Kids say silly things

We have a lot of fun on our facebook page, the other night I asked this question … What is the “strangest” thing you or your kids have ever asked for, for Christmas? Like this year my 5 year old wants a Gallon Sized Can of Olives for Christmas …. am I the only one with weird kids out there.  I was cracking up at the answers so I wanted to share them with you,  I narrowed it down to my top 99 favorite answers!  Hope you enjoy them as much as I did!

  1.  My 3 year old really really wants ANOTHER invisible puppy for Christmas. I don’t know if it’s in the budget.
  2. My oldest asked for “a real baby sister and a toy stepmother” — she already has a baby sister and the step mother thing isn’t going to happen
  3. My 5 year old asked for kitten chow. We don’t have a cat.
  4. My daughter who is 16 asked for prenatal vitamins… I looked at her with a blank stare and she said….”so my hair will grow longer!!”… Scared me !
  5. We actually got our kids CostCo sized containers of Ketchup and Mustard one year (two different kids). They LOVED them! I’m sure my 4-year old would love a whole gallon of milk for herself with unlimited access to it. She is such a lush. lol.
  6. My daughter asked for a can of chocolate frosting. And a spoon.
  7. My 5 year old asked for deodorant…..
  8.  I use to request green olives and pistachio’s…
  9. My 15 year old nephew has asked for a pound of bacon….can’t really say I blame the kid…LOL
  10. My nephew wanted some avocados one year…
  11. My sons top item is a french horn followed by a harp!
  12. My son wanted a case of sunny delight orange drink. Lol
  13.  Nutella, a loaf of bread, and a hello kitty toaster (she’s 6)
  14. No my five year old asked for a stuffed cow and my three year wants a doll that moves but doesn’t poop.
  15. Well mine are only 1 and 3, but they’re already lil weirdos, so i’m sure i’ll have weird requests when they’re older. The 3 year old came up to me and said ta da! I turned around and he was wearing nothing but a diaper. lol
  16. My granddaughter is asking for a tree. Like the artificial ficus type. My mom has one in her home and my grandchild is obsessed with it. She told Santa thats what she wants. She is 3 years old.
  17. My thirteen year old son requested black socks. lol
  18.  My 5 year old came home from school last week and said ‘Mommy, we made Christmas lists at school today, I asked for a tablet; what’s a tablet?’ so when I tell her its those little computers like an ipad she goes’ I knew it was something good’ AND THEN I tell her you asked Santa for an “easy baked oven” (lol) not getting a tablet, she makes the saddest face ever and says but I put it on my list.
  19. A couple yrs ago, the only thing my daughter (who was 6 at the time) asked Santa for was those 3M Command Strips that hang things on the wall. Lol ….and yes she did get them from Santa!
  20.  My 10 year old asked for a butler, my 8 year old a maid to clean his room and my 6 year old requested “someone who will do all my jobs I don’t like” lol can’t say I blame them, I want them too!
  21.  A box of Stovetop dressing. I know weird!
  22. When my now five yr old was potty training she asked Santa for underwear and that was it!!!…and GOOD old santa forgot about them til the day before Christmas…lol luckily the Blue’s clues ones she wanted were still
  23.  5 pound gummy bear..
  24.  He’s been watching to much survivor man so he asked for survival gear..hes
  25.  My boys always ask for cereal, the “good” kid cereal, pickles, peanut butter, & the new one this year is doughnuts. Weird for some. Traditions for us!
  26.  When my son was turning nine, the only thing he wanted was a toaster to make ‘real toast’. We had a toaster oven at the time and he insisted a regular toaster was the only way to make ‘real’ toast. And yes, he got one. It is still working on the counter today.
  27. My son asked for frozen burritos one year….lol
  28.  My daughter when she was eight asked for a box of Kleenex
  29. My oldest has asked for, and received, olives, pickles, and vinegar.
  30.  My daughter, when she was 4, asked for a mountain & a rainbow. We got her a light that reflected a rainbow on her wall. She was out of luck on the mountain…lol
  31.  Gallon jar of pickles. I asked for, and received, one every year for 10+ years.
  32. A friend’s son asked for “any kind of sea monster”.
  33. My 3 year old wants glow in the dark pull ups..
  34.  I have to lay claim to this – I asked for a sledge hammer to take to our piano. I hated that thing.
