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Graduation Gift Guide

It is officially graduation season! And with so many ceremonies able to happen in person this year, what better way to celebrate the milestone than with the perfect graduation gift?   This “Class of 2021” leather key chain is a perfect keepsake for a recent grad!    This card of 4 sparklers is great as a gift or will add some dazzle to the graduation party. This journal is designed to help you plan, experience, and record the road trip of your dreams. Give this to the college grad who wants to explore the world before starting their first job! Celebrating a milestone calls for toasting champagne! This champagne candies from Sugarfina plus some money creates the perfect gift.  ...

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Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

With most of the Neatly Nested team vaccinated, we were able to celebrate an early and socially distanced Cinco de Mayo gathering at my home! Did you know that Cinco de Mayo celebrates the Mexican army’s victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War? Today, the holiday has evolved into a day to commemorate Mexican culture and heritage. For more info about Cinco de Mayo, read here.  Our Cinco de Mayo gathering was an excellent opportunity to use some of our new products and support one of our neighbors - Loco Taqueria! Read on for inspiration as you plan your own Cinco de Mayo celebration.   For our Cinco de Mayo celebration, we used this medium-sized...

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Vendor Spotlight: Mom + Dot

One of my favorite parts of owning Neatly Nested is searching for unique items to fill the store. As a small business owner, I love to work with other small businesses by choosing them as vendors for us. In honor of Mother’s Day coming up, I wanted to highlight Mom + Dot, a local card company owned by mother and daughter Kristen and Kelsey Keith. Not only do they provide Neatly Nested with some of our best selling cards, but Kelsey is also one of our longest standing employees. I got to catch up with the mother daughter duo and ask how Mom + Dot came to be. Q: When did you guys start Mom + Dot? A: We started...

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Mother's Day Coastal Gift Guide

With summer approaching, I love to incorporate coastal decor back into my home. Not to mention, I have to have all my beach essentials ready to go! This Mother’s Day, pamper your beach-loving mom with one of our coastal gift boxes!    My favorite part of our Beachy Mama Gift Bag is the Le Beach canvas tote. With genuine leather handles stitched to heavyweight canvas, this is the perfect getaway bag! Inside the bag, we have a La Hammam navy and white striped beach towel, which is 100% cotton, making it highly absorbent and fast drying. This pairs well with the navy striped scarf hair scrunchie - a trendy option! We love Poppy & Pout’s lip balms, which are made...

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Mother's Day Gift Guide Part 2

We all know that a mother wears many hats - teacher, housekeeper, chauffeur, and chef, to name a few. Today we are going to highlight some Mother’s Day boxes with products that focus on the center of family life - the home!  Breakfast in bed is the perfect start to Mother’s Day! This box makes it easy with some fun products. “First We Brunch”, a beautifully photographed cookbook, showcases 60 recipes from the most popular breakfast restaurants in Victoria - the Brunch capital of Canada. Consider making one of the meals for Mother’s Day, or whip up an everything bagel with this mix, that has all the ingredients you need! These Good Morning Beautiful face wipes are biodegradable and compostable,...

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