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75 Stocking Stuffers for Women

75 Stocking Stuffers for Women

75 Stocking Stuffers for Women

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My husband is the best stocking stuffer-er ever!

Every year I have a stocking full of stuff I really enjoy using. I don’t know how he remembers everything.

From bath salts and scrubs to my favorite flavor TicTacs (I eat them like candy, it’s a little ridiculous), I am a fan of everything I pull out of my stocking on Christmas morning.

With the help of some of my tribe, I came up with a list of some great stocking stuffers!

 

  1. earrings
  2. purse holder bracelet
  3. Ashley Horner workout programs
  4. stemless wine glass
  5. gum
  6. TicTacs
  7. See’s Candy
  8. headbands
  9. personalized keychain
  10. hair rubberbands
  11. SpaFinder gift card
  12. Starbucks gift card
  13. slipper socks
  14. coffee mug
  15. travel mug
  16. cookie cutters
  17. Lipsense
  18. scented soap
  19. wine glass rings
  20. mini tool set
  21. Hawaiian scented shampoo
  22. Hawaiian scented conditioner
  23. bath bombs – I love these things. They work wonders on sore muscles!
  24. bath salts
  25. sugar scrub
  26. face mask
  27. weighted jump rope
  28. Victoria’s Secret gift card
  29. Soma gift card – for us top heavy mommies
  30. exfoliating gloves
  31. turby twist
  32. nail polish
  33. nail file
  34. wedding ring dish
  35. wireless earbuds
  36. perfume
  37. slim wallet
  38. Kohls gift card
  39. sticky notes
  40. tea infuser
  41. pens
  42. Magno Grip
  43. frilly underwear
  44. magnetic light
  45. book light
  46. bookmark
  47. pot clip
  48. paintbrush set
  49. compact mirror
  50. mini alcohol bottles
  51. personalized viewfinder
  52. fountain pen
  53. beanie
  54. mini umbrella
  55. coffee
  56. gun holster
  57. ammo
  58. gardening claws
  59. Fairy Berries lights
  60. paracord bracelet
  61. return address stamp
  62. EOS lipstick
  63. flashlight
  64. candles
  65. flavored popcorn
  66. hand sanitizer
  67. personalized photo magnet
  68. makeup
  69. lotion
  70. face lotion
  71. flip flops
  72. Bluetooth shower speaker
  73. apron
  74. magazines
  75. Target gift card

Happy Stuffing!

120 Stocking Stuffers for Men

120 Stocking Stuffers for Men

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Stocking stuffers used to get me. Every year.

I couldn’t figure out what to put in everyone’s stocking, so they ended up with just odds and ends of junk that wasn’t all that exciting.

On one hand, the cat and dog were thrilled with their cans of wet food and tiny toys.

And on the other…my husband said he was thrilled with his gum and toothbrush.

Yes, of course there were much better things in his stocking than just gum and a toothbrush. Much is an overstatement, though.

While he was stuffing my stocking with bath salts, cool exercise trinkets (yes, my fitness journey started way back then), and gift cards, he was getting goofy checkout line impulse buys.

But No More!

Over the years, I’ve perfected my stocking game. I have also kept a list of everything I’ve bought everyone for the last 8 years (I love lists. I’ll find any reason to make a list.).

If you’re anything like I was, this list will come in handy!

Happy shopping and stuffing!

 

  1. Arm Bar Soap (perfect for those athletes in your life!)
  2. Starbucks gift card
  3. BevMo gift card
  4. Working Hands lotion
  5. Bug light
  6. Fireplace lighter
  7. Pens
  8. Coffee scoop
  9. Boot warmers
  10. Hand warmers
  11. flask
  12. 100% Kona coffee
  13. gum
  14. Multi tool
  15. Bass Pro Shop gift card
  16. Why Do We Say It?
Get to Know Your Husband All Over Again

Get to Know Your Husband All Over Again

Sometimes we forget it’s the little things that make the biggest difference.

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When my husband and I first started dating almost 10 years ago, we talked about anything and everything. Nothing was off limits. We learned a lot about each other in a short amount of time.

Now that we’ve been married for years, and have 2 small, beautiful children, we don’t get as much time to just sit and talk to each other. The times we do get to start a conversation are usually interrupted when one of us has to yell things like, “stop poking your sister with a spoon!” or “no, do not get another Popsicle for you and your brother, you’ve had enough!” and “get off that table! If you reach for that chandelier you’re going to be in major trouble!”. Then, of course, there’s “what is he playing with? Is that POOP!? Oh geez, it’s poop”.

Let’s face it, trying to have a grown-up conversation is exhausting these days. By the time we’re alone, after the kids have gone to bed, we’re so wiped out that we can’t even think of anything to talk about.

But as the day goes on, there are moments here and there that we can all squeeze in a fun conversation. Getting deep doesn’t have to take hours or happen only over a candlelit dinner. You can ask these fun questions anywhere or anytime (almost!).

Date Night!

Date Night!

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I haven’t “dated” in nearly 10 years. What is there other than dinner and a movie!? Ugh, I feel old and boring. And tired, so very tired. I’m married, do I really need to date him? I mean, hook, line, and sinker… I’m done.

Wrong! You totally need to date your spouse! With all the things going on at home, it’s easy to get a little disconnected. It’s easy to feel unnoticed. And let me tell ya, talking to a 5-year-old all day, woo! Enticing conversation right there!

Cooking, cleaning, outside-the-home job. It all wears us down. We need the adult interaction. We crave the connection. The best thing about dates with my husband is the laughter. We can tell jokes and laugh about the silliest things without having to censor ourselves because little ears are always listening and little eyes are always watching.

Alwaaayyyysss Waaatchiiiing. Anyone else a Monsters, Inc. fan? My daughter just giggles and rolls her eyes when I say that to her.

Back to business…

Nothing puts a little fire in our marriage like a good date night, though. We have such a good time when we get out of our comfort zones to spend some time together. Don’t get me wrong, we come back all fired up from a dinner date, too, but there’s something about going on a rare adventure that just really hits the spot.

How (and Why) to Date Your Husband

How (and Why) to Date Your Husband

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Ladies, we all like to be wined and dined, right? Well, according to my husband, they like to be shown a good time too! A couple years ago we got into a bit of a tiff over him planning all our date nights. “It’d be nice if you planned something for me, once in a while!”

Yikes.

When was the last time I took him out? His birthday? Oh my, once a year? Well, I’m slipping!

He was totally right. I need to step up my dating game and make him feel like I still know him. I should be planning 50% of our date nights. I know what he likes to do, I know his favorite restaurants. Enough slacking!

So, with the help of my husband, I’ve come up with a guide to dating your husband!

“We’ve been planning dates since we were in our early teens. We’ve had to work out every detail. Now, we go to work and make decisions all day long, it’d be nice to come home and just be told what to wear, how much time we have to get ready, and just have everything already decided.”

The man makes a good point.

I completely understand what it’s like to go, go, go all day long and make every single decision and just be so done by the time dinner rolls around.