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Food & Drink

Sitting Pretty

Restaurant high chairs? Ick. So gross.

But instead of eating with your child in your lap (along with her sippy cup, food, and your pride), try the brilliant Totseat. The ingenious soft cloth contraption has easy-to-use snaps and slips over almost any chair.

Kids get strapped in, which makes it similar to a baby carrier. The difference? This device attaches to most things with four legs and a back.

And because the clever invention fits easily inside a purse or diaper bag, dinner with the little ones doesn’t mean you’ll be wearing it.

Now that’s the, er, meal ticket.


Available at Wild Child, 397 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington (781-483-3566). To see styles, go to totseat.com.

This Week in Boston

SHOP
Sleigh Bell Holiday Gift Boutique
What: More than 30 artists offer one-of-a-kind ornaments, toys, and more.
Why: Ring in the holidays.
When: Fri.-Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Wenham Museum, 132 Main St., Wenham (978-468-2377).

BARK
Dog Sled Fun Run

What: The Yankee Siberian Husky Club presents a live exhibit on the Alaskan sport.
Why: It’s a total mush.
When: Sun., 1-3 p.m.
Where: Houghton’s Pond, 840 Hillside St., Milton (617-698-1802).

CALCULATE
Give One, Get One
What:
One Laptop Per Child lets you get a machine for yourself and send one to a child in a developing nation.
Why: Doing good always computes.
When: Mon.-Nov. 26.
Where: Online at laptopgiving.org.