$5 FLAT RATE SHIPPING IN US & CANADA

The office supply closet

May 05, 2014

0 Comments


Happy Monday everyone!

Last week was a test. A big one. I brought my 3.5 year old to work.

I am lucky to be allowed to bring my child to work for half a day – if not a full eight hours. Yes! Things can get accomplished and I can keep my PTO time for a moment someone is actually sick! Here are a few things you can find in your office supply closet that entertain your kids when you need to bring them to work.

  • Paper, pencils and scissors. I call these the big three. Draw. Cut. Reiterate that you cut paper not your hair with the scissors – I always find this a good refresher for kids. Make hats. Make stars. Do origami. These three things will buy you at least 90 minutes of silence. Bonus if you can print out games and projects from websites.
  • Binder clips. These are of course great for compiling documents into large piles to give to important people but you know what else they are great for? Blanket forts! Yes. Binder clips – the larger the better – can secure the flimsiest sheet or scarf to any vertical surface for a fun hiding place. If you’re a rebel like me you will keep it up after the kids leave and play “You can’t find me!” when your boss needs something. Oh and yes, I do keep an old flat bed sheet in my office for this reason.
  • Water cooler cup. I know super enviormentally incorrect. We should all be using mugs and water bottles that say “I heart the planet”. Well, we don’t. These cups can become bowling pins in the hallway. How about stacking them and then flinging a pencil to knock them down. If you have the cone shaped ones at your office consider yourself super lucky and get ready to color trees, gnomes and little teepees.
  • Rubber bands. Make a bracelet by looping them together. Find any empty tube and make a guitar. Fling them at people as they walk by your office door.
  • Empty boxes. Oh, how I worship the empty box. All sizes welcome here. Make a car. Make a boat. Make a spaceship. There is nothing that can’t be made with a plain old box.

There you have it. Five things to use from the office supply closet to keep the kids entertained while you do work or hang in the blanket fort!

- Vanessa



Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Blog

Why We Love Meghan Markle

November 14, 2018

Americans love people with lots of spirit – individuals who are willing to push boundaries – in the best sense of the word. And, Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, has done this with her flair for fashions that really work. This is why we love her.

Read More

Dolce & Gabbana Rock

November 07, 2018

After reading about Dolce & Gabbana’s new shop at 155 Mercer Street in Manhattan’s SoHo, I decided to pay a visit to see these digs for myself. On Friday, August 17th when it was close to 90 degrees F. I took the Downtown #6 subway and got off at Spring Street (a 10-minute trip). This left me at Spring/Lafayette and from there I walked west to Mercer where I crossed the street and took a short walk to 155 – all told a fairly easy jaunt.

Read More

Fashion Week - Street Style Trends

November 04, 2018

There is something fun about watching the designer's vision on the runway. Yes, not all of the looks are practical, but it helps to bring what once were drawings and ideas to life. That part of the creative process is interesting to me. When it comes to street style, I have grown to appreciate this fashion scene.

Read More

- Size Chart -

BODYWEAR

We use Italian lingerie sizing  for our bodywear and items tend to run small.

Because of the body-hugging nature of the fabric and our body conscious fit most women prefer to wear our layering tops as under-layers. If you are inclined to wear them on their own we suggest you size up. Please email us or give us a call if you have questions about your sizing. We're happy to help you get it right.

 

MODAL TEES

Relaxed fit. Wear alone or over any of our layering tees or camisoles.

Please email us or give us a call if you have questions about your sizing. We're happy to help you get it right.

 

GOOD THINGS COME TO THOSE WHO SIGN UP

Get info on sales, promotions, and new items. Plus $10 off your first order!