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Thursday, November 17, 2011

What Would You Wish For?

If you could be visited by a wish-granting fairy, what would you wish for?

Enough with the peace on earth stuff, nice as that would be. This fairy wants to give you something tangible. Or at least, something that can be bought.

I made a wish in the comments over on a friend's blog and then the Fairy Hobmother came over to my blog and decided to grant my wish.

Well, sort of. I was a little greedy and wished for something huge(if you have heard me whining about my broken dishwasher, you can probably guess what my wish was).

And while this is a generous fairy, the wishes have to be spread around to others. But, the Fairy did give me a $100 gift card to Amazon. Which I will try really hard not to spend all on Kindle books.

But now the Fairy Hobmother is going to visit one of you and grant one of your wishes!

You can wish for something big, you can wish for a gift card like mine, you can wish for something you need like new laundry baskets(hey, whatever floats your boat), or you can even wish for a donation to a special charity.

All you have to do is leave a comment with your wish and the Fairy Hobmother will come visit one of you and grant your wish! If you aren't sure if your profile links back to your blog, be sure to select comment as Name/url for easy finding by the fairy.

The Fairy Hobmother is spreading some cheer and granting wishes this holiday season and also showing us where to find large capacity fridge freezers. She's a multi-tasking fairy.


After you make your wish in your comment below, be sure to head over to my facebook page and find the post from this morning about how you can be included in next week's Things They Can't Say! Going to try something a little different during the holiday weekend and I hope you will join in!

Please note: The Fairy Hobmother visited Jayme from The Random Blogette, so I'm going to close comments on this post. Here's hoping y'all find a little fairy magic this holiday season!

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Blogger Leiah said...

Unless she's able to wave her rockin' wand and help me with this whole stupid unemployed thing I've got going right now or the insomnia that is accompanying it, a gift card to help with Thanksgiving dinner would be nice. Or Sam Elliot. I'm not picky.

November 17, 2011 at 7:16 AM  
Blogger Heather said...

I totally wish for world peace, but since I know that is so not going to happen...

I also wish for a new camera strap and camera bag (like a fancy, pretty camera bag so I can fit in with the cool kids)

or a new dishwasher because I am totally in the handwashing dishes club right now and it sucks.

November 17, 2011 at 7:23 AM  
Anonymous Stephanie said...

My biggest wish right now would be for a Canon SLR but that may being too greedy. So my second biggest wish would be for some cash to put towards nice boots. This will be the third winter that I do not have nice leather boots for wearing on a GNO or a date or just to feel pretty. Sometimes being low income just sucks :P

November 17, 2011 at 7:29 AM  
Blogger Jessica said...

Very cool, hmm, what would I wish for.
Maybe a new purse because I have an impossible time spending money on myself so never buy one that I actually really want.

November 17, 2011 at 7:29 AM  
Blogger Secret Mom Thoughts said...

I wish for a new pocketbook or a giftcard.

November 17, 2011 at 7:48 AM  
Blogger For the Love of Naps - Sarah said...

Hmm camera bag, boots, .. I like all these ideas. Just winning would be so fun. I like the amazon gift card idea so Xmas shopping is a little less stressful.

November 17, 2011 at 7:53 AM  
Blogger Team Suzanne said...

I know this isn't tangible--but I wish for time. More time. More time in each day. More time in the week. Time is like gold to me--I am desperate for it.

If I can't get a gift card for time, I'd take gas cards. I'd love for my sister and nephews to visit me--but she's two hours away and can't afford the gas. I'd love to give it to her so her boys can play with my girls in our yard--like cousins do.

November 17, 2011 at 7:55 AM  
Blogger Jackie said...

For me, it's actually quite simple. I'd love a gift card to amazon. Whenever I'm asked what I want, on the spot I forget. However, browsing the net I come across tons of things I'd love.
Thanks Shell!
I hope you get all YOU want with your own gift card! :)

November 17, 2011 at 7:56 AM  
Blogger January Dawn said...

I wish for my husband to be home right this minute as it's been almost 2 weeks since he's been away but that's not going to happen.

Does she grant endless patience and sanity to deal with children 3 and under? If not I'll settle for some new clothes. I need some serious retail therapy WITHOUT my kids.

