Pur & Simple

Consider today’s gift suggestion on the same level as a tidbit from your best gal pal – I swear by PurMinerals line of mineral powders, and so should you…and more importantly, so should the people you’re spreading the wealth (of knowledge) with!

The Great Wall

An unconventional, out-of-the-box concept is on the docket today, in the form of the Nomad Archi System. Create walls in minutes without tools – but with plenty of creativity – and spice up your friends’ offices or homes in no time.

The Lookout

Ordinary shades these are not. Today’s gift is a culinary gem, in the form of Onion Goggles, which protect your eyes from stinging and burning when chopping those dastardly garnishes.

Magic Wand

You’ve got the goods, but do you have the tools to bring out that natural beauty? Cargo Cosmetics’ amazing Magic Brush is a fantastic find for the beauty maven in your life.

Buffed & Blue

We all know blueberries are good for you – and now they’re turning up in beauty products. In a stroke of collaborative genius, Fruits & Passion has partnered with Canadian companies on ethically harvesting the blueberry and safflower oils that make their new nourishing line of blueberry products so damn rich and rewarding.

Lip Check

Spot the stylin’ superstar of the day! Beauty week continues with a look at one of Joe Fresh’s many bargain beauty buys. Their tinted lip glosses are a perfect finishing touch for any gift situation, and at $8 a pop, there’s certainly room to snag one for yourself.

Super Natural

It’s beauty week on the Canadian Gift Guide, and we’re kicking things off with organic beauty line John Masters. Put a sparkle in your besties step (or skin) with their extensive line of luxury skin, hair, body, and pet products.

Gaga for Gorilla

Lush has recently launched Gorilla Perfumes, a consumer-centric line of fragrances from a dynamic duo of beauty apothecaries. With amazing price points, intensely different scents, and a super sweet sampler set, get ready to go gaga for Gorilla!

Luggy Bugger

Got a friend going somewhere groovy? Canadian company Lug has become ubiquitous with stylish travel accessories and bags – take a peek at a few highlights for various price points and occasions.

Donkey Drinks

The snow might be thawing out, but a hot cuppa tea is always a welcome addition to your next social gathering – even if it’s just between you and the famous face that’s soaking in your tea cup, courtesy of Germany’s Donkey Products.

Round Table, Square Box

Want to spice up your next book club meeting? Bring along a stylish Lucite box of TableTopics, with over 100 conversation starters to get you to look at those 400 pages of Victorian literature in a whole new way.

Breathing Room

It’s a well-known fact that wine tastes best when it’s allowed to breathe. The problem? We’re the generation that wants our work done for us yesterday. Vinturi solves this problem with their practical and stylish approach to instant wine aeration – it works as you pour!

One Tough Cookie

Looking for an all-natural treat to bring along to your next afternoon soiree? Canadian brand Sprucewood Handmade Cookie Co. produces sinfully delicious shortbread cookies that aren’t a sin to eat – free of trans fats and made from simple, natural ingredients, get ready for your mouth to water.

Crystal Clear

Looking for a unique, artisan gift to bequeath on the entertainer, hostess, or home decor aficionado in your life? Check out the wicked awesome Polar Ice Tray with the option to create a Canuck-friendly Inukshuk ice sculpture for your next intimate dinner gathering.

It’s In Our Nature

Dreaming of the great outdoors as the great white north begins its thaw? Check out Naturebag, created by Canadian moms and ideal for tots aged 3-12.