Christmas Basket #2

I am so happy to see so many of you are loving the Christmas Giveaways this year. It has been amazing to partner with so many local brands and businesses to bring you these amazing baskets. This second basket like the first will be available to a lower mainland resident, and is worth over $625.

I would love to give you more information about the items in the basket as well as tell you a bit more about the business behind them. Should you be looking to shop local this year, these business are sure to have something for someone on your list!

Spinco Abbotsford1 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 – Smartie Mix Cookies $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 InstagramFacebook 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 Clean up Mask + Application Brush $42 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 Coach28 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!

Bella Beauty BarHemp Lotion, Frankie and Finnigan Tuque & Free Spray tan

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.

Tumble and Roar – $20 shop Credit

Tumble and Roar is a company that I have had the pleasure of partnering with now 4 times. This Delta based company was founded in December 2015 and is a true labor of love for owner and founder Carlee. She enjoys creating fun products that makes the kiddos smile. She absolutely loves seeing all the social media tags from her shoppers. Tumble and Roar employs local embroiderers and seamstresses for all the tuques and most product is sourced locally in North America. The boxer briefs are extremely sentimental to her family and the story behind them can be found here. You can find Tumble and Roar in Scout & Co (Richmond), Citrus Kids Collection (Nanaimo), Looby Doo Children’s Boutique (White Rock). If you are looking for adorable pieces of fun boxers to make potty training more fun check them out on Instagram, Facebook and online.

Jems Designs – Mug Tumbler $23

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 FacebookInstagram. 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.

Farmstead Naturals – Bathbomb, Body Butter, & Chapstick $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.

Bizou + Yukon / Okanagan Crush Pad – BEE-zoo Bubbles 2018 $25

Bizou + Yukon is a lively wine brand offered by Okanagan Crush Pad (OCP). A joyful wine project that pays homage to the winery’s beloved Great Pyrenees, keeper of the sheep and guardians of the property in Summerland. The wine making is serious, but the brand and wines are fun, approachable and a tribute to the winery staff and BC Wine Industry. This particular bottle BEE-zoo Bubbles is mouth watering and delicious, and makes the perfect gift for the wine lover in your family. OCP is a unique purpose-built customer crush winery that specializes in small lot, terroir expressive wines. From its ponderosa-surrounded location in beautiful Summerland, BC, OCP is home to Haywire, Narrative, Free Form, and Bizou + Yukon wines. Owners Christine Colette and Steve Lornie have amassed a talented team that is focused on organic viticulture and low intervention wine making for more information head to their site. This season Bizou + Yukon’s home winery Okanagan Crush Pad is offering exclusive virtual guided tastings over the holiday season if you wish to learn more head to their online store. Their online store is open year round, and ships orders Monday to Friday and take 1-2 business days to deliver if shipping within BC. Delivery times can change due to holiday closures and courier delays, so be sure to check online for updates. If you love this fun and playful brand you will definitely want to check out their Savvy Girls, Savvy Franc and Rose. To learn more about Bizou + Yukon, and their home winery follow them along on on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

Shop Lily DawnMorse Code Mama Bracelet – $30

Shop Lily Dawn is owned and operated by Eleni, and the name pays tribute to her late grandmother Lily and a very close friend Dawn. The collection includes an assortment of jewelry, and Cozy apparel which is launching November 21st. Eleni worked retail for 15 years and always dreamt of having her own store front. When her daughter was born in 2018, her husband her made the decision for her to become a stay at home mom. At that moment Eleni knew it was time to follow her dreams of opening the store. Currently Shop Lily Dawn has a beaded facemask lanyard for $25, donating $5 from each sale to Covid Relief Funds in the Fraser Valley. You can find Shop Lily dawn on Etsy, as well their site. Please ensure to buy no later than November 21st if shipping out of province, or if Local pick up December 23rd will be the last day to pick up. Follow Shop Lily Dawn on Instagram to be sure to get your hands on their new apparel line as soon as it launches.

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 PhotosFamily 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**

Basket worth over $625

How to Win: Go to Instagram to find out

  1. Follow All the above vendors on Instagram (all links above)
  2. Like this photo on Instagram
  3. tag 3 friends on the photo in separate comments

Rules:

  1. Must be able to pick up the basket in person in the Fraser Valley
  2. Must be 19 years or older – due to basket contents
  3. Must be following all vendors when winner drawn.
  4. Contest ends November 22nd at 7pm. Winner will be announced following.
  5. This basket giveaway is NOT associated with Facebook or Instagram

Bonus Entries

  1. 1 bonus entry for each additional person you tag after 3
  2. 3 Bonus entry if you share on Instagram Story – remember to tag @monsterzmama
  3. 5 bonus Entries if you post on your Instagram feed
  4. 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!

xOx Chelsea

Christmas Basket Giveaway #1

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 Abbotsford1 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 InstagramFacebook 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 Coach28 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 EtsyInstagram and Facebook.

Blue House on the Corner2 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 InstagramFacebook 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 FacebookInstagram. 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 BarMama 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

  1. Follow All the above vendors on Instagram (all linked above)
  2. Like this photo on Instagram
  3. tag 3 friends on the photo

Rules:

  1. Must be able to pick up the basket in person in the Fraser Valley
  2. Must be 18 years or older
  3. Must be following all vendors when winner drawn.
  4. Contest ends November 18th at 10am. Winner will be announced following.