November 17, 2011 at 7:58 AM  
Blogger championm2000 said...

Boots. Cute boots. Yes, please :-)

November 17, 2011 at 8:10 AM  
Blogger The Preppy Girl in Pink said...

My girls are tickled that there is a fairy that grants wishes for adults! This is so sweet of you to spread that fairy love. How wonderful that she helped you out during your dishwasher crisis!!

If I could ask for anthing tangible, it would be for a gift card for clothes and shoes. It would need to have a letter from the fairy telling me I could only spend it on myself. I (like most moms) tend to leave my needs at the bottom of the list. I would love something new to wear to all of the holiday functions this time of year.

Thank you!!

November 17, 2011 at 8:11 AM  
Blogger Sela Toki said...

Can the good fairy please grant me a working dryer! Mine broke and laundry is stacking up to the roof. Simply can not afford one right now. Thanks Shell. Hope you get your dishwasher.

November 17, 2011 at 8:14 AM  
Blogger Monica said...

My wish would be for things for baby boy (like those little stuffed animals you put pacifiers), or an Amazon Kindle Fire. Or an iPad. =)

November 17, 2011 at 8:17 AM  
Anonymous tracy@sellabitmum said...

I wish I could make my girl's bedrooms the rooms of their dreams. This redecorating project has reached the point of sadness.

November 17, 2011 at 8:20 AM  
Blogger The Empress said...

My wish:

that I'd get my lazy butt in gear and teach myself some digital photography.

It would take my blog to a whole nuther level.

November 17, 2011 at 8:22 AM  
Blogger Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

I wish someone would pay my entry fee for a spring marathon. Racing has gotten so expensive!

November 17, 2011 at 8:25 AM  
Blogger Kmama said...

I'm wishing for a new pair of black (or brown) boots. I hate spending money on myself, especially shoes, so I would love for the fairy to take care of that for me!

November 17, 2011 at 8:26 AM  
Blogger The Jammie Girl said...

I would absolutely wish for an Amazon gift card. I've been off work recovering from surgeries since April and have made the unpleasant discovery that just having disability insurance and proof that you can't work doesn't actually mean the disability insurance company will PAY you (silly me). So I'm scrambling and entering giveaways to try to buy my kiddos anything for Christmas.

November 17, 2011 at 8:52 AM  
Blogger Oka said...

A gift card would be great to help with the non-existent Christmas my 4 kids are going to have this year.

November 17, 2011 at 8:59 AM  
Blogger Randi said...

I think my wish would be to be home for the holidays. This will be my first Christmas in all my 28 years not spending Christmas with my whole family. Living 2100 miles away makes it a bit tough.
I know ths is not a tangible wish, but really durning this time of year a gift card would be nice to help with Christmas shopping.
Thanks Shell for sharing this fairy :)

November 17, 2011 at 9:14 AM  
Blogger Evonne said...

What I really want is a new house, but I'm not sure how realistic that is at the moment. So if that wish can't be granted, a new stove would be awesome. Or a couch - not sure which is used more :)

November 17, 2011 at 9:25 AM  
Blogger Robbie K said...

Please wave your magic wand and give me a winter coat for I have none this year. I gave mine (which was only 2-3 yrs old) to my friend's 13 yr old daughter as she outgrew her coat last year and had no $ for another one.

November 17, 2011 at 9:26 AM  
Blogger Natalie said...

I good totally go for a Kindle since I keep hijacking my husband's or even a Amazon gift card like yours would do!

November 17, 2011 at 9:39 AM  
Blogger KT said...

I would love a gift card to Macy's or a similar store as I looked at my winter work clothes recently and realized that I am still wearing shirts from 10+ YEARS ago. Not good.

nonsequiturchica at gmail

November 17, 2011 at 9:42 AM  
OpenID beefburritosncoconuts said...

I have to keep wishing for a healthy and happy baby to be, but since I can

I'm dieing for the timi & leslie Marilyn II Diaper Bag in beautiful brown

November 17, 2011 at 9:42 AM  
Blogger Anna said...

I would wish for a home for my family. We're currently staying at a family member's house and all our stuff is in storage until we have a home to take it to.

November 17, 2011 at 9:44 AM  
Blogger Kim said...

