2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Welcome to the 2017 Holiday Gift Guide at OneSmileyMonkey.com

Our 6th annual holiday gift guide highlighting the best gift ideas for the entire family!


The stylish GoSili coffee cup is a reusable to-go cup that is cool, functional and built to last.  A perfect holiday gift for the coffee, tea or hot chocolate drinker in your life, the GoSili cup is made from 100 percent silicone and is non-toxic and safe and microwave and dishwasher safe (you can even boil it!).

To buy: $14.95 each www.gosili.com


The Relax Aromatherapy Kit includes the perfect home or on-the-go aromatherapy solution, four 10ml bottles of 100% all-natural essential oils, Peppermint for Rejuvenation, Lavender for Stress Relief, Sweet Orange for Energy and Tea Tree for Immune Health, 100% USB powered essential oil diffuser with 3 emission settings – low, medium and high.

To buy: $29.99  Available November 14 atwww.gaiam.ca.


The NEUTROGENA Rapid Wrinkle Repair Line has been formulated to fade the look of stubborn deep wrinkles, including crow’s feet, forehead, & cheek wrinkles, brighten skin’s tone and smooth fine lines & texture.  The line includes a Serum, Moisturizer SPF 30, Moisturizer-Night, Regenerating Cream and Moisturizer- Eye. Great gift idea for a close loved one.

To buy: $25.99 and up Neutrogena.ca


The perfect gift for a book lover.  With twice as many pixels as the previous generation, Kindle Paperwhite has an improved high-resolution 300 ppi display for crisp, laser quality text.  Unlike reflective tablet and smartphone screens, Kindle Paperwhite reads like paper. Lighter than a paperback!

To buy: $139.99  Amazon.ca


Give her a minimalist, elegant watch that she will love from Jord Wooden Watches. The zebrawood and anchoring navy blue make a stunning combination. Ultra slim and stylish case.

Jord offers a selection of beautiful wooden watches for both men and women. Be sure to check out all their styles. Get a free 25% off gift code for your purchase HERE.

To buy: $234.00  Jord


The Best of Saje Deluxe Gift Set is the perfect way to celebrate her this holiday season.  Featuring a collection of diffuser blends carefully designed to support her best wellness, all season long.

To buy: $99.95 Saje



Whether she is traveling to the studio or taking her practice on the road, this Gaiam Duffle Bag will be her new go-to favourite. This bag may be compact, but it features 8 pockets total, including 2 water bottle poaches, 4 zippered pockets, an easy access inner pocket, large main compartment, and a secure yoga mat holder.

To buy :  $34.99.  Available now at:  www.gaiam.ca


The Spoken ID Bangles from Chamilia are made from eco-friendly, quality metals and feature special sentiments to inspire positivity – all in a feminine, classic style! This 14K rose gold-plated sterling silver piece features “Dream Big” engraved on its plate, as well as a hanging flower charm, making it a special gift for a special someone!

To buy: $69 Chamilia



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Step into the Marvel Universe with your favourite web-shooting superhero. The Spider-Man Sphero brings Spidey to life through motion detection, animated eyes, speech recognition, and more. Join missions, engage in friendly banter, and lots more with this expressive and perceptive superhero. The perfect holiday gift for a superhero lover in your list.

To buy: $199.99 Best Buy Canada


For the gadget lover in your home!  Saving energy starts with your thermostat. Just turn it up and down. The Nest Thermostat remembers the temperatures you like when you’re home, learns your schedule, then programs itself. And that helps save energy. With the Nest App, you can adjust the temperature at home from anywhere.

To buy: $278.00 Amazon.caAmazon.com


Alcatel A50

The Alcatel A50 brings complete customization to the everyday smartphone user. It can be purchased as a standalone device or bundled with the LightUp SNAPBAK cover so you can bring the party with you wherever you go with your own personal light show. Stay entertained with a sharp 5.2-inch HD display, clear audio for listening to music, and 4G LTE connection.

To buy: $0 on a two-year term  Telus and Videotron


Help him diffuse warm and comforting holiday memories with the aromaTree diffuser. Perfect for his office or man cave to bring the outside inside on chilly winter evenings. The modern line of wooden ultrasonic diffusers in Acasia dark wood and Beech light wood would be the perfect gift for him.

