Monday, December 14, 2009

A preppy approach to gift giving!

Hello and Happy Monday.

I wrote a gift giving guide for Go Jane News. click here to read

We have been celebrating!  8 parties in 6 days. I'm wiped, but my mani is still in tact.

This is me with my Father and step mother. We did Christmas early as they are brilliantly spending the actual day in Naples while I'll be freezing my tush off skiing. My sons got lap tops and I got a sweater. Yes, times have changed. I'm no longer the doted on and spoiled child-my sons are. That is the way it should be but I couldn't resist whining about it. I guess eventually you stop being Daddy's little girl. Keep that in mind if you are starting a family-if you have a baby you don't get to be the baby any more (a quote from my all time fav movie-Overboard).

xoxo

SC

28 comments:

  1. Thanks for the blog comment!!
    Cute picture and it does really suck when the kiddos get more goodies than you do. :) Love the gift guide!

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  2. So you're telling me once Baby Z arrives Mummy won't spoil me anymore...darn! (not that Baby Z is on the way yet....)

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  3. Wow. That is some partying! Great pic of the family!!

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  4. Whoa......laptops! Way to go boys and what a wonderful grandpa and grandma. Was it a nice sweater? Skiing could be fun. Where are you going? Aspen and Telluride are always good ideas. We like Breckenridge...it's close by.

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  5. Sounds like you had a Merry Early Christmas! It is try, the grandchildren do outshine the children.

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  6. I have to laugh at our December calendar. Hubby just tells everybody I've got him on the rubber chicken circuit! We not only have Christmas, we have nine birthdays to celebrate before Christmas!

    I wanna be a kid again! Have a great time!!!

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  7. Maybe your sons will let you play with the laptops! Have fun skiing at Christmas!

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  8. Hang in there hon! You're doing great!

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  9. oh sweetie!! Don't you just love being daddy's little girl?? I am sorry that sad reality hit you like that.. I am sure you are just as loved though ;) xo

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  10. Landlocked Mermaid if you read this will you please email me an invite to read your blog? It won't let me in. beth@socialclimbers.net

    xoxo

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  11. your boys are soooooo lucky to have such lovely g-rents and you look presh in that pic :) Also- so proud I could burst that you appeared on that website- hope that there was a celebratory shopping trip that took place :)

    LLM- me too please- katiethecoxswain@hotmail.com!

    xoox

    kHm

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  12. Oops, that is very good point to take into consideration before procreating! I guess I am never having babies, then! :D

    Now I will surf over to your gift guide!

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  13. 8 parties in 6 days? I thought I was busy!

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  14. I'm so glad you survived all the parties, mani intact! I'll be Naples too this Christmas vising my dad and step-mother. It will be stange to be out of the cold for once!

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  15. So true! Our party train starts tomorrow! I'm getting rested up!

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  16. I liked your gift guide for Go Jane News. I've seen SO many gift guides this holiday season, but yours has been one of my favorites.

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  17. I missed out on all of the good gifts once my first sister was born.

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  18. Lucky parents!!! I want to go away for Christmas once. LOL!!! And...grandkids always get the attention don't they. :) XOXO

    P.S. I love Overboard too!!!

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  19. Wonderful article! Love the comment about how fabulous wrapping can make a gift seem more pricey... as my mama said, "It's all about the presentation, dear."

    Kudos to you! (And presh picture of you and your sweet daddy and step-mom. You can tell they just love you to death!)

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  20. You look so cute in that picture Miss Social! I'm glad you made it through the party frenzy, that was some serious socializing!

    Thank you for including us in your gift guide story, you are too sweet!

    Hugs!
    tp

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  21. Just read your holiday gift guide article and loved it. It was very economical too ;-) I’m glad you had a nice time visiting with family and your sons must love their new gifts! xoxo

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  22. 8 Parties in 6 days??? Ever see the movie, "Four Christmases"? I think you'd like it & appreciate the humor in it. =)

    Gotta love Overboard. lol.

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  23. I have been trying hard to keep that exact thought in mind. While buying for Drake is fun, I am trying to remember that more than ever, his Mommy probaby needs some special pampering.

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  24. That's a lot of parties! Glad to hear you are enjoying the season!

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Talk preppy to me! xoxo