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What Do Your Kids Leave Out For Santa?

Growing up my siblings and I left carrots for the Easter Bunny and milk and cookies for Santa. It's a tradition I've carried on with my own kids, but in talking to other parents I've heard that the list goes beyond the crumbly, dunk-able treats.

What do your lil ones leave to fill Jolly Ole St. Nick's belly?


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Jessie-M Jessie-M 9 years
We leave out milk and cookies by the fireplace, and a carrot on the front lawn. My parents always used to leave a half-eaten carrot out on the front lawn and made fake reindeer footprints in the snow with a broomhandle-lots of effort, but my sisters and I loved it! And, of course, the half-eaten cookie and half-drunk glass of milk by the fireplace the next morning!
kthillbilly kthillbilly 9 years
we leave out beer and cookies-LOL!!Our son thinks Santa needs a little something different from us so Santa will be sure to remember him. And he knows Daddy loves beer, so Santa should love it too!
sarcastabtch sarcastabtch 9 years
My kids left cookies and eggnog and a letter for Santa. Santa wrote them a small thank you in return and left a piece of cookie on the plate. :)
eyoste eyoste 9 years
mrs. claus made a request for a latte, but we stuck with the milk. it was a wonder santa and mrs. c made it to our house without falling asleep at the wheel. :)
svlopez79 svlopez79 9 years
we leave out brownies and milk
audreystar audreystar 9 years
milk and cookies and santa always leaves a thank you note because he knows his etiquette. :rotfl:
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 9 years
and than we also take a bite of the cookie, drink half the mild and leave a little nubbin of the carrot so that they can see that santa and his buddies enjoyed it. They cant eat them all up, they have millions of houses to eat at!
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 9 years
Cookies and Milk and baby carrots for the reindeer.
cbgmick cbgmick 9 years
Milk and cookies and carrots for the reindeer and a letter! I love that your letter explains any last minute behaviours lickety split! I'm sure the explanations are really great!!
pinkdragonfly pinkdragonfly 9 years
Haha fruitcake?! No's all cookies and milk here... oh and a letter of course!
amber_castaldo amber_castaldo 9 years
Milk and cookies, we send the letters in the mail.
n_i_k n_i_k 9 years
Milk & Cookies!
fjaril fjaril 9 years
we leave porridge and pepparkakkor. I can't wait to carry on the tradition with out little one.
bidds626 bidds626 9 years
that is my fave x-mas commercial, lickety! I was sad that I didn't see it this year, they tend to play it at least a few times :( now its all about jewelry and no cheese
lickety-split lickety-split 9 years
milk and cookies, a letter explaining any last minute "behaviors" and reindeer food (the school sends this home with the little ones). my kids are in a santa frenzy right now, lol. starbright, remember that tv commercial where the child leaves cheese for santa and gets about 1,000 toys? then the kid says "i didn't leave santa cookies. i left him CHEESE!" maybe he saw that. :) pretty cute.
starbright14 starbright14 9 years
We leave out milk and cookies for Santa, and carrots and cheese for the reindeer. Don't ask why we leave out cheese, my youngest insists on it. Who knows?
jennifer76 jennifer76 9 years
Milk and cookies. :hohoho:
bellanatella bellanatella 9 years
That looks like my favourite cookie that Santa's eating.
macgirl macgirl 9 years
Milk, cookies and some carrots for the reindeers
nikkipez nikkipez 9 years
milk, cookies, AND a letter
wingedkiare wingedkiare 9 years
Technically, we leave out eggnog and cookies.
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