Tweens and Teens

Add Action to Your Family Holidays with the ArmoGear Laser Tag Set

One of the hardest things about shopping for my boys in their tween and teen years is finding gifts that they’ll actually use that don’t involve sitting in front of the television. They both love their video games, but I don’t want games to be the only gifts they receive! Luckily, this year I’ve found …

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Surprise Your Loved Ones with P&G Holiday Gift Sets Available Exclusively at Walmart-Giveaway #MomsShopWalmart

If you’re looking for the perfect gift for somebody special this year, Walmart Canada and P&G have teamed up to make your holiday shopping as easy as can be. Just choose from one of three stylish gift sets packed with favourite products and watch the smiles on Christmas morning! For the Star Wars fan, the …

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Give the Gift of Classic Fun with Rubik’s Cubes and Pro Packs-Giveaway

For forty years, The Rubik’s Cube has been a top gift choice during the holiday season. The best-selling puzzle in history provides endless hours of entertaining fun for kids of all ages, even though it’s generally sure to inspire some frustration as well! And this year, in celebration of the cube’s 40th Anniversary, Rubik’s is …

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Give Your Kids the Gift of Creativity with Kiwi Crate Subscription Boxes

With so many gift options consisting of tech devices, video games or battery-operated toys, it can be hard to really encourage creativity and imagination in kids when choosing Christmas presents. But those gifts that let kids build, use their hands and learn are often the most popular ones and that’s why Kiwi Crate has made …

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Cut the Cord and Enjoy Your Music with Jabra Step Wireless Bluetooth Stereo Earbuds-Giveaway

One of the most frustrating things about headphones and earbuds is that the connector often breaks before the headphones themselves do. In fact, on a recent plane trip I had to hold the connector of my favourite pair of earbuds into the outlet through my entire flight because it wasn’t registering otherwise. That’s why when …

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Fantasy Takes Flight with the 10th Anniversary Edition of Dragonology-Giveaway

If you have someone on your Christmas list with a love of all things fantastic and mythical, the best-selling Ology books from Candlewick Press are probably already on a wish list. And this holiday season, the first book in the series, Dragonology, is being released in a very special 10-year anniversary edition. Here’s a synopsis …

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Brighten Your Daughter’s Bedroom with the New Seventeen Bedding Sets

Teens can be picky about their style and that’s never more noticeable than when they’re decorating their bedrooms. Most teenage girls want grown-up style, but they still want the fun and colour of youth in a look as well. Now, Seventeen has come out with an exclusive line of bedding especially for teen girls that’s …

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Give the Gift of Endless Entertainment with the HP Slate 7 Tablet #HPFamilyTime #Slate7

If you have a technology lover on your shopping list and want a great gift without spending too much, HP Canada has the perfect solution! The HP Slate 7 tablet is a sleek and powerful 8GB Android tablet with features to keep everyone happy, whether you’re shopping for a music-loving teen or a tech-obsessed husband. …

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Your Kids Will Be Ready to Hit the Ice wiith Hockey Gear from Sport Chek-Giveaway

If you have a sports enthusiast to shop for, high-quality sports equipment is always a great gift and no store has a better selection than Sport Chek! My oldest son has been passionate about learning how to play hockey this year, so recently Sport Chek sent us one of its top gifts for the Christmas …

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Hasbro Has Tons of the Hottest Toys of the Holiday Season-Giveaway

Shopping for older children can sometimes be a bit of a challenge. The latest fads change so fast that it’s hard to know what the newest and best gift for an older child might be. Fortunately, Hasbro specializes in creating toys that keep up with the trends and this year, the company has some great …

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Find Great Gifts for the Whole Family at Overstock.com

I used to enjoy Christmas shopping in malls and department stores when I was younger, but with two boys to bring and the challenge of trying to hide whatever I’m buying from their inquisitive eyes, I’ve started to do as much of my shopping as possible online. It took me a little while to really …

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Enjoy the Adventure of Geocaching with the Magellan eXplorist GC Handheld GPS Device-Giveaway

It can be hard to find the perfect gift sometimes. A present that’s useful, fun and maybe even encourages you spend quality time with your family isn’t something that can be found on every store shelf. But this year, Magellan has a gift that does all those things and it’s sure to put a smile …

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Beat the Clock and Play as a Team with Volcano Island Coundown-Giveaway

My boys love to play board games but often, it’s hard for me to find games that are easy enough for my boys to play and still entertaining for me. Fortunately, Spin Master Games knows games well enough to be able to create one that’s fun for kids and adults, so when the company gave …

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Take to the Skies this Christmas with LiteHawk Remote Control Helicopters

If you’re looking for a great gift for a an older child this Christmas, LiteHawk has toys that will keep him entertained for hours. LiteHawk helicopters come in a huge variety of styles and are sure to be a hit with everyone from school-aged kids to grown adults. Recently I received two of the new …

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Experience High Quality Sound with the RHA MA450i Earphones-Giveaway

Almost everybody loves relaxing to their favourite music but without a high-quality pair of headphones or earphones, listening to music can be more frustrating than relaxing. I always seem to have a hard time finding a pair of headphones that are both comfortable and have a great sound, so when RHA, a UK-based manufacturer of …

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Give a Perfect Gift or Save Money Shopping At Your Favourite Stores with CardSwap.ca-Giveaway

