The Goods

By Christine Davis

Ecco Vitrus I Wing Tip Tie

You’ll enjoy classic British styling and cutting-edge technology in this sophisticated brogue shoe. They’ve got a naturally durable finish and the one-of-a-kind cupped heel offers superb stability and comfort. Available at $310

Lightning Court Shuffle Board

No beads are needed to enhance disc speed on this 40-foot roll out shuffle board court that’s suitable for recreational and tournament play. The court features a friction-reducing surface that allows discs to slide quickly and easily. Available at $1,750

Ecco Shape 35 block sandals

Add effortless, comfortable style to any outfit – day or night – with these pared-back sandals. The pale blush shade goes with anything while the adjustable strap holds your foot securely in place. Available at $180

Signature Blend Masque Visage

This customizable, dry, powdered facial mask by Subtle Green is what a true mineral and botanical mask should be – a luxe ritual of skincare with results. Available at $77.50

Shapeez Suddz Intimate Apparel Wash

Keep your intimates looking new for longer with this detergent designed for hand washing all your delicate garments including bras, panties, active wear and leggings. Its special formulation dissolves makeup marks and helps keep their original shape. Available at $18.95 US

Epson LabelWorks LW-400 Label Printer

This multi-purpose and budget-friendly label printer is handy for home organization and crafting. Choose from a variety of different tape types and ribbons, sold separately and store up to 50 files all on the hand-held device. Available at and $67.49

Signature Washed Cotton Camp Shirt

This slim fit shirt from L.L. Bean is the ultimate summer shirt. Made from soft-washed cotton, it’s cool and comfortable. Choose from assorted prints. Available at $59 US

Record a Life
Capture your life story in a book and on audio using this unique service. An interviewing system helps users open up about their life, family, career struggles and pass along their wisdom in a gift and legacy that will last forever. Available at From £ 179.00


The smarter pet tag, Pawscout is a smartphone compatible and connected pet tag that tracks walk distances and features a live map. That means owners can easily spot their pet anywhere within a 300-foot range. For extra security a virtual leash can be set to warn if the dog is out of view. Available at $19.95

Customizable Giftgowns

From the company that modernized the archaic hospital gown comes a customizable option. Add any image, saying or quote you want to be both comfortable and uplifting. Available at $59.99

Le Infusions De Prada Mandarine

Mandarine bursts into this perfume collection from Prada. You’ll smell like the juice of a delectable orange wedge with just a small spray. Available at select Hudson’s Bay and Nordstrom. $180

Pluggerz Swim

Prevent water from getting into your sensitive ear canal with these ear plugs that have been specially developed for swimming, bathing and showering that offer special protection from painful and uncomfortable swimmers’ ear. Available at drug stores. $9.99

Vichy Idéal Soleil Dry Touch anti-shine lotion

This anti-shine facial sunscreen mattifies skin even in the most humid conditions being water and sweat resistant up to 80 minutes. Available at drug stores and $28.95

Limited Edition Vineyard Selection Mustards

From La Maison Maille, these mustards are perfect for mustard connoisseurs, home chefs and wine enthusiasts alike. The first of their kind, the two Dijon mustard creations are blended with sauvignon and pinot noir respectively. Available at gourmet grocers. $7.89


This water-based gel helps relive redness, dryness and bumps caused by rosacea so you can indulge in such potential triggers as exercising, eating and soaking up the sun. Available at Walmart, Shoppers Drug Mart and Loblaws. $16.49

Schick Intuition f.a.b.

Revolutionize the way you shave with this razor that features a bi-directional cartridge that shaves forwards and backwards, as well as Advanced Moisture Gel to provide an effortless glide while moving smoothly along your skin. Available at mass retailers. $12.99

Au Lit Fine Linens Maple Leaf Collection

Sewn and monogrammed in Montreal, this collection includes a choice of red, white or silver embroidered maple leaf on a sheet set, pillow cases and more. Available at Au Lit Fine Linens in Toronto. Sheets $225; Pillow cases $90 pair