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SATURDAY, December 22

0730 Outdoors enthusiast Kevin Callan brought in a list of gift suggestions for people who enjoy getting away from it all. He shared his list with guest host Karen Gordon.
Listen audio (runs 11:19)
Here are Kevin's suggestions:
1. Exped Dreamwalker - sleeping bag
2. Darkfin Gloves - webbed gloves that increase maneuverability, flexibility, and speed in the water
3. Biolite Stove - stove that runs on small sticks, pine cones, etc. and creates power for your i-pod or i-phone.
4. Canada Goose - jackets and hats
5. InReach - satellite text messaging system
6. Chota Hippies - unusual looking hip wader boots
7. Traditional Northern Made Anorak - a canvas pull-over for winter trekking
8. GoZero - solar powered lantern
You can also see Kevin's suggestions in a video at his Happy Camper website.

0800 TVO's "Saturday Night At the Movies" host Thom Ernst joined Karen with a very personal list of new "Christmas Classic" films.
Listen audio (runs 10:45)
Thom chose:
1. Joyeux Noel (2005)
2. Love Actually ( 2003)
3. elf (2003)
4. National Lampoon: Christmas Vacation (1989)-
5. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
6. Arthur Christmas (2011)
Honourable Mentions:
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), Edward Scissorhands (1990) Gremlins (1984) Rise of the Guardians (2012)
There's always a good movie on TV on Saturday nights---just check the SNAM website for the current playbill.

0830 She's got a list...and it's got gardening gifts aplenty on it. Fresh Air's favourite gardener, Marjorie Harris, joined Karen to share her selection of holiday goodies for green thumbs.
Listen audio (runs 11:40)
For all the gardening gift suggestions, visit Marjorie's website.