Lilleputt Studio

Friends and family are having a lot of babies lately, which means MP needs to come up with a thoughtful gift or two. Thankfully, she needn’t look any further than Portland’s Lilleputt Studio. Designer Annika Schmidt makes beautiful textiles for little ones. MP loves her brightly colored bibs, infant smocks, and handmade pillows for the nursery.

Handmade Easter Gifts

Since we’ve been away, MP is a little bit behind on everything, especially her Easter shopping. She likes to put some candy in the kids’ baskets, but small gifts are always fun and memorable. This sweet mouse from Laika Handknits is just the right size for little hands:

Another Reason to Love Maine’s Prettiest Village

We were fans of Rock, Paper, Scissors in Wiscasset (aka Maine’s prettiest village) before the Cute Potatoes arrived. Now, we love RPS even more for the unique toys, books, games and gift ideas the store offers. On a recent trip, we spotted brightly colored Tubtrugs bins—perfect for playroom storage or in the garage. And we picked up a beautifully illustrated …