Our 2019 Holiday Gift Guide
Welcome to the 2019 Holiday Gift Guide at OneSmileyMonkey.com
Our 8th annual holiday gift guide highlighting the best gift ideas for the entire family!
The Instax Mini Link Smartphone Printer is the perfect gift to allows her to print and easily customize all her photos. With close to 30 fun and colourfull frames, she will be able to create collage and split prints. Connect up to 5 smartphones and print a photo collage with party print. Available in three colours: Dusky Pink, Dark Denim and Ash White.
Buy it: $129.99 Instax Mini Link
The Breville Barista Pro offers barista-quality performance from the comfort of your own kitchen. With an easy to use screen interface and a built-in grinder, this espresso machine will make her excited to wake up every morning to make the best coffee at home. Guaranteed bonus points if you go with this present this year!
Buy it: $1,099.99 Breville.ca
The Riversol anti-ageing trio kit has been formulated to work together as a 3-step system. The gel cleanser provides a deep clean to remove impurities. The anti-ageing serum restores healthy radiance, and the daily moisturizer provides lasting hydration. The hydrating eye cream was designed to brighten, tighten and restore moisture around the eye area. A wonderful gift idea that she will use daily.
Buy it: $216 Riversol
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 her door 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. Plus they offer a great selection of add-ons to make healthy snacking and getting local treats a breeze.
Buy it: Gift Card Fresh Prep (Use code INFOSM18 for $36.75 off)
Does a special lady in your life suffer from cracked, delicate skin? A gift basket featuring the new AVEENO Cracked Skin Relief CICA line of products would make the perfect gift. The CICA products help add a layer of protection to your skin. Thanks to their moisture-rich Triple Oat Complex. They are hypoallergenic, gentle enough for dry, sensitive skin, fragrance-free, paraben-free & steroid-free. A must-have for this winter.
Buy it: $35 Your local retailer, Shoppersdrugmart.ca
Exclusive for Christmas 2019, the limited-edition personalized Stardust Necklace from Merci Maman is stunning. Illuminate your special words for her in 18K gold plated. Paired with a single disc, choose between deep green or shimmering bronze. Hand-engrave the names of those who feel like magic, special dates or a message that makes you shine.
Buy it: $169 MerciMamanBoutique.com
Surprise her with the bold flavour of Van Houtte® House Blend Dark Roast ground coffee. This well-balanced, dark roast coffee features bold and woodsy flavours. A gourmet choice for her everyday needs. As delicious in a cup of coffee, as it is added into her favourite recipes. Whether it is Coffee Dutch baby pancakes, coffee-infused béchamel sauce or a delicious raspberry and coffee cocktail. Recipe ideas: vanhoutte.com/gourmetrecipes.
Buy it: $340g bag $9.99 vanhoutte.com
A Gravid weighted blanket is softer, stronger, silkier and eco-friendly weighted blanket choice. Measuring 60×80″, Queen Gravid 3.0 is 28% larger than other weighted blankets so you can snuggle up without worrying about losing coverage. Machine-washable & dryer-safe, these blankets are the perfect gift to help your loved ones improve sleep and reduce anxiety! A must-have this holiday season!
The Dosia boot by Kuiper is where fashion meets function this winter. Constructed with genuine suede and nylon, the zippered Dosia boot is waterproof to withstand damp and snowy conditions while the rubber outsole offers superior grip and insulation. The Dosia boot also features a stylish removable pom-pom and is proudly developed in Canada.
Buy it: Kuipershoes.com
Tech lover in your list this year? The Galaxy A70 6.7-inch screen will bring him even closer to the things he loves by bringing it all to life on the Super AMOLED Infinity-U display. Whether streaming or watching his favourite shows, the expansive 20:9 aspect ratio is a viewing experience that will take him to new worlds. The Galaxy A70 has a minimal look thanks to a super sleek design and an On-Screen Fingerprint sensor for a clean and simple look.
Buy it: $629.99 Samsung Canada
Get his favourite photo printed on a beautiful canvas or a personalized mug with his favourite family photos for the office. So many options! Ordering a personalized print product from FUJIFILM Printlife is easy and he will love the meaning behind it. You can also give him a gift card so he can pick his favourites and get them printed himself.
Buy it: Pricing varies depending on the product ordered. FUJIFILM Printlife
For the gadget lover in your home! The new Roku Premiere is a simple way to start streaming in HD, 4K Ultra HD or 4K HDR. It features a powerful quad-core processor and comes in a low-profile form factor. In the box a Premium High Speed HDMI® cable is included plus remote control with popular streaming channel shortcut buttons and a power cord.
