Mom Stuff

By Christine Davis

Kyi Kyi pom-pom beanies

They’re all the rage this winter, so get one of these oversized pom-pom beanies before it’s too late. The fashion-forward style will keep you warm, cover bad hair days and complete your winter chic style. Choose from assorted styles, colour and real or faux-fur pom-poms. Available at Nordstrom. Faux fur from $29; Real fur from $85

Women’s Moon Ridge Boyfriend Sweater

Gear up for winter in this perfectly cozy oversized sweater from Smartwool that will keep you warm no matter how low the thermostat is set. Available at MEC and Sail. $169.99

Kensington Market Street Food

The iconic flavours of Kensington Market are coming to a grocery store near you with this line up of sauces, slaw, pickled fruit and coffee beans. One taste of these classic flavours with a twist and you’ll be hooked. Available at Longo’s and From $7.97

Wide Leg Jumpsuit

This Joe Fresh velvet wide leg jumpsuit is the perfect holiday piece. Comfortable and dressy in one simple piece, simply layer it over a basic tee, add accessories and you’re set. Available in Joe Fresh stores and at $29

Rowenta X-Cel Steam

Steam your clothes to perfection in just 45 seconds with this hand-held steamer. Its speed makes it perfect for touching up both on the way to work and holiday parties. Available at Bed Bath and Beyond, Home Outfitters and Hudson Bay. $99.99

Quartz Co. Ajna Parka

Warm up to winter in this down winter jacket featuring 7/8 length and a semi-slim fit. The fixed hood is adjustable and offers a removable Canadian coyote fur trim. Choose from assorted colours. Available at $995

Roomba e5

This robot vacuum will help you get ready for holiday guests thanks to its premium 3-stage cleaning system that uses dual multi-surface rubber brushes, power-lifting suction and a high-efficiency filter. The edge-sweeping brush concentrates on edges and corners while the intelligent navigation helps it move around furniture and focus on the spots that need it most. Available at Best Buy, Bed Bath & Beyond and Home Outfitters. $599

UP! Pants

Fashion, function and fit come together in these pull-on pants that stretch perfectly and comfortably to conceal any imperfections. Pants from this Canadian-born brand are available in 80 chic styles so you can choose from seasonal colours and popular patterns for looks that go from day to night in total comfort. Find a store at From $85

Blo blow-dry-bar

Get holiday party ready with or without an appointment at blo blow-dry-bar. Choose from signature blow out styles, up-dos or even have your makeup done. Holiday styles and specials also available. Available at blo Lakeshore Village and other locations. From $45

Rose burgundy suede boot

These aubergine ankle boots are perfectly on-trend and totally comfortable thanks to the suede upper and lining and tunit sole. The slip-on properties make them easy to get on and off. Available at and Little Burgundy stores. $160

Bio Sculpture Canada nail polish

Add some sparkle and glitter to your holiday nails with these polishes that include such colours as Party Popp, Shine Like A Disco Ball and Wild at Heart and your nails will be the perfect accessory. Available at, BAR Spa and Salon and La Lune Medi Spa. From $12