Holiday Gift Guide 2013

Holiday Gift Guide 2013

Christmas is coming and sometimes we all need help finding just the right gift for everyone on our lists!

 

Stocking Stuffers

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Dollar TreeStocking Stuffers from Dollar Tree

Purchase from Dollar Tree starting at just $1.00.

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Dollar Tree offers products at extreme values! They carry many trusted national and regional brands. You can find everything from houseware to beauty products, from toys to craft supplies and more! Dollar Tree is the perfect place to find stocking stuffers for everyone on your list… and every single item is only $1 (or less)!

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Green-Blacks-OrganicGreen & Black’s Organic Chocolate

Purchase Green & Black’s Organic Chocolate at your local grocer or drugstore.

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Established in 1991, Green & Black’s Organic has grown to become the world leader in organic and Fair Trade chocolate and is committed to the creation of chocolate products that provide a taste experience like no other. Using only organically grown cocoa, sourced principally from the Dominican Republic, Green & Black’s Organic believes it’s possible to respect our earth while indulging in the best things it has to offer.

 

Gifts for Babies/Toddlers

snowflakeChristmas LOGOI See Me! Personalized Books, Placemats & Colouring Books

Purchase from I See Me! starting at just $9.95.

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I See Me! produces very high quality personalized children’s books and gifts that build self-esteem by celebrating the uniqueness of each child.  There are books and gifts geared towards various occasions such as Christmas, New Baby, Birthday, Easter, Adoption and more making these personalized items from I See Me! the perfect gift for any child.

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babyorganicjoynew-01Organic Baby Products from Baby Organic Joy

Purchase from Baby Organic Joy

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Baby Organic Joy is an online organic baby store based in Toronto whose goal is to provide certified organic baby products and baby products made with organic ingredients at affordable prices.  They carry everything you might need such as organic bedding, organic carriers, organic clothing, organic diapering, organic baby skin care and bath products, organic toys, organic feeding and much more.

snowflake284ee2926405c7bc1134c0cca2f0abf2Teach My! Baby, Toddler and Pre-schooler Learning Kits

Purchase from Teach My! starting at just $14.95.

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Teach My, award winning all-in-one learning kits for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. No need to spend hundreds of dollars going to several stores buying individual teaching tools, Teach My kits provide everything necessary for learning the basics, all in a portable and storable case.

snowflakeHA0924lgPlayskool Rocktivity Shake ‘N Groove Microphone Toy

Purchase from Amazon for only $14.86

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The Shake ‘N Groove Microphone toy is fun for the whole family – fun for little ones who love the lights, music and sounds, and fun for you because it’s music you’ll love! How cool will it be when your little one shakes, shimmies and grooves to “Born This Way,” made popular by Lady Gaga? Your little one’s motions control the tempo of the music, and the fun sound and light effects make every move stimulating and enjoyable. But if it’s getting too noisy, you can use the volume control to bring it on down. Get your groove on with your child and the Shake ‘N Groove Microphone toy!

 

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sophie-booksSophie la girafe Story Collection from DK Publishing

Purchase from DK Canada from only $5.99

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DK brings the magical and timeless world of Sophie la giraffe to life with these delightful books for babies!  A classic shower gift, a favourite among moms and a fixture in nurseries for more than 50 years, Sophie la girafe is the most famous first toy for babies in the world.  Sophie la Girafe and her adorable friends, Margot the Turtle, Josephine the mouse, Lazare the Cat, Kiwi the bird and Gabin the Bear will charm preschoolers in this new series of delightful first books. Each title is packed with wonderful images and engaging text that encourages parent-child interaction.

 snowflaketranquil turtleCloud B Tranquil Turtle from Mastermind Toys

Purchase from Mastermind Toys for only $54.95

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The Tranquil Turtle from Could B combines soothing lights and sound in one fun product! Say goodbye to restless nights! Tranquil Turtle projects a magical underwater light effect as with a gentle wave motion and plays 2 soothing sounds: tranquil melody and ocean waves to help children sleep. Its shell also glows in a relaxing aquamarine colour. You can adjust the brightness using slide control. It turns off automatically after 23 minutes to preserve energy after your child has fallen asleep.

