Holiday Gift Guide in the Glebe – 10 perfect presents for Christmas!

December 10, 2019 | by glebeadmin

There is always someone on your Christmas list who is impossible to buy for. The Dad that has everything, the aunt who makes her own wool scarves, or the kids who don’t like superheroes or princesses.

Lucky for you there are scores of unique gifts in the Glebe – everything from eco products and board games to luxury hand soaps, winter clothing and a whole lot of chocolate.

Here are 10 great gift ideas that will certainly get a smile out of all those grinches on Christmas morning.

Happy Holidays.

"Chocolate gift baskets from Lindt

Nothing says I love you like rich milk chocolate. Stop off at Lindt Chocolate Boutique at Lansdowne and browse a range of different flavours, gift baskets and boxed chocolates for that special someone. There won’t be any left on boxing day. Click here to visit Lindt online.

"Rareform bags from All Eco

For the environmentally conscious guy or gal on the go, look no further than the Rareform bags from All Eco. These sturdy duffle bags, wallets, purses, and make up bags are made from 100 per cent recycled vinyl from old billboards in California.  They look good, they are functional and they’re helping save the planet. Visit All Eco online here.

"Kuoma Snowsuits from Shoe Plus Shoe

It doesn’t get much better than Kuoma when it comes to kids’ snowsuits. These snowsuits are lightweight, breathable, wind and waterproof and wear& tear resistant, allowing the kids to spend all day outside tobogganing, throwing snowballs and making the best snowman in the Glebe. Explore a range of different styles and colours at Shoe Plus Shoe in the Glebe.

"Tea by Mood Discovery Kit from David’s Tea

If you’ve got a tea lover in the house, then you’ll nail this gift if you pick up a Tea by Mood Discovery Kit from David’s Tea. 24 different teas for your special someone to brew, all of them labelled by mood – from Reboot and Calm Tummy to Chill Out, Wake Up and Brain Power. A fun way to discover new tea blends. Click here for more on David’s Tea.

"Stasher reusable bags from JD Adam Kitchen Co.

Does a little part of you die of guilt every time you pull out a single use plastic bag for the kid’s lunches? You’re not alone. But you don’t have to feel this way. Stop by JD Adam Kitchen Co. and get some Stasher plastic-free, pure platinum silicone reusable storage bags for the family. While it may not be the most exciting gift under the tree, it certainly will have to most impact. Check out JD Adam online today.

"Family Board Games from Mrs. Tiggy Winkle’s

There’s no better way to bond with the family than over a good, intense board game. Well, maybe. Stop off at Mrs. Tiggy Winkle’s who have got a pile of brand new board games at their Glebe store. The new Ottawa Monopoly? Simpsons Code Names or the new Throw Throw Burrito game that is flying off the shelfs like, well, burritos. Food fight! Click here for more on Mrs. Tiggy Winkle’s.

"Kids’ books and toys at Octopus Books

There’s nothing more magical than a child’s imagination during Christmas and you can help expand that imagination with some fresh new books from Octopus Books. The small but mighty bookstore on Third Avenue has a rich selection of children’s books – everything from Dr. Seuss classics to new tales that will certainly wind their way through your child’s bright mind. Give the gift of reading this Christmas. Click here for more on Octopus Books.

"Lavender Gift Set from Purple Urchin

There are few things as relaxing as having a hot soak with a good book in the tub. Help your sweetheart melt away his or her worries with this Lavender Gift Set from Purple Urchin, which features Lavender Limeade Liquid Soap, a Lavender Bath Bomb and a Long Live Lavender Bar Soap. Plus, she’ll smell like heaven. Head to Purple Urchin now.

Capital Home Hardware

BENCHMARK 8 Volt Lithium-ion Twistor Cordless Screwdriver Kit from Capital Home Hardware

Are there a bunch of unfinished projects in the house that you can’t stand looking at anymore? Get your hubby the new, exclusive BENCHMAR 8 Volt Twistor Cordless Screwdriver Kit from Capital Home Hardware. The versatile cordless screwdriver boasts 380 different head positions, 360 degree orbital rotation and flexibility for those impossible to reach spots. You’ll have a newly-renovated kitchen by New Year’s Day. Click here to visit Capital Home Hardware online.

"Accent on Beauty Gift Certificates

Give the gift of relaxation and rejuvenation with a gift certificate at Accent on Beauty. Let your loved one decide what pampering package they want themselves. Facials, Fractional Laser, Massage & Reflexology, and Manicures and Pedicures.  Gift certificates are available for any value or service. Click here for to visit Accent on Beauty online.

These gift ideas will have your entire family smiling from ear to ear on Christmas morning. And if these gifts are not what you’re looking for, browse all our merchants online here.

Happy Holidays from all of us in the Glebe.