Monday, December 15, 2008

Dear Santa...

I've been a pretty good girl this year.

Yes, there have been a few hiccups in the past 12 months (kissing a guy who wasn't my boyfriend, hitting a light post, cursing more times than I can count - usually while driving B&B, and *ahem* blogging instead of working *ahem*), but I definitely think I've been a good-er girl this year than last year. Nobody's perfect. And, I promise to be even more good next year!

So, if you'd be so kind as to look over my Christmas List and maybe put a few things under my Christmas tree, I'd really appreciate it.

My Christmas List

Not only are these ruby slippers snazzy and would look great with my favorite outfit, but they're also pretty darn handy. Do you think they just work for returning home whenever you want, or can they take you anywhere?

I promise I wouldn't use this elevator all the time - I know that going up my stairs is good, and needed, exercise. I'd just use it after grocery shopping, when returning from a trip, or basically whenever laden with heavy stuff. I promise.

In case you don't know, Santa, this is Simon Baker. If I found him under my tree, I'd be the happiest girl! He has gorgeous eyes, a charming smile, and he's Australian! Wow. I can already imagine cuddling with him in front of a fireplace. If you can't get him, I'd take...

...a beagle instead. What a cutie! My coworker just got one and I'm wanting one pretty bad now. Did you know that they don't shed? And, I hear they are good cuddlers.

In the event that I actually get Simon Baker for Christmas, I'll need this in order to have something in front of which to snuggle with him. There's nothing like watching a fire with someone to make you feel all warm and content. Aaahhh.

These pretties are my favorite dessert. I ♥ them more than words can express. Can I make a simple request, though? Will you please delay giving me these until I can start eating food again. Thank you!

Since buying a home, I have found that most of the things I really want have to do with improving it. I'd love this baby, especially if it came with the aforementioned fireplace. And man. Or dog. Really, as long as it includes a treasure trove of books, I'll be happy. See how easy-to-please I am?

I've always wanted to take a train trip somewhere, anywhere, as long as it's interesting and picturesque. It would be fun if I had company, so will you also give this gift to someone I love to talk to, please? You're the best, Santa!

I hope you enjoy the snack I leave for you this year. I couldn't help but notice that last year not only did you eat what I left for you, but you also ate the divinity I had hidden in the cupboard. I'm glad you liked it, but I was a teeny bit disappointed to not have any when I woke up.

Please pass on my well-wishes to your wife, the reindeer, and all the elves.

Thanks in advance and Merry Christmas!

Julie :)

P.S. I'll be staying with my mom on Christmas Eve, so don't worry about going to my condo. It'll save you a trip - you can bring my presents when you bring my mom's. See how thoughtful I am? Thanks again!


Mellissa said...

Ditto on Simon Baker (even though I'm married) - I didn't know he was Australian! Mmmm...chocolate covered strawberries. And a fireplace. And the beagle (I don't think Ben would want me to have Simon Baker or the beagle, oh well). Nice list.

Melissa said...

I love the list! Thanks for sharing all your wants. Have fun at your mom's for Christmas!

Framed said...

How bad were you last year if you were "good-er" this year? :) You can tell me if it's none of my business plus the rest of the blogging world, but we really want to know. Great list. Aren't you having surgery like the day before? Would that be a waste of a perfectly good Simon?

Booklogged said...

I hope you get to that man before your Mom does! This is wonderful letter to Santa. I could go for a library like that one in the picture.

I hope you have a Merry, merry Christmas. Are you coming up with your Mom? That will make the holidays merrier and brighter! I have a new game...

Alyson said...

What a fun list! I do have to warn you though, my friend just got a beagle from the animal shelter. She brought it over to my house and the dog did shed. I had hair all over the couch...just fyi.

You deserve everything on your list. Love you!

julie said...

Missy, too bad that Ben won't let you have SB or a beagle. I'll invite you over for games. You can cuddle with the beagle all you want.

Melissa, I'm glad you enjoyed my list. Do you think I'll get any of them??

Framed, if I told you why I was "bad" last year, Santa might rethink getting me anything this year. He must have overlooked some of my foibles last year, and I doubt he'd appreciate me "flaunting" them. And, yes, I'm having surgery right before Christmas. No, it wouldn't be a waste of SB because we'll still be in the "getting to know you" phase. I may kiss men who are practically strangers, but I don't cuddle with them!

Book, I'm not sure Mom finds him as attractive as I do. Just in case, maybe I'll write Santa another P.S. and ask him to leave Simon at my house instead of Mom's. No, I'm not going up with my Mom. I doubt I'll feel up to traveling so soon after surgery. And, I'm looking forward to some alone time in my apartment just reading, watching movies, and relaxing.

Aly, that's good to know about the beagle. I asked my coworker and she said they still have hair that falls out but just not shedding like a typical dog. I'm not sure of the difference, but I still want one! Thanks, I hope you get everything on your undisclosed Christmas list, too!

Wendy said...

I hope Santa brings you all the things on your list. : ), Ditto on the library!!

tearese said...

Funny...that guy isn't my type. I just want enough money so that we're not stranded on our trip with no way to get home! (We had a few mishaps this week where we had to spend more than we wanted to.)
How is the fast going! Good luck with that.

julie said...

Wendy, thanks - I hope you get everything on your list, too. Especially the library.

Tearese, to each her own. It's a good thing everyone doesn't like the same type. I really hope your trip goes well and that you make it there and back safely. And that you have lots of fun in TX. The fasting is killing me; otherwise, it's ok. :)