London Drugs Boxing Week Giveaway


Monday, December 26th, 2011 — 1:45pm PST
Comments 612

It’s Boxing Day and the stores are packed while the turkey is either in the oven or being wrapped up for sandwiches later this week. To keep the festive holiday spirit, I have once again partnered with London Drugs for a fantastic holiday giveaway that will get you through New Year’s Eve and the exciting year ahead. The prize pack includes:

Nikon Coolpix L120 Digital Camera
Value $219.99 / Product Link
Red or Black (dependent on availability)
14.1 megapixels, 21x NIKKOR zoom 25-525mm lens, 3-inch LCD, sensor shake VR with
electronic VR, 720p HD video, sport continuous mode 13fps at 3MP. Includes a
Lexar Professional 133x SDHC Card, value $29.99.

Panasonic iPod/iPhone Docking Micro System
Value $129.99 / Product Link
Push open universal dock for iPod and iPhone with sliding door CD access, iPod digital music connection processes digital music in its original form, sophisticated, slim and stylish at only 7cm deep at its thinnest point, aero stream port enhances audio performance delivering crystal clear sound, digital AM/FM tuner, auxiliary input & Energy Star rated.

His and Hers Scents
Hers: Paco Rabanne Lady Million Eau de Parfum (50ml)
Value $89.99 / Product Link
His: Paco Rabanne One Million Eau de Toilette (50ml)
Value: $58.00 / Product Link

Swann OutbackCam DVR-470 Camera and Video Recorder
Value $129.99 / Product Link
For your adventures in the New Year! A covert surveillance camera that can record day or night (built-in night vision), can record for months at a time, built of indoor or outdoor use, mount anywhere.

London Drugs locations across the Lower Mainland are hosting Boxing Week sales all week long as well. Here’s how you can enter to win our giveaway:

  • Leave a comment here naming the best Christmas present you’ve ever received (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
RT to enter to win a Boxing Week prize pack from @LondonDrugs & @Miss604 http://ow.ly/8aByp

I will draw one winner, who will take home all $650+ in prizes, at 10:00am this Friday, December 30, 2011.

Update The winner is LisaB!

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612 comments

  1. Joey says:

    A retro red Kitchen Aid mixer!

  2. Natalie says:

    Definirely Barbie’s Dream House when I was 7. Loved it!

  3. Sam Yeh says:

    I love London Drugs!

  4. Tara Tomlinson says:

    Best gift I ever received for Christmas was a Trevor Linden jersey!

  5. Don Elliott says:

    my best present is a 3 way tie. a sing along record player, Kermit and Fozzie bear stuffed animals and a Fisher Price Movie Camera (it took cartridges that you turned a crank to see the movie)…seeing what I do now I’d say they helped form me. ๐Ÿ™‚ Merry Christmas and a Happy and Lucky 2012 Miss 604!

  6. Natalie says:

    And typing on an iPhone is *definitely* not easy. Apparently.

  7. blessedta says:

    A trip

  8. Stacy says:

    A handmade coupon from my son promising me a minimum of 4 hugs a day for as long as he’s alive!

  9. Petra Sartor says:

    Best gift(s) I ever got is my husband making Christmas dinner every year. He’s a trained cook & he does a fantastic job of it every time and makes it look so effortless! I am so grateful to him. (he doesn’t consider cooking a “gift” but I do) ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. Deborah says:

    A pool cue singed by Efren Reyes

  11. Gillian says:

    My husband just gave me two tickets to The Book of Mormon on Broadway next summer! So excited, and one of my best presents ever – because it means we’re REALLY going!

  12. Ummm…a Bike ๐Ÿ™‚

  13. Nav says:

    My best gift ever was a mini sewing machine I received when I was in elementary school. I still have it and use it!

  14. Donna says:

    Even though at the time it didn’t feel like such a great thing – my son was a real Christmas surprise present! He was born a week before Christmas 8 years ago.

    The surprise and “not-so-great” part was that he was not due until February, which made him 8 weeks early and he had to stay in the hospital until mid-January.

    The long-story-short version is that he is a great kid, and he has constantly amazed us at his progress and is a smart, talented, and very athletically inclined kid!!

  15. luc says:

    A plush lion!

  16. David says:

    Best present this year was the Steve Jobs biography =D

  17. Sarah says:

    The best Christmas present I ever received was my baby brother. 21 years ago!

  18. Sheila K says:

    Red rubber boots.

  19. Tony Bertram says:

    The Best Christmas present I ever got was being able to return to my family from Afghanistan in 2009.

    https://twitter.com/#!/tbonpc/status/151421336701513730

  20. Andrina says:

    An engagement ring… ๐Ÿ™‚ (not this year a few years back)

  21. Kathleen says:

    The best Christmas gift I ever received was a ring from my husband. When we got married we didn’t have a lot, and bought our rings at a pawn shop. A few years later we were at Canada place and I saw an antique ring there in a shop that I fell in love with. My husband surprised me with it for Christmas about seven years ago, it is really special and I love it!

  22. Serge K says:

    The best present for This Christmas, and my birthday, that happened to be on the 25th of December was having a nice quiet dinner with family!

  23. Andrew says:

    A baseball bat

  24. Frances Murphy says:

    oooh remote control helicopter all the way, oh and times two ๐Ÿ™‚

  25. Curtis slade says:

    The best Christmas gift I ever got was my puppet monkey 13 years ago.

  26. Kelly says:

    When I found out that I was pregnant!

  27. Alicia says:

    The best gift I ever received was my comfy duvet as I get to enjoy it every year!

  28. Nancy says:

    Best gift was this year’s: my hubby got my vehicle (the “mommobile”) totally cleaned and detailed. It feels like a new car!

  29. Dawn says:

    The best present I ever rec’d was to find out my sister was going to live. She had been in a terrible car accident and for a few days we didn’t know if she would make it but the docs told us on Christmas that she would!

  30. Kyla says:

    A baby sister 23 years ago!

  31. Jenni says:

    I would love a new camera ๐Ÿ˜€

  32. Lizzie Ashford says:

    A beautiful fuzzy spa robe. It’s so comfy, I don’t want to take it off!

  33. lindsay says:

    Fraggles were my fav christmas gift

  34. Karen says:

    Best thing I ever received was a LV bag

  35. Tamryn Goodes says:

    My best gift was my beautiful nephew who was born last December 23rd. Love that little boy so very much!

  36. Ginger Leah Gervais says:

    Best Christmas gift I ever received was an engagment ring from my Husband to be ๐Ÿ™‚

  37. A doll house my dad made for me when I was 8 years old. It had real siding, carpets and tiny furnature he built and upolstered.

  38. Jade says:

    A trip to Hawai’i!

  39. Jeff MacLeod says:

    I would absolutely love this. I have been going around town on hikes and what not during summer months taking photos for my family and such.

    The best Christmas present I’ve ever received, at least that I can remember, is a blu-ray player from my parents.

  40. Donna L says:

    best Christmas present ever was a home cooked meal last year after my place got flooded 2 weeks before Christmas. I’m not taking being cooked for for granted again!

  41. jovita Vytasek says:

    I beautiful necklace my boyfriend gave me on our second Christmas together.

  42. Annie says:

    Best Christmas gift I got was a treasure box to store my baby keepsakes

  43. Peter vT - @PvT says:

    Being with Family! It’s been the best present for years, but it will always be the one the I’ll cherish most. (for real, that’s the best present!)

  44. Angelo says:

    best present … tough one as there have been so many over the years. I would have to say a home theater system from my wife

  45. Kevin Walton says:

    A bike when I was a kid

  46. Jeannie says:

    Best present for me would be my kitchen aid artisan mixer

  47. CaroleM says:

    The trip to Hawaii my parents paid for for the whole family last year. It was wonderful!!

  48. Kristina berg says:

    Surviving cancer.

  49. Melissa says:

    Handmade Christmas Ornament from my little guy!

  50. Laura says:

    Best gift ever was learning yesterday that I was going to be an Auntie!

  51. The Best Christmas Present I ever received was my K-tel “Super Slider Sno-Skates”… I used to get towed behind our snowmobile… http://youtu.be/48ysOQZY6iw

  52. roger mueller says:

    Best Christmas present ever was not that of value but of just the fact that i was able to see all of my family together again , as one of the many just making end’s meet and barely living from one pay check to the next such gift’s are but a dream.

  53. Sheila says:

    A set of building blocks.

  54. Kat says:

    A last minute change of plans which brought my grand daughter home for Christmas!

  55. Vipersblood says:

    When I was about 4 or 5 years old I got a plastic ride-on motorcycle with a crank on the gas tank that when turned made the engine sound. ๐Ÿ™‚ I got in trouble for taking it to the top of a large hill and riding down at the side of the road while turning the crank on the tank.