Buy it: $49.99 Roku
If you have a Game of Thrones fan in your life then this is the perfect holiday gift for them. A Game of Thrones Catan: Brotherhood of the Watch is a strategic game designed by Klaus and Benjamin Teuber and grounded in the engrossing world of George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series. Take the Black. Defend Westeros. Become the Lord Commander. This board game is for ages 14+
Buy it: $74.24 Amazon.ca
One of the hottest gifts of the season. The brand new AirPods Pro from Apple have been designed to deliver Active Noise Cancellation for immersive sound, transparency mode so you can hear your surroundings and a customisable fit for all-day comfort. Just like AirPods, AirPods Pro connect like magic to your iPhone or Apple Watch. And they’re ready to use straight out of the case.
Buy it: $329.00 Apple.ca
If you have a gamer in your life they are going to love the Nintendo Switch. They can easily go from single to multi-player by attaching the Joy-Con controllers to the bright, hi-def display and they are all set. Or detach the controllers and give one to a friend for some on-the-go, local multiplayer action. Get the gaming system that lets them play the games they want, wherever they are, however they like.
Buy it: $393.80 Amazon.ca
The perfect holiday gift for a wine lover, a bottle of Louis Jadot Combe aux Jacques Beaujolais-Villages red wine. This dry and purplish-red coloured red showcases a simple nose releasing floral and fruity scents. He will be charmed with this light-bodied wine revealing a broad texture, smooth tannins and a short finish.
Buy it: Your local liquor store. Beaujolais.com
If you’re looking for eco-friendly options, try getting a refurbished Dell Chromebook. This lightweight laptop has a sleek design with an 11.6-inch monitor, perfect for people who are always on the go.
The Chromebook 11 3120 has 4 GB RAM and 16 GB SSD, so it should be able to meet your work or school needs. It has been meticulously cleaned and tested before it’s sold, passing MIL-Spec standards, so you don’t need to worry about the fact that it’s refurbished. The laptop also comes with a warranty.
Buy it:$99.99, PC Liquidations
Baby and Toddler
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
Looking for an innovative toy to gift this holiday season? The intelino Smart Train is interactive, intuitive, and intelligent for hands-on play. The small plastic titles can easily be placed on and off the train tracks and will command the train to perform different commands, such as speed up, slow down, or change directions. The train comes with 17 default action snap commands! Kids can develop STEM and coding skills through engaging play-based activities. Great gift idea!
Buy it: $ 99.95 Amazon
The new Disney Frozen 2 Deluxe Fashion Dolls are a must gift this holiday season. Kids can recreate scenes from Disney’s Frozen 2 with this classic Elsa doll, complete with her long blond hair twisted into a braid. Collect the Disney Frozen dolls and playsets to recreate adventurous scenes with characters like Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Sven, and Olaf who kids know and love.
Buy it: $ 19.99 ToysRUs
Tweet Beats are a fun gift idea for the little music lovers out there. From the beat sequence, bass, melody to the vocals, each branch activates a different aspect of a song. The best part is, every song will always fall in tune so each creation will easily turn into a funky song. There are over 1,600 unique songs they can create!
Buy it: $39.99 Tweet Beats
Pop Pop Hair Surprise is all about surprises that pop, hair you can wear, share, and style & all the hair-larious characters! Each Pop Pop Hair Surprise comes with 3-in-1 Pop Pets: 1 Pop Brush, 1 Pop Roller, 1 Pop Hair Pet. There are over 25 characters to collect. One of the hottest new toys of the year! Great gift idea for little girls 4+
Buy it: $14.99 Pop Pop Hair Surprise
One of the hottest toys of the season, furReal Cubby, the Curious Bear Interactive Plush Toy is a dream companion for kids ages 4 and up. Cubby is a curious young cub and is eager to be picked up and held (he hugs you back!), play peek-a-boo, and even dance from time to time. With moving eyes, nose, and mouth, his face is delightfully expressive – a totally loveable cub!
Buy it: $129.99 Walmart.ca
Featuring exciting electronic sound FX inspired by the Star Wars movies, boys and girls can imagine battling in epic Lightsaber duels with the Scream Saber Lightsaber roleplay toy. Kids ages 4 and up can pretend to battle with Star Wars Lightsaber sound FX, or any fun sound they can imagine and record “Ah-Choo!” “Pew-Pew!” “Meow!” They can record wacky screams, funny animal noises and more.
