In the spirit of spending in excess, here's the list of Christmas presents for the Devil Spawn. We were supposed to only get seven presents for each of them but we kept winding up with extra for one of them and after trying to even it out, we bought a whole toy store.
Five-in-One Game Table - Converts to mini-pool, ping pong, and three other games. Currently unopened in the back of her closet
Clash of the Titans DVD
Latest Series of Unfortunate Events book, the Penultimate Peril - Great children's series.
Latest Artemis Fowl book - I hate this series but, then again, I'm old and fat.
Toy Octopus - Great for making Barbie into Chthulu. Actually used for mock Pokemon battles with sister.
King Kong DVD
"How to Draw" book
Toy turtle - More Pokemon fights.
Devil Bat DVD - Yeah, they can't all be Kong.
Five Brainteaser games
Glow in the Dark Dragon jigsaw puzzle
Little Women - Token classic novel.
Plug and Play Atari Pacman game
Harry Potter poster
Acoustic Guitar - Surprisingly, no problems yet.
Simpson's Operation - Like the original but with Homer instead of the guy with the Moe haircut.
Lombre Pokemon figurine - See octopus and turtle.
Plastic battle axe and shield - Within 15 minutes, Devilboy broke the axe.
Plastic bug toy - More fights.
Teen Titan trade paperback
Spidergirl trade paperback
Another Teen Titan trade paperback
Scooby doo book
Another Pokemon DVD
Rockem Sockem Robots - Currently on top of the kitchen cabinet after Devilboy went medieval on the red robot.
Yu-Gi-Oh Battle Blimp - When playing Pokemon isn't stupid enough.
Scooby Doo in "Where's My Mummy" DVD - Better than average Scooby mystery mainly due to--
the mummy turning out to be Velma.
Atomic Betty: Betty, Set, Go DVD - Better than Scooby cartoon show.
Anti-Alien Zap Gun - Fires easy to lose plastic disks.
My Pretty Pony Pegasus
Plastic lump of coal with plastic Pokemon figurine inside
Dora the Explorer book
Play exercise equipment
Pixter computer learning-game
Pixter Teen Titans game
Pixter Scooby Doo game
Dora the Explorer costume jewelry
Chef outfit - Announced that she hated it, making her mother very angry.
Set of coal cars - Toy cars inside of plastic lumps of coal
Hot Wheel race track
Jaws monster truck
King Kong talking book
Giant "We Will Rock You" car
Toy tool kit
Remote control car
Toy jets - Already broke seven out of twelve within 24 hours.
Another model motorcycle
Book about tractors
Remote control jet
Remote control silver convertible - Broke control, now just really expensive rolling toy.
Toy chainsaw - Yes, I'm tempting fate.
Toy helicopter with parachuter
Set of racing cars
Ray gun with six sound effects
Model Air Force jet, Army tank, and Navy patrol boat