Hello lovelies. Aren’t you super excited that Christmas is just around the corner? I know I am! I love the holidays especially when I spend time with family & friends. It’s not just about the gifts, but the thoughtfulness & kindness that we do for eachother. I also love this time of year in Canada when the snow will be falling soon, & we sit by the fire & watch Christmas movies & sip hot chocolate. 🔥 ☕️
When I’m shopping for a small and unique gifts, I love perusing for local Canadian brands. It’s such a great way of showing support for small businesses, & they always make such amazing products FYI. Here are some of my favourite items that I highly recommend from some amazing Canadian brands right here in Toronto!
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Flora Body Care – All natural scrub, made from organic ingredients and essential oils, Flora body scrubs are the perfect treat to pamper your body. This locally made product in Toronto, carries three yummy flavours from energizing coffee to soothing mint & cacao, will make the perfect Kris Kringle gift!! $16.49
*theres also a promo when you purchase 2 scrubs get the 3rd free..sweet!!
Parkdale Butter Company – Handcrafted in downtown Toronto, Parkdale Butter Company products contain no preservatives, perfumes or additives. This delicious & delightful espresso balm is sure to liven your skin & senses. Vitamin E & Green Coffee seed extract regenerate skin & slow down the aging process. This cruelty free brand is the perfect gift for that special coffee loving friend or spouse. They have delicious body products aswell. $24.99
Hudson Bay Company – I love love visiting the Downtown Toronto Hudson Bay holiday windows, they are absolutely gorgeous! It’s definitely a tourist attraction. Picking up a statement pair of mittens in the winter is a fashion must-have. HBC striped mittens really make the perfect gift for anyone, as they are unisex & really show the Canadian spirit. Everyone who lives in Canada knows these are the well know Hudson’s Bay Company colours. Made with 100% wool, they make the perfect accessory & gift for everyone. $60
Graydon – Handcrafted & locally made in small batches in Toronto, Graydon developed by Graydon Moffatt, was inspired by native plants from her grandmother’s garden. This Toronto company incorporates the lastest clinical research on bioactive ingredients to help you maintain youthfulness of your skin. This top selling Hydrating mineral mist hydrates skin & keeps it healthy & fresh. Innovative ingredients with a whole lotta luxury. Check out their other handcrafted, & gluten free products too! $29
Bite Beauty – If you haven’t tried these best selling all natural lip products, your really missing out. Hand-crafted in Toronto, the way these lip products are developed one at a time in small batches keeps ingredients stable. I love their matte lip crayons! They are very creamy & contain nourishing organic ingredients that hydrate & smooth lips. This holiday lip set is the perfect present for any colourful person in your life. Set $29
Made Good – I had the opportunity to try this delicious all natural treat on my Air Canada flight to Seattle. These granola minis are peanut free, non-GMO, certified vegan, certified organic & contain the nutrients in one full serving of vegetables from six different sources. Also made from whole grains, they have a great selection of varieties & flavours, & make the perfect nut-free snack for kids & in gift baskets. Made locally here in Toronto. Yummy! $4.99