Since 1984, Mastermind Toys has represented the very best in quality toys and books for children, and this tradition continues to this day.  They take a personal interest in choosing products that awaken creativity, encourage curiosity, enhance motor skills, develop imagination, challenge thinking and offer a child hours of fun! Mastermind Toys always choose toys that stand the test of time… which translates into more value for your money.

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Playskool Poppin' Park Pop 'n Pick Up Elefun Toy Playskool Poppin’ Park Pop ‘n Pick Up Elefun Toy

Purchase from Amazon for only $29.99

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Let your little one push, pop and pick up with a fun elephant pal. Pushing the Pop ‘n Pick Up Elefun makes colorful balls pop out of the elephant’s trunk and it’s baby’s guess which way they’ll roll. Then it’s their job to steer the toy to roll over the balls and pick them up to start the fun all over again. The put-and-take ball play will help baby learn cause and effect and practice her gross motor skills, but your child will it’s just an elephant-powered ball. With five colorful balls and unpredictable surprises, the Pop ‘n Pick Up Elefun is exciting, engaging and, most of all, fun.  (Age: 18 mos and up)

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ElecopterElecopter by Michael Slack

Purchase from Amazon for only $15.99!

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Fly along with Elecopter as she soars above the savannah, patrolling the skies with her fire-hose nose at the ready. The other animals are safe with Elecopter on the scene—Elecopter is a hero for all! Preschoolers are in for a treat in this chant-along companion to Monkey Truck.

 

Gifts for Children

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51WV2JZVWJLMy Little Pony DVDs including “A Very Minty Christmas”

Purchase from Amazon starting at $14.97

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The true meaning of Christmas is not found in packages or a visit from Santa, but in friendship and genuine concern for others. In “A Very Minty Christmas,” Minty accidentally breaks the glowing “here comes Christmas candy cane” that traditionally leads Santa through the clouds to Ponyville. Horrified that she has ruined Christmas for the entire village, Minty embarks on a perilous journey to the North Pole. Along the way, she learns the value of true friendship and discovers that simply giving of oneself can ensure a great Christmas for everyone. In “Dancing in the Clouds,” Twinkle Twirl and her friend Sky Wishes strive to create an extra special dance for the friendship ball. Thanks to a little help from Star Catcher, the two friends harness the power of friendship to create a beautiful dance and a very special memory.

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Care BearsCare Bears Classic Plush by Hasbro

Purchase from Toys “R” Us for only $24.99 each

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Kids will love to cuddle up with the their favourite characters from the Care Bears: Welcome to Care – a – lot animated series with the Care Bear Classic Plush assortment. Care Bears are always ready to spread cheer, kindness , friendship , and fun! Each huggable bear in the collection feature s its colourful signature belly badge and classic hip heart.  (Age:  3 years and up)

 

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jill yogaAthletic Wear for Girls from Jill Yoga

Purchase from Jack and Jill starting at only $22.00!

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Jill Yoga started in 2012 and is available at The Bay stores across Canada. They offer fashionable, functional and most importantly affordable athletic wear for girls ranging from sizes 2-16. Jill Yoga is all about promoting self confidence and living a healthier lifestyle, all while looking fabulous!

 

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cinedigmHoliday DVDs from Cinedigm

Purchase from Amazon starting at only $12.95!

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Kids and families will count down to Christmas with the DVD debut of the beloved international sensation, The Secret World of Santa Claus!  Pint-size viewers will have a lot to bee excited about this holiday season when The Hive, the animated TV series for preschoolers on Disney Junior from Bejuba! Entertainment, comes to DVD and digital for the first time!

snowflake33250LeapPad2 Power

Purchase from LeapFrog for only $109.99!

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Power up the learning with LeapPad’s fully rechargeable kids’ tablet! The LeapPad2 Power learning tablet is built durable just for kids, with tons of fun features built-in. Includes a custom-built recharger pack – a $40 value!

