holiday gift guide

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Our 4th annual holiday gift guide highlighting the best gift ideas for the entire family!

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Gifts for Her

Weleda Arnica Collection

1. Weleda Arnica Collection

Jamberry Nail Wraps

2. Jamberry Nail Wraps

Hold & Go Slow Cooker

3. Hold & Go Slow Cooker

 Sterling Silver Angel Wing Charm

4. Sterling Silver Angel Wing Charm & Chain

Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Skin Care Package

5. Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Skin Care

Maille Gift Set

6. Maille Gift Set

TOMS Jaunt Crossbody Bag

7. TOMS Black Jaunt Crossbody Bag

Storksak Nylon Diaper Bag

8. Storksak Diaper Bag

Bellabeat Smart Jewelry -LEAF

9. Bellabeat Smart Jewelry -LEAF



  1. Weleda Arnica Collection ($10.00-24.00CDN): The collection features three new products that harness the power of organic Arnica extract, proven to soothe sore muscles and ease pain. Great gift idea for her!
  2. Jamberry Nail Wraps ($19.00CDN): Gone are the days of nails that chip and flake after only a few days! Gone are the days of the single colored manicure. Gone are the mani/pedis that take all afternoon and most of your cash too! Jamberry nail wraps arm you with style and confidence while demanding very little of your time or money.
  3. Hold & Go Slow Cooker ($49.99USD): The ultra portable Hold & Go Slow Cooker is a must have for tailgating, home gating, potlucks and family or neighborhood gatherings. The Hold & Go features an innovative handle which holds the lid so you have both hands free and won’t make a mess on your counter!
  4. Sterling Silver Angel Wing Charm on a Sterling Silver 18″ Fine Chain ($65.00USD): The Angel Wing Mini Charm is approximately 15.3mm X 8.5mm. This small charm pendant is available in 14k Yellow Gold, White Gold, Pink Gold or Sterling Silver. The perfect gift for any occasion!
  5. Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Anti-Itch Skin Care (starting at $5.47CDN): You feel that first itchy prickle and start scratching. Before you know it, you’re frantically raking at the persistent irritation beneath your skin, trying to get some relief! Whether it is itching associated with pregnancy or other skin irritations – it’s a problem that a lot of people face. The good news is that Palmer’s® Cocoa Butter Formula® has the perfect solution for dry, itchy skin.
  6. Maille Gift Set ($12.99CDN): Between family gatherings and work holiday parties, hostess gifts will eventually add up. Maille has a unique offering that will help you give generously, but remain within your budget. This holiday gift set includes Maille’s classic À L’Ancienne old style mustard, as well as a keepsake jar and wooden spoon. Available for only $12.99 in all major supermarkets this holiday season.
  7. TOMS Black Woven Texture Mix Jaunt Crossbody ($98.00CDN): With an adjustable crossbody strap, you’ve got options, including tucking the strap into the purse when you prefer to be more hands-on. With every bag you purchase, TOMS will help provide a safe birth for a mother and baby in need. One for One®.
  8. Storksak Diaper Bag ($445.00CDN + tax in leather, and $229.00CDN + tax in nylon): Perfect fusion of function and style are the result of this collaboration. Timeless looks mean this bag easily doubles as a casual tote. The bag features a metal top zip, a clean-cut nylon changing mat, and a thermos-insulated zipped pocket to hold a baby bottle.
  9. Bellabeat-Smart Wearable Jewelry: LEAF ($119-$250USD): LEAF by Bellabeat is the most beautiful way to gain control of your body and mind. It’s a smart piece of jewelry designed to track women’s health. The LEAF learns about you and provides quality insights and improvements to your daily routine to help you feel your best. By tracking your breathing, sleep, activity and monthly cycles through the LEAF app, you are able to regain control of your physical and emotional wellbeing.


