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By Karin Hiebert

Looking for quirky, geeky, retro cute or kitchy items?

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You’ll want to check out the fabulous items here; whether it’s apparel, home decor, or star wars collectibles and other wonderfully unique gifts for yourself, friends and loved ones.

The Distinguished Home

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As the holidays approach and a new year is soon to be underway, now is the time for some added luxury furniture pieces. Beautiful side chairs, ottomans, even beds, you can create a new look for your home, or any room that needs a little facelift.

My Habit ~ A Shopping Experience

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While shopping My Habit you’ll be delightfully surprised at how wonderfully unique this site is, offering an incredibly large selection of products from home decor to apparel for everyone. When only the best will do, no matter what it is that you are looking for, you’re sure to find it here.

Sun and Ski

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Thinking of a sun and ski vacation?

Are you looking for the perfect gift for yourself or loved ones who are into sun and ski products that are made of the highest quality?

Health and Wellness Products and Gift Ideas

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We all know that taking care of ourselves and our loved ones is a priority.

At this outstanding website you’ll find a large selection of very unique items that will offer you a number of ways to maintain and offer great physical and mental health. Quite frankly, I haven’t seen a lot of these items and was pleasantly surprised by the selection of natural health, natural healing and wellness products.

Gadgets and Electronic Gift Ideas

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Simply put – gadgets and small electronic items make outstanding gifts for anyone

These gift ideas are especially great for those hard to shop for people on your list…you know the type, the seem to have everything, or you want to get something truly unique that they wouldn’t purchase themselves but would be thrilled to own.

Holiday Home Decor

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Looking for beautiful eye catching holiday decor for your home or office?

You’ll find stunning, classy and spectacular decor items from trees, ornaments and unique designer pieces to decorate any room for the holiday season. If you’re wondering where to find quality decor that will last for years to come, then you’ll be happy to have found this outstanding site for all of your holiday decorating ideas.

Shopping for baby gifts

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Keepsakes and gifts for baby

Shopping for baby gifts, the nursery, baby keepsakes, and all things baby is made easy at GoToBaby ~ with personalized specialty items you simply can’t go wrong at this baby boutique. Unique, quality, individual and upscale are only a few words that describe the products at this very specialized baby store.

If you are looking for a baby shower gift, a newborn baby gift, or a first birthday gift. you’ll certainly find something extremely unique and different that you simply won’t find anywhere else…

Whether you’re shopping for yourself or a friend or family member, this baby shop promises to exceed your expectations in terms of quality, selection, and customer service!

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Featured is the luxury baby embroidered robe with trim ~



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Childrens Toys, Playsets and so much more…

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From train tables and train sets, to wooden rocking horses and retro-style play kitchens for boys and girls, this site has some outstanding and unique gifts for children. For hours of creative play, you’ll want to look to this online shopping site and page for long lasting durable toys and playsets and gift ideas.

Beautiful Fountains for home and garden, office, beauty salons and spas

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Stunning water features

 The soft sounds of a water fountain is one of the most soothing sounds. Beautiful to look at, these add elegance to your home decor. These fountains come in various sizes, colors and styles and many can be used inside the home as well as outside.

NHL Hockey Fan Shopping

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For the hockey fan

With over hundreds of pages of your favorite NHL hockey team you’ll find everything from home decor, apparel for all ages, unique gift ideas, including festive holiday decor and party supplies. You’ll find every hockey team featured here. If you’re looking for NHL collectables, memorabilia, souvenirs, or simply your favorite team jersey, you’ll find all of it and more.

The luxury of an electric fireplace

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Add warmth and luxury to your home decor with an electric fireplace

Now anyone can have a beautiful fireplace in their home. Even apartment dwellers can indulge in the warm and ambiance that an electric fireplace has to offer. From wall mounted fireplaces, to snug fitting corner fireplaces, you’ll find some of the most unique styles…from modern, contemporary and of course classic designs are all available to suit your style and home.

