Here are our favorite links from around the web this week. We hope you like them too.
Our 2014 holiday gift guide is here filled with more than 200 gift ideas for everyone on your list, plenty of discount codes, and a huge giveaway. We hope it helps! (Find those personalized Christmas plates for kids right here.)
The most beautiful Advent calendars to help you start the countdown.
Still focused on Thanksgiving? Bookmark these 4 Thanksgiving cooking hotlines that can help.
Start loading up the tablet for road trips, starting with this excellent, brand new Toca Boca app.
New to the Cool Mom Picks Indie Shop: Fantastic, affordable jewelry that makes a great gift.
We love this easy Thanksgiving DIY kids finger puppet. Who wants a leg? (Ha.)
Don’t want to have visitors right after having a baby? You’re not alone.
Great chapter book ideas for kids–especially boys.
@HiddenGemofNYC: Wonderful Instagram account if you live in NYC or plan to visit
How to turn your princess obsessed daughter into a feminist. Very funny. (Although ours are both!)
Game of Thrones gets a panel at the Met. Ooh, high culture, John Snow.
How Emily Meyer of Tea Collection finds her inspiration. We love her.
Movie titles with one letter removed. Can you guess this one?
One toy not to buy your kids for Christmas.
Guess the most popular Starbucks seasonal drink. (No thanks to us, though.)
A collection of hilarious reusable grocery bags.
Congrats to our friend Joe of the Okee Dokee Brothers on his wedding this week. Alison? You’re a lucky gal.
Pinterest Board of the Week: Tons of fun, free ideas on Jane Pickrill’s Printables board.