Gifts On The Go: His & Hers

Don’t know what to gift him or her for the holidays? At Much and Little, we’ve got a wide selection of fun and practical products that are perfect for the on-the-go man or woman in your life. Everything from tumblers to umbrellas to deodorant, we’ve got you covered to make your holiday shopping that much easier! Visit us in store today to browse through our wide variety of gift items.

Ideas For Him

These items capture everything that he would need to prepare for a day out and about. Talk about putting the fun in functional!

These ten items capture everything that he would need to prepare for a day out and about. Talk about putting the fun in functional!

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Featured in the photo:

  • Herschel Dawson knapsack
  • Baggu reusable tote
  • United By Blue t-shirt
  • Corksicle steel tumbler
  • Journal/planner
  • Ted Baker manicure set
  • Growler carrier
  • Activated charcoal deodorant
  • Leather key carrier
  • Aromatherapy spray – Rugged Gentleman
  • Blunt XS umbrella – Navy

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Ideas For Her

Keep her hydrated, refreshed, and inspired with these colourful essentials for the girl on the go.

Keep her hydrated, refreshed, and inspired with these colourful essentials for the girl on the go.

 

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Featured in the photo:

  • Fog Linen tote bag
  • Baggu reusable tote
  • XS Unified cuffed pom pom beanie
  • Corksicle stemless tumbler
  • Concept planner
  • Gold nail clippers
  • Everyday Oil
  • Hola natural deodorant
  • Booda Butter daily moisturizer
  • Aromatherapy spray – Good Morning Beautiful
  • Blunt XS umbrella – Red

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‘Tis The Season!

Ho ho ho! It’s December 1st and we’ve prepared a number of personalized gift boxes here at Much & Little just for you! These eye catching wooden crates full of assorted goodies are perfect for the holiday gift giving season. Whether you’re inspired by the artisan, man, woman, or lovely human in your life, we’ve got you covered. These thoughtfully chosen creations are sure to go fast!

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Curated Artisanal Gift Box

This beautiful gift box contains products that are characteristic of traditional methods of artisan-based production. Ideal for the kitchen and home!

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Price: $145.00     (Full retail value: $162.00)

 

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Contents:

  1.  Linen Tea Towel
  2.  Copper Cloth Set
  3.  Local Honey
  4.  Ceramic Honey Dipper
  5.  Palo Santo Wood Incense
  6.  Beeswax Candle
  7.  Local Caramelized Onion Jam
  8.  Gold Storage Tin
  9.  Honey Short Stack Recipe Book
  10.  Vancouver Island Fleur de Sel
  11.  Wooden Nail Brush
  12.  Sampling of Local Caramels
  13.  Wooden Crate

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Curated Gift Box for Guys

We’ve done the work for you! Come grab a versatile bundle of products suitable for that hard-to-shop-for man in your life.

Sale price: $110.00     Full retail price: $130.00

Price: $110.00     (Full retail value: $130.00)

 

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Contents:

  1.  Black Toque
  2.  Donut crew socks
  3.  Locally Made Pretzels
  4.  Small Batch Bitters
  5.  Log Cabin Burner + Incense
  6.  Stain Remover Stick
  7.  Locally Made Soap
  8.  Sports Quiz Game
  9.  Wooden Crate

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Curated Gift Box for Gals

She’ll love this gift box, we promise! It’s got everything a woman needs to indulge in some self care this holiday season and be ready to tackle the new year.

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Price: $145.00     (Full retail value: $162.00)

 

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Contents:

  1.  Cozy Wool Camp Socks
  2.  Silver Storage Tin
  3.  Sampling of Local Caramels
  4.  Craft Chocolate Bar
  5.  Local Coffee Body Scrub
  6.  Local Essential Oil Towelettes
  7.  Scented Soy Candle
  8.  Local Lip Balm
  9.  Local Small Batch Soap
  10.  Wooden Crate

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Gift Guide Part Four: For the Home

Here are some of our top picks of things to grace your live, work or play space!

 

Colourful, classic and hearty Bauer mixing bowls and butter dishes for the discerning baker or cook. Made in Los Angeles since 1910. $42.95 -$84.95

Colourful, classic and hearty Bauer mixing bowls and butter dishes for the discerning baker or cook. Made in Los Angeles since 1910. $42.95 -$84.95

 

Locally made rope storage trays and baskets from Coastal Craft are functional and aesthetically pleasing. $15 - $35.

