Wednesday, August 22, 2007

It's almost my birthday!

Practical stuff:
- Dust buster or small vacuum cleaner (I could REALLY use this!)
- step stool (this TOO!), preferably one that closes up (i.e. doesn’t have to stay open all the time) (THANKS MOM & DAD!)
- splatter guards for frying pans
- gift cards to any of the following supermarkets: trader joes, shoprite, a&p
- gift cards to any of the following craft stores: joann’s, Michaels, ac moore
- gift cards to any of the following home goods stores: target, bed bath & beyond, linens n things, kohls

Cookbooks:
- vegetable harvest by patricia wells
- canyon ranch cooks: more than 200 delicious, innovative recipes from america’s leading health resort by barry correia and scott uehlein
- the golden door cooks light and easy by michel stroot

other books: (used or new)
- the woman who walked into doors by roddy doyle
- the children of men by p.d. james
- life of pi by yann martel (THANKS, MOM AND DAD!)
- now discover your strengths by marcus Buckingham
- wild swans: three daughters of china by jung chang
- from the mixed up files of mrs. basil e. frankweiler by e.l. konigsburg (THANKS, MOM AND DAD!)
- storm front (the Dresden files book 1) by jim butcher
- Walden two by b.f. skinner
- Never eat alone by keith ferrazzi and tahl raz
- America, the Book: A citizen’s guide to democracy inaction by Jon Stewart et al
- The complete book of sewing (new edition) by DK publishing (THANKS, SETH!)
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The Subtle Knife by Phillip Pullman
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Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
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The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley
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I am Legend by Richard Matheson
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The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury
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A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
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Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
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The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
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Neuromancer by William Gibson
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The Guns of August by Barbara Tuchman

Dvds:
- the devil wears prada
- any animated Disney movies of my childhood (except Cinderella, lion king, and beauty and the beast, which I already have, and Dumbo, which I hated) (some favorites include Aladdin, mulan, sword in the stone, fantasia, robin hood) (THANKS KEITH AND MOM&DAD!)
- seasons of buffy the vampire slayer (not season 1 or 2, just 3 thru 7)
- my big fat greek wedding
- monsters inc
- mary poppins
- seasons of animaniacs or pinky and the brain
- extended editions of LOTR: two towers or return of the king (already have fellowship)
- the brave little toaster

cds: (bought or burned, no difference to me)
- b’day by beyonce
- a fever you can’t sweat out by panic at the disco
- liz phair by liz phair
- melankton by kate havnevik
- lafcadio by as tall as lions
- eyes open by snow patrol
- the white album by the beatles (THANKS AARON!!!)
- futuresex/lovesounds by Justin timberlake
- breakaway by Kelly Clarkson
- the kink khronicles by the kinks
- something real by meg & dia
- princesses nubiennes by les nubians
- surrealistic pillow by Jefferson airplane
- the high lonesome sound by roscoe holcomb
- film soundtracks: lost highway, cool world, natural born killers

Board games:
- settlers of catan
- balderdash (THANKS RACHEL!!!!!)
- clue
- boggle
- stratego (THANKS RACHEL!!!!)
- battleship
- jenga (THANKS KEITH!!)
- Othello
- mastermind
- catchphrase
- cranium
- apples to apples
- scattergories
- monopoly

Card games: munchkin, chrononauts, fluxx, uno

video games:
- lego star wars (for Nintendo gamecube)
- new super Mario brothers (for Nintendo DS)
- cooking mama (for Nintendo DS)
- elektroplankton (for Nintendo DS)
- beyond good and evil (for Nintendo gamecube)
- karaoke revolution party bundle (for gamecube) – this is considerably cheaper than anywhere else when bought from amazon.com (THANKS KEITH!!!!)
- brain age (Nintendo ds)

computer games:
- “sid meier’s pirates!” by 2K games
- “zeus expansion: Poseidon” by Vivendi Universal (this is REALLY hard to find, and is more a ‘dream’ than anything else)

3 comments:

Mike said...

Holy crap! She updates!

Gloria said...

Welcome back to blogland! And thanks for providing such a handy dandy b-day list!

songinhersky said...

my mom kept asking me for my list, so i figured i'd put it on the blog for all to see!

thanks for commenting guys! i forgot what a warm fuzzy glow getting comments can provide! ;)