Thursday, November 19, 2009

All I want for Christmas...

Continuing on our Jar journey.. har har.. While browsing around Target on my day off I spotted this adorable little cookie jar with a green holiday lid. So I scooped her up and knew right away what she'd be used for.
(Because I didn't take a before, picture this one with a green lid, and a tad bit smaller.)

Cookies? No, I'm just beginning with that area of life remember? Something better, something we need around this house with the wishy washy "I don't know what I want for Christmas/Birthdays" A Wish Jar.

Now instead of thinking about what I we want and racking my our brain; because it's truly hard--me this family? Want something? Now when I we think about it or see it in a magazine, we tear it out, circle the item and throw 'er in the jar. So when Christmas rolls around it's like a big list for Mr. P or I to choose from. Everything in the jar is something I/we like.. Basically it's a big wish list with the place to get it.. Much easier for those husbands who shop on Christmas Eve, wait what? Did I say that? Yeah mine doesn't do that either. :) Three months in advance all the time. Yup. Plus, it's not just Christmas colors so it can stay up all year and be used for Birthdays, need a gift idea? Go to the wish jar. Loves it.

Okay let's be honest here, who's noticing the lazy I (Get it) going on there. And, if you didn't notice now you do. Wow, I should fix that.



Chelle said...

What a great idea!! I will definitely try this one out--thanks!

Jen and Matt said...

LOVE THIS!! I just may have to "steal" this idea!

The DIY Show Off said...

That is such a cute idea because even I forget what I wanted all year long! lol

I never would have noticed the lazy I!


♥ sheena said...

cute idea!

way cute blog too! glad i stumbled upon it!

see you in blogland!

Jen J. said...

Just wanted you to know I heart'ed this idea, so I made my own! Stop by & check it out: Let me know what you think. :o)

Anonymous said...

What an awesome idea! Thanks for sharing!

Miss Mustard Seed said...

Very cute idea.

Robyn Crumby Photography said...

cute idea

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