I wrote this letter to Santa when I was 4 - the age Gracie is now. I'm pretty darned positive my big brother Dan was helping me write it, as is apparent in the last item on my list... not to mention the year I wanted all of this stuff, I didn't know how to spell yet. Clearly my brother didn't either, but thanks for helping anyway, Danny!
In case you can't figure out what the heck I wanted for Christmas in the year 1985, here you go:
Purple Brite (I wanted Indigo, not Shy Violet)
and Glo Worms
and Sweet Secrets
I didn't get any of them, just in case you were wondering. I'm sure my brother got his Tranformers, but that was the year I got the mother load of Strawberry Shortcake toys, including the ginormous Strawberry Shortcake doll house which was practically bigger than me. I was very happy.
I didn't sit down with Gracie to write out a list for Santa this year, but I did hand her a toy catalog and a pen, with the instructions to circle what she wanted. I got the catalog back and apparently the only thing she wants is a hot pink Vespa. Santa has other ideas... like a Crayola kids digital camera which is already wrapped and ready to be put under our tree on Christmas Eve while the girls sleep. I'm pretty sure she'll be cool with that, since she's been begging for her own camera for the last year.
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