Ha, ha. This is cool. I would obviously wish for some camera gear. That stuff is expensive. But a gift card could really help with Christmas shopping.
What a fantastic idea for this.

November 17, 2011 at 9:45 AM  
Blogger Anna said...

And yes I realize I'm not going to win and that no one can give me a home.. lol. I commented after I read the first few paragraphs and didn't realize it was actually a giveaway until I went back and read it more thoroughly.

November 17, 2011 at 9:51 AM  
Blogger Rach (DonutsMama) said...

I wish for a new wardrobe. Is that too shallow? I just haven't treated myself to anything since before I got pregnant!

November 17, 2011 at 10:07 AM  
Blogger jen@ living a full life said...

If I had a wish.....I think I'd ask for an Amazon gift card so that I could buy myself a Kindle.

November 17, 2011 at 10:13 AM  
Blogger Vivian said...

One of the TOP things on my wishlist is a Sony Bloggie because I'd really love to kickstart my vlogging and also record more precious moments of the baby! :)

November 17, 2011 at 10:14 AM  
Blogger Bec@littlelucylu said...

Well, this is fun to think about .... even if our "wishes" don't come true!
I am in need of a new vacuum! I've been eyeing a Dyson at Target, but hate to spend money on a VACUUM :-/
Happy Day!
~Bec

November 17, 2011 at 10:16 AM  
Blogger Mark and Amy said...

I would wish for gas cards so we could visit family for the holidays instead of having Thanksgiving for two.

November 17, 2011 at 10:22 AM  
Blogger misssrobin said...

There isn't really anything tangible I want, so I'll leave that to the other ladies on here.

But your post did get me thinking. What would I wish for if it really would be granted? I would wish to feel better so I could do more of the things I want to do. Like clean my house and do the grocery shopping.

It sure makes me grateful for the good days when they come. Thanks for the thought to ponder.

November 17, 2011 at 10:40 AM  
Blogger Ducky said...

I wish for some individual health insurance coverage so I can quit my horrible job and freelance.

Aside from that, I wish for an Ariel Vanity Dressing Table for Lil Duck :o)

Congrats on your granted wish!!

Miss you xoxo

November 17, 2011 at 10:50 AM  
Blogger blueviolet said...

Whoa! She visited you from my blog? I'm SO happy for you!

November 17, 2011 at 10:54 AM  
Anonymous Kristin_OPC said...

Ooooh, I wish the Fairy Hobmother would help me pay for my wedding!

Miss your face!

November 17, 2011 at 10:57 AM  
Blogger crazedmama said...

My big huge wish would be that I find a job and my husband is released from his doctor to go back to work. Our utilities are about to be shut off on the 29th. I'm so so desperate I set up a donation page for our family. I'm so embarrassed and humiliated. I wish there really was a wish fairy.
This is the link to my donation page and our story:

http://www.gofundme.com/a7oas

November 17, 2011 at 10:58 AM  
Blogger MiMi said...

I have so many wishes that can't be granted. :(
But I always would wish for more $ to help at Christmas with presents for the boys! :)
If I got a 100 $ amazon g/c I'd use it all on books too probably. LOL

November 17, 2011 at 11:23 AM  
Blogger Singedwingangel said...

I wish for the ability to have something to get my kids Christmas with. Helping care for my mom I am now unable to take a job at any time, leaving us just depending on his income. my mom has made some poor financial decisions with her money and been helping us as well, leaving her scraping as well. So now we are helping pay her bills and ours. It is looking not so great for Christmas for the kids. I don't care about me, just want them to have something nice.

November 17, 2011 at 11:27 AM  
Anonymous Not a Perfect Mom said...

ooh...how neat!
I'm very lucky right now to not be needing so much, wanting maybe, but needs? that's a different story...
But the one charity close to me is Reece's Rainbow...I'd donate the money to them for an orphan's adoption fund...these babies in Eastern Europe with Down Syndrome are put into mental institutions if they aren't adopted by the age of 4

November 17, 2011 at 11:31 AM  
Blogger Stasha said...

A gift card to Wal-Mart or Target would be nice so I could start buying Christmas gifts for my daughter. . .

Or, a lil on the selfish side. . . I would LOVE a new camera. I haven't had a camera in over a year and have only been able to capture memories with a crappy cell phone camera.