The LeapPad2™ Power learning tablet includes 9 apps, 4GB memory and loads of exciting features in a kid-tough tablet designed just for kids! Take pictures and videos with front-and-back cameras/video recorders. Play, draw and write on the 5″ touch screen with the included stylus. Tilt and shake for motion-based play, customize and care for a lovable pet, and create masterpieces in the Art Studio.   Ages 3-9 Years

snowflakebuild-a-bearBuild-A-Bear Workshop

Purchase from Build-A-Bear at a location near you!

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Give the Build-A-Bear Workshop® gift of friendship this holiday season. There is something for everyone—including holiday favourites, new MY LITTLE PONY friends, winter-themed stuffed animals, personalized picks, gifts that give back, stocking stuffers and more. Of course, you can always give the Build-A-Bear Workshop experience with a Bear Buck$® gift card to make memories that last a lifetime.

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Panda BearPanda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? 10th
Anniversary Edition by Bill Martin Jr/Eric Carle

Purchase from Amazon for only $19.99!

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Ten years ago, the creators of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? reunited to address the important topic of animal conservation. The result, Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?, became an instant classic.

A Bald Eagle soars, a Spider Monkey swings, a Macaroni Penguin struts, and a Red Wolf sneaks through Bill Martin Jr’s rhythmic text and Eric Carle’s vibrant images, and all are watched over by our best hope for the future—a dreaming child.

 

Gifts for Her

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ogc_3905_dWorld Vision Artisan Gifts

Purchase from World Vision starting at just $30.00.

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Wrap up these beautiful handcrafted items and support projects worldwide that help parents build brighter futures for their children.   These gifts are a great way to give back to others and help those in need while still giving a beautifully crafted item the recipient is sure to love.  These are truly meaningful gifts that will make a difference.

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CalendarKulaPix Photo Gifts

Purchase from KulaPix starting at just $14.00 (Regular Price) and get 40% off EVERYTHING until 2014!

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Create personalized Photobooks, Calendars, Mugs and Gifts with such ease, you will be amazed. KulaPix have created a builder that allows quick auto filled projects that can be completed in minutes, or for the creative type, enjoy the limitless possibilities and create your project manually. With professionally designed layouts, art, borders, backgrounds and themes. Kulapix has taken the idea of scrapbooking to an extraordinary level making it easy to enhance your most valuable memories, so you can cherish them for life.

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Own_Sample_1Milk Mom Baby Breast Milk Keepsakes

Purchase from Milk Mom Baby starting at just $16.00.

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At Milk Mom Baby you can purchase a kit to preserve breast milk in a beautiful keepsake locket as a unique memento of this time in a mothers life.  It a unique gift for any mother.  The kit comes complete with everything you need including ingredients for preservation, detailed instructions, and a locket with a chain so your finished piece will be ready to wear.

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Essentia Natural Memory Foam PillowNatural Memory Foam Pillow from Essentia

Purchase from Essentia starting at just $129.

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Essentia Natural Memory Foam is made using hevea milk (rubber tree sap). It feels like the memory foam we all know and love, but it’s made without the gunk.  The pillows are also breathable and hypoallergenic for a healthy sleep environment and come in variety of different types to suit all sleep styles.

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candle-impressions-pillar-candlesCandle Impressions Flameless Candles

Purchase Candle Impressions starting at just $5.95.

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Candle Impressions flameless candles provide the perfect candlelight effect without the worry of traditional flame burning candles. The candles flicker is so real, you will think it is a real flame. And, just like wick-burning candles, you can choose from scented or unscented varieties of battery operated candle.

