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Holiday Giveaway!


The Ultimate Giveaway…Seriously! 

I’ve teamed up with 5 of my closest blogger friends to bring to life this awesome Holiday Giveaway! We have all worked really closely over the last few weeks to bring together some of our favourite brands that we all have personal relationships with – these are products we know and love and know you will love using too. This giveaway has got you covered from beauty and skincare to fashion to hygiene necessities and even down to the pens you write with!

Read below for descriptions of everything in this package that will be given to ONE lucky winner!

16 ways to enter at the bottom of the post!


Quo Holiday Collection from Shopper’s Drug Mart

This is such a fun beauty addition to our giveaway! This Holiday collection by Quo sold at Shopper’s Drug Mart features limited-edition beauty palettes, manicure and brow kits, and a whole lot of Quo by ORLY nail polishes.

The True Artist Beauty Palette has eye shadows, lip glosses, blushes, bronzers and highlighters – everything you need to get party ready! The Manicure Kit has everything for an at home manicure – Scissors, Toe Nail Clipper, Nail Clipper, Nail Buffer/File, Slanted Tweezers and Cuticle Nipper. Top it all off with one (or multiple!) of the 12 nail polishes included in the adorable Mini Lacquer Set. I’m all about at-home manicures as opposed to going and getting my nails done. This kit sets you up for at-home manicure success!


Yves Rocher Care Package 

Yves Rocher is your go-to company for entirely botanically-based beauty, skin, and haircare products. Their contribution to our giveaway is a well rounded package to introduce you to a few of their product lines. The best part? Half of the products aren’t even released yet! You will get a sneak try of some of their 2017 products before they even hit the shelves. 

Included in this package:

  • The White Botanical Exceptional Cleansing Mousse (not pictured) is a smooth and silky mousse that instantly eliminates impurities and makes your complexion appear more luminous.
  • The Low Shampoo (not pictured) is inspired by the no shampoo method. Low shampoo is a new way to wash your hair without damaging it. It is a sulfate-free, non-foaming formula and is a delicate cleansing cream that protects the integrity of your hair fiber. I’m going to be giving this method a try later this month and will definitely be updating you on the process here!
  • The Scrub to Mix (not pictured) is a 100% natural exfoliating powder. This is a custom exfoliation – add Scrub to Mix to your cleanser for an exfoliant at your desired strength. I love this because some days I am after a gentle exfoliation whereas other days I feel like I need something a bit more coarse – this product can satisfy both of those days (and everything inbetween!).
  • The Sensitive Végétal Soothing Moisturizing Cream is a light cream that moisturizes and soothes sensitive skin to make your skin eventually less reactive. I’ve been using an Yves Rocher moisturizer for the last month and my skin is absolutely thanking me for it.
  • The Sensitive Végétal  Soothing Micellar Water 2 in 1 is a makeup remover that soothes and tones skin in 1 single step. Removing make up at the end of the day is an important step in my routine to ensure that I don’t get blemishes and the fact that this product protects the skin and even eliminates impurities too is a total bonus! 

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Giant Tiger Gift Card

Growing up in a small town, Giant Tiger was our local go-to spot for all our fashion and lifestyle needs. Whenever I’m at home I still run in to grab some goodies. Back to school supplies, wrapping paper, towels, underwear (my fave from there!), pyjamas…you name it…Giant Tiger has it! As part of our giveaway we’re offering you a $100 Giant Tiger Gift Card to stock up on all your fashion desires and home necessities!


Joe Fresh Jewellry from Shoppers Drug Mart

We already know and love Joe Fresh for their clothing and makeup lines and now let’s add in their jewellery collection! This is an exclusive Holiday Jewellery Collection by Joe Fresh for Shopper’s Drug Mart. This is the perfect collection to brighten up your wardrobe this winter. These pieces are glitzy yet versatile. Included in this giveaway is a lovely black beaded necklace, a set of stretchy black and silver gem bracelets, and 2 sets of sparkly earrings…and they all work beautifully together!