Gifts for Him

Sebago Men's Lace-Up Boots

1. Sebago Men’s Boots

Power Perch

2. Power Perch

Hexbug Vex Robotics

3.Hexbug Vex Robotics

Soundfreaq Sound Rise

4. Soundfreaq Sound Rise

Sphero BB-8 Droid

5. Sphero BB-8 Droid

RFID Protected Aluminium Wallet

6. RFID Protected Aluminium Wallet

Urbanears Washable Headphones

7. Urbanears Plattan Headphones

Bento Stainless Steel Lunch Jar

8. Bento Stainless Steel Lunch Jar













  1. Sebago Men’s Lace Up Boots ($79.99CDN): At first look, this lace up boot from Sebago looks like a traditional lace up boot with detailed broguing accents on the leather upper. And sure, you could wear this to work, but this boot is made for urban adventures. Waterproof leather construction, Vibram rubber outsole for ultimate grip and durability and a comfort control footbed all stack up to make one solid boot, no matter where you may roam.
  2. Power Perch ($9.99USD for 2): The Mighty Shelf for Your Common Objects…a unique space saving shelf designed to hold electronics and other small objects. The Power Perch attaches using an existing outlet plate so it is easy to install and won’t damage walls!
  3. Hexbug Vex Robotics 4-in-1 Kit ($112.69CDN): HEXBUG VEX Robotics encourages STEM learning through hands-on play as you construct your very own jumbo-sized robot and customize its programming! The 4-in-1 Kit includes over 650 snap together pieces and seven electronic elements. Drive the robot manually with a remote control, or choose autonomous drive mode and watch the creation come to life, behaving like a real bug.
  4. Soundfreaq Sound Rise ($96.71 CDN): Sound Rise is a bedroom speaker to complement a modern lifestyle. Enjoy your favorite new song while getting ready to go out or stream a movie from your tablet while laying in bed so you don’t need to wear headphones. Sound Rise is packed with smart features and an upright design so it won’t take up valuable space on your nightstand.
  5. Sphero BB-8 App-Enabled Droid ($149.95USD): Meet BB-8 – the app-enabled Droid that’s as authentic as it is advanced. BB-8 has something unlike any other robot – an adaptive personality that changes as you play. Based on your interactions, BB-8 will show a range of expressions and even perk up when you give voice commands. Set it to patrol and watch your Droid explore autonomously, make up your own adventure and guide BB-8 yourself, or create and view holographic recordings.
  6. RFID Protected Aluminum Wallet ($19.99CDN): Sleek, rugged and stylish, the RFID Aluminum Wallet from SHARKK is the perfect wallet option for the security conscious and those with an active lifestyle.  The durable nature of the wallet combined with the RFID protection feature means that your valuables will be safe from card-scanning thieves and from the elements.
  7. Urbanears Plattan ADV Wireless Headphones ($124.99CDN): Move around freely, pick up calls and listen to music on the go without tangled cords. Hassle-free as it should be! The Plattan ADV Wireless headphone is the first Bluetooth headphone in the Urbanears line-up. It comes with a built in microphone, a swipe interface on the ear cup and it is ready for up to 14-hours solid playtime before recharging.
  8. Zojirushi Bento Stainless Steel Lunch Jar ($70.13CDN): Zojirushi’s Mr. Bento Stainless Lunch Jar in Silver is unique and functional. Stainless steel construction and vacuum insulation. Four microwaveable inner bowls and washable container. Includes a convenient carry strap for easy transport and a easy to carry bag.


