Hey family!  You asked, so here are our wish lists, both written out and a link to our Amazon lists.  They are similar, but not exactly the same.

(This page was last updated 11-24-12.)


Elinor's Amazon Wish List
clothing – size 4
shoes – size 10?
Strawberry Shortcake dolls (small ones)
Melissa & Doug floor puzzle – princess or seascape especially
Duplos – especially a zoo or Snow White’s cottage
Loving Family twins, kids room, family room, outdoor playset, etc
a mix CD of songs you think she will like (doesn’t have to be “kid” music)
Where’s Waldo books (we have the original one with the blue cover) – or anything similar
Kevin Henke books: Sheila Rae the Brave and Owen
the new Muppet movie
Muppet Show DVDs
Radio/CD alarm clock for her bedroom

Zander's Amazon Wish List

clothing – size 6/7
shoes – size 13/1
Legos – especially Harry Potter sets (bonus if it includes a Ron minifigure) and Hobbit/LOTR sets, but he likes everything so you can’t go wrong
Lego base plates
Playmobile – anything goes so long as it isn’t pink
Battleship (the new version with big pegs!)
Apples to Apples Junior
a mix CD of songs you think he will like (doesn’t have to be “kid” music)
Edward Lear poetry and other nonsense poetry writers
Diary of a Wimpy Kid #3, 4, 5, 6, and 7
The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
books about myths – Usborne publishes really good ones for kids
Choose Your Own Adventure books
the original Muppet movie
Muppet Show DVDs
Radio/CD alarm clock for his bedroom
posters of the Harry Potter books, Ninjago, Star Wars, LOTR/Hobbit, outer space
walkie talkies

Matt's Amazon Wish List
clothing – size L, sometimes XL; pants 36/38 x 28/30
shoes – mens 8
Small World Underground (game)
Gloom: Unwelcome Guests (game expansion)
Dominion Hinterlands (game expansion)
Sentinels of the Multiverse: Enhanced Edition (game)
D&D Castle Ravenloft board game
Northwest Glass Yama 20-oz coffee siphon vacuum pot
Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver Wii remote
gargoyle wall-mounted bottle opener
cool see-through gear wall clock
socket wrench set
undercounter LCD TV
Char-Broil deluxe electric rotisserie for grill
wireless thermometer
stick blender


Carol's Amazon Wish List
clothing – size L; pants 14
shoes – women’s 9
Schacht Cricket 10" loom
Google Nexus 7 tablet
Ticket to Ride: Nordic Countries (game)
Android dock/radio clock
Lavinia by Ursula LeGuin (novel)
Fragile Things by Neil Gaiman (short stories)
Dreamers of the Day by Mary Doria Russell (novel)
Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks (novel)
Knitted Lace of Estonia by Nancy Bush (knitting book)
Patterns for Guernseys, Jerseys, and Arans by Gladys Thompson
Aran Knitting by Alice Starmore
Knitting Workshop by Elizabeth Zimmermann
Piecework magazine subscription
Ray LaMontagne CDs: Trouble and Gossip in the Grain
Big Bang Theory seasons 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
cute tea strainers
large tea pot
Wigwam socks
fingering weight yarn for socks - 100 grams
worsted weight yarn for a sweater – 1500 yards