The goods

By Christine Davis

Skyline Furniture Loveseat in Coral
This custom loveseat will enhance your 2019 décor with its modern look and colour. It features a plush pillow back and top for comfort and is made of sumptuous fabric. Available at Bed Bath and Beyond. $1,448.99





Hydro Flask 12oz Coffee Mug
Savour every sip of your coffee during the cold winter months with this 12 oz coffee mug that keeps hot beverages hot four times as long as your favourite ceramic mug thanks to its stainless steel construction. It features an insulated press-in lid and is compatible with home brewing systems and coffee shop sizing. Available in four colours. Available at MEC, and Sport Chek. $35.95



Levenswater Spring 34 Gin
New and locally crafted, this is not your average gin. Perfected in Toronto and made in Niagara, the small-batch, premium gin has been specially crafted with 34 botanicals, making it naturally lightly rose-tinted and aromatic and perfect for Valentine’s Day drinks. Available at select LCBO stores and $5






Adopt an otter
This is the perfect gift for your significant otter this Valentine’s Day. Adopt an otter at the Toronto Zoo and receive: an official adoption certificate, an otter plushie and fact sheet, your name displayed on the Zoo’s wall of recognition and a chance to win an exclusive Meet-the-Keeper experience for two people with the otters. Available at $60




Get instant relief from hot flashes with this portable device that fits in the palm of your hand. With the flick of a switch it’s cold in seconds thanks to the copper base that can be applied to the back of your neck, inner wrists, or anywhere else that cools you down. Leave it on your desk and it just looks like a mouse and put it on your bedside table for those middle-of-the-night hot flashes that can otherwise keep you up for hours. Available at $145.30



Black Tea Firming Eye Serum
If you’re tired of looking tired, this new serum from Fresh can help. Formulated with a strengthening black tea complex and an eye-defining peptide in a fluid gel that glides on, the serum allows for an eye cream to be applied after, locking in the serum’s potent benefits. It’s brewed with black tea complex to improve skin elasticity and luster and reduces the appearance of eye bags while smoothing for a lifted look. Available at Sephora and $95




AlumierMD Alumience A.G.E.
Protect your skin against such environmental factors as air pollution that can lead to aging, hyperpigmentation and oiliness. This serum from AlumierMD is like an instant barrier for your skin thanks to the unique blend of antioxidants and specialized peptides. Available at select doctor’s office, spas and at  $145





Add a splash of the 2019 colour of the year, living coral, in your bathroom with these towels from Ikea. Available in assorted sizes from washcloth to bath sheets they’re soft and highly absorbent. Available at Ikea.  From $1.99



Kobo Forma
This Valentine’s Day curl up with the new Kobo Forma eReader. Created to enhance your reading experience, the curved Forma has been ergonomically designed to be the most comfortable eReader ever, even for lefties, and it’s waterproof. Assorted accessories to further enhance reading comfort also available. Available at, Walmart, Best Buy and Indigo. From $299.99




The Casper Mattress
This award-winning, universally-comfortable mattress offers a 100-night trial so you get three full months to ensure you’re getting the best sleep of your life thanks to its four supportive layers of high-density memory foam for balanced support. And it’s delivered in a box so it’s easy to handle. Available in Twin, Twin ZL, Full, Queen and King sizes. Available at Hudson’s Bay, EQ3 and the Casper Sleep Shop at Sherway Gardens. From $725