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Why Wait In Long Lines When You Can Shop Online?

During the holidays it is so fun to shop online and seek out those “just perfect” gifts for friends, family, co-workers, neighbors etc. You avoid the long checkout lines, the parking frenzy and the sale-crazy people that fill the malls and big-box stores. However, once you select your items online, get the items in the “cart” and see the total, the shipping is sometimes as much as the items!  Spoiler alert!

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Get Your Holiday On with Foot Traffic!

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. I love the whole reason for the day. I love seeing my family… I love the chaos… and I love the smells of cinnamon, spice and everything nice that comes out of the kitchen.

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The PERFECT Gift for TEEN GIRLS!

I have finally discovered the perfect gift for teenage girls.  SOCKS!  I have 4 nieces in all parts of the country that are each uniquely different but have one thing in common—they all love socks!  I am so excited!  Their tastes may change like the wind but at least with socks, they can combine them with outfits that I would never have imagined.

Foot Traffic Two by Four Mix and Match Socks

With the helpful advice of one of the teen nieces, we came up with a list of favs.  There were so many choices so have fun and pick your favorites!

1 – Bones and Roses Style 101KH

2 – Two By Fours-All 4 styles

3 – Cowboy Boots 6499

4- Pink Fuzzy Toe socks PFF

5 – Any of our Slipper socks SS103

6 – Alligator 3D Socks 3D109

7  – Heavy Cable Leg Warmers LW 100 Charcoal

8 – Black or Pink Chenille Fingerless Gloves

9 – Argyle Thigh Highs OTK Black

10 – High Top Sneaker Socks 6498 all colors

11 – Butterfly Trouser socks

Foot Traffic Slipper Socks

These are just a few examples but with socks, leg warmers and fingerless gloves, they are easy to buy, send, and they fit!
If you are still fearful of trying to guess the taste of the teens, give a gift certificate. I promise you they will find many things that they will love.  And most of all, they will love you for figuring out that socks are awesome!

– Nanci

GIVE SOMEONE THE WARM FUZZIES…(Giveaway)

Foot Traffic Microfiber Fuzzy Socks

Warm chocolate chip cookies…

A soft, plush animal…

A cashmere sweater…

Soft puppy fur…

Snuggling on a soft couch with your partner (or your dog, as in my case)

 

What if you could give the gift of such comfort to someone?

You can with our Fuzzy Ankle Socks. Available in 19 colors, give everyone on your list a pair in their favorite color and you will be guaranteed a warm fuzzy hug!

Just remember, these socks are for wearing, not petting!

 

And guess what?

We want to give YOU the WARM FUZZIES!

The first 2 people to comment on this blog will get a free pair of our FUZZY SOCKS!

Please include the following in your comment:

1.) Tell us about your favorite  “warm fuzzy.”

2.) Then tell us what color fuzzy socks you want and we will send them to you!

3.) Leave an email address where we can contact you if you win. (to avoid spam you can post your email address in this format: ex: nanci at foottraffic dot com)

 

From the rest of the comments we will randomly pick a third winner!

Winners will be announced this Friday December 16th, 2011 🙂

-Nanci

Slip into something comfortable this winter- SLIPPER SOCKS

Foot Traffic Slipper Socks

No wonder slipper socks are one of our top holiday gift items!

They are all about comfort, and pretty darn cute as well.  When I come home from work and rip off my shoes or boots, I look for the most comfortable socks I can find to slip into. I don’t like heavy slippers and have found total comfort in my new slipper socks. Having hardwood floors, I appreciate the no-skid pads on the bottom of the feet–totally comfy and totally practical.  Only $8 a pair, all of my girlfriends are getting these adorable socks as a gift this year. The only decision I have to make is who gets what pair…and what pair do I keep for myself?

-Nanci

“SOCKING” STUFFER IDEAS for everyone!

It’s that time of year when we love to acknowledge our co-workers, friends, and family but we want something personal, inexpensive, unique, and fun.  VOILA! The perfect gift is a fun pair of novelty socks! With over 200 choices, certainly you will find something for everyone on your list.

…..And they are under $10!

Even better…$6 a pair when you buy 3 pairs! 

Why not start a tradition and give all of your family members socks in their holiday stockings that fit their personality?! I used to give crazy boxer shorts to my boys and now I give them fun socks. They love it!

Everyone will thank you for a gift that fits their feet and their personality, and is fun and functional.

