Our 2023 Holiday Gift Guide
Welcome to the 2023 Holiday Gift Guide at OneSmileyMonkey.com
Our 12th annual holiday gift guide highlights the best gift ideas for the entire family!
Help her stay cozy and warm with the Women’s Basics Bamboo Cotton Long Sleeve Shirt from Nest Designs. We are obsessed with these long sleeve shirts that pair well with any bottoms‚ leggings, jeans, pajama pants – you name it. These loose-fitting shirts have a higher neckline, and they layer well with a basic tank top. A fantastic gift idea.
Buy it: $46.00 Nest Designs
Vessi shoes are 100% waterproof/weatherproof shoes designed locally in Vancouver. Their shoes make our lives easier without compromising on style. Vessi seamlessly blends fashion-forward designs with cutting-edge technology to create waterproof shoes for adults and kids alike. The new Vessi Alta Boots would make the best gift for her this holiday season! Perfect for the winter season. Help her keep her feet cozy and dry no matter how much how much rain, mud or snow!
Buy it: $210.00 Vessi
Give the gift of the new Cricut Joy Xtra™. This compact but powerful machine comes with a clever sensor that lets you dive into the Print Then Cut world, and it can handle letter/A4-sized materials like a pro. Whether she is a total newbie or a DIY fanatic, this nifty machine is her ticket to crafting all kinds of cool stuff. The best part? The Joy Xtra™ is compact, so she can kickstart her creative journey right from her kitchen table, coffee table, countertop, or office desk, with no fancy studio required.
Buy it: $299.99 Cricut
A great gift idea this holiday season. The HMF Women’s Daily was specifically designed to support the unique needs of women. Each capsule offers 17.6 billion CFU from a combination of seven research-driven probiotic strains to help restore and maintain healthy vaginal flora. This probiotic combination also helps colonize both the large and small intestines to support gastrointestinal health. To further contribute to overall well-being, HMF Women’s Daily offers cranberry fruit extract, which helps prevent recurrent UTIs in women. A must-have!
Buy it: $44.00 Amazon.ca
Perfect for the holiday season, Omy Lab has two beautiful gift sets available this year:
Holiday Set #1: The Personalized Set – $199.00 CAD ($280.00 value)
A fully customizable beauty set? Yes, you read that right! Through a series of online questions or a phone/video consultation with an Omy skin expert (100% free), Omy Labs’ team of scientists can create a routine 100% adapted to your unique needs and current concerns. The Personalized Set combines the 4 best-selling products in the Omy range, making it the perfect gift for any skincare enthusiast. All three personalized skincare products come in refillable glass containers, allowing you to order only the refill once you’ve completed your skincare routine (an ecological and economical option).
Holiday Set #2 : The Cleansing Discovery Set – $34.99 CAD ($55.00 value)
Discover the Cleansing Discovery Set, the perfect introduction to the Omy facial care range! This set contains a trio of the most popular mini cleanser formats for radiant skin, including the brand-new Nutri-B5 Cleansing Milk and Physiological Cleansing Micellar Water. What’s more, when you buy this set, you’ll receive a $10 discount on your next Omy order.
Buy them: Omy Lab
Inspired by a classic urban sneaker style, the Soho from Vessi is a sleek design with the added magic of 100% waterproof and legendary comfort – perfect for city exploring and embracing rainy days. The Soho Sneakers are made with vegan leather, making cleaning much easier. I clean them using a cloth with a bit of warm water and mild detergent, easy peasy. They are a fashionable and sleek mix of synthetic leather/suede and dymatex and are extra grippy for rainy sidewalks. A great gift for him this holiday season!
Buy it: $160.00 Vessi
Give him the gift of stress relief this holiday season. Sensate is an easy-to-use, wearable device that uses the power of sonic resonance to help you calm your body’s natural system. The device vibrates and sends infrasonic waves through the chest to reach the vagus nerve that sits deep in the core of our nervous system. A wonderful gift to a loved one on your holiday gift-giving list.
