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SEASON 8 | Episode 54 | December 16, 2014

Setting a Holiday Table, Easy Christmas Dinner, Holiday Survival Quiz

Set the best holiday table ever, no-fuss Christmas dinner from Kary Osmond and how are your holiday survival skills? Find out with our quiz.

 

 

In Studio Giveaways of the Day

Today we shared more of our annual Holiday Gift Guides. Steven and Chris are helping you avoid the dreadful mall line ups with gifts you can buy online.

In Studio Giveaway of the Day

Fire HD 6 (Courtesy of Amazon.ca) $134.00

This is the most affordable Kindle tablet ever, with fast quad-core processor, HD display, front and rear cameras, and Dolby Audio. It has a beautiful 6’ vivid HD display, perfect for videos, games, photos and more. It also includes unlimited storage in Cloud Drive for your photos as well as fast browsing, email and calendar support and allows you to edit and view Office documents. Plus you’ll have access to the most popular apps and games and over 2 million books. It’s available at Amazon.ca

In Studio Giveaway of the Day

JillYoga.com: Gift Bag $90

Jill Yoga active wear is the latest addition to the Jack and Jill Kids portfolio, offering girls age 2-14 fashionable and trendy apparel for any activity. Made from the highest quality textiles that conform and stretch with every movement, Jill Yoga’s designs are on trend with bold and stylish colours. The brand’s main mission is to promote good health, confidence and active living among young girls, no matter size or ability. Jill Yoga recently teamed up with Big Brothers Big Sisters charity to launch the Go Girls! national partnership. Go Girls! is a mentor-lead program that goes into Toronto’s middle schools and discusses the very important issues of body image, self-esteem, healthy eating, physical activity and relationships. Jill Yoga has also teamed up with Alexandra Beaton who plays Emily on the hit Family Channel show ‘The Next Step’. Visit JillYoga.com for more info.

In Studio Giveaway of the Day

eBay.ca: Joseph Nogucci Toascana Wine Boards $34

eBay has more than 450 million daily live listings. Did you know more than 77% of purchases made by Canadians on eBay were for new products, and 73% were made at fixed prices. Canadians buy more than 1 billion dollars of goods every year on eBay. The eBay Money Back Guarantee is automatically included with the purchase of virtually every item on eBay.ca at no additional fee so if something goes wrong, eBay will cover your purchase price plus original shipping on virtually all items.

The Toscana Wine Boards by Joseph Nogucci are available at eBay.ca/FestiveFavourites until January 2, 2015 with free shipping across Canada. The set comes with 3 bamboo dining boards that can be used together or split apart. The design makes them perfect for dinner parties as they hold both wine and hors d'oeuvres. Go to eBay.ca for more info.

In Studio Giveaway of the Day

Swarovski.ca: Slake Bracelet $80.00

This must-have, beautiful bracelet is easy to wear with virtually any outfit! Glittering with Hematite crystals on grey microfiber, it wraps comfortably around your wrist for a twisted look. The closure consists of two clear crystal buttons, allowing you to adjust the size (36/38 cm). Various colours available in Swarovski stores and at Swarovski.ca.

In Studio Giveaway of the Day

Posterjack.ca: Gift Certificate $60.00

Posterjack is Canada’s leading photo-to-art expert that turns your digital photos into custom pieces of photo art. It’s easy to use: Simply upload an image or choose from over 1 million images in their artshop, choose your print and size and Posterjack delivers right to your door. There are over 50 sizes to choose from with prints available on canvas, wood, metal, acrylic and more. Gift certificates are available online and are delivered straight to your email’s inbox to share with your loved ones so they can create their own customized art. Visit Posterjack.ca for more info.

