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A Minimalist’s Guide to Gift-Giving

There are some things without which Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas – Mariah Carey’s All I Want For Christmas is You, Elf and, of course, presents! Gifts are such as an intrinsic part of the holiday season and, for many, the most stressful and financially burdensome part. According to a

The Ultimate 2019 Gift Guide

Ahhh, the holidays. It’s the perfect time to cozy up next to your loved ones, sit through one-too-many bad Hallmark movies while sipping on your spiked non-egg dairy-free eggnog as the snowfall acts as the perfect backdrop to your perfectly decorated 1+Den. And just as suddenly it dawns on you

The Ultimate Gift Guide for the Last-Minute Shopper

Tis’ the season, friends. The season for colder temperatures, Netflix holiday movies on deck, packed Christmas markets, (nearly) finished advent calendars and a heavy influx of sugar-coated carbs and wine. And, of course, the season of giving, and receiving, gifts from friends and loved ones. There’s no denying it — Christmas is

How to Have a Green Christmas

‘Tis the season to be jolly…and wasteful! Last year Canadians sent 2.6 billion Christmas cards, used six million roles of tape and threw out 540,000 tonnes (100,000 elephants worth) of wrapping paper and gift bags. All the unwanted presents, uneaten food and glittery wrapping paper have made the holidays the

Radio Station Bans ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ Because #MeToo

The most beautiful time of the year is upon us, which means it’s time to buy your loved ones things you can’t afford and bicker over ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’. ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ is a call and response duet written by Frank Loesser in 1944. You probably remember it from Elf. It’s