Buy it: $39.99 ToysRUs.ca
Spider-Man fans can pursue diamond thieves Sandman and Vulture in the LEGO® Marvel Spider-Man 76114 Spider-Man’s Spider Crawler. The Crawler features a lifelike spider-crawling function, 2 stud shooters and a shooter that fires tech spider or web elements. This superhero playset includes 4 LEGO minifigures and Sandman’s buildable opening sandbase. A must-have this holiday season!
Buy it: $49.99 LEGO
Transport fans of Harry Potter™ aged 9 and over to a magical world inside the LEGO® Harry Potter 75948 Hogwarts™ Clock Tower set. A dream set that will be an absolute hit for the holiday season! With 8 minifigures and iconic locations from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™, kids will be immersed in a world of imaginative play. Whether visiting Dumbledore’s office or attending a Defense Against the Dark Arts lesson, travelling through time by resetting the tower clock or more!
Buy it: $119.99 LEGO
Pick up a bundle of classic Mattel games, including a new twist on a classic family favourite. A great gift idea to help keep your children stay entertained for hours and great for the holiday break too! Recommended this season, the brand new Pictionary Air (no paper needed), UNO, DOS, and of course, a fun classic Apples To Apples. Wrap them together or separately and as stocking stuffers!
Buy them: $24.99 Pictionary Air, $7.99 UNO, $7.99 DOS, $24.99 Apples to Apples
Looking for the next hit toy? The Hangrees are outrageous, collective pop-culture parody figures that are always hungry – kids can feed them their favourite parody food, drinks and snacks. They can shake them up after to make them poop a variety of mystery slime poop. Sounds gross but it is great fun for ages 8+.
Buy it: $12.99-$39.99 Hangrees
Gamerox is the all new, skill and action game where the bigger your collection, the better chance you have to win! Toss and scoop Gamerox in sequences, be the first to complete all your sequences and win! Fun for all ages 8+.
Buy it: Price: $7.99 – $29.99 Gamerox
Featuring highly-detailed deco, movie-inspired design, interior padding, lights, and sound fx, this full-scale replica of Luke Skywalker’s iconic helmet is a great addition to any fan’s collection 3 internal speakers create a surround sound experience and synchronized LED lights inside the visor to simulate the blasts of enemy vehicles. Flip the switch inside the helmet to choose between a simulation of piloting an X-Wing at the Battle of Yavin or a Snowspeeder at the Battle of Hoth. A must-have for any Star Wars fan!
Buy it: $149.99 ToysRUs.ca
The Nerf Ultra One motorized blaster has a high-capacity 25-dart dart drum and comes with 25 Nerf Ultra darts. Fire over 2 dozen darts with the high-performance advantages of this Nerf Ultra blaster. Send darts flying through the air up to 120 feet (36 meters). There’s on-board dart storage for quick reloading. You have the skills and the expertise as a Nerf battler, now you have the blaster and darts for game-changing superiority!
Buy it: $69.99 ToysRUs.ca
Ride the rails with Beyblade Burst Slingshock tech! Cross Collision Beystadium features a quadruple rail system that propels tops through the rails and into the Battle Ring for intense head-to-head clashes. Bladers can keep the Performance Tips in Battle Ring Mode to defend their position in the Beystadium, or convert them to Slingshock Mode to ride the rails and rush into battle.
Includes Beyblade Burst Slingshock Cross Collision Beystadium, 2 Slingshock right/left-spin launchers, 2 Slingshock battling tops with customizable Energy Layers, and 2 direction-changing chips.
Buy it: $79.99 ToysRUs.ca
Osmo combines digital fun with hands-on learning with its Osmo Genius Starter Kit. Ideal for 6-10 year-olds, each of the five games included in the Genius Starter Kit promote problem-solving alongside math and spelling skills. Children learn best by doing, which is why with each game, Osmo’s advanced technology offers a fun, engaging and personalized experience in their very own real-live Osmo movie on their iPad screen.
Buy it: $139.99 Osmo
Give your little ones the sleep they deserve this holiday season with Gravid Junior. A Gravid weighted blanket can help children improve their sleep, elevate their mood, and reduce anxiety. Suitable for children 50-100lbs, this parent-approved blanket would make a wonderful gift idea this year.
