Valentine’s Day Roundup

You can bury your head in the sand, maintain it's a hallmark holiday, proclaim death to love, but you aren't going to be able to avoid it. Valentine's day cometh! — Read More —

A&K’s Holiday Gift List 2014

It's no secret that we like to shop. But we actually LOVE to shop for other people. That's why this is one of our favourite times of year! Here's a list of our favourite gift ideas for this holiday season. — Read More —

Very Very Last Minute Gift Ideas

It’s the night before Christmas and all through the house not a single gift has been purchased! Not to worry. Even if you can’t make it to the mall, here are a few (very) last minute gift ideas that will keep you from turning up empty-handed. — Read More —
Photographer: Marcus Jolly

Hot Spots & Intimate Favours

It's time to shop for your Valentine. But we've all been missing the point on this gift giving occasion. This is not the time to buy him the latest best seller or her a new kitchen gadget. Unless, that is, a new juicer really gets those juices flowing... — Read More —
Opening presents, Christmas 2010, as my old friend Jay Korbelic looks on.

Dear Santa…

There is a lot of pressure at this time of year to find the perfect gift. And when it comes to buying something for me, there is the additional stress of choosing a birthday gift. December 26 is my big day, and it's up there with Christmas Day as one of the worst possible birthdays of the year. Everyone is over-partied and over-spent. — Read More —

Holiday Shopping To Make You Laugh, Not Cry

Holiday shopping can be serious. — Read More —

A&K’s 2012 Gift Guide

'Tis the season for family, merriment, and thankfulness! From our hearts to yours, may we be the first to grab a mug of eggnog, and give a hearty cheers to the season of joy and a New Year filled with happiness. Check out our 2012 Holiday Guides below. We've got great finds for all who love to dwell, primp, thrive, escape, and eat! — Read More —

A&K’s Holiday 2011 Gift Lists

Whether you've got tots or teens, fashionistas or foodies on your holiday list this year, we've scoured the globe to bring you the best gift ideas this holiday season, including some great gets under $50! — Read More —

A&K’s 12 Gifts of Christmas 2010

'Tis the season! We've been making our lists and checking out prices, roaming store aisles and clicking our mice. When Santa Claus comes to town, here's what he's putting under the tree for the people on our Nice List! — Read More —

Top 10: Heart-Shaped Shopping Tips

Whether you choose to join in Valentine's Day festivities, or just treat February 14 like any other day, these heart-shaped shopping tips can help you buy smarter, how ever you decide celebrate (or not celebrate). — Read More —