Over the Garden Fence - Gardening Forums

bby stocking stuffers

Pull up a chair and grab a cup of Java for a cozy chat about what's on your mind and what's happening in your neck of the woods. This is a strictly for fun non-gardening topics.

bby stocking stuffers

Postby jazz » Dec 04, 2008 7:49 pm

My dil should deliver her first baby before Christmas. Any suggestions for a stocking stuffer. Trying to get away from dollar stores if possible.

The baby will be a boy. Thanks for help. jazz
User avatar
Posts: 622
Joined: Nov 14, 2006 8:53 pm
Location: St. Nicolas, Quebec, near Quebezone4b city

Re: bby stocking stuffers

Postby B_BQ » Dec 04, 2008 7:57 pm

I've not had a lot of experience with newborns for quite a long time! :shock:
Just a suggestion: What about a lovely basket filled with all sorts of goodies, i.e. talcum powder, diapers, cleaning swabs, creams, rain-checks for baby-sitting, and loads of other things I am not familiar with!
Also, a gift certificate for 'Mom' to get her hair done, or a pedicure/manicure.
Hope this gets the ball rolling!
Zone 5b
South/Central Ontario

Every day may not be good, but there's something good in every day
~ Author Unknown
User avatar
Posts: 6853
Joined: Nov 14, 2006 1:59 pm
Location: Bay of Quinte, SE Ontario Zone 5a/b

Re: bby stocking stuffers

Postby Sheikea » Dec 04, 2008 8:55 pm

Oh fun babies first stocking..You know as a mom I always found it was very nice to get the extra nessacities of shampoo,body wash,lotion,socks,diaper rash cream,q-tips,baby powder and oil,stuff like that then throw in something that baby can put in his mouth when he starts to teeth like orjel teething rings,chewy rattle..ect.. :)
User avatar
Posts: 1101
Joined: Mar 11, 2008 6:51 pm
Location: Red Deer Alberta,3A ZONE

Re: bby stocking stuffers

Postby Pansy » Dec 04, 2008 11:20 pm

What about his first sippy cup....& maybe a silver spoon.Go to a shoppers drug store &

slowly walk the baby isle.Make sure any plastics are a 1..2..or..5.So are safe for baby.
Zone 5 B
User avatar
Posts: 1381
Joined: Nov 14, 2006 10:24 pm
Location: Brantford Ontario

Re: bby stocking stuffers

Postby Eeyore » Dec 05, 2008 1:19 am

Soothers, socks or booties, mittens, bibs..... Make sure to buy only quality soothers such as NUK or Playtex.
AB, Zone 3A
“Those who say it can't be done are usually interrupted by others doing it.” ` James Arthur Baldwin"
User avatar
Posts: 11182
Joined: Nov 14, 2006 10:47 pm
Location: AB, Zone 3A

Re: bby stocking stuffers

Postby Trailblaze1 » Dec 05, 2008 7:37 am

Since the baby won't be the one opening said stocking, I always figure it's more of a nostalgic trip for the mother, I find that a personalized momento works....like a Christmas tree decoration, inscribed with baby's name and/or picture. Or a small music box, or a photo framed with grandparents' pics, as well as all the typical: a good rattle, a baby spoon, wee cute socks or booties, some soft washcloths etc..
Trailblaze is Diane Woodman
User avatar
Posts: 3420
Joined: Jul 31, 2008 8:40 pm

Re: bby stocking stuffers

Postby jazz » Dec 05, 2008 10:19 am

Thank yu for the suggestions. Now i know what to buy. Jazz
User avatar
Posts: 622
Joined: Nov 14, 2006 8:53 pm
Location: St. Nicolas, Quebec, near Quebezone4b city

Re: bby stocking stuffers

Postby Venice » Dec 05, 2008 8:34 pm

Ohhh I like the idea of the baby's first xmas ornaments. Actually I know a few years ago Avon had a ton of baby's first xmas stuff. Haven't seen a catalog in ages, but you can look online.

If you want to give some practical stuff, the Lil Goats line or burts bee's are really nice. They have diaper creams and lotions and stuff. It's nice to get stuff you might not buy yourself, that's a lil special.

User avatar
Posts: 1689
Joined: Apr 25, 2007 2:35 pm
Location: GTA, Zone 5

Re: bby stocking stuffers

Postby butterfly » Dec 05, 2008 9:24 pm

I got a gift for one little boy , a puter jet plane. His 1st birthday with the year and his initials

His dad is a caption of Cafe Pacific airlines

That wasn't easy to get. Seagull Puters makes helicopters but not airplanes

I had to order it from SEagull to have it especially made. Seagull Puter is not far from me and ship world wide so I thought it to be strange not to make an airplane but they didn't

Ornaments for 1st Chritmas and the plane and the like is a nice keepsakes

But I am sure mom could use more than one soother too, lol,lol
Cheers Butterfly

Having a place to go - is a home. Having someone to love - is a family.
Having both - is a blessing."--Donna Hedges
User avatar
Posts: 3234
Joined: Nov 15, 2006 1:44 pm
Location: Nova Scotia Zone 5b Butterfly

Re: bby stocking stuffers

Postby bluewillow » Dec 06, 2008 2:35 pm

You might wish to pick up a copy of a National newspaper (baby's birth date). Might be fun when baby is older to be able to review what happened on this special day.

***Not meant to be a stocking stuffer. Seal in plastic

If dandelions were hard to grow, they would be most welcome on any lawn. ~Andrew Mason
User avatar
Posts: 2662
Joined: Nov 14, 2006 2:10 pm
Location: 5b Ontario


Return to Over the Garden Fence

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 6 guests

Follow Style At Home Online



Latest Contests

more contests