Mom Stuff

By Christine Davis

Philips Air Purifier Series 2000i
This new air purifier automatically monitors and purifies the air around you, providing real-time air quality feedback via a display and connected App. Control the air purifier from anywhere you are with the App to reduce allergens, odours, volatile organic compound emissions and some bacteria. Available at, and $499.99

Dave’s Killer Bread
Breadheads will enjoy the killer taste and texture of this dangerously delicious bread. Available in five varieties, Dave’s is all killer and no filler, rich in whole grains, fibre and protein and contains no high fructose corn syrup, no artificial ingredients, no artificial preservatives and no fillers or additives. Available in mass grocery, drug and convenience stores. Various prices.

3-in-1 MultiGrill
Great for grilling indoors and out, the MultiGrill by Hamilton Beach is easy to carry, store and clean – even in the dishwasher. The 100 square-inch non-stick surface opens flat to cook as a combo grill/griddle with double the cooking surface. Available at Best Buy, Home Hardware and $84.99

Professional Quiet Blender
Create a variety of your favourite drinks with this award-winning blender from Hamilton Beach. It can blend almost anything you want and hardly makes a sound. Available at Home Outfitters and $199.99

Honest Company products
From soaps, sprays to laundry detergent, Honest Company home cleaning products are made with many natural and often biodegradable ingredients. They’re perfect for the house, or cottage. Available at Shoppers Drug Mart. Various prices

Vitality Tank Top
The Matletik line of maternity active wear is designed to comfortably adapt to your changing body while providing gentle support. The rushed side seams allow the material to grow with your belly without losing length. Available at $65


Perfectly Mindful Origami – The Origami Garden
Origami expert Mark Bolitho explains how to make perfectly formed origami objects that are pleasing to fold and make. A great alternative to digital downloads, it’s no wonder these mindful projects are making a revival. Comes with 32 pages of origami paper. Available at Indigo. $29.99

T-Fal ActiFry Express
Prepare your favourite comfort foods using just a spoonful of oil with the ActiFry and reduce fat and calorie intake, without sacrificing flavour. Available in two sizes for preparing meals for four to five people and XL for meals for seven or eight people. Available at Hudson’s Bay, Walmart, Canadian Tire. ActiFry Express $329.99; ActiFry Express XL $369.99

T-Fal Techno Release Stainless Cookware
Saving home cooks time and hassle while offering the performance of stainless steel cookare, Techno Release makes searing and sautéing less messy and cleaning a cinch versus traditional stainless steel. The Performa Pro features silicone grip stainless steel handles and is available in two fry pan sizes and a 14-piece set. Available at Canadian Tire. 26 cm fry pan $99.99; 30 cm fry pan $119.99; 14-piece set $599.99