Jump to content

What do you leave out for Santa?


  • Please log in to reply
33 replies to this topic

#1 Broxie

Posted 26 November 2012 - 07:01 PM

What's the traditional snack in your house to leave out for Santa?
Do you also leave a snack for the reindeer?

#2 Libster

Posted 26 November 2012 - 07:04 PM

I discussed this with my daughter tonight actually, she wants to leave some Milk Arrowroots and milk for Santa and an apple for the reindeer original.gif

#3 Magi Ianthe

Posted 26 November 2012 - 07:04 PM

Shortbread and milk. And carrots for the reindeer.

#4 imamumto3

Posted 26 November 2012 - 07:07 PM

DS said he will leave chocolate because thats what Santa likes, I will encourage him with that one!

#5 ImpatientAnna

Posted 26 November 2012 - 07:14 PM

When I was growing up, Santa apparently wanted a Crown Lager and Tim Tams

#6 FizzlingFireboxes

Posted 26 November 2012 - 07:16 PM

A beer and some form of biscuits for Santa I think, the reindeer got carrots out the backyard which would be half eaten the next day original.gif

#7 PattiODoors

Posted 26 November 2012 - 07:20 PM

Mince pie and glass of sherry for the big guy. Carrots for the reindeer.

#8 wildflowers

Posted 26 November 2012 - 07:21 PM

Santa likes to have a beer and cookies.  The reindeer like grass and carrots but theydo leave a lot of mess and glitter outside.

#9 Just Another Cat

Posted 26 November 2012 - 07:24 PM

We haven't been leaving anything out so far (my oldest is only 3). I'll be reading for some ideas for this year though.


Edited by GrumpyTurtle, 26 November 2012 - 07:25 PM.


#10 kpingitquiet

Posted 26 November 2012 - 07:38 PM

Cookies and milk. Celery for reindeer.

I don't get the beer thing. Santa shouldn't drink and sleigh-drive, dammit!

#11 Broxie

Posted 27 November 2012 - 07:57 AM

Yes, it does seem he'd be quite tipsy after a few houses.

#12 Buffalo Soldier

Posted 27 November 2012 - 08:06 AM

Milk and chocolate chip cookies here - means I have to bake cookies on Christmas Eve because they'd all be gone if I baked them any earlier.

My kids are firmly of the belief that kangaroos pull the sleigh in Australia (thanks Rolf Harris!) so we just leave out some grass and water for them.

#13 Therese

Posted 27 November 2012 - 08:06 AM

Beer and biscuits for Santa.

Water and carrots for the reindeer original.gif

#14 Little Women

Posted 27 November 2012 - 11:16 AM

Milk and shortbread that we baked on the day for Santa.  Water and carrots for the reindeer.

#15 mumof3kidlets

Posted 27 November 2012 - 12:13 PM

Christmas fruit cake, some milk ice n a dash of baileys biggrin.gif

#16 JingleBlitzenBells

Posted 27 November 2012 - 12:17 PM

QUOTE (Broxie @ 26/11/2012, 08:01 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
What's the traditional snack in your house to leave out for Santa?
Do you also leave a snack for the reindeer?

Ice cold glass of water - Australia is Hot and Santa would very likely be thirsty and one of my homemade ginger bread cookies.   DH usually guides their choice (he's the one who has to enjoy it later with a cuppa!)

Raindeer get carrot and we wash out and top up the dog water bowl so they can share that with the dog. (Luckily our dog likes to much on carrot)


Now that they are older and dont believe in Santa, they still do the Santa cup and biscuit thing as they think mum and dad deserve a cuppa and a bikkie laughing2.gif

#17 FeralGrey Reindeer

Posted 27 November 2012 - 12:18 PM

Glass of milk and a piece of Christmas cake and carrots for the reindeer.

#18 FeralLIfeHacker

Posted 27 November 2012 - 12:23 PM

Was informed by ds a few days ago I needed to buy cookies, milk, carrots and lollies when I go shopping next wub.gif   Not sure who the lollies are for?

#19 Always amazed!

Posted 27 November 2012 - 12:26 PM

Milk cookies and carrots here!


#20 sophiasmum

Posted 27 November 2012 - 12:28 PM

Milk & cookies for Santa.

Water & carrots outside for the reindeer.

#21 lottiebobs

Posted 27 November 2012 - 12:50 PM

mince pie and whisky for Santa, carrot and water for the reindeer.

