All About Christmas Stocking Stuffers

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Although we are no longer selling Christmas Stocking Stuffers (why?), we are ready to equip you
with the best stocking stuffer ideas anywhere. We're experts - we'll make it easy!

Best Places to Buy Stocking Stuffers

We've found our best stocking stuffer ideas at the following stores (or type of stores):

  • Discount Stores, e.g. Target or Wal-Mart (especially the $ spot and the travel-size toiletry sections)
  • Dollar Stores
  • Cost Plus World Market (great source for sample-size specialty food items)
  • Boutique Toy Stores (these may sell the nicer $2-$3 stocking stuffer toys, plus games, balls, action figures, magic tricks, mini musical instruments)
  • Drug Stores
  • Grocery Stores
  • Pet Stores
  • Girls' Jewelry Stores, e.g. Claire's
  • Department Stores, e.g. Macy's, Mervyns, Kohls (for gloves, chenille socks, coin purses/wallets, accessories, underwear, luggage tags)
  • Craft Stores, e.g. JoAnn's Fabrics or Michael's (for great pens, paints, beading kits, sewing notions, rubber stamps, scrapbooking accessories)
  • Sporting Goods Stores (camping gear, fishing tackle, keychain thermometers, golfing accessories, water bottles, healthy snacks)
  • The Car Wash or a Car Parts Store (air fresheners, visor mirrors, tire pressure gauges, flashlights, bungee cords)
  • Bed and Bath Stores, e.g. Bed Bath and Beyond or Linens and Things (kitchen gadgets, small cookbooks, bath/spa items, gourmet candy/food, gourmet tea, candles, spices)
  • Book Stores, e.g. Borders, Barnes and Noble, or your local book shop (tiny books, bookmarks, book holders, book lights, magnifying glasses, journals, diaries)
  • Stationery Stores (notecards, art supplies, calculators, stickers, magnets, desk supplies)

MORE great ideas are on the way, so check back soon!


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