I have been having an absolute blast sharing these baskets with you. Coming together with so many amazing vendors to put them together for all of you was so great. I am blessed that so many great vendors wanted to take part this year. This basket is the second to last basket, and is just as good as the others. It is worth over $800, and is brought to you by 13 other vendors and myself.
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 – $25 shop credit
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 and were recently just brought into Bella Beauty Bar in Mission, BC.
Bella Beauty Bar – Facial and Lotion – $135 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.
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!
Farmstead Naturals – 2 hand made soaps and a sanitizer $15
I discovered Farmstead Naturals over a year ago, when I was shopping for a gift for my girlfriend. I stumbled upon one of the bath bombs in the baskets, and my girlfriend loved it. It has quickly become one of my favorite brands to gift to friends. Farmstead Naturals is owned and operated by Crystal, a farm wife and mother of four, who has discovered a love for creating all-natural safe skincare, and household products. They are made on a small farm in Deroche, BC. It all started when Crystal had her baby and she opted for cloth diapers, finding a diaper cream that was safe for cloth diapers was hard to find, so she decided to make her own, and from their it has snowballed into Farmstead Naturals and that was 3 years ago. You can find Farmstead Naturals in This is it Gifts in Langley BC, Unika in Chilliwack, BC, Gallery 202 in Mission, BC, Mission Information Center, as well as online on Etsy, Lovely Finds Market, Lets Go Eco, and Farm Stead Naturals Website. Be sure to Follow Farmstead Naturals on Instagram and Facebook.
Lettuce Dress it Up – $25 shop Credit
Cassie a mother of one has always loved to make salad dressings and dips from scratch. But it wasn’t until she started to make them and all her friends wanted some that she decided to make a business out of her passion. If you are anything like me – you absolutely love Salads, Buddha bowls, tacos – or maybe just food in general. Lettuce dress it up is a local Company that specializes in making Salad Dressings, and dips from fresh, whole ingredients. Currently accepting orders through Instagram only you can find they have Dairy Free Caesar, Caesar Dressing, Greek Dressing, Cilantro lime Dressing (picture above on a buddha bowl), Balsamic Dressing, Dill Dip and Jalapeno Ranch Dip. Follow them on Instagram to learn more.
Sunrae Photos – Family Session (max 8 people) $150 **
Sam started her photography journey in High School, and put it on hold as she made her way through the corporate world. It wasn’t until she was on maternity leave with her daughter that she made the decision to pursue her passion. As a family photographer in the fraser valley she is always up for tagging along on a family passion whether it be hiking up a mountain or grabbing a shot of your family jumping in a freezing cold lake – She wants to capture your dream perfect shot. She loves to make you laugh and move while your being photographed. If you are wanting to get photos done before Christmas it is best to book before December 15th. She is also offering 25% off regular priced session to anyone that books their session in January – March. Follow Sunrae Studios on Instagram and Facebook to learn more.
** 30-45 min Session 15 Digital Images (ability to purchase more) Max 8 people Location: Surrey, Langley, Aldergrove, Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows Must be booked before October 31st 2021**
Blue House on the Corner – 3 sets of 2 fire starters – $23 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! Be sure to follow The blue house on the corner on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and online. Order this weekend to ensure you receive your order before Christmas if you are shipping. Local pick up orders can be done after this weekend for Christmas – for more information check out her website.
Westcoast Wildchild – Crew neck sweater – $50 value
If you are like me and love having sassy t-shirts than this is the brand for you! From my “Fresh Milk Made Here shirt to my drop the f-bomb mom sweater” I am all about it! West Coast Wild Child is currently run by Tanya based in Abbotsford BC. The business has been operational for 3 years however Tanya took over the business last summer. Tanya had always dreamt of owning a brand, so she was lucky to find West Coast Wild Child – Knowing the right people at the right time! You can currently find West Coast Wild Child in The Local Space and Oak and Ivory Collective, as well as the full line at www.westcoastwildchildco.com. Be sure to follow them on Instagram and Facebook.
The Local Space – $50 shop Credit
What many may not know is that The Local Space started as a photography studio in downtown Langley with a bit of retail space. The space quickly became more about the retail that it was thought to be. In Fall of 2017, The Local Space became full retail space and a destination for the best local goods. This one stop shop has won many awards from Best Gift Shop, Best new Business, to Megan winning Entrepreneur of the Year and Business Person of the Year. It has been no doubt since the store opened that people love supporting the local business that fill the shelves inside. In October 2020 The Local Space opened its second location in District 1881 Community in Downtown Chilliwack. Currently you can find the local space online on their site, on Instagram, and Facebook. Be sure to stop in, they definitely have something in store for everyone on your Christmas list, all their items are from Canada, with a heavy focus on the West Coast.
All Of Oils – $50 Gift Card
All of Oils, is a Oil and Vinegar shop in the Fraser Valley selling the world’s highest quality Extra Virgin Olive Oils (EVOOS). Selling flavored olive oils, Specialty olive oils, balsamic vinegars, and flavored balsamic vinegars, many of the products are also certified organic, gluten free and kosher. With two Locations, one in Downtown Langley, and the other in South Surrey they are easy to see in person, or shop their online store as well. They also offer corporate gift ideas, and custom labeling. They also offer gourmet food, and online have a selection of recipes to treat your family with over the holiday season. With so many options, they have the right gift for everyone on your list! Be sure to follow them along on Facebook, Instagram and their site.
Young and Free Creations – Sign & Ornament – $50 value
Young and Free Creations was started by Tennessee mother of two in Maple Ridge, BC. Tennessee has always loved being creative, and having this business allows her creative side to flow and her to stay home with her two boys. They specialize in customer graphic t-shirts, sweaters and anything custom you would like. More recently Tennessee has started to make signs, and ornaments – with custom items an option as well. You can currently purchase Young and Free Creations through Facebook and Instagram only. Be sure to follow her along as this business grows more!
Lovely Finds Market – Reusable wax wraps & Shower Steamer $33 value
Lovely Finds Market is a small online store based in the Fraser Valley. Owned and operated by Tabitha, she hand picks quality products that are natural, eco-friendly and sustainably made in Canada. The online store allows you to conveniently shop many small business Canadian business and not pay shipping on a bunch of different sites. Lovely Finds Market believes it is important to support the environment, communities and provide healthier products to our families, none of the products they carry are animal tested and 80% of the products are plant based. They are always adding new product so be sure to follow them on Instagram and Facebook to keep up. With so many options on their site you can find something for everyone!
How to Win: Go to Instagram to find out
- Follow All the above vendors on Instagram (all links above)
- Like this photo on Instagram
- tag 3 friends on the photo in separate comments
- 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 6th at 7pm. Winner will be announced following.
- This basket giveaway is NOT associated with Facebook or Instagram
- 1 bonus entry for each additional person you tag after 3
- 3 Bonus entry if you share on Instagram Story – remember to tag @monsterzmama
- 5 bonus Entries if you post on your Instagram feed
- 10 bonus entries if you subscribe to my blog – please comment on photo an advise me you’ve subscribed. If you already subscribe, comment and let me know for 5 additional entries
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!