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Slate 7HP Slate 7 Tablet

Purchase from HPShopping.ca for only $149.99

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The HP Slate 7 tablet is a sleek, 7-inch diagonal touchscreen tablet that weighs just 13 ounces, making it an ideal affordable device for people on-the-go. Stay on top of your busy schedule with onboard apps and capture photo and video to share with the front-facing video webcam and 3 MP camera on the back. Running on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean), the Slate 7 provides access to the Google Play Store which offers a multitude of exciting apps right at your fingertips. The Slate 7 is also the industry’s first tablet to feature Beats Audio™ for the best-sounding richest audio available. Printing is a breeze with the built-in HP ePrint app that allows you to email important documents and memorable photos to any ePrint-enabled HP printer and have them waiting for you at home or the office.

snowflakecaseableCases and Covers for Your Electronics from Caseable 

Purchase from Caseable starting at just $34.90.  Use Coupon Code: frugalmomholiday to get 20% off your order until December 26th!

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Caseable is a young, urban company offering custom products for laptops, kindles, iPads, e-readers, tablets, smartphones, and more. At Caseable, you are the designer. Create your own case in our custom tool directly from our website, or select from our ever-growing collection of in house designs and artist collections. Upload photos, add text, select your add-on features, and more.

 

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GalleryBox2Gallery Box from PosterJack

Purchase from PosterJack starting at just $4.99.

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From timeless Framed Photos to cutting-edge Metal Prints, Posterjack offers the largest variety of photo art products in Canada.  If you’re looking for something that is versatile and will look good no matter how or where you display it, the Gallery Box is definitely it. Adaptable, designer-approved, and quickly growing in popularity, the Gallery Box is the new black of interior design.

 

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SnackboxSnackbox Subscription

Gift a Snackbox Subscription starting at just $24.  Use Coupon Code FRUGALMOMEH to get $15 off your subscription.

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Snackbox is a Vancouver start-up. The first Snackbox was shipped in March 2013. Snackbox is a monthly subscription featuring curated premium, natural, and delicious snacks. Our trained chef and holistic nutritionist, Laura Mar, carefully chooses all the products that are part of Snackbox. 

The snacks are selected based on their ingredients and taste appeal. We are on a mission to help our customers discover new and delicious snacks that are healthier alternatives to the typical junk food.

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BernardinBernardin – The Perfect Crafting Toolkit

Purchase Bernardin products starting at Just $1.10.

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Gone are the days when mason jars would be used solely for home canning!  This holiday season, take these timeless pieces and transform them into perfect decorations!  Candleholders, flower vases, light fixtures – the possibilities are endless!

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sodastream-jet-starter-kit1SodaStream – Home Soda Makers

Purchase a SodaStream Home Soda Maker Kit Starting at Just $89.99.

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Make your favourite soda drinks in the comfort of your home in seconds. SodaStream’s products include drinks makers, flavored syrups, gas cylinders and bottles. They seek to revolutionize the beverage industry by reducing plastic bottle waste and being an environmentally friendly product.

 

 

 

 Gifts for Him

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Travel-MugsKulaPix Photo Gifts

Purchase from KulaPix starting at just $14.00.

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Create personalized Photobooks, Calendars, Mugs and Gifts with such ease, you will be amazed. KulaPix have created a builder that allows quick auto filled projects that can be completed in minutes, or for the creative type, enjoy the limitless possibilities and create your project manually. With professionally designed layouts, art, borders, backgrounds and themes. Kulapix has taken the idea of scrapbooking to an extraordinary level making it easy to enhance your most valuable memories, so you can cherish them for life.

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Essentia Natural Memory Foam PillowNatural Memory Foam Pillow from Essentia

Purchase from Essentia starting at just $129.

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Essentia Natural Memory Foam is made using hevea milk (rubber tree sap). It feels like the memory foam we all know and love, but it’s made without the gunk.  The pillows are also breathable and hypoallergenic for a healthy sleep environment and come in variety of different types to suit all sleep styles.

snowflakeStackedWatchesIHOPE Canada Watches

Purchase from IHOPE starting at just $15.00. Use code FMESHIP to get free shipping for a limited time!

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This is an amazing colourful watch that has interchangeable heads and straps. Each purchase will make a social impact by supporting a Canadian Cause. We sell black, grey, white, blue, red, and green watches. Each watch represents a Canadian Charity, and we will send a portion of the proceeds from each watch to the organization. Purchase this gift knowing you will make a difference for your fellow Canadians!

