Don’t be scrambling for ideas for last minute stocking stuffers this holiday season.
The countdown to Christmas is on, and so is the countdown on your list of gifts left to buy. You’ve bought all the gifts for under the tree, but have you gotten to those hanging above the fireplace?
Did you know that hanging socks on your fireplace originally began as a European tradition? Children would simply use their everyday socks to hang on the mantle awaiting presents from Saint Nicolas. The most common gift was oranges!
This tradition has grown and evolved over the years, and so has the size of the stocking. The Guinness World Records world record for the largest Christmas stocking measured 51 m 35 cm (168 ft 5.65 in) in length and 21 m 63 cm (70 ft 11.57 in) in width and was produced by the volunteer emergency services organisation in Italy. Imagine all the oranges you could fit in there!
While fruit is yummy and delicious, it’s not often seen as a common stocking stuffer in today’s world. Stocking gifts have been tailored over time to suit one’s personal hobbies and interests. That’s why we’ve put together a list of 10 items that you can go out and buy in-store for the camping lover/outdoor enthusiast in your life.
Waterproof Disposable Camera
Give the gift of capturing memories this holiday season. One of the best parts about taking a vacation is being able to come back and share the experiences with friends and family. Pics or it didn’t happen, right? Disposable cameras make a great inexpensive stocking stuffer that will be put to good use in the wilderness. The waterproof feature makes for the perfect gadget to take on all types of outdoor adventures.
Yankee Candle Magical Forest
Bring the fresh scent of the outdoors inside this holiday season with this limited edition holiday candle. This stocking stuffer is great for those who can’t make it out to the campground in the near future. One of the best things about being in nature is the fresh scent of the outdoors. Nothing beats the smell of fresh pine, crisped leaves and open air. The aroma of this candle will have the owner feeling nostalgic and dreaming about planning their next camping getaway.
This card game makes for a fun source of entertainment for the whole family. Uno is a crowd favourite, and now with the wilderness themed cards it’s perfectly catered to the outdoor enthusiasts in your life. This game makes for a fun family game night around the fire.
Teavana Contour Tumblr
Attention tea lovers! This is the perfect gift for the tea obsessed individuals in your life. This travel tumblr allows campers to brew loose leaf tea directly in the mug, no filter required! The double insulated aluminum also keeps your tea hot for up to six hours. This mug allows you to enjoy your favorite hot beverage with no maintenance required.
Binoculars have been a staple camping accessory since the dawn of time. They are useful for stargazing, hunting, or even spying on the campers the next site over—just kidding! These easy compactable, travel sized versions make for the perfect stocking stuffer.
Mini Water Purification System
This mini water purification system is the perfect clean water filtration system when travelling. The hollow fibre filter removes 99.9 percent of bacteria in the water, ensuring clean drinking water when out on the trails.
Mini Hand Saw
This useful gift is portable and lightweight, making the ideal stocking stuffer for the outdoor enthusiast. The mini hand saw is perfect for anyone to have with them in the forest because you never know when you may need to use it.
Who doesn’t love a comfortable, thick pair of wool socks? Having the right socks when camping makes all the difference in the overall experience. These socks are also waterproof and can withstand any vigorous outdoor activity.
Waterproof Selfie Stick
Say Cheese amongst the trees. This electronic accessory extends your arms reach and allows the whole family to jump in the frame. This is a fun tool to bring around on camping trips and experiment will different heights and angles. The selfie stick is also waterproof and is the perfect outdoor gadget.
Make your loved ones are bundled up if they’re planning on going camping this winter. Winter camping is a magical experience, but requires lots of preparation in terms of clothing to bring. It’s important to dress in layers and keep little skin exposed to the cold. This wool beanie ensures your noggin will stay warm out in the woods.
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