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Fair Trade

  1. 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 […]

  2. Top 10 Gifts for Men

    From dads to husbands to sons, grandsons, and lifelong friends, the men in our lives are important. Let them know that with a thoughtful gift. You’ll find many great ideas in our Guy’s Gallery (in Clothing Gallery right next to the Baby Room). We asked our staff for men’s gift recommendations, and here are their […]

  3. Inside the Winding Road

    August 29, 2019

    The Little Traveler’s Fair Trade+ Gallery is about much more than bringing unique artisan goods from around the world to our Geneva store. It’s about changing lives for the better. Marla Showfer, founder of The Winding Road, one of our Fair Trade vendors, recently shared a story that we want to share with you because […]

  4. She Puts the “Inspiration” into Blossom Inspirations

    August 8, 2019

    We want to give a BIG shout out to Rosa Chang, founder and CEO of one of our most popular Fair Trade vendors, Blossom Inspirations. Because of her lifelong dedication to open water swimming as well as her dedication to creating sustainable economic opportunities for Peruvian artisans, she was asked to carry the torch for […]

  5. Fair Trade Fashion: Autumn 2019

    The most extensive selection of Fair Trade goods in Chicagoland  Fair Trade offers a path out of poverty. Above all, it gives people who would otherwise lack opportunity a chance to hone new skills and earn a living. Therefore, we’re proud to provide a marketplace for these beautiful handicrafts, apparel, agricultural goods, and jewelry. In […]

  6. Give Your Back-to-School Traditions International Flair

    July 31, 2019

    Want to have a little fun with your back-to-school traditions? Schultüte! Don’t worry, we’re not cursing at you in another language. We’re telling you about fun German back-to-school traditions. As the inventors of kindergarten (translated: “Garden of Children”), Germans make a big deal out of kids moving on from kindergarten or preschool to a real […]

  7. Have Fun While Earning Money for Your Cause

    May 20, 2019

    JULIETS: Just Us Ladies Into Eating Together & Shopping You and your besties enjoy a day out together, right? So we’ve come up with a way to make it even better. When your group of 6-15 registers with us at least one week in advance for a Monday-Friday visit, you’ll get the “Traveler treatment” and earn […]

  8. Top 10 Gift Ideas for Dad

    We know you don’t typically think of men when it comes to The Little Traveler, but as the list below shows, we’ve got plenty of treasures that men will enjoy. It’s a great opportunity to get him something he probably wouldn’t go out and buy for himself. Father’s Day is Sunday, June 16 1. Sports Team…Flags, Tervis […]

  9. 5 Years of Fair Trade

    In April, we celebrated 5 years of Fair Trade at The Little Traveler. Our collection of products made by farmers and craftspeople in socially and economically marginalized areas of the world has grown into the most extensive selection of Fair Trade goods in the Chicagoland area. Fair Trade Fashion You’ve shown us that you love Fair Trade […]

  10. Proudly Made in the USA

    Honoring Our Great Nation’s 243rd Birthday These fifteen wonderful brands are just a sampling of the American-made goodness you’ll find around The Little Traveler every day. Sterling Risers Sterling Risers are the newest sensation in Housewares. Add height and dimension to your tablescapes with these innovative stands that have interchangeable legs and decorative toppers. They’re meant to shine in the spotlight, […]

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How to Stuff a Manly Stocking

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...

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