The Goods

By Christine Davis

23andMe

Learn more about where you come from with this DNA test. Choose from either the Ancestry Service, which provides a breakdown of global ancestry by percentages or the Health + Ancestry service, which offers a deeper understanding of your genetic makeup including health risks, carrier status and more. Available at 23andme.com. Ancestry Service $129; Health + Ancestry Service $249

Les Georgettes
Essentielles collection

Add the accessory to your collection that changes with your mood and wardrobe with this line that features interchangeable and reversible coloured bands. Available at Diamond Dreams – Bradford, Finch Centre Jewellers Maple, Sophie Cosmetic Accessories and Bergo Designs-LG. Various prices.

Revolar Personal Safety Device

Check in with family and friends with the simple click of this button, or let them know you need emergency services with two more clicks. Sleek and stylish it attaches to your key chain for use when you’re out and about. Available at revolar.com. $79.99

T-fal Multicook and Grains

Cook dry peas, beans, lentils, chickpeas and more in a fraction of the time with this new small appliance that makes enjoying these nutritional powerhouses a breeze. Customize the cook time and texture for grains, legumes and pulses from al dente to soft. Available at Hudson’s Bay. $249.99

John Varvatos Artisan Pure

This fresh, masculine scent combines a blend of
citrus and fresh herbs with woody accents for a fragrance that’s reminiscent of the sun-warmed woods of Mexico. Available at Shoppers Drug Mart, Hudson’s Bay, Nordstrom and Sephora. From $89

Lattice Cutter

Make a professional-looking pie out of a single piece of rolled pastry with this tool. Simply roll the cutter over the pastry sheet and gently stretch and separate the pastry to reveal the lattice pattern. A real time saver. Available at Lee Valley. $14.50

Belami Knirps Reversible Stick Umbrella

This reversible umbrella makes it easier and more efficient to enter and exit cars, buildings and public transportation because it opens and closes in reverse. Perfect for the upcoming spring rain. Available in assorted colour and design options. Available at CAA stores. $30

Wonderbra full support underwire bra

Feel pretty for Valentine’s Day without sacrificing comfort or coverage. This full support underwire bra has it all and is available in two sexy colours. Available at The Bay, thebay.com and Amazon.ca. $47

Tea-It-Yourself kits

Throw a tea party this Valentine’s Day with one of this Montreal-based company’s tea kits. Wake up with the black tea kit, de-stress with the herbal tea or indulge in the organic green tea blending kit. Available at tea-it-yourself.com.
$44.95 each

Chandon Rosé

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with
this sparkling wine from California. Fresh and juicy, Chandon Rosé pours a gorgeous shade of pink thanks to its composition of mostly chardonnay with a kiss of pinot noir, which results in a dry sparkling wine. Available at
LCBO. $35.95