Mom Stuff – November 2019

By Christine Davis

 

Rouxbe online cooking classes
The world’s leading online culinary school offers memberships for students to learn the skills they want at their own pace. Choose from knife skills to making pasta, mastering the fry pan and more. It’s a gift that keeps on giving with monthly subscriptions. Available at rouxbe.com. From $9.99 per month

 

Deluxe Crokinole/Checker/Chess Board
Reintroduce family game night with this beautiful board. Hand made from walnut and Baltic birch, it is slightly larger than standard boards and on the reverse side is a standard 8К8 checker board for chess or checkers. Comes with crokinole instructions and playing pieces for crokinole, checkers and chess. Available at Lee Valley stores and leevalley.com. $149

 

Gold Rimmed Drinkware Set
Shake up your Christmas décor and cocktail hour with this drinkware set from West Elm. Made of clear glass and featuring an antique brass finish the set comes with four glasses, one ice bucket, a pair of long tongs and a sleek metal rack to keep everything stylishly organized. Available at West Elm and westelm.ca. $111

 

Enercheeze
Amp up your energy leading up to the holidays with these delicious artisan cheese snacks. The cheese is dehydrated for the ultimate crunch. It’s full of energy, protein and calcium without any additives and is a great addition to soup and salad, or simply for snacking on. Available at Nature’s Emprium, Goodness Me and other health food stores. $6.99

 

Galaxy Watch Active2
Get a head start on your New Year’s resolutions with this watch that will keep you on time and accountable for your activity while also offering advice in the moment on a large-size screen. Available in assorted colours. Available at major retailers, Samsung Experience Stores and Samsung.com/ca. $369.99

 

HappyLight Lumi
Don’t let the increasingly dark days get you down. From Verilux, Lumi brings daylight indoors by emitting a bright white light that mimics sunlight to ensure you get enough of it to keep you happy. Available at Costco and Costco.ca $59.99

 

DEEBOT OZMO 950
Deep clean your house with this robot that offers mopping and vacuuming capabilities, both of which can operate on a single charge. Cutting edge Smart Navi  3.0 Mapping and Navigation
Technology allow DEEBOT OZMO 950 to intelligently navigate and build a map of the home, allowing it to learn the most efficient cleaning routes. Features assorted modes and connectivity to various apps. Available at Canadian Tire. $899

 

PortoVino leather wine purse
Enjoy wine, or any beverage, on the go with this purse. Pour up to two bottles of wine into the included party pouch and drop it in the secret insulated zippered pocket. Then, just pull out the spout when you’re ready to pour. Perfect for holiday parties. Available at Amazon and winepurse.ca. Various prices

 

Floral Society Wreath Workshop
Equipped with professional-grade floral clippers, floral tape, wire and a copper wreath form, this Wreath Kit includes everything you will need to create a unique wreath for your home all year round such as floral clippers, copper wreath form, floral tape and copper wire. Available at westelm.ca. $125