  35. My kids have been pretty normal in their requests.
  36. My daughter was 3 she asked for a yellow pen for christmas
  37. My hubby’s cousin asked for Pineapple juice.
  38.  My Grandma bought my siblings and I the 5 gallon can of olives for Christmas one year. We would devour them at holiday dinners. She didn’t think we’d eat them all and it would cure is of our “addiction” we did eat them all and I am pretty sure we all still love olives
  39.  When my son was about 4 he asked for a box of Mr. Clean Magic Erasers. He got them, and I had the cleanest walls around!
  40.  Oh my goodness I still have the note too!!!! my son asked for…..get ready….. An ….. Instrumental sugar Jesus. I’m not kidding I have the note I was racking my brain trying to figure out what in the world this kid had dreamt or whe in the world this came from soooooooo….. Then I googled it apparently its a song in the game marble madness which coincidentally he was into at the time lol they keep me on my toes my boys
  41. My two older kids (10 and 6) want mouthwash this year. That’s a new one. Scotch tape is a standard request for any holiday, LOL!
  42. My four year old told me he wants one of those “roller thing-ies that he can lay on and roll underneath cars so he can see underneath cars” …..and no, we do not have any mechanics in the family that he could have gotten this idea from…..he also wants a locker, his own refrigerator, and his own washing machine…..
  43.  I am sooooo buyng my 13 yr. old daughter a measuring cup for Christmas. Everytime I need it…..she’s drinking out of it. lol
  44. My little girl always wanted a her own carpet cleaner lol
  45.  Last year my 3 year old ( who was 2 at the time) asked for paper towels for christmas, and I forgot to get them for her. when present time was over she asked where her roll of paper towels were. made us all laugh.
  46. My 3-year old son wants a fly swatter for Christmas. We’ve watched Winnie the Pooh and Christmas Too quite a few times, so he got the idea from rabbit asking Santa for a fly swatter. So funny.
  47. When my son was 5 he asked for a clipboard. I didn’t think he really wanted one so he didn’t get one and in Christmas morning that is the one thing he said “Santa didn’t bring me a clipboard.” He asked for one when he was six also, he got it that year.
  48.  My ten year old wants one of those candles that changes color. I am in the process of tracking down a battery operated one. Also, when my youngest son was three, he wanted a pink box with nothing in it. This was before he recognized “gender” roles. If you asked him now he would say “ewwww that’s girl stuff”
  49. When my son was quite young he wrote that he wished to have those special phones.. you know, the tin cans with string.. he had seen a movie and the kids were so happy to hear each other. !! my son was partially deaf. I “bought” the cans/ string and we played *hearing*
  50. My 5 year old wants a juicer:)
  51. My son asked for a peanut butter and jelly sandwich and my niece asked for a jar of pickled eggs! Which they received!
  52. My oldest at 5 asked for duck tape- he wanted to build a boat with it!
  53.  My 3 yr old SON wants a Dora mask. He wants to ask Santa for trains, white socks, and a Dora mask. Unfortunately I can’t find one anywhere bc he didn’t tell me that til a week ago and Halloween stuff is gone if it even existed.
  54. My 6 year old son asked for a Mt. Dew, I guess because I don’t let him drink it he thinks if Santa brings it for him then I have to let him lol
  55. One year the ONLY thing my daughter wanted from Santa was a cake! lol! And that is what she got!
  56. Last year both girls (3 and 4 then) wanted pet unicorns. This year there haven’t been crazy requests yet.
  57. spaghetti and meatballs…
  58. My 2 yr old wants a “whooping” from Santa!!! Wth?? She don’t even get them from me!!
  59. I was 4 and my brother was 4 months. i asked if santa could get him adopted somewhere.
  60. Our 15 year old wants nothing but cool ranch Doritos and moon mist faygo. Yeah teenage boy!! Lol
  61. When mt neice was young. 3,4, and 5 she asked for a vacuum cleaner, an elwctric blanket and a suitcase with wheels.
  62. Last year my 14-year-old asked for SPAM! Yep she got it. Not only from santa, but from everyone that knew she wanted it! We went to Hawaii earlier that year and she fell in love with Spam!
  63. My nephew since he was about 7 had asked for hot apple cider and a gallon sized can of madarin oranges (which I can get at cash and carry for about $2) I’ve gotten them for him too. He loves having his own can of fruit this year since he was flyin…See More
