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Old 12-18-2012, 05:30 AM   #1
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What will Santa bring you?

Yesterday my youngest son Poo called me and asked what do I want for Christmas. I couldn't think of one thing. I am trying to get my house cleaned out of stuff I never use. Then it came to me after he hung up. Of course.

Ever since I had the Norovirus I have become a fanatic about washing my hands and counter tops. I hate to wear a sweater in the house. My hands are always in water. Now the other day, no matter how high I pushed up the heat, I was freezing. I got out a lap blanket I used during my wheelchair days. Threw it over my shoulders and kept it together with an Acco clip. Those black clips you use in the office to clip a bunch of papers together.

Aha! I want a shawl to wear around the house for those days I can never get warm enough. Good grief. All I need now is a rocking chair and a night cap for my head. I hate to keep pushing the heat up because then when Spike comes over it is like he is walking into an oven. And he hates the heat. Loves winter.

So what do you want Santa to bring you for Christmas?

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Old 12-18-2012, 07:02 AM   #2
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Nada. There's not much I need. Ok, maybe some socks.

We don't really exchange gifts in our family. Instead, we tend to do things like take a December vacation someplace where we can just have fun and spend time together.
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Old 12-18-2012, 08:16 AM   #3
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A wool sweater.
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Old 12-18-2012, 08:21 AM   #4
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Nothing, we only buy for the kids.
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Old 12-18-2012, 08:50 AM   #5
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Addie, I replaced sweaters with sweatshirts a while ago. They keep you warm and are much easier to clean. Also easier to manage than a shawl.
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Old 12-18-2012, 08:52 AM   #6
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SO, my daughters and I exchange stocking gifts. Minimal value fun to open. Gifts for our grandson are a different story. After all, he's six, it's his time of year.
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Old 12-18-2012, 09:28 AM   #7
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Pretty sure I am getting a new set of pots and pans.
And a new microplane and a new knife steel.
We too are at the age where we don't need much,
so whatever we put on our list is pretty much what we get.
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Old 12-18-2012, 09:59 AM   #8
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There is something I want though. An Ice Cream Maker, I've always wanted one.
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Old 12-18-2012, 12:28 PM   #9
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I've tried to get DH to do trips/small gifts for Christmas, but he likes to give me things I wouldn't buy for myself.

He wanted to go to B&N last night; he shopped while I wandered, so I'm pretty sure I'm getting a Kindle Fire. I also gave him my Amazon wishlist, which includes a set of kitchen canisters (the ones I have are old and chipped and don't go with my kitchen after we renovated it 5 years ago ), a gel kitchen mat with a Tuscan-looking image on it, and some books about history and cooking - one about Asia, one about Mayans, and a couple others that have been on that list forever I also usually get a big bottle of booze in a flavor DH doesn't like, like Amaretto. Goes great with champagne.
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A wool sweater.
What colour?
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