November 17, 2011 at 11:38 AM  
Blogger NaDell said...

I would use it for Christmas or for food for the holidays or something else practical.

November 17, 2011 at 11:44 AM  
Anonymous Jessica B said...

My wish is for a cleaning/organizing fairy to come to my house and help me manage my clutter before the holidays are here and I am even more overwhelmed with decorations and "new things" and excited children. (We downsized our house - the downsizing and organizing of stuff is not so easy.)

raynjess328@aol.com

November 17, 2011 at 11:47 AM  
Blogger Krystyn said...

I'd probably say Amazon GC, too. I just broke my drying rack and want to replace it with a nicer one (as in not wood that can break)...and the left overs? I'd buy a book or two.

November 17, 2011 at 11:53 AM  
Blogger Missy said...

I need a new bra but have been too busy to go through the pain and hassle of getting one yet! Totally TMI.

November 17, 2011 at 12:01 PM  
Blogger Crystal said...

Honestly, I thought about wishing for something really big. But my heart is at war...literally. Hubby is deployed for a year, and I really want you to grant my wish and bring him home :( Since I know you can't do that...his internet connection is really bad. My mom generously bought him an iPod touch for xmas but I have nothing (updated iPod, iPhone, iPad, macbook) to be able to connect with him easier using the "face time" feature. So my boys and I get maybe once a week time on skype (which is really sketchy) to talk to him. And the place he is stationed won't let him TVC the birth of our 5th baby- due xmas day. I would love to be able to have something we could use the facetime feature on so he could see his baby...and me...and my 4 other boys. We miss daddy :( (sorry so long)

http://survivingandthrivinginmom-dom.blogspot.com

November 17, 2011 at 12:07 PM  
Blogger Jennifer said...

I've already had a wish granted. I can't wait for it to get here.

November 17, 2011 at 12:07 PM  
Blogger Katrina said...

I'd wish for a second vacuum. As dull as that sounds, we really need one for the upstairs so that we don't have to keep hauling our vacuum up and down the stairs all the time. Either that, or I'd wish for hardwood floors downstairs, lol :)

mommy9times@aol.com

November 17, 2011 at 12:26 PM  
Blogger Roxanne said...

I wish for some extra money so I can start turning on the heater at night. It's getting colder here, but I really can't afford to turn on the heater in my house. So we bundle up with sweaters and blankets.

November 17, 2011 at 12:47 PM  
Blogger Dizzy Goddesski said...

This is fun! I'd love to do this on my blog (even though I don't have nearly as many followers) because us grown ups rarely get to voice our own selfish wishes around the holidays.

I can't narrow it down to just one, but my wish would be for either a new camera, a nice black purse, a walk-in closet (the 1900s era house I'm in wasn't built with closets!!), a bigger & always magically clean bathroom (boys are gross!), or one of those awesome new Kindle Fire e-readers!

I wonder if I could fool any of my family into thinking this is the boys' Christmas list? I'm kidding!

Thanks for the cool post & congrats on winning the gift card! That'll make the holidays a little bit easier for you.

November 17, 2011 at 12:51 PM  
Blogger Just Jennifer said...

What a very cool thing! I think a gift card would be the most helpful thing at this time of year, especially someplace like Target. Would really help with Christmas!

November 17, 2011 at 12:53 PM  
Anonymous Mrs DZo said...

I'd like to wish for a donation to The Lymphoma Research Foundation. My best friend is afflicted with this terrible disease and during economic hardships charity donations drop drastically.

November 17, 2011 at 12:55 PM  
Blogger Carolyn said...

I would love to have a Silhouette Cameo. I've finally gotten back into crafting and want to take it up a notch!

November 17, 2011 at 12:57 PM  
Blogger Mom of 12 said...

I would love to have a copy of the new Just Dance 3! My autistic son and I exercised every day this year until the first part of October when my daughter's best friend's mom had a sudden heart attack and died at age 54. It threw me into a tailspin for a while, but now I'm ready to get back into our exercise routine. Love Just Dance and ready for a new beginning.
Sandy

November 17, 2011 at 1:04 PM  
Blogger chambanachik said...

We are wishing for a Christmas tree this year. My one year old daughter Millie has a couple presents from grandparents, but we aren't able to afford a tree. I'd love to get one that would stay in our family for years. It doesn't feel like Christmas without one!

