Craftadian Mississauga Christmas Market 2017 Shopping Guide

Working on that holiday shopping list?  Take the opportunity to shop local at the Craftadian Mississauga Christmas Market this Saturday.  It starts at 10am and as always, they have swagbags if you are one of the first 50 families.  The Christmas Markets are always their most popular, so get to First United Church (151 Lakeshore Road W, Port Credit) early to snag one. Once Halloween passes, my diary is filled with holiday shopping promos, including the many pop-ups, craft shows[Read more]

LUSH 12 Days of Christmas 2017 Advent Calendar Box Set Spoilers

LUSH 12 Days of Christmas 2017 Spoilers

If you are anything like me, you love a bath bomb and LUSH makes amazing bath products.  The 12 Days of Christmas gift set can be used as an Advent Calendar but does not have doors like a typical calendar.  So just open it and decide what to use each day or have a big spa day with multiple products.  At $114.95 CDN, it is not cheap, but you get full sized products and who doesn’t love LUSH? The LUSH[Read more]

DIY Tea Advent Calendar – Where To Buy Tea Samples in Canada

DIY Tea Advent Calendar Canada - Where To Buy Tea Samples Canada - Advent Calendar Kits

While the Advent Calendars offered by DAVIDsTea and others are tempting, many of us have tried most of the teas in them.  Or we don’t want to spend that much.  If you are looking for a DIY Advent Calendar, you can make one just by using up samples you have at home.  If you are short a few, try buying sample sizes from these Canadian tea companies. Last year, Canadian Tire offered a couple of different Advent Calendar Kits.  You can[Read more]

Give Back This Year With The Shoebox Project

The Shoebox Project Holiday Giving Canada 2017 with the CBB

As beauty bloggers, our inboxes are filled with press releases and information on holiday releases.  Those wishlists can be crazy but my family do not do major gifts for adults at the holidays.  As a child, we always did a gift for a child in a third world country through our school and each had a charity we donated to at Christmas.  It will come as no surprise that mine was usually an animal sanctuary and often has been as[Read more]

Charlotte Tilbury Naughty or Nice Magic Box Advent Calendar 2017

Charlotte Tilbury Advent Calendar 2017 - Naughty and Nice Magic Box

Finally, an advent calendar for the makeup lovers for 2017.  At $250, the Charlotte Tilbury Naughty or Nice 12 Day Advent Calendar is definitely a splurge item.  But unlike may advent calendars, it comes with quite a few full size products.  I mean, Charlotte Tilbury stuff is amazing so if you have wanted to try it, but put it off, treat yourself for Christmas. You get four full sized products including a Matte Revolution lipstick, Lip Lustre lip gloss, eyeshadow[Read more]