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See The Holidays Differently

When was the last time you visited Staples? If you’re like many parents, I’ll bet the answer is August when you were feverishly shopping for back to school. Staples is known of course for being the back-to-school experts and they know their stuff! Every year Staples is my go-to for shopping for school supplies and I return a few times throughout the year for things like printer ink, paper, and a new agenda in January.

Staples Canada has been easing the stress around back-to-school for Canadians for a long time, and they know they can do the same thing during the holidays. They want Canadians to come see how they can help them approach the holidays differently with everything from big ticket and custom gift ideas for family to stocking stuffers and gift cards for teachers and bosses.

Staples Canada have searched the shelves, in consultation with consumers, to put together their very own 12 Days of Christmas featuring the top 12 gift ideas of the year to help Canadians gift differently all season long:

Google Home
o With a simple voice request, Google Home will provide real-time answers on weather, traffic, finance, sports, local businesses and more. It also doubles as a speaker to play your music and podcasts. A great first step in converting to a Smart Home.

Apple MacBook Pro
o Razor-thin, feather-light, and even faster and more powerful than before, MacBook Pro has the brightest, most colourful Mac notebook display ever and 10 hours of battery to power you on the go.

Staples® Racing Style Gaming Chair
o A must-have for any gamer. Incredibly comfortable allowing for marathon gaming sessions, this sleek and eye-catching chair has a built-in headrest and adjustable seat height, arms, tilt tension and tilt lock.

Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones
o Ready to go when you are and completely wireless, Class 1 Bluetooth technology makes set up easy and instant with any device. Power them on, hold them near your phone, tablet or laptop and watch them simultaneously connect and start playing the
soundtrack to your life.

Bose® SoundLink® Colour Bluetooth® Speaker II
o This portable bluetooth speaker is small, durable and simple to use. Play your favourite tunes out loud in clear, full audio anywhere you bring it with 30 feet of wireless range and up to 8 hours of battery life. Simply choose a colour that matches your style and hit play!

HP ENVY Touch Screen Convertible Laptop
o The remarkable versatility of the HP Envy gives you the freedom to work, watch or play anytime, anywhere. Embrace the power of the newest AMD processor packed into a slim, private, and sleek design.

HP Sprocket
o Print photos from your smartphone or tablet with instantly sharable 2 x 3-inch (5 x 7.6cm) snapshots or stickers. No need to sacrifice your iPhone camera quality while still having your photo printed in 40 seconds.

Kodak 75 Lumen DLP Pocket Portable Projector
o Integrating revolutionary innovations in compact digital design, this miniature movie player is compatible with most popular entertainment devices, producing high quality imaging and booming sound in a truly portable package. The perfect gift if you want to step outside the box.

Keurig K-Select Coffee Maker
o Combining sleek design and more intuitive features – including the new Strong Brew feature – Keurig helps you brew your perfect cup every time. Give them the gift of coffee every morning.

Crayola® Coloured Pencils
o You may look at a pack of 48 pencil crayons and see back-to-school supplies, but when a child receives them as a gift, they see the fridge-worthy masterpieces to come. Made with thick, soft leads, the smooth colours are perfect for mixing and blending, as well as practicing more detailed techniques.

Winnable® Galleria Collection Journals
o A journal is a simple gift that can go a long way. Featuring reinforced, sewn-in pages with 20 lb. bond paper, a ribbon bookmark and casebound design that allows pages to lie completely flat, the leather-like cover is padded and stitched for elegant style.

Sharpie® Fine Point Markers
o With 23 bold and dazzling colours, including neons and metallics, your to-do lists will never look better! The industry standard in bold, permanent markers, Sharpie Permanent Markers quick-drying and water-resistant ink comes in a variety of vibrant
colours to add a touch of creativity and style to your work or play.

I love these ideas, what about you? It’s nice to think about side the box, or as Staples Canada says, see the holidays differently when it comes to gift giving! Visit Staples Canada in store or online to find the gifts you’re looking for now!

To celebrate the holidays, Staples Canada is giving Feisty Frugal & Fabulous readers the chance to win Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones (ARV $329.99!) To enter to win, just fill in your name and email address in the form below and click BEGIN! Then check out the full list of Staples 12 Best Gifts For The Holidays at along with photos and pricing details, and then leave a comment on this post sharing what other item, beyond the Beats Headphones, you’d love to see under the tree this Christmas!

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post in partnership with Staples Canada. All opinions are, as always, my own.


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