Buy it: $499.00 Sensate
Give him the gift of good sleep this year! Genestra Sleep Gummies are formulated to assist in resetting the body’s sleep-wake cycle. Proven to help increase your total sleep time and reduce the time it takes to fall asleep. Sleep Gummies are delicious, raspberry-tea-flavored gummies with no artificial flavors or colours and less than 0.5 g in total sugars.
Buy it: from $27.50 CAD Amazon.ca
Help keep his bedside table or desk organized all year long with this gift. The perfect wireless charging station for his phone, watch, and AirPods.
Buy it: $44.00 Amazon
The perfect gift for the gadget lover in your life. This 9 in 1 multi-tool pen is a must-have. This inexpensive multifunction tool pen comes with 9 very handy functions: twist ballpoint pen/ ruler/ screwdriver (flat & phillips)/ bottle opener (can act as phone holder)/ stylus/ level/ LED flashlight. Super useful gift!
Buy it: $24.99 Amazon
For the younger ones
The 1.2.3 & Disney: Winnie’s & Tigger’s Bee Garden by PLAYMOBIL is a must-have for the younger ones. Perfect for little Disney fans. & Disney: Winnie’s & Tigger’s Bee Garden. The bees are on the loose in Winnie’s & Tigger’s Bee Garden! Inserting the bee sticks into the honey pots promotes fine motor skills. To make the bees fly, just press and release the sticks. Tigger’s cave is the perfect place to play hide and seek and sliding is always fun, too. Planting colourful flowers helps to improve fine motor skills as well
Buy it: $49.99 PLAYMOBIL
See your little hockey player’s face light up as they fight to win the Stanley Cup with this incredible NHL Arena by PLAYMOBIL. Includes 2 ice hockey players, 2 ice hockey goalkeepers Accessories: 1 ice hockey arena (2 parts), 2 goals, 4 puks, 2 launchers, 4 ice hockey sticks, 1 sticker sheet with numbers, 3 sticker sheets with NHL™ team logos.
Buy it: $94.99 PLAYMOBIL
The smell of Christmas cookies is in the air with the PLAYMOBIL Christmas Baking Advent Calendar! The whole family bakes Christmas cookies together and prepare for Santa’s visit. Includes real cookie cutters and cookie stamps to bake and decorate Christmas cookies. The playset consists of an Advent calendar with 24 surprises and real cookie cutters for great baking fun at home. In addition to three PLAYMOBIL figures, the set also includes a Santa Claus with sack and presents, a pony sleigh, a kitchenette with two ovens and lots of baking utensils, and a snowman.
Buy it: $39.99 PLAYMOBIL
Get festive and count down the days to the big holiday with the Cat Advent Calendar. Each new day peel back the cutout window to reveal a different Cat construction toy inside! With 24 mystery construction vehicles and accessories to unveil and an extra-fun surprise on day 24, this construction-themed advent calendar is sure to bring the holiday cheer!
Buy it: $39.99Amazon
Little ones will play and perform like a real skater with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Half Pipe RC. It’s a full-function 2.4 GHz remote-controlled vehicle built to skate smoothly and imitate realistic skateboarding moves. Designed with a movie-inspired style and your favourite Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles riding the skateboard, the unique skateboard-shaped controller makes it easy to gain speed, shift, and shred on any surface! Collect all 4 characters!
This gorgeous Reversible Fleece and Corduroy Jacket from Petite Revery lets your stylish kiddo change their look in an instant. One side is made with cozy recycled teddy fleece, which is made from recycled plastic bottles and looks just like wool, and features two pockets to keep little hands warm. Flip the jacket inside out and you get a velvety-soft corduroy in a rich Acorn colour that’ll stand out during all the cold weather fun.
Buy it: $83.00 Petite Revery
A holiday favourite this year! “Peek-a-Boo… I see you!” It’s time to play every little one’s favourite playtime game with Peek-A-Boo JJ CoComelon! Press JJ’s foot to start the fun and sing along to a clip of the fan-favourite song, “Peek a Boo”! Your little one will love playing and singing with CoComelon’s Peek-A-Boo JJ Feature Plush!
