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What's On My Christmas List

I still owe Christmas lists to my mom and my mother-in-law and ... I'm the worst at putting these together. I can pick out cutesy-wootsey things all day long for my girls, and I promise I'm not trying to be a martyr, but there's just not a lot that I really want for. 

I love my house. I love the way it's decorated. I love crafting and craft supplies but I like picking out my own ribbon. I love makeup and LipSense but I buy that for myself using my wholesale discount. I love clothes and jewelry, but I am also kinda crazy about wearing something until it's almost too far gone to donate. I'm not a "wear once" girl. And my sister Laura makes my favorite jewelry so I get a lot of my wishlist items from her.

So here's what actually made the cut this year -- maybe you have some ideas for me, too?

Swarovski 2017 Ornament
I've been collecting these since 2002 and I've amassed quite the gorgeous collection! I display them on a gold metal tree from Pier 1.

NOW ... super duper important -- I just spotted that these are the Amazon deal of the day which means that they are $27.50 down from $79! We spend $79 on these every single year (and my mom buys a few of them) so this is huuuuuge. Find the deal HERE. This would also be such a perfect keepsake ornament for anyone who had a big 2017 -- new house, new job, new baby, engagement or marriage!


Between The Tipsy Bunny hairbows I make and sell and LipSense products, I'm mailing out packages every single day. I have my computer and packaging supplies at the dining room table (sorry, Martha Stewart, but my Christmas tablescape leaves a little to be desired) and I run back and forth to Ian's office to print out mailing labels. It's getting a little old and I'm burning through his printer ink like crazy. SO, a $160 label printer isn't normally what I would get all of the heart eyes over, but I want this so bad.

HERE is where I need your help. I know there are websites out there to find the best deal online. I just know we can get this for less -- right? Does anyone have any insight into what website I need to track this on? 



This is the perfume I found out about from my brother-in-law's girlfriend and it smells HEAVENLY. You can find it on Amazon Prime and ever since I smelled it, I knew I needed it in my life.

Aqua Allegoria Nerolia Bianca for Women By Guerlain Eau De Toilette Spray, 3.3 ounces


My girlfriend group-texted us about these jammies the other day and on my list they go! I recently bought these Santa pajamas in XS from the Target (PLEASE do me a favor and wash yours first in ice cold water ... I did not) and I do love them, but I want these to wear year-round. And of course I love the animal print tie at the waist!



YES I am asking for laundry detergent this year (and again I swear I'm not trying to be a martyr "oh I just need not a thing please just a little laundry soap for this dear girl would make my yearrrr" LOLOLOL).

But y'all, the ladies in a local Facebook moms group I'm in swear that this stuff makes your laundry smell amazing, and it's not something I would really buy on just a normal Tuesday. So on the Christmas list it goes. I won't use it for kiddie socks and Ian's gym clothes, but every time I run a load of MY laundry, you better believe it will get the royal treatment. 


Other than that, I just want all of the good holiday stuff. Egg nog and fruitcake (which I picked up Monday), Amy Grant Christmas music, some classic Christmas movies, and pictures of my girls on Santa's lap. 

Again -- if you can help me with what website I need to go to for tracking that Dymo label printer I'll be your bestie!

What's on YOUR list? 


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16 comments:

  1. Amy Grant Christmas music FOR LIFE!

    (I was *thisclose* to asking for a new electric toothbrush because mine is old but then was like eff it, faux fur vest it is. I need some luxury in my life!)

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  2. How do the PJ's compare to Soma? I am thinking about ordering these for my mom this year since I like the colors better.

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  3. I have heard such great things about that laundry detergent. What a great idea to put it on your list!

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  4. You should contact Dymo and offer to do a review for your businesses on your blog. I know a ton of your followers have their own home businesses and perhaps that could be a good perk to get a free one to try out.

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  5. Haha! I love your list! I'm a very practical 'gift asker'. This year was socks from J Crew, new electric toothbrush (we went with Quip - love the auto refills!), and all of my special toiletries that I'm running out of.
    I am going to check those PJ's out.....

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  6. Love this practical list!! I'm all about what I need more than what I want for Christmas these days.

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  7. I have those pajamas and they are my absolute favorites!! What a great list. I want to try that detergent too!

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  8. Pajamas are on my list too. Thanks for the reminder to wash in ice water first

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  9. You've tempted me with this ornament collection for at least two-three Christmases. This year is the year to dive in, I love this tradition. :D

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  10. I recently discovered the website camelcamelcamel.com for checking price history on Amazon items. Check it out, it's pretty interesting but does not give current price comparisons from different websites that I could find.

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  11. Totally have those pajamas....they are my favorite. So soft and comfy. I loved them so much I bought them in red too. :)

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  12. I am the same way with making lists for myself. I'm so focused on checking off my own shopping lists, I always leave everyone else hanging... but truly, I don't need or want for much at all. PJs are such a great gift, and I can see a label maker coming in handy!

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  13. You'll have to let me know how you like that printer! I'm getting tired of running to the post office to ship out orders - what kind of at-home shipping service do you use?

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  14. What popular perfume can you compare the guerlain one to? Does it remind you of another perfume that's more mainstream? In the market for a new perfume but I'm weary of purchasing before smelling it. I have that laundry detergent and my husband hates it.

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  15. I bought the perfume from Amazon based on your review. It arrived today. I really like it! A very unique scent. Thanks for the recommendation! I love your blog! ~Kasey

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