“which way you ought to go depends on where you want to get to…” — one of my favorite ‘Alice in Wonderland’ quotes ❤️
I know this adorably Sally dress, reversible tote and make up pouch will have one amazing actress going places! 👊🏻 Dream big M!
Given that march is my birthday month, this post seems rather fitting at the moment. 😉
With multiple kids, I have come to realize that there are always birthday party 🎈invitations sprawled all over my kitchen counter. If they aren’t on my counters, they are stuffed into the drawers or glued to the fridge. 🙈 During the school year, the flow of party invitations never ebbs.
I often feel like a birthday Grinch, when my kids look at me with pleading eyes “can we go to this one?? PLEASE?!” More often than not, I have to be the bearer of bad news. Am I the only evil 😈 parent out there that can’t squeeze all the birthday invitations into our busy family schedule? 😱 🤔
I make an effort. I especially will make an effort for our close friends and those my kids have known for a few years. 💙
If we do get a chance to go to a party, we take our gift giving very seriously around here. More often than not my kids have a very specific idea of what their friends like. They spend their lunch hour at school weeks prior (make that MONTHS. I know, because I get to hear it every day 😂!) party planning into the last detail. In the event that we don’t come up with any meaningful, I try to at least bring along a useful gift. 😬😉
After several conversations with my fellow moms, I have started gifting 🎁 the reversible totes with a matching snack bag or one of our favorite books to make it something that can be used for quite some time.
Pictured here: an avenger tote paired with an avenger snack bag for an avenger themed birthday party. 😂 I figured we can’t go wrong.
Pictured here: my daughter’s friend’s favorite color is purple. MY daughter’s favorite print at the moment is this unicorn. So, we paired it with one of our all-time favorite books: Rosie Revere Engineer. ❤️👊🏻
If you know someone who can’t decide who or what they love the most that day (where are my toddler mamas?), pick two of their favorite characters!
Customizable to any size, age or need, these totes will be a hit with any birthday kid. Spruce it up with a book, a snack bag packed with some delicious goodies or just wrap a bow 🎁 around it. Trust me on this one. 😉
Happy Birthday!!! 🎂
in past years, I have splurged on expensive, personalized boutique 🎃 Halloween bags for my kiddos. i am a sucker for having something unique and really appreciate good quality items. especially, since despite the once-a-year holiday, these bags get a LOT of use in our house. whether it is through pretend play or to carry the 1,000,000 cars we own from one room to the other, somehow the Halloween trick or treat bags are used constantly.
unfortunately, the last one I purchased two years ago broke rather quickly! 😳😢 ever since, i’ve been dragging my feet on buying one for child #3, because in all honesty, paying top dollar with three kids adds up soooo quickly 😬….. until I realized this year that our reversible tote bags in a Halloween print are the perfect trick or treat bag. seriously! 👊🏻
they withstand all the rough playing in our house. they have survived all of our library trips and long car rides (I toss them over the head rest to hold extra knick knacks). the short handles allow even toddlers to carry their own “treasures” 🍫🍭🍬 without being dragged on the ground. most importantly, the size of the bag doesn’t become overwhelming for little ones.
as soon as I pulled out my Halloween prints to get to work on my niece and my youngest’ bags, my big kids came running and begging me for one too.😂
if you’re still looking for a durable, unique trick or treat bag, there’s plenty of time left to shoot me a message.
Happy trick or treating! 🎃