[ my registry ] / wedding

2 0 1 7 is bound to be a GREAT year at KITTSONA <3 The little gears in our brains are alllllways turning about new + exciting things we can offer + carry in our stores! We're totally pumped to start offering GIFT REGISTRIES at all of our locations! Ser-i-ous-ly! Bridal, baby, anniversary, wedding and heck, even birthday! 

If you've ever been into any of our locations you totally know the feeling of walking in and wanting one of everrrrything [ seriously, it's us everyday when we come to work! ] Let your friends + family know just what to get you by signing up for your very own My Registry! At Kittsona we love being able to offer one of a kind, exclusive and unique gifts + decor that you can't find at other stores. 

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g i v i n g | g u i d e

Valentines Day: a whole lotta l o v e + hearts all around + eating as much chocolate as you want - who could hate it?! While we definitely think you should show love + appreciation to your friends + family + significant other alllll year round; it's nice to have a day carved out just for that! 

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back [ to ] school

Is it just us or does it seem like we blinked and summer is over? It feels like we were just celebrating the school year being over yesterday and soon enough the first day of classes will be here. The thought of projects, presentations and homework leaves us dreading going back to school but there are a few positives for getting back into the school groove. Getting back into a schedule, decorating your new apartment or dorm room and picking out the best school supplies are all exciting things that we look forward to at the start of each school year. 

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Dog B L O G

It's no secret that we here at Kittsona are in LOVE with animals. Big, small, cats, dogs... we're obsessed with ALL of them. And we especially have a soft spot in our hearts for rescue animals :) If you didn't know, we team up with Circle of Friends Humane Society in Grand Forks in which we feature animals every other week to try find them forever homes! To say our passion for animals is large would be an understatement!

This weeks blog is all about our four-legged friends! We're featuring some of our favorite pet products that we carry as well as some of our very own fur babies! Enjoy all of their pictures and a question and answer session with some of them! XO

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STARS • STRIPES • SUNSHINE

Sparklers? √ CHECK.
Fireworks? √ CHECK.
Red, white and blue attire? √ CHECK.
BBQ essentials?  CHECK.

We're checking things off of our list for the upcoming holiday. Are you missing a couple things from your list? No worries! KITTSONA has you covered for red, white and blue styles + BBQ essentials [ you're on your own for sparklers and fireworks ;) ]

No matter if your 4th of July is spent soaking up the sun at the lake, BBQ'ing in your backyard or camping out watching the fireworks we have styles that will have you looking patriotic and feeling both comfortable + cute. 

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Rad Dad Gift Guide :

It's almost Father's Day, Queens! Dads are some of the hardest fellas to buy for. If you're stumped on what to get him this Father's Day no worries! We've done the work for you and put together the ultimate gift guide with must-have items that we're sure dad will l o v e ! Skip the tie this year and get him something he'll really enjoy! 

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Mother's Day [ gift guide ]

Moms are the best. While they should be celebrated all 365 days throughout the year, there's one day in particular where it's all about mom: Mother's Day! She's our lifelong cheerleader, an endless book of advice, a shoulder that we've laughed, slept and cried on and SO much more. We've put together a small gift guide of things we think any mom will L O V E.

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[h o p p y] EASTER

Easter is only a week away! We love the pastel colors, beautiful florals and family time that this holiday brings! We love to dress up and after just coming out of winter, we'll take any excuse to wear those beautiful spring pastels. We're showcasing some of our favorite Easter Sunday best looks + a few small Easter basket gift ideas, too! Read through to the end for a 'HOPPY' Easter present! 

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Queens, It's Love Day! Let's Celebrate With A Giveaway!

A day filled with love, appreciation and most importantly chocolate - who could hate it? That's right Queens, it's almost Valentine's Day! Contrary to popular belief you don't have to have a significant other in order to celebrate the day. It's a great time to get together with some of your favorite gal pals [ Galentines Day, anyone!? ] and take a break from each other's busy lives to celebrate your friendship! Or to just have a date night between you and your man [ or lady ] that you normally don't get a chance to do! It's a day to focus solely on the ones you love and celebrate that! 

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HEALTHY PLATE | Clean Slate

Your 2016 resolution may be to become a more health conscious + active you but where to start? All things health and fitness can be a bit daunting but no worries! Kittsona has tons of new cookbooks, workout journals and more to get you headed in the healthy direction for 2016! 

Eating healthy doesn't have to be boring! In fact, finding delicious recipes is key when wanting to make better food decisions in your daily life. Our stores carry cookbooks ranging from gluten-free to vegetarian and juices to desserts! We're showcasing one of our newest cookbooks: CLEAN SLATE. A cookbook and guide to resetting your health, detoxing your body and feeling your best. It focuses on eating clean to replenish, recharge and restore your body!

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impress with the B E S T : top 12 gifts

Christmas is a mere five {FIVE!} days away. EEEK! It's hard to believe, but if you're unprepared {like ourselves} it's time to kick it into high gear and finish {or start!} your gift shopping. We've prepared our list of top 12 best sellers this holiday season to make your gift giving life a little easier this Christmas! So no matter if you have to buy the last few things on your list or haven't even started crossing things off - we're sure you'll find something in our top sellers! 

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stocking stuffers :: gift guide >

Christmas? Already?! We feel ya ladies {or gents!} Time is f l y i n g! If we're being honest, we haven't even started our gift shopping yet! In the midst of baking, holiday party go'ing and still maintaing our day to day life shopping for the small things can get over looked! No matter if you need stocking stuffers or small things to give for your secret santa gift exchange, we've got you covered! Stocking stuffers for the animal lover, creative soul and everybody in between!

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F A L L 'ing for {ACCESSORIES}

You may have your fall wardrobe set but did you remember the accessories? Accessories can take an outfit to the next level which is why they shouldn't be overlooked! Living in ND + MN your fall/winter accessories not only need to be fashionable but more importantly practical. You shouldn't have to sacrifice style when choosing something to keep you warm when the temperatures drop! No fear! Kittsona is here with tons of different options of scarves, hats, mittens + more to keep you stylish and cozy this season! 

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HAPPY | HEALTHY | DELICIOUS

Learning to eat gluten-free or vegan can be tough if you're just starting out or it can be challenging finding new and delicious recipes if you're a pro at eating sans gluten or vegan. Avoiding gluten can be hard, as it seems to be everywhere and in everything! And finding options that are vegan friendly can be difficult! Whether you're gluten intolerant and suffering from celiac disease or are just trying to introduce a healthier vegan diet into your lifestyle the Artisanal Gluten-Free Cooking and Vegan cookbook are a must have for your kitchen!

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S W E E T + S T I C K Y : Fall Treats

Fall weather, fall fashion, fall treats... we could go on forever about all of the aspects of fall that we l o v e. We've highlighted our fashion faves for fall so onto the sweet part! Hello fall and hello {gourmet} caramel apples! The options are endless with this sweet treat and that's what makes it f u n. Gone are the days when just caramel would coat your favorite crisp fruit. Amp up your caramel apple with some of your favorite toppings from nuts to candy bars and more! We've come up with a few tips + tricks to make you a caramel apple pro!

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Summer Corn Soup :: Recipe

Summer means a lot of different things to people, like "wedding season" or grilling season (with the veggie kind of summer meals: corn on the cob)! This week we're combining the two, and bringing one of our favorite (and S U P E R easy!) recipes from the book The Newlywed Cookbook (which also makes THEE best wedding gift)!

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