Holiday Gift Guide 2012


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burt's bees baby bee rubadubdub kitBurt’s Bees Baby Bee Rub-A-Dub-Dub Set

This sweet Burt’s Bees Baby Bee gift set has everything a mom needs for her precious little bundle of joy! The gift box contains Original Nourishing Lotion, Nourishing Baby Oil and Tear Free Shampoo and Wash made with natural ingredients to nourish and sooth a baby’s delicate skin. Available at stores across Canada or order online at

ARV: $19.99
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teethease rockease necklacesTeethease Rockease Teething Necklaces

Teething babies tend to put anything and everything into their mouths. And when Mom wants to look her best with a stylish necklace, that can mean jewellery and accessories often end up in a baby’s mouth too. Teethease has the answer with its stylish Rockease Teething Necklaces. Made of soft and flexible silicone and designed to look like a natural stone necklace, these necklaces are safe for babies and stylish for moms. Check out the full selection of Teethease Teething Necklaces at

ARV: $34.95
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gjoy diaper covergDiapers gJoy Diaper System

Cloth diapering isn’t for everyone, but for an easy and eco-friendly way to outfit a little one this holiday season, gDiapers are the perfect choice! Featuring soft cotton diaper covers in stylish colours and prints and diaper inserts that are available in either a reusable or a disposable style, eco-friendly diapering has never been more adorable. And little ones will be oh-so-stylish in the festive candy-cane striped gJoy diaper cover! Available at stores across North America or online at

ARV: $23.99
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live clean baby gift setLive Clean Baby Skincare Essentials

For babies that suffer from dry, sensitive skin, the Live Clean Baby Skincare Essentials Gift set with soothe and heal delicate skin. The set contains Baby Wash, Baby Lotion, Diaper Ointment and Non Petroleum Jelly. With natural ingredients including oatmeal, chamomile and lavender, it’s the safe and natural way to ensure your baby’s skin is smooth and healthy! Available at Walmart stores across Canada; learn more at

ARV: $22.99


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company kids pillowcase friends monkeyCompany Kids Pillowcase Friends

These adorable animal pillowcases use cotton fabric and polyfill to turn an ordinary pillow into a plush, loveable friend for children! Available in six different animal styles from Company Kids stores or online at

ARV: $29.00
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build-a-bear happy huskyBuild-a-Bear Workshop Happy Husky

Children will fall in love with the sporty Snowboardin’ Happy Husky available from Build-a-Bear Workshop this holiday season! With a trendy snowboarding outfit, sleek silver sunglasses and his very own snowboard, this plush puppy is sure to become a child’s favourite new friend. And Build-a-Bear Workshop has many other adorable holiday themed stuffed animals to choose from too! Available at Build-A-Bear stores throughout North America or online at

ARV: $65.00
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LEGO Ninjago Kai Alarm LEGO Alarm Clocks

Any LEGO fan will fall in love with the themed LEGO Alarm Clocks available at! From Darth Vader to Lego Ninjago characters, there’s a clock for every child in this fun collection. The clocks feature real working arms and legs and kids will love pushing down on the character’s head to turn off the alarm! Available online at

ARV: $29.99
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finding christmas robert munschScholastic Picture Books

Holiday picture books from Scholastic are a great way to inspire a love of reading in children. Choose from titles including Finding Christmas by Robert Munsch and How Do Dinosaurs Say Merry Christmas? by Jane Yolen. Or let kids celebrate the winter season with a hockey-themed book like The Big Game by Gilles Tibo! Scholastic hockey-themed and holiday picture books are available at book stores across Canada; for more information visit

ARV: $7.99-$19.99
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little tikes big adventures action fliersLittle Tikes Big Adventures Action Fliers

Kids will have big fun with this interactive play set from Little Tikes! The set features two fun tracks, a garbage truck, two airplanes and a helicopter! Whether you little one wants to land the helicopter on the light-up landing pad or launching the foam airplanes down the steep track and watching them fly across the room, there’s tons of activities to keep a child engaged. The Little Tikes Big Adventures Action Fliers set is available at stores across Canada; for more information visit

ARV: $39.99
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meccano sonicMeccano Building Sets

Let your child get creative with Meccano Building Sets this Christmas! Choose between basic sets, robots, Sonic the Hedgehog or even Gears of War! With sets for children as young as five years and fun moving parts, these sets are sure to entertain long after the building is done. Meccano building sets are available at stores across Canada; for more information visit