Locally made rope storage trays and baskets from Coastal Craft are functional and aesthetically pleasing. $15 – $35.

 

Put together a sweet assortment of goodies to warm the home: giant latte mug from Eikcam Ceramics; napkins from Keephouse; single origin teas from Bee Raw; coaster set from James Steidle.

Put together a sweet assortment of goodies to warm the home: giant latte mug from Eikcam Ceramics $52; napkins from Keephouse $29 for a pair; single origin teas from Bee Raw $19.95 – $22.95; coaster set from James Steidle $30.

 

Simple and elegant hanging vase cast from an actual test tube. $48.95

Simple and elegant hanging vase cast from an actual test tube. $48.95

 

Brilliant storage jars made from recycled wine bottles with cork lids. $21 - $23

Brilliant storage jars made from recycled wine bottles with cork lids. $21 – $23

 

Simple subtle wall hanging of wooden feathers with cast bark detail. Handmade in Ontario by JB+DG. $148

Simple subtle wall hanging of wooden feathers with cast bark detail. Handmade in Ontario by JB+DG. $148

 

Polished brass trays in two sizes $22.95 - $36.95

Polished brass trays in two sizes $22.95 – $36.95

 

Gorgeous block print cotton rug (5'x8') $435

Gorgeous block print cotton rug (5’x8′) $435

 

Locally made porcelain jam jars (or planters or honey pots) from Eikcam ceramics. $52

Locally made porcelain jam jars (or planters or honey pots) from Eikcam ceramics. $52

 

Textured brass picture frames to capture your favourite images. $28.95 - $36.95

Textured brass picture frames to capture your favourite images. $28.95 – $36.95

 

Simple geometric hanging terrariums to house air plants or succulents make a beautiful statement in a window. Two sizes available. $62.95 - $76.95

Simple geometric hanging terrariums to house air plants or succulents make a beautiful statement in a window. Two sizes available. $62.95 – $76.95

 

Cosy and thick wool blanket /throw made in the USA by Faribault Woolen Mill. $225

Cosy and thick wool blanket /throw made in the USA by Faribault Woolen Mill. $225

 

Oven safe terracotta platters with subtle yet clever icons stamped in the sides. Beautiful as serving dishes or fruit/vegetable bowls. Handmade in the Pacific NW by Grain Design.

Oven safe terracotta platters with subtle yet clever icons stamped in the sides. Beautiful as serving dishes or fruit/vegetable bowls. Handmade in the Pacific NW by Grain Design. $54 – $110.

Gift Guide Part Three: For Him

We’ve put together a list of things for the men in your life. Those special guys who are sometimes so hard to buy for! Take a peek through – we hope you see something that just might make them smile come Christmas morning. xo

 

Made in Texas out of sustainable materials, spattered ties in three colourways will elevate his tie game. $115 each.

Made in Texas out of sustainable materials, splattered ties in three colourways will elevate his tie game. $115 each.

 

How about a sweet set of copper shot glasses! $46.95

How about a sweet set of copper shot glasses! $46.95

 

Locally made cedar cutting boards in various sizes and shapes from James Steidle. Also pictured is his carbon steel outdoor knife with copper details and leather sheath. Quality, function and beauty. Boards range in price from $35 to $250; knives are $190.

Locally made cedar cutting boards in various sizes and shapes from James Steidle. Also pictured is his carbon steel outdoor knife with copper details and leather sheath. Quality, function and beauty. Boards range in price from $35 to $250; knives are $190.

 

Key carrier from Orbitkey. Keep keys tidy and prevent jingling around. Will hold 2-7 keys and has a loop to hold a car key. $49.95

Key carrier from Orbitkey. Keep keys tidy and prevents jingling around. Will hold 2-7 keys and has a loop to hold a car key. $49.95

 

Handsome money clips for the man who doesn't want any fuss carrying his cash. Handmade in Santa Fe. $56.

Handsome money clips for the man who doesn’t want any fuss carrying his cash. Handmade in Santa Fe. $56.

 

Locally made growler carriers from Greff fit standard 64oz growlers. $90. They pair nicely with slim glasses inspired by traditional German beer tasting glasses. Short $10.95; tall $12.95.

