View Cart
630-232-4200

Little Traveler Blog

  1. Why Winter is a GREAT Time to Come to The Little Traveler

    January 20, 2020

    During a quiet January day, we went around the store and asked our LT experts why winter is a great time to pay us a visit. Here’s what they said, followed by a list of their Top 10 reasons.   10 Good Reasons to Visit The Little Traveler in Winter: 1. Stay Warm Inside. With […]

  2. Around the House: An Artist Returns

    January 6, 2020

    When Jim Hagemann stopped in The Little Traveler just after the holidays to run a few errands, he didn’t know he’d be posing for a picture. But when he took a peek at the paintings on two of our dressing room doors and told us that he’d painted them, we couldn’t resist. He’s not sure […]

  3. Top 10 Traveler Transformations in the 2010s

    December 30, 2019

    Welcome to 2020! It’s hard to believe we’re already entering a brand new decade. Before we go charging full steam ahead into the 20s, we want to take time to reflect on the past decade. You’ve probably noticed that we’ve made a few changes around here during the past 10 years. We thought it would […]

  4. Happy Retirement to Babs

    December 18, 2019

    If you’re a Little Traveler regular, you’ll recognize this pretty lady from our Gift Galleries. On January 1, 2020, Babs officially set off on her next adventure—retirement.  Babs came to work at The Little Traveler thirteen-and-a-half years ago. But her history with our 36-room boutique goes back much further than that.  As Babs likes to […]

  5. How to Stuff a Manly Stocking

    December 13, 2019

    In the video below, Melinda from our Bath Shop shares great ideas for manly stockings. After you watch, scroll down for more information about each of the products featured in the video. All items in the stocking are $15 or less, and the stocking itself is now 30% off. Thanks, Melinda! Products Featured in Video: […]

  6. Meet Maria, Our December Employee of the Month

    December 10, 2019

    Congratulations to Maria, The Little Traveler’s employee of the month. Although her home base is our Stationery Dept., you never know where you’ll find her—Toys, Conservatory, you name it, she’s probably worked there since she’s always willing to cover wherever we need her. “There’s a nice variety in the store, and I like to get […]

  7. Meet Linda: Customer or Staff Member?

    October 24, 2019

    When you meet Linda Schamback at The Little Traveler, you could be meeting one of two versions: Linda the Little Traveler fan & shopper or Linda the Little Traveler fan & Clothing Gallery associate. Notice what’s the same about those two versions? For many years, Linda lived near our Geneva, IL store and considered The […]

  8. The Festive Gourmet

    October 16, 2019

    ’Tis the season to be busy, busy. Keep your life balanced with easy meal solutions from Stonewall Kitchen and the Zen of Slow Cooking. Add whimsy to your holiday meals with Pasta Shoppe pastas shaped like gingerbread men, snowmen, reindeer & Santa. For dessert, bake a decadent Bourbon Pumpkin Bundt Cake—just add eggs, butter & […]

  9. Our CBD Collection

    October 16, 2019

    At the request of many of our customers, The Little Traveler carries select lines of hemp derived, non psychotropic CBD products. Joining quality brands like CBD for Life, Veritas Farms, and Buddha Teas, are a variety of body care products by Soul Spring, made from hemp CBD and 100% natural, food-grade ingredients. We carry soaps, […]

  10. Top 10 Gifts that Give Back

    October 16, 2019

    1. All Fair Trade goods provide marginalized workers with fair wages and a sustainable marketplace.  Fair Trade+ Gallery 2. Fair Trade Gourd Ornament Eco-friendly and provides in- come for Peruvian artisans. Fair Trade+ Gallery 3. Duke Cannon, grooming products for hardworking men. Proceeds support veteran causes. Bath Shop 4. 4Ocean Glass Beaded Bracelet Each purchase […]

Little Traveler

Why Winter is a GREAT Time to Come to The Little Traveler

During a quiet January day, we went around the store and asked our LT experts why winter is a great time to pay us a visit. Here's what they said, followed by a list of their Top 10 reasons.   10 Good Reasons to Visit The Little Traveler in Winter:...

View Full Article