Buy it: $119 Gravid.ca
Ticket to Ride: London is the perfect accessory to take you and your family on your next vacation – even while you’re still at home. In this fast-paced game, players can visit the ’70s world capital of fashion and music. Jump aboard a famous double-decker bus to rumble through London’s historic streets, breeze past Buckingham Palace, pop into the British Museum or listen to Big Ben’s chime echo across the Thames. Lots of fun for the entire family! Ages 6+.
Buy it: $34.99 Amazon.ca
Give your family matching Christmas PJs or a matching Christmas outfit. Get a family matching set for everyone, including the dog or the cat! Yes, you can get them for everyone in the family. Love all of the designs available at Shinesty.com.
Buy it: $49.99 Kids PJ sets $69.99 Adult PJ sets. Shinesty to purchase.
Disney movies for the entire family to watch are always a holiday gift hit! Perfect to enjoy during the holiday break too. This year’s Aladdin (Live Action, Aladdin (Signature Edition – Animated), the classic Cinderella, Star Wars: Resistance and Descendants 3 are all great ideas. Perfect for Disney lovers everywhere.
Buy it: $26 Disney Movies
If you are a local, or you are visiting Whistler during the winter, tickets to Vallea Lumina are a must. A unique Multimedia nigh walk in Whistler. Join an evening excursion and follow cryptic radio transmissions and the lingering traces of two long-ago hikers to find the scenic trailhead where the real journey begins… This pathway leads toward a place filled with beauty, and proof that the legends of Whistler are true. Great family gift idea.
Buy it: $29.99 per adult Vallea Lumina
Terri Tatchell’s Endangered & Misunderstood children’s book series is designed to raise awareness about the necessity of protecting lesser-known species, while also encouraging young readers not to judge or fear others based on their appearance or reputation. In this incredible story, readers will accompany Aye-Aye on his journey to win back the hearts of the people of Madagascar after his mischievous pranks get him banned from his favourite village and labelled bad luck. A great holiday gift idea!
Buy it: $21.95 hardcover Amazon.ca
The perfect early holiday gift this season! As the saying goes, all good things come in…trees. The chocolates in the Purdys Holiday Tree Gift Box can be enjoyed by everyone in the family as they contain no spirits or liqueurs. Includes pairs of Butterscotch Fudgie, Petit Chocolat, Mini Hedgehog, Snowball, Peanut Butter Daisy, milk chocolate Himalayan Pink Salt Caramel, Gingerbread, Pumpkin Caramel, dark chocolate Himalayan Pink Salt Caramel, Pecan Caramel and Salted Hazelnut Flake.
Buy it: $30.00 Purdys.com
Help your dog to embrace the Canadian cold with this Beaver Canoe Red Woven Parka. The easy front closure, paired with a thick faux-fur hood trim, ensures maximum warmth this winter. The leash slit in the back makes for easy harness attachment, while the functional patch pockets are great to storing treats and bags. Now comes in 3XL.
Buy it: $42.99-$59.99 Petsmart.ca
Merry & Bright Bigfoot Slippers make the pawfect addition to your dog’s holiday wardrobe. Your little yeti monster will look adorable and feel festive in these abominable snow boots whether they are striking a pose or exploring a winter wonderland.
Buy it: $21.99 Petsmart.ca
Make playtime last longer and make it more enjoyable for your furry friend with this OMG! Surprise Elephant with Peanut dog toy. This toy is two toys in one because the outside toy is designed to be destroyed. Once your dog gets past the outside and the middle, which is stuffed with fluff, he/she will find a surprise squeaker toy inside ready to come out and play.
Buy it: $17.99 Petsmart.ca
The little accessory for your phone that makes it even more functional. Pop Sockets can give you an extra bit of grip with your phone or, for long road trips, it can act as a stand for kids watching videos in the back seat. A favourite must give stocking stuffer idea this holiday season.
Buy it: $12.99 – $24.99 Pop Sockets
This Star Wars Ceramic Mug with Removable Lid is perfect for the ultimate Star Wars fan! Made from durable ceramic material, this mug is perfect for coffee, tea, hot chocolate, or any type of beverage. It comes with a removable lid to keep your drink warm. Makes a great gift for Star Wars fans. So cute!
Buy it: $19.95 Amazon.ca
These 3 Sprouts washable and reusable bags come in plenty of cute designs and makes for the perfect go-to snack bag, lunch bag or even reusable bag to keep small toys. We love these and they would be a great stocking stuffer.
