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11 Things In Ottawa For $25 Or Under To Treat Yourself To This Winter

Your wallet will thank you. 🤑

Just because you're feeling broke doesn't mean you can't spoil yourself. To help you treat yourself, we've gathered up 11 things to do in Ottawa that cost $25 or less.

Do you want to try something new? We found take-home pottery kits and dance classes to keep you entertained.

Or, if food is the way to your heart, perhaps a sinfully good box of brownies might just what you need. Have fun looking for an affordable way to make your day so much better.

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A Box Of Brownies

Price: Starting from $22.00

Why You Need To Go: Toro Treats will give you the ultimate sugar rush by delivering a box of brownies or cookies to your door. This bakery is known for making "deliciously sinful" delights. Even better, you can custom-make your own box full of drool-worthy desserts that you can pick up or have delivered on Saturdays.

Skate Through The Forest

Price: $12.00

Address: 16495 Sixth Rd., Moose Creek, ON

Why You Need To Go: Right outside of Ottawa is the perfect day-trip destination for adventurers. You can glide through a snow-covered forest that will have you feeling like you've entered a winter wonderland. Don't forget your skates!

A Boozy Butter Tart Kit

Price: Starting from $16.95

Why You Need To Go: Have a sweet tooth? The smallest size of this gift box comes with 200ml of Butter Tart moonshine and two butter tarts for you to enjoy at home. Eat (and drink) local this winter.

A Charcuterie Board For Two

Price: Starting from $25.00

Why You Need To Go: For an easy romantic date night, you can order a delicious charcuterie board loaded with an assortment of meats and cheeses. Gourmet Graze also offers boards for brunches and desserts. You could have a charcuterie board for every meal!

A New Cozy Shirt

Price: Starting from $25.00

Why You Need To Go: This local company has tons of playful sweaters and tees that you'll want to wear on repeat. If you work from home, you have even more reason to invest in cozy clothes. With phrases like "Coffee & Mascara" and "It's A Beautiful Day to Leave Me Alone," these tops are bound to be a hit in your next Zoom meeting.

A Frozen Margarita Kit

Price: $20.00

Why You Need To Go: You can skip going to the LCBO and pretend you are on a tropical beach vacation as you sip these yummy frozen margaritas. Ola Cocina Taqueria is tucked away in Vanier with a funky blue exterior. Apart from alcohol, this beloved Ottawa restaurant serves up delicious tacos, enchiladas, and even churros.

A New Plant

Price: Starting from $5.00

Address: 173 Preston St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: Adding a cute green plant is a fantastic way to make your living space feel like a lush oasis. Even if you don’t have a green thumb, Plant & Curio has plenty of low maintenance options to pick from. This local female-led business has been open since 2017, and a portion of monthly sales are donated to Ottawa's CHEO kids hospital.

Trying Berlin Street Food

Price: $12.00+

Address: 380 Bank St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: Wolf Down sells gigantic Berlin döner that will keep you feeling full for hours. The owner's husband is German, and the couple researched döner overseas before bringing the recipe back to Ottawa. If you're looking for an authentic version of this dish, you've come to the right place.

Nail Kit

Price: Starting from $10.00

Why You Need To Go: Fika Beauty is a salon in Kanata that's offering plenty of take-home kits if you want to treat yourself. They contain everything you need to give yourself a spa day at home. For example, the dip nail removal kit includes a nail file, buffer, cuticle pusher, pumice bar, toe separator, signature Fika oil and more.

Take A Dance Class

Price: $25.00

Why You Need To Go: There's no time like the present to pick up a new hobby, and dancing is one of the best ways to keep your spirits up. You can learn some moves from home with MOOV Ottawa’s online dance classes. There are new options weekly, so there is always something new to try.

Paint Your Own Pottery

Price: Starting from $10.00

Address: 1065 Bank St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: The Mud Oven is a ceramics business located on bustling Bank Street. You can unleash your inner Picasso and paint your own ceramic mug, plate, or planter. Instead of an in-person session, you can order one of their paint at-home kits and create a masterpiece in your kitchen.