By Tracy ChappellUpdated Apr 04, 2017
What will Santa leave in Anna and Averyâ€™s stockings this year?
I love stockings. They are my favourite (material) part of Christmas. My parents were master stocking stuffers and opening that sock full of surprises was often the highlight of Christmas morning for me. I can’t recall exactly what they put in them, I just remember the stuff being unique and fun and personal.
Naturally, I want my kids to think Santa rocks too. We only let them ask Santa for one gift. It’s mostly because my kids don’t need anything and I want them to think hard about one thing they really, really want; but it’s also because I’d rather focus on stuffing an awesome stocking.
Stockings are expensive though. I don’t mean we put lots of high-end expensive things in them, but it really adds up, so like all my gift-shopping, I keep my eyes peeled all year round.
My strategy is a combo of:
Your turn! What do you put in your kids’ stockings?