Cougar Boots 

Cougar boots is all about setting you up to get out and enjoy the outdoors this winter! They offer fashionable, comfortable, and practical footwear choices for rain and snow days where durability is key. With winter well on its way they definitely have you covered for the cold and snowy days. The winner of this giveaway will get to select their desired pair. In the spring I posted about my rubber Cougar rain boots here on Threads & Blooms and I’m excited to take my winter Cougar Boots for a spin once the snow hits (although I’m fine with it holding off for juuuuust a little longer ;)). Here’s to warm toes on cold days!


Sunbeam Winterluxe Heated Throw

If anyone knows me, you will know I’m always cold. Saying that, this blanket just earned itself a spot at the top of my wish list this season! This blanket is 50″ x 60″, it has 3 heat settings and a 3 hour auto off (just in case you fall asleep which is kind of inevitable, don’t you think?). It is a super soft Winterluxe material and reverses to a premium sherpa (equally soft!). This gives me all the cozy feels – fireplace, blanket, hot chocolate…you know the drill 😉 Winter isn’t so bad when you’re kept toasty all night, right?


Colgate Sensitive PRO-Relief Line 

This package offers you the Colgate Sensitive PRO-Relief toothpaste, mouth wash, and toothbrush with a sensitivity relief pen. This line is designed to reduce sensitivity through repairing, not numbing. Tooth sensitivity can be a real pain (no pun intended!) and it’s amazing the difference that using the right products can make to your overall quality of life on a daily basis. I have heard amazing things about this line from friends who have been using it for a few months and I have just started using it myself. It’s the perfect stocking stuffer from us to you 🙂


Baskits Revitalize Package

Baskits is SO fun! They are Canada’s leading gift service company and offer thoughtfully curated baskets for just about everyone. I look through their website and just want to send baskets to everyone I know (okay…and myself!). They have baskets for the home with cleaning supplies and others with chocolates, cookies and teas. For the fellas in your life they have a shaving basket; a basket for the ultimate BBQ-er; a basket with all the makings for some fancy cocktails and more! Baskits even has the little ones covered with a whole range of adorable newborn baskets and toy baskets for the toddlers.  The best thing? They deliver across North America and offer same day delivery in the GTA.

My favourite Baskits baskets (heh) are those devoted to pampering. There are so many fun basket combinations in a range of prices filled with different types of beauty and bath products. The one that our winner will receive includes bath bombs, a scented candle, an oat facial scrub, citrus soap, bath salts and more! Time to be pampered!


IDC Holiday Gift Set available at 

IDC is a Dermo-Cosmetic company that is all about the science behind skin aging and they have even developed a technology that targets the 16 causes of skin aging. Also, they’re one of the only companies that publishes scientific articles on their research…kinda cool, eh? Included in our giveaway is one of four limited-edition skincare sets that IDC has released for the holidays. This set offers the Ideal Multi-Correction Lifting, Illuminating and Correcting Serum along with the award-winning Overnight Repair Mask. It’s all packaged up in a festive red box…I’d be pretty thrilled to see this under the tree, wouldn’t you?! The serum lifts, tones and smooths and the night cream hydrates and regenerates your skin while you sleep. This is a luxurious package designed to really treat your skin!



PaperMate InkJoy Gel Pens 

Are you like me? Always looking for a pen? Let’s just say that since I got this same pack of pens all my pen searching woes have gone away and my notebook got a whole lot prettier! These gel pens are smooth writing and a great gift for the creative person on your list. As a child I always had pen sets like this and I spent all my days drawing pictures and writing stories. It’s amazing the creativity that seemingly simple materials, like a set of quality colourful pens, can foster. Now that I’m a little older I’m excited to use this pack and try some colourful calligraphy on my Christmas cards this year. Fun and practical – the perfect final addition to our Giveaway Package if I do say so myself!


Enter our Giveaway Here! 16 Chances to Win! 

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  1. Wanda Tracey

    December 20th, 2016 at 10:35 pm

    I love this generous and awesome giveaway.It would be such a joy to win this!! I love the Cougar boots and all the other beautiful things too.Thank you for this amazing opportunity to participate and Merry Christmas!! 🙂

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