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UsedBlog staff share their gift picks! And you can win them!

It is holiday (and contest!) time. The cookie exchanges have started. Our calendars are filling with parties. The trees are getting decorated.

Here at, we are trying to focus on enjoying the experiences that the season brings instead of the stuff! So our staff have provided their recommendations for experience gift-giving ideas and suggestions for things to do with your family over the break (if you are lucky enough to get one!).

Even better? This week, we will give away each of our staff gift picks to one of our awesome fans! Starting Monday December 11th, 2017, we will be choosing a winner EVERY day for one of our favourite gift giving ideas. The contest will be super simple, all you have to do is be following our facebook page here and participate in the contests when you see them!


Here are our TOP four gift ideas recommended by our staff!

Nicki recommends you grab a Victoria Royals Holiday Pack!

David loves catching a movie at Landmark Cinemas!

Scott takes his daughter to Ballet Victoria’s “The Gift” each season!

Dustin doesn’t let holiday goodies stop him from enjoying Empire donuts!


Here our staff’s TOP six picks for fun things to do over the holidays! And most are FREE!

Gina likes to browse handmade gifts at Last Chance Christmas Craft Show

Lacey recommends heading to the Bay Centre for the Festival of Trees.

Shawn and his son like the holiday lights and skating at Butchart Gardens.

Laurel recommends checking out Father Christmas at the Royal BC Museum.

Kelsey likes taking her son to see the trees at Esquimalt Rec Centre!

Brennan suggests admiring the incredible Gingerbread Showcase.




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