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#1 of 41 Old 07-03-2013, 09:48 AM - Thread Starter
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A massage, a margarita (preferably large) and 8 hours of consecutive sleep.

 

What do you need?

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A bit of clarity in my muddied marital relationship, some extra sleep, and a hug.
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A bit of clarity in my muddied marital relationship, some extra sleep, and a hug.

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A massage, a margarita (preferably large) and 8 hours of consecutive sleep.

 

What do you need?

 

It appears that you and I need the EXACT same things. 

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New teeth! And for my MIL to get abducted by aliens or run away to a country faaaar away.
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time alone for a few hours and a good night's rest.


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For my phone to just go die and stop ringing

24 hours of straight sleep

A wet nurse for my toddler

 

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A shower! Someone to watch the baby till I shower AND brush my hair, preferably. A nap. A maid.

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Ideas for a baby shower present: specifically, for a mom having her third child (gender TBD upon birth).  Said mom has lots of baby clothes, is a die-hard nursing AP all set with slings and cloth diapers, owns a ton of baby gear from the first two, and will have a midwife-assisted home birth.

 

Other than (upon baby's arrival) casseroles on the doorstep, I am at a loss as to what to get her for a baby shower.  Knowing her, I am looking for reusable/recycled, all-natural type gifts.  Or original gifts/ideas, or perhaps activities or services?  She has a healthy revulsion for the excessive, crass, and/or useless (for ex., she cringes at plastic crap and token "gifts",although, bless her heart, she manages to keep a gracious and grateful appearance.  But I have seen her "to donate" bag...)  

 

Any ideas out there?  Crazy and outrageous (a.k.a. innovative) ideas are welcome. I am at the end of my rope.

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I think a gift card for a nice grocery store or dept store would be generous and appreciated. Perhaps an amber teething necklace? Some homemade/locally made belly butter, sitz bath, or massage oil? Finally, if there is a local maternity/breast feeding supply store, she could use a gift certificate for a new nursing bra or related needs.
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Maybe a card offering to take her older kids out for something fun so she can nap with the new baby or whatever.
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air conditioning.

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Fresh fruit, dental insurance, sewing know-how and a machine, and reassurance that I'm doing well as a wife and mother.


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Motivation to do my homework. It's easy but time consuming and due in a few days.
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A particular room to be clean, to lose 30 pounds, and some extra $$$.  I am working on it.  :-)


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Either to go into labor NOW (I'm about 44 weeks) or to have the grace to accept that this baby will arrive in hir own time, no matter how "late" society tells me ze is.

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Someone to deep clean my house and do my homework

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A vacation, someone to deep clean the house, a personal chef so I don't have to cook everyday.

Ryan 08-28-08  & Julianna 5-3-11
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a deep tissue massage, to do yoga, to write more, to not take myself so seriously, and a rubber chicken.

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I need a NAP. Yesterday was a long holiday, today will be  a long shopping trip. I also need someone to clean the house and wash the diapers for me later. The lawn mowed would be really nice too.


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a deep tissue massage, to do yoga, to write more, to not take myself so seriously, and a rubber chicken.
Haaha, just seeing if anyone is paying attention lol.gif
A rubber chicken is actually on my list of stuff to get. Ours gets an insane amount of play by all ages and she died a tragic death giving birth to a "parasitic T-Rex".
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A vacation, someone to deep clean the house, a personal chef so I don't have to cook everyday.

 

Second thought that popped into my head "someone to deep clean my house". LOL. 

 

First thought was "my babies". Both dc are a long, long way from home right now, traveling separately in different parts of the world. I miss them. I know they are having amazing, life-changing experiences but I miss them. 

 

Also, a pedicure and some 5 lb. dumbbell weights. 

 

And if someone could magically conjure up a new bathing suit without me having to do the excruciating shopping for it, that would be awesome. 

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Olly, I don't know what kind of suit you want, but I was on another thread that lead me to this amazing suit designer. The designers site/shop is http://www.reyswimwear.com/
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I need...

 

  • a longer summer vacation
  • to be more organized with my time
  • to commit to my workouts and clean diet
  • to spend more time with my husband
  • to save more money every month
  • a day at the spa, choosing whatever I would like, once a week
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A really yummy latte.

A sibling playmate for my kiddo to absorb some of her energy!

A VACATION!  (mine was canceled due to a friends family feud!)

Know how to work my I-phone as an I-pod so I can make a playlist for jogging......anyone?  I am so tech challenged.

 

My husband to cook dinner tonight and do the dishes...even though he worked all day today!

 

A second income.

 

 

Boy, all of these would be great!

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And if someone could magically conjure up a new bathing suit without me having to do the excruciating shopping for it, that would be awesome. 

Seriously, this would be so good.  And I have already tried on about 15 this season.  Anyone know of an affordable brand that makes one pieces for tall women?  I need a shorter torso!

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A really yummy latte.
A sibling playmate for my kiddo to absorb some of her energy!
A VACATION!  (mine was canceled due to a friends family feud!)
Know how to work my I-phone as an I-pod so I can make a playlist for jogging......anyone?  I am so tech challenged.

My husband to cook dinner tonight and do the dishes...even though he worked all day today!

A second income.


Boy, all of these would be great!

Sync your iPhone with your computer's iTunes so that they are added to your iPhone: http://m.dummies.com/how-to/content/how-to-synchronize-your-iphone-with-your-computer0.http

http://www.brighthub.com/mobile/iphone/articles/71913.aspx

Does that make sense? Just make a playlist on itunes and then when you have your iphone plugged in to your computer you can select that the songs that you've checked be transferred to your phone.
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Sync your iPhone with your computer's iTunes so that they are added to your iPhone: http://m.dummies.com/how-to/content/how-to-synchronize-your-iphone-with-your-computer0.http

http://www.brighthub.com/mobile/iphone/articles/71913.aspx

Does that make sense? Just make a playlist on itunes and then when you have your iphone plugged in to your computer you can select that the songs that you've checked be transferred to your phone.

I'm gonna try it right now....i'll let you know how it goes :)

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A lot of things. Though thankfully I'm content even without these :)

 

Uninterrupted sleep, a maid, a shower, a personal chef, and to win the lottery!

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