wipes, pacifiers, toys, books, swaddles into your bag. This never stops. I have a 2.5 year old and now I carry snacks, a pop up toilet, a change of clothes and tissues, so so many tissues.  I discovered Baggu when a mom friend came...

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