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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

I have so much to do but I can always sleep on the plane...

In an effort to get a feel for where I am concerning the holiday, I am copying my earlier to-do list and revising it as necessary.

To Buy
1.Princess Ivi's Gifts
2.Isaac's gift (which needs to be mailed 12/18)
3.Gifts for nephews and niece (I am thinking the first few Harry Potter movies for the boys and a Joann's gift card for Emily since she likes to sew and needs fabric and notions)
4.Baking supplies
5.10 Dollar Swap items to be shipped no later than 12/20
6.Carry-on size bag for Princess Ivi
7.Messenger style bag (or something like it) for me that can hold personal items (phone, wallet, etc.) plus ample knitting materials for plane trip and layovers Don't need because Princess Ivi is going to let me use one of hers. Didn't need since Princess Ivi will let me use hers.
8.Gift for Princess Ivi’s dad(??)
9.Stocking Stuffers
10.Gift for Mom

To Bake
1.Cookies for Baking GALS (to be shipped no later than 12/16)
2.Cookies (for mailing to sister on or about 12/18)
3.Goodies (like Christmas mice, peanut butter chip brittle and possible Nigella Lawson’s Hokey Pokey) for mailing on or about 12/18

To Knit
1.Surprise project for Princess Ivi
2.Stick shift cover, ice scraper mitt and steering wheel cover for Rob all in Gator orange and blue. Will hold off until next year.
3.Hello New York Scarf Easy Ribbed Scarf for Pat using Grampian DK (purple)
4.Hat for Barry using Jiffy (black)
5.Wise Owl for Will
6.Spiders for Will and Jake Made other projects instead.

To Assemble
1.Two pairs of wristers
2.Two surprise gifts for Princess Ivi

To Visit
1.Princess Ivi's dad for Christmas (sometime in January)
2.Brother's family prior to Christmas day Not going to happen

To Wrap
1.All presents

To Stuff
1.Two Stockings (mom's and Princess Ivi's)

To Do
1.Ship package to sister on or around 12/18
2.Charge and load ipods before Christmas
3.Charge batteries for camera
4.Pack for trip to sister's house (leaving Jacksonville at 11:50 a.m. on 12/25) -of course this includes making sure there are sufficient clean clothes for said trip as well as pulling out our cold weather gear (which thankfully isn’t too far in the closet)

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