Buy it: $6.59 Amazon.ca
Live Clean is celebrating the holidays with two new gloriously scented, wonderfully foaming Live Clean Holiday Hand Washes. Who knew hand-washing could be this pleasurable? There’s Fresh Snow Moisturizing Foaming Hand Wash, with the scent of a crisp country winter day, and Frosted Apple Moisturizing Foaming Hand Wash to warm all your senses. We go through these fast in our home and we love the holiday scents! Great gift idea!
Buy it: $4.99 each Live Clean
Having a hard time finding something? Let them decide! Add a $15 or $20 Amazon gift card to their stocking and let them pick something fun!
Buy it: $15-$20 Amazon.ca
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
Lost Kitties characters have a mind of their own! They love adventures, and always seem to end up hiding in a carton. Can you find who’z hidin inside? Each carton includes a Lost Kitties figure, 2 accessories, and a meme sticker — all hidden inside soft, shaping compound. So much fun for kids 5+. Great stocking stuffer.
Buy it: $5.99 Walmart.ca
Looking for the perfect stocking stuffer for your dog? How about the Snowball Gang dog toy set, get a Snowman, Reindeer and Santa himself. The cutest dog toys for your furry family member to enjoy this holiday season.
Buy it: $10.82 Amazon.ca
2019 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE GIVEAWAY ($2,550 VALUE)
ENTER TO WIN BELOW
Win it: One lucky Canadian reader (18+) will win a selection of products from the Holiday Gift Guide (approximate $2,550 value!), including:
- ♥ Riversol Anti-Ageing Trio Kit ($216 value)
- ♥ Fresh Prep gift card ($100 value)
- ♥ Personalized StarDust Necklace from Merci Maman ($169 value)
- ♥ Disney Movies Prize Pack ($100 value) ( Aladdin Live, Aladdin Animated, Cinderella, Star Wars: Resistance, Descendants 3)
- ♥ Samsung Galaxy A20 Smartphone ($349.99 value)
- ♥ Osmo Genius Starter Kit ($139.99 value)
- ♥ Purdys Holiday Tree Gift Box ($30 value)
- ♥ Roku Premiere ($49.99 value)
- ♥ Fujifilm Print life gift code ($75.00 value)
- ♥ Mattel board game bundle ( Pictionary Air, UNO, DOS, Apples to Apples) ($65.96 value)
- ♥ The Hangrees Toy ($12.99 value)
- ♥ Pop Socket ($12.99 value)
- ♥ Gamerox Box ($7.99 value)
- ♥ Game of Thrones Board Game ($74.24 value)
- ♥ Ticket to Ride: London Board Game ($34.99 value)
- ♥ Tweet Beats ($39.99 value)
- ♥ Live Clean Holiday Hand Washes ($10 value)
- ♥ Aveeno Baby Basket including ($30 value)
- ♥ Aveeno CICA Basket including ($35 value)
- ♥ Vallea Lumina Whistler Family Tickets (4 tickets)($120 value)
- ♥ Gravid 3.0 Weighted Blanket + EcoBreeze Cover($208 value)
- ♥ Love to Hug Elmo ($39.99 value)
- ♥ Beyblade Burst Slingshock tech! Cross Collision Beystadium ($79.99 value)
- ♥ Star Wars Luke Skywalker Helmet ($149.99 value)
- ♥ Lost Kitties Box ($5.97 value)
- ♥ furREAL Cubby: ($129.99 value)
- ♥ Nerf Ultra One: ($69.99 value)
- ♥ Scream Saber Lightsaber: ($39.99 value)
- ♥ Breville’s Pizzaiolo Masterclasse 2x tickets ($80 value)*
- ♥ Aye-Aye Gets Lucky Book ($21.95 value)
- ♥ Petsmart Gift Card ($50 value)
Ps. If the winner is not local, a secondary local winner will be chosen for the following local prizes:
- ♥ Fresh Prep $100 gift card
- ♥ Vallea Lumina Whistler Family Tickets (4 tickets) $120
- ♥ Breville’s Pizzaiolo Masterclasse 2x tickets (One early Breville Pizza Masterclass winner will be selected before the end of the giveaway on Dec 10th, winner will be selected Nov 15th, as no classes will be available after Dec 10th)
Disclosure: This gift guide contains some affiliate links and it has been together in partnership with some of the companies mentioned above. However, all opinions and views on this post are 100% my own.