Holiday Gift Guide 2021


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Infants | Kids | Teens | Women | Men | Socking Stuffers

Infants

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Lovevery Play Kits – The ultimate in creative play, these adorable kits are designed to help little ones learn and develop life skills from birth right up to preschool! Pick up a single kit, or surprise a special little one with a subscription. Either way, the quality and attention to detail in theses play kits is sure to impress. Get them online at lovevery.comARV: $120.00

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Bamboo Bamboo Toddler Tableware – For little ones that are starting to self-feed, the adorable toddler tableware from Bamboo Bamboo is the perfect fun and functional gift. Plates feature adorable animal characters, and both plates and bowls have suction cup bottoms to prevent spills. Made from sturdy and sustainable bamboo, this tableware will help little ones master eating at the table. Get it online at bamboobamboo.comARV: $9.99 – $16.99

Kids

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Thomas & Friends 2-In-1 Transforming Thomas Playset – Train fans will love showing off this two-in-one toy Thomas pulling a passenger car. And when the train is opened, a full playset can be set up for more fun! The set includes a miniature Percy engine and also features room to store additional engines. It’s the perfect way to take the stories of Thomas & Friends anywhere! Find it in stores across North America; learn more at fisher-price.comARV: $54.99

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Marshall’s Transforming City Fire Truck – Straight from PAW Patrol: The Movie, this fire truck will provide kids with hours of engaged fun. Marshall can climb the ladder, use the rescue slide, shoot the net or blast the water cannon for the most extreme rescues ever. And lights and sound effects add to the fun! Find it at stores across North America, or online at amazon.comARV: $69.99

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Bright Fairy Friends Series 3 Dolls – If you have a little one that believes in fairies, the adorable and affordable Bright Fairy Friends Series 3 dolls make a perfect gift. Featuring a twinkling mason jar-style home, light-up wings, and four different accessories, kids will love collecting them all. Find them at stores across North America; learn more at brightfairyfriends.funrise.comARV: $14.97

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Magformers Backyard Adventure Set – Kids of all ages love building with Magformers magnetic blocks, and now the experience is even more fun with this creativity-inspiring Backyard Adventure Set! Containing 61 pieces, the set includes fun accessories including a swing, a teeter-totter, and a light-up flower. Since it’s compatible with other Magformers pieces, it gives kids even more ways to build! Find it at toy stores across North America or online at magformers.com – ARV: $74.99

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Bluey Toys and Playsets – Do your little ones love watching the adventures of the adorable Blue Heeler, Bluey? Now, they can join in the fun with a new line of Bluey plush toys, figurines, and play sets! Featuring Bluey, her little brother Bingo, her parents, and other familiar characters, kids will love acting out new stories for Bluey. Find the toys at stores across North America; or at amazon.comARV: $12.99-$149.99

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Cat Construction Toys – For kids that can’t get enough of bulldozers and backhoes, Cat’s line of construction toys will be an instant hit. Younger children will love using the tools in the Fix-It Phillip set to hammer, saw, and tune up the dump truck, while older kids will love the realistic lights and sounds of the Cat Power Haulers vehicles. Find them at stores across North America; learn more at cattoysofficial.comARV: $14.99-$29.99

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Gla’more Dolls – For fans of fashion, this new doll collection is sure to impress! Every one of the four Gla’more dolls features a stunning oversized dress that transforms into a closet complete with light-up runway. Then, kids can accessorize their doll with 13 different surprises! Find them at select stores across North America; learn more at glamoredolls.funrise.comARV: $9.97

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Thomas & Friends Bridge Lift Thomas & Skiff – When Skiff the boat needs to get to the water, Thomas is there to help! This fun-filled playset features a motorized Thomas engine and a large track set complete with a working lift bridge! Kids will love helping lift the bridge out of the way so that Skiff’s sail can fit. Combine it with other Thomas & Friends track sets for even more fun! Available at toy stores across North America; learn more at fisher-price.comARV: $34.99

