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  1. Congrats on 25 Years!

    September 26, 2019

    We’re celebrating another anniversary at The Little Traveler. Celia has been with the store for twenty-five years! We’re so lucky to have her. From the beginning, it was apparent that she was a treasure. On the September day in 1994 when she interviewed with then store manager Arlene Brown and co-owner Mr. R, they hired […]

  2. Autumn Spice

    August 20, 2019

    Warm Up with Seasonal Teas The Downton Abbey movie premiered in theaters on September 20 – what better way to celebrate than with a spot of tea inspired by our favorite characters? In Plum Pudding, Royal Spice, and Ginger Mint Herb blends. By The Republic of Tea. Premium spice blends by The Republic of Tea […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. Best of the Best

    July 15, 2019

    After a second round of voting in the Daily Herald’s Reader’s Choice awards, The Little Traveler was named Best of the Best in 4 categories. The Daily Herald’s readership spans a huge geographic area, pretty much the entire Chicago suburbs, so this is kind of a big deal. Thank you to everyone who voted!Congratulations are in order […]

  5. Geneva Distillery: Staycation Destination

    July 8, 2019

    That’s right—a Geneva distillery. And it’s award-winning, to boot.When you live in or near a destination town like Geneva, IL, you don’t need to travel far to find interesting things to do. Downtown Geneva is renowned for its unique shopping and dining choices, as highlighted by local blogger Basically B. But on the other side […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. Drinks on the Patio

    We know you can’t be at our place for all of your good times, so we’ve stocked the store with great items for home entertaining. In the Conservatory Turn your backyard space into a private getaway with comfortable outdoor-living furniture in a variety of styles. Add an artistic fountain and statuary for a serene touch at all […]

  8. Summer Foodies – Cafe & Gourmet

    In the Atrium Cafe ’Tis the season for Fresh Strawberry Pie! Lucky for us, it’s one of Chef David’s specialties, so it will be available daily during the summer months, while supplies last. Our seasonal cafe menu includes classic favorites as well as new additions, like shareable hot and cold plates, new salads, new WW-friendly sandwiches, and […]

  9. 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 […]

  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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Congrats on 25 Years!

We're celebrating another anniversary at The Little Traveler. Celia has been with the store for twenty-five years! We're so lucky to have her. From the beginning, it was apparent that she was a treasure. On the September day in 1994 when she interviewed...

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