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Christmas List 2009

My mother-in-law called hubby yesterday to remind us that she needs our Christmas lists ASAP, because it’s only 8 weeks until Christmas!  Yes, it’s that time of year again!

Let me preface the list by explaining why I’m writing a Christmas list at 26.  No, it’s not because I’m a spoiled brat.  Actually, in my family adult Christmas lists aren’t really done.  In hubby’s family, however, they’re expected…and the earlier in the year the better.  I have to say, I’ve come to value the beauty of the Christmas list.  It allows family who want to give a gift to do so in an enlightened way, rather than taking a blind stab in the dark. 

So, when I write my Christmas list, I’m not saying “yo, buy me shit”, I’m saying, “hey, if you happen to want to get me a gift and need an idea, I’ll helpfully supply some.”  And of course I appreciate the same, for those in my family who care to write a list of their own.

And, here it is:

LowesGiftCard

1. Lowe’s gift card.

Showcase Cinemas Gift Card

2. Showcase Cinemas gift card.

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3. JoAnn Fabrics gift card.

victorias secret

4. Victoria’s Secret gift card.

little black dress

5. Little black dress, size 6, black (obviously :)).

rain jacket

6. Windbreaker/water-proof jacket, size M, somewhat fitted.

Hush Puppies Bassa in Dark Brown Leather

Hush Puppies Bassa in Dark Brown Leather

7. Brown shoes, size 9.5, with 1.5″ or less heel.

Dressage Socks
Dressage Socks

8. Tall doggie/kitty/horse socks.

satin pj

9. Satin PJ’s and/or a nightshirt, size M, extra tall, any color.

fleece vest

10. Down or fleece vest, size M, somewhat fitted, extra long–i.e. long enough to cover my hips, any color except pink.

jeans

11. Blue London jeans, size 8, 36″ inseam, mid rise, dark wash.

canner

12. Pressure canner.

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13. Herbal teas.

P.S. Kori and Karli dictated their Christmas list to me.  They want doggie treats.  And Earthbath all natural doggie deodorizing spritz.  And more treats.  Micky says he just wants tuna. 🙂

What’s on YOUR holiday list this year?

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