Buy it: $39.97 Walmart, Canadian Tire, Toys R Us
These ultra-squeezable and soft Squishmallows are perfect to snuggle with while relaxing at home, watching a movie, during long car rides, sleepovers, plane rides, and more! The loveable Squishmallows plush characters are the softest and cutest plush toys around! Great Holiday Gift idea!
For ages 5+
Discover things that are out of this world with the LeapFrog® Magic Adventures™ Telescope. Young astronomers can focus on the moon at night or nature during the day. They’ll be amazed at what they can see with up to 110x zoom on this real telescope. Activate 100+ amazing videos and images, courtesy of NASA and the European Space Agency that deepen space knowledge by exploring the solar system, the Moon, star life cycles, constellations, space discoveries and more.
Buy it: $139.99 Amazon.ca, Walmart.ca, Toys R Us, Indigo
A great gift idea for ages 5+, CATAN Junior introduces a modified playing style of the classic game allowing younger players to experience the world of CATAN. It is a perfect introduction to the CATAN series of games for kids and families. Simplified building rules, child-oriented trading, and a more innocuous robber equivalent called the “Ghost Captain” provide access to the world of CATAN games.
Buy it: $49.99 Amazon.ca
For young dinosaur lovers everywhere, this exciting BrainBox, developed specifically with younger children in mind, introduces a world of prehistoric creatures, from favourites such as Tyrannosaurus and Triceratops to less familiar dinosaurs such as Giraffatitan and Zalmoxes. This 10-minute educational challenge makes learning fabulous and fun!
Buy it: $29.99 Amazon.ca
Your kid’s favorite Spidey character from the hit show is now in a cuddly 8” plush. Spidey makes the perfect travel companion; he’s just the right size to tag along on any new adventure. Whether it’s a plane ride, a road trip, a sleepover, or just staying at home during playtime, these Little Plush are the Super Heroes your little one will need to learn how to be a little hero in their own lives, too!
Buy it: Approx. Retail Price $16.99 Toys R Us
These cute and snuggly Living on the Veg Fun Guys Mushrooms are always ready for a fun time. Maisey is a triple talented star! She loves to sing, dance, and act – catch her next one-‘shroom show! Collect all 12 mushroom plush and more farm-fresh veggies to come! Made with fluffy, eye-catching, super-soft fabric.
Buy it: $14.99 Toys R Us, Indigo
Furby is Back! Generations of kids have loved this adorably fuzzy, chatty, and curious little creature, and now today’s kids can discover the all-new Furby! These curious little creatures and kindred spirits are here to remind them that they can be their hilarious, wacky, odd, perfectly imperfect selves. Features 5 voice-activated modes and over 600 phrases, jokes, songs, and so much more.
Buy it: $99.99 Amazon
For ages 8+
The Dixit Disney game is a simple and lighthearted game of storytelling, interpretation, and guesswork. Players will be challenged and delighted as they reveal a series of cards featuring gorgeous Disney-themed images. Their connection: an enigmatic statement centered on one of the revealed cards. Find the correct image and score points. With 84 new cards based on iconic Disney & Pixar films, from Steamboat Willie to Turning Red, Dixit Disney will captivate players.
Buy it: $54.99 Amazon
This NERF ELITE 2.0 DOUBLE PUNCH blaster comes with 50 NERF ELITE 2.0 foam darts in 2 different colors, with enough darts to load both 10-dart clips and additional darts to keep nearby in the blaster’s 10-dart onboard dart storage. This is an awesome gift for kids and a great toy for high-energy, active play.
Buy it: $49.99 Amazon
For the little Pokemon lover in your life. This Pokémon 3″ Select Figures (Metallic) collectible from Jazwares would make a wonderful holiday gift. They can collect them all too!
