I have to admit something embarrassing: I've been hunting for my upcoming birthday present. Yes, we have reached that point in the relationship between my husband and I that I have to pick out my gift and LOUDLY drop hints. Otherwise I really am rolling the dice with what I'll get. Another point being that I am incredibly controlling and picky, which I know does not make me an ideal present recipient. Even my friends make fun of me that I threw my own baby shower and told people what I wanted/needed. I just figure it's hard to enough trying to find the right gift that I would prefer to be told what you want so you don't have to break out the "oh, I really love it" fake-face. I have mastered that face and to this day my family wonders every time they give me something whether or not I really like it.