Category: Our Favourites

Great Gift Ideas for College Students

Whether it’s for a birthday, a holiday or a special occasion, gift-giving can be stressful, especially if you’re looking for ideas for a college student. While cash is always appreciated, many find themselves looking to gift something a bit more personal that’s still quite useful. Fortunately, there are creative ways to give something that feels […]

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Beauty & Pampering Gifts for Her

EYES & LIPS Spoil the makeup lover on your list with an Enchanted Eyes Liquid Shadow Set with three travel-size Shimmer & Glow Liquid Eye Shadows in high-shimmer sheen and three travel-size Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadows with dazzling, ultra-sparkle finish. Stila also offers an All Day Lipstick Trio for weightless, creamy, full coverage. […]

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Your Little Ones

STOCK UP  Fill their stockings with colorful gifts they can use at home and school like this fun calculator, available in a variety of colors. Sharp, BUILDING BLOCKS Encourage creativity in children and adults of all ages with LEGO building sets. Help Stephanie battle it out on the tennis court with LEGO Friends Stephanie’s […]

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Holiday Travel Favorites for Christmas

MONTEGO BAY Escape the cold with a sunny family vacation they’ll never forget! The Holiday Inn Resort  + Spa Montego Bay offers all inclusive packages for worry-free vacations with plenty of activities available to please every member of the family! Conveniently located just ten minutes from the airport! – Holiday Inn, PUERTO VALLARTA Enjoy […]

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Marc & Mandy’s Favorite Gift Ideas for Guys

KINGSMEN GROOMING PRODUCTS Conquer your beard with the right tools! Beard balms, beard oils and Kingsmen’s grooming gift sets make thoughtful gifts for the distinguished gentleman. – Kingsmen Grooming Products, THE BARBER SHOP PRO Conair’s Magnetic Motor Clipper features Japanese Steel blades for an amazing cut through any hair type and comes with an […]

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Marc & Mandy’s Favorite Gifts for the Fashionista

MIA & LUCA HOBO BAG Available in a variety of colors, this hobo bag offers plenty of space, suede details and tassels for a look that is classic and stylish but with just a bit of fun. – Bentley, EVERYWEAR PANTS Comfy, yoga-style pants in regular and Ponti weight fabric for chilly weather. Laila […]

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Marc & Mandy’s Favorite Gift Ideas for Chefs and Foodies

MINI-PREP PLUS PROCESSOR Grind or chop ingredients instantly at the touch of a button. Features a 3-cup bowl with handle and auto-reversing SmartPower Blade. – Cuisinart, SUPERSTEAM + It’s 3 ovens in one: whether you’re cooking with Superheated steam, regular steam, or convection heating, you can cook anything just the way you want. – […]

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Marc & Mandy’s Home & Decor Gift Ideas

A FRESH COAT Update your home before guests arrive with colors from Simon Chang’s 2019 Trend Collection! – Beauti-tone, QUALITY DIY Create DIY tabletops, artwork, jewelry and more. Low odor formulation allows for indoor use, with no ventilation required! – Ecopoxy, PHOTO ART Turn your photos into affordable, stunning wall art that is […]

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Pampering Gift Ideas We Love

Pampering Bath Image 1 of 9 Lavendar and Honey Bath Fizzies from Calgon give her an excuse to relax in a well deserved, warm bath for a while. Available at Walmart. Click Here For Marc & Mandy's Complete Holiday Gift Guide Read More

Stylish Gift Ideas for Her

Liquid Matte Lipstick Image 1 of 8 Matte lipstick is all the range right now and we'd love to find this liquid matte lipstick from Noir Cosmetic Studio in our stockings. Click Here For Marc & Mandy's Complete Holiday Gift Guide Read More

Great Gift Ideas for Active Guys

Keeping it Fresh Image 1 of 8 This set of Bodman Body Sprays from Loblaws will keep him smelling fresh all year long. Click Here For Marc & Mandy's Complete Holiday Gift Guide Read More

Our Favorite Holiday Gifts for Kids and Tots

Kidizoom Smartwatch DX2 Image 1 of 8 The perfect tech for kids, Kidizoom Smartwatch DX2 by VTech lets them take pictures, videos, play games, tell time and more! Featuring a new sleek and stylish design, this durable smartwatch includes 55 digital and analog customizable watch faces to help kids learn to tell time.Available from vtech [...] Read More

