Sunday, December 11, 2011

The Adventures of Sock Monkina

If you like Sock Monkeys then you will love this gift guide. Today's blog post offers an amusing story from the point of view of a little sock monkey written by Natalia, age 10. She loves sock monkeys. Every Christmas, we like to add a little something to her collection.


The Adventures of Sock Monkina 
by Natalia

I can’t believe how interesting my life as a lost sock monkey has been. First, my owner Natalia’s sister was sleepwalking in her room and picked me up and flushed me down the toilet! My journey began when I flowed down the sewage pipes and ended up in a storm drain in India. I took a quick shower and tried to catch the next plane back to Maryland. I bought the ticket and got on the plane, but the plane made a crash landing in France.

Although I wasn’t hurt, I was really mad that I wasn’t home so I ran up to the pilot and punched him in the leg because that’s as high as I could reach. After that, I ran to the airport in Paris and tried to buy another ticket to Maryland and luckily, I did.

Finally, I was on the second plane, but it’s the same pilot I had punched, so he threw me out the window and I ended up in Canada. I decided to enter a long distance race that ended in D.C. Once I was in Washington, I caught a cab home. Finally, I made it home.

Sadly, when I arrived home, the dog picked me up with his mouth by the arm, but I didn’t even care. When he dropped me, I ran up to Natalia. I missed her so much that I literally cried a river.  She missed me too and put me in her backpack and took me with her everywhere to keep me safe.

So you can see that I had a pretty weird journey, but I collected a lot of stamps on my passport.

Does someone you know love sock monkeys?  Here are some fun gift ideas for all ages.  I especially love the craft kit from Paper Source!
sock monkey style




Thanks to Natalia for your fun story and for putting together this fun gift guide! 

9 comments:

  1. I still have my sock monkey that my sweet Grandmother made me. My little guy is over 40 years old, timeless!

    Love and Hugs,
    Mrs. Kindergarten

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  2. What a cute & creative story, Natalia!! I loved it & who doesn't love Sock Monkey!

    Looking forward to Natalia's next guest post. ;)

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  3. So cute! I too, love sock monkeys. I have one that I got as a going into the hospital gift from TLS, a rainbow striped beanie baby one from a sorority sister, and a sock monkey Snoopy!

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  4. Thanks for all of your sweet comments! I showed them to Natalia and she is all smiles. xoxo

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  5. Natalia,
    What a creative and lovely story. Thank you!
    xoxo

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  6. Natalia--what a wonderful story! Thank you for sharing it with us. :)

    My nephew had a sock monkey nursery that was absolutely adorable.

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