gift ideas

#UnwrapEtsy Shopping Event

November 21, 2014
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If you’re in Toronto this weekend check out #UnwrapEtsy for a curated selection of gifts Etsy artists starting today (November 21-26, 2014) at The Hunt Club at 709 College St W. There will be items from sonofawoodcutter, covensk, minouette, and handsomeandlace. #UnwrapEtsy Shopping Event RSVP Now Psst…If you can’t make it out (daaayam it’s cold out [...]

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

May 8, 2014
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When I became a mother, the love for my own became even stronger as I truly realized all the things she had done for me over the years. Here are a few things to treat your favourite mama to: Wisteria Pillow, $39. Buy Now Rudsak Rihanna Hobo Bag, $165. Buy Now Porcelain Ring Dish, $25. [...]

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Gifted Insights – Likely General

March 17, 2014
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While strolling down Roncy I peeped into an awesome new general store called Likely General. Always curious about what prompts someone to delve into a cool new retail space I asked owner Brooke Manning about how it all came together and some of her favourite gifts: Why did you open Likely General? I have always [...]

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Pay it Forward

December 18, 2013
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A friend recently told me about a new phenomenon – if you find a lost wallet, you add a $20 to it before returning it – the thought is it will help spread good “lost items” karma into the world. So it was all too fitting when Etsy approached me with a sweet “pay it [...]

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas

June 14, 2013
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I’m now a contributor to StyleList Canada! Check out my latest post full of Father’s Day gift ideas. Looking for a cheat sheet? Here are great gifts for dads that don’t disappoint: Tickets to a favourite sporting or cultural event A home cooked meal to chat and catch up over Framed artwork or a family [...]

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Puces Pop Finds

June 4, 2013
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I was lucky enough to spend the past weekend in Montreal with some of my favourite ladies and popped in to Puces Pop to check out some great designers and artisans. Some of my favourite finds from the fair: Cards and wall decals from Moon And Sparrow Sweet ceramics from Julie Duguay Printed bags and [...]

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You Gifted – Birthday Clues

May 22, 2013
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Gifted Asked: What is the best gift you’ve ever given? You Responded: “For my boyfriend’s 40th I put together a weekend of fun activities for him with groups of friends. From a big family brunch to a bourbon tasting he was kept entertained for days. Each event was a surprise so just before he would [...]

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Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts

February 14, 2013
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You woke up and just remembered it’s Valentine’s Day…and have nothing planned. I’m all about just because gifts and not giving something just because you’re supposed to, so you don’t need to run out and spend a ton to make today special,  it’s more important to show your person that you care. Here are a [...]

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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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Father’s Day Gifts

June 15, 2012
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Thankfully, my father has gotten much easier to shop for. A lovely bottle of wine rarely fails. And still to this day I always make a special brunch. Pair a bottle with a fun bowtie like the one above for the more dapper dad. Or for a new dad, capture early memories into a photobook. [...]

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