Stocking Stuffers Only Southern Kids Would Appreciate
When buying Christmas gifts, one should always buy with the receiver in mind, and it’s safe to say there are some gifts that only Southerners would understand. There are so many unique finds. Southern kids can appreciate a stocking stuffer that’s monogrammed or a sterling silver find. Only in Southern stockings will you find SEC football gear or smocked dresses with ruffled bloomers. Your kids will be delighted when they find their stockings stuffed with Southern cooking essentials like yours (but in their size!). Little Southern anglers and hunters will be covered with fishing and hunting essentials, and we even tossed in a classic game you’ll recognize from a favorite Southern restaurant. Hang those stockings with care, your kids are going to love these Southern presents.
Monogrammed Christmas Pajamas
Buy It: $36.99 and up; etsy.com
Not only will Southern kids be excited about monogrammed Christmas pajamas, there will probably be at least one other monogrammed item under their tree.
The Peg Game
Buy It: $3.99; crackerbarrel.com
In our opinion, every Southern kid should recognize this game from visiting a Cracker Barrel, but after showing this game to some Southern kids in our studio, we realized it might need some reintroducing. A stocking is the perfect place for this game that isn’t touch-screen.
Buy It: $6.99; academy.com
Regardless which team, diehard NCAA fans have probably been putting their kids in the teams’ colors since they were born.
Buy It: $1.20 each; minted.com
It’s never too early to start the habit of writing thank you notes, and having personalized stationery is practically required in the South.
Buy It: $27.99; target.com
Now the adults and kids don’t have to share the same cornhole set at the tailgate!
Buy It: $60; macys.com
Many families have silver ornament traditions so that when the kids grow up, they have a full tree of beautiful heirlooms they’ll pass down, too.
50 Things Every Young Gentleman Should Know
Buy It: $29; orvis.com
They should be taught manners and etiquette from the start, but this book is a good guide to becoming a true Southern gentleman. Dad may even be able to take some refreshers from it.
Monogrammed Apron and Mitt
First Rod and Reel
Buy It: $88; neimanmarcus.com
Perfect to wear to church on Christmas Day.
Buy It: $4.99; academy.com
For those cold early mornings in the stand.
Their Own Cookbook
Buy It: $14.95; williams-sonoma.com
They’ve watched you cook up Southern favorites in the kitchen for years; now, it’s their turn to try it out.
Lilly Pulitzer Mini Notebook
Buy It: $10; lillypulitzer.com
For journaling, doodling, homework assignments, and anything her imagination might think up.
Mini Barbecue Set
Tea Sandwich Set
Boys’ Fishing Shirt
Buy It: $30; columbia.com
Every little angler needs one of these lightweight shirts that has UPF 30 sun protection built in.