This weekend we went to a board game event. At this event you’re able to try out many (new) board games and buy some if you’re interested. We went with a group of friends and had a lot of fun.
We were tempted to buy a couple of games that we really enjoyed playing. After some deliberation we decided against it and put them on our wish list instead. With December coming up we expect requests for our wish lists.
I’ve also made a baby wish list. I keep adding cute gifts to the list that would be useful for the kid. I don’t know whether this is too control freakish…but I would also hate for the baby to get fifteen stuffed animals and no other useful things for example. As I am sort of in a minimalist mood anyways…
This habit also prevents us (well…me…the husband doesn’t do impulse buying) from buying stuff we don’t really need or want anyway. I find myself adding and deleting gift ideas to and from the lists a couple of times a month. Sometimes I am amazed at the stuff I thought I wanted…seriously…what was I thinking wanting a super expensive designer bouncer for the baby?? It’s off the list now!
Besides all these benefits it’s also really handy that the lists are online accessible. I can adjust them anytime and anywhere. They’re also accessible to friend and family who ask us what kind of presents would make us happy.
Should I put a reference to the baby’s list on the baby’s birth announcement?
Do you have an online wish list?