Homemade Limoncello

Our Cocktail Deeva loves limoncello—especially her homemade version! A bottle makes a great gift, and you can adjust the flavour to your liking. 10 lemons 1 750-mL bottle vodka 3 1/2 cups water 2 1/2 cups sugar Peel lemons with...

Frugal Food Gifts

Need a gift? Low on cash? Frugalista Amrita Singh has a solution! Whip up one of these frugal food gifts; they're easy to make and sure to impress any host/hostess. Pancake Mix The perfect gift for a busy mom or...

Preserved Lemons

By Joshna Maharaj 1 lemon, cut into 1/4-in. slices 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice 4 tsp kosher salt Combine lemon slices, lemon juice and salt in small soup pot. Bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until lemon slices...

Gifts That Give Back

Charitable giving isn't always just about handing over money to a worthy cause. In fact, many not-for-profit organizations offer more-personal gift options that are sure to make this holiday one you (and someone in need) will never forget. Here are...

Top 10 Retro Kids’ Gifts

'Tis the season for retro kids' gifts! When it comes to the latest children's toys, what's old is truly new again. Herein, our fave flashback finds. 1. View-Master Classic Who needs a 3-D TV when there's a View-Master under the...

Out-of-the-Box Gifts on a Budget

Need a neat Kris Kringle gift on a dime? Producer Sara Lynn Cauchon has you covered with a mountain of unique ideas that won't break the bank! Above, from left: cheese cutter, Scratch Map, flask, vodka stocking, Long John's and...

Fashion Finds Under $25

Fashion producer Tara Williams shares her favourite frugal yet fashionable finds of the season! For Her Skinny patent belts ($6 each, Joe Fresh) Kimono, ($15, H&M) Knit gloves with DIY buttons ($10, Winners) and Hermès-inspired scarf ($15, Winners) Sequined pumps...

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