  56. Chelsea says:

    Favourite present came from my aunt last year, which was a calendar that she had made with iPhoto with pictures of my family for every month. I was in Australia this year, and that calendar kept me from getting too homesick!

  57. lindsay says:

    As a kid, an easybake oven…as an adult my kitchenaid mixer which I now can not live without!

  58. Katherine says:

    The best Christmas present I have ever received was a sewing machine when I was 15! 15 years later, I still use it religiously! Thanks mom!

  59. Jenn says:

    An animal encounter at the Vancouver Aquarium!

  60. shannon says:

    My pug wilbur!

  61. Sherrie says:

    My daughter was ten, it was my first Christmas not married, she bought me a few fifty cent note pads for my purse with Besse Pease Guttman (my favorite artist at that time) little children on them. She was so upset she couldn’t get me more and hadn’t spent very much on them. But I loved to write poetry on a whim, they were perfect purse size, and so well thought out! I really loved them!

  62. Charles says:

    Socks!

  63. Tintin says:

    My best Christmas present was when my kids pitched in and gave me a digital camera. I’ve always used an old film camera but they always insisted that I switched to using a digital one. I love taking pnotos (especially of my family) and I’ve been loving my Canon digital camera ever since I got it!

  64. Cathy says:

    The best present I received was a beautiful charm bracelet, what made it special was the symbolism and sentiment of the charms ๐Ÿ™‚

  65. mary says:

    my pet turtle

  66. Michelle says:

    Best Christmas gift I ever received was homemade ornaments from my kids. No amount of money could ever buy those!!

  67. vicky says:

    at 9 I opened up a present that was a bugs bunny electric toothbrush…and right there happy dance was invented!!

  68. Melaney G Lyall says:

    My Mom bought us matching First Nations silver bracelets at the Van Art Gallery!
    She passed away in 2003 and I now wear both. I miss my Mom the most at Christmas.

  69. Chandra says:

    My best friend knew I couldn’t afford to buy anything for my kids for Christmas and so without me knowing, her and her kids bought a bunch of presents, wrapped them and shipped them to me. Because of her, my kids got to have a good Christmas. Even with no gifts for my husband and I, we had a good Christmas simply because of the joy our kids had.

  70. Natalie says:

    Best present? an iPhone!

  71. liz says:

    The Blackberry Playbook and a snuggie.I love it!

  72. Lee Roberts says:

    Chia Pet. And the Kinect for Xbox. Both way cool.

  73. Belinda says:

    The best present that I ever received is have family drop in from overseas unexpectedly.

  74. David Steele says:

    The best Christmas gift I ever recieved was a Samsung Smart Tv.

  75. Yvonne says:

    Digital camera

  76. Christel says:

    A totally cool and fun pinapple ukulele… i still smile thinking about it ๐Ÿ™‚

  77. Ingrid says:

    I think that my best present was a pair of red Blundstones.

  78. LR says:

    My sweet baby girl

  79. Julia says:

    A fresh water pearl necklace this year! Beautiful and it can be worn three different ways!

  80. bjh says:

    A healthy family.

  81. Claire says:

    Best present received was tickets to Disneyland!

  82. Evan says:

    A Sega Genesis console in 1992. It was the big ticket item my younger brother and I were after. We found a wrapped Sonic The Hedgehog game under the tree and were lost. We didn’t own a console … until we were told to go check downstairs. We sprinted around the corner and hopped the staircase railing.

  83. Julia says:

    Best present?…My engagement ring a few years ago!

  84. Curtis says:

    A Super Nintendo when I was a kid! ๐Ÿ™‚

  85. Roberta Neilson says:

    Santa’s spirit lives in Miss 604 & London Drugs!!

  86. Kim says:

    My best Christmas present ever was when I was 15. I was obsessed with the guitar as a child and begged and begged my mom and dad for one for years, but they always said we didn’t have enough money for one. Finally, after I had lost all hope, that Christmas I got a Yamaha Acoustic and cried and cried.. I still play it to this day and I think it sounds better than any of the others that I have played

  87. Jennifer says:

    My Nikon!

  88. Francis Sykora says:

    best gift was a sweater I had been eyeing!

  89. Jake says:

    signed Trevor Linden jersey. Go Canucks Go!!

  90. Rachel says:

    An espresso machine!

  91. Sharylin says:

    When I was 3 Santa left me a puppy in a box under the tree!

  92. Kelly says:

    12 years ago when I went back to China to spend time with my grandpa!

  93. Greg says:

    miniature train set when I was 10

  94. Troy says:

    A pet parrot named Chico.

  95. Sylvia says:

    Best present I ever received was a huge teddy bear with a beautiful necklace around it.

  96. kris johnston says:

    A red tricycle….I loved racing around the neighbourhood on it.

  97. Vanessa says:

    Gymnastics Barbie!

  98. Jared says:

    The best gift I received was 2 years ago when I found out that my wife was expecting (She gift-wrapped the positive pregnancy test in a box lol)

  99. Wayne says:

    A Christmas tree painting made by my sons using their handprints…cool!

  100. Shawnna says:

    A coach bag!

  101. Laura says:

    Best gift I’ve ever received was this year! My brother made me a flower box for my balcony. The time he spent on it was more special for me than anything money could buy. Plus it’s beautiful and I’m honoured to have a piece of his work.

  102. lor says:

    My new baby girl in my arms….

  103. Rebecca says:

    I think my best present is yet to come – so, I’m looking forward to it!

  104. Sandra says:

    What an amazing prize pack. Pick me!

  105. Patrick says:

    A Super Nintendo waaay back in the day was the best present ever!!

  106. carrie says:

    My best Christmas present was a Tassimo coffee maker from my boyfriend.

  107. Tara says:

    My mom didn’t have a lot of money one year for x-mas when I was around 7 and she made me a Christmas dress by hand out of material that she had stored away…my best Christmas present.

  108. Jeff says:

    The best present will be yet to come…

  109. vanessa paine says:

    Since my dog tore her acl a few weeks ago we were going to have to put her down because we didn’t have money to pay for her surgery so the best gift was having half of the 1300 surgery paid for and having our dog alive and home with us and our kids even if it meant giving up gifts this year

  110. One last Xmas with my beloved Grandfather before he passed away, a month later. We packed so much love into those moments because we knew they were the last Xmas memories we were ever going to share with him. I will always be grateful we had that time as a family.

    That is a beautiful camera-red is my favourite colour. It would be fabulous to capture new memories with something that pretty!

  111. Maria says:

    The gift of ‘time’ from my kids. Best gift ever. It’s priceless to have my children take time out of their busy lives and invite me out for the day, for lunch or even out just for coffee.

  112. Kirby says:

    Best Christmas present ever was a poem written to me by my family. Will always cherish that.

  113. LisaB says:

    when I was little, I lost my beloved stuffed animal. I asked santa for it back. poor mom spent all of christmas eve turning the house upside down (again) looking for it. and found it. I consequently believed in santa far longer than I should have (I had proof – santa found the toy when my family couldn’t!). I was very happy christmas morning. ๐Ÿ™‚

  114. Jaki says:

    My best Christmas present: iPod nano

  115. Sherry says:

    Last year my youngest son surprised me with a MacBook Air to replace my old laptop. He saved all year…..love it and him.

  116. Deenie says:

    I’m going to have to say my first Walkman. Awesome!

  117. Abby says:

    A Kitchenaid Stand Mixer.

  118. Jennifer says:

    Canucks shirt

  119. Michele says:

    Probably 30 years ago and it is my portable Mickey Mouse record player. I still have it and everytime I see it, I remember the feeling seeing it under my stocking and how excited I was to have it. Don’t know if I even have any records left but I just can’t part with the player.

  120. Candice says:

    Naturally luxurious smokey grey silk sheets ~ not to be confused with cheesy polyester

  121. Kevin says:

    Way back when … I got ultra super tack skates

  122. Barbara says:

    The best present was when my husband bought me a laptop a few years ago. It was a real surprise.

  123. Christine says:

    A Laptop!

  124. Elly says:

    The best gift I can remember was when I was seven years old. My parents had big fight and mom went to grandma’s house for few days. Dad acted as if nothing was wrong but I was missing mom so much that I secretly contacted grandma to reach mom. When I finally got the number to reach her, I quietly inserted coins to make the call. After long wait of dial, I heard mom’s voice. I talked to mom for an hour until dad returned from work. Mom and I promised to meet the next day. When I saw her next day, the tears from both of our eyes kept rolling down our cheeks.

    Then she handed a ugly looking monkey and said “Thanks for being such a good girl. I love you.”
    I knew this doll and I will be best friends forever.

