Timeless With A Twist

CONTEST ALERT: Forget hot toys – how about rebooting the classics? You’ll get a retro throwback, the kids’ll get exposed to some of the best toys in the last few decades – with a modern twist. Plus, enter to win a Lite Brite LED Flatscreen!

Gamut of Games

The top 10 video games for everyone in the family this holiday season. Granted, chance are you already know which ones your loved ones’ll most covet, but here’s a bunch of ideas just in case you’re looking for more inspiration.

Second Skin

CONTEST ALERT – if you’re gifting someone with a glorious, glossy piece of entertainment-related electronics, go the extra mile and score them a gorgeous removable skin from Gelaskins.com. Trust me – there is something for everyone! Can’t decide? Enter to win a $25 gift cert to get you on your (shopping) way.

Presents By The Page Part One – Nonfiction!

CONTEST ALERT: A roundup of some of the most exciting nonfiction reads this holiday season for just about everyone on your gift list. Plus a contest to win one of five copies of one of the titles I’m most excited about here!

A Little Goes A Long Way

15 fast and fun ideas under $15. Perfect for stocking stuffers, tight budgets, and mixing and matching amongst your girly gift buys. Stay tuned for two more incarnations of this post in the coming weeks!

Snowy, Sexy, Sleepy

CONTEST ALERT: find your personal sleep style with tons of amazing gift ideas at La Vie En Rose for under $50. Once you’ve picked your fave, enter to win a $50 gift card and a satin sleep mask!

Bits & Bobs

Some quick updates on what’s been happening and what’s to come on the Canadian Gift Guide + a special offer from Agent Reclaim!

One For All

A look at Canada’s coolest new online retailer, the ADFM store, with glimpses of their hugely expansive, wildly creative, and ultra exclusive line-up of products.


CONTEST ALERT: I’m all for fit & healthy gift-giving ideas, particularly for kids, hence why I’m particularly psyched to introduce you to GeoPalz: kid-friendly pedometers with a genuine incentive to get off the couch. Plus, I’m giving one lucky reader a GeoPalz to gift their favourite kid (or themselves)!

Passion For Presents

Round two of my roundup of Canada’s biggest and best bath store products. This time we’re looking at Fruits & Passion, which has seriously stolen my heart with their beautiful design as much as their glorious fragrances. Oh plus, find out how you can earn some more bonus entries into this week’s Topbox draw…

Top Of The Line

CONTEST ALERT: It’s hard to make $10 go a long way, yet somehow the beauty brainiacs over at Topbox.ca have managed to do it with their to-your-door beauty sample delivery service. Intrigued? I’ve got good news – one lucky reader is going to score a SOLD OUT December Topbox!

Star Light, Star Bright

CONTEST ALERT: Shopping for Hanukkah? Looking for a gorgeous new good luck charm? Check out Jewish jewellery design Alef Bet by Paula for a line of sparkling stunners that’ll suit any price point. Plus, you could win this gorgeous star pendant pictured above. Chag Sameach!

Creme De La Creme

If you’ve got a lady in your life with a taste for the finer things, then be sure to check out these four steals from some of your favourite designers.

Treasure Trove

CONTEST ALERT: coin collecting has never been cooler with this year’s line of new gifts from the Royal Canadian Mint. Part pop culture, part Canadiana, completely stunning. Check out my top 4 picks from the Mint’s catalogue and tell me which one you want to win!

Under The Christmas Twee

Five very cute, very sweet, very twee gift ideas for the girly gals in your life – from hand-painted bicycle bells to handcrafted miniature letter kits.