We frequently get asked what the kids need or want.

So here it is, all in one place, and easy to find!

I keep this as updated as possible.

September, all of the kids are going to school, and they need jeans (adjustable waist band needed), long sleeve shirts, undershirts/tank tops, and winter coats (Rayce size 8, Serenity size 7, Holden size 6 on bottom, 6/7 on top, size 7 coat, Charlize size 6/7 on top, 6 on bottom, Dante size 6, Liliya size 5), socks and sneakers and winter boots (Rayce size 3, Serenity size 12, Holden size 13Wide, Charlize size 12, Dante size 12, Liliya size 11)The girls all love dresses with leggings, also (Serenity and Charlize size 6, Liliya size 5).

Most needed are …(girls) size 6/6x leggings/stretch pants, size 6/7 long sleeve tops,… (boys) long sleeve tops, size 6/7 and 8… (all) winter boots/coats/snowpants… twin size fitted sheets and blankets.

Wish Lists

Boys
  • Power Rangers action figures
  • Super Hero action figures
  • any action figures, especially larger sized ones
  • Imaginext playsets, animals, vehicles
  • twin size bedding sets x3, Vera Cruz http://www.walmart.com/ip/Your-Zone-Bed-in-a-Bag-Vera-Cruz/11987703 and room accessories in *orange*, bright lime green, and blue (lamps, area rug, picture frames, etc)
  • legos (the general lego bins, not specific kits)
  • Rayce- early chapter books, such as Magic Tree House, Diary of a Whimpy Kid…
  • Dante- dolphins. the boy is obsessed.
Girls
  • 18″ dolls and doll clothes (WalMart has Friends Boutique brand, Target has Our Generation, AC Moore has Springfield Doll brand, Toys R Us has Madame Alexander and Journey Girls…)
  • ‘Heart for Hearts’ dolls
  • Barbies,  and the ‘little sister’ dolls Kelly/Chelsea/Stacie, boy Barbies (no Bratz dolls, please)
  • Barbie clothes and Ken clothes (sometimes I find off brands at Big Lots or Family Dollar/Dollar General)
  • twin size bedding sets x3, Daisy Dot http://www.walmart.com/ip/InStyle-Daisy-Dot-Twin-Be-Set/14044853 and room accessories in hot pink (lamps, area rug, picture frames…)
  • jewelry, earrings (all have pierced ears), necklaces, bracelets
  • head bands, hair clips, hair accessories
  • Serenity loves Tinkerbell and Cinderella and Belle
  • Charlize loves Princess Tiana (Princess and the Frog)
  • Liliya loves Belle from Beauty and the Beast, Jasmine from Aladdin, and Kai Lan (Ni Hao Kai Lan)
All kids/group
  • video rocker chairs
  • bean bag chairs
  • any other kind of kid friendly seating, such as http://www.walmart.com/ip/your-zone-flip-chair-rich-black/14931613
  • Wii games rated EC and E (we have Mario Kart, Super Mario Bros, Donkey Kong Country Returns, Mario Sports Mix, Sim Animals Africa, Madagascar Escape to Africa, Madagascar Carts, Wii Sports and Wii Sports Resort)
  • Nintendo DS games (we have Phineas and Ferb Ride Again, Digging for Dinosaurs) and Game Boy Advance games (we see them used and really cheap at Game Stop!)
  • PlayStation 1 games
  • board games suitable for elementary aged kids (Connect Four, Operation, Scrabble Junior……)
  • sidewalk chalk
  • bubbles and bubble wands
  • Leap Frog Fridge Phonics Word Builder
  • Toy Story DVD’s
  • any Disney video DVD’s
  • rechargeable AA batteries and recharger
  • Wii remotes, kid sized
  • Wii fit balance board
  • underbed storage bins, the deeper ones (they have about 10″ open under the bunk beds)
  • dress up clothes, boy/girl/neutral, Halloween costumes, masks, hats… size 6-8
  • less mess art supplies, pencils, colored pencils, crayons, washable markers, glue sticks, elmers glue, kid scissors, paper of all kinds, notebooks…
  • toy storage containers, toy boxes, shelves with toy bins, cubby units (we have some of these that each have 9 square cubbies and hold the fabric bins, these are perrrfect and work amazingly for everything from toys to clothes)… any kind of toy storage http://www.walmart.com/ip/Whitmor-Kids-12-Bin-Organizer-Primary-Colors/6023208    http://www.walmart.com/ip/Step2-Lift-Hide-Bookcase-Storage-Chest-Red/9855632     http://www.walmart.com/ip/4D-Concepts-Bookcase-White/9855030
  • adult sized hangers, as the kids hangers aren’t quite big enough to keep most of the clothes off the ground anymore
  • Kids Bop CD’s
Clothes
  • Rayce- size 8. T shirts, jeans, shorts, PJ’s, polo style shirts, hoodies. Shoe size 2 1/2. Socks. Undies size 6/8. Loves Phineas and Ferb, Perry the Platypus, Mario/Yoshi, Toy Story, dinosaurs, skulls and crossbones, and race cars, of course!
  • Serenity- size 6/7. T Shirts, hoodies, PJ’s. jeans, longer style shorts, leggings, capri length leggings, dresses, tunic length shirts. Shoe size 12 . Socks. Undies size 6. Loves anything pink, girly, glittery,  Disney Princess, butterflies, Tinkerbell
  • Holden- size 6. t shirts, jeans, shorts, PJ’s, polo style shirts, hoodies. Shoe size 12wide. Socks. Undies size 6. Loves sharks, dinosaurs, Mario, Power Rangers, Toy Story (esp Buzz LightYear), Transformers, airplanes, motorcycles, trucks, the color red.
  • Charlize- size 6 on top. T Shirts, hoodies, PJ’s. Size  5 on bottom, jeans, longer style shorts, leggings, capri length leggings, dresses, tunic length shirts. Shoe size 11 1/2. Socks. Undies size 4. Loves anything pink, girly, glittery,  butterflies, ladybugs, dragonflies.
  • Dante- size 6 on top, 5 on the bottom (with adjustable waist, he’s a very skinny dude). T shirts, jeans, shorts, PJ’s, polo style shirts, hoodies. Shoe size 11. Socks. Undies size 4. Loves dolphins, Power Rangers, Mario, Toy Story, Transformers, airplanes, motorcycles, the color yellow.
  • Liliya- size 5 on top and PJ’s and dresses, size 4 on bottom. T shirts, hoodies, PJ’s, jeans, longer length shorts, leggings, capri length leggings, dresses, tunic length shirts. Shoe size 10. Socks. Undies size 4. Loves the color purple, pink, anything girly, glittery, butterflies, bumblebees, dragonflies.
September, all of the kids are going to school, and they need jeans (adjustable waist band needed), long sleeve shirts, undershirts/tank tops, winter coats and snow suits/snow pants (Rayce size 8, Serenity size 7, Holden size 6 on bottom, 6/7 on top, Charlize size 6, Dante size 6, Liliya size 5), socks and sneakers and winter boots (Rayce size 3, Serenity size 12, Holden size 13Wide, Charlize size 12, Dante size 12, Liliya size 11). The girls all love dresses with leggings, also (Serenity and Charlize size 6, Liliya size 5).