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Batman Bat-Tech Batcave – What’s even cooler than a Batman figure that’s over 2 1/2-feet tall? One that turns into the ultimate Bat Cave playset! With an exclusive Batman figurine, 11 different action areas, Bat Gear accessories, lights, and sounds, this set will inspire hours of imaginative play. And when it’s time to put the set away, the giant Batman figure adds great superhero style to a little one’s room. Find it at toy stores across North America; learn more at spinmaster.comARV: $129.99

Tweens/Teens

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MEL Science Chemistry Kits – Help tweens and teens develop a love of science with these interactive kits that feature real experiments with amazing results. Purchase a monthly subscription to receive a free Starter Kit and VR headset with all the equipment needed for future experiments. Then, monthly kits let teens experiment with tin, copper, and other substances as they create mind-blowing chemical reactions. Learn more and subscribe online at melscience.comARV: $39.90 per month

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National Geographic 101 Life Hacks – Tweens and teens will find plenty of useful information in this pocket-sized book of life hacks from National Geographic! Deal with stage fright, turn an old t-shirt into a tote bag, fall asleep faster, and so much more! It’s the perfect mini guide for all kinds of situations, with some great scientific facts on why the hacks work. Find it at bookstores across North America or online at amazon.comARV: $9.99

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EvoRetro Gaming Pillow – Every gamer loves personalization, so add a little of it to your favorite gamer’s setup with the customized gaming pillow from EvoRetro! Choose from 12 different colors, then add a name or a gamer tag to the pillow to help add comfort and style to any gaming chair. Order online at evoletsgame.comARV: $91.73

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Let’s Glow Studio – Do you have a teen Tiktok star or Instagrammer? Help them take their social media channel to the next level with Let’s Glow! Just clip the 16-color LED light to your phone, design some cool accessories with the included material and decals, then start recording! When it comes to making videos that wow, Let’s Glow Studio makes it easy. Find it at stores across North America; learn more at letsglowhq.comARV: $29.99

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EvoRetro Pixel Beads Art Adventure Kit – For the teen in your life that lives the 8-bit lifestyle, this crafting kit will provide hours of entertainment. With 13,000 beads in 29 different colors, kids have the option of following included gaming-inspired patterns or creating their own pixelated creations. Get the kit online at evoletsgame.comARV: $39.95

Women

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Jowissa Swiss Watch – With multi-faceted faces available in a rainbow of colors, and a high-quality Swiss design, Jowissa watches are as much a piece of jewelry as they are a timepiece. Watching one of these watches catch the light is breathtaking, and the timeless styles and two-year warranty will ensure it’s a gift that’s treasured long after Christmas. Save 15% on any watch when you use this link! Shop online at jowissa.comARV: $259.00

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Loom Waterproof Sneakers – For the woman that refuses to let the weather keep her indoors, Loom sneakers will likely become her new favorite footwear! Designed as the ultimate waterproof sneakers, they are also lightweight, cushioned for comfort, anti-odor, and eco-friendly! Available in black or white with a great trendy style, you can grab these sneakers for 15% off with coupon code FESTIVE15! Find them online at loomfootwear.comARV: $249.99

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Everlast Pilates Stretch Bands – For the fitness fan, these versatile stretch bands in three different sizes are sure to be appreciated. Perfect for improving flexibility and building strength, they feature a light, medium, and heavy weight band that help to push workouts and stretching sessions to the next level. Get the set online at everlast.comARV: $19.99

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Vivier Brighter Skin Gift Set – This luxurious three-piece skincare set is the perfect way to surprise somebody special with a little pampering this year. Containing Vivier Radiance Serum, Skin Brightening Cream, and Radiant Eye Contour Cream, it helps lighten dark spots and even skin tone for a youthful glow. Get it online at vivierskin.comARV: $253.00

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A Woman’s Garden – Surprise the gardener in your life with this stunning book by Tanya Anderson. Full of information on planting the perfect garden, growing different types of flowers, fruits, and vegetables, and using your harvest to cook and create, this book is as beautiful as it is useful. Find it at bookstores across North America, or online at amazon.comARV: $24.99

