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CAT Digger by Kettler Why settle for a regular ride-on toy when you could get this mini, functioning excavator? Kids will freak out about the 360-degree rotating seat and professional-looking levers. The five-wheel base gives it stability, and the fact that kids have to push themselves, as opposed to a motor, makes it safer for little kids. BUY NOW $110.00 Giant Giraffe by Melissa & Doug No one needs a massive stuffed giraffe but damn, do we want one. This giant four foot tall one is a statement piece, like an Eames chair or a Chanel bag. It serves no purpose, other than looking entirely badass. Buy Now $70.63 Plus Llamas by Pottery Barn Kids If llamas are more your...

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You can (and should) invest in great coffee beans, store them in an airtight container, and brew them with the best gear around

But pouring that elixir into a cheap travel mug is a great way to waste all of that money and effort. Bad mugs don’t keep hot coffee hot or cold coffee cold, leaving you with lukewarm swill. Oh, and they leak. The only thing worse than drinking bad coffee is not even having bad coffee to drink because most of it ended up on your shirt. But deciding to ditch that free mug you got for donating to NPR ten years ago is the easy part. Finding a worthy replacement, with so many brands, features, and price points available, is difficult. We reached out to Bryan Duggan, Eastern Divisional Manager for Counter Culture Coffee and coffee-loving dad, for some expert guidance....

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