Buy it: $39.00 Amazon, Walmart, Toys R Us, GameStop
For the older kids
For the teen in your life. Gather Materia to cast your seven spells, combine their powers, feed your familiar, and earn a maximum of victory points! Collect Materia from the source and cast a spell by choosing its strength. Will you cast spells fast to get early powers, or will you wait for more Materia to cast them at their strongest potential? Once your spells are cast, use their powers and combine them to create strong combinations: collect more Materia, change them easily, gain victory points, etc. Discover the many possibilities of magic! SpellBook is a great game to play together with the family.
Buy it: $59.99 Amazon
The Instax Mini 12 is a bubbly instant camera that captures real, tangible photographs on film! It includes automatic flash control, a convenient multi-function twist lens and a new parallax correction capability. It also has a selfie mirror to help take the perfect selfies! Mini 12 is bursting with joy, creativity and colour – available in Pastel Blue, Mint Green (the newest colourway!), Blossom Pink, Lilac Purple and Clay White.
Buy it: $99.99 Amazon
For Star Wars fans on your gift-giving list. The SCOUT TROOPER PREMIUM ELECTRONIC HELMET is inspired by Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. Features premium deco, realistic detail, movie-inspired design, and electronic voice distortion so fans and collectors can have their voices sound just like a Scout Trooper.
Buy it: $189.99 Amazon
This holiday season, treat yourself to the ultimate indulgence with the Canadian Wine & Spirits Collection from Purdys. An assortment of exquisite chocolates with velvety centers infused with the finest liquors from celebrated Canadian wineries and distilleries. Cheers! The assortment contains Canadian Ice Wine – Dark chocolate smoothly blended with ice wine by Mission Hill, BC, enrobed in a dark chocolate shell sprinkled with sugar crystals. Orange Liqueur – A mix of dark chocolate and Manitou Orange & Sumac Liqueur by Legend Distilling, BC, enrobed in a dark chocolate shell with bronze shimmers on top. Whisky Cream – Milk chocolate infused with Canadian Cream Liquor by Forty Creek, ON, enrobed in a milk chocolate shell with gold shimmers on top.
Buy it: $30.00 Purdys
The perfect gift for the outdoorsy on-the-go family! The MEGAPUFF Origami Solar Phone Charger and Lamp from Solight Design is a must-have for everyone! This solar-powered cube of light can flat pack into a square easily for on-the-go and give you power for your phone when needed. Made with durable materials the sail cloth diffuser makes a beautiful spectrum of light for relaxing ambiance, and a solar lantern panel that charges quickly and efficiently. And saves you money on your electric bill. Collapsible with origami precision.
Buy it: $54.40 Solight Design
Platforms high above your head. Dozens of ziplines streaking through the trees. Gravity-powered plummets that make your heart race. A giant swing so fast it blurs your vision, and more suspended ladders, bridges, nets, and obstacle games than you can count. Give a Season Pass for WildPlay as a gift this holiday season and help them stay active and enjoy the outdoors. With locations in Jones Beach, Maple Ridge, Nanaimo, Niagara Falls, Thacher, and Victoria.
Buy it: Gift cards start at $25.00, Season pass: $174.00 WildPlay Element Park
The Balanced Company offers a variety of subscription boxes for the mind, body, and soul that make great gifts. And NEW this year are Limited Edition Balanced Gift Boxes – the Balanced Beauty Box for that twenty-something/teen in your life; the Balanced Lifestyle Box for men to encourage self-care; the Balanced Home Box for the home décor enthusiast; and the Balanced Mama & Baby Box for the new mother.
Buy it: Starting at $39.99 per box. The Balanced Box
Give your loved ones the gift of restful sleep with Helight Sleep. A patented sleep aid device that uses red light to help people fall asleep faster while promoting a deeper, more restful sleep. Helight Sleep revolutionizes the role of light in sleep with a patented protocol inspired by NASA’s work and based on the latest findings related to exposure to light at specific wavelengths. It is the first non-invasive sleep aid that requires no user attention or intervention.
