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Beaches Holiday Shopping Guide 2011

There is nothing that says “I care” more than a thoughtful gift. Sharing in the joy of the season, spending time with friends and family, giving and receiving – these are the things that make this time of the year so magical. Let your loved ones know just how special they are with the ideal gift…your local retailers have a wealth of goodies, right at your doorstep.

Beaches|life Gift Suggestions and Ideas at Local Shops:

GIFT CARDS & CERTIFICATES

  • i-Tunes gift card
  • Newspaper subscription
  • Manicure gift coupon
  • Hobby-related gift basket
  • Spa treatment certificate
  • Donation to a charity in their name
  • House cleaning appointment

HEALTH, BEAUTY & FITNESS

  • Treatment packages – Paramedical Skin Care
  • Ionic Air Purifier, Smith Farms all natural skin care products, magnetic therapy fashion bracelet – Hooper’s Pharmacy
  • Holiday spa packages– Salon Fortelli & Spa
  • Gift certificate toward fitness membership – Variety Village or The Pilates Barr

FOOD & DRINK

  • Artisan cheese selection
  • Specialty tea selection with handcrafted mug
  • Homemade cookies with handwritten recipe
  • Wide selection of wine and spirits at the LCBO
  • Home catered meal
  • Prepaid 6 month coffee card
  • Fine dining restaurant gift card

A NIGHT ON THE TOWN

  • My Family Beaches Entertainment Pass
  • Live Opera & Fine Dining in the Beaches
  • Musical theater tickets
  • Vouchers for activities eg: circus school, indoor
  • rock climbing

AROUND THE HOME

  • Cordless upgrade on cellular honeycomb blinds ($10), Top-Down Bottom-Up upgrade on cellular honeycomb blinds ($25), retractable screen doors (starting at $379) – BUDGET BLINDS
  • Dainolite-ten light down chandelier ($269) – LIVING LIGHTING
  • Safe Door System Draft Dodger Letter Box – Jaimco Doors and Windows Inc.
  • Range of gas & electric fireplaces – CLASSIC FIREPLACE

OTHER GIFT IDEAS

  • Pre-arranging your funeral or cremation service, providing economy and piece of mind –  Giffen-Mack Funeral Homes, Danforth
  • Pet portrait

 

TECH GADGETS

  • HTC Jetstream Tablet –Experience Communications
  • iPhone 4 or other Smartphones, mobile phone protective cases , Bluetooth handsfree headsets – Fido & Experience Communications