Grown-Up Christmas List(s)

A list of everything I purchased for myself or received as a Christmas gift this year:

One (1) Aggravation board game

One (1) Battleship board game

One (1) Big Boggle board game (The Classic Edition)

One (1) Board Game Hutch (white)

One (1) Burt’s Bees Lip Balm (4-pack)

One (1) Cameo from Lauren Servideo

One (1) Cashmere Scarf (black)

One (1) Celtic Knot Resin Advent Wreath plus Candles

One (1) Checkers board game

One (1) Cinephile board game

One (1) complete set of They Drew As They Pleased: The Hidden Art of Disney (Volumes 1-6)

One (1) copy of A Susan Sontag Reader

One (1) copy of African-American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle & Song

One (1) copy of As Consciousness is Harnessed to Flesh: Journals and Notebooks, 1964 – 1980 by Susan Sontag

One (1) copy of At the End of the Century: The Stories of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

One (1) copy of DK Eye Witness: Argentina, Travel Guide

One (1) copy of Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics

One (1) copy of Double Bananagrams board game

One (1) copy of Fleabag, Season 2 on DVD

One (1) copy of Fosse by Sam Wasson

One (1) copy of Gaudi: The Complete Works

One (1) copy of Hollywood Her Story: An Illustrated History of Women and the Movies

One (1) copy of I Remember Nothing: And Other Reflections by Nora Ephron

One (1) copy of Kajilionaire on DVD

One (1) copy of Miracle on 10th Street: And Other Christmas Writings by Madeleine L’Engle

One (1) copy of Modern Comfort Food: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook by Ina Garten

One (1) copy of National Geographic’s Destinations of a Lifetime: 225 of the World’s Most Amazing Places

One (1) copy of National Geographic’s Drives of a Lifetime: 500 of the World’s Greatest Road Trips (2nd Edition)

One (1) copy of National Geographic’s History at a Glance: Illustrated Timelines from Prehistory to the Present Day

One (1) copy of Oh She Glows for Dinner by Angela Liddon

One (1) copy of Poems, 1962 – 2012 by Louise Glück

One (1) copy of Reborn: Journals and Notebooks, 1947 – 1963 by Susan Sontag

One (1) copy of Saint Frances on DVD

One (1) copy of Schitt’s Creek, The Complete Series on DVD

One (1) copy of Sunny Days: The Children’s Television Revolution That Changed America by David Kamp

One (1) copy of The Art of Pixar: The Complete Colorscripts from 25 Years of Feature Films (Revised and Expanded)

One (1) copy of The Art of Ramona Quinby

One (1) copy of The Crown, Season 2 on DVD

One (1) copy of The Easy Creole and Cajun Cookbook by Ryan Boudreaux

One (1) copy of The Fran Lebowitz Reader

One (1) copy of The Great, Season 1 on DVD

One (1) copy of The Moment of Tenderness by Madeleine L’Engle

One (1) copy of The Portable Voltaire

One (1) copy of The Taste of Country Cooking (30th Anniversary Edition) by Edna Lewis

One (1) copy of The Truths We Hold: An American Journey by Kamala Harris

One (1) copy of The Way He Looks on DVD

One (1) DoorDash Gift Card ($50)

One (1) Enesco Dr. Seuss The Grinch by Jim Shore Stealing Tree Figurine

One (1) Guess Who? board game (Retro Edition)

One (1) Hand-Crocheted Christmas Stocking (black and white) from my Mom

One (1) King-Size Duvet Cover Set (white)

One (1) Plustek Photo Scanner

One (1) set Christmas Cookie Cutters

One (1) set custom “Real Housewives of New York” Christmas Ornaments

One (1) set Hand-Crocheted trivets (black and white) from my Mom

One (1) set One Hundred Twenty-Seven (127)-Piece Christmas Ornaments plus Tree Topper (black and white)

One (1) set Six (6) Absorbent Coasters for Drinks plus Holder (black and white)

One (1) Seven (7)-Foot Pre-Lit Christmas Tree

One (1) Six (6)-Month HBOMax Subscription

One (1) The Game of Life board game

One (1) Trouble board game

One (1) Tula Probiotic Skin Care Instant De-Puff Eye Renewal Serum

One (1) Two (2)-week trip to Argentina and Chile

One (1) UNHhhh BFF Trixie Mattel and Katya Zamo Charm Set Keychain

One (1) White Mountain Puzzles: The 1990s 1000-Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

One (1) Woven Blanket Basket (black and white)

Two (2) boxes of Reces Pieces

Two (2) Dorinda Medley Custom Catchphrase Starbucks Cups

Five (5) Glass Kitchen Jars

Eight (8) Starbucks Gift Cards ($10)

Twenty-Four (24) Bath & Body Works 3-Wick Candles

A list of everything I cooked over the holidays this year:

One (1) batch Chocolate Chip and Walnut Cookies

One (1) batch Decorated Sugar Cookies with Buttercream Frosting

One (1) batch Double Chocolate Fudge Brownies

One (1) batch Spiced Apple Cookies

One (1) batch Sticky Toffee Pudding Cookies

One (1) batch White Chocolate and Cranberry Cookies

One (1) Caramelized Onion Quiche

One (1) dish Creamed Kale with Mushrooms

One (1) dish Creamy Mashed Potatoes

One (1) dish Garlic Mashed Cauliflower with Parsley and Scallions

One (1) large pan Apple Crumble

Three (3) Red Pepper and Spinach Quiches

Two (2) Mushroom Quiches