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Wed 22 Actress Malin Akerman cooks sweet potato burgers with Chef Rodney Bowers
Thu 23 Solve My Space! Ramsin Khachi transforms a unique loft space into a family hangout
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Family Gift Guide

Amanda Forrest shares her top gift picks for the whole family.
 
@MSAMANDAFORREST
 
 
Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream at Rogers Centre in Toronto
$45/ticket or $90/pair of tickets
 
CANADIAN RETAILERS: Ticketmaster Outlets, Rogers Centre Box Office, Ticketmaster (855) 985-5000.
  • This holiday season, Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream glides into Rogers Centre December 18-27 for 17 performances.
  • Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream is the ultimate princess experience, featuring new and classic Disney princesses – Rapunzel, Tiana, Snow White and Cinderella.  
  • This action-packed skating spectacular features world -class skaters and hair-raising moments from the hit animated films Tangled, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Cinderella and Princess and The Frog.
 
Twitter: @DisneyOnIce
www.facebook.com/DisneyOnIce



 
    
Indigo and Chapters Books 
 
ADULT BOOKS

 
Anna Karenina: A Colouring Book Love Story
$16.00
  • The hottest trend in print right now is adult colouring books 
  • Unleash your creativity and unplug from your day with this Indigo exclusive, developed by the Indigo team
  • Quotations are woven throughout the colouring book that highlight memorable scenes from the classic novel and take you on an unforgettable journey
The Sun Also Rises / For Whom the Bell Tolls / A Farewell to Arms
$15.00 each
  • The audience will be given 1 of 3 of Hemingway’s most famous novels
  • These novels complement the Indigo exclusive Ernest Hemingway collection in-store that features glassware, journals and more, all inspired by the famous author
  • The covers were also developed by the Indigo team, and are based on vintage maps 
 
KIDS BOOKS
 
Captain Underpants and The Sensational Saga of Sir Stinks a Lot by Dav Pilkey
$11.99
  • The 12th epic novel in the Captain Underpants series, which is a hugely popular series for kids.
  • George and Harold, and their doubles, Yesterday George and Yesterday Harold, have a good thing going. Two of them go to school, while the other two hide in the tree house and play video games all day — then they switch! But when their malicious gym teacher, Mr. Meaner, creates a method of mind-control that turns their fellow students into attentive, obedient, perfect children, the future of all humanity will be in their hands.
 
The Cloud Castle by Thea Stilton 
$18.99
  • The 4th magical special edition adventure from Thea Stilton.
  • The Thea Sisters have received an urgent message from their friend Will Mystery, who tells them that the magical Land of Clouds is in danger. The mouselets must find out why the clouds are disappearing!
  • This is a story about who the Thea Sisters can count on to help solve the mystery. It’s an incredible journey to restore harmony to this enchanted land!
 
Awesome is Everywhere by Neil Pasricha
$21.99
A Heather’s Pick
  • The first picture book from the New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Awesome, Neil Pasricha.
  • A beautiful picture to remind people about the power of mindfulness.
 
When Santa was a Baby by Linda Bailey
$19.99
  • Illustrated book about Santa as a baby
  • The adorably funny portrait of an oddball kid who fulfills his destiny, and two very proud parents 
  • Santa's parents think their little one is absolutely wonderful, even though he has a booming voice instead of a baby's gurgle, loves to stand in front of the refrigerator, gives his birthday presents away, trains his hamsters to pull a matchbox sleigh, and has an unusual interest in chimneys
 
@ChaptersIndigo



 
 
Owlkids Magazines
A one-year subscription to one of Owlkids Magazines (Chirp, chickaDEE or OWL), along with an Owlkids Gift Bag
 
  • One-year subscription (10 issues) = $24.95 (plus HST).
  • Chirp, chickaDEE and OWL magazines have been expanding kids’ minds for more than 35 years, and for only $24.95 (plus HST), you can give a one year subscription to any one of Owlkids award-winning magazines. 
  • Share your love for learning and surprise the youngest member on your holiday list with a gift that keeps on giving year round — a subscription is the perfect stocking stuffer.
     
As it did in 1976 when it first launched, OWL continues to give children access to new information in a fun, age-appropriate and engaging way. 
 
Twitter: @owlkids
Facebook: Owlkids
 
 
 
2 Night Stay in a 2 Bedroom Condo Suite at Golden Beach Resort 
$538.00

 
  • Gorgeous four-season, 400-acre resort, located in the heart of Northumberland County.
  • Our private, gated resort caters to families and has a wide variety of activities for guests to enjoy. Your gift certificate includes access to all of the resort's amenities, including a solar-heated in-ground swimming pool, wading pool, hot tub, splash pad, basketball, baseball, volleyball, tennis and shuffleboard courts, horseshoe pits, golf driving range, fitness center, soccer pitch and more. Also available on-site is a large general store, a fully licensed on-site restaurant and boat rentals.
  • Home to more than just getaways, Golden Beach Resort's large conference facilities cater to both business meetings and family gatherings. The resort also specializes in planning custom weddings, with plenty of picturesque places to make your special day a gorgeous memory. As well, the resort is home to a large pavilion, perfect for planning a large get together, or various club and organization meetings.
 
 
Twitter - @GBRFUN
Facebook - Golden Beach Resort
 
 
Petro-Canada™ Gift Card
Card value is $100
 
  • Petro-Canada knows what it takes to keep Canadians moving during our harsh winters. That’s why we originally created WinterGas™ over 15 years ago – a product exclusive to Petro-Canada that provides extra protection for your vehicle during the winter! 
  • As Canada’s Gas Station, Petro-Canada has the largest gasoline and diesel network in Canada, with over 1,500 retail sites across the country.
  • Use your Petro-Canada gift cards to purchase fuel, snacks, or car washes at our retail stations.
  • Plus, Sign up for Petro-Points and earn points on your purchases to redeem for great rewards like fuel savings, car washes, and much more.
  
Facebook: Petro Points
Twitter: @petrocanada



 
 
Paintlounge Family Workshop
24x30” canvas
$50
 
  • Create collaborative art on a big canvas- 24x30”
  • Explore colours, paints, and painting techniques together as a family with the help of our artist staff.
  • Take home a one-of‐a-kind masterpiece that’s made by your family! Paint collaboratively on a big canvas and add new artwork to your home. We have ideas that are simple enough for every family member to take part. Suitable for children 4+.
 
Facebook: Paint Lounge
Twitter: @paintlounge
Instagram: @paintlounge
    
 
MISS FRESH
$120 for one week and 3 meals 
 
  • Weekly nutritious and balanced menus, cooked in under 30 minutes.
  • Fresh, local and quality products, including hormone-free meats and fish.
  • Preportioned ingredients, avoiding waste and speeding up prep time.
  • Diverse flavours sure to satisfy any palate.
 
Facebook: Miss Fresh Recipes
Instagram: @missfreshrecipes
Twitter: @missfreshinc
 

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Coming Up

Wed 22 Actress Malin Akerman cooks sweet potato burgers with Chef Rodney Bowers
Thu 23 Solve My Space! Ramsin Khachi transforms a unique loft space into a family hangout
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