    Everyone who saw the doll didn’t understand why a girl would be sleeping with such an ugly doll.
    But since that stuff animal laid beside me every night, I could sleep soundly.

    My parents got together after long discussion and my influence.
    When I immigrated to Canada and shipment of our household stuff arrived a month later, I couldn’t find the monkey. I was extremely sad for days and weeks but I just knew that it was time for me to grow up as a woman and leave my childhood in my heart and move on.

    I still miss my monkey and wonder where it went ๐Ÿ™

    Thanks for reading ^_^

  125. Tiffany says:

    Best gift i ever received is my Panda pillow pet <3

  126. natalie says:

    fake tatoo sleeve !!…so I don’t actually have to get one ๐Ÿ™‚

  127. Katie says:

    a diamond ring for my engagement ๐Ÿ™‚

  128. Ruby says:

    The best present I ever received was diamond earrings to match my engagement ring!

  129. Jen says:

    Listening to my baby’s heartbeat for the first time! A few days before Christmas ๐Ÿ™‚ I also received an AWESOME iTouch, that isn’t nearly comparable but simplified my life and my music playlists.

  130. linda says:

    The gift of a flight lesson from my husband.

  131. Sheryl says:

    A cabbage patch kid!

  132. Eugene says:

    Best gift I ever received is my handmade panda smartphone case <3

  133. Keri says:

    A first “I love you” followed by a diamond pendant <3

  134. ks says:

    Tickets to Phantom of the Opera.

  135. Russ Co says:

    My first Nerf gun EVER. Which I got 2 years ago. At the tender age of 32 ๐Ÿ™‚

  136. Julie says:

    Laser tag!

  137. Kathleen Fowler says:

    A bicycle when I was 10!

  138. Marianne says:

    Is it wrong that I can’t think of a “best” Christmas present ever? I’ve gotten lots of things I like, but none of them stand out as the best ever. I guess I’m still waiting for that to come along…

  139. Sabinah Rafiq says:

    Skis and a North Face jacket!

  140. sabina edwards says:

    trip to Hawaii

  141. isha says:

    a teddy bear that I still have almost 30 years later

  142. Debra says:

    My first boyfriend gave me a string of pearls for xmas one year. I still have them!

  143. margaret says:

    a wool sweater!

  144. Jo says:

    A handmade scrapbook from two friends ๐Ÿ™‚

  145. RaeDavenport says:

    A DSLR camera which my BF knew I’d been eyeing for over a year. What made it quite special is that I knew he could barely afford it. He really wanted to please me with that present. So its value is more in his affection for me than the object itself.

  146. RaeDavenport says:

    I should mention that that camera is totally outdated now – 3 Megapixels and few features compared to the ones out now. I’d love this one in the contest. The Nikon Coolpix L20 looks great – fully loaded.

  147. Ben says:

    The best Christmas present I ever got was a red 10 speed that was waaaay to big for me. Years later, the bike bug still has me.

  148. howwon says:

    Sony 46″ TV

  149. Cliff Hammerschmidt says:

    My own laptop.

  150. Jen says:

    A Nintendo Wii…we get so much use out of it and we have so much fun playing it with family and friends ๐Ÿ™‚

  151. Jeremy says:

    A flight to see my grandparents!

  152. Jenny says:

    A flight home!

  153. Sophia says:

    A surprise visit from my brother who lives in another country!

  154. Angela R says:

    Cabbage Patch doll when I was a kid! Paul was his name

  155. Zakariae says:

    A trip to the south ๐Ÿ™‚

  156. Jeff says:

    Best present ever was a playstation one

  157. Christine says:

    Home from hospital on Xmas eve with my new baby.

  158. Tracy S says:

    Best Christmas present I’ve recieved is simply my family’s time. For all my family members to take time to enjoy being together. Love it.

  159. Brenda says:

    A teddy bear when I was 11 years old

  160. Kris Labotne says:

    A nice watch:) was the best present i have gotten:)

  161. Cheryl t. says:

    My son was born very close to Christmas & he was my best present ever. I love him so much!

  162. Grace M says:

    Best xmas gift Ive ever recieved was a golden retriever puppy named lucky!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  163. Jay says:

    A nice warm hug with my family!!! ๐Ÿ˜€

  164. vincent says:

    Getting my laptop for university XD

  165. Chuck says:

    Lower bowl canucks tickets ๐Ÿ˜€

  166. Gene says:

    A new car!

  167. TylerIngram says:

    Robyn got me the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings Trilogy (books) since I dont seem to have my previous copies and wanted to get in a couple more reads before the movie came out next december! ๐Ÿ™‚

  168. sharonne katz says:

    A pandora bracelet with some charms.

  169. Tara says:

    My beautiful engagement ring!

  170. rachel plouffe says:

    a new laptop

  171. Muckymoo says:

    The best Christmas present I ever received was an oak trunk my father built for me to put my keepsakes in. It is even more special now that he has passed away and I can remember sitting and watching him make it for me when I was only 12.

  172. sUSAN CHIMIUK says:

    My dog Zak!

  173. Bradley says:

    The best present was a color TV set. At the time we only had a black and white set. It was great watching shows in color; Gilligan’s Island, Space 1999, Planet of the Apes TV series, Muppet Show, etc. It was more of a present for the whole family than to myself.

  174. Raj Hoonjan says:

    The best thing i get every year.. time with the family. But in terms of stuff a new pair of headphones.

  175. Tina says:

    Aero bars for my road bike!

  176. Alan Hawker says:

    The best Christmas present I ever received was when I had my landing papers delivered in 2009 so that I could come to live in Canada in 2010.

  177. John S says:

    a car

  178. vincent says:

    Getting a new computer

  179. cole baiker says:

    A brand new bike!

  180. KidPiglet says:

    The best present I ever received was the original Gameboy I received from my sister when I was 11 years old (31 now). I still remember checking the weekly flyers (K-Mart, Zellers, Woolco & Canadian Tire) for months leading up to Christmas, clipping out the lowest prices on this item and posting it on the fridge just to drop hints to family members ๐Ÿ™‚ (The lowest price I found btw was $87 @ Canadian Tire – so it wasn’t necessarily an easily affordable gift, especially with our finances.) When my sister got it for me, I was SOOOOOOO HAPPY!! It was a special type of excitement that only comes after months and months of wishing, anticipation (and begging :), and I think only possibly to truly understand when you are a kid. Of course reflecting back on it, I do see how spoiled I was, so every year I always try to give back and get gifts for everyone in the family – mainly the younger kids, and hope to recreate the special feeling that was given to me that year.

  181. John C says:

    A new laptop

  182. Brett says:

    GI Joe Base!!

  183. Sandra Schultz says:

    I got a top of the line Garmin GPS for my van! It’s great – especially since I drive all over the city with my kids. And this time I won’t get lost in Detroit!!!! And it has lifetime map uploads for free!

    Very accurate.

    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

  184. Michael Schultz says:

    I got a Blackberry playbook — woo hoo! It will come in handy for work purposes, plus the game on it is awesome!

  185. giahung la says:

    I received a laptop for my gift.

  186. Diane Anderson says:

    A red CCm bike when i was 11. It was used my Dad painted it bright red, put new grips on it and I rode it for years. Opened up a whole new world for me

  187. Katie P says:

    My favourite present was a teddy bear my dad bought for me when I was very young, it was the first gift that he picked out for me all on his own.

  188. mottypark says:

    my fave present was a full day all alone with just my dad and i out on the boat fishing and laughing the whole time with each other!and yes,we caught our presents..

  189. CAROL ANN WESTBROOK says:

    My best Christmas present was a complete copy of a nurses’ uniform when I was five…..came with a doctor’s kit with pills from Dr. U.B. Well!

  190. Eileen says:

    Best gift was a scheduled get away with my husband where he did all the planning and arranging.

  191. Que says:

    My fave Christmas present ever was when my Dad bought me a musical Teddy Bear from Shoppers Drug Mart when I was 7 yrs old. It was my first teddy bear & my first Christmas at home after living in a hospital & recovering from many surgeries to enable me to walk. I still have the teddy bear & treasure it as much today as I did many years ago. It’s of great sentimental value & beats all the pricier gifts I’ve received since.

  192. Stacey Dempsey says:

    I got pregnant with my first son on christmas eve, i wasnt sure i was going to be able to have kids so that was the best gift ever, now i have 3 of them !

  193. shelly Kristianson says:

    My best christmas gift was my first computer 18 years ago

  194. Rosemary Bos says:

    The best gift I ever received was a gift tag from my son when he was 11…he wrote on it that his gift to me would be a day off – he would do all the housework – such a thoughtful gift for a single mom of four! ๐Ÿ™‚
    I still have that tag. ๐Ÿ™‚

  195. Erin says:

    Gameboy when I was 10!

