In addition to all the fun (New Year's) and not so fun (broken windows) things going in January so far, North and I had plenty of company! Among our guests were an old college roommate and her boyfriend. Because they live all the way in Hong Kong, I had never met their super cute pooch, Lola, but I knew that I still had to buy the lass an pawsitivitely perfect pressie. After all, they recently rescued this dog who was abandoned in a shelter when she was too old to breed anymore, and I thought she deserved something sweet to snuggle. I hit up my favorite pet shop, George, and the minute I laid eyes on this toy, it immediately brought me back to the old days when my friend had a similar sock monkey sitting on her desk. What an ideal gift – and look how it's already so well-loved!

See where to buy sock pals online (and on sale!) along with an extra cute sock puppy sweater that's great for a layered look when you