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Find of the Month: Hey Bébé!

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This month’s find has year-round appeal, after all, there’s one born every minute! The Bébé line of products from Canadian retailer Fruits & Passion combines practical considerations – organic, sulphate-free, low fragrance – with the uber cute and extra uber affordable, making this a fantastic gift pick for those endless baby shower invites.

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Little Monsters

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Oh-so-squeezable and misunderstood, Toronto-based Monster Factory is out to prove their plushies are among the best choices for tots and adults alike.

Best In Bistro

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It started with a toaster…got a pal with a gutsy approach to their kitchen decor? Check out Bodum’s sleek, super cheerful line of kitchenware – from appliances and accessories to gadgets and gizmos.

Island Paradise

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Granola not cutting it for you? Check out Canadian-made Denman Island Chocolate for a slice of pure chocolately heaven, perfect as a treat for yourself…or a lucky friend in your life.

Gourmet Goddess

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Get girlicious with Canadian-made superfood snacks from Girlnola. Healthy benefits, sweet rewards, and an affordable price point make this a special treat for every gal (or guy!) in your life.

Leather Goods

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I confess, today’s retailer isn’t Canadian, but I did first encounter them in Canada…and it’s been a lusty leather love affair with their products ever since. Be prepared to be dazzled by their explosive colours, so-smooth-you-can-see-it materials, and innovative designs!

Housewarming Hunt

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On the hunt for a perfect housewarming package? Check out Potiron.ca, an affordable source for of-the-moment home accessories and furniture. Jump inside the post for a glimpse of a gift package I crafted for under $50!

Double Dippin’

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Looking for a cheap & dirty gift to bring along to your next night out? Debi Does Dips is your worry-free potluck pal and hostess gift guru, based right here in Canada.

Last Minute Lover

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Be a prince this Valentine’s Day and make like a frog to your nearest mall for some quick fixes to V-Day gift-giving dilemmas.

Navy Gap Republic

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Well it’s about time…and while this isn’t exactly new news, it’s certainly exciting enough to warrant a post about how Old Navy, The Gap, and Banana Republic have finally opened up extensive, easy-to-navigate online shopping portals to wile your hours away.

Pop Goes The…

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Here’s one less thing to stress about – the perfect stress-relieving gag gifts for your coworkers. Office Playground features tons of innovative, hilarious, affordable desk toys to share with your fave employees, clients, suppliers, and friends.

Fash Films

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We’re on the cusp of fashion week! So get inspired with these homages to the fashion industry with this week’s Quick Picks – five fabulous flashy fash films.