Ideas for HIM:

Foot Traffic Mens Taxi SocksFoot Traffic Mens Flame Socks

We all know guys can sometimes be difficult to buy for.  Even they admit it.  If it’s not technology, a new car, or tickets to a big game, then the list gets short quickly.  So here are a few stocking stuffer ideas to give with the socks if you want to take it another step:

Poker socks and poker chips

Beer socks and his favorite brew

High top sneaker socks and a basketball

Music socks and his favorite music CD

Flame socks and some hot, spicy BBQ sauce

Chili peppers socks and some chips and salsa

Golf socks and some favorite golf balls

Cowboy boot socks and beef jerky

Smiley face socks because he makes you smile!

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I’M DREAMING OF A BRIGHT CHRISTMAS…

Did you know that color is a great way to change your mood? Just as music creates an emotional response so does color. With the current, unsettled economic situation, we are all looking for a reason to be cheerful. No wonder major retailers this holiday season are featuring bright, bold colors, suggesting strength, confidence, and optimism.

Whether it’s bright dresses, colorful jeans, or accessories, you will see color everywhere this holiday and who isn’t more cheerful when wearing bright colors? Favorite holiday colors include red, turquoise, emerald green, sapphire blue, hot pink, and orange.

And, being the “bright spot” at a party doesn’t mean you have to look like a Christmas tree. With a few fun colorful accessories, you will brighten your mood and the mood of others around you. Of course, a simple way to add color is with a pair of colorful tights or leggings. Put on your LBD or black skirt, add tights, a matching scarf… and voila!

Other featured accessories include bright shoes, purses, scarves, hats, belts, etc.

This holiday season, it is time to step away from the television, put down your bank statements, and take time to enjoy the holidays…..

 

….AND MAY ALL YOUR CHRISTMAS TIGHTS BE BRIGHT!!!

 

-Nanci

And the stockings were hung by the chimney with flair….

The first decorations I bring out for the holidays are the stockings where I promptly hang them on the fireplace, door, staircase or bedpost, signifying the official beginning of the season.

DIY Christmas Stockings

I am a passionate DIYer and made my stockings for my family several years ago but I am always interested in adding a new one to the collection as we add new family members, including new pets. Whatever your tradition, whether you are buying new stockings this year for the first time or adding to your existing assortment, you can certainly make your own with little or no cost.

DIY Christmas StockingsI admit that I start by going to the Queen of the holidays, Martha Stewart for new ideas.  Not to disappoint, in her 2011 holiday issue I found this great photo of simple but interesting stockings that could easily be made and embellished or left simple uniquely different, one stocking to the next.  She shares her patterns on her website, www.marthastewart.com/stocking -template, with suggestion of where to find fabrics.  Although these are great resources, my favorite places to hunt for holiday fabrics is at local thrift stores (if not my own closet!)  For a fraction of the cost, you can use old sweaters, jackets, skirts and shirts, taking them apart and making them into great holiday stockings and gifts. She also featured some great stocking ideas in a previous issue at http://www.marthastewart.com/274856/christmas-stocking-ideas

The fun of the holidays is making your home about YOU!  Have fun and enjoy making your stockings this holiday season.

 

Have even more fun filling them!    

-Nanci

 

SOURCE: http://www.marthastewart.com/274856/christmas-stocking-ideas

Bling In the New Year!

New Year’s Eve has always been a time to let your personality shine with fashion, humor, and a dash of drama.  It’s time to say goodbye to the past year and enter the new decade with boldness and confidence. Here are some suggestions for adding that fun and fashion savvy to your outfit without overspending.  What to wear?

Step up your style with some of our favorites to “bling” in the New Year.

A few favorites:

  1. Rhinestone leggings
  2. Metallic leggings
  3. Leopard tights/leggings and matching fingerless gloves
  4. Crocheted and textured tights worn over colorful tights
  5. Black lace thigh highs
  6. Classic fishnets

Fashion is in the details this season, let your legwear add that special accent to your wardrobe as you step boldly into the new year!

Rhinestone LeggingsLeopard LeggingsLeopard Fingerless GlovesLeopard Tights
Black Lace Thigh HighsClassic FishnetsMetallic LeggingsMartini Novelty SocksMusic Notes Novelty Socks

NEW Solid Opaque Thigh High Colors for 2011!

Thigh Highs for FallAs we all know, Thigh Highs have been one of the greatest hosiery fashion trends in 2010. We have seen them on the runways of major fashion shows, on the streets of local communities, and in every fashion magazine. Based on the latest trend forecast, this fun fashion accessory will continue into 2011. Yeah!  The Solid Opaque Thigh Highs are so much fun because they work so well with knee high boots or layered with shorter boots like Uggs that seem to be getting us through yet another cold season.

Thigh Highs can be sexy, comfortable, warm, and fashionable at the same time.

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