Issue 643 Volume 3 Number 143
It's Tuesday, November 1, 2022 and we're sad to see that Nettleton’s Jewellers is closing after 106 years. The fourth generation of Nettletons, who have run the store in Westgate Shopping Centre, are retiring.
Made in Canada Advent Calendars
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▪️The Advent Calendar from Stubbe Chocolates Ottawa is perfectly lovely ($33), but their Chocolate Truffle Box is next level decadent. It’s literally a box made of chocolate, filled with chocolate truffles. Available empty or filled with alcohol or other delicious centres, prices start at $38 for 12.
▪️Perfect for cold winter mornings, the Bonne Maman Limited Edition 2022 Advent Calendar has 24 adorable mini jams, jellies, and marmalades. Available at Papa Jack popcorn for $48.99.
▪️A feast for the baked treats lover, the Aux Délices Advent Calendar is available now at a discount. Pay $70 for a box of 24 individually wrapped gingerbread and sugar cookies and pick up the box on November 25, 26, or 27.
▪️The Nita 2022 Craft Holiday Beer Collection features cans from 22 breweries from across Ontario.
▪️Sugarfina has compiled an Advent Calendar of with tiny tastes of caramels, cookies, and candy in fruity and seasonal flavours. $69
▪️It’s easy to see why the Maker House Advent Calendar is a consistent sell-out. It’s a big ol’ box of Canadian made food and drink, decor, bath and body products, ornaments, and more. $229.95
▪️Squish Candies of Montréal offers a Vegan 24 Days of Candy, filled with plant-based dummies. $46.99
▪️The Fine Chocolate Advent Calendar from Chocolats Favoris is a box of 24 compartments, each filled with one artisanal chocolate made in Quebec. $36.99.
▪️DavidsTea makes sure that tea drinkers, including those who do not consume caffeine and those who prefer matcha, are looked after, with three gorgeous Advent Calendars ($55 each).
▪️Purdys Elf Village Chocolate Advent Calendar is one for the kids (of all ages, that is, for $26). Meanwhile, the Vegan Chocolate Advent Calendar is a stylish green tree-shaped box with 24 drawers of bite-sized dairy-free treats. $30.
Chamberfest Concert presents Dido Reimagined with soprano Dawn Upshaw and Brentano Quartet, tonight at 7:00pm. Carleton dominion-Chalmers Centre, 355 Cooper St.
Montréal designer Eliza Faulkner will be visiting Victoire Boutique tomorrow (Wednesday November 2) from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. If you purchase a piece from her collection you’ll have a chance to win a $250 gift card. 1282-B West Wellington.
Crafters take note: Cheerfully Made’s first in-person Holiday Marketsince 2019, which returns to Almonte on December 10 and 11, is now taking applications. Due to space restrictions, the organizers will be carefully curating a different group of 35 vendors to participate in each day of the market. Applications are due before November 6.
Deals of the day
▪️Ridge Rock Brewing in Carp offers 1/2 price bottles of wine and BOGOF wings on Tuesdays. 421 Donald B Munro, Carp.
▪️Milk Jar of Calgary has launched their new holiday range of candles and diffusers. Buy a Holly-Day Party Bundle and save $18. Each bundle contains all three of the candles and diffusers and a limited edition tote bag for $153.
▪️Mint & Honey is offering free shipping on orders over $150. Valid until November 30, use the code SHIPFREE at checkout.
We'll see you tomorrow – Martha and Darren
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