5 Fantastic Innovations for Your Kitchen

The Orange Chef Prep Pad In keeping with your New Year’s resolution to eat healthier, this smart food scale informs you of the nutritional breakdown of what you’re preparing and allows you log and track your meals. All you’ll need, besides the product, is an iOS 7 compatible device and an internet connection. Buy it […]

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Product Trend: Natural Woven Shades

This week’s product spotlight: Natural woven shades. Previously available in a limited selection of fiber options, like bamboo and woods, Budget Blinds’ likes of natural woven shades are now available in hemp, kenaf, jute and flax. These new fiber choices are soft, elegant, come in diverse color options and fabric blends, such as silk. Equally […]

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Expert Q&A: Radiant Heat

In the realm of fireplace design, Valor Fireplaces leads the way with their newest product: the Radiant Fireplace. So how exactly does the radiant heating technology work? Radiant heat is essentially the same principle as the sun. The heat bounces off furniture, objects and people in the space and spreads. What is really great about […]

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5 Unique Kitchen Design Ideas

Bishops Park, London Photo by CATO creative Ltd – Look for contemporary kitchen pictures This kitchen, by CATO Creative Ltd., features stained oak flooring, large skylights and a walkout feature. The light-infused design is a perfect example of indoor to outdoor transition, ideal for entertaining.   Industrial Chic, Scotland  Photo by Christopher Howard – Browse […]

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Showroom Tour: The Goods and Van Gogh Designs

Van Gogh Designs specializes in custom fabrics and upholstery and “the art of comfort”. ‘ The Goods’ is a new product line that Van Gogh has come out with, designed and created with partners overseas. Their new collection includes wonderful case goods, great coffee tables, wonderful pieces of art and sculpture, great chairs, mirrors, lighting […]

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Product Spotlight: ALLAIRE

ALLAIRE is our freestanding module for freestanding bathtubs to help install a deck mount faucet and easy access to plumbing jetting! Valley Acrylic is pleased to inform you about this awesome innovation and its main features. First of all ALLAIRE complies with CSA standards and guarantees high quality for you. ALLAIRE a new addition to […]

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Marc & Mandy’s Favourites: Holiday Edition

Holiday Episode Giveaways: Dell Renova Philips Loblaws EzClipse Fabutan Hershey Canada Scapa Total Wrapture Wicker World Gift Craft The Pawsh Dog Hudson’s Bay For Tea’s Sake Poco Inspired Nintendo Colgate John Frieda Fusion Beauty Bliss World Stila Cosmetics Sunbeam Cutlery Couture Extreme Bean Downtown Grill Racinne Healing Touch of Aromatherapy LED Lite Solutions Giant Tiger […]

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A Chair Affair

Chair Affair is an annual fundraising project hosted by the Furniture Bank. Designers take old furniture pieces and give them new life. These items are then auctioned off at the annual Chair Affair Gala. This year, a number of our regular guest experts are participating and we thought we’d give you a behind the scenes […]

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3 Creative Ideas for the Cottage

1. Create a s’mores making station using a rake. (A new one, not a used one.) Roast marshmallows on the tips while melting chocolate onto graham wafers on the rake itself. This is a great solution if you have a few small children all waiting at the same time. 2. A robotic mop (iRobot Braava) […]

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7 Creative Ways to Use ShapeTape

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Marc & Mandy’s Favourite Holiday Gift Ideas

Fabulous Gift Ideas: Vitamix S30, Moen Rainshower Showerhead, Rolls Royce Art Piece from H5 Decor, Krups Espresso Machine, Taymor Shower Caddy, OxiClean Stocking Stuffers: Food Huggers, FreshTape, Kira Isabella Caffeine & Big Dreams CD, Ice Chips Candy, Trudeau Adagio Mills, Secret Fashion Mode Tights Great Gift Ideas for Kids: Nickelodeon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Catapult […]

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Marc & Mandy’s Favourites

As Seen In Canadian Home Trends Magazine Summer 2014

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