November 17, 2011 at 1:10 PM  
Anonymous The Drama Mama said...

I can think of many wishes I could make, but right now, my biggest one would be to make sure my kids have Christmas, so however the Hobmother wants to grant that wish is fine with me!!

Or else, if it were possible, to make my husband's cancer non-existent and send us answers already.

November 17, 2011 at 1:14 PM  
Blogger Hutch said...

What a great idea!! I'm having major issues with my IT band which is putting a huge strain on my training and goal to complete a half in March. I would give anything for a massage to help with the strain!

November 17, 2011 at 1:30 PM  
Blogger The Random Blogette said...

I just wish that I can afford to buy Christmas presents for my kids this year. I know, I am such a downer but finances have been SO tight! I already told them that things are tight this year and even Santa is low on funds. I know we can get them a few things but we will just have to wait and see!

November 17, 2011 at 1:36 PM  
OpenID laci512 said...

I would just wish that a donation would be made to the local rape & abuse center where I volunteer. It would be a blessing to have some extra money this time of year to get each of the kiddos there a Christmas gift.

November 17, 2011 at 1:40 PM  
Blogger Ashley said...

I wish for an iPad for my son with autism. I've heard so many things about the awesome apps for kids on the spectrum. A friends let Caleb use theirs at a restaurant once and I couldn't believe the difference! So thats my biggest wish...well st least as far as tangible ones go. I'd also be happy with losing 50 lbs on a chocolate and wine diet. =)

November 17, 2011 at 1:41 PM  
Blogger Peg said...

We could seriously use a new fridge to accomodate all 7 of us and that has a working ice maker...ours stopped working right a year ago.

2-3 more hours in each day would also be nice :)

November 17, 2011 at 1:45 PM  
Blogger Mel said...

Conveniently my post for today addresses World Prematurity Day and support of March of Dimes. So, my wish would be for a donation in my kids' names to The March of Dimes!

November 17, 2011 at 1:50 PM  
Blogger Mel said...

Conveniently my post for today addresses World Prematurity Day and support of March of Dimes. So, my wish would be for a donation in my kids' names to The March of Dimes!

November 17, 2011 at 1:50 PM  
Blogger Jenny said...

My wish is for a Kindle Fire for my husband. I want to buy it for him... but Homemaker's are paid in love and precious moments, not cash.

:)

November 17, 2011 at 1:54 PM  
Blogger Hines-Sight said...

What a great post. Nice surprise.

Boots are on my list. Comfy ones.

November 17, 2011 at 2:03 PM  
Blogger Ashley said...

Okay after reading through these wishes, I want to use mine for everyone else! I wish to be a fairy hobmother, too, one day!!

November 17, 2011 at 2:25 PM  
Blogger HopefulLeigh said...

Now that it's getting cold, I've been wishing I could get a treadmill so I can keep going with my couch to 5k training. I'd have no excuse if exercise is just a room away!

November 17, 2011 at 2:39 PM  
Anonymous Nicolette said...

Selfishly I want a new iphone but realistically I should wish for some funds to pay bills or a gift card to Target or Amazon for Christmas shopping :)

November 17, 2011 at 2:54 PM  
Blogger Heather H said...

What I want more than anything? To have my house remodeled. Especially the butt-ugly kitchen.

And for my husband to stop talking so much about how much he hates our house.

Closer to reality but still slightly out of reach? An iPad.

November 17, 2011 at 4:02 PM  
Anonymous Megan (Best of Fates) said...

An unlimited supply of cheese. And fake skulls. 'Cause both have unlimited uses.

November 17, 2011 at 4:31 PM  
Blogger Marie said...

What a great thing. Hmmm... I would wish for a gift card for clothes. I make really little money and I can't remember the last time I bought clothes for myself and desperately need them :)

November 17, 2011 at 4:58 PM  
Blogger Kimberly said...

What an amazing gesture! I'd wish for a gift card to use for the holiday season. It sure could help this time of year!

November 17, 2011 at 5:20 PM  
Blogger Mom of the Twinkies and Tot! said...

I don't think my comment posted.

As a mother it is so hard to put yourself before others and ask for purely selfish tangible things. Most of the time when us mom's wish for things it's for our kids or for practical things (like I consider your dishwasher to be!)

