Canada Gifts

My Favourite Mother's Day Gifts For New Moms

Angie Campanelli | Posted 05.02.2017 | Canada Parents
Angie Campanelli

Looking for something special for a new mom in your life? These are some of my favourite gift ideas for moms in that first year of motherhood.

How You Can Reduce The Financial Stress Of Attending A Wedding

Sari Friedman | Posted 04.28.2017 | Canada Living
Sari Friedman

If you open a wedding invitation with a sense of dread, it turns out you're not alone. Let's face it, even if you love the people getting married, it's hard not to have visions of dollar signs pop in your head, and feel the impending drain on your bank account.

5 Ethical Gift Ideas For Mother's Day

Candice Batista | Posted 04.27.2017 | Canada Living
Candice Batista

If you are racking your brain trying to figure out what to buy your mom for Mother's Day, why not choose something ethical. Paying it forward with gifts that help others is a wonderful way to celebrate Mother's Day, right? Here are four ethical gifts that are beautiful AND give back.

Tale As Old As Time

Elena Murzello | Posted 03.27.2017 | Canada
Elena Murzello

You have been there. Scrambling for a last minute gift for a child you barely even know. And while kids nowadays will probably be able to type faster ...

Canadian Shoppers Are Generous – And Romantics At Heart

Adrienne Down Coulson | Posted 02.13.2017 | Canada
Adrienne Down Coulson

As it turns out, Canadian's aren't just polite, they also happen to be a generous bunch when it comes to gift-giving. Birthday gifts, second to weddin...

These Gifts Will Instantly Lift Your Mood

The Huffington Post Canada | Chloe Tejada | Posted 01.09.2017 | Canada Living


A Slacker Mom's Guide To Holiday Gifts

Jennifer Weedon Palazzo | Posted 12.01.2016 | Canada
Jennifer Weedon Palazzo

Ah, holy hell. It's holiday gift giving time. And if you're a slacker like me, that means a last minute rush. As if having to roast an overstuffed blo...

5 Gifts That Shout Your Canadian Pride While You Travel

Heather Greenwood Davis | Posted 11.21.2016 | Canada
Heather Greenwood Davis

We globetrotters aren't really that complicated: We crave convenience, fall for a good gadget and know the value of comfort even when we are pushing o...

How Small Business Can Give And Receive The Gift Of Time

Dave Borrelli | Posted 11.08.2016 | Canada Business
Dave Borrelli

Few know the value of time better than small business owners. For them, finding any advantage to make the most of their time is critical to achieving success. Luckily, technology can help squeeze maximum benefit out of the hours they do have. Here are a few ways small business can get more time back as they prepare to close out the calendar year.

7 Hacks For Making Birthday Gifting Easier And Extra Special

Sari Friedman | Posted 08.26.2016 | Canada Living
Sari Friedman

Pretty much everyone loves being celebrated on their birthday, whether they admit it or not, and we're no exception. We've put together a list of seven tips that will help make birthday gifting easier -- and extra special.

25 Retirement Gifts That Will Make Them Feel Appreciated

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 08.10.2016 | Canada Living

Personal gifts are the best gifts.

Wedding Gift Ideas For The Couple That Has Everything

Sari Friedman | Posted 07.04.2016 | Canada Living
Sari Friedman

Guests plan on spending an average of $146 on wedding gifts this year, according to a recent survey by While this budget leaves room for great gifts, many would agree that the struggle is real when it comes to figuring out what to get the couple that has everything.

The Do's And Don'ts For End-Of-Year Teacher Gifts

Sari Friedman | Posted 06.28.2016 | Canada Parents
Sari Friedman

With the end of the school year upon us, you might be stuck on what to get for your child's teacher. The fact is, gifts are symbolic and convey meaning and the right gift goes a long way. Here are some of the dos and don'ts of teacher gifting to help guide you.

18 Father's Day Gifts For $25 Or Less

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 06.15.2016 | Canada Living

Now you won't have to borrow money to buy Dad something nice.

Great Gift Ideas For Outdoor Dads

Carson Arthur | Posted 06.08.2016 | Canada
Carson Arthur

This Father's Day, why not give Dad something a little different? While ties, shirts and golf balls are always appreciated, I have a few suggestions t...

A Grown-Up Spin On DIY Mother's Day Gifts

Jeff Novak | Posted 05.07.2017 | Canada Living
Jeff Novak

It's often said that the gifts you make yourself are the ones that mean the most to their recipients so, with Mother's Day fast approaching, we want to put a grown-up spin on the tradition of homemade gifts. Show your mom just how much you care this Mother's Day with these DIY ideas.

Give Mom A Break This Mother's Day

Sari Friedman | Posted 05.05.2017 | Canada Living
Sari Friedman

Canadians plan on spending an average of $63 on gifts for Mother's Day this year, according to a recent poll by But where are your dollars best spent? Let's find out.

11 Positive Gift Ideas To Cheer Up Sad People

Reggie Ramone | Posted 04.14.2017 | Canada Living
Reggie Ramone

With last week's unwelcoming snowfall coming to an end, we're headed for warmer days and patio-ready weather. For the glass is half full type, it's time to prepare for the fun of spring and summer -- hooray! For the glass is half empty type... well, seasonal affective disorder (SAD) doesn't stop at the sight of spring.

19 Gift Ideas For Your Boyfriend's Birthday

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 03.23.2016 | Canada Living

Consider his passions.. other than you!

Let Kids Open Presents At Birthday Parties, Please!

Samantha Kemp-Jackson | Posted 03.22.2017 | Canada Parents
Samantha Kemp-Jackson

There has been something that's been bothering me in recent years, while taking my kids to birthday parties. It's the "present-opening" time of the event -- or lack thereof. Yes, there's a trend towards not opening presents and I'm trying to figure out why.

Artwork Is A Wedding Gift That Will Draw You Together

Lisa Diamond Katz and Shira Wood | Posted 02.25.2017 | Canada Living
Lisa Diamond Katz and Shira Wood

Artwork is that place where you start your adult married life together. You choose artwork as a couple, and thereby visually diarize this time in your life which means so much. Every single day. Why? Because it's on your wall. Not in a drawer.

4 Toys You'll Want To Play With On Valentine's Day

Carlen Costa | Posted 02.09.2017 | Canada Living
Carlen Costa

Valentine's Day is coming up, and you know what that means. There's no need to be coy about this: If you're planning on getting busy this weekend, why not go the extra mile and bring the right equipment? Investing in a sex toy can make all the difference between a night to remember and an evening you'd rather forget. So here are some highly-recommended suggestions.

Great Valentine's Day Gift Ideas For Men

Sari Friedman | Posted 02.05.2017 | Canada Living
Sari Friedman

Skip the fuzzy bears and chocolates, and opt for something more thoughtful and original -- that they'll truly appreciate. From boyfriends and husbands, to dads and granddads, we've got you covered with a range of unique gift ideas that are sure to please, and help make Valentine's Day shopping stress-free.

The Meaning Of Christmas Extends Beyond Family

Silken Laumann | Posted 12.24.2016 | Canada Living
Silken Laumann

I can feel the shift happening in our family, the shift from it being all about us being together and caring about one another, to Christmas being about caring for others as well. I think this most accurately reflects the true spirit of Christmas, whether we are Christian or not.

A Night Of Generosity Taught Me The Joy Of Giving

Rhonda Scharf | Posted 12.22.2016 | Canada Living
Rhonda Scharf

I've heard it said that "it's better to give than receive," and I've always joked that that couldn't possibly be true. Yes, I give. I give generously, but I have never experienced such an incredible joy from making someone feel special for a few hours.