  196. Pat B says:

    My husband didn’t normally do more than stocking stuffers for Christmas, with the usual bath oil beads that I never used, etc. But one year he bought me some wonderful sheepskin slippers and a thick terry bath robe. It was wonderful because it was such a huge, huge difference from his normal pattern.

  197. Alicia says:

    Planes tickets from my love for us to go visit my parents in France after not seing then fore more than a year and also stopping 5 days in NYC!

  198. Tina says:

    iPod touch

  199. Cheryl says:

    A laptop

  200. Shaunna Johnson says:

    My best gift was when I was 10 or so and got a brand new bike for Christmas. I was so surprised and happy.

  201. Vivian C says:

    A new laptop!!

  202. Karen S says:

    The best Christmas present I ever got was from myself it was and always will be understanding how important sharing Christmas with family and friends is and how much they bring to my life and me theirs.

  203. Megan W says:

    The best present I ever got was the gift of my SON! Born on Christmas day. The day will forever have a wonderful meaning to me!!!

  204. Fernh says:

    London Drugs is a one-stop shopping place for me.

  205. Nicole Ganie says:

    My best gift ever was a family trip to Europe last year…so many memories!

  206. Jan says:

    HP All in one computer for my space just off the kitchen.

  207. Alysha says:

    A trip to go visit my loved one in Florida for New Years.

  208. Kelly S says:

    a table top hockey game

  209. Deryn says:

    Hmmm that’s a tough one, I’d say being with all my family is always a great gift, but the new MacBook Pro this year doesn’t hurt..

  210. Jodie H says:

    A bangle bracelet with my kids names in it.

  211. Allie says:

    best gift ever: started opening a giant, wrapped box from my dad, thinking i was getting something big for my apartment, but instead my sister jumped out to surprise me. she lives in chicago and i had no idea she was coming home for christmas. i nearly had a heart attack, but it was worth it!

  212. Tracy says:

    Hand painted drawing by my granddaughter.

  213. Lisa says:

    trip to moscow to see my sister!!

  214. Andrea Amy says:

    iMac computer (this year)

  215. Carlie says:

    My family from NS spending Christmas with my husband and kids and my new iPad ๐Ÿ™‚

  216. Serena Debolt says:

    Back in the 1980s I spied a remote control robot called “The Omnibot” and i thought the sticker said $59.00 and asked my mom and dad if I could have it for Christmas. Little did I know the price tag was actually $359.00. They bought it for me anyway and it was the best christmas ever ๐Ÿ™‚

  217. Jan says:

    Best gift – a trip to Mexico

  218. Dan says:

    A new bicycle when I was 8 years old.

  219. Mairin says:

    A marriage proposal on Christmas eve 2004 at the Stanley Park Christmas Train ! We are still happily married with 2 beautiful children.

  220. Jo-lynn says:

    Christmas 1985 – The #1 item on my wish-list was a Care-Bears purse set. It was not under the tree on Christmas morning and I was pretty disappointed. Later in the day, however, we went to my Aunt’s place, and she told me Santa left something at her house for me….and it was my Care-Bears purse set! One of my most favourite Xmas memories and meant the world to me at 7 years old ๐Ÿ™‚

  221. Michelle says:

    Marrying my best friend 4 days before Christmas, 3 years ago. It was a surprise proposal and we pulled it all off within 2 weeks.

  222. Elizabeth says:

    my new DSLR camera from my hubby this year

  223. Bronwynn says:

    The best gift by far, is watching my four kids as they pitter patter down the hall with excitement at the wonder of what Santa has brought them. Big smiles on their faces and even bigger smile on mine.

  224. anne says:

    seattle shopping spree-all you want to buy , I bought mostly shoes. Thanks Mom&Dad!

  225. C Wilson says:

    The best present I ever got was a trip to Mexico

  226. Michelle says:

    The best gift I ever received was my husband coming home after being away for 6 mths!!!

  227. LEONA BULGIN says:

    A beagle puppy when I was eight – his name was Penny Boy – and he was so cute!!

  228. Kathryn says:

    I just got diamond earrings:) that’s a pretty awesome gift

  229. mona says:

    best gift this year…of course time with the family…also loving my new fabulous daytimer, can’t wait for jan 1st to start using it! ๐Ÿ˜€

  230. bruce says:

    best was a camera with bells and whistles. It was great – until digital came out!

  231. Blessy says:

    Best Christmas gift I got was when my uncle bought me a playstation with 20 games.

  232. Mary Parsons says:

    The absolute best was the Christmas ornaments my children made me :))

  233. Leah says:

    A trip to Mexico!

  234. Emily H says:

    An amazing poster sized mosaic of photos from my trip to Europe with my boyfriend.

  235. Yra says:

    Best Christmas gift was my very first Canucks jersey!

  236. Nancy says:

    Hard to think of just one thing for the best gift ever but one that comes to mind is a CD cabinet that my husband built and a friend painted to look like a bird house. It was a wonderful surprise and beautifully done!

  237. Kyle Tsang says:

    A bright red new bike.

  238. Sydney604 says:

    An iPod when they very first came out…SPOILED! =D

  239. Pamela says:

    my husband with me after being apart for 18 months.

  240. Michelle says:

    It would have to be the Barbie Motor Home when I was 10..I loved it …

  241. sabrina t says:

    One of the best gifts would have to be a flight to spend time with my best friend.

  242. Paul says:

    Best gift I have received was a Golliwog. Got one on my very first Christmas and got one this year too. So many good memories growing up with the original one.

  243. Fran Schwitek says:

    A print set when I was a little girl – it was oh so messy but so much fun! Keep in mind that this was over 50 years ago so the letters were individual rubber faces and were dipped in ink pads. What was my mom thinking…

  244. Yasmin Hall says:

    When I was small I was such a tom boy, that all I wanted was a blk/white leather soccer ball. I noticed days before Christmas a present under the tree shaped like a box that could be holding my soccer ball. I stared, shook, and prayed it was it. When Christmas morning finally arrived which seemed like a year of waiting, I opened that present first. I was so happy and thought it was for sure my best Christmas ever!!!

  245. Jeff says:

    The best gift I ever received was getting my fiance’s mother’s permission to propose to her daughter over the holidays.

  246. Vanessa Lewis says:

    My best gift I ever received hands down was a globe when I was a kid. Perfect for dreaming about all the far away places I could visit in the world!

  247. Sandra Buchanan says:

    By best Christmas gift ever was a loom which consisted of 5 pieces of wood which my parent’s best friends made for my parent’s to give to me.

  248. Diane Cockell says:

    This year my best present besides having family and friends is a Magic bullet I bought myself at London Drugs.

  249. Belinda McNabb says:

    best gift ever, a ticket to montreal to visit my boyfriend who was living there at that time

    (I live in winnipeg, did not state if this was a BC only contest)
    bluebelle0367(at)hotmail(dot)com

  250. Belinda McNabb says:

    tweeted

    http://twitter.com/#!/Prairiebelle/status/151771485982298112

    bluebelle0367(at)hotmail(dot)com

  251. Debbie P says:

    The best gift I have received was an easy bake oven..

  252. Newfielissie says:

    My new iPad that my wonderful husband surprised me with this Christmas.

  253. Mira says:

    The best gift was a very old vintage picture (black and white) of my father on a BMW motercycle (back is 1940’s in europe) re-printed (12×36) , framed. Now that is one of a kind Christmas present that you don’t toss out. Pictures are the best gifts , a memory to have forever..

  254. Carolyn says:

    The best gift I’ve ever received was a handmade knitted scarf from my sister, because it was beautiful and I know all the time and love that went into making it.

  255. Emily says:

    surprise dinner from my best friend!

  256. Alex Wyder says:

    What a fantastic package!

  257. VillaFan says:

    Laser Tag back in the mid 80’s. Good times back then.

  258. A Mueller says:

    The best present I ever recieved was an HD TV this year! Whoo!

    @KansaiBlonde

  259. Chrysta says:

    The best present I ever got for Christmas was a kitten ๐Ÿ™‚

  260. Kristy says:

    A kitten.

  261. Roanna 'Zee' says:

    A trip to Toronto to surprise my father. It was awesome.

  262. Teresa says:

    Well, I was pretty excited about the Barbie cruise ship I was given way back when, but I’d have to say the best Christmas present I ever received was a Kitchen Aid mixer. Okay, I’m a feminist, honestly…

  263. Brittany Greenslade says:

    Best present I ever got was a go-cart with my brother when we were younger

  264. Leanne says:

    My best gift was a pearl necklace from my mom. love it.

  265. Lexie says:

    I got a dog for Christmas this year! She was rescued from California.

