Mom Stuff

By Christine Davis

Lip Scrub
Gently exfoliate and condition your dry lips this winter with this Burt’s Bees Conditioning Lip Scrub featuring honey crystals. It will help create a smooth base for lipstick application and leave your lips kissably soft for your Valentine. Available at major retailers. $9.99

 

Carnabys jewellery
Nothing says “I love you” like a little bling. Create a custom piece or choose from a selection of pre-designed rings, earrings and necklaces. The sparklier the better. Available at Carnabys Bespoke Jewellery in Toronto. Various prices

SQ1Honey
Mississauga’s Square One installed beehives on their rooftop this past summer and now the honey produced by the bees is available for purchase. It makes a sweet treat. Available at Square One Shopping Centre concierge and guest service stations. $10

Duke’s Smoked Shorty Sausages
Carefully crafted in small batches using fresh pork and real, whole ingredients, these incredibly tasty treats are slow dried with no MSG, liquid smoke or added nitrites. Available in original, hot & spicy, hatch green chile and hickory peach BBQ flavours. Available at Loblaws, Walmart and Sobeys. 35g package $2.99; 113g package $6.99

Face and Eye Makeup Remover
This gentle face and eye makeup remover from Misencil is suitable for all skin types. Featuring apple cell culture extract and peptides it offers a delicate and refreshing apple fragrance and helps fortify your lashes. Available at misencil.ca. $33

Tights From Rachel
Spice up your wardrobe for yourself and your Valentine with a tights subscription to From Rachel. Each box contains two pairs of tights. You can choose your frequency to receive your box every two or three months and share your style preference with Rachel and she’ll choose for you, or choose your own. Available at fromrachel.com. $27.50

Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte
Celebrate Valentine’s Day by popping the cork on this bottle of Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte Brut Réserve that features a palate-pleasing blend of Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier with notes of ripe apple and citrus. It’s the number one brand of Champagne in France and the third favourite in the world. Available at LCBO. $49.95

TEALEAVES Happily Ever After gift set
Romance, contentment and peace come together in this beautiful set from Vancouver-based TEALEAVES. Crafted with the highest quality teas in small batches by hand, the set includes a tin of Organic Breakfast and a foil pouch of Organic Lavender Earl Gray, along with a stainless-steel infuser. Available in mini and large gift sets. Available at tealeaves.com. Mini $28.95; Large $56.95

Vichy LiftActiv Collagen Specialist
Fight aging progressively with the new LiftActiv Collagen Specialist that helps correct the signs of collagen loss on the skin including wrinkles, loss of firmness and pigmentation. It’s a powerful anti-aging formula that fuels the skin. Available at drugstores. $59.95

Women’s MEC Travel Light Jacket

Add an early splash of spring colour and hope for warmer days ahead with this pale pink jacket from MEC. It’s perfect for upcoming travel thanks to the tightly woven fine yarns that provide a light and soft fabric that allows insulation to fully expand. Available at MEC and MEC.ca. $89