Hey Santa! One More Thing….

With all of the stalking letters I have been writing to Santa, and last-minute trips to peek in his windows speak to him about adjustments in his obviously flawed system, I forgot to talk to him about gifts that he didn’t deliver to me when I was a child.

I forgot to mention the emotional scaring.

Lucky for both of us I have comprised another letter, indicating my expectations for this year.

I know he won’t disappoint.

Dear Santa,

It has been so great getting to know you these past few weeks. I feel like we have developed a friendship and began to mould the perfect relationship, regardless of  what the courts might refer to as a “restraining order breach.”

I am here to assist you, bring new ideas, and remind you of failed attempts at gift giving whenever you may need me.

That being said.

I would like to bring your attention to my youth; the precious years that shaped my future.

There were a few gifts that I had listed every year and waited patiently for. but alas, did not receive.

Every. Year.

I know it’s not because you were unable to procure these items, I had friends who held them in their very arms on Christmas day while I was left shaking the tree upside down with the hopes that something was missed.

So this year, Santa my friend, I am looking forward to;

1.  A canopy bed; pink in colour, with frills on the sides of the canopy. I would prefer a twin (I do not feel I need to explain this).

2. A play house. NO, my fathers woodshed will NOT do. I want a wooden play house made with love and a tiny kitchenette inside. The curtains should be chequered and open to let the sun in and I gross my fingers and wish on a star that there is a “Home Sweet Home” sign on the wall.

3. A telephone in my room. A cordless phone with the base attached in my parents room does not count. I want the jack in my room and the phone that is shaped like lips. Oh the hilarity.

4. A doodle bear. The forbidden art of drawing on your toys came to life with the Doodle Bear and I craved a taste of it! Oh the thrill! Send it my way!

5. To be skinny. Every year I have asked for this gift and every year I open my eyes and I’m left empty-handed. This year I am looking forward to your making up for years past! Feel free to fix my boobs too!

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38 Responses to Hey Santa! One More Thing….
  1. Sweaty
    December 15, 2011 | 5:55 am

    I see that you and Santa are now buddies, eh? Who cares about the restraining order?!!? Pfft!

    Ask and you shall receive, right? So you go, girl! Keep on knockin’ on his door! That’s right! Show him you mean business! LOL

  2. Alison@Mama Wants This
    December 15, 2011 | 6:40 am

    Since you and Santa are buddies, can you put in a word for me on the present I never got? A big ass doll house complete with garage and mini cars.

    Thanks!

    PS: I hope you can your canopy bed.

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 1:56 pm

      I sure will!!

  3. JDaniel4's Mom
    December 15, 2011 | 7:41 am

    I wanted a canopy bed when I was little too. Pink would have been perfect.

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 1:33 pm

      It was the THING!!!
      But it never arrived. boo

  4. Mark
    December 15, 2011 | 8:37 am

    Dude, a pink bed? That’s so gay! Oh wait, you’re a chick! Never mind!
    m.

  5. Bruna
    December 15, 2011 | 10:14 am

    Hey, do you think Santa will give me boobs? Since you know him so well, can you ask for me? Please!

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 1:29 pm

      I’ll see if that can be arranged!
      Boobs for you and less for me

  6. Amber
    December 15, 2011 | 10:18 am

    I wanted a doodle bear as well…Sadly I also never got it. Oh damn you Santa…We be two awesome ladies and surely we had awesome shining through as kids. Where are our doodle bears??? Where Santa??? Where???

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 1:29 pm

      That’s three of us now who wanted Doodle Bears! WHAT ON EARTH!!!???

  7. Kimberly
    December 15, 2011 | 10:46 am

    You know what I wanted so badly…
    Baby Skates.
    Remember the ones that were made of plastic and hooked on to your shoes.
    I wanted them.
    Santa didnt want me to kill myself on them.
    Such a fun killer.
    You think he’ll send me a gallbladder?