Sturdy, locally made growler carriers from Greff fit standard 64oz growlers. $90. They pair nicely with slim glasses inspired by traditional German beer tasting glasses. Short $10.95; tall $12.95.

 

All natural skin care from Brooklyn-based Hercules Beard Co. Body balm, beard/mustache oil, shave oil and deodorant. $21.95 - $37.95

All natural skin care from Brooklyn-based Hercules Beard Co. Body balm, beard/mustache oil, shave oil and deodorant. $21.95 – $37.95

 

An extra large enamel mug for the guy who loves the outdoors. $32.95

An extra large enamel mug for the guy who loves the outdoors. $32.95

 

Handmade in Montreal by Dahls Craft, these aprons are perfect for the workshop, kitchen, studio, or garden. Made of heavyweight canvas and leather. $98 - $120

Handmade in Montreal by Dahls Craft, these aprons are perfect for the workshop, kitchen, studio, or garden. Made of heavyweight canvas and leather. $98 – $120

 

It's always handy to have a manicure kit on hand. This 5-piece set comes with a nice zip up case. $59.95

It’s always handy to have a manicure kit on hand. This 5-piece set comes with a nice zip up case. $59.95

 

A sturdy (and great looking) log carrier for the guy who spends a lot of time at the cabin and chops his own wood. Give him an upgrade from that plastic bucket. Made of heavy weight canvas with leather straps. $125.

A sturdy (and great looking) log carrier for the guy who chops his own wood. Give him an upgrade from that plastic bucket. Made of heavy weight canvas with leather straps. $125.

Gift Guide Part Two: For Her

Everybody has a special lady in their life – be it their mom, wife, sister, significant other, grandma, BFF, mentor… the list goes on. We’ve hand selected some gifts that will make her feel especially loved this time of year. Guys, listen up – this list is for you – don’t wait until the last minute! As usual, we’re on hand at the shop to help you put together something really special. We want you to feel as good about your purchase as she does receiving it. xo

 

Pyrrha talisman necklaces will always win favours! Each charm has a different symbolism and meaning. Design and made in Vancouver for over 20 years. Lots to choose from in the shop. Prices range form $154 to $233.

Pyrrha talisman necklaces will always win favours! Each charm has a different symbolism and meaning. Design and made in Vancouver for over 20 years. Lots to choose from in the shop. Prices range form $154 to $233.

 

Ultra soft oversized scarf for blustery days. Also available in grey mix. $95.

Ultra soft oversized scarf for blustery days. Also available in grey mix. $95.

 

Linen covered recipe boxes for the organized cook. Recipe cards included. $58.95

Linen covered recipe boxes with gold detailing for the organized cook. Recipe cards included. $58.95

 

Hand thrown mugs and bowls with delicate gold and blue dots make a thoughtful present. Made in Golden, BC by Kalika Bowlby. $46 each.

Hand thrown mugs and bowls with delicate gold and blue dots make a thoughtful present. Made in Golden, BC by Kalika Bowlby. $46 each.

 

Soft and supple open long cardigan in a deep moss green. Elegant and versatile. $260

Soft and supple open long cardigan in a deep moss green. Elegant and versatile. $260

 

The Radio Purse from Minor History is a great all purpose bag with a modern shape. Adjustable straps, brass hardware and plenty of room for all the essentials. Available in black or Carnelian leather. $235.

The Radio Purse from Minor History is a great all purpose bag with a modern shape. Adjustable straps, brass hardware and plenty of room for all the essentials. Available in black or Carnelian leather. $235.

 

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New styles of Tense wooden watches have arrived – large and small faces available. Made locally and always a lovely present. Styles range in price from $168 to $265.

 

Stay cosy and warm on those winter walks. Sweater by Day. $234.99

Stay cosy and warm on those winter walks. Sweater by Day. $234.99

 

Perfect for the lady who loves to entertain. Uncomplicated recipes and inspiration for food, cocktails and gatherings. Full colour photos on every page. $45.95

Perfect for anyone who loves to entertain. Uncomplicated recipes and inspiration for food, cocktails and gatherings. Full colour photos on every page. $45.95

 

Made by artisans in Santa Fe, New Mexico, these tuxedo knives make a sweet gift. Assorted patterns and colours. $68 - $74.

