Lets talk about hitting it out of the park with Stockings. As a mom that is basically a right of passage. When you grow up, you get to know all the details and stay up late putting toys together and stuffing those socks.

The trick is to start with the orange, a big one. It fills the toe right up. Gives you a nice headstart to loading that bad boy up. I promise you are winning from the first moment.

So now that we have started off on the right foot (pun!) you are ready. For the lady/girl on your list you can’t go wrong with chocolate of any kind. I prefer milk chocolate so if I’m on your list please take notes. Nail polish, perfume, cozy socks and more chocolate. I’m not kidding. This is definitely an event where it is so acceptable to go heavy on the sweets. I’d say a good rule-of-tumb would be to keep my stockings at a 95/5 ratio, wouldn’t you think? 95% sweets and snacks and 5% gifts?

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  1. Annie December 22, 2017 at 1:25 pm - Reply

    These photos are beautiful!
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  2. Nicole December 22, 2017 at 2:00 pm - Reply

    You have the COZIEST home! And love all these ideas – especially the slippers!

  3. maggie December 22, 2017 at 3:20 pm - Reply

    Your house is so cute!!

  4. annaliese December 22, 2017 at 4:21 pm - Reply

    All of those treats you mentioned sounded amazing! Merry Christmas!!!

    xoxo A
    http://www.southernbelleintraining.com

  5. Mama in Heels December 22, 2017 at 5:34 pm - Reply

    Your socks are so cute…I need to get some of them 🙂

    Xo,
    Janise

    http://www.mamainheels.com

  6. Nicole Green December 22, 2017 at 9:23 pm - Reply

    Your house is an actual winter wonderland!! It looks out of a magazine.

  7. TORI johnson December 22, 2017 at 11:09 pm - Reply

    Such a besutiful home!

  8. Mandy December 22, 2017 at 11:56 pm - Reply

    Your home looks so festive! And what an awesome tip about the orange in the toe–I am totally going to try this! Happy holidays. xo

  9. leah December 23, 2017 at 9:23 am - Reply

    I always loved chocolates in my stocking, as a kid. Those look delicious

    xx Leah / http://www.eatpraywearlove.com

  10. Danielle December 23, 2017 at 10:41 am - Reply

    Your home is gorgeous!! I love all of the decorations.

    Keep Sparkling✨
    Danielle
    Sparkling Southerner
    Find me at : Instagram

  11. Elena Michelle December 23, 2017 at 12:16 pm - Reply

    your home is so so christmasy! i love your tree, and the stockings are darling. merry christmas!!

    xoxo, Elena Michelle
    http://www.anewyorkloveaffair.com

  12. Azanique Rawl December 23, 2017 at 6:42 pm - Reply

    I had no idea that LIDL had such great holiday gift options! I love your stockings and decor.

    -xo, Azanique | https://www.lotsofsass.com

  13. Liz December 24, 2017 at 1:50 am - Reply

    Your home looks so cozy! I love it!

    Liz

  14. Alicia December 25, 2017 at 2:28 pm - Reply

    Your house is beautiful! Merry Christmas!

  15. April Kusewicz December 26, 2017 at 11:07 am - Reply

    Your home looks so cozy Lauren, i always love your photos and those stockings are so cute!

  16. Ada December 26, 2017 at 6:38 pm - Reply

    I’ve never heard of Lidl before but it sounds awesome! Love your Christmas decor. It’s so stunning.

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