Canada Gifts

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 05.06.2016 | 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 05.04.2016 | 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 04.13.2016 | 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 03.21.2016 | 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 02.25.2016 | 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 02.09.2016 | 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 02.05.2016 | 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 12.24.2015 | 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 12.22.2015 | 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.

Holiday Gift Ideas For Every Kind Of Host

Sari Friedman | Posted 12.11.2015 | Canada Living
Sari Friedman

Tis' the season of get-togethers. Whether you are invited to a holiday lunch at your in-laws or to a cocktail party with your best friends, nothing says gracious guest quite as well as bringing along the perfect thank-you gift.

A Holiday Guide To Giving Greener Gifts

Jillian Doucette | Posted 12.10.2015 | Canada Living
Jillian Doucette

The holidays are a notoriously wasteful time of year with an estimated 300,000 additional tonnes of garbage created by Canadians between mid November and New Years' Day. With an excess of gift wrap, consumer packaging, and food waste, that's not hard to believe. Here are five ways you can give the gift of green this holiday season.

Tips For A Cheap And Cheerful Holidays

David Lester | Posted 12.04.2015 | Canada Business
David Lester

It's officially December now and I have no idea what to get anyone for Christmas or how much it'll cost. Everyone should be getting ready to be merry and jolly, but I'm banging my head on the wall thinking of what everyone wold love without breaking the bank.

The Top Geek Gifts For The Techie In Your Life

Sharon Vinderine | Posted 11.24.2015 | Canada Living
Sharon Vinderine

Our editorial team at PTPA Media had the opportunity to evaluate some pretty amazing tech that is making waves and will definitely be leaving it's mark for 2015. No need to wait for the Consumer Electronics Show to get all geeky and excited about tech.

The Best Beauty Advent Calendars To Get You In The Holiday Spirit

The Huffington Post Canada | Madelyn Chung | Posted 11.03.2015 | Canada Style

Perfect for those of us who were told we're "too old" for the chocolate versions.

16 Gifts That Cost Less Than $50

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 10.22.2015 | Canada Living

Buying the perfect gift is an under-appreciated talent.

22 Gift Ideas The Newlyweds Will Fall In Love With

Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 07.20.2015 | Canada Living

Before you make out a cheque, check out this list.

10 Savvy Wedding Spending Tips to Keep Your Budget in Check

Sandra Hanna | Posted 07.06.2016 | Canada Living
Sandra Hanna

According to a recent survey by coupon site revealed Canadians spend an average total of $776 on gifts for wedding related events such as showers, engagement parties and the actual ceremony. And that's just one wedding! To keep your wedding budget in check, I've pulled together my top ten savvy spending tips.

The Top Ten Stylish And Fun Valentine's Gifts

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 04.03.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

Here is your guide to the top ten Valentine's Day gifts! Shopping will be easy and warm the hearts of those near to you or you can do something special for yourself.