I've ha my eye on a pair of zebra Sanuks on Amazon. I've been saving my $5 Amazon Swagbucks giftcards but only have $10 so far! It will take me a year to save up $60ish worth! Ha! So those are what I wish for :)

November 17, 2011 at 5:30 PM  
Blogger JDaniel4's Mom said...

Congrats! I would wish for a new fridge.

November 17, 2011 at 5:44 PM  
Blogger Annemarie said...

so many things I could wish for, but really all I really want right now is people to head over to my blog, check out katies facebook link and head over there and join for her memorial walk. is that stupid?

November 17, 2011 at 5:50 PM  
Blogger Rhiannon said...

what a super great fairly hobmother... of course i wish for a sober day... and for my mortgage to get paid off or atleast down 80K but hmm... i would like some wood floors for christmas or maybe even a repaired shower. (since mine is STILL outta comish

November 17, 2011 at 6:12 PM  
Blogger Eat. Live. Laugh. and sometimes shop! said...

I wish for enough extra cash to remodel my kids bathroom so they can stop sharing our shower!!!!

November 17, 2011 at 6:18 PM  
Blogger Emmy said...

Oh I wish for rolls of vinyl and scrappers and lots of accessories for my new (well I am getting it at Christmas- though I have already used it hehe) Sillouhette Cameo!

November 17, 2011 at 6:21 PM  
Anonymous A Mother's Thoughts said...

It's funny I just wrote a post about how broke my hubby and I are. So my wish wouldn't be for me, but I would wish to have a little bit of money or a gift card right now so that I could get my two children snowsuits. Being selfless makes momma happy! Good luck to whomever wins.

Lynn

November 17, 2011 at 6:28 PM  
Blogger Tonya W. said...

This is amazing.

My big wish isn't one that can be granted by anyone but me and my husband and trust me, we are working on it. It's for another baby... either through yet another round of IVF or naturally, just a healthy baby. Boy or girl, I don't care. Just no more miscarriages. I don't think my heart could take one more.

I'd settle for a gift card of any kind as retail therapy has proven to ease the pain a little.

November 17, 2011 at 6:53 PM  
Anonymous Robin | Farewell, Stranger said...

What a cool idea. I would wish for a style consultation by someone who knows what she's talking about because none of my clothes fit and if I get a new job soon I'm going to have to kick it up a notch. ;)

November 17, 2011 at 6:58 PM  
Blogger Helene said...

Well, right now my biggest wish would be for earplugs so I don't have to listen to my kids arguing.

But I'd also settle for a HUGE supply of wine.

November 17, 2011 at 10:22 PM  
Anonymous Teresa (Embracing the Spectrum) said...

My biggest wish? I really, really want some Radian carseats (one for each car) for the baby. That's way expensive though...

November 17, 2011 at 11:11 PM  
Blogger Jayme said...

I wish we had the extra money for gas and other expenses to go visit my mom in December. She's got two more rounds of chemo to go- one the day before Thanksgiving and one mid-Dec. and I think a visit with the grandkids between them would do her good and get her in the holiday spirit.

November 18, 2011 at 1:13 AM  
Blogger Adrienne said...

My wish...a pair of adorable brown boots so I can rock the tall socks and adorable boots look this winter!

November 18, 2011 at 7:24 AM  
Blogger John said...

Can I wish for a night with a few bottles of wine, and a fireplace, and whatever that might lead to . . . and a morning that I can get up when I'd like?

Is that too difficult to deliver?

November 18, 2011 at 9:09 AM  
OpenID lifesunexpectedblessings.com said...

I would wish for financial stability but I know that's not an overnight fix unless I win the lotto.

But today I would wish for some extra $$ to purchase my daughter some "Babby Babble & Signing Time" videos to help her along in hopes that one day she may be able to communicate with us verbally.

November 18, 2011 at 12:19 PM  
Anonymous Phase Three of Life said...

A vacation on a beach, sans kid? No offense to the kid, of course. But a margarita and sand sound pretty amazing right now.

November 18, 2011 at 2:51 PM  
Blogger Renee said...

Hmmm, right now the fun thing on my wish list is a Zumba or Just Dance game for the Wii. I keep telling myself that if I have one of these I will use them to exercise with....we'll see what happens if my wish ever does come true.

