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Give the World this Holiday Season with Artisan Boxes from GlobeIn

When it comes to great Christmas gifts, I have a special fondness for items from other countries. A simple home décor item that was handmade by a talented artisan in another country usually becomes a memento that’s treasured for years. And if you’re shopping for somebody that loves exotic items as much as I do, …

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Surprise the Person on Your #TASSIMONiceList with the TASSIMO T47 Brewer-Giveaway

It’s no secret how much I love coffee. I love a simple cup of regular coffee with cream, a fancy latte or cappuccino as a treat, a mocha when I’m in the mood for something sweet…if there’s a drink with coffee involved in any way, I’m a fan. But I’m the only one in the …

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New Parfum Berger Scented Bouquets Make a Great Holiday Hostess Gift-Giveaway

With December just a few days away, I have the holiday season on my mind. I’ve already been shopping up a storm buying gifts for my nieces and nephews, my boys and my significant other. And when I went searching for the perfect hostess gift, Parfum Berger was ready to help! Lampe Berger Canada’s unique …

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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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Giving TOMS this Christmas Helps Give Essentials to Those in Need

Between kids clamouring for presents, parents rushing around to special events and all the other hustle and bustle that the holidays bring, it can sometimes be easy to forget that so many people are wishing for nothing more than a hot meal or a warm coat for Christmas. But Christmas is, above all else, a …

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The Martello Café Stilista Primeo System is the Perfect Christmas Gift for Coffee Fans

It’s no secret how much I love coffee, and up until now I thought I’d tried just about every possible way to brew up the perfect cup. But making a really good espresso is one of those things that I’d just never managed to master. Traditional espresso machines are so hard to operate, and capsule …

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Do Your Christmas Shopping in Style with the Showcase Holiday Gift Guide

If you’re struggling to get started on your holiday shopping this year, there’s one destination that can take you from start to finish no matter who’s on your shopping list. Showcase has identified the top ten gift-giving trends for 2014 and there really is something on here for everyone! Here are the ten most coveted …

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Fashion is Eco-Friendly with the Stylish Bags and Purses from Canopy Verde-Giveaway

Eco-friendly is a word that I think about a lot when it comes to things like food or cleaning products, but I must admit it’s not a word I’ve thought about much when it comes to fashion accessories. So when I heard about Canopy Verde, an innovative company specializing in eco-friendly and vegan bags, purses …

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Your Favourite DIY Fan Will Love Craft Kits from Darby Smart

There’s nothing better than a homemade gift, but a homemade gift can sometimes go wrong too. Pinterest provides endless inspiration for easy crafts and gifts, but just like everyone, I’ve had some Pinterest “fails” when trying to replicate a seemingly easy craft! That’s why I love the concept of Darby Smart craft kits. I received …

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Clean from Floor to Ceiling with Ease with the Shark Rocket Vacuum

There is nothing worse than having to drag around a big, hefty vacuum to clean carpets in a house. But having tried a few different vacuums over the years, I also know that lighter stick vacuums often don’t do more than sweep off surface dirt from a carpet. So if you’ve ever longed for a …

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The Ninja Ultima Blender Has All the Power and Versatility a Home Cook Needs

One of the easiest ways to eat healthier is to prepare food at home, and now Ninja blenders are taking that concept to a new level by making it easier than ever to prepare all kinds of healthy and delicious foods at home. Recently I received the Ninja Ultima Blender to review and I could …

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Home Cooks Will Love Woll Diamond Plus Cookware and PushPan Bakeware from Pangea Sales

New kitchen essentials are a great gift for anyone that loves to cook or bake, and since top-of-the-line products can be pricey, it’s a great way to treat a loved one to quality cookware that will be loved for years. Pangea Sales Inc. is an Ontario-based distributor of high-quality and unique cookware and bakeware at …

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Enjoy Brighter, Healthier Skin this Winter with the KORRES Wild Rose Collection-Giveaway