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Slate 7HP Slate 7 Tablet

Purchase from HPShopping.ca for only $149.99

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The HP Slate 7 tablet is a sleek, 7-inch diagonal touchscreen tablet that weighs just 13 ounces, making it an ideal affordable device for people on-the-go. Stay on top of your busy schedule with onboard apps and capture photo and video to share with the front-facing video webcam and 3 MP camera on the back. Running on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean), the Slate 7 provides access to the Google Play Store which offers a multitude of exciting apps right at your fingertips. The Slate 7 is also the industry’s first tablet to feature Beats Audio™ for the best-sounding richest audio available. Printing is a breeze with the built-in HP ePrint app that allows you to email important documents and memorable photos to any ePrint-enabled HP printer and have them waiting for you at home or the office.

snowflakecaseableCases and Covers for Your Electronics from Caseable 

Purchase from Caseable starting at just $34.90.  Use Coupon Code: frugalmomholiday to get 20% off your order until December 26th!

READ THE REVIEW HERE!

Caseable is a young, urban company offering custom products for laptops, kindles, iPads, e-readers, tablets, smartphones, and more. At Caseable, you are the designer. Create your own case in our custom tool directly from our website, or select from our ever-growing collection of in house designs and artist collections. Upload photos, add text, select your add-on features, and more.

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Bicycle CribbageBicycle Playing Cards: Cribbage

Purchase Bicycle Playing Cards from amazon and various retailers Canada Wide

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Holiday time is family time!  Instead of hovering around the television this year, why not break out a deck of cards and have some old-fashioned fun!  This holiday, start a family tradition and teach your kids the age-old game of Cribbage.

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611_82311_PHamilton Beach Searing Grill

Purchase from Hamilton Beach for just $89.99

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Deliver outdoor grilling results in the comfort of your own kitchen with the Hamilton Beach® searing grill. Even if the snow is raging outside, you can still whip up delicious burgers, steaks, veggies, and anything else you can dream of. Specialized design helps lock in juices and flavours for mouth-watering meals!

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 NorthlandNorthland Firelogs

Northland®/MD products can be found at many retail locations across Canada.

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Deliver outdoor grilling results in the comfort of your own kitchen with the Hamilton Beach® searing grill. Even if the snow is raging outside, you can still whip up delicious burgers, steaks, veggies, and anything else you can dream of. Specialized design helps lock in juices and flavours for mouth-watering meals!

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SnackboxSnackbox Subscription

Gift a Snackbox Subscription starting at just $24.  Use Coupon Code FRUGALMOMEH to get $15 off your subscription.

ENTER TO WIN HERE!

Snackbox is a Vancouver start-up. The first Snackbox was shipped in March 2013. Snackbox is a monthly subscription featuring curated premium, natural, and delicious snacks.

Our trained chef and holistic nutritionist, Laura Mar, carefully chooses all the products that are part of Snackbox.  The snacks are selected based on their ingredients and taste appeal. We are on a mission to help our customers discover new and delicious snacks that are healthier alternatives to the typical junk food.

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sodastream-jet-starter-kit1SodaStream – Home Soda Makers

Purchase a SodaStream Home Soda Maker Kit Starting at Just $89.99.

READ THE REVIEW HERE!

Make your favourite soda drinks in the comfort of your home in seconds. SodaStream’s products include drinks makers, flavored syrups, gas cylinders and bottles. They seek to revolutionize the beverage industry by reducing plastic bottle waste and being an environmentally friendly product.

 

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FirstalertFirst Alert: Home Safety Products

Purchase from First Alert Starting at Just $19.99.

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Are you wondering what to get Dad for the holidays?  Is this your thought every year?  Stop wondering, and get him something both useful and practical – a First Alert Man Cave Safety Pack!   First Alert is Canada’s most trusted brand in home safety. They are recognized for their premium standard of smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms, fire extinguishers, safes, security cameras, and so much more.