Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Fill your family’s stockings with shave bars, brittles, a folding wooden cribbage board and more.

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The Full List Fashion Gifts Food Gifts Drink Gifts Home Gifts Kids and Pets


Peppermint Shave Bar

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Peppermint shave bar, $6, from Rocky Mountain Soap Co. You can also take the workshop tour at the production facility in Canmore; the $25 admission includes a $20 gift certificate.

Multiple Calgary locations,


The Sweater Stone

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The Sweater Stone quickly removes pesky sweater pills. $12, at Simons.

The Core, 403-697-1840,


Just Point

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For the language-challenged world traveller, Just Point is a visual dictionary so you can explain your needs with pictures. $18, at Shelf Life Books.

100, 1302 4 St. S.W., 403-265-1033,


The Capper

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The Capper lets you take beer caps off, but also put them back on again! $18, at Meraki Supply Co.

103, 305 10 St. N.W.,


Brix Smooth Chocolate

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Brix smooth chocolate is 54-per cent cacao, perfect for pairing with Champagne or vintage Port. $14 at the Italian Centre Shop.

9919 Fairmount Dr. S.E., 403-238-4869,


Sweetsmith Candy Co. Brittles

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Sweetsmith Candy Co. brittles are made in Strathmore. $4.99 each, at Marda Loop Mercantile.

101, 3411 20 St. S.W., 587-352-3311


Lavami Everyday Shampoo Bar

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The everyday shampoo bar by Calgary company Lavami is free from synthetic preservatives, fragrances and colourants and contains all-natural ingredients and pure essential oils. $13, at Oak + Tonic.

Southcentre, 403-236-9509,


Sushi Washi Tapes

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Sushi washi tapes add a deliciously cute graphic element to giftwrap. $18 for a set of four, at Crate and Barrel.

Southcentre, 403-278-7020,


Folding Wooden Cribbage Board

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Folding wooden cribbage board, $10, at Livingstone & Cavell Extraordinary Toys.

24 Kensington Rd. N.W., 403-270-4165,


Sustainable Gifts from Without Co.

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This trio of sustainable gifts from low-waste lifestyle market Without Co. includes facial polish by Eluo, all-
natural soap by Lore and an extra-large cloth produce bag handmade by store owner Michelle Fentiman and her mom. $54 for the trio, (items also sold separately).

103, 2115 4 St. S.W.,

This article appears in the December 2019 issue of Avenue Calgary.

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