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Top Ten Most Popular Christmas Stockings for 2016

Top Ten Most Popular Christmas Stockings for 2016

Well, Christmas has come and gone...This year I was surprised at the top sold Christmas stocking this past Christmas was the "Cat Christmas Stocking".  I changed the stocking a little bit this past Christmas and added the stocking cap and ball of yarn. The cat can be made in different colors.  The stocking names that were applied to the cat Christmas stockings were pretty darn cute. Visit my post on "Names Applied to Christmas stockings this Past Season". The Dog Christmas stocking came in second... This stocking as always been a favorite, but again I was a bit surprised it...

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Names Applied to Our Stockings this Past Season

Names Applied to Our Stockings this Past Season

I thought it would be fun to keep track of the names that were applied to our Christmas stockings this past Christmas. Many were applied multiple times. Because my customers tend to buy for a new addition to the family, this list could possibly be names for a baby that was born sometime in the year before Christmas. The names for dogs and cats were so cute that I decided to include them also. If you would like to learn the top Christmas stockings sold, visit the "Top Ten Most Popular Christmas Stockings for 2016"...  Girls Boys Dogs Cats Hailee...

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When did Mrs Claus Join Santa?

When did Mrs Claus Join Santa?

It seems Santa was a bachelor until around 1849.  The first mention of Santa Claus having a spouse was in a short story "A Christmas Legend" by James  Rees, a Philadelphia Christian missionary.  The story refers to an old man and woman, but doesn't mention the woman as being Mrs. Claus.  The story is about a couple who are given shelter in a home on Christmas Eve.  The next morning an abundance of gifts are left to the homeowners. In 1851, Mrs. Claus is first revealed by  name in the pages of the Yale Literary Magazine. The author names Mrs....

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Ten Gift Ideas for Women

Ten Gift Ideas for Women

Here are some gift ideas any woman would love for Christmas.  I tried to keep them affordable, thoughtful and fun.  If you have any gift ideas that you would like to share, please comment below. Of course, these are great gifts for any occasion, not just at Christmas.  1. I don't know about you, but I love to be comfortable. Comfy pajamas paired with a matching robe and slippers is a great gift. Include a good book and a box of chocolates! 2. Nothing beats a bubble bath!  A basket full of bath essentials, along with an assortment of candles,...

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How to Choose Christmas Stockings

How to Choose Christmas Stockings

When it comes to finding Christmas stockings for your family, it can be overwhelming. There are so many Christmas stockings on the market, so how do you choose?  If you are looking for Christmas stockings that match, the best option is to find a company that has a large assortment available in the same design. This is particularly important when you need another stocking the following years, as your family grows.  I have had so many customers who, over the years, return to my site to let me know that there is a new addition to their family and they...

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