Flash Post: Forget-Me-Not

A poster series titled ‘Things We Forget’ is my inspiration today – literally. Each charmingly illustrated, post-it-style poster features 70 smart and snappy affirmations to guide your day in ways big and small.

Flash Post: Mandles

I’m coining a new term today and sharing another new gift idea: manly candles with intoxicating scents. Pick one up for the guy in your life that could use a little freshening up.

Wedding Bell Bliss

CONTEST ALERT! Presenting five day-of picks that’ll bring a bright smile to the bride (and groom!) – fun little extras that’ll make the day extra special, and still have use later on. Plus, you could win a bottle of MANE TEEZE by T&M Hair Perfume!

Flash Post: Jewelry Box

A little bit Old Hollywood with a modern flare, these beautiful pieces by Quebec-based designer Sandrine Devost are affordable and amazing for gift-giving.

Teacher’s Pet

Back to school is just around the corner – in fact for some, it may have already started. Stay tuned for tons of back-to-school gift ideas over the next weeks – whether living the collegiate life, packing your favourite little one’s lunch, or in today’s case, introducing yourself to a new teacher. Typically speaking teacher … Continue reading

Flash Post: Everyday Pretty

Make everyday a little bit prettier by updating your household tools and trinkets from alice supply co. With bright and matching stripes applied to everything from your plunger to your dust pan, it’ll make those little tasks just a little easier to swallow.

Flash Post: Lucky Pennies

All that glitters truly isn’t gold, as demonstrated with these lucky (and custom) penny rings from Halifax jewelry designers COIN COIN Design & Co.

Flash Post: Pushover

Get playful with these way cute, kid-friendly (and safe) toys made in the USA. Available in dozens of fun shapes and shades, they’re a must-add to any kid’s toy box.

Mid-Year Must-Reads – Fiction Edition

CONTEST ALERT! It’s our last entry into the Mid-Year Must-Reads edition of the Canadian Gift Guide, and this time I’m highlighting some fiction you’ll flip for. From a cheerleading noir to the cliffs of Mount Everest to an overcrowded lifeboat in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, these are books you simply won’t be able to put down, or regret reading.

Flash Post: Charged Up

Charge and store your essentials in this design-savvy charging station – an amazing gift idea for the technology-obsessed and freaked alike.

Lime In Time

Drink up the last of summer with today’s colour-inspired post. All lime, all the time.

Flash Post: Steppin Out

Put your best gift-giving foot forward with a pair of these snazzy, totally on-trend loafers from The Gap. Rendered in a dozen styles to suit any woman’s wardrobe, and available at three affordable price points, you might not be able to resist snapping up a pair for yourself.

Flash Post: The View From Up Here

Does someone on your gift list have the travel bug? Let them envision themselves high in the sky with these airplane window-inspired picture frames.

Flash Post: For The Girls

COUPON ALERT! I’m giving my lovely readers 20% off at Pandora’s Makeup Box – Canada’s prettiest packaged makeup, with universally flattering shades and a good heart: they’ve just released a limited edition lip gloss with proceeds going to a charitable foundation with the mission of empowering women. Learn more inside!

Flash Post: Throwaway

Wrap up gift-giving with this beautiful chocolate mohair blanket, which can be customized to make it feel truly one-of-a-kind.