Gifts for living your best life

Looking for the perfect gift for the person who has everything? Check everyone off your list with these cool options

Gifts for living your best life

Source: Best Health magazine, November/December 2013; Images: Daniel Harrison

The Microsoft Surface Pro 10.6″ Windows 8 Tablet with HD touch screen ($800) is as powerful as a standard laptop. The Microsoft Touch Cover for Surface Tablet, pictured in magenta (also available in blue, black, white and red), doubles as a thin keyboard that clicks onto the tablet ($80). Both at Best Buy. Read on for more cool gift ideas.

1. ‘Braiden’ Throw, with its Scandinavian print, is cozy ($60 at Crate & Barrel).

2. Cuddly Booties in faux fur for kids six to 12 months ($25 at Indigo).

3. Mooksha Dolls are hot this season; each comes with paper dolls and access to e-books and i-device apps (pictured: 13″ version, $20 at Toys ‘R Us).

4. Ainsley Jack Toss Pillow is a funky take on the Union Jack ($32 at Urban Barn).

5. Meyer Lemon Soy Candle ($20 at Crate & Barrel).

6. Bingo Game ($20 at Crate & Barrel).

7. Bamboo Clock displays time, date or temperature ($35 at

8. Polar Bear Bookends are super-sturdy ($40); 2014 Faux Leather Notebook ($35) and Mom Agenda ($50) come in various colours (all from Indigo).

9. Cozy Caribou Hoodie by Canada Pooch is sherpa-lined ($38 and up at pet stores).

10. Sony SRS-BTV5 Bluetooth Speaker pairs with some smartphones; touch the phone to its top to play music or take hands-free calls ($80 at Best Buy).

11. Lucia Room Spray Gift Set comes with four nat­ural scents ($25 at Terra20).

12. Gentec iPhone 5 Cases feature designs by artist Aimée Wilder and fashion designer Nicole Miller ($20’$40 at Best Buy).

13. Bashful Bunny is super-soft ($20 at Indigo).

14. Can­adian Olympic Team Collectable Ornaments feature four sports (pictured: skating and skiing; $15 each at Canadian Tire).

15. Sony Smartwatch connects to most Android smartphones; you can read texts, tweets and Facebook messages on it ($150 at Best Buy).

16. Compact Curling, for ages six and up, is a portable version of the classic Canadian game ($20 at toy retailers).

17. Frasier Fir Pinecone Candle comes in a pretty box with ribbon ($32 at Indigo).

18. Kindle Fire HD 7″ lets you read, browse and play games ($214); Kate Spade Candy Stripe Kindle Cover provides stylish protection ($69; both at

19. Cucina Pinot Grigio Hand Soap in vintage-style glass bottle ($22 at Fruits & Passion).

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