Gift for the Kids

Junior Plywood Race Cars

1. Junior Plywood Race Cars

LeapFrog Epic 7"

2. LeapFrog Epic 7″

Find It! On the Farm Book

3. Find It! On the Farm Book

Write-On Wipe-Off Farm Friends Book

4. Write-On Wipe-Off Farm Friends Book

Cloud B Stay Asleep Buddies-Hedgehog

5. Cloud b Hedgehog

Tekno Robotic Puppy

6. Tekno Robotic Puppy

Go!Go! Smart Sets from VTECH

7. Go!Go! Smart Sets from VTECH

VTECH Kidizoom Smartwatch DX,

8. VTECH Kidizoom Smartwatch DX,

 Casey & Friends book series

9. Casey & Friends book series

Kawaii Panda Baseball T-shirt

10. Kawaii Panda Baseball T-shirt

Bugabo Footmuff

11. Bugabo Footmuff

Elmo Play All Day Doll

12. Elmo Play All Day Doll

Beados Glitter Starter Pack

13. Beados Gems Set

Little Live Pets

14. Little Live Pets

Star Wars Millennium Falcon Playset

15. Star Wars PlaySet

16. Easy Bake Oven

16. Easy Bake Oven




















Star Wars R2D2 Lunch Kit

17. Star Wars R2D2 Lunch Kit

Elli & Nooli Recordable Pal

18. Elli & Nooli Recordable Pal

PadiBlanket from Elli&Nooli

19. PadiBlanket from Elli&Nooli

Disney Infinity 3.0 Starter Pack

20. Disney Infinity 3.0 Starter Pack

Maplelea Charlsea Doll

21. Maplelea Charlsea Doll

The Children's Place Gift Cards

22. The Children’s Place Gift Cards
















  1. Junior Plywood Race Cars ($46.41CDN):  Get the fun rolling with this hand-held Junior Plywood Vehicle sets. The Race Car set includes an indigo and green number 9 car, a red and blue number 7 car and a yellow and orange number 5 car. Features sturdy plywood construction and frosted acrylic windows. Wide, soft plastic treads provide great traction.
  2. LeapFrog Epic 7″ Kids Table ($151.13 CDN): Discover the first tablet experience that kids can create as they play, for endless possibilities that grow with your child. Designed specifically for kids ages 3-9 years old, the LeapFrog Epic tablet offers powerful features and a one-of-a-kind world for exploration, play and learning.
  3. Find It! On The Farm by Karen Jordan ($9.99 CDN)): This new padded board book series is based on a popular Highlights Hello magazine feature (Find It) and brings the joy of Highlights™ Hidden Pictures® to the very youngest family members. Each spread features bright, simple artwork on the right-hand page with visuals of three objects from the scene on the left accompanied by a gentle, guiding narrative to read out loud and prompt interactivity.
  4. Write-On Wipe-Off Farm Friends Book ($11.00 CDN): In this reusable format, with a blister-packed Highlights-branded red-colored dry-erase marker, My First Hidden Pictures® activities can be enjoyed over and over again by the youngest fans. Throughout each book, Hidden Pictures® puzzles are paired with kid-pleasing activities that include trace-and-write, matching, rhyme time, connect-the-dots, story puzzles, and more.
  5. Cloud b Stay Asleep Hedgehog ($29.95 CDN): Cuddly, interactive plush that teaches children wen to sleep and when to wake! Using gentle melodies and glowing light reminders, children quickly distinguish between bedtime and playtime. The perfect solution for helping families develop healthy sleep routines! Recommended for ages 1-3 years.
  6. Tekno Newborn Robotic Puppy ($24.99 CDN):  TEKNO Newborns are part of a new generation of micro pet robots that are smaller, more interactive and animated than ever before. Newborns are sweet and adorable life-like robotic puppies and kitties that respond to your voice, physical gestures, lights and sounds. Great for all ages. Available at Walmart.
  7. VTech Go! Go! Smart Wheels Train Set ($49.98 CDN): Watch the train chug through the station and under the bridge, or turn the hand crank to make it ride up the conveyor belt. Your little conductor can ride the rails as they discover and explore with this toy train playset.
  8. VTech Kidizoom SmartWatch DX ($69.99 CDN): The VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX is an even smarter watch for kids with more fun games and activities. Perfect for young photographers, this durable smartwatch has more memory so kids can take tons of pictures and videos. The watch helps teach kids how to tell time by letting them choose between more than fifty 3D digital and analog displays.
  9. Casey and Friends Book Series ($19.55 CDN per book): A new series brings children interested in farming and farm equipment an educational and entertaining look at how tractors, combines and tillage equipment operate together on the farm. The Casey & Friends series uses photographs of CASE IH equipment in real farming situations with cartoon characters to explain how modern farm equipment works in a factual and fun way.
  10. Kawaii Panda Baseball T-shirt ($30.00CDN): Adorable Kawaii Panda on a lightweight baseball t-shirt. It’s simple and will pair well with anything. Hand screen printed on black and white American Apparel raglan baseball t-shirt.
