Gift Guide: For the Kiddos

Yay for the first holiday gift guide of the season! And thanks to family who have been asking for was just the push I needed!

I said it last year, but I feel like the older the boys get the less "stuff" they really need. I love the idea of providing more experiences...but...I also know how fun it is to unwrap gifts on Christmas morning! So here are my top ideas!

Jersey Lined Windbuster Jacket: For days when it's cold out but not snowing!

Kiwi Crate: Ethan's best friend has this subscription service and loves it! It's definitely on Ethan's list this year!

Mega Crystal Growing Lab: Another fun "project" for our little scientists!

Play Wallet: Wyatt wants a wallet like the one we got Ethan for his birthday. Love that this one comes with play money too!

This is How We Do it Book: Adorable for a 4, almost 5, year old!

Magic Tree House Box Set: These books come highly recommended for early readers. Check out those reviews! Ethan will love the "Night of the Ninjas" book!

Preschool Math Book: So Wyatt can do his "homework" with his big brother!

Colossal Crash Track: Another hot ticket item on the boys wishlist!

Dino Balaclava: For those freezing cold mornings!

Kids Digital Camera: The boys got disposable cameras over the summer to take pictures of their summer vacation, but printing the photos...well, we haven't exactly gotten around to it! Love the idea of a digital camera that they can explore with!

Happy shopping!

xo natasha

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Schue Casa: The Front Sitting Room Mood Board

The last time we talked about this room, I was planning for it to be a formal dining room. Since we've now lived here for over a year, we have a much better understanding of how we use each room. The front room is currently set up with our old sectionals {see it here!} and even though it's not super ideal looking, it's proven to be very functional for our family! We love drinking coffee there in the morning, reading a book in the afternoon or having a glass of wine with company in the evening. It's got a great view of trees and mountains and it's a nice room to escape to! 

I've been searching high and love for a couch and accent chairs that will be both attractive and comfortable. We LOVED our olds sectional from Macy' fact, we have a smaller version in our upstairs media room. The back is supportive and it's great for lounging/watching movies. I am probably crazy for wanting a white couch but since I'm *hoping* this will be more of an adult space, I am thinking it will be ok. This is another white couch that is crazy inexpensive!

I've also been on the hunt for accent chairs...and while I wanted something more structural, I'm not sure that the lack of comfort will be worth it. Some of the accent chairs I've been looking at...this, this and this! However, I love the height on the ones above and how comfy they look to curl up in.

Last, the rug looks like a dramatic choice but I keep reading how it's gorgeous and versatile it is for most any room. I don't think it's as bold in person, but it will definitely add warmth to the room.

Now to save and start chipping away!

xo natasha