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The holidays are here and it’s time to rack your brain once again to think of the perfect gifts for all the special people in your life. Why not give the gift that will make their everyday lives a bit happier, healthier, and more productive?
To celebrate Day 1 of 10 Days of Giveaways, tech expert Amber Mac and chef Bianca Osbourne shared their top gift ideas that help them manage their time, simplify their everyday routines and bring them joy! From kitchen gadgets to self-care goodies, you'll find gifts for everyone on your list.
Start your day off right with coffee that can be brewed in about 90 seconds! This versatile machine offers three ways to brew and easy touch programming.
SHOP: Hamilton Beach Flexbrew Trio Coffee Maker, $199.99 at Canadian Tire
The gift for the tea lover in your life! Firebelly tea offers pure tea blends, variety packs and stunning accessories curated with modern living in mind.
SHOP: Firebelly Tea Gift Card, $75
If you’re looking for your one-stop shop for home décor, office accessories and more, Staples Canada is the place for all your gifting solutions.
SHOP: Staples Gift Card, $100
Pamper yourself this holiday season with Canadian-owned True and You! Put together this cute bundle of beautifully-made skincare that includes a glacial clay mask, a so-clean kit and a hand-poured soy candle, and worth $140!
Glacial Clay Mask, $65 at True and You
So-Clean Kit, $35 at True and You
Hand-Poured Soy Candle, $40 at True and You
The Success Planner is carefully curated with the best success principles—designed to help you make the most of your life. The planner includes inspirational quotes, a monthly gratitude diary, goal setting guides, monthly review prompts and more. Get ready to use your brain, manifest your deepest desires and improve overall well-being.
SHOP: The Success Planner, $59 at The Success System
Take your game setup to the next level with gear from HyperX. Known for its super comfortable and versatile products, these gift card is perfect for the tech enthusiast in your life!
SHOP: HyperX Gift Card, $100
This is the backpack of your dreams. It’s literally five bags in one, including messenger-style, over one-shoulder, or with your grab-and-go-handle. It also includes a cosmetic bag that can double as a clutch or a crossbody purse. Did we mention you also receive a cute coin purse with a detachable wristlet, which can be used as a clutch as well? With its silky, easy-to-clean lining, there is also a USB port you can use with a portable charger to keep you charged on the go—because who doesn’t need that?!
SHOP: The Maya Backpack, $315 at Diosa
This cup is everything they say it is. This double-duty, on-the-go drink handler is topped with the Rambler Stronghold Lid—a leak-resistant, twist-on upgrade that’s backed with a dual-slider magnetic technology. Plus, its elevated handle lets you enjoy cupholder convenience just about anywhere.
SHOP: Yeti Rambler Travel Mug, $44.99 at Walmart
This fresh-for-hours, easy-to-clean lunch box is your one-way ticket to packing a lunch you’ll actually look forward to. It’s loaded to the gills with insulation power, engineered with a water-resistant exterior. And built with a rock-solid form factor so it holds its own when riding in backpacks and bags!
SHOP: Yeti Daytrip Lunch Box, $99.99
If you’re shopping for the skincare junkie in your life, Boscia is a champion of clean beauty and plant-to-bottle formulas with proven results. Put together a few of their products to create the ultimate skincare gift.
Cryosea Firming Icy-Cold Cleanser, $40 at The Bay
Pro-Retinal Repair and Renew Waterless Treatment, $67 at The Bay
Plant Stem Cell and Ceramide Barrier-Defense Moisturizer, $59 at The Bay
It’s a clutch. It’s a wristlet. It’s the ultimate in multifunction fashion! This best-selling 3-in-1 wristlet is now made totally from vegan cactus and is small enough to stow away on all your jet-setting adventures!
SHOP: The PLNT 3-in-1 Wristlet, $135 at Poppy Barley
HeyFolks is all about all-day comfort that feels good for you and the earth. From kids to adults, think recycled knit uppers, Bloom Algae soles, and recycled EVA insoles! Their products are locally designed in Vancouver and thoughtfully made, created in a variety of styles, hues, and sleek enough to be worn for work or play. Plus, with every product sold, HeyFolks plants a tree in partnership with Ecologi.com and so far they’ve planted 31,000 trees.
SHOP: HeyFolks Gift Card, $125
Dress like a chef in the comfort of your home with this luxurious apron. Inspired by crispy waist aprons worn by Paris pastry school students, the design is meant to be practical. Covering your knees and easy to put on and off to greet dinner guests, this apron is both elegant and perfect for anyone who loves spending time in the kitchen.
SHOP: Flax Home Apron, $78
Delivering power, precision, and performance, this stand mixer features a 500-watt motor and 12 speeds! It features a tilt-back head, allowing for easy access to its 5.5-quart mixing bowl, and a splash guard prevents messy countertops. With this mixer, beat, whisk or mix anything from kneading heavy doughs or whipping cream.
SHOP: Precision Master 5.5-QT Stand Mixer, $399.99 at Cuisinart