Mom stuff

By Christine Davis

Knitted Animal Friends: Over 40 Knitting Patterns for Adorable Animal Dolls
Make beautiful gifts and keepsakes with this book by Louise Crowther. For the more advanced knitter, these designs will delight and entertain while you make animal dolls, clothes and accessories. Available at Amazon. $32.50

reversa retin[A]list cream

Give retinal a second chance with this technologically advanced cream that reduces the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines while firming the skin, restoring radiance and softness and plumping the epidermis. You’ll also enjoy the added benefit of reduced appearance of dark spots. Use at night just once a week to start. Available at drugstores. $60

Love & Lore Midnight Floral Scarf
Ease into a fall wardrobe by adding this silky scarf to your collection. The dusty rose and beautiful flowers will go with any jacket – day or night. Available at Indigo and indigo.ca. $39.50

“Pinot Please” Classic Crew Neck Sweatshirt
Take your love of your favourite wine to the next level with this generously-sized sweatshirt by Canadian designer Brunette The Label. This limited-edition crew is inspired by Meiomi Pinot Noir wine, taking the style and grace of the wine into your closet. Sweatshirt available at BrunetteTheLabel.com; Pinot Noir LCBO. Sweatshirt $79; Wine $21.95

Sol Cuisine plant-based burgers
This Canadian company has been producing a delicious lineup of plant-based burgers for more than 20 years, including Sunflower Beet, Mushroom and Wild Rice, Lemon Dill Salm’n, Spicy Blackbean, Portabello Mushroom and Quinoa, Chickpea Sweet Potato, Sprouted Quinoa Chia and the Extreme Griller. Available at grocery stores. From $5.99

Rachel Skinny Jeans
Made in Canada, these Yoga Jeans are likely to be amongst the most comfortable you’ll ever wear. The high-rise cut is flattering while the 78 per cent cotton, 18 per cent lyocell, 3 per cent elasterell and 1 per cent spandex composition helps keep their shape all day. Available at yogajeans.ca. $188

Minéral 89 Eyes
Reduce fine lines and dark circles caused by lack of sleep and dehydration with this new product from Vichy. The daily booster stimulates antioxidant defenses, rebalances the skin¹s pH levels, and reinforces its integrity by stimulating cell regeneration and improving skin’s barrier function. Available at vichy.ca. $34.95

Fanny Pack
The ‘80s are back and so is the fanny pack thanks to The Fanny Factory. Choose from an assortment of fabrics you’ll remember from your childhood, or have one custom designed, and conveniently carry all your necessities on your fanny. Available at fannyfactory.com. $30 US

Philips Satinelle Epilator
Gently extract even the finest hairs on legs, body and face with this product that offers a faster disc rotation than ever before for quick hair removal. Includes a body exfoliator and massager for radiant skin. Available at Amazon, Walmart and Shoppers Drug Mart. $149.99

C8 Volume Chalk
Electric London introduces this magnesium-free volume chalk that provides instant grip, hold and volume. Safe for coloured hair, it leaves hair feeling amplified yet natural and free. Available at select salons and electric-london.ca. $41

Windex Multi-Surface with Vinegar product
Single-use plastics will be banned in Canada as early as 2021 and Windex is meeting the demand by offering the Multi-Surface with Vinegar product in bottles made from 100 per cent recycled ocean plastic. It’s a product that you can feel good about using. Available at most major retailers. $4.29