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Eggnog Cinnamon Rolls

Posted November 21, 2014 by Guest Contributor

Eggnogg Cinnamon RollsOne of my favourite holiday treats is a tall glass of eggnogg with some nutmeg grated over it.  Eggnog sure is a love it or hate it thing though!   This recipe for Eggnog Cinnamon Rolls is a great way for even non-eggnogg-ers to enjoy some of the special holiday beverage. Eggnog Cinnamon Rolls INGREDIENTS […]

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Open your home to guests this holiday season, without the stress! {Giveaway}

Posted November 20, 2014 by Anonymous

Often during the holidays we have family from afar come and stay with us for a few days over the season. This year our guests changed things up a little and visited us over Thanksgiving. Before preparing for guests, I always feel a little stressed out,…

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Your Go-To Guide For Shopping This Black Friday

Posted November 20, 2014 by Sonya

Black Friday is a crazy day of shopping that’s an annual tradition for our friends in the United States. It usually occurs the day after the American Thanksgiving holiday. This national shopping extravaganza unofficially kicks off the holiday shopping season […]

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RBC Avion Holiday Boutique Coquitlam Center #AvionVIP

Posted November 19, 2014 by Jodi Shaw

Imagine holiday shopping without the crowds, a chance for a break to sit back and relax for a few moments, take in the some Christmas music and lights, get some presents wrapped and enjoy the festive season. Oh if there was only such a place.  There actually is. RBC Avion Holiday Boutique located at Coquitlam […]

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Fashion

Urban Street Style: The Hipster Kid Bomber

Posted November 19, 2014 by Sonya

Street style, I’m sure you’ve heard of it before. There are thousands of fashion blogs dedicated to just that, they capture real style that is found in everyday life and off the runways. We love it! We love the idea, and […]

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10 Jaw-Dropping Gingerbread Houses You Must See

Posted November 17, 2014 by Anonymous

Looking for a wonderful tradition to start with your family this holiday season? Why not throw on the aprons, bust out the icing and decorate your very own gingerbread house! They make a wonderful centerpiece for your holiday dinner or […]

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Kelloggs Help Kids in Need #ToysforTreats

Posted November 15, 2014 by Jodi Shaw

With the holiday season approaching, it’s common for most of us to think about what gifts we are going to buy for our kids, our family members, friends and those we love. But this year our family, feeling so blessed to be in a new home have decided to focus on giving to others throughout […]

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Gifts Made Easy With Shoppers Drug Mart

Posted November 13, 2014 by Loukia

It’s November, which means we can now officially start talking about and getting ready for… the holiday season! Aren’t you excited? There are two times of the year I’m the happiest: summer, and Christmas. I am starting to plan my shopping lists—for myself, and for those I’m buying for this year. I always love shopping at Shoppers Drug Mart because they have a huge selection of gift ideas for my friends, family, neighbours, teachers, and anyone else on my shopping list. This year, shopping is even easier at Shoppers Drug Mart with the new gift finder which is available online.

With so many fragrances, gorgeous gifts, yummy treats and the latest toys and electronics, Shoppers Drug Mart has GIFTS MADE EASY for everyone—and it’s one-stop shopping—total bonus!

I think I’m a smart shopper, especially for the holidays—I make my lists early, I know who I’m shopping for, I ask my kids to prepare their “must-have” lists and I even start shopping before Halloween. However… I also wait for the last minute for a lot of my purchases, because I love the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping a few days before Christmas, and because sometimes, I just run out of time. I love that I can pick up last minute holiday gifts for people on my list at Shoppers Drug Mart, including stocking stuffers.

This year, Shoppers Drug Mart has even created an online “destination” so you can filter hundreds of gift ideas by price, categories or even for the type of person you’re shopping for, so your holiday shopping can be completely stress-free. Every Shoppers Drug Mart location also has some great in-store sales, promotions, and exclusive holiday gifts sets (ooh la la!) from November 12th to December 25th. (So even if you’re a last minute holiday shopper, like myself, you have nothing to worry about.) Plus, most locations are open late!

