Okay, okay.... I will be 41 years old in March, but I am not too proud to admit that I do have a grown up Christmas list!!  I love Christmas!  I love giving gifts and I love the little surprises that as adults, we really only get two times a year... Christmas and birthday!

Now, let me start by saying that I do have some non materialistic things on my list.  In fact, those will always trump anything that can be bought in a store, however, the little girl in me still has the twinkle in her eye at a few choice items every year.  

The past few Christmases have been pretty rough around here, I am not going to lie.  Due to the issues that Garrick and I have been battling, recent Christmases have been marked with some tension and stress to say the least.  So, YES... the first thing on my list is a safe, joyful, peaceful Christmas with God in the lead.  My heart cannot take another stressful Christmas, so really and truly, this is numero uno for me!!

BUT... I will share with you today a few little items that I have on my "fun list" this year!

1. North face hoodie- I really didn't know I wanted this until I was scoping out Brads Deals (a great website that gives you the best current deals on all things!) and I saw it listed!  I thought to myself, I do not own a hoodie, I won a lot of fleece zip ups but no hoodies. I am chronically cold in the winter and often sleep with a sweatshirt on!  And, if it is not TOO cold out, I run outside and this would be PERFECT!  Ergo, it made the list.  Now, I hinted around to my spouse a few dozen times, even sending him the photo, but we shall see if there is a box waiting for me to unwrap!

2. Philosophy Lotion and/or Shower gel-  I usually get this every year from my mama and I always look forward to it!  I love bath and body items and Philosophy is a little more costly, therefore, I seldom if ever buy it for myself.  So I look forward to getting it as a special gift!!!

3. Pajamas-  I LOVE pajamas!  Yes, I have way too many!  And yes, it is a tad ridiculous, but I can't help myself, cozy, warm and fun jammies are just my favorite!  You can never go wrong buying me a pair of jammies!  

4. Fun scarves and pieces of jewelry-  My sisters buy me these types of gifts often and I love them!  Last year my older sister bought me this small silver bracelet that says, "one day at a time,"  I am not sure if she knew how fitting this was for me, but it could not have been more perfect.  I love meaningful little gifts like that.  Another year, my younger sister bought me the cutest, most elegant looking scarf.  I get so many compliments on it and I have never seen one like it!  To this day, it remains one of my favorite scarves!

SO THAT'S IT!!! Those are at the top of my list!!!  

I will keep you posted if any of them end up under my tree!!!

Peace and Blessings 
Your Friend 
Missy
 


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A lot of people take for granted the simple blessing they have. I am glad that you were able to find joy in the people the surround you. I hope others can be the same. We should not take for granted the small gifts we receive. I believe they are the little miracles of our daily life.thanks for sharing

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Thanks for sharing your Christmas wish list. That is so cute. As we grow older, we forget the simple pleasures in life. I personally believe that small things matters. The little joys in life. We must not let maturity take that away from us.

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