This year we’ve created a Budget Friendly Holiday Gift Guide 2019 with a little something for everyone.
We’ve wandered the store aisles pulling out items we feel are a good investment and can be paired easily with other items for simple gift giving within a budget. Gifts can be simple and affordable without breaking the bank. Good quality items go a long way like truffle salt and olive oil, parmigiano- reggiano and Italian chestnut honey, a bag of coffee and a new mug.
Browse our guide to see what our elves have picked for budgets of $15 and under, $25 and under and $35 and under.
Budget Friendly Holiday Gift Guide 2019
$15 and Under
Pair Sea Salt with Black Truffle with a bottle of good Italian olive oil or balsamic vinegar.
Out of town visitors love these Canadian Dish Towels Add a few scrubbies, Wet-Its or dish clothes, roll up and tie with a ribbon.
Ruby Chocolate is the new thing and Baci has it for a limited time. Add a dish towel and chocolate for your Secret Santa.
Rachael Ray Stock and Quick Cooking Soup is a lovely gift for someone living alone.
Panettone in a keepsake reusable tin offers a gift that continues to give.
New kitchen linens like these festive Dishclothes fit perfectly in a stocking. Add a few dish towels to the mix.
Italian Chestnut Honey given with a small wedge of Italian Parmesan cheese and a cheese server is simply divine.
A bottle of D.O.P. Olive Oil or White Balsamic Vinegar are also excellent options (not shown).
A bag of Lavazza Espresso and a coffee mug (not shown).
$25 and Under
Our Gluten Free Package includes cookies, crackers, Alberto’s All Natural Tomato Sauce and Scarpone’s Gnocchi.
Canova Panettone is an Alberta company and we love to support local. Available in chocolate or classic.
Beverages for your guests or hosts include Crodino, Schweppes Bitter Lemon, Sumol.
Proraso Men’s Personal Care items fit in stockings and add a European shave to the mix.
Coffee Mug, Wet-It and Baci Chocolates. They can all fit in the mug.
Holiday dish towels, a new coffee mug and Illy Espresso Capsules or regular espresso for the coffee lover.
Italian Organic Olive Oil, Gigi Pasta and Alberto’s All Natural Tomato Sauce is simple, yet elegant at the same time.
$35 and Under
A large wedge of Parmigiano-Reggiano used sparingly will last in your refrigerator. Remember to save your rinds and freeze them for soup.
Gift baskets come in a variety of sizes and prices. Check our selection throughout the store.
Pop a store Gift Card into a stocking or hand written card as a thank you or thinking of you gift.
Kitchen utensils are handy for even the simplest tasks like stirring soup.
Snack on Taralli, Parmigiano-Reggiano, Italian Chestnut Honey and Abruzzo Salami while watching Christmas movies.
Any of our Espresso Makers with a bag of coffee (not shown).
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