  11. Bugaboo High Performance Footmuff ($175CDN+tax): The Bugaboo High Performance Footmuff provides baby with the ultimate protection from the elements. Wind, rain, and snow don’t stand a chance. The High Performance Footmuff features duck-down filling and Teflon® finished shell that is water and oil repellent, windproof, and breathable. The Footmuff is also machine washable.
  12. Playskool Play All Day Elmo ($112.00CDN): This cuddly and interactive Elmo toy has 150+ responses, plus 8 games and activities to help keep kids engaged. When playtime is over, preschoolers can cuddle with him while listening to a lullaby. Play All Day Elmo has 2 modes of play to encourage both younger and older children to have fun! In Toddler mode, young children can enjoy basic cause-and-effect play, like tickling Elmo or squeezing his nose to see how Elmo might respond. In Preschool mode, preschoolers and Elmo can take play to the next level with games and activities.
  13. Beados Gems Designer Studio: ($36.99CDN): Kids’ favourite no-mess craft just got better. You can now create jewels and pendants with Beados Gems. Just make, spray and display! Kids can use templates to create their own Beados world with beads that stick together with just a spray of water and no mess. Once dry, the beads are fused together, and kids can use the enclosed stands, connectable play pads and scene cards to display and play. All the Beados Packs connect together to create one Beados world!
  14. Little Live Pets ($15.99CDN): The Lil’ Mouse may be small but loves to explore over obstacles, tracks and the floor. Either hold them in your hand or give their back a tickle and see them scoot across the room. Ages 5+
  15. Millennium Falcon Set Playskool ($33.11CDN): Adventure awaits in a galaxy far, far away with the Galactic Heroes of Star Wars! Young Jedi can have big fun pretending to battle the Empire with the help of the Millennium Falcons crew Han Solo, Chewbacca, and R2-D2. Features include a push-activated blaster cannon, sensor dish, and ladder!
  16. Easy Bake Oven Hasbro ($39.98CDN): Become the ultimate treatmaster with your Easy-Bake Ultimate Oven. It’s simple as can be to whip up 12 tasty chocolate chip cookie bites with the delicious mix included, or get other mixes (refills sold separately) to make all kinds of treats to serve to your friends. Just mix it, bake it and enjoy it with your amazing Easy-Bake Ultimate Oven.
  17. Star Wars R2D2 Thermos Insulated Lunch Kit ($33.29CDN): This is the coolest Star Wars Lunch box on the market. It is insulated to keep your food cold and lights up with sounds and lights. Your little (or big) Star Wars Fan will love this lunch kit.
  18. Elli & Nooli Recordable Pal Owl ($35.00USD): The most comforting and loved sound for a baby is the voice of his/her parent. As every baby is different, personalize the sounds you play to your special loved one in ANY language or style of songs you choose. Whatever you choose to record (up to 20 seconds) will repeat in a loop for half an hour. Comfort your baby with the most relaxing sound- your voice.
  19. Elli & Nooli PadiBlanket 100% Organic Cotton Blanket ($27.59 USD): Two products combined in one. A Seat Pad+Blanket to fit all strollers and car seats. Easily insert seat straps through the PadiBlanket’s holes. Open the blanket’s wings, seat and buckle in your little one. The 3 blanket wings will enable you to cover your baby with one, two or three layers of light blanket according to weather condition and your baby needs.
  20. Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition Starter Pack ($74.00CDN): The all-new Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition introduces Star Wars™ to Disney Infinity, the best-selling “hybrid toy / video game” franchise of 2014, and the only game where players can experience characters from Disney, Disney•Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars and play with them together. With fully immersive Play Sets and new Toy Box Expansion Games, Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition offers a wider variety of gameplay than ever before. The Starter Pack includes the Twilight of the Republic Play Set.
  21. Maplelea Charlsea Doll ($99.99): Charlsea loves all things crafty, quirky…and colourful! Her cut-off jeans, patterned tights, yellow hairband, and home-made tie-dyed shirt show off her free spirit and fun personality. The doll and journal arrive in a beautiful, sturdy, keepsake storage box that you can use to hold Charlsea’s accessories. This premium quality doll is 46cm (18”) tall, with a soft, huggable body and eyes that open and close
  22. The Children’s Place Gift Cards (starting at $25CDN): The Children’s Place gift cards… Always the perfect fit! Kids Clothes, Baby Clothes & More. The Children’s Place is the leading kids clothes, toddlers clothes and baby clothes store in in Canada. With fresh fashions, quality materials and fun designs, it’s the affordable kids clothing brand that you can trust!

