Stocking Stuffer Ideas

December 16, 2011

Stockings hung on a fireplace mantle.Tired of the same old stocking stuffers? Here's a horse of a different color idea. Instead of using a traditional stocking why not use something entirely different.


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December 1, 2006

Looking for stocking stuffer ideas? What is everyone putting in their family's stockings this year for Christmas?

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December 19, 2011

In the excitement of keeping up with early risers on Christmas morning, and getting ready for other company, breakfast might be neglected or delayed. How about stuffing some quick breakfast items in the stockings just before you go to bed Christmas Eve night?

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December 12, 2017

I made dryer balls for my 3 adult girls and decided to wrap them to look like snowmen, just for fun!

Dryer Ball Snowman Stocking Stuffer - snowman's head peeking out of stocking

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November 13, 2018

I love recycling paper into usable things that I need. When I am thinking of gifts to give to others - my first thought is to ask myself whether this gift would make me happy.


This little adorable memo pad certainly would make me happy ;)

Notepad Stocking Stuffers - wrapped notepad

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October 9, 2013

Bath and Body Works (hand sanitizer, bath salts, shower gel, soap, candles), warm and cozy socks, jewelry, a movie or fave TV series, a CD or iTunes card

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December 1, 2006

I do one of two things each year for my family for Christmas (especially my grandchildren). I make a homemade ornament of some sort and send them early so they can enjoy them on their tree during the holiday season.

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December 18, 2013

I stuffed my wife's stocking with a lot of cool things like: a wallet, her favorite type of candy, body wash, hand made romantic certificates, a bath sponge, a bag of rose petals, candy canes, Christmas card, little wrapped boxes, and a ring.

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December 24, 2004

I used to feel a real anti-climax when at the end of Christmas my children would be gloating over their presents and little treats in their stockings and I end up feeling feeling left out, even though I had presents from my hubby or children.

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December 16, 2004

Post your favorite stocking stuffer ideas.


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November 13, 20040 found this helpful

Batteries make great stocking stuffers!

By this time of year September's school supplies are running down. Fill stockings with supplies like pens, pencils and glue sticks.


By Linda

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By Debra in Colorado (Guest Post)
November 14, 20040 found this helpful

Here is my favorite ideas for stocking stuffers I always put in a orange. This keeps my young grandsons happy until I can make breakfast. For my girls I always try to find nice fuzzy slipper socks so they can put something warm on their feet first thing. My guys I usually fill their stockings with small items such as a little travel bottle of cologne and other men's travel items. Every one gets a new toothbrush and I also give my daughter's new journals every year. My oldest Daughter loves to read so I try to stick a small book in her stocking with a new bookmark. There are so many ways to make bookmarks that I can give her a new one each year with out having to make the same thing twice. If I send a stocking to a grownup far away I always put some cards and envelopes with personalized address labels made on my compuiter. Hope this gives you some ideas

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By Heather (Guest Post)
December 1, 20040 found this helpful

well, I am a 27 yr old married woman and these are some things that are usually in my stocking that I always appreciate;
nail polish
nail files


bath stuff (new loofah and pouf, bath gel, bubble bath etc.)
ditto on the fuzzy socks!
little box of chocolate
different vareities of tea or hot chocolate
paperback novel

hope that gets ya going!

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By allison (Guest Post)
December 10, 20040 found this helpful

panties are great
picture frames
phone cover
make up

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By Staci (Guest Post)
December 22, 20040 found this helpful

Things I love to get in my stockings:
more fuzzy sox
lip gloss
bath salts
scented bath beads
body lotion
certificate for a massage or facial

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By Karina (Guest Post)
February 19, 20050 found this helpful

i could do with a new pair of Black Tights..!!! ok mum..?

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August 17, 20050 found this helpful

I like to go to the dollar stores to find stocking stuffers. It's amazing what you can find for just $1.00

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By Amy (Guest Post)
October 9, 20070 found this helpful

Well every year since I was about 13 I would get:
-Orange Chocolate
-gift certificate for a manicure
-journal with a pen
-disposable camera


-a rain check book
the rain check book was probably my favourite because my mum would make then herself and give them to my brother and sister and myself and they would say like "15 minute massage" or "free bedroom cleaning" or as we got older "borrow the car for a night" just fun things like that I really enjoyed so maybe your kids will too and here's another idea, when I was pregnant my mum and my aunts would make little booties and knit up little jackets or face cloths for my daughter I loved them!

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November 29, 20070 found this helpful

Here is a great idea. It really wouldnt fit well in a stocking, as it is very long in height, but I paint stars on ceilings for folks that live close by (I also can paint them on poster board). Just look outside and lok up at the sky, thats what the ceiling will lok like, even on a poster board when I get through. It will be the size of a skylight you would purchase, shipped in a cyclinder, but not "mega costly, for the person who has everything already, and the frugal shopper.

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