ARV: $14.99-$79.99
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leapfrog leappad2 explorerLeapFrog LeapPad2 Explorer

For educational fun that kids can’t get enough of, the brand new LeapPad2 Explorer is a sure-to-please choice. Featuring 2 megapixel front and back cameras, a 4GB memory and hundreds of apps, videos and games all designed to teach through play, this kid-friendly tablet gaming system will provide your little ones with hours of entertainment! Available at stores across North America or shop online at

ARV: $99.99
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where's waldo santa spectacularWhere’s Waldo: Santa Spectacular Activity Book

For anyone that loves Waldo, the new Where’s Waldo: Santa Spectacular Activity Book is sure to be a hit. Much more than just a seek and find book, kids can enjoy puzzles, searches and creating original sticker scenes featuring Waldo and his friends. Great for battling winter boredom! Available at bookstores across North America or shop online at

ARV: $7.99


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tape tiger3M Tape Tiger

The 3M Tape Tiger is the perfect stocking stuffer for the hockey-obsessed teen in a household. This revolutionary tool features a convenient cutting system that makes removing old hockey tape from a stick a snap. And the tiger tooth design protects fingers from the blade. Available at Canadian Tire stores across Canada; for more information on the Tape Tiger visit

ARV: $16.99
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world vision gift catalogWorld Vision Gifts

World Vision gifts are a great way to teach tweens and teens about the importance of giving back and helping others during the holidays. There are so many meaningful gifts available, from school supplies for a child in need to cows and goats to help provide food to families living in poverty. Give a gift that will make a difference and take a look at all the gift options online at

ARV: $25.00-$600.00
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mobi headphoniesMOBI Headphonies

Share your favourite tunes wherever you go and do it in style with Headphonies! These portable speakers in a variety of fun character styles easily plug into your iPhone/Smartphone, iPod/Mp3 unit, iPad/tablet PC, laptop, gaming device and more! And despite the small size, Headphonies boast an amazingly full sound. And with convenient USB charging and up to four hours of use per charge, they’re sure to get the party started. Get them online at

ARV: $19.95
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litehawk duoLiteHawk Helicopters

LiteHawk helicopters are the perfect choice for a first-time flyer. With options including the new Duo dual rotor helicopter with increased stability and the Collector’s Edition 6996 that includes flight simulation software, flying has never been easier! And you’ll love the sturdy construction of these little helicopters too. Learn more and find a retailer near you at

ARV: $49.95
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warrior bentley x grip hockey stickSport Chek Warrior Bentley X Grip Composite Stick

For your future NHL player, give the gift of a new hockey stick from Sport Chek. The Warrior Bentley X Grip Jr. Composite Stick features a precision taper flex profile for a low kick point and velvet grip coating for a feel between clear and a soft grip. The soft-core X blade technology uses a durable 20% lighter polymer for better balance and puck feel. Get yours at your local Sport Chek store or online at

ARV: $69.99


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Wii Zumba Fitness Core

Zumba is the Colombian dance fitness program that’s taken the world by storm but not everybody wants to deal with the time and expense of attending a regular class. For those women that want to tone their bodies in the comfort of their own homes, there’s Wii Zumba Fitness Core! This clever kit features 40 hot music tracks and includes a Zumba Fitness Belt that allows for hands-free game play. It’s a fun and convenient way to get in shape and have fun! Available at stores across North America; for more information on the game visit

ARV: $39.99
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Green & Black's Organic -  Bilingual Chocolate RangeGreen & Black’s Organic Chocolate

For the chocolate connoisseur, the rich and complex flavour of Green & Black’s Organic Chocolate is absolutely irresistible. Available in a variety of flavours ranging from simple milk and dark chocolate bars to complex delicacies such as Dark Chocolate with Candied Ginger and Milk Chocolate with Butterscotch Pieces, it’s a sure-to-please taste sensation. Perfect for popping in a stocking! Available at grocery stores across Canada; for more information visit

ARV: $4.29
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scentsy tilia warmerScentsy Warmers and Scent Bars

For a gift that helps give a house a fresh Christmas atmosphere all year long, check out the fabulous warmers and scent bars from Scentsy! The warmers provide all the ambiance of a scented candle without the danger and the variety of scents is almost endless. It’s a gift any woman will love for years to come! Scentsy warmers and scent bars are available from independent consultants across North America; for more information visit

ARV: $6.00-$36.00
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Aerobed Air Mattress