Men

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Drinkmate Carbonated Drink Maker – If you’re shopping for a man that wants to cut back on sugar without giving up the fizz, a Drinkmate is sure to be a welcome gift. Capable of adding bubbles not just to water, but to any liquid, the Drinkmate will let him create custom drink creations just the way he wants them! From flavoured water to sparkling juices, there’s sure to be a drink he’ll love. Get it online at drinkmate-canada.comARV: $109.99

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CITY SHRED ONE COMMUNITY Shoes – These black canvas shoes aren’t just stylish, they’re also supporting a great cause! A collaboration between CITY SHRED and Black Designers of Canada, 100% of the net proceeds support the Children’s Aid Foundation and its work to address the overrepresentation of black and indigenous youth in the child welfare system. Optional hand-painted custom artwork by Toronto youth artist Shea Coughlan is also available. Get them online at city-shred.comARV: $114.99

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The Art and Science of Drawing – Any aspiring artist is sure to find inspiration in this step-by-step guide to drawing. Written by drawing instructor Brent Eviston, the book is based on the idea that drawing is a skill anyone can learn…with the right techniques and some practice, of course! Using both old and new techniques, the book lets readers learn to observe and draw any subject they like. Find it at stores across North America or online at amazon.comARV: $29.95

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Better Sleep Weighted Blanket – If your hardworking guy has trouble getting to sleep at the end of a busy day, Better Sleep weighted blankets may be the solution he’s been looking for. This Canadian company offers premium weighted blankets that are clinically proven to relieve symptoms of insomnia, anxiety, and stress. The non-toxic glass bead filling provides a great combination of weight and breathability. And the 120-night guarantee ensures you’ll be satisfied with your purchase! Get the blankets online at better-sleep.caARV: $169.99

Stocking Stuffers

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JL Candy Christmas Candy – Adorably goofy and perfect for kids of all ages, JL Candy is filling stockings with cheer with its themed Christmas Candy! From the cherry fruit jelly Santa Butts to the four-flavor licorice lace Reindeer Barf, these hilariously-named bags of candy are as silly as they are delicious. Order them online at jlcandydesign.comARV: $10.99

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BubbleLick Flavored Bubbles – Every kid loves bubbles, and they’ll love them even more thanks to this edible bubble solution, made with food-safe ingredients and available in four tasty flavors! Choose from Milk Chocolate Chip, Juicy Watermelon Splash, Carnival Cotton Candy, or Glazed Cinnamon Roll. Then get ready to catch as many as you can! Available at select stores across North America and at bubbleuniverse.comARV: $34.99

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Super Fun Brain Teasers and Marvelous Mazes – Keep kids entertained Christmas morning with this fun-filled book packed with puzzles, mazes, and games. The cartoon-inspired artwork will help keep kids engaged, and the optional time challenge will let them train their brains. Find it at bookstores across North America or online at amazon.comARV: $8.99

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Jelly Belly Sugar Free Gum – The newest treat from Jelly Belly, every piece of this sugar free gum is packed with flavor, just like the company’s jelly beans! Choose from four mouthwatering varieties, and then enjoy indulgent fruit flavor…without all the sugar. Find it at stores across North America; learn more at jellybelly.comARV: $1.95

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Clixo Itsy Pack – For kids that just can’t get enough crafting, Clixo is a great way to let them test out their creativity while developing crucial STEM and design skills. Part origami and part building block, the paper pieces connect with magnets, letting kids create 3D masterpieces from 2D shapes. Find the Clixo Itsy Pack and other sets online at clixo.comARV: $29.99

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BindBuddy Jacket Holder – Shopping for a traveler this year? Anyone that’s ever struggled pulling a suitcase, holding a carry-on, and toting their jacket will fall in love with the clever and convenient BindBuddy. Just clip it on your luggage or backpack, wrap the retracting strap around your jacket, and pull the strap tight for a secure, hands-free hold. Get it online at amazon.comARV: $19.99

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Society Socks – A great pair of socks is always an appreciated gift. But a great pair of socks that gives back is even better! That’s the concept behind Society Socks. The company donates a pair of socks for every pair that’s purchased. Purchase a single pair, a gift pack of 5-20 pairs, or a monthly subscription for a gift that keeps on giving! Order online at mysocietysocks.comARV: $15.00