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

- 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!)
The Subtle Knife by Phillip Pullman
Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley
I am Legend by Richard Matheson
The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury
A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
Neuromancer by William Gibson
The Guns of August by Barbara Tuchman

- 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 (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)


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! ;)