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Stainless Steel Water Pitcher
We recently upgraded from a plain-Jane plastic pitcher of water in the fridge, to the new Stainless Steel Water Filter from Brita. (Yes, it looks cool, but it was actually the fingerprint-resistant coating that really won us over!) The pitcher holds eight cups of water, is BPA-free and, best of all, has an electronic filter indicator so you know when it’s time to switch it up. brita.ca
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A Motherâ€™s Day Gift that Gives Back
As if you needed another reason to love jewelry, now you can give a necklace to your favorite mom and know that 100% of the proceeds go to Toronto’s Sick Kids Hospital.
Beading Buds is a GTA-based company that designs jewelry and offers a travelling birthday party service. A beading instructor comes to your home or party venue and teaches children how to make one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry that they’re happy to show off after the event.
The newest design by Beading Buds is the mother’s necklace (seen here) with a heart charm and crystal charms with the birthstone of each child on a sterling silver plated chain. The cost of the necklace is $25, with an additional $5 for shipping. Click here if you’re interested in ordering.
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Stylish Travel Mug
When it comes to sustainable sipping, our travel mug of choice is the stylish new Bobble Hot. Ideal for busy moms (and dads) on the go, the latest offering from Bobble features double-walled insulation that keeps drinks hotter for longer, while the exterior stays cool, so you can go sleeveless without burning your fingers. And it’s not just for java junkies. We tested our new, BPA-free Bobble with a tall, two-pump, non-fat, no-water chai latte (not that we’d ever really order something like that!) and it stayed hot and steamy during an afternoon of errands. We also loved the spill resistant lid (let’s face it, we have toddlers and preschoolers) and the fact you can just pop it in the dishwasher when you get in. Available in black, blue and magenta. waterbobble.com
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Cozy Stroller Hand Muff
If, like us, you’re tired of your fingers turning into popsicles when you’re pushing your stroller, this Hand Muff’s for you! It fits everything: jogging strollers, umbrella strollers – even double strollers – and is ergonomically designed to wrap around your wrists to keep your hands warm and dry (and protected from the wind). Available in a range of snazzy colours, it's also machine washable. tivolicouture.com
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Moms are always multi-tasking. So many of us let a hair elastic double as a bracelet knowing that it won’t be long before we’ll want to pull our locks back into a more practical ponytail. Now Chilly Jilly has created a two-in-one Duelette that doubles as a bracelet and hair band. The fits any size bracelet comes in a black or white band and has 14k gold plated beads that look great with everything. As a hairband, the Duelette even kept our hair in place during a vigorous workout.
Place an order of over $50 with Chilly Jilly before Feb 11 and receive 25 percent off by entering Save25 at the checkout.
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