Alright, so we are tired of staying at home. But we still need to, and so the perfect holiday gift this year might be something to bring joy to someone special’s home environment! Check out these gifts for a cozy home life.
If you’re anything like me, there are always a bunch of tiny bits and bobs that would be perfect to gift, but not worth the effort of wrapping up and putting under the tree. Conveniently, for those items, we have stockings. It’s always a joy to watch someone pull a bunch of tiny surprises from a giant sock.
Whether you’re shopping for a plant guru or novice, here are some local plant shops that will brighten any face and space!
Here are some fun and festive (and free) ways to get out and get into the holiday spirit.
Sometimes, the best gifts are memories and shared experiences. Are you looking for something fun and safe to do with your friends, family, and loved ones, which you can give instead of a physical gift? Here are some great options.
There’s a very big difference between people who like to eat and people who like to cook. So when buying gifts for the former, make sure it’s something they can consume as-is, rather than having to transform it somehow (other than reheating, which most people are fine with).
Some people like to cook. Some people like to eat. Some like to do both!
Apartment613’s support local holiday gift guide continues with a roundup of our favourite local record stores.
Designer Rich Loen acquired the former tire shop on Carling Avenue and has spent a lot of time since then converting it into a large workshop and gallery space.
We are kicking off Apartment613’s holiday gift guide with a handful of suggestions for the book-lovers in your life. Stay tuned for more in this series!
highjinx is a social enterprise and retail store on Kent Street selling donated items in which all profits are returned to the community. Here, no one is turned away. It’s a place where neighbours are helped in-house or directed to another service.
Kate Punnett, founder of City Love Flowers, creator of the Elderflower campaign, which was recognized by Awesome Ottawa and showcased by Ottawa Matters, is a multidisciplinary artist, activist, and community volunteer who gives back to the 613 daily in myriad ways.
The name has changed but everything else is the same.
Wellington West has quietly emerged as one of the best neighbourhoods in Ottawa to shop at unique, independent retailers. Apt613 has teamed up with four fashion retailers to get their vision of street style in the summer of COVID-19.
The #MyOttawa Pass is an initiative that will help Ottawa residents explore the city while enjoying discounts at local businesses.