ABC! Easy as 123 … Back-to-School Roundup 2023

by TLM Team on August 10, 2023 in Gift Guides,

Even though the temperature is brutally hot outside, we’ve got some cool items you’ll want to check out before going back to school.


Meyers Kitchenware

We all need to get back into the swing of fixing a healthy dinner on school nights (feed those brains). We love Meyer Kitchenware for all the staples one needs for a modern, stocked cabinet of kitchen goods. Starting the morning with their BonJour Ceramic Pour Over Coffee Maker or BonJour Maximus French Press Coffee Maker will put a pep in your step! At dinner time, use their Farberware 3 Qt. Straining Saucepan and beautiful Anolon Teakwood and Marble Cutting Board for a culinary creation that will be both filling and fulfilling. $22.29

Warby Parker Glasses

Amazing! Warby Parker’s Fall Collection features the familiar faces of creatives across various industries including Natasha Lyonne (actor), Michelle Zauner (musician & author of Crying in H Mart), Felix Mallard (actor) and Tyshawn Jones (skateboarder)! Starting at $95, this assortment features retro and electronic-inspired designs and are the perfect accessory for any fall wardrobe. This collection offers sun and optical frames in new seasonal colorways for best-sellers like the Chamberlain and Percey and additional extended sizing in styles such as the Sonia and Nadia. Starting at $95

Muck Ruck Rain Boots

Stay dry and comfortable in the Muck Chore collection, ideal for any chore or errand around city/town. These beloved classics offer rubber outsoles that are designed for all-weather for tasks in the yard or to puddle stomp around town. Whether you are in the garden, running errands, or walking the dog, you’ll enjoy these easy-on/easy-off staples for every outdoor enthusiast. New upper patterns include cute chicken prints and florals for women. $125 (prices vary by style and size)

 Kitsch Designer Hair Products at Affordable Prices

 Kitsch is committed to making high quality, elevated accessories to accompany every step of your day from the shower to the sheets. From packaging to the product itself, Kitsch eliminates excess waste and sources materials that are better for the environment and you, without compromising the quality of the products. feel confident and beautiful, no matter what life throws your way. Sustainability doesn’t have to be expensive and beauty doesn’t have to be complicated. Varies on the product. Check out for more information!

Hydro Jug

Every day, roughly 60 million plastic water bottles are thrown away. By choosing HydroJug each day, you are becoming part of the movement to stop the waste. You’re making a difference. From 24 oz to a whole gallon, Hydrojug has whatever size bottle to fit your hydration needs! And don’t forget to pair your jug with a sleeve of your choice! $19.99-$64.99

Immi Ramen

Immi reinvents the delicious Asian American foods we love with added nutrition. immi started by enriching the comforting, umami rich, and nostalgic bowl of instant ramen. immi’s goal: capture that same oh so satisfying ramen feeling with a makeover of better ingredients and crafted flavors for a more nutritious, and equally delicious bowl. Variety packs vary in price. Subscribe and save 5% when you purchase on their website!

For the Parents

Postal Pedals

Let’s start this school year with the vibrance of flowers– parents and teachers deserve them. Discover the joy of creating personalized flower arrangements with online workshops and farm-fresh cut-flower bundles from Postal Pedals delivered right to your door.  As the school year starts, make the best out of this unique service, perfect for adding a fresh and inspiring touch to study areas or surprising teachers and friends with thoughtful floral gifts. $89 – $179

Cozy Earth’s Bamboo Duvet Cover

For those looking for some quality post-study naps (not to mention, a great night’s sleep on the regular), Cozy Earth’s Bamboo Duvet Cover is the perfect addition to your bedroom vibe. Its silky smooth texture made up of 100% viscose from bamboo offers a restful night’s sleep while staying at perfect temperature. It’s the perfect fit for every bed type, making it a must-have for your stylish dorm room or parental bedroom setup. $319 (Summer Sale – $255.20)

The Boy with the Faster Brain by Peter Shankman

In the adorable picture book “The Boy with the Faster Brain,” Peter Shankman shares a powerful and heartwarming story that celebrates neurodiversity and showcases how ADHD can be a gift rather than a “disorder.” Through the adventures of young Peter, readers discover the importance of understanding and embracing their unique abilities. This empowering book is a must-read for back-to-school season with pre-school and elementary students, providing valuable lessons for children and parents to embrace their brilliance and navigate the world with confidence. $13.98 (paperback) $8.99 (kindle)


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