Gift for the Family

Xbox One Bundle

1. Xbox One Bundle

ASUS Transformer Book

2. ASUS Transformer

VuSee, the Universal Baby Monitor Shelf

3. Baby Monitor Shelf

Café Wall Caddy

4. Café Wall Caddy




KitchenAid mixer

5. KitchenAid Mixer

Lamep Berger Cube

6. Parfum Berger Cube

Personalized Christmas Tree Ornament

7. Personalized Christmas Tree Ornament

12 Days of Christmas Personalized Book

8. 12 Days of Christmas Personalized Book










  1. Xbox One Limited Edition Halo 5 Bundle ($549.00CDN): Go deeper into the Halo Universe with this console inspired by UNSC and Spartan technology. From its metallic blue accents and military insignias to its sound effects, this one’s for true Halo fans
  2. ASUS Transformer Book ($799.00CDN):  Incredibly thin and light, the Transformer Book Chi T300 marries laptop muscle with tablet fun in one capable and convenient device. When docked, it’s slimmer than a MacBook Air, while as a tablet it’s a barely-there 0.29 inches (7.36 millimeters) thin.
  3. VuSee, the Universal Baby Monitor Shelf ($12.99USD): This Baby Monitor Shelf was designed and developed by parents FOR parents. The angled shelf provides a bird’s eye view of the crib while keeping the cord away from the crib. It mounts using peel and stick tape so it won’t damage walls. A must for every nursery!
  4. Café Wall Caddy ($14.99USD): Keep the clutter off the counters and use the Café Wall Caddy to store and organize your k-cups on the wall. The Café Wall Caddy uses the existing outlet cover for attachment so very easy to install and won’t damage walls. The  Café Wall Caddy holds 22 k-cups.
  5. KitchenAid Artisan 5-Quart Mixer ($399.99USD): Beautiful and hard-working, this stand mixer’s strong 325-watt motor delivers the power to handle the heaviest mixtures, and mix large batches easily. The tilt-back mixer head allows for easy access to bowl and beaters. The generous 5-quart polished stainless steel bowl accommodates large batches of heavy mixtures and features an ergonomic handle that is contoured to fit the hand and makes lifting the bowl more comfortable. A real beauty!
  6. Parfum Berger Cube Scented Bouquet ($25.00 CDN): This elegant glass cube is topped by a ring and its bouquet of black sticks, which emphasise its contemporary design. The sticks, created in engineered polymer, guarantee optimal diffusion of the fragrance without discolouration in the solution. Product ready to use, filled with 125ml of fragrance.
  7. Christmas Tree Personalized Ornament ($9.99 USD): Your child will be the star of the tree with this special ornament personalized with his or her name, photo and year given. A beautiful personlized present.
  8. My 12 Days of Christmas Personalized Family Book ($34.99USD): This personalized adaptation of the classic Christmas song “The Twelve Days of Christmas” overflows with counting and seek-and-find fun! Add up to 12 names of family members to be added to the story!

