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  1. Our CBD Collection is Growing

    May 20, 2019

    CBD, or cannabidiol, has become a hot trend in wellness. Although individual results from CBD usage will vary, positive benefits reported by our customers and staff include easing of inflammation, pain relief, and reduced anxiety.* At The Little Traveler, we strive to bring you the highest quality CBD products on the market. Our collection includes pain-relieving […]

  2. Summer Foodies – Cafe & Gourmet

    May 20, 2019

    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 […]

  3. Top 10 Gift Ideas for Dad

    May 20, 2019

    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 […]

  4. 5 Years of Fair Trade

    May 20, 2019

    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 […]

  5. Fashion Forecast – Summer 2019

    May 20, 2019

    Clothing Galleries Come in and see our “new” room in the Clothing Galleries. We widened a doorway by a mere four feet to open up a room and show off fashions to their full advantage. Living Coral is the “it” color for summer 2019. Pair this warm hue with crisp white or ocean shades of blue. Floral […]

  6. Proudly Made in the USA

    May 20, 2019

    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, […]

  7. 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), […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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 […]

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Introducing The Pet Palace

As we anticipate the changing colors and temperatures of autumn, you’ll see our displays changing to cozier themes. One BIG change you won’t be able to miss once you wander into our Gift Galleries at the southwest corner of our store is The Pet...

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