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10 Days of Giveaways is back and better than ever! The Marilyn team has been hard at work rounding up some of the most incredible gifts to give and receive this year to help make your online and IRL shopping a breeze.
Every foodie deserves a great knife set. This one from Canadian company Kilne has a lifetime guarantee and is made from high-quality products to ensure high-quality performance.
SHOP: Kilne 6-piece knife set; $210 at Amazon
For the baker and techie on your list, this rechargeable mixer from Cuisinart is perfect. You can make all your holiday faves as the mixer features a lithium-ion battery that has a 20-minute run-time per charge.
SHOP: Cuisinart EvolutionX Cordless 5-Speed Hand Mixer; $149.99 on Amazon
Give the gift of kitchen inspiration with a collection of cookbooks from Penguin Random House. Cookbooks are great gifts for first-time homebuyers or the foodie in your life!
SHOP: Well Seasoned: A Year Worth of Delicious Recipes by Marg Berg; $32 on Amazon, Lidia’s a Pot, a Pan and a Bowl: Simple Recipes for Perfect Meals by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich and Tanya Bastianich Manuali; $36 on Amazon, Cook More, Waste Less: Zero-Waste Recipes to Use Up Groceries, Tackle Food Scraps and Transform Leftovers by Christine Tizzard; $29.99 on Amazon
Frames can emphasize the beauty of your eyes, make you look sharper, and are the easiest way to give any outfit a little boost in style. This year, why not pick a pair for your loved ones? From classic frames to funky frames, prescriptions to non-prescriptions, and even blue-light blocking glasses for those who stare at a screen all day—Clearly Eyewear has something to suit everyone.
SHOP: Clearly Gift Card, $100
Never has a matte lip colour been so sensorial, as Rouge G combines exceptional softness, depth, and long-lasting (16-hour) wear. The new sleek and modern design of the lipstick offers precise, generous application, with its rounded base that hugs the lip contours and its pointed tip that ensures a precisely drawn lip line. This exclusive matte lipstick comes in 15 intense and deeply chic shades. For the first time, the Rouge G cases are dressed in fabrics sporting the timeless patterns of the Parisian wardrobe; think houndstooth, tweed, chevron stripes, and more.
SHOP: Pied De Poule Case and Lipstick; $86 at Guerlain
Quality shampoo and conditioner can go a long way. Not only are AOB products sulfate-free, paraben-free, silicone-free, and cruelty-free, but they’re also Canadian-made! Founded by our very own hair expert and stylist Aaron O’Bryan, you can now get his salon-level haircare in your own home.
SHOP: AOB Products Gift Card, $100
With OkayOk, socks don't have to be a generic gift this holiday season! These comfy cozy socks come in a variety of colours and sizes. Go for their Dyed Cotton Socks for more neon-vibe or their Sunday Socks to keep your feet warm this winter.
Give the gift of self-care this holiday season with Saje! Their essential oil diffusers are made from high-quality materials and are thoughtfully designed to elevate your wellness and home.
Know someone with the travel bug? Give the gift of campfires, stargazing, and connecting with family and friends with the Parks Canada Discovery Pass. This pass can be used for up to seven people travelling in one vehicle into over 80 national parks, historic sites or marine conservation areas from coast to coast to coast!
SHOP: Parks Canada pass, $69.19
Find the gifts that light up the adventurer in your life! No matter what your activity or sport of choice is, MEC is the place for outdoor gear and equipment.
SHOP: MEC gift card; $100
Every year we complain about the cold weather, so why not get fully prepared and geared up for Mother Nature? Ecologyst carries the coziest yet durable winter accessories to keep you warm all winter long. Whether you're in need of a new toque, gloves, or anything else in between, this eco-friendly and Canada-based company is all about comfort and sustainability.
SHOP: Ecologyst gift card; $100
Get inspired by the outdoors with Sail! Their wide selection of men's and women's clothing, state-of-the-art gear for hunting, fishing, camping, and more will surely win the hearts of the outdoor enthusiasts around you.
SHOP: Sail Gift Card; $100
If you shave regularly, Dollar Shave Club is the products you need in your life. They sell everything you need in the bathroom—from razor blades to grooming products—automatically delivered to your door. It doesn't get any simpler than that. We recommend gifting the starter pack—it's all you need to get set for 2022.
SHOP: Dollar Shave Club 6-Blade Razor Starter Set; $12.97 at Walmart, Dollar Shave Club 4-Blade Razor Starter Set for All-Terrain Shaving; $9.97 at Walmart, Dollar Shave Club 6-Blade vs 4-Blade Razor Starter Set,;$12.97 at Walmart, Dollar Shave Club 6-Blade Razor Refill Cartridges; $12.97 at Walmart
After a delicious meal and a round of gift-giving, the best part of any holiday gathering is a fun game! Whether you're super competitive or just love a good laugh, there are games for any type of group out there. Board games are a great way to get everyone in the group involved and into the festive spirit.