  266. Jas says:

    A couple of years ago, I spent Christmas with my sister and her family in India. i only get to see them once every few years so it was very special- definitely the best christmas!

  267. loraine says:

    My sony camera!

  268. Ryan says:

    sweet prize package!

  269. Roy Robson says:

    A 6 string classical guitar in 1973 which I still have.

  270. Tanis says:

    My best present was my engagement ring! ๐Ÿ™‚

  271. Crystal says:

    The best gift for Christmas is my annual picture from my children sitting with Santa

  272. Alison says:

    The chanel new mini flap bag.

  273. Lori says:

    A ‘Princess Ballerina’ doll when I was 5. Lots of good gifts since then but few have even approached my excitement at receiving this!

  274. tracy says:

    a brand new laptop!

  275. Best gift had to be a pair of Canucks tickets back in the 80s. Met up with my Mom after she got off of work at Woodward’s and then took the bus down to the Pacific Coleseum to watch the ‘nucks beat the Caps. That memory is clear as day and yet something like 25 years old.

  276. 50william says:

    My best Christmas present, ever, came early this year. It was all wrapped up in a cuddly blanket.My best present was my brand new GRANDSON, NATHAN. I got to hold him, he slept like a baby. TOP THAT, Merry Christmas

  277. Deb C says:

    A shiny red 10 speed when I was 11 years old from my dad ๐Ÿ™‚ I rode that thing for the next 15 years!

  278. Scott Matheson says:

    A simple Christmas card from someone I had not heard from in many many years…it was the best surprise I received that year.

  279. KLee says:

    Best Christmas gift was the birth of niece and getting to spend time with her every Christmas.

  280. Marina says:

    One year I got a beautiful carved horse from my parents – I had seen it and loved it but thought it way too expensive to even ask for. They saw how much I loved it and surprised me with it xmas morning… ๐Ÿ™‚

  281. Karen says:

    Best Christmas present ever was a dollhouse that I decorated with my mother, making it a working gift for almost a year by the time we finished it completely.

  282. Susan says:

    Best present I received was learning my Grandma was cancer free!!

  283. Sunshine G says:

    The Cabbage Patch doll I got when I was 9…she’s now in my daughter’s toybox!

  284. Carolyn says:

    My son, 10 years ago!

  285. Amanda says:

    Being put on the Canucks season ticket holder list! ๐Ÿ™‚

  286. Kelli says:

    This year my parents gave us a Brinkman bbq. It’s so much larger than our old one. I can’t wait to use it. We bbq a lot.

  287. Brittany says:

    My bed! My mom bought me a brand new mattress & leather bedframe! ๐Ÿ™‚

  288. Bons says:

    my best present was a Toshiba laptop! Love London Drugs!

  289. harold victor says:

    Best present was a trip to Machu Piccu in Peru.

  290. Ariel chiu says:

    a macbook pro!

  291. Heather says:

    my best present ever is having my kids with me at christmas and of course the e-reader they bought me was pretty nice too but my kids are the best

  292. Rikki says:

    Best present… a Logitech Harmony One remote control – it really works!

  293. mitzi says:

    a doll that i think looks like me when i was 3 or 4 years old. i still have it!

  294. theresa mayville says:

    My best gift was an Ipod touch!!

  295. Alex DC says:

    Best Christmas present was spending Christmas 2011 with my brother and his family for the first time ever! He hasn’t lived in Canada in 14 years, and his wife and kids have not lived in Canada until now.

  296. Jason Schmidt says:

    The best Christmas present I’ve ever received was a pair of socks.

  297. Georgina delaCuesta says:

    I spend every Christmas with my entire family (small family), and no material gift can eclipse that annual gathering. ๐Ÿ™‚

  298. Reagan says:

    A plane ticket to LA. ๐Ÿ™‚

  299. Sandy H. says:

    The best gift that I ever received was a 7 day cruise to Alaska.

  300. shelaine says:

    video camera…!

  301. Gary T says:

    A transformer named Astrotrain – a robot that turns into a train and a space shuttle! Wish I’d kept it, given it’s a collectible now

  302. Laura says:

    My best Christmas present was in 2006 when my husband proposed and then that same night surprised me with an engagement trip to Niagara Falls! Thanks for the giveaway! ๐Ÿ™‚

  303. Cyndi says:

    A cabbage patch doll named Wesley that I still have, over 25 years later

  304. Donna says:

    My favorite gift was my first digital camera – one of Canon’s first Powershots. I loved taking pictures and wasn’t great at it so the new camera made picture taking sooo easy!

  305. Ian Jones says:

    A ‘Big Wheel’ when I was a young lad.

  306. Amy says:

    Best Christmas present is my SLR camera

  307. Surinder says:

    It was the year that my son and daughter-in-law gave me a pair of baby booties, as their way of letting me know they were expecting my first grandson

  308. Bruce says:

    London Drugs Gift Certificates

  309. Kyle says:

    Probably the iPhone I am using to type this. I love this thing!

  310. Hayley says:

    When I was 8 I got the most grumpy looking stuffed bunny ever, I had wanted her for awhile and was ecstatic when I actually got her. I named her Snowball and over 25yrs+ later she’s still my favourite.

  311. stephanie says:

    Best present was a laptop computer that my husband gave me. THanks Hubby

  312. Michael Kwan says:

    Nintendo 64!!!!! (Queue the YouTube clip)

  313. Jeannie Smyth says:

    The best Christmas gift I ever received was a Canon camera when I was 16.

  314. Daniel says:

    Best gift I’ve ever received was family time. ๐Ÿ™‚

  315. Darci Paice-Bailey says:

    A homemade jewelery box that my son made for me with a beautiful note inside.

  316. Darci Paice-Bailey says:

    Retweeted @paicebailey

  317. Chelsea R says:

    A special book written and illustrated by my 7 year old nephew

  318. Don McQueen says:

    THe best Christmas present I recieved was a bicycle when I was just a kid!

  319. Angela says:

    The best Christmas present I’ve ever received was a cell phone.

  320. Jayne Cameron says:

    I received a new Bike for Christmas…Awesome present.

  321. Cecil Tran says:

    The best Christmas gift I ever had was an iphone from my brother. The best part is not about the iphone but about my brother who always cares and makes all my wishes come true

  322. Susan says:

    Money (small amount)

  323. Maryanne says:

    Books!

  324. Larry Bolingbroke says:

    Best present was scuba diving certification – I got it this Xmas

  325. cinkuo says:

    kisses!

  326. Debbie F says:

    The best ever present was the first hard cover book that I received from my grandmother when I was 10. The book was Little Women.

  327. Kevin B says:

    a microscope when i was 10

  328. James Brown says:

    My best Christmas gift was a full set of ski equipment and trip to go skiing with it.

  329. Martha says:

    definitely the books throughout all the years!!! i love to read =)

  330. the best present i revieved is one that i got this year. It was an adoption kit from WWF. A polar bear had been adopted in my name. I got a plushy polar bear and an adoption certificate. It means so much to me that they made a donation like that.

  331. Elizabeth says:

    Tape recorder that my Dad gave me when I was 7 years old.

  332. cheryl says:

    a bike when i was a kid

  333. Kim Gilbert says:

    My best present was having my Mom home from Australia!!

  334. Christine says:

    This year! Spending Christmas in Mexico with my husbands family – his first Christmas with his mom since we got married and moved to Canada.

  335. Raz says:

    Best gift was the Super Nintendo video game system back in the mid 1990’s. Gaming has sure come a long way since then!

  336. Best present ever dinner coupon handmade by my daughter…

  337. MANUEL VIZCAYA says:

    an mp3 player

  338. Vicki Cunningham says:

    DVDs for my Top 10 movies of all time. I cried. One of those moments when you know that someone knows you really well, and still loves you.

  339. My foster children who were 3 and 5 and had never experienced the wonder of Christmas and watching their faces as the tree went up and as it was filled underneath with colorful gifts.

  340. Erika Kliciak says:

    The best present was a DVD with all my home movies on it. I watch it a lot.

  341. Rob Henderson says:

    A painting by my 6 year old daughter.

  342. Michelle M says:

    a puppy! (when I was 6 years old).

  343. Amy C says:

    The best Christmas present that I ever received was my laptop computer.

  344. Maria Riedyk says:

    my first wrist watch when I was 16

  345. Aggie says:

    Nothing. One year my family decided to stop with the presents and it was the most relaxing time. It became all about conversation and food.

  346. Andrew says:

    my first game console…a Nintendo DS!

  347. Alex says:

    Trip to Japan.

  348. Robyn says:

    A favourite gift of mine was a Barbie house made by my dad. It included handmade furniture and was decorated with wallpaper and mini-framed art.

  349. Eileen says:

    Money for a shopping spree on boxing day

  350. Cindy KS says:

    My engagement ring!