Finding the right skin products is a constant challenge for me, partially because my skin is constantly changing! I deal with hormonal breakouts all year long as well as the typical aging concerns of a woman in her thirties. But winter brings added challenges such as dryness and dull skin. No wonder finding the perfect …

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Add Unique Flair to Your Wardrobe with Jewellery from Rumi Sumaq

When I choose jewellery or accessories for my wardrobe, I want them to be as original as I am. Even the simple silver necklace I wear every day is one that I personalized to suit me specifically. And when I’m dressing up, I want my accessories to stand out and reflect the unique spirit within …

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Treat Your Favourite Tea Drinker to Mighty Leaf Tea this Christmas-Giveaway

It’s no secret that I am crazy about coffee, but I love tea just as much. And this past summer I had the chance to discover a variety of tea that is going to be my favourite for years to come. Mighty Leaf Tea is an innovative company that combines the rich, delicious flavour of …

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IHOPE Canada Watches are a Useful Gift that Supports Canadian Causes

If you want to give a gift that is useful, stylish and makes a difference, look no further than IHOPE Canada watches. These watches feature a fun interchangeable strap that lets you change the colour of your watch in an instant simply by popping out the face and putting it into a different strap. And …

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Get Glam this Christmas with the OPI San Francisco Collection-Giveaway

Dress up your holiday look with hot nail lacquers from OPI! My personal favourite from OPI at the moment, and one of the trendiest collections of the year, has to be the OPI San Francisco collection. This set of fifteen nail lacquers in shades of brown, blue, red and grey, celebrate the landmarks and culture …

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Travellers Stay Safe with Clothing Arts P^Cubed Pick-Pocket Proof Pants

If you’re shopping for someone that loves to travel this Christmas, Clothing Arts has a great original gift idea that’s sure to be loved for years to come. The company’s innovative P^Cubed Pick-Pocket-Proof Pants are designed to be the absolute perfect pants for travelling, not just because of their style and comfort but also because …

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Protect Your Clothes in Style with Aprons from Jessie Steele

I love having the right accessories to go with my wardrobe and as a busy mom, that means one of my most frequently worn accessories is an apron. Whether I’m doing some Christmas baking or dealing with daily chores that seem unending, an apron is always an essential for me to help keep my clothes …

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Make Quick and Customizable Holiday Beverages with Soda Stream

I am really not a fan of soda. I dislike it not only because it’s full of sugar and caffeine, but also because it results in the production of a large number of wasteful plastic bottles. And while I don’t mind drinking soda water, I find myself getting annoyed by the idea that I’m basically …

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Find Fresh and Functional Gifts for your Favourite Coffee Lover at Williams Fresh Cafe

Williams Fresh Café has won acclaim across Ontario for its fresh and tasty food and delicious holiday drinks. But this Christmas, the popular coffee chain has expended its holiday line to include a fantastic selection of gifts all priced under $25! I received a box of the Williams Fresh Café gift items to review and …

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Stuff Your Family’s Stockings with Personal Care Products from Infusium 23, PERT Plus and BRUT-Giveaway

Stocking stuffers may be small, but they can still be incredibly useful! I always love seeing what fun new goodies might be in my stocking after Santa visits and whether I find the pastry blender I’ve been lusting after or a new tube of flavoured lip-gloss, unpacking all my treasures is an exciting event even …

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Jolica Jewellery and Accessories Provide Beautiful and Meaningful Gifts for Loved Ones

I love finding new jewellery and accessories but I really want the pieces I wear to be unique and meaningful. Costume jewellery is fun, but it just doesn’t add the same special touch to an outfit as a handcrafted accessory with a unique look. So when Jolica, a company that specializes in Fair Trade accessories, …

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Minimize Waste and Keep Food Fresh with the FoodSaver V3460 Vacuum Sealing System

As a stay-at-home mom, I’ve always kept a pretty close eye on the family budget. A little bit of planning can save a lot of money over time and I always have my eyes out for new ways to save money. Unfortunately, despite my best efforts, I still sometimes find that food goes bad before …

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Fill Your House with Fragrance this Christmas with Scentsy

