With so many outfits to choose from, sometimes you’re tempted to dress your baby in a sack. Which may not be such a bad idea. Assuming, of course, you’re considering Makie’s Japanese-inspired Kimono Sac. Crafted from super-soft French fleece, the one-size-fits-most-newborns item comes in white, ice blue, gray, or khaki and is a cinch to use. Simply slip your little one in, make a couple of sweet bows with the two chenille side ties, and you’re done. Inquiries on how your tot appears so effortlessly stylish are bound to come your way. But don’t let the cat out the bag just yet. Available at Joanne Rossman, 6 Birch Street, Roslindale (617-323-4301). To see styles, go to makieclothier.com. SHOP Black Friday What: Big Joe the Storyteller and Anna the Fabulous Face Painter entertain the kids while you find some great deals. Why: They’re your darkest hours. When: Fri., 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Where: Wild Child, 397 Massachusetts Ave., Arlington (781-483-3566). CREATE A Book What: Learn how to preserve family memories, mark special occasions, and just have fun together at this hands-on workshop. Why: It’s an open and shut case. When: Fri., 11 a.m-2:30 p.m. Where: Concord Museum, 200 Lexington Rd., Concord (978-369-9763). SLIDE Ice-Skating on the Frog Pond What: Grab your gear and make the perfect figure eight with the State House in the background. Why: You’re the original blade runner. When: Thru mid-Mar. Mon., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tues.-Thurs. & Sun., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Where: Boston Common, Downtown Crossing (617-635-2120).