  351. nancy stokell says:

    a trip to las vegas

  352. john says:

    a laptop

  353. shirley says:

    a day at the spa

  354. dean says:

    a fishing rod and reel

  355. lori says:

    a day at the spa

  356. Megan says:

    Spending time with friends and family!

  357. Lydia Fredin says:

    Best present I ever received was a promise ring ๐Ÿ™‚

  358. Tina says:

    The best gift I ever received for Christmas were monkey slippers ๐Ÿ™‚ They were so comfy and I love monkeys.

  359. Laurel says:

    As a child, my favourite gift was a “knitting Jenny”!I knit my first scarf!

  360. Lillea says:

    One of the best Xmas gifts I ever got was the dollhouse that my grandfather built for my sister and me. The roof was so sturdy we could both sit on it!

  361. Albert C says:

    There was snow one year for Christmas. It was the best outdoors scene.

  362. RoChele A says:

    Finding out that I will be an aunt!

  363. Stotes says:

    I always enjoy the unexpected–the best gift is the one that you don’t expect.

  364. Teresa says:

    The best gift is always the joy of watching other people open the gifts I get them. It feels good to be fortunate enough to provide loved ones with gifts that enhance their lives ๐Ÿ™‚

  365. Suzanne says:

    A mug with a picture of my cat on it.

  366. Adri says:

    a brand new PC – was very happy about it (still am)

  367. pamr. says:

    My favorite was my first cell phone that my hubby bought for me for Christmas

  368. Jessi says:

    Tennis bracelet – love it.

  369. Daryl says:

    Table hockey game

  370. Cassandra says:

    Alligator Plush Toy *HUGE

  371. Marlene V says:

    The best xmas gift ever received: I can’t think of one … I love watching others open the gifts that I got them!!!

  372. Vesper says:

    A diamond ring from my grandmother which had belonged to her mother

  373. Carol says:

    A surprise at my door. My daughter flew home from France with an airline ticket my family gave her – all as a surprise for me.

  374. Sally says:

    My last Christmas with my Mom I wrapped all her gifts in the way she told me she had wrapped mine when I was a child. What a gift to see the delight on her face.

  375. Andrew says:

    My best Christmas present was my iPod touch. LOVE IT!

  376. John Mah says:

    clark desert boots

  377. Leslie says:

    a hand coloured photograph

  378. shell smith says:

    Breakfast in bed!

  379. Dilara says:

    My beautiful engagement ring! Realizing that my hubby had the exact one I’d been eyeing custom-made and engraved just made it that much more special.

  380. Leslie says:

    A basket filled with my favouite fruits.

  381. Kym says:

    A printer! b/c it came at the perfect time!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  382. The best present ever was my boyfriend hanging all my presents from a ceiling mobile that actually spun! Such a thoughtful way to give them to me.

  383. Savanna says:

    Earrings from my boyfriend.

  384. Taigi says:

    Trip to Japan to see extended family

  385. Topp says:

    love from family & friends

  386. A.J. says:

    It was a totally unexpected and incredibly thoughtful speedlite for my camera.

  387. Robyn says:

    A london drugs gift card – you can get almost everything at London Drugs.

  388. Bon says:

    the best gift ever was a three story doll house and pink Barbie convertible – circa 1972!!

  389. Lara says:

    So many to list from over the years but within the past couple of years I’d say my Cuisinart Stand Mixer! Love that thing!

  390. Gisella says:

    Best Christmas Present I’ve ever received has to be a Snoopy Snow Cone maker when I was about 7 years old. We lived in the Philippines back then and my aunts and uncles sent it to me all the way from here.

  391. Belinda says:

    My best gift was the one I got this year – a trip to Phoenix!

  392. Faith says:

    a snowboard and boots!

  393. Megan ElRick says:

    My hubby gave me a giant picture frame filled with 102 post it notes. On each one was a reason why he loves me! It was so sweet!

  394. J Tracey says:

    An umbrella from the Umbrella Shop on Pender that I am still using 19 years later.

  395. Janelle says:

    I’d have to say the best gift would have to be seeing the excitement of Christmas through my children’s eyes this year. They’re just 4 & 1, and it was so much fun this year. I am cherishing every moment spent with my family even moreso these days, as I’m going to be starting chemo in January, after a recent breast cancer diagnosis. Seeing family is also special. I’m so thankful for my friends and family.

  396. Deb Dorrington says:

    The best Christmas present I ever received was when I was 12. I wanted a “jockey” style hat that was in style that year and my Mom had said no as she didn’t like them. Knowing how much I wanted one my brother who was 10 at the time took all his money and bought me a white one for Christmas. I remember crying so hard that Christmas day because my younger brother had used all his pocket money to buy me something a really wanted so badly. He was so proud when I opened his gift and I was so proud for him.

  397. lindawwww says:

    My first bike.

  398. Michelle says:

    Just thinking about this year, probably the new DSLR & Canucks tickets! ๐Ÿ™‚

  399. kelsey says:

    a huge cow stuffed animal from gund

  400. Rachel says:

    A my size barbie when I was 6!

  401. carly says:

    My brother bought me a dishwasher !!

  402. Moon says:

    Best Christmas present would be my PS3 that I was eyeing for a long time and I got it for Christmas.

  403. tessa says:

    nintendo, the original with lots of games

  404. Tracey Flattes says:

    Best present was last year – took a pregnancy test on Christmas Day and found I was pregnant! Now have a beautiful baby boy to celebrate with this year!

  405. Alex says:

    When I was a kid getting my Nintendo 64 was pretty amazing; but this Christmas going back home and surprising the family was the best.

  406. Brittany says:

    My new bed!

  407. Dan R says:

    I think it was 1987 or 88 & my cousin sent me a box filled with all of his GI Joes. There were vehicles and characters that I never thought I’d own – given my parents weren’t collecting for me when I was 3 in ’84! Still have very fond memories of that gift. Too bad I didn’t take better care of them though.

  408. Ceci says:

    A giant teddy bear on my 10th birthday!

  409. Vydang says:

    A star in the sky ๐Ÿ™‚

  410. Amy says:

    I always looked forward to new clothes our relatives would give us every Christmas. This was back when my family didn’t have much money and all gifts were loved and greatly appreciated even if it was *just* clothes. I actually have fonder memories of those Christmases when we didn’t have much.

  411. Sandra W. says:

    I love my new treadmill!

  412. chrissy says:

    Holiday Barbie. I cried!

  413. Jason says:

    Actually my best present was the Vinyl Writer Pico that my gf got me at London Drugs. I have so many albums that I can’t find in digital format, so this is awesome. Also gives me something to do when laid up after my surgery.

  414. Teresa says:

    I saw a purse I really liked and I went back a week later to purchase it, only it wasn’t there anymore. I was quite disappointed. On Christmas day, I opened up my gift and turns out that my boyfriend was the one who bought it!

  415. E. Tang says:

    A Marc Jacobs purse!

  416. Areta says:

    My favorite Christmas present was a scarf that my grand-ma knitted herself.

    I RTed!

  417. Gladys Tsang says:

    Best present ever? A trip to Hawaii =)

  418. gigi says:

    A winter jacket since I didn’t have a thick one!

  419. ginette4 says:

    Best gift ever was when I received my diamond pendant with a raw Canadian diamond

  420. Sunny Randhawa says:

    My best gift was a Nintendo Wii…. it was the year it was impossible to get one because they were sold out everywhere!!!

  421. Home made chocolate chip cookies

  422. Tony says:

    A black leather jacket from my son.

  423. Maegan Morin says:

    My parents took my 2 year old son Christmas shopping to get something from him for me and my husband. When he was looking for my present he went straight to the jewelry and spent an entire uninterrupted hour trying to find me the perfect ring! I dont care how much it cost or that i had to paint it with nail polish to stop it from turning my finger green. I will treasure it forever!

  424. Donna says:

    Cashmere hand warmers

  425. Tooth Fairy says:

    Reflecting back to kindergarten a sweet memory… I remember finding a red bike behind the curtain on the window… just as I rushed out to try to see Santas Sleigh fly away on Christmassy Eve! โ˜บ

  426. SueSueper says:

    Best gift I ever got was my iPad

  427. Teresa McKerracher says:

    My favourite Christmas present was this year and it was a camera that my boyfriend gave to me!

  428. sean pynaert says:

    a flip and fold

  429. christine reichert says:

    Beat gift ever was my engagement ring.
    tweeted also http://twitter.com/#!/bluebird1925/status/152216284174622720

  430. Maria K says:

    Gift of cooking a traditional Christmas dinner with my partner. Sharing the kitchen, enjoying the smell of turkey baking to a golden brown and filling the apartment with love and laughter. I’ll never forget that gift of time spent together.

