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#1 ~iMum~

Posted 12 November 2012 - 01:54 PM

(apologies if there's already a thread on this, couldn't find it if there is)

I'd like:

3 x new garden hoses (blue ones with brass fittings, please)
Voucher for a massage at my favourite place
Lambs wool seat covers
A carry box for my gardening tools


#2 mks81

Posted 12 November 2012 - 02:03 PM

Someone else to organise it, (wont be happening).

A macro lens or wide angle...can't decide.

Silver stamped jewellery with my DD9 and new baby girl's names on it.

Then sleep without interuption...(again wont be happening).

#3 Jupiter123

Posted 12 November 2012 - 02:10 PM

Anything Camera related.

New Ipad

New Ipod

and what I really really really want......

A new Vacuum a Dyson would be nice oh and I also want a robot one for in between proper vacuums.

I don't want much... honest  tongue.gif



#4 BadgerBasher

Posted 12 November 2012 - 02:16 PM

A cleaner
Another bookcase
Robot vacuum

No idea what I'll get but I highly doubt it will be on that list.

#5 Jo-Anna

Posted 12 November 2012 - 02:21 PM

A massage gift voucher and some chocolate

That's about it really. I'm pretty easily pleased  biggrin.gif

#6 Wrangler

Posted 12 November 2012 - 02:23 PM

Im easy pleased, all I want is a day with no meltdowns, for the day to run smoothly.

#7 mindy05

Posted 12 November 2012 - 04:36 PM

New laptop so DD can have this one back as she is doing VCE next year.

#8 Oh dear

Posted 12 November 2012 - 04:52 PM

Just to have our house to ourselves, no entertaining and enjoy our new baby wub.gif






#9 MrsDamonSalvatore

Posted 12 November 2012 - 05:01 PM

pandora charms with the letters A, E and B
good food mag subscription
a new steam mop


thats all i can think of right now... im sure theres more LOL

#10 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 12 November 2012 - 05:05 PM

A sticky BFP and a healthy 12 week scan (just after Christmas)
My DH to find an awesome permanent full time decent paying job

Oh and a knife block and new fry pan wouldn't go astray.

#11 Totoro!

Posted 12 November 2012 - 05:06 PM

World peace!


Just kidding.

I want a new ipad. Charlie cracked my screen on the fireplace and its not too pretty anymore with gaffer tape holding the edge together.








Seriously though, World peace please.

#12 aprilrain

Posted 12 November 2012 - 05:13 PM

Christmas Eve evening off work

Good book

Champers

Clean house, food cooked and peaceful children biggrin.gif

#13 Percoriel

Posted 12 November 2012 - 05:15 PM

Gift voucher to Lululemon
Subscription to Women's Running magazine
One of those Country Road log bags

I'd be stoked with any of those!

#14 FestiveFrau

Posted 12 November 2012 - 05:15 PM

I would love some nice jewellery, the handbag of my dreams (this is the non existant handbag - cannot find what I want that ticks all the right boxes),  tupperware, mini cut crystal vase,  spa treatments, a good night's sleep and a good sleep in, make up.

DH has asked me if I want an iPad. I don't know - do I? I have an iPhone already - aside from the screen size difference is there any other benefit for an iPad?

Edited by Frau Farbissina, 12 November 2012 - 05:20 PM.


#15 PurpleNess

Posted 12 November 2012 - 05:17 PM

QUOTE (Oh dear @ 12/11/2012, 04:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Just to have our house to ourselves, no entertaining and enjoy our new baby wub.gif

This was me last year...same due date but he came on the 11th. Christmas was banned at our house - no gifts, no visitors etc. Just me , DH & DS, it was wonderful...We tag teamed & got some well nedded sleep ( bub FF)

#16 Feral timtam

Posted 12 November 2012 - 05:20 PM

New floor coverings for downstairs.
We've got patchy vinyl over bare concrete and DD has really done a number on it. It desperately needs replacing with anything! At the moment I'm covering the worst of the holes with rugs but it's a PITA to clean them with all the different pile structures they have.


#17 2 Gorgeous Girls

Posted 12 November 2012 - 05:20 PM

I don't have anyone to by me anything expensive so my Christmas wants a fairly simple.
Some brooches, there's a few books I want

I'll buy myself something for Christmas but not sure what yet?!

#18 Mamabug

Posted 12 November 2012 - 05:21 PM

Cheese. I miss cheese. And fresh milk. Yoghurt. Ice cream. Any dairy really.

But I'd settle for an outdoor setting....(which I now know I will be getting, cause I went and bought it today.... wwhistle.gif)

#19 blackcat20

Posted 12 November 2012 - 05:22 PM

Honestly, I'd just like something that showed a bit of thought. Every year I buy for my parent, step-parent, siblings and their partners, and I get a single "family" present in return. My 20-somthing siblings are apparently incapable of putting any thought into giving something to me at all...

Otherwise, I'd like a little money to put towards an ipad mini, maybe a pandora charm or two, and jamie's 15 minute meals...

#20 mini mac

Posted 12 November 2012 - 05:25 PM

Ugg boots (I know I know, its summer!)

A dyson (and a cleaner to use it!)

A chauffeured limo to drive us around to all the families on Xmas day so we can rest in between each house! biggrin.gif

#21 LittleListen

Posted 12 November 2012 - 05:30 PM

The jewellery I asked DH for for my birthday that "didn't arrive in time" (sure Tounge1.gif)

Someone else to have packed up our house and cleaned it for sale!

A pg to announce on Christmas day (fat chance!)

Edited by eyesabove, 12 November 2012 - 05:31 PM.


#22 Broxie

Posted 12 November 2012 - 05:43 PM

Christmas dinnerware, iTunes voucher, DVD player (the upstairs one broke sad.gif), cookie cutters, apron, nerf gun, and glow in the dark nerf bullets.

#23 fruitbat72

Posted 12 November 2012 - 05:49 PM

Alexander Skarsgard - I keep asking but no-one will oblige

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And a decent night's sleep

#24 Three Of Hearts

Posted 12 November 2012 - 06:00 PM

A roomba
IPhone 5
Electric kitchen scales, a new chopping board and cookbook stand

I'm sure there is more but that's all I can think of for now!

I had a large diamond ring on my wish list last year which I received  wub.gif So I'd better leave jewelry off the list for at least another year now  wink.gif  although some diamond earrings would be nice  tongue.gif

#25 RCTP

Posted 12 November 2012 - 06:03 PM

A fab 3 Annies leather bag

Subscription to UK magazine "Essentials" that I miss reading






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