To buy: $110.95 Saje


The Hydro® 5 gift pack is a practical gift for him. The Schick Hydro® 5  hydrates throughout each shave like no other razor and features five Ultra Glide® Blades with Skin Guards helping to provide a close shave so he’s ready for whatever winter brings. Includes: Schick Hydro® 5 razor with refill cartridge, Schick Hydro® 5 refill cartridges (pack of 2), Edge® 5 Sensitive Skin shave gel and 11-in-1 multitool.

To buy: $14.97 Walmart




Baby and Toddler

The ergoPouch Sleep Suit is a safe way to keep baby warm without the need for extra blankets. You can use the Sleep Suit in the cot as a sleeping bag, then convert into legs using the zippers, making the transition from cot to pram or car an easy one. Perfect for little walkers. The 2.5 TOG Sleep Suit is designed for Winter temperatures and is made with an Organic Cotton sheeting outer layer and 100% cotton filling.

To buy: $55.99 ErgoPouch

With a bright and colorful design and large, rounded pieces, this PLAYMOBIL 1.2.3 Night Train set would make a perfect gift for toddlers. Set includes three figures, three railroad cars, railroad tracks, and other accessories. Recommended for ages 18 months and up.

To buy: $34.99 PLAYMOBIL.ca


Mealtime is messy, but kids’ clothes don’t have to be. The b.box smock bib has mealtimes covered, at home or on the go! The unique waterproof design covers all over, including legs when seated. Conveniently tucks away into its own pouch, for storage and travel. Also, great as an art smock! BPA, Phthalates and PVC free.

To buy: $18.00 bboxbaby


Perfect for ages 6 months+. No more dropped plates! The Nûby Sure Grip™ tableware is designed to be easy to use and easy to clean, while making sure food stays on the plate. The built-in suction grip easily seals to the tabletop to make self-feeding easier on both you and your child. This Nûby product is designed to help parent have LESS spills and messes.

To buy: $19.97 Walmart.ca


Ages 1+5

The GoGo! Race & Play Adventure Park is perfect for ages 1-5. The fun park includes a Ferris wheel that spins, a tumble-down carnival game and a swinging gate to strengthen motor skills. Featuring SmartPoint® technology, Gavin responds to all four SmartPoint® locations with fun sounds, phrases, three sing-along songs and six melodies.

To buy: $49.99 Vtech Kids


Fingerlings are adorable baby monkeys that are curious about the world around them. These interactive pets love to hang onto your finger, blink their eyes, turn their heads, blow kisses, swing by their tails, and talk in monkey babble! They come in a variety of colours, including white, black, pink, purple, blue and turquoise and they will be an absolute hit this holiday season.

To buy:  $39 Amazon


Perfect gift for Dragons fans! PLAYMOBIL Drago’s Ship. Kids can battle the dragon-riders’ fiercest enemy yet, Drago, as he approaches on his ship. This floating ship has everything Drago needs for his devious attempts to trap dragons. The dragon cage with lock is used to contain captured dragons, while the functioning crossbows defend against any incoming fire. Recommended ages 4-12

To buy: $59.99 PLAYMOBIL.ca

Build a world of fun with the Little Tikes Waffle Blocks Steam Train. Designed so kids can connect wide, stack high and build 3D. It’s easy for little hands to build big. Explore endless possibilities with Waffle Blocks. Made in the U.S. Little Tikes Waffle Blocks have been building imaginations since 1985. Great for ages 2+

To buy: $79.96 Indigo.ca


Exceptional quality, unsurpassed comfort, and distinctive styling have made the award-winning company pediped the fastest growing children’s footwear brand in the United States. With so many designs to choose from, for baby, toddler and big kids, a new pair of shoes would always make a wonderful gift.

To buy: $85.50 pediped


The Stuck On You Personalized Christmas Puzzle is a high quality wooden jigsaw puzzle that makes the perfect Christmas gift for someone special. With several exquisite designs to choose from, you’ll find something to suit every personality. Watch as children spend hours putting it together and tipping it out to start over again.

To buy: $22.82 Stuck On You


The Vancouver Aquarium offers five different Aquadopt Kits, which are symbolic adoptions that come with a certificate of adoption, fact booklet, collector card and plush toy. It’s a great, feel-good gift with proceeds going towards the care of the animals. They’re available for beluga whales, harbour seals, sharks, frogs and sea otters. There is also a $40 tax receipt when they are purchased.

