December 2, 2014
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After the mad spending weekend that is Black Friday to Cyber Monday, a new movement has emerged to give back. #GivingTuesday is your chance to show big support for the causes that are close to you. Knock a gift off your holiday list buy making a donation in someone’s name to their favourite charity. Rethink [...]

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MAC Viva Glamorous Keepsakes Lip Palette

December 1, 2014
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Today is World AIDS Day. And here’s a pretty way to help.those affected. This palette contains six lovely Viva Glam lip colours, and as always, all proceeds go toward helping women, men and children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. MAC Viva Glamorous Kepsakes Lip Palette, $40. Buy Now   Similar gift ideas:Quo Endless Beauty Deluxe [...]

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Pomegranate Advent Calendar

November 24, 2014
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I’m a big BIG fan of advent calendars, but less so of the so-so chocolate they are often filled with, which is why I was very pleased to see the Pomegranate advent calendar. These cute calendars can be customized for 8, 12, or 24-day countdowns to Christmas or Hanukkah with gifts of your choice. There [...]

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Paws for the Cause Calendar

November 11, 2014
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Go and order this awesomely adorable 2015 calendar NOW! And then hang it on your wall with pride because all of the proceeds go toward a scholarship for a veterinary student at the University of Guelph. The lovely humans behind Paws for the Cause always find a fun way to fundraise for their doggy friends. [...]

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Giftagram X Soma

February 12, 2014
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Giftagram, a brand new Toronto-based mobile gifting app, has teamed up with Soma Chocolate to offer a limited edition Ruby Red dark chocolate bar with wild berries, dusted with Sumac powder this Valentine’s Day…for only $1! Plus all of the proceeds will be donated to The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. To send a $1 Giftagram [...]

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ALDO #FriendsFight Bracelet

February 10, 2014
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Something special for your sweetie that hits the mark this Valentine’s Day – the unisex ALDO #FriendsFight arrow charm bracelet supports a non-profit organization committed to global health equity. ALDO will donate 100% of the net proceeds from 1hese bracelets to Partners In Health to support it’s HIV/AIDS programs around the world. ALDO #FriendsFight Bracelet, $5. [...]

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Gifts that Give Back

September 9, 2013
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Check out my recent post on featuring some favourite gifts that give back! From WWF to Kiva, Plan Canada to FEED here’s a list of presents that help change the world. See the List Now Similar gift ideas:WWF Wildlife AdoptionsPomegranate Advent CalendarGiftagram X SomaTyphoon Haiyan ReliefSpice Shakers

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World Repair Kit

May 28, 2013
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Everything you need to inspire kids to make the world a better place in one kit! Ideas for volunteering, protecting endangered species, and ways to help those in need of food, shelter, and health care with a passport notebook to keep track of progress. Serena & Lily World Repair Kit, $24.95. Buy Now Similar gift [...]

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Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas

December 21, 2012
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If you still need to shop, here are some quick gift ideas that will be ready in time for Christmas! Tickets – look up the website of a loved one’s favourite theatre or music hall and order tickets to an upcoming performance. Charity donation – adopt an animal in someone’s name, donate towards life saving [...]

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Habitat for Humanity Throw Blanket

November 28, 2012
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I spend my days working with some awesome Canadian brands and this is a project I’m especially proud of. If you’ve never had the chance to help build a house for Habitat for Humanity I strongly encourage you to. It is such a wonderful cause to be a part of, and hey, you just may [...]

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