#22 8 Maids a Milking

Posted 27 November 2012 - 01:07 PM

Whatever treats I've made that year. Usually Christmas themed cake balls or gingerbread & a glass of milk. Reindeer get carrot. Santa may or may not have forgot to eat his treats last year. ph34r.gif

#23 Party of 5

Posted 01 December 2012 - 01:54 PM

We read The Night Berfore Christmas and leave milk and choc chip cookies for Santa. We always leave carrots for the reindeer too (even when I was a kid)

#24 *~~Jess~~*

Posted 01 December 2012 - 02:04 PM

Tim tams and a beer for Santa and a carrots for the reindeer.

#25 Missy Shelby

Posted 01 December 2012 - 02:10 PM

Normally a few chocolate/biscuits, a glass of milk and a carrot for the reindeer.

I normally chomp away at the carrot like a mad woman so it looks like a reindeer had a nibble at it!! biggrin.gif




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Meet the latest baby giving the internet hair envy

"As a bald man, I'm very proud of my 2-month-old's hair," wrote new dad Brian Gorham, 32, along with a photo he shared to reddit.

Woman hits back after shop assistant labels her engagement ring as 'pathetic'

A US woman has been applauded worldwide for sharing a photo of her modest, US$130 engagement ring after a shop assistant labelled it "pathetic".

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher welcome baby boy

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher welcomed their second child, USA TODAY has confirmed.

After his grandkids moved away, this grandpa came up with a beautiful way to stay in touch

Chan Jae, a 75-year-old man from Korea, missed his grandsons terribly when they moved overseas.

20 gorgeous Christmas stocking and sack options

It seems every year that Christmas-themed goodies for kids get less tacky and more stylish.

Dad's genius hack for how to go shopping with a baby

A dad has shared his genius hack for tackling Christmas shopping with toddlers.

How I gave birth far too drug-free for my own liking

I certainly wasn't shy about medication. In fact, my policy on this was, in the immortal words of Britney Spears, "Gimme gimme more".

Christmas-inspired names for your December baby

Due during the festive season, or just have a love of Christmas?

Three-year-old mistakes policeman for Santa, so naturally he goes along with it

When an adorable three-year-old spotted a white haired gentleman in a restaurant she naturally assumed he was Santa Claus.

To VBAC or not to VBAC?

"If, after careful assessment by their maternity care provider, there seems to be no reason why a woman shouldn't be offered a chance at VBAC, then the opportunity should be provided."

Baby tries broccoli for the first time, immediately regrets it

It's probably fair to say that broccoli is an acquired taste.

'I didn't think I'd have pimples as a grown-up ... then I fell pregnant'

As specialists treat more adults for acne, Lucy Sheref reveals the emotional cost of years spent struggling with the condition.

Stranger's act of kindness helps overwhelmed mum in supermarket

A random act of kindness from a stranger in the supermarket brought a mum to tears, exactly when she needed it most.

21 adorable Christmas outfits for your baby

December 25 is just around the corner, and it's the perfect opportunity to dress your bub in a sweet festive outfit.

 
Advertisement
 

Top 5 Articles

Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

What pregnancy is really like: mums share their honest opinions

We asked real women what surprised them during their pregnancy. They've shared their experiences in the hope of preparing the rest of us better for the ride

The truth about big-headed babies

Research suggests that big headed babies become more intelligent than their smaller peers. One mum shares the positives and negatives of having a big headed baby.

How to encourage your baby's gross motor development skills

There are some everyday things that parents can do to improve gross motor skills and coordination.

'My baby's extra thumb saved her life'

A mum whose daughter was born with an extra thumb says that the extra digit saved her life.

He gave her his liver, she gave him her heart

Heather Krueger and Chris Dempsey's origin story began in a darker place than most: with stage 4 liver cancer.

Toilet training from birth? It is possible

This method, called elimination communication (EC or assisted infant toilet training), is becoming increasingly popular in the West.

Watch hilarious montage of strangest pregnancy questions on Yahoo Answers

Some of the strangest questions about pregnancy - and some of the most bizarre spelling - have made for a hilarious video.

How to reduce your chances of perineal tearing in birth

The use of heat packs, along with other aspects of clinical care, can reduce your risk of tearing in birth.

 

Baby Names

Unusual Celeb Baby Names

Click through the gallery to read the details and see some of the most memorable monikers in show biz families.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.