  431. Heather A says:

    My best Christmas present ever was a teddy bear named BoBo who came with a beautiful yellow ribbon around his neck. I was 7 and I still have him 50+ years later (although he is much the worse for wear).

  432. leon rego says:

    I got a combo set of two videosgames and a controller for ps3 a set of solve and gabana perfumes. And a brand new Samsung galaxy tab ๐Ÿ™‚

  433. Tara Davies says:

    An itouch 2 years ago…still love it

  434. Brenda says:

    A massage : )

  435. Sean Davies says:

    I was broke this Christmas..came home after work Christmas eve to find someone had filled my fridge and freezer with food.
    I’m still in shock. My parents might have had something to do with it, but nobodies talking.

  436. The ipad my husband surprised me with last Christmas that i thought i didn’t need.
    I use it all the time. Love it!

  437. Gerald says:

    I loved my mini-bricks received at age 7. An architect was born!

  438. Not having to work at Christmas for the first time in 35 years…best gift ever

  439. My kitchenaid stand mixer. I use it everday and it is absolutely my favorite Christmas gift ever.

  440. Rachel says:

    Best gift is my new house!

  441. Katherine says:

    A red Norco Bike…. I was likely 30 years old. ha ha ha Weeeeeeeee

  442. Leanna says:

    Hmmm – Best gifts ever would have to be the homemade with love items that my mom made for us when we were little.

  443. Teresa K says:

    A new computer.

  444. Hans says:

    Table hockey game

  445. Janet H. says:

    My best present this year is a motion sensor light which my husband installed by the driveway. After 9 years of stumbling around in the dark, this is a real treat!

  446. AC07-NW says:

    Christmas text greetings from my friends and not from my own family!

  447. ari says:

    my daughter

  448. Penny R says:

    My best Christmas gift ever was a trip to Mexico.

  449. Hal Jenner says:

    The best Christmas gift I ever received was seeing my Mother cry (tears of happiness) for the first time in her life when I gave her tickets to go visit her lifetime friend she had not seen in over 20 years. Nothing could have made me feel any better.

  450. Angela Vike says:

    My best gift was an angel pin my daughter bought for me at a craft fair.

  451. Andy C. says:

    A trip!

  452. SweetPanda says:

    A $200 Gift Card is the best gift that I have ever received

  453. Ray L says:

    A hug!

  454. Carolien Burke says:

    A 3 speed Raleigh bicycle, what freedom,

  455. Grace Struthers says:

    My best gift was when my child surprised me and came home for Christmas.

  456. laurel k. says:

    http://twitter.com/#!/tomgirlbc/status/152419704428965888 have tweeted good luck to everyone Dec 29th

  457. laurel k. says:

    My best christmas present i ever recieved was a pair of Levis when I was in grade five, i think i still recall jumping up and down many times

  458. Heather B says:

    I can’t decide between my Nintendo at age 6 or my cat, Phoebe, 12 years ago!

  459. Daniel DeRoche says:

    My best Christmas present was two years ago on Oct 27, 2009 when my first child was born. BEST CHRISTMAS PRESENT EVER!!!

  460. Nick T says:

    A laptop

  461. Gudrun says:

    My best Christmas gift was Joe Jackson’s album ‘Jumping Jive’ – my whole family was up dancing to the music. So much fun!

  462. Xing says:

    My best Christmas present was a dog when I was 10!

  463. Brittany J says:

    A Kitchen Aid mixer

  464. shaz says:

    an aquarium kit

  465. donna chong says:

    When i was 12 all i got or Christmas was clothes….so my Dad took me out on boxing day and got me a game Chinese Checkers I was thrilled

  466. Petra says:

    A litebrite when I was younger!

  467. judy folk says:

    the best present i ever got was a kitty named Pebbles

  468. Holly Gilchrist says:

    When my hubby and I were dating he bought me a fishing rod and tackle box—in the tackle box was a make-up kit and perfume ๐Ÿ™‚ It was a very sweet and thoughtful gift! We have now been married for 8 years and have 3 lovely children!

  469. Boe says:

    week in Honolulu

  470. Shelley G says:

    My best/favourite Christmas gift I ever received was the Espresso maker my son gave me.

  471. Tiffany says:

    handmade knit toque and mitts. gorgeous!

  472. angela says:

    Nintendo 64 with Zelda it was so exciting when i was a kid!

  473. Puck says:

    Definitely a Kesler jersey from this Christmas.

  474. Cairine says:

    The best gift I ever received was an opal ring from my boyfriend.

  475. Gina says:

    A gorgeous leather jacket from my boyfriend and spending Christmas with his family

  476. Becky says:

    Best gift was 2 tickets to Wicked the Musical!

  477. Jeannette Laframboise says:

    The best present I ever received came from my mother 15 years ago. We had been out shopping for something for a family member’s birthday and I fell in love with an antique carved chest that was quite expensive but gorgeous. Clearly, she saw me drooling over it because at some point she purchased it for me. It was and is beautiful and now serves as my ‘coffee table’ with a cut piece of glass atop. I love it just as much as I did back then and it has even more sentimental value now as my mother suffers with severe dementia now and will never again remember how much I loved that chest…:-( Makes my heart break but it also makes me appreciate it more…Perhaps I may win and be able to take a nice photo of it for her and see if by chance she may remember. I sure miss her…Thanks for the opportunity to win such great prizes! Tis’ very generous of you! *~Happy New Year~*

  478. Jack Davis says:

    My best present I ever received was a “GOLD NECKLACE” which all of my family got together and bought me! I don’t know I can ever get anything better, or I want more!

  479. The best Xmas Gift I received was a Trip to the Bahamas!

  480. tania says:

    A race track when I was 12.

  481. rino says:

    A got a football when I was a kid and I thought that was the best gift.

  482. Cassie says:

    This year it was some money to contribute toward my tuition so I could finish my social work degree this year! ๐Ÿ™‚

  483. Iain M says:

    Just got a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1! Sticking it to Apple.

  484. Caitlin says:

    time with my family

  485. Jackie says:

    Best Christmas present? Re-discovering that, despite the material trappings of Christmas, it means nothing without people to share it with. Seeing my daughter for the first time in months since she moved to Toronto re-affirmed this. Sappy, but true!

  486. Kasey says:

    My best gift I ever received at Christmas time was a Nintendo, it was my first video gaming system and it brought me a lot of joy.

  487. sharon says:

    It’s not all that exciting, but a vacuum was a really great and much needed Christmas gift.

  488. Bill F says:

    My favourite golf driver…

  489. gail whitworth says:

    LAST YEAR my husband was fighting for his life. He had a 7 lb tumor removed from his leg. then in Sept. one from his lungs. He is my present.

  490. Arleen McConeghy says:

    I guess about 25 years ago I received a Kitchen Aid mixer and it has made so made healthy alternatives from baking bread, pizzas, muffins, cookies, grinding meat, etc. for our family.

  491. FOKXXY says:

    an ipod!!

  492. Christina says:

    Spending the holidays with ones I love is the best gift I could get.

  493. B J Nowak says:

    I love the Kobo I got this year!

  494. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    my best gift ever is now to be able to spend Christmas with my grandchildren here in Canada.

  495. Gerry says:

    nice camera not too complicated for me it would make a lovely gift for my granddaughter though. {wishfull thinking}

  496. parker says:

    My Dad used to always say right as I was opening a gift, “you better shake it to make sure its not a box of rocks.” And one year, I opened my gift (after shaking it), and it was a box full of individually wrapped rocks! it was awesome!!

  497. Cassandra says:

    This year I got a brand new set of pots and pans, hooray ๐Ÿ™‚ I can’t think of a better gift, but it could be the excitement of this year blocking all of the other years out.

  498. Cassandra says:

    Posted on Twitter:

    https://twitter.com/#!/cassycola/status/152545089988739074

    Thanks for the giveaway ๐Ÿ™‚

  499. Rosemary Breschuk-Chiu says:

    A Toshiba Thrive Tablet this year. I love the portability and speed of this device, a great complement to my desktop and my netbook.

  500. russel says:

    my new croc pot

  501. kimberly Drodge says:

    my best present was a new microwave, it was prefect because our other one copped out on us a day or two earlier.

  502. Shelley says:

    The best Christmas gift I ever received, was the day my Mom was able to get out of the hospital, after 6 months of being there, and join us for Christmas Day! That was the best gift ever!!!!!

  503. Kimberly Brett says:

    Best gift ever was my Corey Hart record!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  504. Von says:

    A nice watch ๐Ÿ™‚

  505. Christina Murray says:

    best present was luggage to go on a trip to Europe

  506. Karin says:

    The best gift ever was a trip back east to see my family.