To buy: $55 Visit the Vancouver Aquarium

Imagine your child’s face when they receive a personalized video or phone call from Santa just before Christmas. With Portable North Pole, it’s now easier than ever to spread the magic of Christmas through personalized and unique messages from Santa and his elves. With the Twenty-four Sleeps Until Santa book, specialized videos, holiday games and even phone calls – create lasting family traditions and memories you can share for years to come.

To buy:  Download App Free + Videos/Feature (Free – $13.95) + New Book ($16.95) Portable North Pole – App

The XPV Xtreme Performance RC Skateboard is an innovative, new RC vehicle designed for high levels of speed and real skateboard stunts. It comes “ready to run” and includes everything you need to start shredding right out of the box! With a top speed of 14 miles per hour this RC skateboard has the velocity you need for extreme performance. A super fun gift!

Buy it: $79.99 ToysRUs


Real Workin’ Buddies Mr. Dusty makes cleaning fun! He can Eat it Up, Sweep it Up & Dump it Out! He has personality with over 50 phrases, lights, & sounds! Works on both carpet and hardwood floors. Mr. Dusty will pick up most small toys (building bricks, toy cars, etc.) and use his Motorized mouth to help Eat Up the larger toys (up to 2” tall)! Ages 3+

Buy it: $69.99  ToysRUs


Intergalactic action awaits with the STAR WARS GALACTIC HEROES BB-8 Adventure Base! Young Jedi can choose from two modes of play: close the playset for the droid mode or open it to reveal a world of adventure. With exciting features including projectile launchers, multiple catwalks, a vehicle landing pad, a jail cell, and more, kids can have epic lightsaber battles to save the galaxy.

Buy it: $99.99 Hasbro

Ages 5+

The Marine Rescue Center from Build & Imagine allows young adventurers to develop foundational STEM skills with this magnetic building + storytelling playset that bridges left and right brain play. The Marine Rescue Center was awarded with Creative Child Magazine’s Building Toy of the Year, The National Parenting Center Seal of Approval, Parents’ Choice Gold Award, Mr. Dad’s Seal of Approval and more.

To buy: $97.39 Amazon.ca

Show off the tech genius in you with your own Project Mc2 Smart Pixel Purse. Customize the multi-color LED display with your own designs or phrases using FREE iOS and Android app. Also, comes pre-programmed with 10 animations for easy out-of-the-box play. As seen in the Emmy nominated Netflix original series, the Pixel Purse is the ultimate fashion accessory for the NOV8 agents’ next mission.

To buy: $79.99 ToysRUs.ca

The Little Tikes RC Tire Twister is the wildest tire ever – all powered by a remote controlled race car on the inside of the tire! The easy-to-steer kids’ remote control car gives kids the power to control the car forward and backward. The car can also perform back flips inside the tire to change directions and can spin the tire 360 degrees! A hit for the holiday season!

To buy: $39.99 Little Tikes


The mifold Grab-and-Go booster seat is the most advanced, compact and portable booster seat ever invented, it is more than 10x smaller than a regular child’s car booster seat and it’s just as safe! Its revolutionary compact design makes your family more mobile, and ready for anything life throws your way: school carpools, weekday outings, weekend trips and holidays or even a ride in a taxi cab!

To buy: $79.99 mifold.ca

The Cue Special Edition robot is powered by breakthrough Emotive AI, cue is a witty robot with attitude! Share your world with cue as it talks, texts, and laughs with you. Games and challenges make programming your own interactive experiences fun for any skill level. Choose your favorite avatar and explore an amazing depth of personality, expressions, and actions. A wonderful gift idea!

To buy: $199.99 makewonder.com

Dot is a clever little robot with multiple sensors and a quirky personality that powers the Do-It-Yourself projects in the new Dot Creativity Kit. Kids will learn about robotics and develop fundamental coding and problem-solving skills while having fun. Dot’s projects range from crafting, active play, to storytelling and construction. Perfect gift for the older children.

