Holiday Haul 2021

Seasons Greetings and Happy Holidays Readers! We hope that the end of 2021 and the winter season have been treating you well. Here in the casa de Chaos & Confetti, we received more than our fair share of familial joy and gifts.

We’re so excited about everything we received that we want to give you readers a glimpse into our treasure trove of gifts.  If the below lists make it seem like Chaos ended up with far more presents, it’s because he was nice and Confetti was naughty this year.  Only kidding.  In reality, Confetti ended up with plenty of great gifts too, but we’ll specifically be sharing items that fall into our hobbies and interests that are covered in our blog.  We doubt any of you want a line by line reading of gift cards or for Confetti to list her new outfits, bath soaps, and other miscellaneous goodies.  All the delicious sweets will also be omitted because nobody needs to know how many extra calories we’re about to indulge in over the coming days and weeks.

Final note before we jump into our gift lists, we would officially like to bestow the moniker of Yeti on our littlest family member.  Why Yeti?  We love cryptids.  Yeti rhymes with Confetti.  Our little man was born with plenty of hair.  We’ll make a point of not including him in this blog too much, but when there is a sighting, you’ll know you’ll be getting a peek at a special little creature.  With all that said, Yeti does have three gifts listed below.  The rest of his presents will be left out because we’re not trying to run a blog about the best baby books, toys, and accessories (at least not yet).

Let’s get to it!

Board games/Puzzle Games 

  • Angels and Airwaves: Lifeforms by Dispatch presented by BreakOut Games (Chaos)
  • Clank! Legacy: Acquisitions Incorporated (Confetti)
  • The Clock Winder by Sultans of Solve (Chaos)
  • Crimes & Capers: Lady Leona’s Last Wishes (Chaos)
  • Disney Princess 1000 piece puzzle by Ravensburger (Confetti)
  • Escape from Iron Gate by the Escape Game (Confetti)
  • Escape the Room: The Cursed Dollhouse by Thinkfun (Chaos)
  • Jane Eyre Puzzle from Litographs (Confetti)
  • The Magical Tale: A Mystical Puzzle Adventure by Enigma Fellowship (Chaos)
  • Marvel Champions: The Mad Titan’s Shadow (Chaos)
  • MicroMacro Crime City (Chaos)
  • The Orient Express: A Mystery Jigsaw Puzzle by Bepuzzled Classics (Chaos)
  • The Quacks of Quedlinburg: The Alchemists (Confetti)
  • Solve Our Shirts: The Treasure Trove of Pirate Cove by CU Adventures (Chaos)
  • Things They Don’t Teach You in School Trivia Game (Chaos)
  • Unstable Unicorns: Nightmares Expansion Pack (Confetti)
  • Violent Night by Sultans of Solve (Chaos)


  • The Push by Ashley Audrain (Chaos)
  • Infinite Country by Patricia Engel (Chaos)
  • The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix (Chaos)
  • Have you seen Luis Velez? by Catherine Ryan Hyde (Chaos)
  • A Crooked tree by Una Mannion (Chaos)
  • Mox by Jon Mosley (Chaos)
  • The Last Graduate by Naomi Novik (Chaos)
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling – MinaLima Edition (Yeti) (but really Confetti) 
  • How to be a Chicana Role Model by Michele Serros (Chaos)
  • The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton (Chaos)

Comics (all Chaos)

  • Amazing Spider-Man vol. 13 – King’s Ransom by Nick Spencer
  • Amazing Spider-Man vol. 14 – Chameleon Conspiracy by Nick Spencer
  • Guardian of the Galaxy vol. 2 – Here We Make Our Stand by Al Ewing
  • Heroes Reborn America’s Mightiest Heroes by Jason Aaron
  • Heroes Reborn America’s Mightiest Heroes Companion vol. 1 by various authors and artists
  • Heroes Reborn America’s Mightiest Heroes Companion vol. 2 by various authors and artists
  • The Immortal Hulk vol. 8 – Keeper of the Door by Al Ewing
  • Iron Man vol. 1 – Big Iron by Christopher Cantwell
  • Spider-Girl the Complete Collection vol. 3 by Tom Defalco, Pat Olliffe, and Ron Frenz
  • Symbiote Spider-Man: King in Black by Peter David
  • Thor vol. 2 – Prey by Donny Cates

Electronics, Video games, and Gadgets

  • Captain America – 3 movie blu-ray collection (Chaos)
  • iPod Touch (Chaos)
  • KitchenAid Bread Bowl with Baking Lid attachment (Confetti) 
  • Mario Party Superstars – Nintendo Switch (Chaos)
  • Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy – PS 5 (Chaos)


  • “Chocolate Delight” Disney Traditions Jim Shore Figurine (Confetti)
  • Evil Gwenpool by Mafex (Chaos)
  • Lego: Mini Disney Castle (Confetti)
  • Lego: Santa’s Visit (Confetti)
  • Lego: Gingerbread House (Confetti)
  • Pluto Disney Treasure Collectable (Confetti/Yeti)
  • Spider-Man No Way Home 5 pinset (Chaos)
  • 5 Ornaments (Chaos, Confetti, and Yeti)

We hope you enjoyed getting to see many of the great gifts we received this year.  While we’re not above boasting, may this post also act as a teaser of some of the things that you may see again popping up in this blog.  Feel free to let us know if there are any specific items you’re hoping to hear our thoughts and reviews on.  We would also love to hear about some of the presents you received this year, so don’t be afraid to share in the comments!

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