  64. Mine wanted a huge jar of cherries one year. She ate everyone of them
  65. My 5 year old has asked for a wishing well so “it can be Christmas everyday”. Lol
  66.  A HARD monkey- to this day I have No idea what he meant
  67.  Mine wants a cotton candy machine and Nutella
  68. My son uses ketchup with everything. He always gets ketchup at Christmas!
  69. My daughter, at around 13, asked for Provolone cheese and red maraschino cherries in her stocking. Our family is so big that food is gobbled up pretty quick. I guess this was the only way she could think of to be able to eat her favorite things without everyone else munching out on them. BTW my 16 year old son got ketchup that year. lol
  70.  My eight year old son is asking Santa for a food dehydrator. My almost three year old daughter asked Santa for a “tiny Christmas tree”.
  71.  My two year old last year wanted cake last year as I think he thought it was his bday and this year he wants an ice cream truck he can drive to school yes this year he is only three
  72.  My daughter asked for a shower curtain one year!
  73. When my son was 7 he asked for Mighty Putty so he could fix things like the guy on tv!
  74. This year my son ask for a bag of concrete and chicken wire!! I have no clue what he is planning.
  75. My niece asked for a xmas tree last year, she wanted her own & my mother (grandma) got her a take top tree that’s a little less than 2ft & purple (one of her favorite colors) got her lights and ornaments just for HER tree it was the cutest thing & she was thrilled! Everyone outside of my the family that it was the oddest thing. This year her tree went up right along with the big one
  76.  My duaghter who was 4 at the time asked for fairy, and this year she has asked for at the age of 7 a mermaid to put in our pool
  77. My oldest wants a box of paper clips and beef jerky
  78. My six year old asked for bananas and zucchini so she can bake some bread.
  79.  Last year my 6 year old daughter wanted a coconut. Yes she got her wish.
  80. My daughter at 8 asked for 10# of bacon….
  81. My 10 year old daughter wants wood and nails so she can “build stuff”
  82. My daughter asked for a giant bag of Takis fr Costco and my son would like brother repellent for his bike!
  83. When my daughter was 3 she asked for a humpback whale. It took me forever, but I managed to find a stuffed one.
  84.  Funny- my younger son got a case of black olives from my cousin one year. And my 12-year old is seriously asking for a Costco pumpkin pie.
  85. My 4 adn 7 yr olds have been intrigued by that infomercial selling the ear wax remover thingy. Glad mine aren’t the onlyh “werid” ones out there lol …oh-and my 14 year old wants duck tape
  86. My 9 year old son wants yarn and a crochet needle kind of an odd request for a little
  87. My brother used to ask for bandages of all colors and shapes and patterns. I think that was his way of styling since he was often wearing them for one reason or another.
  88. 4 yr old daughter asked for a rat!
  89. My 4 yr old at the time asked for a stop sign.
  90.  Every yearr my daughter asks for a huge jar of pickles and she’s!! Love it
  91. Pickled beets…my Grandma used to make them for me every Christmas
  92.  My daughters friend asked Santa for cheese fries.
  93.  One year all my then four y/o wanted was a “family bear” I had no clue so a purchased random bears to make a family of bears and sent dad to Ross to buy papa bear some clothes because he was too big for build a bear clothing. It was so worth it to see her little face
  94. My nephew asked for a wheelchair and then again the next year since he didnt get one.
  95. My 15 year old grandson wants stainless steel ice cubes. Can you beat that? Weird!!!!
  96. My 3 year old wants to go to the car wash for Christmas
  97. My younger daughter wants crunches this year. My older daughter asked for yogurt when she was little.
  98. My son asked for a fart machine so he could blame it on his toy
  99. My 5 year asked for a pair of plyers  so he could pull his own teeth so the Tooth Fairy would bring him money, and he could buy what he wanted.
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banddaidRandom fact … I am GUILTY of hiding band-aids in strange places in my home … I always have more “just in case”.  Because when I REALLY need a band-aid the box is always empty thanks to my children and their attempts to save the world like Dr. Quinn medicine woman.

