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What to put in stocking(end of bed) adult and ds

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kate1296 Tue 02-Dec-14 10:10:27

Hi all loving all these Xmas threads! What do you put in Los (ds is 2) ..also wanted to do dh a little one so any ideas for a few small bits would be helpful smile

Kahlua4me Tue 02-Dec-14 10:14:22

Bubble bath
Small game
Something funny. Have got whoopee cushions this year
Chocolate coins

Think that's about it!

LetThereBeCupcakes Tue 02-Dec-14 10:17:06

DH is getting:

Scratch card
Key finder (if I can find a decent one)
Christmas Socks
Small sudoku book
Chocolate orange

DS is two and will be getting:
Schleich animals
Play Doh
Small cuddly toy
Finger puppet
Chocolate Coins
Brio Train
Toot Toot Drivers Car

Hopefully Tue 02-Dec-14 10:47:38

The DSs (6 and 3) usually get things like:

- magic flannel
- small lego set
- key ring
- torch
- choc coins
- sticker book (I always regret this, as they are shit at peeling the stickers off so i have to help, but I think I just have stickerlarly incompetent children)
- satsuma
- pens/pencils/playdough/something crafty
- wooden ostheimer animal

DH and I generally do little stockings instead of big presents as we are perpetually broke and no one else gives us presents so it's nice to have something to open. I have bought for him in the past:

- whoopee cushion
- kitchen knife
- camping bottle opener
- frisbee
- new pens
- cooking utensils (he likes cooking)
- scratch card
- alcohol
- new hat/gloves
- cookery book
- moisturiser
- tickets to do things with the DC as he looks after them most weekends while I work so it's nice to have something treaty to do.

SteveBrucesNose Tue 02-Dec-14 14:08:50

DH always gets socks in his.

This year he's having mostly chocolate and sweet stuff, a money clip and a dvd

MummyPig24 Tue 02-Dec-14 15:57:19

I usually put in
Bubble bath
Little Lego kit
Sticker book
Story book
Little toys like cars

Ormally Tue 02-Dec-14 23:11:19

Mini cereal (great source of excitement for DC).
Comic with maximum amount of plastic freebies on front - this can be invaluable.
Bubble wand?
Helium balloon tied to it if you can obtain and hide it

Is getting giant gherkins (he loves them...)
Little trial pack of coffee
- and I'd better look at some other posts actually.

Littlemousewithcloggson Wed 03-Dec-14 00:11:18

Dds have a stocking on their bed and a Santa sack downstairs. Stockings this year have-
Frozen bracelet
Frozen bubbles
Frozen nail polish
Tube of Sweets
Magic flannel
Mini puzzle
Bouncy ball
Colouring set
And a small teddy to peep out the top

Littlemousewithcloggson Wed 03-Dec-14 00:14:17

dHs stocking has-
Chocolate orange
Keyring with kids picture on
New razor
Crossword book
Lip salve
A new wallet

eastmidswarwicknightnanny Wed 03-Dec-14 04:50:57


Choc orange
Iron man cufflinks
Bendy metal spoon
Lego simpsons surprise bag
(Can't remember other bits without looking)

Prev done blu Ray dvds just cheap ones, socks from pounder, pickled eggs, hankies

Fathertedismyuncle Wed 03-Dec-14 09:52:13

Shaving cream
Chocolate orange
Touch screen gloves

Paint marker pens
Soft toy
Sticker book
Play doh
Chocolate coins

Wolfbasher Wed 03-Dec-14 10:03:39

All 3 adults in our house are getting a miniature (5cl) Glenfiddich or Baileys in their stocking. To drink at 5am while watching the DC tear into theirs (stockings, not alcohol). Also some fancy chocs.

minipie Wed 03-Dec-14 16:30:27

Marking place! DD age 2 is getting her first stocking this year and I'm stuck for ideas, especially as she only recently had a birthday.

So far I like the sound of:

- Magazine with free tat toys
- Satsuma
- Mini cereal
- Something arty/crafty
- Puzzle

Off to google magic flannel, never heard of that!

minipie Wed 03-Dec-14 16:30:50

Oh yes and definitely stickers

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