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 1:25 pm

      we bought those skates..Bob Skates.
      Our daughter wore them this year.
      Pain. In. The. Ass.

      I’ll try to find someone who is finished with their gallbladder and send it your way.

  8. Ali
    December 15, 2011 | 11:47 am

    You forgot “plane ticket to Florida”

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 1:03 pm

      I assumed that was YOUR gift to me

  9. katery
    December 15, 2011 | 1:37 pm

    omg, i wanted a canopy bed and a phone in my room with it’s own number SO bad when i was a kid!!

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 1:02 pm

      why did our parents keep us from these joys?

      • katery
        December 18, 2011 | 1:24 pm

        my sister used to think our mom only had us so she could have little slaves to do housework (we did no more housework than an average kid), so that’s probably why 🙂

        • katery
          December 18, 2011 | 1:25 pm

          i did eventually get a daybed which is something i always coveted as well.

  10. Jessica
    December 15, 2011 | 1:38 pm

    Oh I always wanted a canopy bed and NEVER got one.

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 1:00 pm

      we can have a slumber party if i get one

  11. candice
    December 15, 2011 | 2:37 pm

    HAHA! This is just great! Love #3! Thanks for stopping by my blog. I’m your newest GFC follower and gave your FB page some “like” love. Have a great day. 🙂

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 12:51 pm

      Thank you for your sweet comment and the follows!!

  12. Kir
    December 15, 2011 | 4:47 pm

    You are the apex of awesome….truly!!!!

    My fingers are crossed you get all your wishes come true…that lips phone would be sweeeeetttttt. Xo

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 12:45 pm

      OOOHHH
      the “apex of awesome”
      that may just be my favourite comment! xo

  13. Jessica Hinton
    December 15, 2011 | 7:19 pm

    Ha! I love this, especially the last one. I hope you get all your Christmas wishes!

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 12:02 pm

      thank you!! Im crossing my fingers

  14. Kindred Adventures
    December 15, 2011 | 7:40 pm

    I’m gonna need a cure for the side ache you just gave me!! As my 4yr old would say: Your cracking me up!! I just really enjoyed this letter. As a matter of fact I am so happy I found you and your blog. As a working mom of two girls I find you so relatable. I hope you get everything you asked for. I mean what good would breaking a restraining order be if you can’t at least get something out of (that doesn’t involve jail or coal). Merry Christmas -Laverne

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 11:40 am

      You flatter me!!!
      I am happy to report I didn’t get in trouble for visiting Santa again but that’s because he didn’t see me looking through his windows or hiding in his closet.

  15. Kimberly
    December 16, 2011 | 1:37 am

    I wanted a Doodle Bear too. Santa screwed up on that one.

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 11:32 am

      What’s up with the Doodle Bear mix up???
      Annoying!

  16. Jessica
    December 16, 2011 | 11:25 am

    I kind of want this bed you speak of.

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 11:29 am

      I know right?!!!
      If i get one you can come and have a sleep over, I’ll sleep on the floor so you can try it out

  17. KLZ
    December 16, 2011 | 1:57 pm

    Please let Santa know I would like a library and that I’m still waiting on my pony. Thanks.

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 11:28 am

      OH.. A LIBRARY!
      What a great idea!
      I would like you to have that baby.
      I’m sure you’ve heard that 29 million times today

  18. Natalie @ Mama Track
    December 16, 2011 | 10:40 pm

    Awesome post. I’m still waiting for my red wagon. Maybe this year will be my lucky year….

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 11:24 am

      I’ll put in a good word for you!

  19. Galit Breen
    December 17, 2011 | 5:11 pm

    Hee! Love this!

    Although *I* think that you should be asking for a trip to the States to meet all of your bloggy friends!

    {I’m so right, aren’t I?}

    xo

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 11:23 am

      That would be an excellent gift!
      I’ll slid that in my next list because there will be more.

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Hey Santa! One More Thing….

