The only lists I do are shopping lists and mostly not for me but for Mr. G. Unfortunately, he has a tendency to buy things that weren't on the list and things that were on the list he forgets. When I do a shopping list for me I mostly forget it at home !
Now I write in my smartphone the list of things that I have to buy, at least I won't forget it, as my phone is always with me. On the wall I have a little notebook where I write what we need during the week each time I see that it is the last package. But that doesn't work so good neither because I forget to look on it. In short, lists and me are like horse and carriage.
For birthdays, Easter and Christmas I don't get lists anymore, I get links to the wanted gift order it pay and let it send directly to the person or to me and I take it along. This is very practical. Even my ten year old grandson makes his lists this way and these are always the longest once. But I am allowed to choose amongst the various propositions ! I feel like a modern grandma and like this way of wishlists !!