The Goods

By Christine Davis

Lelit’s Bianca espresso machine

Coffee enthusiasts will appreciate this new machine, designed and manufactured in Italy to perfectly incorporate cutting edge technology while staying true to the art of coffee making. Enjoy manual control of water flow and two separate boilers amongst other features. Available at $3,295

Beavertails candle

Made in collaboration with Dimanche Matin, this 8 oz pine-scented candle is a lovely gift that can be burned during the holidays and beyond. It’s soy wax based and has approximately 50 hours of burn time. Available at $20

Barometer Work Lamp

Task lighting has never looked so good. Available in brass and nickel finish, both the lamp arm and head are adjustable. Available at Ikea. $44.99

Me! Bath Candy Cane three piece Fizzie set

Treat someone, or yourself, to a soak, or three, in a tub filled with these bath bombs. They offer a unique blend of six oils with purifying minerals for super soft skin in an exclusive candy cane scent for the holidays. Available at Shoppers Drug Mart, Loblaws and Rexall. $7.99

Hockey Foxes Baker Loaf

Crafted from durable glazed stoneware with handles to make carrying hot dishes easy, this loaf pan is ideal for serving everything from banana bread to meatloaf all winter long. Available at Indigo. $25

Moët & Chandon Nectar Imperial Festive Gift Box

Everyone appreciates a little bubbly and this Festive Gift Box won’t disappoint. Everyone will enjoy the aromas of peach, pear and baked bread that combine with flavours of apricot, tropical fruit and toast in a pale gold colour. Available at LCBO. $75.20

B Puffy Tall Boots

These sleek, stylish and lightweight snow boots will keep your feet toasty warm and dry thanks to the 100 per cent waterproof exterior and fleece lining. They stand 14” tall with a calf circumference of 15”. Available at and other retailers. $170

Darn Tough Socks

From light crew socks to hikers, this line of fine-gauge merino wool socks are itch-free and breathable. Seamless construction makes them comfortable and ensures no slipping, bunching or blisters. Available at MEC and Sporting Life. From $25

KitchenAid Limited Edition Heritage Artisan Series Stand Mixer

Evoke a classic style with this limited edition Model K 5-Quart mixer featuring a ceramic bowl and with flex edge beater in Misty Blue finish – one of the first KitchenAid Stand Mixer colours ever introduced. This model features 10 optimized speeds with 5-quart capacity that’s perfect for baking for the grandkids. Available at Hudson’s Bay and Best Buy. $569.99

CANVAS Balloon Dog Ornament

This ornament is barking up the right tree. Sold in packages of two that are ready to hang, they’ll add fun detail to any Christmas tree. Available at Canadian Tire. $4.49

Galvanized Star Tree Topper

Top your tree with this rustic 14” topper featuring a festive design. Available at Walmart. $14.98

Danish Countdown Candle

Countdown to Christmas the Danish way with this candle that is burned daily until Dec. 25. Hand poured in Denmark using traditional candle-making methods, it offers 80 hours of burn time. Available at $24.95 US

Salt & Pepper Shakers

Add some holiday décor in the simplest of places with this salt & pepper shaker set that will add a pop of colour and whimsy to any table. Available at Walmart. $4.97

Snowflake Salad Plate

Serve your winter salads on these cool ceramic plates featuring an assortment of unique snowflakes. They’re hand-painted and dishwasher safe for easy clean up. Available at Pier 1. $10.99 each

Naughty or Nice List lumbar pillow

Keep them guessing as to which list they’re on with this dual-sided pillow. Measuring 18”X13” the cotton pillow can be displayed wherever the reminder is required. Available at Pier 1. $45.99