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Celebrate Canada 150 in Style with The Store Upstairs

Celebrate Canada 150 in Style with The Store Upstairs

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July 1st is coming, and this year marks 150 years since Canada became a confederation.  In fancy words, 2017 marks the sesquicentennial anniversary of Canadian Confederation (we really just wanted an excuse to say sesquicentennial).  We're so honoured to live in the land of majestic scenery, Slurpees, maple syrup, and public health care and, while Canada's beginnings are complicated and conversations are happening around what work needs to be done to improve even more, we're excited to see what the next 50 years bring!  To show off how much you love Canada, we have some great merchandise in stock at The Store Upstairs!  Pop in this week for best selection and be ready on July 1st with your maple leaf pride.   Hats Protect your head from the sun while…
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Earth Friendly Candles at The Store Upstairs

Earth Friendly Candles at The Store Upstairs

Editor's choice, Featured, Gift Ideas 🎁, Shopping
Warm nights may have you wishing for better ambience.  Indoors or out, adding candles to your evening can really brighten up the room!  But did you know that many candles contain ingredients that are harmful to our environment?  Luckily, The Store Upstairs carries many earth-friendly options made from natural ingredients, like soy.  They smell delicious, last for a while, and give an instant boost to your space.  Here are some of our favourite brands. Earth Luxe Made from soy and boasting delicious scents like Glacier, Sea Breeze, and Mimosa & Cardamom, Earth Luxe candles will cloak your senses in pure, heavenly delight.   WoodWick WoodWick candles are made of a high-quality soy wax blend to produce a slow and clean burn.  The medium jar candles will last for 60-100 hours!…
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Father’s Day Gift Ideas at The Store Upstairs

Father’s Day Gift Ideas at The Store Upstairs

Featured, Gift Ideas 🎁, Men's Products 👱, Shopping, The Modern Man
As we mentioned in our last post, Father's Day is coming up quickly!   At the Store Upstairs, we stock great gifts year round, so we're always a good bet for anything you're celebrating!  From clothing to accessories, barware to seasonings, toys to colouring books—we've got the diverse and unique selection to make us a truly one-stop shop.  If you're still pondering your choices for Father's Day, we've got some suggestions to make it easier!   Canada 150 Hats Show your Canadian pride, help celebrate Canada 150, and get Dad a memorable gift in one go!  These Canada-inspired hats are great quality and very fashionable.  Pick your favourite for an instant hit.   Barware Beer growlers, rum rollers, and other barware of all kinds!  Perfect for the Dad who enjoys…
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Great Gifts for Dad: Our Shave Selection

Great Gifts for Dad: Our Shave Selection

Featured, Gift Ideas 🎁, Men's Products 👱, Shopping, The Modern Man
Father's Day is coming up on June 18th, 2017 and it's time to start thinking about that perfect gift.  And, just like always, The Store Upstairs is your go-to for all things Dad.  We carry all the things that dads love—ties, socks, sportswear, underwear, dress shirts, activewear, pajamas, colognes, skin care, and more!  You won't be hurting for inspiration with a visit to us, making this Father's Day and easy, effortless experience.  We've highlighted beard care before, and today we're going to focus on our top-quality shave selection to get those idea wheels turning.   Beard         For an ultra-soft and perfectly manicured beard, try Urban Beard's shampoo bar, cleansing conditioner, and beard oil.  Or try out Bluebeards Original wash, conditioner, or intensive repair lotion.  Beards do so…
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Head Outside!  Outdoor Toys & Games at The Store Upstairs

Head Outside! Outdoor Toys & Games at The Store Upstairs

Editor's choice, Featured, Gift Ideas 🎁, Health & Fitness 💪, Shopping
Let's face it.  This is Canada, and summer in the prairies just won't last very long.  It is, therefore, our humble opinion that you should take advantage of the warm days while they are here.  Need inspiration?  We've got you covered!  The Store Upstairs has a bunch of outdoor toys & games to keep you busy.  Whether you're out camping, at the lake, or just hanging out in the yard, come find the perfect activity to keep you occupied.   Bubbles and Balloons Let's start with the classics.  Big bubble wands, rapid fill water balloons, water guns, and frisbees will make for perfect afternoons in the sun.  Don't forget to stock up on refills!   Throw and Catch Toss a ball back and forth, take a swing with a bat,…
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Fairy Gardens—Create Magic with Pharmasave On Centre

