Sunday, 4 December 2011

I Want A Hippopotamus for Christmas

I missed the blog prompt last week on Britmums, so thought I would do it today for your viewing pleasure. The prompt is "All I Want For Christmas..."

I posted earlier this week about being a bit bah humbug this year. To be honest financially we are still very tight, my work has gone quiet for Christmas, so we are being frugal, which is fine by me. Joseph has plenty to open this year, and that's my main concern. We are not giving gifts to each other this year.

My favourite Christmas song is the title of my post. I love this whimsical song, and it always makes me smile.

So if you happen to see one in your travels, send a hippo my way!

However in all seriousness here are my Christmas wishes.

1. Restraint to eat sensibly and keep up with the exercise. We will be in Germany for Christmas this year, where restrained eating is not easy at the best of times, and with my in laws, who are always generous with the food, and the drink!

2. A great pair of running shoes and some decent tracksuit bottoms.

3. A Richmond Tigers t-shirt, and Dear Santa, if you can help Richmond in the pre-season that would be ace!

4. A return ticket for 3 to Australia.

5. A kiss and a cuddle from my 2 favourite men!

6. And a serious one, for all the mums, dads, grandparents and siblings with babies in special care this Christmas to have a blessed, and calm day with their beautiful babies. 

What do you want down your chimney this year?

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