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KID PARTY: How To Deal With Loot Bags, Presents, Giving and Receiving!

Posted by sarah Lazarovic on

Once your kids reach a certain age, they start going to a lot of birthday parties. Birthday parties with loot bags and presents and all manner of sugary, awesome, Unicorned wonderment. In general, I find saying 'No Presents' for our own kiddos' parties has worked pretty well. They honestly don't seem much bothered. They get a handful of presents from family and friends and are quite happy with the homemade cards their friends lavish upon them on party day. Loot bags are another story. Kids will often (sweetly) ask me for a loot bag upon departure. It's just a thing they assume...

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My favourite things that have lasted forever and ever and ever and ever so far: coffee mug

Posted by sarah Lazarovic on

  I've used a whole bunch of different travel mugs in my day, but for the past year I abstained from all takeaway cups and used only my trusty KeepCup. This mug did not disappoint. It's light, durable, easy to clean and warm to the touch. I feel like someday we'll look back on the piles of disposable cups we used and marvel that such a practice was normalized. What I like about the KeepCup is that it's so easy to keep it my bag at all times. I've had clunky, stainless steel carafes, and they just never worked.  I...

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Welcome

Posted by sarah Lazarovic on

This is a shop for not shopping. For buying things to make you not buy things. For not buying things. For making things. For looking and clicking. I know it's a cliché to say, "buy experiences and not stuff" but a lot of clichés are true. This shop is about buying and memorializing experiences, and about repurposing old stuff, or even simply figuring out how to look at old stuff in new ways. My book, A Bunch of Pretty Things I Did Not Buy, comes out next October. It's based on a visual essay I drew and published on The...

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