  507. andrea mcpherson says:

    a date with a personal shopper

  508. Lynn says:

    A trip to Italy!

  509. Adil says:

    having my visa approved so i could travel and visit family.

  510. Mike says:

    Best gift was plane tickets for the next day to Mexico, heck of a morning

  511. Clifford says:

    The best Christmas present I ever got was my very own pair of hockey skates. Being the youngest I always had to wear hand me downs..One Christmas sitting under the tree were my first ever pair of skates that just belonged to me.

  512. Tammy Guy says:

    best gift just like the commercials Parents showing up christmas eve from across the country so I would not be alone for Christmas soooo magical it was a great surprise

  513. Grace says:

    Kitchen Aid mixer! ๐Ÿ™‚

  514. Marianne says:

    A Japanese-made kitchen set…

  515. Rose says:

    A spa gift certificate when I really needed some pampering

  516. Melissa says:

    a Tiffany necklace!

  517. Lalaynya says:

    The Best Christmas present I ever recieved was from my hubby, our first christmas together ( 12 years ago), he got me a FERRET!!! A few days before Christmas we were at the mall shopping, we walked into the pet store , I saw a ferret and told my hubby how I was afraid of them since I was a child. Well come Christmas morning he tells me to close my eyes and hold out my arms, so I do and when I open my eyes , I see a ferret looking at me. I drop the ferret and scream. Of coarse my hubby has no idea what is happening, he thinks I said I Loved ferrets and admits that he was not listening to me in the pet store. We kept the ferret and in the end Mr.Jangles ( my ferret) was the Best pet I ever had.

  518. Jay Lee says:

    Last year, when I got a bunch of little gifts; body mist, wallet, pencil case, chocolate.

  519. Sarah says:

    This Christmas I got a brand new niece! She’s my first and I am SO in love with her. <3

  520. ammyyy says:

    A Macbook Pro

  521. Elizabeth V says:

    Best gift ever was a Thumbelina doll when I was 5 years old. Still have her 50 years later.

  522. nighat says:

    best present would be a new niece who was born around the holidays.

  523. Anita H says:

    Best gift ever..was a puppy !!!!

  524. Laurie W. says:

    An Acer laptop with blu-ray drive from my boyfriend. It was, and is, awesome. So is he lol.

  525. Vaughan says:

    A vacation!

  526. Mary Warner says:

    My engagement ring.

  527. Lori Davis says:

    Best gift was this Xmas. I received a gift card from a friend & for the first time in few years I was able to buy my dear nephew a couple of Xmas gifts, bring him to lunch and share the afternoon picking out his gifts. I love to see a smile on his face. Well deserved. Happy New Year everyone ๐Ÿ™‚

  528. Salma says:

    A surprise dinner with the entire family

  529. Chista says:

    The best xmas present i received was my parents coming to visit me when i lived in mexico. Missed them very much.

  530. Adam says:

    I love London Drugs!!!

  531. Kam P says:

    Best gift I received for Christmas was the NES when I was 9 years old!

  532. Zoe says:

    One year I got a Nintendo DS & I loved it!

  533. Stephen Duke says:

    The best Christmas Present ever = spending a month in Costa Rica with my daughter

  534. Harpreet says:

    A foot spa for my tired feet!

  535. Jodi says:

    My favourite Xmas present this year wasy Sultra curling wand…since mine blew up in Europe this summer ๐Ÿ™ lol

  536. Siobhan Smeets says:

    My best Christmas present was my husband finding work.

  537. Christine says:

    Best Gift always comes from my Aunt. She gives me opportunities for higher learning by sponsoring tuition.

  538. Gayle says:

    Beginner ski lessons at Grouse Mountain.

  539. Cameron W. says:

    I really liked my monkey pillow this year.

  540. Khai Lam says:

    ps3 with racing wheel and game

  541. Jason says:

    My Mac ๐Ÿ™‚

  542. Stewart Rogers says:

    Possibly my Vancouver Canadians tickets.

  543. Jeremy W. says:

    Best gift was when my dad survived prostate cancer surgery and was with us to celebrate Christmas last year! by far the best gift ever!

  544. Sharla says:

    The Spice Girls dolls I got from my Grandpa. It wasn’t the single ones, it was the one that all 5 of them in the box. It was amazing!!!

  545. monika says:

    Best Present I ever Received:
    A himalayan kitten for me and my sister when I was 10. She was the best, we named her Baby.

  546. Anna says:

    iPad 2!

  547. Rafaela says:

    My best gift was spend Christmas with my parents.

  548. Andrea says:

    When I was 8 and I received a Glitter and Gold Jem doll! (many years later, I still have it!)

  549. mandy says:

    Marc Jacobs bag

  550. Richard says:

    New set of skis!

  551. Mette says:

    Weekend in a spa hotel :o)

  552. Ken says:

    One Christmas, I got to come home from an RCAF base in Germany and spend Christmas with my friends and family. There is no better present.

  553. Darren says:

    A memorial tree in a forest

  554. Jan says:

    My favourite gift was a donation to sustainable farming food security.

  555. Dora says:

    When I was a kid,a trip to the beautiful Bariloche, in Argentina, with my parents.

  556. Ken Denham says:

    6 years old and some how my dad managed to Hide and
    Make me a trainset in the basement that for me
    Was huge. Had a village and everything. Best
    Christmas present I ever got.

  557. Chris says:

    A Soren Kierkegaard finger puppet.

  558. I loved my Teddy Ruxpin! Best Christmas gift ever!

  559. Victoria Newstead says:

    My best Christmas gift was my acoustic guitar when I was 16! The gift of music, keeps on giving! Thanks for reminding me Miss 604 ๐Ÿ™‚

  560. Danny says:

    My girlfriend bought me a trip to hawaii and i bought hers so we can go together! Best gift ever!

  561. Valerie says:

    Best gift…Nintendo when I was 8!

  562. Ron says:

    A new winter coat…to myself!

  563. Dana says:

    Sounds funny, but it was a Cabbage Patch doll when I was a kid. My parents were very modest and frugal, and would have never bought me one (indeed, they bought me a kick-off the year before), but Santa — aka my grandparents — bought me and my sister the real deal.

  564. Julie says:

    A lego dollhouse from my uncle that I still have till this day!

  565. Dana says:

    Oops, I meant “knock-off”!

  566. Al Somani says:

    When I was 10, my mom got me a H-man (and the masters of the universe)Sword toy, and for about a year I would raise my arm in the air with sword pointed firmly to the sky and yell….”H-man power of greyskull!!!!!!!”

  567. Elaine says:

    A laptop

  568. Dara says:

    Instead of buying presents for each other, my two closest friends and I decided to use the money to go out for dinner with each other for the first time in months. This time was a cherished gif more than any trinket would have been!

  569. Paul B says:

    This Christmas some very special clients of mine gave me a trip to the Wickaninnish Inn in Tofino. The gift itself is amazing but the sentiment and appreciation behind it is what felt the best.

  570. Laura says:

    The best Christmas present I ever received was my “Wrinkles the Watchdog” stuffed animal for my first Christmas from my uncle. I still have it to this day ๐Ÿ™‚

  571. Cathy G says:

    This year I got a Cricut die cutting machine!! So excited to make cards

  572. Kris says:

    Honestly? Money. Because then I can go out and get things that fit me, or things I need. This year it’s going to be a new hiking pack and possibly a sleeping bag that packs down smaller. YAY!

  573. lisa says:

    a brand new tv for watching hockey!

  574. Tee says:

    The best Christmas present I ever got was a framed picture of a girl that I was in love with

  575. Teya Tamsen says:

    Apparently LD is Canadian so I will ALWAYS shop there first ๐Ÿ˜€

    Sure could use the Nikon Coolpix L120 Digital Camera; I have a camera w x4 zoom, LOTS of gorgeous
    birdies in our yard including Hummingbirds! I could really really really use a camera w zoom !!!

  576. Stel says:

    My mom’s best recipes!

  577. Inna says:

    tickets for a family trip to Punta Cana

  578. jane hinds says:

    Time off of school to spend with my family is all i ever need!

  579. Bohden S. says:

    Best Xmas present I got was an iPad

  580. Jo-Anne says:

    The very best was a Skipper doll (Barbie’s young sister) in 1967. My mom always told me that the dolls I saw on TV were only sold in the US so I spent weeks trying to figure out how she had gone all the way down to Bellingham without me knowing!

  581. Chris T. says:

    A weekend with my family at a ski resort.

  582. Aimee M says:

    My family’s reaction when I told them I was pregnant!

  583. Anna M. says:

    Love, from my family and friends.

  584. Tanya S says:

    The best gift was my stand mixer! -Easier to make everything

  585. Rosey says:

    A weekend getaway for 2

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