Our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Welcome to the 2018 Holiday Gift Guide at OneSmileyMonkey.com

Our 7th annual holiday gift guide highlighting the best gift ideas for the entire family!


Holiday Gift Guide 2018

The Bambino Plus (BES500) is the newest addition to Breville’s café quality espresso machines. Breville has designed the Bambino Plus to respect the four key elements, essential for achieving café quality coffee and it perfectly suits the coffee enthusiast who is tight on space but isn’t looking to compromise on high-quality café coffee, plus, don’t we all NEED our coffee?

Buy it: $699.99 Breville.ca



Holiday Gift Guide 2018

The “instax SQUARE SQ20” (SQ20) allows users to enjoy on-the-spot photo printing. The SQ20 has added a new feature of “Motion Mode” which can print the best moment of moving subjects easily for enjoying dynamic photos, in addition to the characteristic features of image editing and processing. A great gift for any photography lover in your family.

Buy it:  $369.99 Available at Holt Renfrew



Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Make time keeping supremely dazzling when you decorate her wrist with Michael Kors women’s chronograph watch. Featuring a gorgeous array of faceted clear stones, a luminous finish and a single press closure, this unique watch keeps her looking polished and refined as she enjoys all the day has to offer.

Buy it: $154.67 Amazon.ca



Holiday Gift Guide 2018

The MARNUR shiatsu foot massager comes with 3 Different Modes, deep kneading foot massager, rotating foot massager, shiatsu mode. This massager works wonders for foot pain relief and relieve aches, knots and muscle tension. A great gift for her.

Buy it: $139.99 Amazon.ca




Holiday Gift Guide

Take the stress away from grocery shopping and meal prepping with a Fresh Prep gift card. Fresh Prep will shop, chop, and deliver fresh recipe ingredients directly to your home in a cooler box. She’ll receive just the right amount of every ingredient along with simple instructions to cook a delicious meal in under 30 minutes. Prepared ingredients mean zero prep required and fewer dishes to clean up. 

Buy it: Gift Card at Fresh Prep (Use code INFOSM18 for $33 off your first order)






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Holiday Gift Guide 2018

For the gadget lover in your home!  Powerful and portable, the Roku Streaming Stick + gives the gift of entertainment on-the-go all in a powerful stick. Connect feature lets you connect to wireless networks that only require a browser login, so you can binge-away. Choose your favourite program with the included point-anywhere remote, or just use the Roku app on your smartphone to control the action.

Buy it: $89.99 Roku 



Holiday Gift Guide 2018

The Amazon Echo (2nd generation) connects to Alexa—a cloud-based voice service—to play music, make calls, set alarms and timers, ask questions, check your calendar, weather, traffic, and sports scores, manage to-do and shopping lists, control smart home devices, and more—instantly. A huge time saver to help him stay organized and on top of his day!

Buy it: $129.99 Amazon.ca



Holiday Gift Guide 2018

The Fitbit Versa is a lightweight, water-resistant smartwatch that empowers him to reach health and fitness goals with actionable insights, personalized guidance, on-screen workouts and more. Help him run his day with notifications, quick replies, apps, music and 4+ day battery life (varies with use and other factors). 

Buy it: $249.95 Amazon.ca



The perfect gift for a book lover. The newest, thinnest, lightest Kindle Paperwhite yet, with a flush-front design and 300 ppi glare-free display that reads like real paper even in bright sunlight. Now waterproof, so she is free to read and relax at the beach, by the pool, or in the bath. Released Nov 7, 2018.