To make hosting guests easier, the Aerobed provides visitors with a comfortable place to sleep and hosts with a convenient bedding option that can be set up in a flash and put away just as easily. Check out the Premier with Headboard Queen 18″ bed featuring an easy, built-in air pump, adjustable firmness, a built-in headboard. Available at Sears and Costco; for more information visit

ARV: $259.99
gift guide snowflake divider Photo Jewellery

A gift that will be treasured for a lifetime, PicturesOnGold Photo Jewellery is a sure-to-please gift choice. The company engraves colour or black-and-white photos onto gold or sterling silver jewellery for a gorgeous and meaningful gift that is especially appropriate for mothers and grandmothers. Take a look at the Heart With Border Photo Pendant Charm, which features a photo on one side and optional engraving on the back. Shop online at

ARV: $100.97
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caseable-multicolor-case_300Caseable Customized Laptop and Tablet Cases

For a gift that’s as original as the person receiving it, Caseable offers laptop, tablet and eReader cases that can be personalized and customized in an infinite number of ways. Choose one of the stylish and artistic designs on the site and make adjustments until it’s just the way you want it or start from scratch and add photos, artwork and text to create the perfect custom case! Shop online at

ARV: $44.90-$69.90

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fresh from teh vegan slow cookerThomas Allen & Son Cookbooks

Surprise the cook in your life with new cookbook title from Thomas Allen & Son. Mom will love making homemade caramels with The Liddabit Sweets Candy Cookbook or making delicious and easy meatless dinners with Fresh from the Vegan Slow Cooker. Even the gluten-free cook in your life can have a blast in the kitchen with books like Unbelievably Gluten-Free! Find cookbooks for all different tastes and diets. Thomas Allen & Son cookbooks are available at stores across Canada; for more information on available books visit

ARV: $16.95-$24.95
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jolica swirl shell earringsJolica Fair Trade Accessories

For a gift that makes a difference, Jolica fair trade accessories are a great choice for any woman with a love of helping others. The jewellery is handcrafted in six of the world’s most impoverished countries and the artists that create it receive a fair wage for their efforts, enabling them to provide for their families. Jewellery is available either at home parties or shop online at

ARV: $39-$199


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sipping-stonesSipping Stones

For the man that loves the pure taste of their favourite liquor on the rocks but doesn’t want the flavour of a drink to be affected as the ice melts, there are Sipping Stones! These soapstone cubes are non-porous so that the flavour of a drink remains pure and delicious. Store the cubes in the freezer and simply pull them out and add them to a drink when needed. Sipping stones are available online at

ARV: $24.95
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>mankind blu-rayHistory HD Mankind Blu-ray Series

This Blu-ray features the adrenaline-fueled 12-hour series about the rise of civilization across the globe. Learn how ancient Egypt thrived while Stonehenge was being built and how China was at its zenith while Europe was plunged into the Dark Ages. This landmark series captures all the action, struggle and heroism of our shared journey. Available at retailers across North America or shop online at

ARV: $39.95
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bic flex 4BIC Flex4 Disposable Razors

The newest disposable razor from BIC features four independent spring-mounted blades for a smooth shave, a pivoting head and a large ergonomic handle. An oversized lubricating strip containing aloe and vitamin E ensures a smooth glide and superior moisturizing. A great stocking stuffer! Available at stores across Canada; to learn more visit

ARV: $8.99
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dremel 8220 rotary toolDremel 8220 Cordless Rotary Tool

For your favourite handyman, check out the new Dremel 8220 Cordless Rotary Tool! With the most powerful motor and best battery of any Dremel rotary tool on the market, it’s sure to be a gift that’s used all the time. And it comes with one attachment and 28 accessories! Available at hardware stores across North America; to learn more visit

ARV: $196.95
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soda stream genesis starter kitSoda Stream Genesis Starter Kit

If you know a man that can’t get enough soda in a day, help him start a healthier habit with the Soda Stream Genesis Starter Kit. With tons of sugar-free Sodamix flavours and the option of customizing the sweetness and carbonation level of your drink so that it’s perfect for you, it’s a healthier way to drink soda! Get yours at an authorized Soda Stream retailer or order online

ARV: $129.95
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philips aquatouchPhilips AquaTouch AT940 Electric Shaver

Give the gift of a close and comfortable shave with the Philips AquaTouch electric shaver! This innovative device features exclusive Aquatec technology that allows the shaver to be used wet or dry. A pop-up trimmer and one-hour charge time make this the easiest way to help your man get smooth, soft skin for Christmas. Available at stores across North America; to learn more visit

ARV: $149.99

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