Who says Christmas stockings are just for kids? We’ve rounded up the best budget-friendly stocking fillers for adults too, because you deserve it! By Tammy Jacks
Still not managed to get around to your Christmas shopping and need a little nudge in the festive department? Not to worry! We’ve put together a list of our favourite stocking fillers to toss in your shopping basket. Or better yet, steer clear of the mall with little ones and order all these products online.
TOP TIP: Want a nice, full Christmas stocking hanging on the mantle? Fill yours with classic festive treats such as candy canes, chocolates and toffees in pretty wrapping. Then, pack your stocking filler presents around them.
Waikiki Bamboo Travel Mug, R59,99. Available from Mr Price Home.
This travel mug is ideal for busy moms on the go who don’t have time for that morning cuppa at home before the work/school run. Plus, it’s well insulated and pretty too!
Almond Hand & Nail Cream, R140. Available from the Body Shop.
Can a mom ever have too much hand cream? We don’t think so! This one is particularly nourishing thanks to moisturising ingredients such as sweet almond and brazil nut oil. It’s also great for dry cuticles and chipped nails.
Tropics Fragrance Gift Box, R120. Available from Clicks.
If soothing baths are your thing, you’ll love this gift box as it contains a reed diffuser, plus two scented candles to help you create a calm, tranquil night-time routine.
Handcrafted Vanilla Flavoured Fudge, R36,99. Available from Woolworths.
Because we all need an indulgent pick-me-up now and then! And what better treat than homemade fudge that just melts in the mouth? Yum!
Fernanda Floral Under Ear Earrings, R149. Available from Forever New.
These dainty rose gold earrings are perfect to wear for date night, Christmas lunch or a New Year ’s Eve party.
Amplify Verve Power Bank 2000 mAh Black & Grey Portable Phone Charger, R120. Available from Takealot.com.
This handy phone charger is ideal for use in the car, in between meetings or on work trips when you don’t want to be lugging around bulky phone charges that you have to plug in to the wall. It’s convenient, reusable, portable and compatible with most mobile phones.
Baci Praline Chocolates with Hazelnut, R99,95. Available from Dis-Chem.
You can never have too much chocolate in your Christmas stocking, right? These are so moreish and totally indulgent as they’re made with smooth, dark chocolate and hazelnuts.
Penguin Cotton Socks, R99. Available from Trenery at Woolworths.
If you’re going to get your man socks for Christmas, make sure they’re stylish and funky like these classic penguin socks. These are so soft and made with responsibly grown cotton.
Ingco 15 Multi-Function Pocket Knife & Tool, R125. Available from Takealot.com.
The ultimate stocking filler for DIY dads, we love this handy pocketknife because it has so many features. Some include:
- A screwdriver
- A bottle opener
- A wide knife
- A leather puncher
Bee Natural Men’s Aftershave Balm, Orange & Sandalwood, R100. Available from Faithful-To-Nature.
This natural beeswax aftershave balm is ideal for sensitive skins as it contains antibacterial properties and soothing ingredients such as honey and avocado oil. A little goes a long way too!
Tammy is a wife, mom and freelance writer with 15 years’ experience in the media industry. She specialises in general lifestyle topics related to health, wellness and parenting. Tammy has a passion for fitness and the great outdoors. If she’s not running around after her daughter, you’ll find her off the beaten track, running, hiking or riding her bike. Learn more about Tammy Jacks .