Back-to-School Checklist (for home or classroom)

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By now you’ve probably received the memo from your kid’s school as to whether they’re returning to the classroom or staying in the kitchen for more online learning. Either way, it’s time to start getting in gear for the new school year.

We’ve got tips for helping kids keep a positive outlook PLUS an extra-special back-to-school checklist.

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Virtual Playdates That Work for Kids (and Moms)

Virtual Playdates That WOrk

After a summer of social distancing, we’re starting thinking about back-to-class. This usually means looking to reconnect our kids with their classmates and other friends. Pizza parties and camp meet-ups not an option this summer? No worries! We’ve got ideas for virtual playdates both kids and parents can enjoy.

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7 Summer Reading Tips + Free Bookmarks

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Summer reading programs are more important than ever this year. Experts say that the challenges of coronavirus and online learning mean kids may return to school this fall with only 70% of the reading gains achieved in typical school years.* We’ve got tips to help kids (and parents) stay on track.

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Indoor Gardening: 7 Tips for Successful Growing

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Few things are as satisfying as growing your own food. And you don’t need a lot of outdoor space to be successful. Read on to learn about the benefits and basics of indoor gardening. In no time, you’ll be enjoying the fresh (and delicious) results.

Visit our Celebrate Summer shop for finds that help make staycations feel like vacations!

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Virtual Graduation Tips

Congratulations Class of 2020

After a history-making spring, graduation looks different for many members of the class of 2020. You can still create the meaningful, memorable celebration your child deserves. Whether you’re marking your student’s completion of college, high school or even middle or elementary school, make it matter. From ceremony to diploma to party, we’ve got virtual graduation ideas for you.

Visit our Celebrate Summer shop to help make the most of a stay-at-home season.

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Small Business Spotlight

Small Business Spotlight

Having started just ten years ago as a ten-person Seattle start-up, Zulily knows and loves small local businesses. In the last decade, we’ve helped many companies grow up along with us. This spring, Zulily, in partnership with our sister brands QVC and HSN and the National Retail Federation Foundation, is working to lend a helping hand to small business owners facing unprecedented challenges. The Small Business Spotlight project enables us to showcase some of America’s finest small businesses.

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