stocking stuffers

Towel Charms

1. Towel Charms

Ring It! Game

2. Ring It! Game

Shark Tea Infuser

3. Shark Tea Infuser

Aromatherapy Essential Oil Gift Set

4. Aromatherapy Essential Oil Gift Set

5. Kitchen Knife Sharpener

5. Kitchen Knife Sharpener

Mr. Potato Head Darth Tater

6. Mr. Potato Head Darth Tater

PLAY-DOH Disguise Lab Minions

7. PLAY-DOH Disguise Lab Minions

SoapSox Washcloths

8. SoapSox Washcloths

Olaf Thermos Funtainer Bottle

9. Olaf Thermos Funtainer Bottle



  1. Towel Charms ($29.95USD per gift set): How many times have you walked into the bathroom and seen multiple towels on the floor and wondered, “Whose towel is whose?” Towel charms solve that problem and eliminate daily unnecessary laundry. The animal gift set is the perfect on-the-go pre-packaged gift set for kids’ birthday parties! Kids will love choosing their own favorite animal!
  2. Ring It! Game ($14.99USD): Clap and ring your way to victory! Players continuously flip their cards until a combo is found. Be the first to find the combo, clap your hands and ring the bell. Hesitation may cost you 1st place, but if you act too quickly you may make a mistake and face a penalty! Get ready for chaotic clapping followed by lots of laughter!
  3. Shark Tea Infuser ($4.19CDN): Just load Mr. Shark with loose tea leaves, perch him in your cup, and watch him relax as he does all the work! Made of pure, food grade, silicon rubber that can withstand temperatures from -22 degrees F to 450 degrees F.
  4. Pure Therapeutic Aromatherapy Essential Oil Gift Set ( $19.95CDN): The perfect introduction to the most popular and well-known essential oils. Enjoy the endless uses and possibilities! Set Includes 6/ 10 ml of Eucalyptus, Peppermint, Lemon, Lavender, Tea Tree and Sweet Orange.
  5. Etekcity Professional Kitchen Knife Sharpener ($16.99CDN): The Etekcity Knife Sharpener is equipped with two levels of edge sharpening, coarse and fine.The sharpener meets a high range of blade upkeep needs for kitchen, hunting, and fishing use.
  6. Mr. Potato Head Darth Tater ( $27.66CDN): Mr. Potato Head – Darth Tater, the Spud Lord of the Sith, is here to help your imagination run wild! Mix and match the different pieces to create all kinds of out-of-this-world looks! Dress up the potato you love as the famous Star Wars villain! You can even mix and match all the pieces to creat your own wacky character. The Mr. Potato Head – Darth Tater comes with: 1 pair of eyes 2 arms Pants with feet Mask Helmet Lightsaber™ accessory and cape
  7. Play-Doh Disguise Lab Minions ($22.98CDN): Create crazy disguises for your Minions by pressing out hilarious hairstyles and customizing with Play-Doh bananas, sirens, and other fun shapes. When you’re done, give them a haircut and start all over again. It’s about to get completely silly around here, and these Minions like it that way.
  8. Soapsox Washcloths for Kids ($14.99CDN): Give the gift of bath time fun with Soapsox! These adorable plush friends that kids can take from playtime…. to bath time! It’s 2-in-1 fun with SoapSox®, the cuddly companions you can actually take in the tub! Just add soap to the patent-pending pocket and scrub-a-dub clean! For ages Birth +
  9. Thermos 12 Ounce Olaf Funtainer Bottle ($39.00CDN): Thermos vacuum insulation technology is great for maximum temperature retention, these bottles are made of durable stainless steel interior and exterior and keep liquids cold for up to 12hrs! Cute designs including frozen!



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