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Hollywood is Calling

October 15, 2010
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Wow. That’s pretty much all I can say about this gift idea. Through HollywoodisCalling.com you can have a celebrity (this word is used loosely) to call someone to wish them happy birthday or just say Hello. Mr. Belding is on the list! And the Hulk! And some guy from the Bachelor too! Wow. HollywoodisCalling.com Phone [...]

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Dudley The Dog

October 4, 2010
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I first spotted these on Pinterest (yes I’m addicted to this website) and then again at the Drake General Store’s holiday preview. What a fun take on balloon art. This is only one of the many great gifts at the Drake General Store, which now has 3 locations across Toronto and an online store (they [...]

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Travel Tunes

September 13, 2010
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My sister is leaving for an extended trip around the world and I spent a lot of time thinking about what to give her. She has the necessary backpack and travel essentials, my parents have given her a good camera to capture all the sights and I didn’t want to load her down with anything [...]

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Silhouette Cufflinks

September 3, 2010
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Some posts for this site I write morning of, others I plan in advance. But my favourite is when I’ve actually bought a gift for someone so have to save the post for after I’ve given it. Did you like your new cufflinks, babe? I thought they were awesome. Le Papier Studio can make custom [...]

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Nile Cruise

July 2, 2010
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One of my new favourite blogs Coco + Kelley featured this stunning boat on her site and I can’t stop thinking about it. Part of a fleet of cruise ships that travel down the Nile this would certainly be a decadent place to lay your head. This company re-introduced the use of dahabiehs on the [...]

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Hot Air Balloon Ride

June 23, 2010
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This brand new blog provided me with a brand new gift idea – a hot air balloon ride. How romantic, adventurous, exciting and memorable! You can see a schedule of hot air balloon festivals here or search out your local balloonist. And visit the Style Storyboard for more inspiring digital collages of art, culture, design [...]

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Smiley Bowl

May 10, 2010
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This bowl sure makes me smile. And I hope it also brightens the day of two dear friends who I gave one to to celebrate the purchase of their first place. The design award-winning Eva Solo Smiley Bowl has a curvy shape that is as functional as it is fun. Eva Solo Smiley Bowl, $136 [...]

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Christopher Sherman Bow Ties

December 29, 2009
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It’s not fair that only girls get to sport sparkly accessories. Just in time for NYE, give a guy (or a gal who dresses adventurously) one of these stunning new ties from Christopher Sherman. Christopher Sherman mirror bow tie, $150. Order Now Similar gift ideas:Zara Fur Lined Hightop SneakersFather’s Day Gift GuideGifted Picks from the [...]

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Famille Summerbelle Family Tree

December 18, 2009
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My fave little Tinkerbell just turned one and I gave her this “extended” family tree filled with photos of some of the many people who love her. These beautifully illustrated family trees come in several colours to decorate a child’s room. Famille Summerbelle also makes paper cutout maps of New York, Paris and London for [...]

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Karl Lagermouse

November 18, 2009
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A fabulous find for fashion-lovers from my friend Aimee! Karl Lagermouse comes complete with requisite dark sunglasses, collared shirt and grey ponytail. The House of Mouse also makes Frida Kahlo, Chewbacca and Edward Scissorhands mice. I just hope the Karl version is skinnier than the others. Karl Lagermouse, $40 USD. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Shevon [...]

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