My other wish is to magically loose this 50 pounds I need to get rid of. It was be so awesome if your fairy could take care of that one for me! ;)

I would also like a clothes shopping spree...I'll even take a spree at the Goodwill these days.

I sure hope your fairy comes my way! :)

November 18, 2011 at 6:38 PM  
Blogger Foursons said...

Oh this is a toughie, but I really need work clothes AND running clothes/shoes.

November 18, 2011 at 8:27 PM  
Anonymous Maternity Clothes said...

Very nice. I would love to have a new purse and a new kitchen table.

November 18, 2011 at 8:50 PM  
Blogger Anastasia said...

For my stepdaugther's mom to get her head of her butt. But I guess the fairy can't help with that. I need new shoes. Some boots with fuzziness would be nice.

November 19, 2011 at 7:43 AM  
Blogger Kelli MW said...

PEACE for one & all... Ok, ok... since that's unobtainable... How about my family trip to Disney World paid in FULL. Less than $2K to go... ugh. It's a wish I know probably won't be granted, but hell, I'd take any amount on a Disney gift card!!! Pretty please, fairy... aren't you friends with tinkerbell?!

November 19, 2011 at 10:54 AM  
Blogger Me said...

I might be too late for this, but I have to give it a try anyway. I'd wish to have a new camera. Mine broke and my cell phone takes crappy pics, so I can't take pictures of my babies!

http://www.ifthisismotherhood.com

November 19, 2011 at 1:32 PM  
Blogger Life As Wife said...

This holiday? I would wish to have the money to get into our own place by little man's first Christmas. We just moved last minute out of state to where we could get jobs and are in between homes staying with family. While I'm grateful that we got jobs so quickly, the fact that we only have two checks before Christmas means we can't afford a deposit and/or Christmas.

November 19, 2011 at 10:47 PM  
Blogger Kristen said...

Dear Wish Fairy...
I'm going to be totally selfish right now.
I wish I was at home (and not in this hospital room.)
I wish I had a massage. Not one of those $15 back rubs that you get from some cheap place... but - like a day at the spa. I would so shave my legs for that -
and there you go... then my husband would have his wish of being married to a girl again. Because right now... the legs are not that pretty.

See you later,
Kristen @ www.alittlesomethingforme.com

November 19, 2011 at 11:37 PM  
OpenID iseeyoulookingatme said...

Oooh! Me too, me too!!! I want a gift card to help with the holiday season. Maybe Target? Amazon is nice too!!!

November 20, 2011 at 12:53 AM  
Blogger Jill said...

A lot of things. I wish women ruled the world bc then a lot of things people wished for actually would come true.

November 20, 2011 at 2:37 PM  
OpenID adashofdomestic said...

Oh how fun!

I wish for a new food processor. Mine is broken and my husband super glued it back together for me. It works, sort of.

A new one would be awesome, but with the holidays and a foundation repair to pay for (yeah, fun eh?) I've not got it in my budget to buy a replacement right now.

JamieAnne
Adashofdomestic@verizon.net

November 20, 2011 at 2:40 PM  
Anonymous Practical Parenting said...

Is it wrong to wish for a new pair of Joe's Jeans? I'm always buying clothes for my kids (who never stop growing)..I just really want some new jeans!

November 21, 2011 at 1:58 AM  
Anonymous Jamie said...

I'm not much of one to make too many wishes, but within the last couple of weeks, homelessness has been brought to my attention, and I guess my true wish, on the week of Thanksgiving is a donation made to A Homelessness organization to help feed those that have to fend for their food and shelter on a daily basis.

Happy Sunday everyone!

November 21, 2011 at 2:54 AM  
Blogger Mommies-Miracles said...

Jamie having just been in a situation that left my family homeless for 2 months your comment touched me!

As far as wishes, I wish I could have a giftcard to walmart so my babies can have Christmas this year.

November 21, 2011 at 11:18 AM  
Blogger Jessica said...

I wish for a gift card to a grocery store. I always seem to never have enough money for groceries, but we make right above the limit for food stamps. Hello there, irony.

Or a nice winter coat. Since its getting cold--and I dont have one.

November 21, 2011 at 3:11 PM  

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