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  1. 10 Staff Picks for Mother’s Day

    May 1, 2019

    Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and as you know, The Little Traveler is loaded with great gifts for Mom. But sometimes having so much selection can make it difficult to choose. To make it easier, we took a quick run through the store and asked our trusted staff members for their top recommendations. Hope […]

  2. Fizzy Magic Bath Bombs for Kids

    April 23, 2019

    Meet the Fizzy Magic FounderFizzy Magic founder Mary Westerhaus stopped by The Little Traveler to share her inspiration behind the magical bath bombs for kids. It all started when her son asked “Why not?” when he was told that bath bombs don’t have a toy at the center. Guess what—now they do.See them in action […]

  3. Reasons Behind Graduation Traditions

    April 2, 2019

    Graduation season will soon be upon us. It’s time to honor long-held graduation traditions that all started because…because…wait—why now? We were wondering the same thing, so we did a bit of internet sleuthing to answer questions about the most traditional traditions. What’s the Most Popular Graduation Gift?This one’s no mystery. Money has long been the most […]

  4. Travel Like a Pro – and Look Awesome Doing It

    March 26, 2019

    The MissionWhat if we told you that everything you need to shampoo and condition your hair, moisturize, shave, deodorize AND de-wrinkle your travel clothes is inside this compact travel wristlet? Not only that—most of it can stay tucked away without having to be dislodged for airport security screening. Don’t believe us? Scroll on down to watch […]

  5. Beautiful in More Ways than One – New Fair Trade+

    March 19, 2019

    Exploring our Fair Trade+ Gallery is always a new experience. We continuously discover vendors and products that we know you’re going to love, so our collection continues to expand. The Little Traveler now has the most extensive selection of Fair Trade goods in Chicagoland. Make sure you’re on our weekly list to be in the know […]

  6. Five Fun Flamingo Facts

    March 12, 2019

    They’re not just for lawn ornaments anymore. Fabulous pink flamingo are the “it” animal of Spring & Summer 2019.Flo the ‘mingo in our Bath Shop now has a whole flock of fine feathered friends throughout the store.We all know flamingos are uniquely beautiful, and most of us know that they get their color from pigments […]

  7. Llama-o-Rama

    March 5, 2019

    What is it about llamas that’s captured our hearts so? Is it those gentle, lushly lashed eyes? Their exotic roots from far-away lands? Or is it their take-no-guff “look at me wrong and I’ll spit” attitudes that we admire?Whatever it is, the popularity of llamas can’t be denied. They’re everywhere! For a while now, we’ve […]

  8. 10 Favorite Finds for Spring 2019

    February 20, 2019

    Our buyers have recently returned from market. Here are some of their favorite discoveries of the season:DefineMe Fragrances (in the Bath Shop)Find your perfect scent. Are you a graceful Clara, a creative Delphine, or a fresh Audry? DefineMe understands the connection between scent and emotion, so they’ve created fragrance mists, hair mists, and fragrance oils […]

  9. The Little Traveler Is the Go-To Place for…

    When we find a product line we trust and believe in—and when you tell us you love it, we go all-in so that we can provide you with the largest selection around. The Little Traveler is proud to be a top retailer for these wonderful products:Nora Fleming: We’ve Got it AllBecause you’ve shown us that […]

  10. Introducing: The Paw Place

    February 19, 2019

    Our collections of pet picture frames, coasters, mugs, notecards, doggie treats, food bowls, bandanas, etc. keep growing in popularity, so we’ve put them all together in The Paw Place display in the front room of our year-round Christmas Shop. You can still find individual pet items in other rooms, but now we have a one-stop […]

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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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