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.
Kids and stockings go hand-in-hand; use this list of stocking stuffer ideas meant for the youngest ones in your family.