Boston Bruins gifts

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Boston Bruins Gifts, home decor, collectibles and so much more

If you’re a Boston Bruins NHL Hockey fan you’ll love the wide selection of gift ideas available to you. In our family the Bruins is one of our favorite hockey teams, and we love all things Bruins.

Chic Wish

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Shop ChicWish

Shopping Chic Wish for women’s apparel, accessories, and high fashion footwear couldn’t be made easier; with live help to answer any of your questions will make shopping in this online boutique a pleasurable experience. With the latest in fashion and style ‘chic wish’ could easily become your one stop shop when looking to update and add to your wardrobe.


Gift baskets always are a delight to receive and to give

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For all occasions
This site has a remarkable selection of beautiful gift baskets for any and all occasions.
You’ll find gift baskets for the baby, lovely fruit baskets, gourmet food baskets, and wine picnic baskets just to name a few…

Jewelry is always a welcome gift

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At Blue Nile you’ll find the most exquisite selection of fine jewellery
With a page dedicated to the top gifts in jewels, this site makes it exceptionally easy to find that special gift for any occasion. Whether it’s that stunning eternity ring that says ‘love forever and an eternity’ to elegant earrings and necklaces, your sure to find that special little something that says ‘love’

Boston Proper

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Fashion and accessories

If you haven’t heard about ‘Boston Proper’ and it’s wonderful selection of women’s apparel, accessories and classy footwear, it’s time you were introduced to this magnificent website boutique…

Care for damaged hair

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Hair that is damaged needs special care and treatment.

Salon quality hair conditioners are the way to go when it comes to hair repair, and prevention of hair damage. We’ve found just the right hair treatments to help your hair recover… Create a lovely hair repair package by purchasing a great conditioner, a leave – in treatment, or a moisture duo pack.

For the best in hair curling and styling tools

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Only the best for your hair
An outstanding selection of the finest hairstyling and hair curling electrical appliances. Look no further than this site – which carries a large selection of high end salon quality styling wands, curlers, and appliances that create beautiful luscious locks. The latest hair curling tool by Babyliss is second to none.

SHOPBOP Best Sellers in Fashion

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SHOPBOP Best Sellers in Fashion

You’ll love this best sellers list from SHOPBOP ~ from watches, accessories, leggings, and jeans to that very special occasion outfit…from casual to dressy, and some top name designer – exclusive merchandise, you’ll find shopping here a pleasurable experience.

SHOPBOP ~ For Total Look Fashion

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SHOPBOP ~ For Total Look Fashion

This new shop is filled with fabulous fashion … from bags, accessories, footwear and so much more. This is one of those memorable shops that you’ll be returning to often … with a wedding boutique, complete with hair accessories, to gowns and shoes including a lovely home décor gift section.

Winnipeg Jets Hockey Fan Gear and Gifts

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For the Winnipeg Jets fan

Here in Winnipeg we’re very fond of our Winnipeg Jets. The return of our NHL Hockey team will always be remembered as a glorious day for Jets fans.

Boston Bruins Hockey Fan Gear and Gift Ideas

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One of the most popular and loved teams in NHL Hockey is The Boston Bruins team

For the Bruins fan we have got just the site for all of your online shopping hockey needs. Any Boston Bruins fan would be thrilled to find this unique selection of items from apparel, jerseys, and of course gifts like the ones offered here.

Baseball Caps ~ all of your favorites

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Coolest caps

Baseball caps are one of the most popular hats ever made and worn. Baseball hats are popular for men, women, teens and children.

Charisma: For the most unique selections in dolls

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Charisma Brands for Collectible Dolls

At Charisma Brands for collectable dolls, porcelain dolls, and life like baby dolls the selection here is endless…you’ll find collections from the Wizard of Oz, the Kewpie collection and of course Marie Osmond’s outstanding selection of hard to find dolls.