With all of the stalking letters I have been writing to Santa, and last-minute trips to peek in his windows speak to him about adjustments in his obviously flawed system, I forgot to talk to him about gifts that he didn’t deliver to me when I was a child.

I forgot to mention the emotional scaring.

Lucky for both of us I have comprised another letter, indicating my expectations for this year.

I know he won’t disappoint.

Dear Santa,

It has been so great getting to know you these past few weeks. I feel like we have developed a friendship and began to mould the perfect relationship, regardless of  what the courts might refer to as a “restraining order breach.”

I am here to assist you, bring new ideas, and remind you of failed attempts at gift giving whenever you may need me.

That being said.

I would like to bring your attention to my youth; the precious years that shaped my future.

There were a few gifts that I had listed every year and waited patiently for. but alas, did not receive.

Every. Year.

I know it’s not because you were unable to procure these items, I had friends who held them in their very arms on Christmas day while I was left shaking the tree upside down with the hopes that something was missed.

So this year, Santa my friend, I am looking forward to;

1.  A canopy bed; pink in colour, with frills on the sides of the canopy. I would prefer a twin (I do not feel I need to explain this).

2. A play house. NO, my fathers woodshed will NOT do. I want a wooden play house made with love and a tiny kitchenette inside. The curtains should be chequered and open to let the sun in and I gross my fingers and wish on a star that there is a “Home Sweet Home” sign on the wall.

3. A telephone in my room. A cordless phone with the base attached in my parents room does not count. I want the jack in my room and the phone that is shaped like lips. Oh the hilarity.

4. A doodle bear. The forbidden art of drawing on your toys came to life with the Doodle Bear and I craved a taste of it! Oh the thrill! Send it my way!

5. To be skinny. Every year I have asked for this gift and every year I open my eyes and I’m left empty-handed. This year I am looking forward to your making up for years past! Feel free to fix my boobs too!

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38 Responses to Hey Santa! One More Thing….
  1. Sweaty
    December 15, 2011 | 5:55 am

    I see that you and Santa are now buddies, eh? Who cares about the restraining order?!!? Pfft!

    Ask and you shall receive, right? So you go, girl! Keep on knockin’ on his door! That’s right! Show him you mean business! LOL

  2. Alison@Mama Wants This
    December 15, 2011 | 6:40 am

    Since you and Santa are buddies, can you put in a word for me on the present I never got? A big ass doll house complete with garage and mini cars.

    Thanks!

    PS: I hope you can your canopy bed.

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 1:56 pm

      I sure will!!

  3. JDaniel4's Mom
    December 15, 2011 | 7:41 am

    I wanted a canopy bed when I was little too. Pink would have been perfect.

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 1:33 pm

      It was the THING!!!
      But it never arrived. boo

  4. Mark
    December 15, 2011 | 8:37 am

    Dude, a pink bed? That’s so gay! Oh wait, you’re a chick! Never mind!
    m.

  5. Bruna
    December 15, 2011 | 10:14 am

    Hey, do you think Santa will give me boobs? Since you know him so well, can you ask for me? Please!

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 1:29 pm

      I’ll see if that can be arranged!
      Boobs for you and less for me

  6. Amber
    December 15, 2011 | 10:18 am

    I wanted a doodle bear as well…Sadly I also never got it. Oh damn you Santa…We be two awesome ladies and surely we had awesome shining through as kids. Where are our doodle bears??? Where Santa??? Where???

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 1:29 pm

      That’s three of us now who wanted Doodle Bears! WHAT ON EARTH!!!???

  7. Kimberly
    December 15, 2011 | 10:46 am

    You know what I wanted so badly…
    Baby Skates.
    Remember the ones that were made of plastic and hooked on to your shoes.
    I wanted them.
    Santa didnt want me to kill myself on them.
    Such a fun killer.
    You think he’ll send me a gallbladder?

