My Christmas List

Hello there :)

The boys are at Grammy’s today; I have a list a mile long but I can’t help but pop in here!

I’ve been dreaming; how about you?  Erick and I are gifting each other with a date-night dinner & a movie this year…but I’ve had fun thinking about the “if money were no object scenario”.  I always have fun with that!  Sometimes it’s just as good as the real thing…

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In a limitless world?  I’d go for a:

New, King Size Bed. (We still have 2 boys that like to pop in and cuddle during the night. Enter…crick in the neck).  Fantastic pillows.  Goose Down everything!

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New Fridge, New Stove.  Heck, total kitchen renovation.

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Come to think of it…time and money to tackle the boy’s room.  (They are still living with green and yellow floral curtains).  Overhaul our bedroom. Add a deck.  Make the attic liveable.  Refinish floors.

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Pretty much anything from Schoolhouse Electric.  Their email ads are killin’ me.

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Pretty much anything from Noonday Collection.  Check out my pinterest board.  Love this company so much!

Noonday Collection Scarf

The time to thoroughly clean house.  Top to Bottom.  Actually, the money to hire someone to clean my house.  Like the sound of that better. ;-)

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look at that little tree on the mast! {Camden in December}

A trip to England with Erick.

A family trip…anywhere.

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Oooh!  One of those robot floor vacuums; I hear there is a mopper out now too!

Here’s a hint, for those of you on a slim budget like ourselves…we love Dave Ramsey but we also do what works for us, which is using our credit card for many of our purchases.  It’s a no-annual fee, cash-back bonus one, and we pay the full balance every month.  I used the cashback bonus money on my Allume trip this year, and we had $100 left over from the bonus for the boy’s Christmas gifts.  Bought them each a pair of roller skates (I SO don’t mind them skating in the house.  Burns off energy and we have wood floors).  Had money left for 3 little nerf guns. I also have a stack of bed sheets, and I purchased some screw-hooks and nylon rope; I’m going to construct some sort of great removeable fort/tent in their bedroom…the hooks will stay put so they can put it up and take it down whenever.  That’s my project for today!  They usually don’t get a great amount of gifts from us, but we try to make them fun ones.  And we made off with using the cash-back bonus money for everything. Wahoo!

I’m blessed, y’all.  It’s still fun to dream, though!  Do you have big fun dreams?  Robot vacuums for everyone? :-)