In Studio Giveaway of the Day

Aveda.ca: Gift of Warmth and Light Limited Edition Soy Candle $45.00

Aveda’s limited edition Gift of Warmth and Light is a signature holiday soy wax candle, featuring a warm and spicy aroma of certified organic ginger and ginger lily. The candle comes pre-wrapped and ready for giving in hand-crafted Iokta bark paper from the Himalayan Bio-Trade papermaking co-operative in Nepal. This provides 5,500 people with work and helps protect 34,000 acres of forest that provide bark for the Certified Wildlife Friendly Paper. The Gift of Warmth and Light not only provides a beautiful way to give, but also give back. The candle is available at Aveda salons, spas and experience centres and at Aveda.ca.

In Studio Giveaway of the Day

Giftagram.com: Gift Certificate $40.00

Too busy to shop for gifts? Giftagram is an iPhone and iPad app that makes gifting easier. It curates a selection of premium gifts from local retailers and international brands. You choose a gift, select your contact and hit "send." That's it. They take care of the rest. Because of their unique notification process, you don't even need your recipient's address! You'll discover amazing gifts that your friends and family will truly love. It's as easy as sending a text message! Visit Giftagram.com for more info and receive $10 off your purchase when you use the promotion code "SANDC10".

In Studio Giveaway of the Day

Magnolia-Silver.com: Gift Certificate $40.00

Magnolia is the world’s largest silver jewelry designer and retailer with over 160 retail locations worldwide, and 20 locations in Canada alone. Magnolia is known for creating handcrafted, distinct designs. The brand has approximately 3,000 diverse pieces and creates 300 new pieces each month for their retail locations. All collections contain only 925 Sterling Silver, precious and semi-precious stones, filling a distinctive niche between inexpensive costume jewelry and high-end gold jewelry. You’ll find something in every price point and you will receive a one-year, unlimited product warranty. Visit Magnolia-Silver.com for more info.

In Studio Giveaway of the Day

BowzerBox.ca: Doggy Gift Box

Bowzer Box is a Canadian owned and operated company, launched in February, 2014. It’s a unique subscription service that delivers a box of doggy goodies every month. You sign up for a 1-, 3-, or 6-month subscription and will receive 5-6 items such as dog treats, toys, and accessories right at your door. Bowzer Box is big on supporting the people in their own back yard, that is why we donate 10% of our profits to animals in need. Visit BowzerBox.ca for more info.

In Studio Giveaway of the Day

WaySpa.com: Gift Certificate $40

WaySpa.com is the world's fastest-growing online spa marketplace. It allows consumers to purchase the treatment of their choice from over 2,000 salons and spas from coast-to-coast A WaySpa.com gift card is the perfect gift for a loved one or friend who’s in need of some R&R. They’ll be able to choose from a multitude of treatments ranging from facials, manicures and pedicures to relaxing massages and rejuvenating, exotic body treatments. The site’s industry leading search tools help consumers find the best spa treatments and packages for them and also provides them with the opportunity to compare spas in their neighbourhood and across Canada. For those looking for a perfect last-minute gift, WaySpa purchases can be delivered digitally via email or printed directly from the website upon completion of the checkout process. WaySpa.com gift cards are available in a range from $25.00 to $500.00

In Studio Giveaway of the Day

Ricardo Magazine: 1-Year Subscription $29.95

Canada's celebrity chef Ricardo has designed this beautiful cooking magazine for Canadians. It builds on his award winning approach to developing recipes as shown on TV, his websites, magazines and newspapers. Featuring things you can make tonight and inspiring you to try things you never thought you would! Try RicardoCuisine today!

In Studio Giveaway of the Day

JellyModernDoughnuts.com: Gift Certificate $25

Jelly Modern Doughnuts is Canada’s original gourmet doughnut bakery café. Their delicious doughnuts, uniquely crafted by their talented pastry chefs and bakers are made fresh on site throughout the day. They use only the finest quality ingredients in their recipes – locally sourced and organic whenever possible. It’s a sophisticated update on a Canadian tradition. You can order your doughnuts in-store or online for delivery or pick up. Visit JellyModernDoughnuts.com for more info.

 

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