Tag Archives: Holidays

2016 Holiday Gift Guide

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We have socks that are as unique as your loved ones, but since we have hundreds of them, it can be hard to find the perfect one. We went through all our socks & undies and found some fun suggestions for everyone on your list this year. Good luck!

 

Tangled Lights Underwear

A few tangled strands don’t keep this guy from putting your icicle lights to shame…click to read more.

Mazel Toes

The perfect thing for your friend to wear as she’s making you latkes & applesauce from scratch…click to read more.

Toddler Crew; Tacky Holiday Sweater

Not only does this family have matching Christmas sweaters, they take the perfect holiday photo too…click to read more.

Holiday Festivities = Holiday Feast!

In just a short week and a half, the holiday season will be in full swing, and we can barely contain our excitement – or our stomachs!  Of course, the holidays just wouldn’t be the same without the whole she-bang, but when we really get down to it, our appetites trump all (because we obviously didn’t get enough at Thanksgiving!).  The festive decorations, friends and family gatherings, gift exchanges, and annual traditions are just icing on the cake, but a holiday just isn’t really a holiday without the delicious treats!

Now that we’ve got your stomachs rumbling along with ours, we wanted to share some of our favorite holiday dishes.  Maybe you can even add a couple to your meal plan!  Make sure you send us an email at press@sockittome.com to let us know how it turns out!  Or send in your own favorite holiday recipe for us to try out!

Matt‘s mom (or, I mean, Santa) kept it simple and sweet with his Christmas goodies.  For more than 25 years (and, yes – he does still get a stocking every year from his mom), Matt receives a pound of Peanut M&M’s.  Talk about a chocolate overload! We could be eating M&M’s for weeks! (Although, now that we think about it, that doesn’t sound too bad…)

Jacob‘s favorite holiday food is also pretty simple – although neither Santa nor his mom necessarily approve of his choice of snack.  He has fond memories of the black olives his Grandma served as an appetizer (although we’re pretty sure his mom doesn’t remember these times quite as fondly).  He would prance around the house with an olive on each finger until the entire bowl was gone- much to his mom’s dismay.  What’s wrong with a little bad manners as long as you’re creating memories?! (But we sure do hope the tradition stopped in his childhood; it might not go over so well for a grown man to be sucking olives off of his fingers!)

While Matt’s devouring pounds of chocolate, Kisa is getting her lion’s share of sugar!  For Kisa, Christmas and cookies have become synonymous, and her mom still mails her batches of her delicious, home-baked cookies every year.  With dozens and dozens of holiday cookies – including chocolate crinkles, thumbprint cookies with homemade raspberry jam, seven layer bars, sugar cookies in holiday shapes, chocolate peanut butter cookies, and Russian teacakes (her favorite!) – it sounds like Cookie Heaven!

In true Sock It to Me form, Carrie‘s favorite holiday goodies comes more in the form of an adult beverage.  As an added bonus, she’s not too picky either – pretty much any type of holiday-flavored drink will do, from Hot Toddy’s to eggnog.  One of her all-time favorite though is hot cocoa with peppermint schnapps.  Food isn’t the only way to a girl’s heart! 😉

Amber‘s favorite holiday grub comes straight from the Aloha State!  As a native Hawaiian, she loves to chow down on purple sweet potato casserole during the holidays!  (Sounds so Hawaiian!)  Check out the recipe for this scrumptious dish here: http://www.food.com/recipe/okinawan-purple-sweet-potato-pie-with-haupia-topping-359757.  Feel free to mix it up a bit too!  Amber suggests trading out the haupia with grated coconut and making it as a casserole instead of a pie.  Let us know how it turns out!

Wishing you all a very merry holiday season, and a stomach full of an amazing holiday feast!  Send us an email with your favorite holiday recipes that we can try out this year!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stocking Stuffers – N – Sneak Peaks

SITM.Xmas.CardIIClearly, the memo is out. But in case you haven’t heard: Socks make good stocking stuffers. We can’t keep them on our shelves! Maybe it’s because we are offering Free Gift Wrapping until Dec. 24th. Or because we made some silly pun about “Merry Sockmas” (doubt it) on Facebook. Or maybe it’s because they’re cute and cozy and don’t break the bank! At any rate, we’re happy you like them. We happen to have a few on our Wish List, as well…

 

SITM.rimmed.glassesBut get this. We have even more new styles around the bend. And we even have a Sneak Peak for you, so you can oogle and adore (and add to your own Wish List). One: the black rimmed glasses. Part oddball and dorky, part cool kid, we love this print. And then there’s the T-bone steak. Now, what Mountain Man wouldn’t love a pair of socks showing an all-over print of their favorite slab of meat? (Personally, I think this is gross. But we have to cater to the masses, you know?)

 

And remember our sock contest? Well, we’ve already produced the winning sock design (3-D glasses), but we’re about to produce the Second and Third Place designs, too. You may remember our interactive Facebook contest, and how the top two (pictured below) were neck-and-neck all the way. So we thought the best idea was for both to win! After all, we would wear ’em both in a heartbeat. We’ll have them made up and online super soon, so check back! 

ManateesspeakinglovecrosswordsockOk, well that’s all for now. Thanks for staying in touch, and keeping up on all the news! We heart you and wish you a most joyful holiday season! xo

 

Test…..Test…..Is anybody out there?

AND does anyone find this of interest?  Carrie speaking here.  I’m going to to try and make a Monday morning habit of updating this blog….we’ll see how it goes…..

Hi folks!

Its hard to know where to start, considering Sock it to Me has been running, in some form or another, for 4 and a half years.  I’m also going to have to repeatedly remind myself that this is a blog about Sock it to Me and not my personal diary….

So right now it is Monday morning, I’m sitting at home in a reclined recliner, glasses and pajamas still on.  I can do this because no employees come in on Mondays.  Mondays are just a day of me working solo.  Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursday  Amber and/or Alex come into help with packing up orders and bookkeeping.  We are all pictured below with our animals on our 08′ Holiday card that we sent out to our wholesale clients:

SITM 08' Holiday Card
Holiday Card 08'

So today I’ll respond to e-mails, talk to designers, make decisions about tradeshows, work on a newsletter, and try to convince large companies to buy from us.  I’ll eventually get out of my p.j.’s and head to the office, but no real hurry because most everything thing I need for today’s tasks can be accessed right here; through or on my handy little laptop.

Alright…better get to work.  Lots of kinks I still have to work out on this thing….like the time listed is wrong….they’ll get worked out eventually.   And there is lots more info to share.  I will be back.

Long live the socks!!!  Or, over and out.  Or, later dudes!  Or, thanks for tuning in.

Carrie