This vintage-looking china set is a fun, bright addition to any table (indoors or out!) It comes with four dinner plates, four salad plates and four bowls. $60 (from $80), Walmart.
This slow cooker holds almost 6 litres and is programmable. Set it to cook in the morning, and come home to a hot meal. $49 (from $90), Canadian Tire.
Use this classic Le Creuset casserole dish to prepare all sorts of hearty meals on the stovetop or in the oven. This one comes in a variety of sizes. $375 (for the 4.2-litre size, from $500), Hudson’s Bay.
This Oster blender has 18 speeds and blades made of stainless steel that can crush ice for all of your blending and pureeing needs. $40 (from $80), Best Buy.
Mini stand mixer
If you’ve been coveting a KitchenAid mixer, now’s your chance to get one on sale. This model is the mini, 3-litre-capacity mixer, with a tilt head for easy use. Also available in additional colours. $350 (from $550), Hudson’s Bay.