Lore has it that long ago, Dutch children would leave shoes out for St. Nicholas to fill with goodies; that is, until Washington Irving wrote a story in 1809 describing how children would hang stockings out instead. The Dutch, being quick to recognize a trend, changed their custom.
Keep the tradition alive by filling someone's stocking with one of these nifty gifts.
Find our stocking stuffer list below for adults and on the following page for kids.
- Address/date book
- Bath salts and spa items
- Camera memory card
- Card games
- Cell phone or accessories
- Chocolates and candy
- Gift certificates
- Golf balls or other hobby goodies
- iPod case
- Kitchen items, such as a spatula
- Magazine subscription
- Picture frame
- Scarves and gloves
- Snow globes
- Stationery or note cards
- Tickets to a concert or sports event
- Two-dollar bill
Continued on page 2: Stocking Stuffers for Kids