Turns out 2021 was as elfed up as 2020, but have no fear. A new year is around the corner, and we’re lit with holiday cheer. Check out our favourite local joy spreaders for gift giving ideas!
Hark the herald, sisters sing! The “Her Voice” books embody the sweet sound of women empowering other women. And we’re published in all three books! Homegirls from around the globe belt out real, vulnerable, and funny short stories in Sisterhood, Motherhood, and Finding Yourself.
Order on Amazon or contact us for local delivery (minimum 3 books).
Are you there God? It’s me Margarita! Initially drawn to Dena and Kristen’s saucy moniker, it was their passion for fashion that shone through. Helping women feel awesome from the inside out, that’s what salty bitches are all about. Online shopping may not solve our problems, but it’s worth a shot!
If you’re looking for a local mom and pop-corn shop, look no further than Jolie Pop. Arguably the best hostess/teacher gift ever, Kelley Abbey’s gourmet truffle popcorn kits pair perfectly with ice cold sparkling wine. Proving life is both salty and sweet.
Coffee, the liquid hug for your brain. Sisters’ Story beans are grown on farms owned and operated by indigenous women in northern Peru. What’s more, 15% of sales are donated to women’s shelters and sexual assault crisis centres in Canada. A perfect way to say I love you a latte!
CITY & COUNTRY Urban Winery & Tasting Bar
We were flabbergasted to learn #yyc welcomed its first urban winery in Feb 2020 (ruh-roh)…which we knew nothing about! Immediately intrigued, we beelined for the nectar. Owner Chris Fodor is passionate about all things wine, and giving back to the community. If you’re dreaming of a white (or red) Christmas, consider this your new clubhouse!
Calling all fans of kick-ass women, have we got a girl’s night out for you!
1) Alberta born Kaitlyn Bristow dishes on her Bachelorette days, winning Dancing With The Stars, and her new winery!
2) Jess Tetu’s story of resilience will captivate the room so hard you’ll hear a pin drop.
3) Our pal Lisa Webb, founder of Wine, Women, & Well-Being, is a resident expert on connecting women and spreading joy.
4) Dr. Jody Carrington is a clinical psychologist specializing in colourful language, humour, and mental health.
Ready to add some twinkles to your wrinkles? Annie Graham is a chemist and skin care guru who wants to make something clear…your skin. Annie’s interpretation of beauty is being comfortable in your own skin, so each XOA treatment is specifically designed for your needs. And for you glow getters, XO products make a dewy gift!
A concierge is as helpful as an extra set of hands, only less creepy! Jenn Rowles is a crackerjack at transforming chaos into calm, one task at a time. Jenn tackles to-do lists, home organization and decluttering (virtual and IRL) like a boss. Housework won’t kill you, but why take the chance?
Madeleine Pearce was born with an eye for exquisite preloved treasures! Her collection of beautiful vintage and new to you pieces are artfully chosen to fill your home with joy. We’re particularly drawn to the stemware, because at my age I need glasses!
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A remarkable ensemble of gifts. Everyone of these has passed the sangria inspection so you know it’s the good wares. Important to support local!
They all have the sangria seal of approval!
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