Made by artisans in Santa Fe, New Mexico, these tuxedo knives make a sweet gift. Assorted patterns and colours. $68 – $74.

 

Handwoven, fair trade towels make a thoughtful gift. They can also be used as shawls and throws. The photo doesn't do them justice! The texture and subtle slub in these are tell tale signs of a truly handcrafted item. We have other styles in the shop as well. For the lady who appreciates quality, timeless goods. $98.

Handwoven, fair trade towels make a thoughtful gift. They can also be used as shawls and throws. The photo doesn’t do them justice! The texture and subtle slub in these are tell tale signs of a truly handcrafted item. We have other styles in the shop as well. For the lady who appreciates quality, timeless goods. $98.

 

Help her stay organized with a 12-month agenda. Hardcover and organized monthly with plenty of room for important dates and notes. $45.95

Help her stay organized with a 12-month agenda. Hardcover and organized monthly with plenty of room for important dates and notes. $45.95

Gift Guide Part One: Under $30 (or thereabouts)

The shop is full of wonderful gifts for the special people in your life. Here’s a list of ideas for $30 or less (okay, one or two are a few dollars more), which would be perfect for secret-santa gifts, co-workers, or maybe just a last minute present if something unexpected comes up. These are just a few suggestions – there is so much more in store! Pop by and chat with our staff – we are always more than happy to help you choose the perfect gift. xo

 

Sweet bottle openers in a pineapple motif make a practical and festive gift. Available in copper or gold finish. $19.95

Sweet bottle openers in a pineapple motif make a practical and festive gift. Available in copper or gold finish. $19.95

 

A simple and beautiful beeswax bowl to house a tealight. Creates a gorgeous glow when lit (make sure you use the pebbles provided to insulate the bowl from the candle). A lovely way to add warmth to a room. $30.

A simple and beautiful beeswax bowl to house a tealight. Creates a gorgeous glow when lit (make sure you use the pebbles provided to insulate the bowl from the candle). A lovely way to add warmth to a room. $30.

 

Adorable wall calendar featuring Amelia Hedgehog in all her glory! $30.

Adorable wall calendar featuring Amelia Hedgehog in all her glory! $30.

 

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Handy cord keepers to help stay organized; choose from three different types of leather. $15.

 

Something to tease your brain with: fun games that anyone would enjoy. $12.95

Something to tease your brain with: fun games that anyone would enjoy. $12.95

 

Locally made scented candles are so cute. Choose from igloo or A-frame cabin. $28.95

Locally made scented candles are so cute. Choose from igloo or A-frame cabin. $28.95

 

Unisex, natural aromatherapy sprays for face, body, linens or gyms bags. $28.95

Unisex, natural aromatherapy sprays for face, body, linens or gyms bags. $28.95

 

Warm your home with the lovely scent of natural incense in one of these ceramic holders. Choose from cabin or longhouse. $18.95.

Warm your home with the lovely scent of natural incense in one of these ceramic holders. Choose from cabin or longhouse. $18.95.

 

Carry-on cocktail kits for the jet setter! $29.95.

Carry-on cocktail kits for the jet setter! $29.95.

 

For the quirky person on your list. A fun cartoon book musing about pop culture, relationships and the hilarious side of foodie subculture. $24.95

For the quirky person on your list. A fun cartoon book musing about pop culture, relationships and the hilarious side of foodie subculture. $24.95

 

Fun toques with faux fur pom-poms to stay warm and look cute at the same time. $34.

Fun toques with faux fur pom-poms to stay warm and look cute at the same time. $34.

 

A tea towel and calendar in one! Would make a sweet wall hanging too. Made in Nova Scotia. $27.

A tea towel and calendar in one! Would make a sweet wall hanging too. Made in Nova Scotia. $27.

 

 

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Bondi Laces: not your run-of-the-mill shoelaces. Tipped with silver, gold, or rose gold coloured caps these will dress up your favourite oxfords, boots or sneakers. And for each pair sold, Bondi laces contributes to providing education for children in need. $22 – $24.

 

 

Fun and colourful hand painted wall charms to add playfulness and positivity to your space. $23.95 - $34.95

Fun and colourful hand painted wall charms to add playfulness and positivity to your space. $23.95 – $34.95