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November 23, 2019

Local Ottawa jeweller True Bijoux has been one of my go-to spots for years. I rounded up their best Black Friday deals starting at just $30!

November 13, 2017

Kickstart your Christmas shopping with the new Maker House Wish Book! One of you lucky peeps is gonna win a $150 Maker House shopping spree for a truly made in Canada Christmas. Contest is open across Canada!

December 20, 2016

This has been quite the month! On December 1st I launched my #613giftguide, and you folks went so bananas that I immediately started receiving requests for another one, and offers of amazing prizes from even more local businesses. 

So I launched...

December 12, 2016

Seems you folks love local! 20,000 of you entered my first #613giftguide (congrats to winner Tania W), and so far over 15,000 of you have entered my second one. Seems only right to reward you with a third! 

This final 2016 gift guide is HYPE...

December 6, 2016

You guys, I can't even. 10,000 of you entered my massive #613giftguide giveaway in just one day! I'm pumped that YOU'RE pumped for all things local, so I've put together another guide packed with great finds. And I've got a new giveaway with $1000 in...

December 1, 2016

December is here! Christmas is quickly approaching so I've put together my 613 gift guide to make your shopping both thoughtful and easy. There are so many great gifts right here in Ottawa, and I've found ideas for everybody and every budget....

November 12, 2016

This week I popped by Drake General Store to get a jump on my Christmas shopping, and boy oh boy, do I have a deal for you. Now through tomorrow night is their annual Friends & Family sale! Score 25% off all purchases of $100+ both online and in-stor...

December 14, 2015

Wowza. I thought you guys would be into my #613giftguide but HOLY SMOKES. On Friday alone over 1000 of you visited AmyIn613.com, and the blog comments, tweets, and Instagram posts just keep rolling in. I'm blown away. Thank you for being so awes...

December 11, 2015

Oh my gosh you guys. For the past six weeks I've been working on an all-local, all-awesome gift guide, and I finally get to share it with you today. I'm beside myself with excitement here at Amy in 613 headquarters! At Christmastime many of us have l...

November 23, 2015

Recently I stumbed on site called Scarlet & Julia, a new  Canadian beauty e-tailer out of Montreal. I was super impressed that this upstart company was already carrying a heap of my favourite brands, like Stila, Eve Lom, Jouviance, Cargo, and even th...

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