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  1. 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 […]

  2. 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), […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. Fair Trade Federation Conference

    April 25, 2018

    Every year, our Fair Trade buyer, Annette Shamloo, attends the Fair Trade Federation Conference. In March 2018, the conference was held in Westminster, Colorado. Even though our Fair Trade+ Gallery is only four years old, The Little Traveler has become known in Fair Trade circles, giving Annette the opportunity to network with and learn from […]

  8. Pacific Crest Trailblazing

    March 27, 2018

    One of our very own is truly living up to the “Little Traveler” name. Ellen Murphy—you might recognize her bright smile from our Christmas Rooms and Fair Trade Gallery—is heading out in a few short days to hike the Pacific Crest Trail from the border of Mexico all the way to Canada. That’s 2,650 miles! […]

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Mid-Century Modern Design Accents

Mid-Century Modern is a hot buzzword in home design right now. But what is it exactly? Let's step back in time to find out. In the middle decades of the twentieth century, clean lines and geometric shapes combined into a simple style that eventually...

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