Top 12 Open-Ended & Minimalist Gifts for a 3 year old

The toddler years are the age of “I’ll do it myself”. We love encouraging that independence and “striking while the iron is hot”, so to speak. Toddler years are the perfect time to get kids helping around the house and cleaning up for themselves. We learned the hard way when our oldest children were young…

Low Waste & Consumable Gifts People Will Actually Want

So you’re trying to find a gift for the person who has everything? Or someone who has a small home, is involved in the low waste movement, or are on their own journey towards minimalism. Maybe you are on a budget this year or just cant stand the idea of having another consumerist Christmas. Regardless…

7 Tips to Avoid Unwanted Gifts

A gift from a loved one is such lovely thing. And the people who give them to us are an even greater gift. A carefully wrapped present is often how people show their love for one another (hi! 👋 Me. Gifting is one of my Love Languages) and we should be grateful when we receive…

20 Open Ended Toys and Minimalist Gifts for a Two Year old

Christmas is coming (yikes, as if 2020 wasn’t stressful enough), and if you are like me, you have a 2 year old in your life to shop for. Or maybe you have family members asking what to “get” your kiddos. Toddlers can be difficult to entertain. They have that special toddler spirit that requires a…