Holiday Gift Guide

7 One-Of-A-Kind Gifts For The Holiday Season

Gillian Farber | Posted 12.20.2016 | Canada Living
Gillian Farber

Rather than spending hours searching online or actually entering a shopping mall (but let's be honest, no one is leaving their house in a blizzard) I've taken the time to narrow down the extensive list to seven one-of-a-kind, out-of-the-box gift ideas for personalities of all types. You're welcome.

Santa-Worthy Holiday Cookie Recipes

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 12.16.2016 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

From scrumptious, crunchy white chocolate cookies mounded high with berry jam, to fudgy brownie-stuffed chocolate chip cookies that are super easy to make, we've got a festive assortment that will knock the socks off your fireplace!

10 Holiday Gifts For Kids Who Love To Learn

Joanne Sallay | Posted 01.18.2017 | Canada Parents
Joanne Sallay

Gifts connected to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) are also very popular this season. Many modern tech toys help kids interact with technology without losing hands-on play. These gadgets can come at higher price points, so family members may want to pool their resources for one big present.

The Perfect Holiday Gifts For The Drink Lover

Ryan Tessier | Posted 12.08.2016 | Canada Living
Ryan Tessier

The holidays are fast approaching and before we know it the New Year will be here. While we scramble about looking for gifts for our loved ones, some can be harder to buy than others. One particular group that can be exceptionally picky is the drinking crowd. You can't just run to the store and grab the first bottle you see; like I said, this crowd is picky. So to help you out, here are a few suggestions to keep you on track for the drink lover this holiday season.

The Ultimate Edible Holiday Gift List

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 11.23.2016 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

The best part about this gift list is that everything on it is EDIBLE. You heard that right. No need to walk around the mall frantically searching and waiting in lines...all it takes is your awesome self, the kitchen and a few delicious ingredients.

Top 10 Travel Products For Adventuring Families

Amanda Blakley | Posted 01.20.2017 | Canada Parents
Amanda Blakley

As a seasoned traveller, my wanderlust runs deep (from backpacking to business travel, I have circled the globe numerous times). Now as a mother of two, I am passionate about cultivating and passing along that love of travel to my children by placing an importance on collecting experiences, not things.

A Holiday Guide To Giving Greener Gifts

Jillian Doucette | Posted 12.10.2016 | 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.

The Ultimate Healthy Holiday Gift Guide

Theresa Albert | Posted 11.30.2016 | Canada Living
Theresa Albert

Each year at this time, I am inundated with requests for interviews on how to make the holidays a little healthier. I am a big believer in buying gifts that support the goals of the receiver. Here is the ultimate "I love you so much I will help you take care of your health:" gift guide.

The Holiday Gift Guide For An Active Winter

Brent Bishop | Posted 11.27.2016 | Canada Living
Brent Bishop

Having the right mindset, a clear focus on health and the right tools can keep you active and healthy right into the New Year. Here are a few of my favourite picks for an active winter that can also make great holiday gifts for the active-minded.

The Top Geek Gifts For The Techie In Your Life

Sharon Vinderine | Posted 11.24.2016 | 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.

10 Of The Best Places To Buy Unique Holiday Gifts In Halifax

Yelp Canada | Posted 11.17.2016 | Canada Living
Yelp Canada

Holiday gift buying can be a nightmare. What do you get the person that has everything? Don't worry, we've lined up 10 amazing local businesses to make you look like a gift giving hero to everyone on your list this holiday season.

Streaming Is Believing: Your Complete Guide To Media Streaming Devices

Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada Living

This holiday season, it may be time to cut the cord. (The cable cord, that is.) Oh sure, there's still something to be said for live sports and da...

The Top Ten Stylish And Fun Holiday Gifts

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 02.14.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

It is easy to leave holiday shopping to the last minute. With a busy work schedule and social events every second day, it can be tricky to get everything on your list. Here is your guide to the top ten holiday gifts! Shopping will be easy and warm the hearts of those near to you.

Impossible To Shop For: Finding The Perfect Gifts For The Tricky Ones On Your List

Posted 12.12.2014 | Canada Living

Every year, it’s a gamble. Will she love your Christmas gift? Will he find a place for it at the back of his closet? Will you need to keep the recei...

Avoid Department Stores With These Montreal Gift Ideas

Yelp Canada | Posted 02.04.2015 | Canada Living
Yelp Canada

Here are some hand-picked gifts from beautiful local shops in Montréal that will have your loved ones saying "Bonjour, Hi!" and help you stay zen as well. Let's keep the season centered, shall we?

Gardening Gifts Grown with Love

Maija Leivo | Posted 01.31.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Maija Leivo

Our gardens and favourite plants are out of sight, but with the holidays just around the corner, we wanted to share some gift ideas for the gardener in your life.

The Game Plan: 10 Ways To Be Fully Prepared For Gift Shopping Season

Posted 12.11.2014 | Canada Living

Holiday shopping takes strategy; you can’t just walk into a store and wait for inspiration to strike. That’s a great way to end up with an expensi...

Better Than Coal: This Year's Top Stocking Stuffers

Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada Living

As every kid knows, finding their stockings bulging with gifts on Christmas morning is just as exciting as seeing the presents under the tree. But as ...

Green Energy Gift Guide 2013

David Dodge | Posted 02.08.2014 | Canada
David Dodge

Whether you want to spread the good word when it comes to green energy or you're buying a gift for a total green energy nerd you've come to the right place. These gift ideas work for the person who geeks out about the latest solar modules or loves driving their SUV in the suburbs.

LOOK: The Ultimate B.C. Gift Guide

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.01.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The holiday season is upon us, and that means it's time to shop, shop, shop! Whether you're looking for something special for a partner, a parent, or ...

The Best Of This Year's Electronics

Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada Living

It's that time of year again: the newest gadgets and gizmos have arrived, and they are being frantically added to the wish lists of adults and childre...

So Hot Right Now: The Toys Your Kids Want This Holiday Season

Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada Living

It’s every parent’s holiday nightmare; driving around town on Christmas Eve in a vain attempt to find the toy that your child needs to have. Sure,...

250 Canadian Retailers Launch 'Free Shipping Day'

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.10.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Fire up those computers and flex those clicking fingers Canada — it’s Free Shipping Day.As American shopping incentives like Black Frida...

Stylish Gifts For The Women In Your Life

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Style

It appears, last-minute shopping for the holidays is still a man's game. According to recent research, "9.7 per cent of men says they expect to finish...

Gift Guide: A New Take on Old Classics

Kendra Hagerman | Posted 02.09.2013 | Canada Style
Kendra Hagerman

Fashionistas and beauty buffs can be surprisingly easy to buy for. Give them the latest nail polish, wardrobe staple, bold eyeshadow, or funky accessory, and they will melt like lipstick on a hot summer day. If you really want to impress the fashion and beauty lovers in your life, upgrade your holiday gifts to these new takes on old classics.