“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” ~Winston Churchill
Lux Sleepwear was founded by a busy mum who was frustrated that there seemed to be no middle ground between schlumpy college sweatshirt PJs and way-too-revealing lingerie. There is a great variety of styles and pieces from $60.00 – $170, available on-line with free shipping.
If you prefer a more novel approach to nighttime dressing, this waffle Arborist Henley is available in three patterns. Perfect as a base-layer, pyjama top or comfy piece to lounge around the house in. The Mountie Thermal Henley is available in children’s sizes too so you can coordinate your holiday jammies. $30, available at the Drake General Store or online.
A great jean is a classic gift to find under the tree. The Philadelphia high rise skinny jean ($158) with distressed details is flattering on a variety of figures and the higher waist and stretchy fabric is a favourite of moms-on-the-go. Variety of colours and styles available in Yoga Jeans, prices range.
For the seasoned chef or home cook, Seven Spoons: My Favourite Recipes for Any and Every Day is chock-full of mouth-watering, crowd-pleasing recipes. $29.95, available at the Drake General Store or online.
There is no need to sacrifice style for functionality. Bogs makes waterproof, no-slip boots that are ideal for three seasons which makes the price per wear very appealing! The Kristina Chelsea boot (pictured), $190 and a variety of other colours and styles are available at retailers across Canada and online.
For a little glitter under the tree, Jenny Bird’s Branwen Lariat ($98) is a guaranteed winner. The Canadian jeweller, known for her strong yet feminine pieces, are now available at Indigo.
Women wear multiple hats and therefore need multiple totes! The Held in Common WC Tote is perfect for running errands on the weekend or a girls overnight trip. $255.50, available in black and natural at the Drake General Store or online.
Comfy, cozy socks are a must in a wintery climate. Whether a necessity while clomping through the snow, or a luxury while snuggled in front of the fireplace, these socks from McGregor are sure to keep your tootsies warm and a smile on your face! $10, available at HBC.
Winter weather often equals dry skin. This luxurious hand and nail cream from Caudalie is perfect for a purse, $19.
Written by foodie, celeb chef and television personality Mary Jo Eustace, this book is a humourous take on stories and recipes that Mary Jo developed to address her daughter’s auto-immune disease (alopecia) and her teenage son’s growing needs. $18.77 at Indigo.