Thursday, November 8, 2012

4 Gifts Series - {WANT} & WINNER!

As you all know from reading, we're moving in 2 weeks (from yesterday!). Along with moving, we'll be finding a house, paying for my schooling, and everything else we need to pay for. We'll only be having one source of income at the moment, so we need to save ALL the money we can.

When Alyson wrote about how she was going to do a blog series called 4 Gifts, I bragged about it to Cody about how it was an AMAZING idea and it was so smart and makes total sense for the holidays. 

So, I asked Alyson if I could join and she said of course!

What this series is about is the types of presents you want, need, wear, and read. Each week, we'll be posting a list of things we want, need, wear, and read.

This week, it's want.

The idea is you choose something to fit under the following four categories:

Something I want
Something I need
Something I'll wear
Something I'll read

If it's something smaller, then 2-3 gifts per category works, otherwise one large item per category. Not only does this stop you from buying EVERYTHING in the world, but it also helps you save money in the long run. So, Cody and I will be participating in this in our own family this year, too!

 Now I know I won't get everything I want, need, wear, and read, BUT this is just a general list :)
I'm so excited for this!
Glittered tumbler

Keurig for the new house
Patio furniture for the new house
Laptop cooling fan

What do YOU want for the holidays? Anything specific?
Oh, we also have the winner for the 31 Bag in my 500 follower giveaway!
Congrats, Sara! Check your e-mail :)
There's still one more day to sign up for the ADVENT CALENDAR SWAP and one more day to enter the giveaways in the 500 Follower Giveaway! Click both pictures below to check them out:

Have a good day, y'all!


  1. Thank you so much for linking up Sara!! We're moving in the next few months as well and so I'm LOVING your wants! haha. That patio furniture is amazing!! And, yes.. who wouldn't want that glitter tumbler. Gorgeous! Can't wait to come back next week to see your "need" post!

  2. Yay!!! I got your email and I'm obsessing over the Thirty-One website as we speak - erh, type!!!! You are wonderful, thank you!

  3. Hey sweetheart!! What a wonderful wishlist you have.. I wish I could get you everything on that list!! ;) Can't wait to exchange with you!!!
    I don't really know what I want this year.. but I SHOULD start making a wishlist.. my birthday is Saturday and I don't even know what I want.. but I've been doing so much work! I hope I can take ONE day off ;) XOXO

  4. PS-Only an hour left until your giveaways are done!!! I am crossing my fingers even though its a long shot ;) !!! So many wonderful followers/entries!


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