Lookfanstastic has the beauty brands you’re looking for

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The top brands in hair, skin and body products used by professional hairstylist and make-up artists across the globe

Recognizable name brands such as Aveda, REDKEN, and ghd hair appliances are all found here…these are the luxury brands you can’t live or be without – worldwide shipping and ease in shopping makes this a one stop shop for all of your beauty and healthy living products a breeze!

iSkins –for all of your technology devices

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For all of your tech devices

Protecting your precious tablets, phones and devises just got easier. With a selection of unique carrying cases, and state of the art covers for iPad, iPhone and so much more – you’ll be confident that iSkins has got you covered!

The best in fashion and fine jewelry by Max and Chloe

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For the best in fashion and fine jewelry by Max and Chloe

Over 350 jewelry fashion designers and one of the most remarkable selections of fine jewels. From bridal and special occasion jewelry, beautiful current fashion trend jewelry, including stunning unexpected design creations – you’re find something extraordinary…whether it’s a gift for yourself or surprise gift for a loved one, you’ll surely find it here.

Brookstone – gifts for all

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Brookstone has become well known for its unique and functional gifts for men and women.

From what started many years ago with a small black and white catalogue – Brookstone has expanded exponentially to bring you a wide range of fine products and smart solutions. Brookstone is a one stop shopping experience for shopping for your home, for gifts for yourself and for others.

Activewearusa – Born to Move

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Comfort and beautiful design in workout wear – the best in fitness apparel

Whether it’s yoga, pilates, or jogging you’ll be able to move freely in exceptionally well made high quality – high tech active wear. Slipping into these superb body slimming cuts in this wide selection of active wear you’ll be wearing these even when you’re not working out…

Home Décor Stunning Jewellery Boxes

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An exquisite selection of fine jewelry boxes for all of your favorite jewellery, and treasures

Your jewelry and trinkets are special to you, why not keep them neatly stored and organized in these luxury boxes – while adding a home décor accent piece that makes a statement. Perfect in any room in your home.

The North Face Apparel and Gear for men, women and children

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About the North Face

Born in the mountains, this line of apparel and gear for men, women, and children has become a highly recognized name and brand for its high-performance in fitness apparel and outerwear. Regardless of where you live, or in what climate – you can be sure of one thing, and that is that the North Face brand will keep you comfortably warm and dry.

Waterford Crystal – Crystal Illuminology

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Stylish and beautiful Waterford for your home

There is nothing like the shimmer, shine and exquisite glamour than what beautifully cut crystal can add to a room. From stunning candle holders, to many other unique home décor accents and pieces – you’ll find some of the most ‘brilliant cut crystal’ to add to your home.

Sony Music for the home

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The best music collections

Classic music selections and collections – something for everyone’s ‘tastes’ in music. From collectors editions to beautifully boxed sets this collection of fine music makes for a great gift for yourself or a loved one…

Shop Giorgio Armani for men

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Armani Collezioni Collection

You’ll recognize the name…it’s one that is synonymous with high fashion, quality in design and haute-couture. A prestigious name and reputation in the fashion industry. It was a pleasure browsing this online shopping boutique.

Skin Care for Men – we choose the best

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Super skin care for men

We haven’t forgotten about men when it comes to skin care. We know how men are equally as concerned about skin care and anti-aging as women are. These fine products are made for men. Keeping your skin healthy, and maintaining a youthful fresh glow is important.

Saks Fifth Avenue for Men

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Saks Fifth Avenue – for men

Shopping the outstanding collection of apparel for men at Saks Fifth Avenue is simply another pleasurable experience. Every piece – every item available makes a statement. Saks Fifth for men promises quality in design, and construction – from casual to dressy clothing, accessories, outerwear and wonderful gift ideas.

Saks Fifth Avenue – always in style

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Shopping Saks Fifth Avenue for apparel, accessories and more – couldn’t be easier

Browsing through their online shopping site features best sellers, new arrivals and sneak peeks at all of the new upcoming seasons. Always ahead with an outstanding fall and winter collection; and they’ll be right there when spring and summer rolls around again.

DKNY designer bags, clutches and totes

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A beautiful selection from DKNY

Donna Karan went on a mission to find a perfect pair of jeans – this quest led her to launch her own brand’s sister line DKNY. The DKNY label was originally found on denim – soon Donna’s visionary style led her to create beautiful lingerie, stunning accessories and also included a unique children’s collection.