Buy it: $139.99  Amazon.ca







Baby and Toddler

Holiday Gift Guide 2018An “AVEENO® BABY® and JOHNSON’S®  Baby basket would make the perfect gift for baby, with products like the AVEENO® BABY® Soothing Relief Creamy Wash, the JOHNSON’S®COTTON TOUCH™ Wash & Shampoo and similar products to help keep baby’s skin soft and moisturized during and after bathtime. Look for the full line of AVEENO® BABY® and JOHNSON’S®  Baby products for more ideas.
Buy it: Your local retailer, Shoppersdrugmart.ca
Holiday Gift Guide 2018Give your toddler the power of creative play with the My First Crayola mess-free touch-lights! the sealed gel surface is safe for doodling with fingers, and the built-in hang grips make it easy to grasp and carry – perfect for mess-free, Portable play. This self-contained gel tablet includes exciting coloured lights and sounds too!
Buy it: $26.95 Amazon.ca
Holiday Gift Guide 2018
The Melissa & Doug Shape Sorting Cube is the ultimate shape sorter. It features 12 chunky, vibrantly coloured shapes that make a satisfying “clunk” as they drop into the natural-finish hardwood cube. Then open the lid, take them out and start all over again! A classic educational toy for toddlers.
Buy it: $17.99 Amazon.ca


Holiday Gift Guide 2018

On the road, on the rails, by sea or by air, imaginations travel far and wide with this extra-thick Melisa & Dog Vehicles Wooden Puzzle. Featuring nine easy-grasp, chunky vehicle pieces that can stand upright for pretend play. Each vehicle has a full-colour, matching picture underneath. Encourages hand-eye, fine motor and creative expression skills.

Buy it: $12.95 Amazon.ca



Ages 3+

Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Ready2Robot Packs are the only collectibles line for boys that lets you build, mix & match your own custom ‘Bots, and battle your friends in a robot-brawl inside the fighting arena, plus each bot comes with colourful slime.  If your child loves robots and slime, a couple of these sets would be great holiday gifts. 

Buy it: $25.99 Amazon.ca




Holiday Gift Guide 2018Kids can patrol the streets of Gotham City with the new HERODRIVE Batman Racer! Bring the racer to life by pushing the Batman logo to activate lights and theme music! Push the logo twice to send the racer flying at full speed with Batman’s cape following behind. Convert the vehicle into race mode by moving the windshield forward to make the wings pop out!

Buy it: $29.99 ToysRUs,  Amazon.com



Holiday Gift Guide 2018

The funny Sunny Bunnies are now available as talkative plush characters! Big Boo, Shiny, Iris, Turbo, and Hopper each blabber beyond belief! Press the bunny’s belly to hear them make unique and silly sounds. These chatterboxes are ready for fun and excitement! Collect them all to have the biggest Bunny Blabber party! Super cute for your little stuffed animal lover.

Buy it: $12.94 ToysRUs, Amazon.com



Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Kids ages 3 and up will love pretending to jump into battle alongside the Avengers! Activate the toy’s fun electronic lights by lifting the Iron Man mask. Trigger trap doors to drop the Hulk action figure into his gamma chamber Place the Iron Man toy on his vehicle and launch him down the adjustable ramp for fun jumping action! So much fun!

Buy it: $89.99 Amazon.ca 



Ages 4+

Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Crate Creatures Surprises are fun stuffed friends that come in a little crate box. Break into the crate to unbox a new beast friend. You can pull their tongues for monstrously fun sounds and gross noises. Record and playback phrases then put them back in their crate and unleash them over and over. Lots and lots of fun! 

Buy it: $49.97 Amazon.ca



Holiday Gift Guide 2018

A great family friendly game or the holidays! Sure to be a hit. One egg, one rubber chicken and one exploding hen house! Roll the dice and then press on the chicken’s chest the number of times shown on the dice. You’ll hear a funny “SQUAWK” – if she doesn’t lay an egg, then it is the next player’s turn, but if the hen house opens, she’ll lay an egg that you get to crack open. 

Buy it: $29.99 Amazon.ca



Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Pump up the action, the Little Tikes Air Charger 3-N-1 Stunt Loop Set allows kids to control the power of their jumps, stunts and crashes. Air chargers is the only vehicle play system where you decide how fast, how far and how high! So much fun! A wonderful holiday gift for any car-loving child

Buy it: $77.81 Amazon.ca 




Holiday Gift Guide 2018

It’s game night at the NHL Take Along Arena. Designed in a convenient take-along case, this set is perfect for on-the-go fun. Simply fold down the front panel to reveal an exciting hockey game. Players can get ready for the game in the locker room area, which also provides room to store all your hockey gear. Great gift idea.