Mark these dates down in your calendar, too; they are the dates of the Holiday Gift guide launches:

“Give Beauty, beautyBOUTIQUE by Shoppers Drug Mart”—Available now.
“Get Set for the Happiest Holidays!”—November 15th.

And keep an eye out of three additional gift guides/beauty books available in late November and December.

I’ve created my own “wish-list” from Shoppers Drug Mart… if Santa is listening!

1. Fragrance Sampler and Certificate Collector’s Edition For Her: I could spend hours is Shoppers just trying different fragrances, and every year, I add a new “favourite” to my perfume collection. Last year it was Prada Candy and this year… well, I’m just not sure yet! I’ve always loved the smell of Dolce and Gabbana Light Blue, but there are others I love as well. This Fragrance Sampler set is perfect because it comes with a deluxe sample of ten of the best-selling women’s fragrances so you can try them out at home and when you’ve selected your favourite one, use the gift certificate that comes with this kit to buy a full size bottle.

2. Quo by Orly 18 piece Mini Nail Polish Set: I love nail polish—to receive, or to give, any time of the year, but especially for the holidays. I love this set because it comes with so many great colours, and a big selection of pink shades, which are always my favourite. I also love the festive glitter polish, that’ll be perfect for celebrating New Year’s Eve, no matter what I’m wearing.

3. Eye Studio Mascara Sampler: This kit is perfect for every single friend I know because we’re always on the look out for the perfect mascara. I go through favourites, but I love to try out new brands to see what else is out there and if there is something that’s even better than the one I’m currently using. This kit comes with seven of the best-selling mascaras by top brands like Smashbox, Benefit, and more. I would love to gift this to my BFF!

Shopping at Shoppers Drug Mart is one thing, but winning the items on your shopping list is even sweeter. From December 1st to the 24th, visit the Shoppers Drug Mart website and play the Unwrap to win game for a chance to win great prizes from beauty, fragrances, skin care sets to toys, electronics and gift cards. (They are giving away 15 great prizes daily, (360 in total) so you have an excellent chance of winning!)

Also, make sure to join the #SDMHolidays contest on twitter, and retweet for a chance to win 1 of 10 $100 Shoppers Drug Mart gift cards! Contest ends November 21st, so you’ve got to get in on the fun now—so you don’t miss out.

There are great gifts at Shoppers Drug Mart for the Modern Man in your life, too—you can find the perfect gift for your husband or father at Shoppers Drug Mart, from fragrance to grooming essentials like the Gillette ProGlide Holiday Pack (perfect as a stocking stuffer!) and even great electronics gear.

Of course, Shoppers Drug Mart also happens to be my go-to store for all the yummy treats for the holidays… like my favourite chocolates, Turtles, Toffifee, and Toblerone—my favourite holiday chocolates! There are so many great sets just ready for giving away to The Entertainer, co-workers, the mail man, the FedEx delivery guy.. and even your hair dresser. I love how there is so much I can get from one store., inclduing Advil, because after all that gift wrapping, that’s what you’ll be needing.

This holiday season, I’ll be shopping at Shoppers Drug Mart. It’s #giftsmadeeasy, every day.

Disclaimer: Although this post has been generously sponsored by Shoppers Drug Mart, the opinions and language are my own, and in no way do they reflect Shoppers Drug Mart. 

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    How To Prepare For Pictures With Santa

    Posted November 12, 2014 by Anonymous

    It wouldn’t be the holidays without your child’s annual Santa photo. It’s a great Christmas tradition where your children get to spill all their holiday hopes and dreams to good ol’  Saint Nick — that’s if they’re not already bawling their […]

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    Santa Shares His Must-Sees At This Years Parade

    Posted November 11, 2014 by Sonya

    The 110th annual Santa Claus Parade will take over the streets of Toronto this Sunday, November 16th! And we were invited to visit Santa’s Secret Workshop for a sneak peek recently. Over 30 amazing colourful floats and 21 brilliant marching […]

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    Holiday Gifts You Should Get Moving On NOW

    Posted November 7, 2014 by Sonya

    Now that it’s November, I’ve got to seriously buckle down and start getting to my holiday list. There are some amazingly creative gifts that require some advance ordering to meet your deadlines before the holiday crush. Plus, hey, I like […]

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    Join Rice Krispies In Making Treats For Toys!