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 1:25 pm

      we bought those skates..Bob Skates.
      Our daughter wore them this year.
      Pain. In. The. Ass.

      I’ll try to find someone who is finished with their gallbladder and send it your way.

  8. Ali
    December 15, 2011 | 11:47 am

    You forgot “plane ticket to Florida”

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 1:03 pm

      I assumed that was YOUR gift to me

  9. katery
    December 15, 2011 | 1:37 pm

    omg, i wanted a canopy bed and a phone in my room with it’s own number SO bad when i was a kid!!

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 1:02 pm

      why did our parents keep us from these joys?

      • katery
        December 18, 2011 | 1:24 pm

        my sister used to think our mom only had us so she could have little slaves to do housework (we did no more housework than an average kid), so that’s probably why 🙂

        • katery
          December 18, 2011 | 1:25 pm

          i did eventually get a daybed which is something i always coveted as well.

  10. Jessica
    December 15, 2011 | 1:38 pm

    Oh I always wanted a canopy bed and NEVER got one.

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 1:00 pm

      we can have a slumber party if i get one

  11. candice
    December 15, 2011 | 2:37 pm

    HAHA! This is just great! Love #3! Thanks for stopping by my blog. I’m your newest GFC follower and gave your FB page some “like” love. Have a great day. 🙂

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 12:51 pm

      Thank you for your sweet comment and the follows!!

  12. Kir
    December 15, 2011 | 4:47 pm

    You are the apex of awesome….truly!!!!

    My fingers are crossed you get all your wishes come true…that lips phone would be sweeeeetttttt. Xo

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 12:45 pm

      OOOHHH
      the “apex of awesome”
      that may just be my favourite comment! xo

  13. Jessica Hinton
    December 15, 2011 | 7:19 pm

    Ha! I love this, especially the last one. I hope you get all your Christmas wishes!

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 12:02 pm

      thank you!! Im crossing my fingers

  14. Kindred Adventures
    December 15, 2011 | 7:40 pm

    I’m gonna need a cure for the side ache you just gave me!! As my 4yr old would say: Your cracking me up!! I just really enjoyed this letter. As a matter of fact I am so happy I found you and your blog. As a working mom of two girls I find you so relatable. I hope you get everything you asked for. I mean what good would breaking a restraining order be if you can’t at least get something out of (that doesn’t involve jail or coal). Merry Christmas -Laverne

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 11:40 am

      You flatter me!!!
      I am happy to report I didn’t get in trouble for visiting Santa again but that’s because he didn’t see me looking through his windows or hiding in his closet.

  15. Kimberly
    December 16, 2011 | 1:37 am

    I wanted a Doodle Bear too. Santa screwed up on that one.

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 11:32 am

      What’s up with the Doodle Bear mix up???
      Annoying!

  16. Jessica
    December 16, 2011 | 11:25 am

    I kind of want this bed you speak of.

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 11:29 am

      I know right?!!!
      If i get one you can come and have a sleep over, I’ll sleep on the floor so you can try it out

  17. KLZ
    December 16, 2011 | 1:57 pm

    Please let Santa know I would like a library and that I’m still waiting on my pony. Thanks.

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 11:28 am

      OH.. A LIBRARY!
      What a great idea!
      I would like you to have that baby.
      I’m sure you’ve heard that 29 million times today

  18. Natalie @ Mama Track
    December 16, 2011 | 10:40 pm

    Awesome post. I’m still waiting for my red wagon. Maybe this year will be my lucky year….

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 11:24 am

      I’ll put in a good word for you!

  19. Galit Breen
    December 17, 2011 | 5:11 pm

    Hee! Love this!

    Although *I* think that you should be asking for a trip to the States to meet all of your bloggy friends!

    {I’m so right, aren’t I?}

    xo

    • multitaskingmumma
      December 18, 2011 | 11:23 am

      That would be an excellent gift!
      I’ll slid that in my next list because there will be more.

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