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Around the house… as we transition to spending more and time at Drew’s house, there are quite a few things we need for over there…
  • skillets w lids
  • big pots and pans with lids
  • cooking utensils
  • food storage containers w lids
  • silverware and knives
  • twin size boy bed-in-bag and 3x twin size girl bed-in-bag or 4x neutral twin size bed-in bag such as http://www.walmart.com/ip/In-Style-Roundabout-Bed-In-A-Bag-Blue/14972274
  • 2x toddler boy bed-in-a-bag
  • extra fitted sheets,  blankets, twin size, and plastic zippered waterproof mattress covers
  • shelving and bins for clothing and toy storage in the closet, cubby units, bookcases
  • adult sized hangers
  • bean bag chairs
  • video rocker chairs
  • big floor cushions (or big dog beds to use as floor cushions)
  • vacuum cleaner
  • carpet shampooer
  • steam mop
  • throw blankets
  • lots of picture frames of different sizes, collage frames… I plan to paint all the frames we can collect the same color and make a wall collage
Bonnie
  • Canon 35mm f/2 lens
  • Canon 55-250mm f/4-5.6 lens
  • scapbooking supplies, especially glue/tape runners, paper cutter, 12×12 scrap pads, embellishments, brads…
  • “Your Baby in Pictures” by Me Ra Koh
  • biggest external hard drive possible
  • “Mamarazzi” by Stacy Wasmuth
  • gift card to Pure Photoshop Actions (or any sets of her PSE actions) or Paint the Moon
  • photography props… wooden letter blocks, anything the right size to put babies in/on (buckets, baskets, etc…), neat hats… etc…
  • treadmill
  • queen sized bedding, especially anything deep brown and sage green
And as always, we love having new, and always need more…
  • pencils
  • colored pencils
  • crayons
  • washable markers
  • glue sticks
  • elmers glue
  • kid friendly scissors
  • white paper (printer/copy paper)
  • construction paper
  • lined paper
  • wide ruled spiral bound notebooks
  • wide ruled composition notebooks
  • play-doh
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