    Posted November 6, 2014 by Sonya

    The first dusting of snow dropped last week so I was inspired to start planning the holidays. Yes, I said snow! It’s early but secretly I’ve always loved the beauty of the first snow as long as I’m cozy indoors and […]

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    How To Decorate Your Pumpkin Like A Pro

    Posted October 28, 2014 by Anonymous

    Written by Lauren Sena Apparently the idea of a typical orange jack-o-lantern is becoming outdated. There’s a whole new world of decorative pumpkins out there now, filled with paint, glitter and other fun embellishments. Here are 13 charming carvings and […]

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    Walmart Angers Internet With “Fat Girl Costumes”

    Posted October 27, 2014 by Anonymous

    I have a special place in my heart for Halloween. Personally, I am all about the homemade, DIY costumes; I love seeing what people more creative and crafty than me come up with! There has been a lot drama surrounding […]

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    Classy Mom Costumes You Can DIY

    Posted October 24, 2014 by Anonymous

    Written by Kait Fowlie Dressing up for Halloween is fun that shouldn’t be reserved for kids, we say. But that doesn’t mean that finding the right costume comes easy. If you don’t feel like splurging on a bare-all, glam as […]

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    Halloween Costume Ideas For Teens & Tweens

    Posted October 15, 2014 by Guest Author

    Whether your kid still goes trick-or-treating or dressing up for the Halloween dance at school, these ideas will win costume contests, no doubt!  Pretty Little Liars Whether your daughter wants to go as Spencer, Hanna, Aria or Emily, there are […]

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    Hauntingly Delicious Recipes For Leftover Halloween Candy

    Posted October 10, 2014 by Guest Author

    If you went a little overboard when shopping for Halloween treats and didn’t have enough ghostly visitors to finish your yummy goodies supply, why not turn it all into a range of scrumptious snacks? There are plenty of things you […]

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    Flower Basket Jack-O-Lantern: DIY Natural Thanksgiving Centerpiece

    Posted October 7, 2014 by Anonymous

    Written, created and photographed by Kait Fowlie Set aside an afternoon to make this pretty fall centerpiece that’ll add some natural charm to your Thanksgiving table. A hollowed-out pumpkin carved to look like a basket leaves much room for creativity, […]

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    DIY Halloween Costume Ideas For Kids

    Posted October 3, 2014 by Anonymous

    Less then a month away! Whether you are planning to buy a Halloween costume for your kids or you have Pinterest filled visions of a DIY masterpiece, you better get started soon! Here are some fun DIY Halloween costumes for […]

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    Healthy Thanksgiving Snacks And Appetizers

    Posted October 2, 2014 by Anonymous

    Written by Lauren Sena Stumped on what to serve as an appetizer at your Thanksgiving celebration? You can’t go wrong with finger-foods and bite-sized portions of favourite holiday flavours, such as apples, cranberries and sweet potatoes (bonus points if it’s […]

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    Halloween Costume Ideas For Your Toddler

    Posted October 1, 2014 by Anonymous

    Dressing up little ones can be tough; you’ve got to find something that is comfortable (for them) and cute (more for you). Here are some Halloween costume ideas for toddlers that don’t require face makeup but are absolutely adorable! Calvin […]

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    Halloween Costumes For Your Baby

    Posted September 29, 2014 by Anonymous

    Halloween is a fun holiday, especially when kids are involved. While your newborn may be a bit too young to partake in trick-or-treating (and candy eating), they are definitely not too young to dress up and get in the festive […]

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    Classic Halloween Movies To Watch With Your Kids

    Posted September 26, 2014 by Anonymous

    It feels like fall just started, but Halloween is on its way. Your kids are probably already planning their costumes and eyeing the candy displays in the grocery store, so help them get into the spirit (you see what we […]

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    10 Spooky Halloween Desserts

    Posted September 24, 2014 by Anonymous

    Written by Lauren Sena Halloween is on its way and what better way to celebrate than with some tasty treats inspired by the haunted occasion? Classic literature and movies, creepy-crawly creatures and supernatural figures inspire these desserts without them being […]

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