1. For the gemstone lover
Available at www.sweet-harriet.com
Sweet Harriet Designs is the brainchild of Sarah Karst, a prairie farm girl living her dream life on the Canadian West Coast. Her creations are stellar and made from the heart – for yours. Repurposed and poised to be a thoughtful, coveted gift.
2. For the athlete
Available at www.elliptigo.ca
It’s more than a bike. It’s more than an elliptical. It’s an outdoor adventure for runners and cyclists alike. ElliptiGO elliptical bike is unique, stylish and addicting – a stand-up bikes that works your legs and core. The ElliptiGO mimics the motion of an elliptical machine, but still appeals to runners and cyclists by combining elements from each. Best of all, it’s great for working off holiday indulgence.
3. For the foodie
Kelowna is brimming with delectable nourishment. Why not set up a date night and go out for a great burger? Have breakfast for dinner? Take a tapas tour. Discover fresh, local, delicious food. Wrap up a gift card or take someone you love out for BC influenced dishes that will leave both giver and receiver grateful.
4. For the lover of the arts
2016 tickets to Ballet Kelowna’s production of Boundless, an exciting mixed repertory programme bursting with the themes of youth and love. Former National Ballet of Canada dancer and internationally renowned choreographer, Matjash Mrozewski partners with lauded Canadian composer Owen Belton to create a vital and potent new work.
Available at www.parot.com
Some may argue this gift is so stylish it’s more an accessory than a sound portal. Parrot Zik wireless headphones may be just the extravagance you need for someone on your shopping list that has everything. Available in yellow, black, rose gold and classic. Parrot Zik is Bluetooth streaming and noise-cancellation in the most beautiful, luxurious pair of headphones.
6. For the big kid
Jedi Master Lightsaber available at Toys R Us
This new version of the coveted lightsaber has the ability to create more than 100 combinations from their imagination featuring lights and sounds, two independently-lit lightdaggers, expansion hilt, two elbow connectors, dual connector, and cross connector.
7. For the wine afficiando
This year, Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Grand Reserve Entourage Sparkling Brut 2010 won the Premier’s Wine Award naming it the best wine in British Columbia. Best of all, bubbles are the perfect accompaniment for celebration and the holidays bring much.
8. For the technology devotee
Available at www.uncommongoods.com
The Smartphone Projector is a charming way to enlarge the image of your smartphone up to eight times. It’s ultra-portable, wireless and uses no additional power – all you need is a dark room and your phone. Set it an appropriate distance from the wall, adjust the focus, sit back and enjoy!
9. For the peace seeker
Available at Okanagan Lavender Herb Farm
A gift basket filled with locally farmed, lavender bathed products. Family owned and operated, from sore muscle soaks to teas to eye pillows, they have perfect gifts for the home and the body to restore and infuse comfort.
10. For the person who loves local, self nourishment
Available at Orah Salon & Spa
Locally made body balm from Orah is made with all natural ingredients and essential oils. Orah Spa has also developed its own line of personal care products infused with their own refreshing signature scent.