Where to Find the Perfect Hostess Gifts

The holiday season is packed full with events. Whether it’s an office party, a festive brunch, or a holiday dinner, your calendar is probably booked solid with seasonal events. Being a guest at one of these events is a nice position to be in. You don’t have to worry about the guest list, or the meal planning, or getting your home ready, that’s the job of the hostess. It’s especially nice to arrive with a hostess gift in hand, as a token of your appreciation for the invite. If you’re wondering where to find these types of gifts, here are some ideas for where to get the perfect hostess gifts.  Continue reading

12 Days of Christmas Giveaways!

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On the first day of Christmas, my true love sent to me, a Partridge in a Pear Tree.

Ahh, Christmas is so close! Do Christmas carols just pop into your mind automatically with the first snow fall? Do you have visions of sugar plums dancing in your head as soon as December comes around? Since we have two developments in Yorkville, Exhibit and 1 Yorkville, we really get into the holiday spirit thanks to the beautiful holiday windows and festive cheer displayed everywhere in the community. Walk by The Bay or Holt Renfrew and you can’t help but get excited for Christmas shopping!

Well, we got so excited we did do a little shopping – 12 days of gifts worth, to be exact! That’s right – our popular 12 Days of #BazisXmas Giveaways is back and it starts on December 4th, 2014! Continue reading

The Santa Claus Parade Through The Years

This weekend marks the official beginning of the holiday season, and that’s because of the 110th Annual Toronto Santa Claus Parade! We love the holiday season – the festive cheer everywhere, the holiday windows at Holt’s, the peppermint in everything from lotions to our drinks, and everything that comes along with the most wonderful time of the year.

This year’s Santa Claus Parade is on Sunday, November 16th and Santa is expected to arrive at 12:30 PM. The parade will then start from Christie Pits, head down Bloor, go past The ROM, turn onto Avenue, past the Eaton Centre, swing left onto Wellington and end at the St. Lawrence Market.

But for now, let’s go on a walk down memory lane and take a look at Toronto Santa Claus Parades over the years: Continue reading

Bazis’ 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways! CONTEST CLOSED

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Between the Holt Renfrew holiday windows and the twinkling lights lining Bloor St., the future home of our 1 Yorkville project is already in the holiday spirit, and now we are too!

So for 12 days, we’re giving away a different prize each day from attractions, shops and restaurants around the Yorkville neighbourhood.

Be sure to check back every day to see the prize that’s up for grabs, and how you can win it!

On the Twelfth day of Christmas, Bazis gave to me …

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