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  1. 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: […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. June Employee of the Month

    June 12, 2019

    Congrats to Sue – our June Employee of the Month. She goes above and beyond in everything she does. Her main duty is being a one-woman receiving department for apparel, shoes, jewelry & accessories, and our baby shop. She says her favorite part of the job is getting to be the first person in the […]

  6. Congratulations to Nancy Jones!

    May 9, 2019

    20 Years at The Little Traveler Until June 2019, Nancy was the buyer and manager of one of our biggest and most popular departments – Housewares. During Nancy’s early career, she worked her way through the executive training program at F&R Lazarus & Company, a regional department store based in Columbus Ohio (now merged with Macy’s), […]

  7. 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 […]

  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. Joe Freedom

    June 29, 2018

    If The Little Traveler has a secret weapon, it’s Joe Greenberg. He’s our behind-the-scenes guy who keeps operations running smoothly and makes us smile every day. You might also recognize him as our chief photographer, the Easter bunny, Tie-dye Santa, and Leprechaun Joe.While we celebrate the 242nd anniversary our nation’s independence, we want to honor […]

  10. A Proud and Patriotic Mother & Daughter

    May 23, 2018

    This Memorial Day, our Baby and Shoe Room associate Sara will honor a veteran close to her heart—her father, Joe Stephano. This will be her first Memorial Day without him. Joe was a member of the US Army Air Corps during World War II (before we had a separate Air Force). Sara shared this picture of a […]

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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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