Flash Post: You Glow Girl

Don some frightful fingertips with American Apparel’s line-up of light-up nail polishes as a festive nod to Halloween!

Best In Show

CONTEST ALERT! Today I’ve got five award-winning ideas on the docket, just in time to get you inspired for holiday season shopping. Plus you could win a prize package of three ace items for yourself!

Flash Post: The Magic Touch

Looking for a magical gift to bestow on a loved one this Halloween week (or during the pending holiday season?) Look no further than this massive, impressive, limited-edition gift set of all eight Harry Potter films!

Flash Post: Sight Unseen

You might look at today’s gift idea and ask why I’m featuring a pile of books. What I’m actually featuring is the thing holding up said pile – Paul Cocksedge’s incredibly simply solution to invisibly displaying your favourite titles.

Flash Post: Quite Frankly

If you’re looking at the image above and having a child-of-the-90s meltdown, let me join you in slack-jawed amazement. Lisa Frank, illustrator of insanely psychedelic rainbow animals, has released a limited edition throwback collection, available now at Urban Outfitters!

On Roses

Part two of my ongoing series of gift ideas related to the classic song, My Favourite Things. Today’s list? On Roses – gift ideas inspired by that which we call a rose.

Flash Post: Hopeful Dreams

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is still in full effect – so allow me to present yet another gift in support of a truly fantastic cause: La Vie En Rose’s limited-edition PJs, with $15 of every sale going to the Roses of Hope Foundation.

Baby Love

CONTEST ALERT: Newbie and seasoned parents alike will flip for ONS GEAR’s line of innovative products designed for parents & kids alike, by those in the new: fellow parents! Check out five family-friendly gift ideas inside + find out how you could win a Sticky Bellies gift set!

Flash Post: Dot C A

Confused by the title of this post and the picture you see up above? I’ll give you a hint: the world’s most renowned luxury beauty store has unleashed a very special gift for Canadians, just in time for the holidays…

Tricky Treats

Forget the tricks and go straight for the treats with these festive Halloween gift ideas!

Flash Post: No Pressure

Wind down with these unique acupressure mats from North American company Spoonk. Spend just half an hour a day perched atop thousands of body-stimulating points can help you feel more balanced, energized, and stress-free.

Flash Post: Plant By Numbers

Give the gift that gives back to the planet – fun grow kits that go beyond herbs and flowers, and jump straight into massive trees and exotic plants!

Foodie Fridays: Karma Chow

CONTEST ALERT! It’s been awhile since I’ve done a Foodie Friday post but I’m pleased to be rolling one out today as part of my ongoing series of posts promoting a healthy, plant-based diet. Today’s title? Melissa Costello’s ‘Karma Chow’ + you could win 1 of 5 copies for yourself!

Flash Post: Rubber Soul

Give your hands a colour shot with these eye-catching rubber rings inlaid with real sparkly diamonds.

Book Report: The Casual Vacancy

CONTEST ALERT! Presenting a new feature on the Canadian Gift Guide! Book Reports on the buzziest books of the year – where instead of giving you a straight up review, I’ll answer the five questions probably bouncing around in your head about these super-selling titles. Starting with? What else – JK Rowling’s hotly anticipated debut adult novel, The Casual Vacancy.