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  1. A Letter from a Friend

    October 24, 2018

    Dear Little Traveler, I’m writing to tell you how much I needed a visit to your store. I was staying at the Pheasant Run resort as a participant in The Little Berks conference on Women’s History. I love tea, so when I saw that you had a teashop, I knew Little Traveler was where I wanted to […]

  2. Top 10 Gifts for the Person Who Has Everything

    October 17, 2018

    1. Festive Stuffed Gnome Door Stop They certainly don’t have one of these. Linen Room 2. Stemmed and Stemless Wine Glasses Etched with maps of Geneva, Batavia, and St. Charles. Housewares3. Pampa Bay Serveware Elegant designs inspired by the stunning Argentinian landscape of Pampa.Gift Gallery 4. Nostalgic Boxed CandiesEach represents a favorite decade.Candy Room5. Hand-felted Historical Figures Made in Kyrgyzstan, preserving the country’s long-held tradition of […]

  3. Winter Fashion Forecast

    October 17, 2018

    We’re giving a new name to an old favorite—Pop Overs: soft acrylic shawls and ponchos that are easy care and even easier to wear. They even have a slip-through loop to give them a scarf effect.The “Ab”solution jean by Democracy is engineered to embrace who you are and enhance what you’ve got. In dark denim […]

  4. Fair Trade+ for the Holidays

    October 17, 2018

    When you buy Fair Trade, you not only get a wonderful product, you help a disadvantaged worker earn a living. Introducing timeless designs by Fair Indigo, organic cotton dresses crafted to endure years of wearing and washing with minimal shrinking, pilling, or losing shape—designed in Madison, WI and made in small fair trade workshops in […]

  5. Start off the Season on the Right Foot

    October 17, 2018

    We welcome back Cougar Boots, guaranteed waterproof and rated for sub-zero temps.Sneakers are the “it” shoe, and Taos makes some of our favorites—with premium removable footbeds for ultra comfort.Naot footwear makes a fashion splash with innovative style in boots and shoes.Birkenstock is winter-ready with wool felt Kaprun clogs and shearling-lined Happy Lamb classic Arizona sandals.

  6. Top 10 Gifts for Guys

    October 17, 2018

    This time of year, we set up a Men’s Shop in the Clothing Galleries, with a selection of sweaters, ties, socks & more that you won’t find just anywhere else. Find more great gifts for men in many other departments.1. Chicago Sports Team Car Coasters+ yard flags!Housewares2. Manly SocksSports, cars, cards, tools & golf patterns.Shoe […]

  7. Top 10 Gifts to Have on Hand for Unexpected Visitors

    October 17, 2018

    Keep a stash of these reasonably priced gifts around in case of surprise guests. They also make great host/ hostess gifts. If you end up with some leftover…oh well, then YOU get to enjoy them!1. Thymes Frasier Fir CandlesProvides fresh Christmas tree scent with a burn time up to 50 hours.Gift Gallery2. Seasonal Embroidered Guest TowelsThey’ll […]

  8. Local Love—Geneva, St. Charles & Batavia

    October 17, 2018

    Lifelong residents as well as those who love to visit recognize that there’s something special about these Fox Valley towns. That’s why our collection of products celebrating them continues to grow. Hunt around the store from Housewares to the Stationery Dept. to the Christmas Rooms and beyond for great local gifts. Also find many products […]

  9. Festive Holiday Decor

    October 17, 2018

    Give your home a festive, welcoming touch with beautiful seasonal linens & throw pillows from our Linen Room.Did you know…Our Conservatory sells a variety of artificial Christmas trees.The beautiful wreaths and swags around the store are for sale.Our floral designers in the Conservatory can make custom bows for your wreaths & swagsThe 2018 Swarovski Annual Edition OrnamentBeautifully […]

  10. Top 10 Gifts for your BFF

    October 17, 2018

    1. Chardonnay Go adult board gameFor wine lovers with no shame.Paper Department2. A Sentimental Picture Frame toRemember your good times together.Gift Gallery3. Reversible PashminaUse as a table runner or a stylish wrap.Linen Room4. Soapstone HeartsWith encouraging words. Hand-carved in Kenya.Fair Trade+ Gallery5. Lampe Berger Home Fragrance SystemPurifies the air.Linen Room6. Swarovski OrnamentTimeless crystal for an eternal […]

Little Traveler

A Letter from a Friend

Dear Little Traveler, I’m writing to tell you how much I needed a visit to your store. I was staying at the Pheasant Run resort as a participant in The Little Berks conference on Women’s History. I love tea, so when I saw that you had a teashop,...

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