[Who’s up for sharing their wishlist? Just a sampling, no need to get crazy. Let me begin!
1. Aveda’s Rosemary Mint gift set, with shampoo, conditioner, and soap. I got to try this when I stayed at the Renaissance in Nashville two summers ago and I still dream of how heavenly and luxurious it is. The scent is divine and it made my hair so soft. I keep saying I’ll splurge on them, but I never do.
Crate and Barrel “Classic Century”
2. A new dinnerware pattern. Why am I dreaming of dinnerware and china? Who knows. I’m a goober like that. I pinned all of my “One Day!” patterns so I can keep them handy. Unrealistic, financially, although the pine cones seem more attainable.
Stetson “Pine Cone,” circa 50s-60s
3. A Kindle. I actually got one of these last year, but I had also gotten an iPad, so when my grandma expressed an interest in reading on a Kindle, I handed it over. I may have even gotten a little emotional later, not because I was a whiny little child, but because it came from my dad and he addressed it to his “Reader Rabbit,” which is what he and my mom used to call me as a child. Fast forward a year, and clearly I’m not reading much on my iPad. I would love a dedicated e-reader with no bells and whistles. Give me not the option to play Words With Friends, and I may actually read!
4. Running gear! All sorts of running gear! I have gloves, tights, a long-sleeved shirt, a hydration system, a replacement heart rate monitor, replacement shoes, fancy “race day shoes,” trail shoes, a nicer looking RoadID for everyday, you get the idea. Love me some running gear, especially if it motivates me to get outside on a chilly Colorado winter day!
5. New sage boots for my ABUs! A practical gift, and may not seem like much fun, but I’ve tried them on and they feel amazing. If I’m on orders for a lengthy period of time this summer, I may have to buy them. In the meantime, I have two pairs of issued boots that serve me just fine. If I were active duty, you’d better believe I’d own these things already. One weekend a month doesn’t necessitate new boots though, so I’ll just covet in the meantime.
And what’s my super large, “never gonna happen” item? Why yes, that would be a new car! Say that in your best Bob Barker voice and imagine the music, noises, and excitement. If I were in the market to replace my vehicle, I’d be looking for a Chevy Traverse. Doesn’t need to be new. I’ll gladly take a loaded, pre-owned vehicle. 🙂