Fairy Gardens—Create Magic with Pharmasave On Centre

Editor's choice, Featured, Gift Ideas 🎁, Shopping
You're probably well on your way to having your vegetable and flower gardens sorted out by now (if not, check out our garden post for some awesome ideas on how to take your garden to the next level).  And while that's absolutely fabulous, you might be feeling like you're missing something a bit more whimsical from your outdoor entourage. Enter the fairy garden.  Perfect for kids and still totally acceptable for kids-at-heart, fairy gardens are miniature villages of magic.  According to fairygardening.com, a fairy garden is "..a miniature garden complete with structures and actual living plants.  It is designed to give your green thumb a place to tend year-round and to lure fairies and, with them, good luck to your home.  It’s a tiny space created and tended with love. …
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Summer Dresses for Any Occasion at The Store Upstairs

Summer Dresses for Any Occasion at The Store Upstairs

Dresses 💃, Fashion, Featured, Shopping, Women's Products 👩
Camping season has started, we're getting closer to the last day of school for the year, we're finally seeing rain instead of snow (well, mostly)—summer is almost here!  The season of sunny days, warm walks, and drinks on the patio.  This year, do all your favourite summer activities in the perfect summer dress.  You'll have fun and look great doing it! As you probably know from our past designer features, The Store Upstairs has a huge selection of spring and summer fashion to fill that wardrobe up for the season.  Here's a taste of some of the options you'll find when you visit us.     COCO & tashi   This fun polka dot dress is perfect for day or night!  Pair with a blazer for a playful but professional…
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Epsom Salt for Your Body and Your Garden!

Epsom Salt for Your Body and Your Garden!

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Most people are aware that Epsom salt can be great in the bath to help with muscle aches and pains, but did you know it is also fantastic for your garden?  Pharmasave on Centre is featuring our 2kg bags of Epsom salt at a stellar price of $4.99 each from May 15th to May 30th.  With prices that good, you can pick up as much as you need for each one of the salt's amazing uses!   Muscle Aches & Pains The most commonly known benefit, Epsom salt dissolved in a bath can be fabulous for sore and tired muscles. Soothe your tired feet, ease stiffness after a long day's work, and soak sore muscles so you can pick life back up where you left off.  Throw a cup or…
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Mother’s Day: 20 Gift Ideas for under $20

Mother’s Day: 20 Gift Ideas for under $20

Editor's choice, Gift Ideas 🎁
    We're two days away from celebrating your mom, and you might still be scrambling for a gift!  Pharmasave on Centre and The Store Upstairs wants to help you out, regardless of your budget.  So smash open that piggy bank and head on down to find the perfect gift for both Mom and your wallet!  To help inspire you, here are twenty gift ideas for under $20!   Flowers, Candles, Cards, and Tea   [gallery columns="4" size="medium" link="file" ids="7877,7886,7881,7879"] Never underestimate the power of a card!  But if you want something a little extra, pick up a beautiful flower, scented candle, or tin of tea.     Signs and Tags [gallery columns="4" size="medium" ids="7882,7892,7884,7896"] For the garden or wine lover in your life, or just in case Mom needs…
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Gift Ideas for Mom: Essential Oils and Salt Lamps

Gift Ideas for Mom: Essential Oils and Salt Lamps

Editor's choice, Featured, Gift Ideas 🎁, Shopping
Still looking for Mother's Day gift inspiration?  Or maybe you just want to treat yourself - we support that, too!  Pharmasave on Centre has suggestions that will appeal to your more natural side.  Bask in the aromas of essential oils, useful for helping with a multitude of complaints like stress, headaches, and energy (don't forget to check with a health professional!).  Or invest in a salt lamp and enjoy the soft ambiance that its light emits - creating a warm, calm space.   Essential Oils     Peppermint for a headache, lavender to help calm, thieves for illness.  There's an essential oil for pretty much everything!  And with several quality, therapeutic-grade brands at reasonable prices, you can pick a few to help better your day.  And as essential oils are…
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