Buy it: $149.00 Helight.com
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. They’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 INFMONKEY90 for up to 90% off your first order)
Give the gift of eco-friendly laundry this year. Earth Breeze is an eco-friendly brand that features a myriad of home cleaning products that are cruelty-free and a game changer in saving spaces, including their best-selling product, their laundry detergent Eco-sheets, a sustainable way of doing laundry. For every pack sold, they also donate 10 loads of their products to relevant organizations that match their advocacy.
Buy it: $12.00 Earth Breeze
A great stocking stuffer idea for the kids. These trendy, soft, super-sensory plush, anything and everything can be a BumBumz. Whether you’re a retro-rocker, a football superfan, or a veggie-aficionado, there is a BumBumz for everyone!
Buy it: $14.99 Available at Indigo
Bring back memories with these fun Mini Multicolor Retractable Shuttle Pens. The perfect item to put in your family’s stocking this holiday season. These are so much fun!
Buy it: $1.25 each Available at Amazon
Another fun stocking stuffer for the kids. They can snug and hug their favourite game characters with DevSeries Collector Plush. This unique 8-inch plush is based on an assorted character from DevSeries. It features incredible details from the game and is made from super soft polyester fabric.
Buy it: $19.99 Available at Indigo
Keep your family cozy all winter long with these super cute cat socks. One size fits all. A cute stocking stuffer idea this year.
Buy it: $19.99 Available at Amazon
Buy it: $9.99 Amazon
2023 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE GIVEAWAY
(over $2,000 in prizes)
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Win it: (ELEVEN) 11 lucky Canadian readers (18+) will win a prize pack each with a selection of products from the Holiday Gift Guide.
See all 11 prize packs below (in no particular order):
FIRST PRIZE PACK:
♥ Solight Design MEGAPUFF Origami Solar Phone Charger and Lamp ( $54.40)
♥ Vessi Shoes Gift Card ($125US)
♥ Omy Laboratories Holiday Set #1: The Personalized Set ($199.00 CAD)
♥ Helight Sleep ($149.00)
SECOND PRIZE PACK:
♥ Purdys Chocolates e-Gift Card ($100)
♥ (2) Wild Play Adventure Course vouchers, both valid for 2x entry to either Kids or Classic course ($120.00)
♥ Omy Laboratories Holiday Set #2: The Cleansing Discovery Set ($34.99 CAD)
THIRD PRIZE PACK
♥ CATAN: Junior Game ($49.99)
♥ Brainbox – Dinosaurs Game ($29.99)
♥ Dixit Disney Game ($54.99)
♥ SpellBook Game ($59.99)
FORTH PRIZE PACK
♥ LeapFrog® Magic Adventures™ Telescope ($139.99)
♥ CoComelon Peek-A-Boo JJ Feature Plush ($39.97)
♥ Adopt Me! 8-inch Collector Plush ($19.97)
FITH PRIZE PACK:
♥ Squishmallows (surprise choice) (from $9.99)
♥ Spidey and his Amazing Friends Little Plush($16.99)
♥ 7.5″ BumBumz ($14.99)
SIXTH PRIZE PACK:
♥ Living on the Veg FunGuys ($14.99)
♥DevSeries Collector Plush ($19.99)
♥Pokémon 3″ Select Figures (Metallic) ($12.99)
SEVENTH PRIZE PACK:
♥Instax Mini 12 ($99.99)
♥ Earth Breeze Eco-Friendly Laundry Sheets Prize Pack ($80.00)
EIGHT PRIZE PACK:
♥ FURBY INTERACTIVE TOY ($99.99)
♥ NERF ELITE 2.0 DOUBLE PUNCH ($49.99)
NINTH PRIZE PACK:
♥HASBRO PRIZE PACK: (2 Black Series figures, F8384 SW Lightsaber Forge Ultimate Mandalorian Masterworks set ($74.99) and F6864 STAR WARS MIXIN’ MOODS GROGU ($34.99))
♥ MARVEL I AM GROOT FIGURE COLLECTION ($9.99)
TENTH PRIZE PACK:
♥ Limited Edition Balanced Beauty Box (valued at $180!)
♥ FreshPrep ($100 meal credit)
♥ $100 Amazon Gift Card
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