Bonus Entries

  1. Bonus entry if you share on Instagram Story
  2. 3 bonus Entries if you post on your instagram feed
  3. 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!

xOx Chelsea

The Millennial Basket

I honestly didn’t think I would be able to pull off such a great giveaway that we just pulled off — but with the help of 24 other people I did. I had so much interest in the giveaway, that I decided to keep some items for an ADDITIONAL GIVEAWAY!! I know I know; you are excited!! But wait till you hear what’s in the basket. I have teamed up with 5 new vendors and 2 from the last basket to giveaway a wicked basket, that I want to call the Millennial Basket because I think its perfect for any Millennial!

This basket is worth over $500 and has some amazing items in it – Wish I could keep them all for myself, but unfortunately, I can’t! So here goes!

 

Ace Cams – Canada

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Ace Camera’s is a Canadian Distributor of action, dash, and surveillance cameras and accessories. In our basket we have a 4K Ultra HD Upgraded Wi-Fi Sports Action Camera. 16MP 170 Degree Extreme Wide Angle. It has a Near indestructible design with Solid Shell design that is built for the toughest environments, its waterproof, dust proof and shockproof case is resistant for up to 60M. It comes with 1 Waterproof Case, 1 Helmet Mount, 1 Bike Mount, 1 Charger, 1 USB cable, 1 Battery and 1 lens Cloth. Check them out for Quality cameras, with a full Canadian warranty. You can find them on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and online! This makes the perfect gift for the adventurous special someone in your life.

 

Anthrodesk

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Anthrodesk is a Canadian company I have previously partnered with. I love their products and most importantly I love that they are working towards making an office space a healthier place to work and be! Anthrodesk has put a Laptop folded able table in our basket, its perfect for laying in bed and working on your laptop or even using to prop your laptop or tablet up and watch a movie, or show. Based out of Toronto, they have everything that you will need for maintaining a healthy lifestyle while working in an office. Whether you’re looking for the right accessory, desk converter or standing desk they’ve got you covered. You can find them on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Online. This makes the perfect gift for that soon to be college kid in your life!

 

Pouch Couch Canada

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Pouch Couch is a Canadian company that makes Hammocks, Inflatables (Pool Floaties), and Lounging inflatable couches. They have added a Blue Pouch Couch to our basket which are perfect for camping, going to the beach or just hanging out in your backyard. You can find them on Instagram, Facebook and Online. This is seriously the perfect gift for families, friends, and for the camper or beach lover in your life!

 

Wood Wear Sunglasses

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Wood Wear Sunglasses are Proudly Canadian. They make glasses and watches from natural walnut wood, with no plastic. Polarized with 100% UV protection, these sunglasses are clean, simple and socially responsible. Made from North American Walnut which is known for its attractive colors, grain patterns, strength and durability. These are the perfect gift for men or women, their frame is flattering! Check them out online to get this unique gift for that someone special in your life.

 

 

West Coast Alchemist

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he West Coast Alchemist was founded in Abbotsford, BC in October 2019 and is owned by my sister Laken. They are a brand-new company and are still developing but they care strongly about the quality of materials they use only sourcing out the best blends. Laken has dreamt about making products that people love having for as long as she can remember. They make wool blend blanket scarfs, pillows and more and can be found in store at the Blue Dandelion in Agassiz and Harrison. You can also follow them online on FacebookInstagram and Etsy. These blankets are perfect for so many people, men included, with lots of different styles and prints you can find one for everyone on your list!

 

Mason Jar Merchant

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Mason Jar Merchant is a small company that was founded in 2013. They make their tumblers by hand. Their company all started through their love of using glass instead of plastic to reduce the single use plastic. They used jars for eating, drinking, storing and decorating and before they knew it, they were decorating the jars and selling them at local markets. Glass is healthier by containing NO BPA or chemicals, and by its ability to eliminate single use plastic when used. They sell everything from vintage jars, jar labels, toppers, straws, and food storage. You can find their products in 27 stockists all over Canada and the US. They will also be Make it Vancouver on December 11 – 15th. You can also find them Online, on Facebook and Instagram. I absolutely love these pieces and think they are a great gift idea for Teachers, Friends and what I like best is that you can fill them with small gifts inside them.

Young and Free Creations

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Young and Free Creations is a Maple Ridge based small business founded in 2018. They are specializing in sarcastic apparel catering to those who love the outdoors. They make t-shirts, sweatshirts, door signs, and are open to customer orders. If you are looking for the perfect item that is customizable, they are the right company for you. They have donated a size XL unisex t-shirt that says, “Local Legend”, as seen above. Check them out on Instagram and Facebook. Perfect gift for that someone in your life that loves witty apparel.

 

Rules:

  1. Must be 18 years or older
  2. You must follow all vendors in contest on Instagram – Please do not follow to unfollow.
  3. You must have an open profile (you are more than welcome to make it private again after December 15th when the contest is over)
  4. Must be able to pick up the basket (lower mainland) or pay for shipping. Within 5 days or basket will be re-drawn.

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How to Enter:

  1. Follow Monsterzmama on Instagram
  2. Follow all 6 vendors on Instagram – Wood Wear is not on Instagram
  3. Like and Save the picture above on my Instagram page
  4. tag as many friends as you want, each tag is an entry – please make sure to tag each friend separately, any tagged on the same comment will only count as 1 entry.

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Find this picture on Instagram to enter

Bonus Entries:

  1. Like Mini Monsterz Mama on Facebook and all 7 vendors
  2. Share the Basket on Facebook and Instagram
  3. Post the basket on your page and tell me which product you want the most!

 

Contest Ends December 14th at 11:59pm PST. Winner will be announced December 15th at 7pm PST.

 

Please remember that you must be willing to pick up the basket or pay for shipping within 5 days, if you do not do so you will forfeit the basket.

 

As a special gift I have included an ornament in the basket

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xo Chelsea Helm