Every year I love putting together awesome giveaways for my followers with the help of many small shops, and business in our community, as a way of saying Thank you for all your support. This year is no different, I started gathering items for the giveaway with the anticipation of doing 3 baskets – hoping for 4! But I ended up getting so much stuff that I was able to put together 5 amazing baskets to giveaway. This year is a bit different because the baskets feature so many amazing local businesses they will be only open to local followers except for the 5th basket, which will be open across Canada.
I want to give you some more information about each business in this basket, so please take a moment to check them out and learn more about them! All of these businesses have so many amazing products, and lots of them have special Christmas Collections so be sure to support local this Christmas Season.
Spinco Abbotsford – 1 Month Unlimited $170 Value
If you have never been to SPINCO Abbotsford you are truly missing out. Spinco offers a structured, full body spin class designed to strengthen your body, energize the mind, and feed the soul. Located in the Central Park Village in Abbotsford they are centrally located in town, just 15 mins from Mission. If you are ever interested in trying it out, use discount code HELLOABBOTSFORD for a FREE ride. You can also follow them on Instagram for online classes, live weight classes and much more or head to their website and book your first ride.
Jars By Jodi – Lactation Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix $13 value
Jars By Jodi began in November 2015, with the goal of bringing people together to bake and enjoy cookies and treats using the jars they purchase or are given. Jars by Jodi sells cookie and dessert mixes layer in a mason jar. They make the perfect gift or part favor and are easy way to make treats at home. From what started as a budget friendly Christmas gift for her family her business has quickly grown into a home-based business, with 5 retailers and various markets each year, they also offer local pick up in Pitt Meadows, BC. Jodi is also always open to new flavors if you have ideas let her know! You can find Jars by Jodi online, on Instagram, Facebook and in store at Artisan Gifts and Flowers in Coquitlam, BC, Coastal Collective and Co in Pitt Meadows, BC, Hopcott Meats in Pitt Meadows, BC, Midtown Main in Vancouver BC, The Local Space in Langley BC, Two Trees Tofino in Tofino BC. Jars by Jodi is our families favorite treat, we absolutely love the Unicorn Poop Flavor.
K’pure Naturals – Keep Going $21 Value
Karen the creator of K’pure Naturals is the queen of small shops in Canada. Starting out her business on accident when she found out that her youngest son had a large amount of aluminum and plastic in his system all while she was breastfeeding – turned out it was from her deodorant. From that point on Karen started to research natural ingredients that could be used to create skin and body care products we use everyday. From testing out natural deodorants, to growing a massively successful business in her home town, that now provides products to countries as far as Italy, Dubai, Australia, and Taiwan, Karen paved the way for small businesses to grow and become successful. K’pure natural products are leaping bunny certified. Every product is made with the strictest attention to quality and control. You can find them in hundreds of stores and websites, the full list here. You can also follow them along on Facebook, Instagram and their website to see their amazing gift boxes they put together every season.
Vagina Coach – 28 Day Buff Muff Challenge $35 value
I am excited to say this is my third time teaming up with Kim Vopni aka The Vagina Coach. She works extremely hard to spread awareness about Pelvic health. I have personally completed her Kegel Challenge 2x after my second son and seen incredible results. Before completing the program, I didn’t really get how important Kegels were or how many muscles were involved with performing a Kegel correctly. She offers online programs and coaching for women through pregnancy and beyond via The Vagina Coach. Kim can be found on Instagram, Twitter (Vagina Coach), Facebook (Vagina Coach) and Online (Vagina Coach). I can say with absolute certainty that the Kim’s physical do it yourself fitness programs work extremely well and can be done from the comfort of your home, check them out!
Moda Bella Baby Boutique – 2 Scrunchies & a headband $26.00
Moda Bella Baby Boutique was started when Sylvia had daughter, it was impossible for her to find hair accessories that would comfortable for her head – so she made her own. Making her own accessories allowed her to create beautiful, unique, and durable head bands and bows, and now scrunchies. Moda bella baby products can be found online, or also in store for a full list of stores see here. Moda Bella Baby products ship world wide, their products are spot clean only. To see more of their amazing products and support Moda Bella Baby Boutique follow them on Instagram, and Facebook.
Home Grown Charts – Personalized Growth Chart $65 Value
Home grown Charts are personalized fabric height charts that are hand made, and designed by Caitlyn the owner of Oliver Creations & Co. They are professionally printed in the US using an ecologically friendly print process, printed with biodegradable, non toxic pigment inks that provide vibrant color. Printed onto a canvas fabric that is made from 45% recycled contents. The chart will come ready to hang, is easily moveable making your memories easy to keep forever, stores easily by rolling it up and keeping it in the drawstring bag it comes with. Check them out on Etsy, and Instagram to see all the beautiful pieces and get yours today.
Oliver Creations & Co – Personalized Blanket $86 Value
I am so excited to be featuring Oliver Creations and Co, I found them at the Whonnock Christmas Market, when I was pregnant with my son and got some little slippers and matching tuque for him. Since then I have purchased 4 blankets, that we absolutely love! Everything is designed and hand made in Caitlyn’s home studio, it was originally started in 2016 by her cousin who then turned it over to her in 2017. They offer one of a kind hand made bunnies that are available for purchase locally and seasonally, and also offer personalized blankets, and muslin swaddles. You can find their items in store at Town and Country Vintage Home (Maple Ridge) or at the Collective Winter Market (Pitt Meadows – Sky Hanger) – November 15 and 16th. You can also find these items on Etsy, Instagram and Facebook.
