I think my favourite part of holiday shopping is stocking stuffers! Most of us do try to stay with a bit of a budget, so here are some treasures under $20 to fill stockings (and hearts) with delight on Christmas morning.
Anto Yukon Soaps - $12
Handmade in the Yukon, we love these natural and beautiful soaps made by Kym Remple.
Vancouver Island Salt - $6-$12
Harvested on the coast of Vancouver Island, this salt is perfect for everything from salad dressings to finishing steaks to sprinkling on popcorn.
The Preservatory Jams - $15
Lee Murphy is a master when it comes to jams and preserves. whether you prefer sweet or savery, you can't go wrong with any of her winning combinations (think gin + lavender or heirloom tomato + chili)
DRØM Pepper - $14-$16
Thanks to Louise + Nigel Biggar, we now that THIS is what pepper should taste like. Organic Kampot peppercorns sourced from Fair Trade producers in Cambodia these really are game changers.
Library Candle Tins - $14
A favourite year after year, these may be small but they pack an amazing, fragrant punch!
Laura Slack CHOCOLATE - $7-$20
Laura takes care of the truffles for Nota Bene, McEwan Foods, and Holt Renfrew. Need we say more? Our collection of her incredible work includes: chocolate bars, peppermint patties, chocolate ginger, salted caramel truffles, and her ultimate drinking chocolate.
Red Sky Candles - $20
Handmade in Toronto by Kerry Butt, our favourites include Bergamot + Black Pepper, French Lavender, and Deep Woods.
Hand+Foot Lotion by Graydon Skincare - $19
The perfect natural solution for winter hands & feet! Lightly fragranced and all natural made in Toronto.
Natural Bath Salts by Anto Yukon - $18
Sourced from natural ingredients and fragrances native to our very own Canadian Yukon.
Mitchell's Soup Co. Soups - $12
Another gem from Vancouver Island, these ready-to-go soup mixes are the best we've tried. Thanks to mom for putting them in my stocking for years, these are a staple here at Spruce.
Super Swedish Soaps - $12-$14
These soaps are absolute staples in our house. Sea Salt and Volcanic Ash for the shower, Cedarwood and Seaweed for the sink!
Alveole Honey - $14
Sourced from neighbourhoods within Toronto, you'll notice an incredibly delicsious difference between neighbourhoods.
Jack Rudy Aromatic Bitters - $20
This really is the absolute best all-around bitters. More aromatic and floral than traditional Angostura, use this easily in more delicate cocktails or in sparkling water alone.
Road Spill Red Wine Stain Remover - $2
Stash these in your purse, your pocket, your kitchen drawers and save the day!
Bicycle Barware - $16
Perfect for your spin instructor! Made in the US, these bright pints and rocks glasses are a favourite every year.
The Spread - $14
Toronto made spicy sesame spread. It's addictive!
Star Trek Magnetic Bookmarks - $4
We had to.
Natural Geode Pairs - $15
Lovely for the naturalist - perfect sets of geode crystal pairs.
Paralellogram Hook - $15
High style for they design lover's stocking. Made by Toronto's Umbra Shift.
Seed Shelf - $18
Drop your keys, your phone, your mail, or light a small candle on these adorable shelves.
Cocktail Rimmer Salts + Sugars - $14
For the cocktail lover. Dress your cocktails with a great looking and even better tasting rim. Toronto's Amanda Chen has produced some impressive flavours including raw cacao and grapefruit.
How to Smoke Pot (Properly): A Highbrow Guide to Getting High - $20
Written by David Bienenstock, the former West Coast editor of High Times Magazine, this is the definitive guide for the newbie and the professional. Tips, tricks, etiquette, and recipes.
Andy Warhol Soup Can Crayon Set - $15
With such an awesome storage tin and names like "Grape Marylin", "Hot Dog Bean Soup", and "Invisible Sculpture" you really can't go wrong.
Tangram Puzzle Race - $18
Race to build images with Tangram puzzle pieces! Tangram is a geometric puzzle that originated in China over 1,000 years ago, and consists of 7 shapes.