Buy it: $44.97 Amazon.ca



Holiday Gift Guide 2018

The new Star Wars Ultimate Co-pilot Chewie Interactive Plush Toy, brought to life by the furReal brand, features 100+ sound-and- motion combinations, responds in the Wookiee language, and reacts whenever he’s in motion – sometimes in surprising ways! So  much fun for children 4+ and Star Wars lovers everywhere.

Buy it: $149.99 Amazon.ca



Holiday Gift Guide 2018

This popular 4×4 offroad LEGO truck building set for 5-12-year-olds features a police 4×4 toy truck with minifigure cab and net shooter, police motocross bike, crook’s 4×4 toy truck with loot space in the back and a rockslide element with boulder release function. Includes 3 minifigures. Perfect for LEGO lovers in your life. 

Buy it: $49.99 LEGO



2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Use the scooter to tow LEGO® Friends Emma’s Art Stand wherever you like with this cool toy for kids. It has double windows that open as a sales hatch, various artwork tiles, a cash register, Heartlake City Park map and a bed for Emma’s cat. Includes a mini-doll figure plus cat figure. A holiday gift hit!

Buy it: $24.99 LEGO




Ages 8+

Holiday Gift Guide 2018

VEX Robotics Offroad Truck by HEXBUG allows kids to experience accurate steering, real-working suspension, and a world of build possibilities. Compatible with the VEX IQ platform, this snap-together kit comes with an Alternate Build, the Dune Buggy. Once kids have constructed both designs, they can challenge their engineering skillset and create their own! So much fun! Ages 8+

Buy it: $89.99 Amazon.ca



Holiday Gift Guide 2018

The Beyblade Burst Evolution Ultimate Tournament Collection Tops and Beystadium, it includes everything Bladers need to compete in their own tournament  Battle in the same Beystadium used at the Beyblade Burst WorldChampionship. Comes with 6 Beyblade Burst SwitchStrike tops (3 right-spin, 2 left-spin, 1 right/left-spin), and 2 right/left-spin SwitchStrike launchers. 

Buy it: $89.99 ToysRUs



Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Hidden inside each TRANSFORMERS BOTBOTS blind bag is a little mystery figure with a big personality! Collectable BOTBOTS figures are around 1-inch tall and change from totally normal stuff to little robots in 3 to 5 easy steps. Each blind bag randomly includes 1 of 24 available characters.

Buy it: $3.99 ToysRUs (Available Winter 2018)



All ages

2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Looking for the perfect present for a child in your life and not sure about what to get them? An Indigo gift card would make a wonderful gift.  They can pick from a huge selection of kids books, toys from brands like LEGO, Hasbro, Melissa and Doug, Yoobi stationary, and more.  Kids will love receiving gift cards and being able to pick up their present themselves at the new Robson store that just opened in YVR!

Buy it: You can buy it online or in store.



Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Give your littlest treasures a hand up with wellness, stuffing their stockings with Woodland Thieves Critters. These convenient, and super adorable, portable hand purifiers infused with Peppermint essential oil cleanse hands without drying them out. Fitted in woodland critter silicone sleeves, these are the perfect on-the-go accessory for backpacks, key rings, sports bags, lunch boxes and more!

Buy it: $23.30 for a pack of 3.  Here to purchase. 





Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Snowmen, skis, toys, and other wintry images from Waldo’s previous adventures combine with unique new artwork to create a hide-and-seek holiday extravaganza with hundreds of stickers. Young seekers will adore the stickers and the “create-your-own-Waldo” activity. Perfect stocking stuffer.

Buy it: $10.99 Amazon.ca




Holiday Gift Guide 2018Perfect stocking stuffer for a Harry Potter fan. Delicious normal jelly beans are mixed with crazy, creepy flavours in a 20-flavor magical medley! Harry Potter Bertie Botts flavours include Banana, Black Pepper, Blueberry, Booger, Candyfloss, Cherry, Cinnamon, Dirt, Earthworm, Earwax, Grass, Green Apple, Marshmallow, Rotten Egg, Sausage, Lemon, Soap, Tutti-Fruitti, Vomit and Watermelon.

