Plenty of Gifts for Teachers, Coaches & Hosts: Holiday 2015

“Only by giving are you able to receive more than you already have.” – Jim Rohn


faux fur throw

Hosting parties is exhausting and this lux faux fur throw is the perfect antidote for the next day recovery.  Snuggle-up and binge watch TV shows or get lost in a book.  Either way, this gift says put up your feet! $45, available at PC Home carried at Real Canadian Superstore.

Hamilton Beach Cooker

An alternative to a bottle of wine, for the same price, is this 3 quart slower cooker from Hamilton Beach is perfect for small roasts. $29.99, available at retailers across the country.

slate cheese board

This slate cutting board does double duty: it’s both functional and beautiful enough to display a selection of cheeses and meats.  Available at PC Home carried at Real Canadian Superstore.

sagaform cheese block knife

An accompaniment to the cutting board is the Sagaform Cheese Block Knife. $32, available at Shop AGO and online.


Instead of a bunch of flowers, why not a bunch of utensils tied together with a holiday ribbon?  These Acacia Wooden Utensils are $7 each and are available at PC Home carried at Real Canadian Superstore.

Algonquin Pottery

Invited to a country home or cottage this holiday season?  The Abbott Algonquin collection is a welcome addition to any Canadiana-themed home.  Pieces range from $7 – $28, available at Shop AGO and online.

At Home Sarah Style_36.00

Following the bestselling success of Sarah Style, Sarah Richardson takes readers on a tour of the home she’s most proud of designing – her own.  $36.00



Teachers are always toting things from school back to their home.  The creative team at Preloved create unique pieces from their collection of vintage, overrun and reclaimed fabrics and this tote is perfect example of how this Canadian company gets it right every time.  Teachers are always toting things between school and home, so this gift will get much love.  $49, available from Preloved and online.

CBC Mason Mug

Is it time for a coffee mug update?  Inspired by the CBC archives and designed locally, this graphic mason mug is perfect for sipping your favourite brew throughout the day.  $12, available at the Drake General Store and online.

Laura Watt and Ryan Randall Tomato seeds collection (1)For teachers with a green thumb Cubit’s Organic Living offers ethical seeds so gardeners can grow their healthy and organic food using rare and heirloom seeds.  Gift sets are available for the holidays or select from a variety of seeds to custom create your own special gift.  Cubit’s seeds are available online or at one of these retailers.

WinterGarden Lush cosmetic gift

Classrooms are notoriously dry resulting in cracked hands and rough patches.  One of our favourite companies Lush has a variety of products to remedy this and the best part?  You can purchase pre-wrapped gifts directly from their online store!  The Winter Garden gift (featured) contains 5 luxurious items for $37. 95.



Hockey Thermos

Coaches often have to get up before the sun comes up, and if they are winter sport coaches chances are they clock a lot of hours in the cold.  Keep them warm with this Hockey Thermos! $38, available at the Drake General Store and online.

Nude Bee Honey Co.

Coaches spent a lot of time using their voice, so why not soothe it with honey from Nude Bee Honey Co.?  This Toronto-based company is not only passionate about making high-quality aristanal honey but educating consumers about the importance of bees in our world.  $9.99, available online at the Nude Bee Honey Co.

When practices run late coaches are often left scrambling for dinner and so why not ease her stress-level?  David Rocco’s latest cookbook Made In Italy is the perfect pairing with a package of Barilla spaghetti.  Dinner problem solved. . . . well, the planning at least!

Read Plenty More!  Plenty of Gifts for Teachers, Coaches, Hosts & More: Holiday 2014 and Plenty of Gifts for Teachers: 2014

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