I'm going up to Vancouver for the weekend soon and find myself with a bit of a clothing budget and a favorable exchange rate. I don't shop at the same stores as my woman friend up there due to differences in taste and size range, and my other woman friend there is off at a meditation retreat so I can't ask her. Given the preferences below the fold, where should I shop for clothes and shoes? [more inside]
The title says it all! Last-minute day trip across the border and back, and we're finally hitting this magical place called Trader Joe's. What are your recommendations for border-crossing-approved items from TJ's?
Bad friend: I forgot to buy a birthday present for my Canadian friend. I am in the UK. I would like to be able to give her something today. I have a debit card, a credit card, Paypal and the internet. I'm thinking that a voucher would be good, but for example, can I buy an amazon.ca voucher for her? Can she use an amazon.com or .co.uk voucher in Canada? What other vouchers are there that will allow me to pay from the UK? [more inside]
Canadian-stores-suck filter: Looking for a cute and yet athletic tankini-style swimsuit. Problem? I'm super picky and I need to try it on. [more inside]
Online sex toy vendor recommendation? Difficulty: must be located in Canada as I'm not willing to sign for this kind of package sent through customs irregardless of the discreetness of the labelling. [more inside]
Why would someone from Canada drive to Maine to buy a turkey? [more inside]
I want to make something special for my mother's upcoming birthday. I've been looking around and I got inspired to make a cake with rad decorations on it. I've got a few questions tough, namely regarding icing, and I'd love some pointers. [more inside]
Buying a new desktop computer for gaming, programming and photography, in Canada. [more inside]
How does buying things online from the US work, now that I live in Canada? What's the catch? [more inside]
Why is online shopping so poor in Canada? Know of any good men's online shops? [more inside]
Where in Ontario, Canada can I get some size 14 rain boots? [more inside]
Where can I buy electronics online (a cordless telephone specifically) and ship directly to Canada? I tried a few websites: the US based ones don't ship to Canada, and the Canadian ones don't take a credit card with US billing address... Obviously I am in US.
What nummy items should I ask my SO to bring back from Canada? [more inside]
Recommendations for places to buy good quality, reasonably-priced men's clothing in Vancouver? [more inside]
Calling all Canadians! My limited free and work time is being sucked up by really trivial purchasing problems. How does one efficiently shop online in Canada? More importantly, where? [more inside]
I need to buy new boots. Requirements: comfortable (I'll be wearing them 70-100 hours a week), medium grippyness (Canada has all this frozen water half of the year), shinable, black, plain looking. I'd like to avoid spending much more than C$200. [more inside]