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It's a Wrap

pucker up!

Rockabye baby, on the treetop. When the wind blows, she’ll freeze her buns off — unless she’s bundled in a Seven Smooches blanket.

Local moms Jennifer List and Stacy Waddington sew the cozy covers from cotton muslin, velour, recycled cashmere, and wool. Animal-themed blankets embellished with hand-embroidered felt critters (sheep, caterpillars, birds, snails) are inspired by classic children’s books. Astrological designs are stitched with images of constellations to mark your babe’s birth date.

With a choice of colors (boy, girl, and neutral) and sizes (mini and stroller), options are many.

And nobody’s left in the cold.


Available online at sevensmooches.com.

This Week in Chicago!

SMILE
Mark Brown Photography Promo

What: Roscoe Village pro offers sitting fees for $99 (usually $299), plus $75 off any first custom framing order.
Why: His easygoing, candid style brings smiles.
deals!When: Thru Aug. 14. By appointment.
Where: 2144 W. Roscoe St., b/t Leavitt St. & Hamilton Ave. To book, call 773-325-1133 and mention DailyCandy Kids.

TREAD
Simple Shoes Toddler Collection
What: Ecofriendly footwear brand launches its first line for the pre-K set (sizes 4-10).
Why: Toe caps protect little pedals.
When: They put their best foot forward.
Where: Select styles at Piggy Toes, 2205 N. Halsted St., at Webster Ave. (773-281-5583); 4548 N. Western Ave., b/t Wilson & Sunnyside Aves. (773-878-1122).

EAT
Kitsch’n Lunch Boxes

What: New kids’ entrees (Smuckers Uncrustables, dinosaur-shaped chicken nuggets) come in a retro-themed school lunch box.
Why: No mystery meat in sight.
When: Roscoe Village, Sun. & Mon., 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Tues. & Wed., 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Thurs.-Sat., 8:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; River North, Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Kitsch’n on Roscoe, 2005 W. Roscoe St., at Damen Ave. (773-248-7372); Kitsch’n River North, 600 W. Chicago Ave., at Larrabee St. (312-644-1500).

LOCATIONS
2205 N Halsted St
@ Webster Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
773-281-5583
2005 W Roscoe St
@ Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
773-248-7372
2144 W Roscoe St
bt Leavitt St & Hamilton Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
773-325-1133
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