Gift Ideas Inspired By Books: Mary Poppins

Thursday, December 06, 2018

I cannot tell you how pumped up I am to see Mary Poppins Returns. After reading some magazine features on the movie, I can’t stop talking about this movie! Of course both movies are based on the books by P. L. Travers.

An obvious gift here would be some movie tickets or say an iTunes gift card to buy the movie when it comes out. I know that people are all about those experience gifts right now and I feel like the experience of going to a movie may be one that is forgotten! It’s expensive for tickets and snacks that a gift card could help! And, those tickets could be accompanied by anything on the list below! 

1. Mary Poppins Boxed Set - I'm thinking about buying this book for my pre-schooler.

2. Hunter Boots

3. Burberry Umbrella - While Mary Poppins’ umbrella famously has a parrot head handle, any lady on your list will love this luxury umbrella!

4. Kite Crossbody

5. Sugar Bowl - Like the umbrella, I wanted to up the game on another memorable moment from the original movie. You know the words...Just...a...spoonful...
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Gift Ideas Inspired By Books: Thelma The Unicorn

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

This book ended up in our house the same way I discovered books growing up - from a Scholastic Book Fair! We love this book in the Smith house. As my readers know, I had a porcelain unicorn collection growing up and we used the spirit animal as inspiration for Lennon’s room decor. Thank goodness she shares my love of the glittery, horned animal.

If you haven’t read this gem, it’s about a horse that wishes she was someone else - a unicorn - but she finds out that it’s not always better to pretend your something you are not!

3. Unicorn Garden - 8-year-old me would have LOVED this.

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Gift Ideas Inspired By Books: Dragon Loves Tacos

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

I loved books as a kid. Still do. After a slow start, I was worried that my daughter wouldn’t share my love of books, but finally she’s catching on.

Given that I spent a lot of my nights with kids books, I decided that would make a good theme for my annual gift guide!

Over the course of the next few days, I’ll share some gift suggestions using inspiration from the titles of some awesome kids books.

Apologies in advance that a few skew a little girly and a lot of my suggestions are children's’ gifts, but hopefully you’ll find some inspiration!

Let’s kick things off with Dragon Loves Tacos!

Just call me a dragon because I LOVE TACOS! This popular kids book has become a popular birthday party theme and it’s awesome. At first, I was a little skeptical of this book, but then it caught on and I totally loved it. If you haven’t read it yet, the title kinda gives the plot away. Dragons love tacos. But, there is one kind of taco they don’t like. Here are my gifts inspired by Dragon Loves Tacos!

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