How to Pick the Perfect Stocking Stuffer

With these helpful tips, you'll put Santa to shame.

You will need

  • Motivation
  • Creativity

Step 1 Research Take note of the recipient’s interests and preferences, which will go a long way in making this stocking stuffer one they’ll remember.

Step 2 Lifestyle stuff Get small but necessary items for the recipient’s lifestyle. Kitchen accessories, office gadgets or school supplies, music, and sports gear are all good choices.

Step 3 A real gift Include a “real” gift; stockings aren’t just for odds and ends. They’re a great place to give jewelry, personal electronics, tickets for concerts and sporting events, lingerie, and more.

Step 4 Gift cards Give gift cards, and remember, they’re not just for restaurants and clothing stores.

Step 5 Complement another gift Include an accessory that complements another gift. Above all, have fun and enjoy the time-honored tradition of hanging holiday stockings.