The tradition of stockings hanging on the mantel is a favorite for many. Stockings are typically full of small and fun little gifts that excite everyone. Here are some budget friendly ideas for the whole family:

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Cheap stocking stuffer ideas for the man in your life:

  • Minute bottles of their favorite alcohol can be found at local wine and spirit stores for cheap.
  • Their favorite candy bar.
  • Old school trading cards brings out their inner boy.
  • Socks, who doesn’t need more socks?
  • Small toys like race cars etc.
  • Bathroom readers like magazines and crossword puzzles.
  • A funny t-shirt with a movie quote or their favorite sports team.

Cheap stocking stuffer ideas for the lady in your life:

  • Fun lipsticks and lip glosses.
  • Hand lotions in different flavors.
  • Their favorite gum and candy.
  • Nail polish in assorted colors.
  • Fun Christmas socks.
  • Hair ribbons and hair ties.
  • Fashion or cooking magazines.

Cheap stocking stuffer ideas for the kids in your life:

  • Their favorite holiday candies and cookies.
  • Old school toys like slinkies, bouncy balls and marbles.
  • Fun holiday themed jammies and socks.
  • Crayons and stickers.
  • Trading cards for whatever they are into.
  • Fun hair ties for girls.
  • Miniature action figures for boys.

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