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Pink Stuffed Monkey, $14.99; Wee Vintage Toddler Scarf, $20 (Pulp Paperie & Gifts); Gray boots, $44.99 (Kohl's).

Kids can leave shoes out Dec. 6 to get goodies from St. Nicholas

If you see a fellow with a white beard wearing a fur-trimmed red suit, don’t mistake him for Santa Claus. He’s St. Nicholas, and, while taller, thinner and maybe not as jolly, he ushers in the spirit of the season with a magical day all his own. Does your family celebrate St. Nicholas Day in Dec. 6?

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