Fendi Women’s Designer Signature Handbags

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Designer bags from Italy

Here at Fendi you’ll find a selection of very sleek handbags of all shapes and sizes. From easy to carry roomy leather tote bags and gorgeous leather bags shoulder bags with features like suede-linings, magnetic close flaps – enamel Zucca detail including the sturdy, gold-tone signature stamped hardware throughout completes the luxe styles…

Yves St Laurent – award winning beauty and skin care products

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Innovative in design and innovation in ingredients

You’ll find these beauty products featured in high end fashion magazines like Allure, Elle, Harper’s Bazarr, and InStyle to name just a few…and why wouldn’t they be? A remarkable line that offers results deserves to be in the spotlight – as do you.

Professional Hair Care Products by PHYTO

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The best in hair care

Words like nourishing, hydrating, strengthening, and clinically proven – are only a few of the words that describe PHYTO hair products… more important than these words are the results that you’ll experience from using the most potent active ingredients from the botanical world to repair and maintain healthy hair.

Life vests for water sports and safety

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With any sport it’s important to have the right gear for protection

When it comes to water safety we here at Tastes can’t stress enough about the importance of safety; especially when it comes to water safety. Using a properly fitted life vest or life jacket can save a life. Whether it’s boating or any water sports, these vests are the best life vests available.

Chicago Blackhawks Hockey Fan Gear and Gifts

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Great gifts for the Blackhawks fan

The winners of this year’s Stanley Cup the Chicago Blackhawks played an outstanding game in the playoffs against the famous Boston Bruins…

Top Luxury Tastes Recommendations

These are our favorite luxury, stylish finds and gifts that we've discovered on the internet. All can be purchased online from the best retailers. We search the web for the best so you don't have to!

We are a small but dedicated team who delight in searching the internet for the best possible items from la creme of online stores so that you can treat yourself or buy deliciously tasteful and stylish gifts for your family and friends.

We hope you enjoy our carefully-curated selections!

Gourmet grilling

Grilling gets more and more sophisticated all the time and now, even the top manufacturers of kitchen and cuisine products are delighting us with...

Classic perfume bottles

Vintage style cut glass decorative bottles

We love these traditionally-styled perfume bottles. They are hand blown and then hand cut to create the designs and...

Ready for a new hobby?

Knitting: Your new pastime?

Fifty years ago every woman – and many men too – could knit.  And before that, women has spent their spare...

Ancient Greek sculptures

Ancient Greek sculpture replicas from the British Museum

Every room, no matter how it’s furnished and decorated, needs a solid, impressive something. What sort of...

Audrey Hepburn prints & posters

Audrey Hepburn – always a star

If you ask a number of people to name the most enduringly stylish film star many, if not most,...

Michael Schumacher artwork

One of the Formula One greats of all time – Michael Schumacher

It’s no secret that I am a huge fan of Formula One and...

Best quote wall decals

Instant motivational and fun decor for your home

Wall decals are incredibly popular these days and it’s easy to see why. There are decals available...

Gorgeous jewelry from Paula Mendoza

Fine jewelry using gold and emeralds from Colombia

Are you looking for a very special gift for a special lady? Then take a look at...

Angela Brazil books – vintage schoolgirl fiction

Art objects indeed – but a great read too

These volumes are now extremely collectible. If you didn’t read Angela Brazil books when you were...

Make sparkling water and energy drinks at home

A green and healthy option

I have always loved sparkling water. Somehow that fizz makes it more refreshing, especially when  a slice of lemon or...

Top movie posters


Everyone has a favorite movie

And they are an inexpensive and delightful way to decorate a room. They have the advantage of showing your personality...

Adventure Holidays to India
Adventure Holidays to India

Holidays to India have the potential to live with you for the rest of your life. There is absolutely no doubt...

Add style to your home with Marimekko

No stylish home is complete without Marimekko

I believe this. This company has long been admired by design aficionados and I always smile when I...

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