(Closed) Just would like to gush a smidge :)

posted 9 years ago in Relationships
Post # 3
689 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

Cute!! I remember as a kid St. Nick’s day meant stockings, though sometimes St. Nick’s day would move around according to my dad’s traveling schedule. I really need ot remember it when I have kids!

Post # 4
2239 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

If you don’t mind me asking, what is a St Nick gift?

Post # 6
4354 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I’ve never heard of it but what a cute gesture on your fiance’s part!

Post # 7
1278 posts
Bumble bee

Oh goodness, how sweet!  

Post # 8
2495 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: January 1991

Saint Nicholas started the tradition of gift-giving, but he always gave gifts in secret.  Normally, he would leave his special gifts in people’s shoes.  This led to a tradition of leaving your shoes out on December 5th, which is St. Nicholas Eve.  His feast day is December 6th.  We got Santa Claus from this tradition, and got the name from the Dutch.

I learned about it last year working at a daycare, because we celebrated it with the kids.  We had them put their shoes out in the hallway at naptime and put candy and special little toys in for them.  It was so fun!  I actually want to do this with my kids someday!!

ETA:  Here’s the Wiki on St. Nicholas.

Post # 10
9478 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2012

Oh my gosh.  Saint Nick gifts!  =) I love it.

Post # 11
197 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: March 2015

Well that’s adorable. I’ve never heard of that before but I just love the idea. What a wonderful SO you’ve got yourself!

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