To buy: $79.99 makewonder.com


Kids can create and program their own dream pup with FURREAL MAKERS PROTO MAX. Kids can quickly program their pup’s starter personality or download the FURREAL MAKERS PROTO MAX app for a more expansive coding experience. Perfect when kids have been asking for a pet and they can’t get a real one just yet.  Plus they will learn to code in a fun way!

Tobuy: $139.99  Hasbro

Put on this deluxe helmet from THE BLACK SERIES and get ready to take flight as skilled X-Wing fighter pilot POE DAMERON. Experience battle like never before with a surround sound speaker system that amplifies X-WING and TIE FIGHTER vehicle sounds and transmits communications from loveable sidekick BB-8. With movie-accurate detail get them in the middle of the action.

Buy it: $119.99 Best Buy



A Personalized Christmas Knitted Stocking from Stuck on You is a welcome sight on Christmas morning and can be treasured for years to come. The beautiful cotton knit stockings come in a choice of two designs and are individually embroidered with the child’s name.  Get a matching set for the entire family to use again year after year.

To buy: $44.95 each Stuck On You

SuperHuman Strength’s NOURISH is formulated with high-quality vegan protein and superfoods that are integral to fulfilling all your nutritional needs, including a blend of organic greens and fruits, along with an enzyme blend and probiotic. Perfect protein powder to add to morning smoothies for the entire family. Great way to get more greens and protein in your diet.

To buy: $79.99,  code: “SmileyMonkey15” = 15% offSuperHuman Strength

Make the 12 Days of Wellness Advent Calendar from Saje a holiday’s essential. It offers you twelve days of giving, twelve days of wellness! Each day is a new surprise, from Peppermint Halo to Liquid Sunshine, there’s a little something for everyone in the family. Blended with ingredients grown natively in various global regions, this limited-edition gift celebrates the vibrancy of our diverse planet.

To buy:$109.95 Saje

A Posterjack personalized canvas print would be the perfect holiday gift for a loved one or friend. You can also give them a gift card so they can print their favourite family picture to display in there home.

Posterjack prints are high quality and affordable and there are many sizes and products available.

To buy: See pricing at Posterjack.ca

The Instant Pot is a smart Electric Pressure Cooker designed to speed up cooking by 2-6 times using up to 70% less energy and, above all, produces nutritious healthy food in a convenient and consistent fashion. Functions as a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, sauté, yogurt maker and warmer.

To buy: $129.99 Amazon.ca


AVEENO® Daily Moisturizing Body Yogurt provides an enriching experience that is good for your skin and your senses. This rich, creamy formula with ACTIVE NATURALS® Oat and nutrient-rich yogurt revitalizes dry skin and leaves it hydrated for 48 hours. For skin that is velvety soft, smooth, and healthy- looking all day. The entire AVEENO Daily Moisturizing Yogurt line is great for after bath/shower time.
To buy: $9.49-13.99 for lotions Aveeno.ca


The Original Squeeze® is a reusable squeeze food pouch with a spill-proof spout.® The spill-proof nipple spout keeps the food between the spout and your baby’s mouth, and nowhere in-between. Fill the Squeeze with homemade baby food, warm soups and wholesome purees, smoothies, yogurt and applesauce. One pouch, endless ideas and a perfect stocking stuffer!

Buy it: $14.99 each Original Squeeze

These bright and bubbly characters are designed to address baby’s sensory development at every stage, stimulating hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills. All MAM teethingfriends are made from 100% natural rubber harvested from our hevea trees, which are grown just for us in Thailand.  With a selection of cute characters to pick from, these would make wonderful stocking stuffers for baby.

Buy it: $10.99 MAM friends

A brand new, remarkably personalized story from Wonderbly. My Golden Ticket Book gives every child a unique adventure in Willy Wonka’s factory. By the end of the story, your child will discover something truly tremendous – a one-of-a-kind Wonka bar inspired by their name. (Just don’t try to eat it, it’s only a picture.)  Perfect gift for kids 5-12 years.

Buy  it: $39.99 Wonderbly


The new Baby Brezza Bottle best mimics natural breastfeeding. Which not only means optimal development for your baby, but easier transitions from breast to bottle for those who need it. In a sense, this bottle was born for your baby. The Baby Brezza Bottle was designed with features that offer you a healthy and clean feeding experience. Perfect stocking stuffer for baby.