Looking for the perfect gift this holiday season? Give the gift of choice with CardSwap! I’ve featured CardSwap.ca on Mommy Kat and Kids in the past and I always loved the concept. Canadians with unneeded gift cards sell them to CardSwap.ca for cash and bargain-hunters buy gift cards at a discount for shopping they had …

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Holiday Gift Guide-Dell Inspiron R Series Laptops-Giveaway

Holiday Gift for Families Every once in a while, a person wants to give a gift that leaves that special someone speechless. And if you have a computer user in the household, you’ll find getting the reaction you want has never been easier thanks to Dell Canada and the company’s ingenious and customizable Dell Inspiron …

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Holiday Gift Guide-Maximum Family Games My First Trainz Set for PC

Holiday Gift for Kids One of the best-received gifts in most families with school-aged or older children has to be video games. And for games that are fun, educational and family friendly, Maximum Family Games has some great choices this holiday season! Whether you’re looking for a fun new family game for your favourite gaming …

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Holiday Gift Guide-Dane-Elec Marvel Classic Heroes USB Drives

Holiday Stocking Stuffer for Boys If you have a boy that uses a USB drive for schoolwork, transporting photos or anything else, you may already know about some of the fun new kid-friendly designs available in the world of USB storage. This Christmas, Dane-Elec is offering a brand new 4GB USB drive that is specially …

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Holiday Gift Guide-Tonka XT Ricochet Stunt Pro R/C

Holiday Gift for Older Boys There are plenty of choices when it comes to buying a remote control vehicle for the holidays but to really impress a child, check out the fabulous Tonka XT Ricochet Stunt Pro R/C! This amazing remote control vehicle uses the same double-sided flip technology as Tonka’s popular Bounce Back Racer, …

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Holiday Gift Guide-Hard Candy Limited Edition Holiday Cosmetic Sets

Holiday Gift for Teen Girls and Women Looking for a fun gift that’s sure to be a hit with the ladies in your life? Whether you need one or two more stocking stuffers for your teenage daughter or a special gift for your best friend, Hard Candy has what you want at an unbeatable price! …

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Holiday Gift Guide-Petite Tuques Hand-Knitted Hats, Mittens and Scarves

Holiday Gift for Teens There is nothing I love more than handmade gifts, even if I’m not the one that makes them. In fact, I love buying handmade products because not only is the item a very special, one-of-a-kind gift but I get a chance to support a talented local crafter or artist at the …

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Holiday Gift Guide-Life is good Clothing

Holiday Gift for the Whole Family People may joke about giving clothing as a gift during the holidays, but when it’s really great clothing, it can be the best gift ever. And no company understands great clothing more than Life is good. Life is good is NOT your typical clothing company. The focus isn’t on …

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Holiday Gift Guide-Rubik’s Race Board Game

Holiday Gift For Children and Adults We all remember the classic Rubik’s Cube, the fun, frustrating and addictively awesome toy that first launched in 1980. Well for those of use that find the regular Rubik’s Cube more anger inducing than entertaining, there’s a new variation of the game that anyone can enjoy! Rubik’s Race is …

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Holiday Gift Guide-SpongeBob Squarepants: The Complete Seventh Season DVD Set

Holiday Gift for Older Children If you have a fan of SpongeBob Squarepants in your house, you won’t find a more appropriate gift than SpongeBob Squarepants: The Complete Seventh Season! This Four-disc DVD is packed with every hilarious moment from season 7. Here’s a brief synopsis: Get ready to squeeze out more than 9 hours …

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Holiday Gift Guide-Mattel Fijit Friends-Giveaway

Holiday Gift for Tween Girls Every year at Christmas, there are a few toys that a child absolutely “has to have.” And for tween girls in 2011, that toy is a Fijit Friend from Mattel! Fijit Friends are guaranteed to become your child’s new interactive best friend and are the undisputed must-have of the holiday …

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Holiday Gift Guide-PlaSmart PlasmaCar Scooter

Holiday Gift for Energetic Kids A gift that helps children burn off some energy is as much fun for the parent as it is for the child, and nothing combines fun and energy-burning better than a PlasmaCar! The PlasmaCar from PlaSmart has been helping kids use up their excess energy since 2003 and there’s a …

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Holiday Gift Guide-Nickelodeon DVD Sets Review

Holiday Gift for Children and Teens Christmas holidays are right around the corner and Nickelodeon is ready with some great DVD releases that will keep your kids entertained through their entire Christmas vacation! From preschoolers to tweens and early teens, there’s a release for everyone in Nickelodeon’s holiday collection! Dora the Explorer: Celebrate with Dora …

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Holiday Gift Guide-Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack-Giveaway

Holiday Gift for Teenagers It’s finally here! Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II is available now on Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack and nobody could be more excited than me to see the exciting conclusion of this epic series. I’ll have a review to post in the coming weeks, but in the meantime, here’s a …

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Holiday Gift Guide-Kre-O Transformers Construction Sets

Holiday Gift for Boys If you have a little boy that loves building block sets, you’re in luck! A brand new type of construction set has just been introduced in Canada and boys everywhere are sure to want to check it out. Kre-O Transformers sets are the next generation of building sets. Designed for children …

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Holiday Gift Guide-Paper Jamz Pro Series Instruments

Holiday Gift for Tweens and Teens Do you have a tween or young teenager that longs to be a rock star? Indulge their fantasies with the next generation of easy-to-use musical instruments from WowWee. Paper Jamz instruments have been a hit among young would-be musicians since they were released early last year and now the …

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