The stockings by the fireplace... are compulsory in the USA. Even if the kids have long been wishing for things that would never fit in these foot warmers. It looks beautiful and tasty confectionery, but nuts and fruit are also excellent in it. If you don't have a chimney, just hang the iconic piece on the wall. Either way, great decoration. And when Santa sees that Griswoldians live here, the presents will surely be even nicer. bets?