Buy it: $8.99 Baby Brezza


The Original Fidget Cube by Antsy Labs is a versatile fidget toy featuring six different sides with multiple buttons, dials and switches so fidgeters can quietly focus while clicking, spinning, rolling and gliding their nervous energy away. Now available in Marvel and DC Comic characters.

Buy it: $19.99 Showcase


Mayka Tape instantly transforms virtually any surface into a base for construction toy bricks and figures. One side features a flexible surface with a toy block pattern that is compatible with LEGO®. The other side has a re-usable adhesive backing to allow builders to construct on nearly any object, around corners and on curved surfaces to make 3D creations.

Buy it: $12.99- $24.99 Mayka


Twist, shape and fidget freely with Tangles by ZURU! Tangles are colorful, 90-degree curved sections that link together and are able to twist and turn at each joint. Tangles connect together so that it has no beginning and no end, creating a movable art form, a puzzle, or a fidget toy the possibilities are endless!

Buy it: $4.99  Zuru


Live Clean Tropical Coconut Aromatherapy Foam Bath blends certified organic Coconut and Citrus botanicals as well as Vitamin E and Chamomile for a rich, foaming bath. They are packed with plant derived moisturizers and infused with vitamins and antioxidants. A full body ultra-moisturizing escape. The perfect stocking stuffer!

Buy it: 750 mL, suggested retail: $8.99 to $9.49 each.  Well.ca


The Schick Intuition advanced moisture razor with shea butter moisturizes and softens skin. It’s the first and only razor system that lathers, shaves and moisturizes during shaving – in one easy step – so there’s no need to use shave gel. It also features a 4-blade pivoting head to glide smoothly along the contours of legs and body.  Perfect razor to take when traveling and a great stocking stuffer!

Buy it: $10.98 Amazon.ca

Because you loved them, Live Clean Holiday Hand Soaps are back.  Vanilla Peppermint and Holly Berrey, enriched with Vitamins E and B, they hydrate and restore moisture as well as gently cleanse. A wonderful stocking stuffer idea. With holiday scents like Vanilla Peppermint Moisturizing Liquid Hand Soap and Holly Berry Moisturizing Liquid Hand Soap they will be a holiday season hit.

Buy it:500 mL, suggested retail: $4.99 – $5.9 Well.ca

A great stocking stuffer idea, waterproof and durable, the Tile Pro Series feature notable hardware upgrades including twice the bluetooth range (now up to 200 feet) and double the loudness of its predecessors, Tile Mate and Tile Slim. As always, you can use your phone to ring your things and use your Tile to ring your phone- even if it’s on silent. Help them find their stuff always!

Buy it: From $35.00  Tile


Give a gift that gives back, like the ME to WE Imani Bracelet – Water that helps give clean water to a family in need. The Imani bracelet represents your belief in the cycle of positive action. The loop of beads empowers women in Kenya as they use their traditional beading skills to earn a sustainable income, and gain the tools a community needs to help break the cycle of poverty.

To buy: $15 ME to WE



Win it: One lucky Canadian reader (18+) will win a selection of products from the Holiday Gift Guide (over $800 value!), including:

  • GoSili Coffee Cup ($27.99)
  • b.box smock bib ($18.00)
  • ergoPouch Sleep suit bag in Mint ($55.99)
  • The Nûby Sure Grip™ ($19.97)
  • Marine Rescue Center by Build & Imagine ($97.39)
  • Pair of pediped shoes (winner can pick boy or girl and size but not style). (approx $80 value)
  • $25 gift voucher from Stuck on You
  • mifold Grab and Go booster ($79.99)
  • Original Squeeze ($14.99)
  • MAM teether ($10.99)
  • Personalized My Golden Ticket Book ($39.99)
  • Baby Brezza Bottle ($8.99)
  • SuperHuman  Strength’s NOURISH ($79.99)
  • Original Fidget Cube by Antsy Labs ($19.99)
  • Mayka Tape ($12.99)
  • Tangles by Zuru ($4.99)
  • LIVE CLEAN Foam baths (All three scents) ($30 value)
  • LIVE CLEAN holiday hand soap – Holly Berry and Vanilla Peppermint ($20 value)
  • Posterjack $100 voucher code (full amount to be used in one order)
  • Portable North Pole (App+Book $35 value)

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