Babes and Books: pen&thimble Gift Guide and Giveaway! 

I love the holidays! I love being surrounded by my loved ones, eating all the comfort food, and cuddling under cozy throws by a crackling fire! But honestly, the gifting part can be a bit stressful. Is it just me?

In the event you find yourself needing some guidance while shopping for little ones, I’ve helped you out with my favorite go-to gift for little ones–a handmade goodie and a book! Because what is more comforting and cozy than gifting handmade/small business and snuggling reading a book with a loved one?

Let’s start with some cute pairings for babies. You can match colors, feeling, themes:

Poppy bib, poppy teething toy, for baby girl,hello spring book
For Baby Girl (Newborn-9mo): Bib and Teething Toy
Baby boy gift, blue gift, little blue truck, blue bib, blue teething toy
For Baby Boy Blue (Newborn – 9mo): Bandana Bib and Teething Toy


For Bilingual Baby or Toddler (6mo – 3 years+): Feeding Bib

Next up! Darling gift sets for toddlers and preschoolers:

Crown, placemat, napkins, fairy tales
For Toddler Dreamer: Crown, Placemat, and Napkins
Apple feeding bib, napkin, pen and thimble, gift set
For Toddler Foodie: Feeding Bib and Napkins
Kids infinity scarves, CPSC certified, penandthimble, toddler scarves
For Toddlers and Preschoolers: Warm Cotton Flannel Scarves


Need help finding the perfect book to complete a gift set of your own creation? Visit my friend Molly, a Barefoot Books Ambassador, and basically a childrens’ book expert! She can find anything for you, like a magic book wizard! Drop her a note on her Facebook Group: Barefoot Books By Molly Wohlk.

No matter where you start–a bib or book–you can’t go wrong! What is your favorite book to read with littles?

Three Giveaway Winners Won These Sets:

Giveaway Set One (Closeup)
Giveaway Set Two
Giveaway Set Three