There’s really no one moment or memory that stands out to me about the Christmas season. My affection for the holiday is a combination of tastes, sights and smells all combining to inspire the feeling of Christmas. That’s why I was so excited when I got the chance to review some very special holiday products …

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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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Mom Will Love the Customized Jewellery from Something About Silver-Giveaway

If you need a special gift for Mom, customized  jewellery is always a good option and online boutique Something About Silver has an absolute stunning selection of sterling silver jewellery that any lucky recipient is sure to love. I recently received the Forever Necklace to review and it’s a piece that is guaranteed to warm …

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Surprise a Special Someone this Christmas with Personalized Jewellery from Jewlr

If there’s one thing that most women love, it’s personalized jewellery. Whether it’s a necklace featuring the birthstones of a mother’s children or a ring containing the name of the woman and her husband or boyfriend, there’s just something special about having a pretty and sparkly accessory that was made just for you. But finding …

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Find Unique Hostess Gifts at Lavish & Lime this Christmas-Giveaway

While gifts for friends and family are a big part of the holiday season, with all the entertaining that goes on during the holidays, remembering a gift for the hostess is important too! A little token for the special woman that organized a wonderful party can really help a hostess feel appreciated. And if you’re …

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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-Crock-Pot Designer Series Slow Cooker-Giveaway

Holiday Gift for Cooks From busy working moms to experienced cooks, who doesn’t love the versatility and convenience of a slow cooker? Crock-Pot slow cookers have been an essential kitchen appliances for households for the last 40 years and this Christmas, the company’s gorgeous Crock-Pot Designer Series slow cooker would make the perfect gift for …

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Holiday Gift Guide-Rodial Life & Style Bath and Body Products

Holiday Gift for Women If anyone on your Christmas list is in need of a little pampering, Rodial, a leader in luxury skincare products that really work, has some fabulous gift ideas for you! Their indulgent Christmas gift sets are sure to please the most discriminating recipient. Rodial offers amazing facial skincare products but for …

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Holiday Gift Guide-Gourmet Gift Baskets Christmas Gift Basket Classic

Holiday Gift for Everyone When you just don’t know what gift to give to someone and time is running out, GourmetGiftBaskets.com is ready to step in and save the day. With delivery right to the recipient and tons of gorgeous gift baskets to suit anyone’s taste, giving a great gift has never been easier. I …

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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-Bissell Pet Hair Eraser Cordless Hand Vacuum-Giveaway

Holiday Gift for Pet Owners Pets are wonderful, but they do take extra work. And while feeding, exercising and playing with your pet may not be much of a chore, cleaning up their hair can definitely be frustrating! We used to have a large Rottweiler cross that shed huge hunks of hair all over the …

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Holiday Gift Guide-Tints of Nature Permanent Hair Colour

Holiday Stocking Stuffer for Women If you’re looking for a stocking stuffer for your favourite “gracefully aging” family member or for the resident fashionista, you could grab a box of their favourite permanent hair colour. Or, you could go green this Christmas by grabbing a box of Tints of Nature instead! Tints of Nature is …

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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-CLEANCut Touchless Paper Towel Dispenser-Giveaway

Holiday Gift for Busy Moms Last year I got the chance to review the incredible CLEANCut Touchless Paper Towel Dispenser. (You can read the review here.) This fantastic device is such a lifesaver for a busy mom and is great for when kids come in with dirty hands! The CLEANCut Touchless Paper Towel Dispenser is …

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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-Green Beaver Après-Ski Winter Skincare

Holiday Gift for Healthy Winter Skin Canadian winters are not kind to the skin, so this year, why not give the gift of healing and protection from the rough ravages of winter? Green Beaver has been providing Canadians with safe, natural and eco-friendly personal care products for the last nine years and the company’s latest …

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Holiday Gift Guide-Nescafe Dolce Gusto Specialty Coffee Machines-Giveaway

Holiday Gift for Coffee Lovers For some people, there’s no better gift than a hot cup of specialty coffee. And while there are many different machines available to make fancy specialty coffeehouse in the comfort of your own home, there is only one system that offers the convenience of a pod beverage maker with the …