Buy it: $8.99 Amazon.ca 



Holiday Gift Guide 2018The new Tile Pro makes a useful gift or stocking stuffer. It is a powerful Bluetooth tracker for finding all the things. It has a 300 ft. Range that’s 2x their new tile mate. This durable, water-resistant tracker is also twice as loud, making it easier to find everything.

Buy it: $39.99 Amazon.ca




2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Brightly scented and festively packaged, Live Clean’s Holiday Liquid Hand Soaps have been created in three fragrances that beautifully combine the traditions of the season with the freshness of Live Clean: Vanilla Peppermint, Holly Berry and, new this year, Gingerbread Latte. We go through these fast in our home and we love the holiday scents! Great gift idea!

Buy it: $4.99 each Amazon.ca



Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Crayola’s Original Silly Putty is fun for ages 4+, little ones can bounce it, stretch it and snap it. It’s the classic “toy with one moving part” that has been a kid favorite since 1950. A great and inexpensive holiday stocking stuffer for children. This one is always a hit with my boys.

Buy it: $2.95 Amazon.ca




Holiday Gift Guide 2018

The Burt’s Bees Essential Everyday Gift Set includes 5 trial size products of Burt’s Bees favorites. Soap Bark and Chamomile Deep Cleansing Cream gently removes makeup and dirt, while nourishing Milk and Honey Body Lotion and Coconut Foot Cream work to moisturize and smooth dry skin and more. Great stocking stuffer.

Buy it: $14.97  Amazon.ca



Holiday Gift Guide 2018Looking for the perfect stocking stuffer for your dog? The KONG Cozies are cute, soft and cuddly plush toys made with an extra layer of material, so they’re extra tough. Cozies are perfect for a game of fetch or as a comfort toy for your furry friend. Grab one of the 10 amazingly cute Cozie characters for your dog and we know your dog will love you for it

Buy it: $9.99 Amazon.ca



Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Help them stay organized and never miss a thing with the new and improved Tile Mate. The Tile Mate can help k eep track of keys, bags and anything else by easily attaching a Mate. A replaceable battery means it’s more versatile than ever.

Buy it:  $29.99 Amazon.ca




Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Bring wizarding world fun to a Christmas stocking with the LEGO Minifigures 71022 Harry Potter™ and Fantastic Beasts™ collection. This lineup of exclusive, Limited Edition collectible characters features an array of new-for-August 2018 accessories and enchanting costumes. Each minifigure comes in a sealed ‘mystery’ bag,  plus a collector’s leaflet and a unique display baseplate. So fun!

Buy it: $3.99 each LEGO







Win it: One lucky Canadian reader (18+) will win a selection of products from the Holiday Gift Guide (approximate $550 value!), including:

  • STAR WARS Ultimate Co-pilot Chewie ($149.99)
  • ♥ Tile Pro ($35 value)
  • ♥ Roku Express ($44.99 value)
  • ♥ Indigo Gift Basket including ($92 value):
  • ♥ Live Clean Holiday Liquid Hand Soap line (3 bottles) ($20 value)
  • ♥ Gift basket including ($55 value):
    • ♥ AVEENO® BABY® Soothing Relief Creamy Wash
    • ♥ AVEENO® BABY® Soothing Relief Moisture Cream
    • ♥ JOHNSON’S®COTTONTOUCH™ Wash & Shampoo
    • ♥ JOHNSON’S® COTTONTOUCH™ Face & Body Lotion
    • ♥ JOHNSON’S® BEDTIME® Lotion
    • ♥ JOHNSON’S® BEDTIME® Bath
    • ♥ JOHNSON’S® BEDTIME® Moisture Wash
    • ♥ JOHNSON’S® BEDTIME® Bubble Bath
  • ♥ Squawk Game ($29.99 value)
  • ♥ Air Chargers 3-in-1 Stunt Loop ($77.81 value)
  • ♥ Batman Mash Machine ($29.99)
  • ♥ Bunny Blabber ($12.94)

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