WHY you ask, because I have 5 small children. If the package of band-aid is just put on the shelf somehow my children are drawn to it like bees to honey or flies to food.  That freaky little box of band-aids calls out to my children and in NO TIME flat all 25 band-aids have been  unwrapped (wrapper tossed on the floor for the magic maid fairy aka MOM to pick up later) and used for the most tragic traumas you have ever seen.   Here are a few examples of traumas and life saving support  these band-aids have offered my children in the past…

1. Promptly put on a 3 week old wound were there once was a scab, that has now fallen off and all that remains is healed skin.

2. All over the wall, in a random pattern … some even over lapping.  Maybe this is modern art and I am just to old school to see its divine potential?

3. On little brothers “Butt Crack” since he broke his bum.

4. All over the TV, because scrapping sticky things off electronics just makes Mom SO happy… not.

5.  In a path on the floor, and they stick like you would not believe.  Left there so I can follow it like bear tracks right to the guilty party.  When I follow the trial it somehow always leads me right to my kids.  When I ask them WHO used all the band-aids they all look at me and say “NOT ME”.  Yet they are polka-dotted with them…. how then, did that band-aid end up right in the middle of their forehead?   ( I told you these band-aids are freaky little things and can not be trusted…lol).

So that my friends is why I Hoard/ Hide band-aids in random weird places in my home.  So do not be shocked if you put on a stocking hat in the middle of summer only to find a box of band-aids inside, or open up my printer and find Mrs. Piggy and Kermit the Frog hanging out band-aid style under the lid.

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Funny things kids sayPhoto of him this weekend on Santa lap… luckily he did NOT spell no for Santa 🙂

So my four year old is at the age where he wants to show he is a BIG KID like his older brother and sisters and wants to say things that they say. They sometimes say, “I said no… N.O. spells No”. Well Maveric has picked this up and for some reason he has mixed the letters up…. so today he was playing he got upset, and at the TOP of his lungs yells BS NOOOOO…. “B.S. spells NO” ….. I was laughing so hard I could hardly talk. I kept telling him that BS does NOT spell no, but he is convinced it does.

So who played the trick on me and taught my sweet little 4 year old that BS spells NO. I am pretty sure it is just an innocent but hilarious mistake ….

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might be from Idaho if

I saw this on a friends facebook update today.. and I was laughing out loud! I was born and raised in Idaho and all of these are TRUE for me except for the driving ones (but that is because I drive slow like an old lady).  But these are true for most people I know here in Idaho. I thought I would pass it along LOL.


1. If someone in a Home Depot store offers you assistance and they don’t work there, you live in Idaho.

2. If you’ve worn shorts and a parka at the same time, you live in Idaho.

3. If you’ve had a lengthy telephone conversation with someone who dialed the wrong number, you live in Idaho.

4. If ‘vacation’ means going anywhere …south of Salt Lake City for the weekend, you live in Idaho.

5. If you measure distance in hours, you live in Idaho.

6. If you know several people who have hit a deer more than once, you live in Idaho.

7. If you have switched from ‘heat’ to ‘A/C’ and back again in the same day, you live in Idaho.

8. If you install security lights on your house and garage but leave both unlocked, you live in Idaho.

9. If you can drive 75 mph through 2 feet of snow during a raging blizzard without flinching, you live in Idaho.

10. If you design your kid’s Halloween costume to fit over a snowsuit, you live in Idaho.

11. If the speed limit on the highway is 55 mph –you’re going 80, and everyone is still passing you, you live in Idaho.

12. If driving is better in the winter because the potholes are filled with snow, you live in Idaho.

13. If you know all 4 seasons: almost winter, winter, still winter, and road construction, you live in Idaho.

14. If you find 10 degrees ‘a little chilly’ you live in Idaho.

15. If you actually understand these jokes and forward them to all your IDAHO friends, you live in Idaho.

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