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Holiday Gift Guide-Duracell Smart Power Products-Giveaway

Holiday Gift for the Tech Addict If there’s one type of person that’s hard to shop for at Christmastime, it has to be the gadget addict. The second a new device is released, they already have it in their hands and they’re so up-to-date with technology that it usually seems like there’s nothing else they …

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Holiday Gift Guide-Reebok inShape Fitness Monitor Watch-Giveaway

Holiday Gift for Getting in Shape A watch is a classic Christmas gift in so many ways. Everyone can use a good watch, and there are so many different styles and types to suit different people. It’s a gift that’s sure to be appreciated, and if you have a friend or loved one that’s trying …

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Holiday Gift Guide-Burt’s Bees Natural Skincare and Beauty Products-Giveaway

Holiday Gift for Natural Beauty Women everywhere are embracing the benefits natural products can provide to them and their families, and skincare products are no exception. Burt’s Bees has been a leader in natural personal care and beauty products for years and the company has some fabulous options for radiant, natural beauty this holiday season. …

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Holiday Gift Guide-Hamilton Beach Stay or Go Custom Pair Coffeemaker

Holiday Gift for Mom and Dad There are some gifts that just keep giving, and for a busy mom, the Hamilton Beach Stay or Go Custom Pair Coffeemaker is just that type of gift. It doesn’t just provide an essential pick-me-up on a busy Monday morning or an energizing boost on a lazy afternoon. It …

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Holiday Gift Guide-It’s a Wonderful Life Blu-Ray Collector’s Set

Holiday Gift for Families There are some movies that are so much a part of the holidays that they instantly bring Christmas to mind, and no film is as widely remembered and beloved as It’s a Wonderful Life. This movie truly embodies the very essence of Christmas, and this year it is available in a …

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Holiday Gift Guide-Sportline SnapShot Pedometer and HydraCoach Water Bottle

Holiday Gift for Good Health If you know someone that’s on a mission to improve their health, you know that gift giving can be a little more of a challenge. Sweets and treats are out of the question and finding something really useful and meaningful isn’t easy. But Sportline has you covered with a whole …

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Holiday Gift Guide-Bissell Lift Off 2 in 1 Cordless Stick Vacuum-Giveaway

Holiday Gift for Moms and Dads Some people believe that a useful household item should never be a gift, but I say if that item is a huge improvement over what a person is currently using, it can be a gift that keeps on giving! When it comes to floor cleaning, Bissell is a master …

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Holiday Gift Guide-Woozie Wine Glass and Bottle Bag Insulators-Coupon Code

Holiday Gift for the Hostess Looking for a hostess gift that’s sure to please? A bottle of wine is always a welcome present, but this year why not get your friends a little Woozie too! Woozie wine glass and bottle insulators are the newest trend in wine fashions and a great way to turn that …

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Holiday Gift Guide-Crazy Stupid Love Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack-Giveaway

Holiday Gift for Couples The sweetly funny romantic comedy Crazy Stupid Love is available on DVD and Blu-ray November 1, 2011! This fun film would make a great gift for romance fans and couples; it’s got an engaging plotline that women will appreciate and has enough humour to keep men entertained on date night too! …

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Holiday Gift Guide-Loove and Sweet Boutique Handmade Hair Accessories-Giveaway

Holiday Gift for Girls and Women It’s pretty unusual for a female’s Christmas gifts to not include hair adornments of some variety because almost every female loves stylish accessories. With so many different options available, it can be hard to find truly stunning headbands and hair clips, but at the Canadian-based online boutique Loove and …

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Holiday Gift Guide-Polaroid Best Under the Sun Collection-Giveaway

Holiday Gift for the Fashionista Remember the simple and classic rounded sunglasses styles of the thirties? How about the brightly coloured, oversized sunglasses of the seventies? This holiday season, give the gift of nostalgia with the help of Polaroid’s Best Under the Sun Collection; designer sunglasses inspired by the fashions of the last six decades. …

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