Blue House on the Corner – 2 candles and 1 pair of earings – $39 Value
I stumbled across The Blue House on the Corner when my love for wicker and all things plants and boho started and I have slowly started to add many pieces to my home. They offer an array of home décor, plants, candles and much more. The Blue House on the Corner is a small business in Mission BC, owned and operated by the passionate Carey a mother of 2. Her business started when she was on maternity leave with her first baby and has been operating for 5 years. She is always creating new special one of a kind pieces. You can currently only find Blue house on the corner products on Instagram, but stay tuned because they will be launching a full website soon and be dropping into stores near you! She is also hosting a pop-up market this weekend in Mission, BC check out her Instagram page for more information. Be sure to follow The blue house on the corner on Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram. Be sure to check out her Christmas Line that Launched on November 12th. To ensure you get orders before Christmas if you require shipping please place by December 1st.
Singletree Winery – 1 bottle of 2017 Sieggie $16 Value
Singletree Winery is a family-owned winery based here in the Fraser valley (Abbotsford), as well as in the Okanagan in Naramata – If you’re planning to visit this winery, be sure to peek inside their picturesque tasting room. Their winery is operated by the Etsell family, who have deep roots in the agricultural community. To learn more about how the Etsell Family is showcasing the best of BC in the Fraser Valley and Naramata Bench, go here. As huge advocates for the Fraser Valley and the farming community, it is a wonderful addition that they have added grapes to their Mt Lehman farm and expanded to the Okanagan. Trying to decide what to get that wine lover this season? Singletree Winery is offering a seasonal “Perfect Case” package. Exclusive to the holidays, each mix comes with 3 bottles of Singletree’s four most festive wines – 12 bottles total. These can be purchased online or in person by picking up at the winery. For shipping, please allow 1-2 business days for delivery when ordering through the online store (free local delivery). If you aren’t able to make it to the winery this season, pick up a bottle of Singletree’s delicious flagship Siegerrebe wine, Sieggie, at BC Liquor Stores. This particular wine is made from Siegerrebe, which is German for “Victory Grape.” Be sure to follow Singletree Winery on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
Jems Designs – (Merritt, BC) – 1 stemless wine glass – $12 Value
Jem Designs was founded in 2015 but really took shape in early 2017, it started as a business making wooden signs and switch gears when she started to put together cheeky wine glasses for friends. Jewels has always had a love for crafting, DIYs, holiday decorating and home deocor. It was always Jewels dream to own a store as a little girl she played shop and it was always called Jem’s Shop, Jem stemming from her initials J. E. M. They’ve slowly started to add other drink ware, spray bottles for cleaning supplies, wall decals and vehicle decals and a Christmas Collection to their line. Jem Designs can be found in store at The Local Store (Langley & Chilliwack), Town and Country Vintage Home (Maple Ridge), Coastal Collective (Pitt Meadows), Rosemarie’s Treasures (Coquitlam), Oak and Ivory Collective (Maple Ridge), Artisans Gifts & Flowers (Coquitlam), Miss Vicki’s Petals & Plants (Merritt) Home Hardware Merritt, and The Art We Are (Kamloops) . They can also be found online on Facebook, Instagram. If you have someone who loves sassy little remarks these are the perfect gift! Be sure to order by December 14th to be sure you receive your order.
Bella Beauty Bar – Mama and Kid Shirt $70 Value
This absolutely stunning salon is located in the heart of Mission on first avenue. Is the perfect oasis to spend your afternoon getting pampered. Offering Dental Whitening, Lash Extensions, Lash Lift and Tint, Spray Tans, Oxygeneo Facials, Dermaplaning, micro needling and eyebrow services. All services offered by 5 highly trained and experienced technicians. Their most recent addition to the salon is an eye brow technicians, who offers tint and wax, henna and wax as well as powder brows. This Salon is a one stop shop for any of your pampering needs or getting a friend a gift this holiday season from their beautiful retail selection offering a large selection of items such as Flora Hemp, Truly brand, Luna Bronze, So Luxury, The 6th scent candle Co, and much more. Be Sure to check them out on Instagram, Facebook and online.
How to Win: Go to Instagram to find out
- Follow All the above vendors on Instagram (all linked above)
- Like this photo on Instagram
- tag 3 friends on the photo
- Must be able to pick up the basket in person in the Fraser Valley
- Must be 18 years or older
- Must be following all vendors when winner drawn.
- Contest ends November 18th at 10am. Winner will be announced following.
- Bonus entry if you share on Instagram Story
- 3 bonus Entries if you post on your instagram feed
- 10 bonus entries if you subscribe to my blog.
Remember that we know that shopping small is a luxury, that some of all may not be able to do. But if you cannot shop small, support small, like them on social media, share them on social media, and give them comments – All of this helps to advertise their business for free!