Cute Christmas tradition - Leave your shoes out for Saint Nicholas on the eve of December - with your Christmas list tucked inside. When the kids wake up the next morning, Santa has taken their list and left them little treats.
The origin of the St. Nicholas tradition goes back to Bishop Nicholas of Myra in Lycia (Turkey). Little solid historical information is known about Nicholas except that he was Bishop of Myra and died around A.
St Nicholas Day, December A tradition of putting your shoes out by your bedroom door in the evening, and St Nick comes to each house and fills the shoes with small treats and presents. Children wake up to them in the morning.