Posts Tagged ‘halloween’

Happy Halloween everyone!

Saturday, October 31st, 2015

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Happy Halloween everyone! Hope you all have a great day however you will be spending it!

Crawly the spider looks like he’s all dressed up to go trick or treating!

Did you know that Crawly is available in two colour variations? Not only is he available in black and orange, he was also made in a purple and green colour scheme!

Top 10 Halloween Beanie Babies

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

A few days ago I did a post where I compiled a list of my favourite ten Halloween Beanie Boos. In this post, I will be listing out my favourite ten Beanie Babies

As with before, this list is in no particular order.

1. BAT-e the Bat

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BAT-e was a Ty store exclusive Beanie Baby. He is similar in appearance (albeit a different colour) to the earlier, Batty the bat, with the inclusion of two tiny white fangs. I love the spooky black/orange combination of some Halloween beanies! His birthday is also on 31st October!

2. Alacazam the Dog

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Alacazam was released back in 2010 and with his birthday coming up in a week’s time, he’s soon to be five years old! This cute little dog has the same black/orange colour scheme as Bat-e and wears a witches hat costume.

3. Baron Van Pyre

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Baron Van Pyre isn’t the first vampire bear Beanie Baby. He is almost identical to a previous vampire bear called Count. The only difference between them is Baron Van Pyre’s belt and bow-tie are made from red material and Count’s are purple. The only reason I chose Baron Van Pyre instead of Count is that I just love his name!

4. Fraidy the Cat

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Fraidy is one of my favourite Beanie Babies, let alone Halloween themed Beanie Babies. I don’t know what it is about her that I love. I think it might be the eyes. She has gorgeous, bright orange cats eyes that stand out from her black fur. Fraidy was released in 2000. It was also her birthday was 10 days ago, making her fifteen years old!

5. Tremble the Dog

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Next up is Tremble. This little Scottie dog wears a cute purple dog coat. According to his poem, he is scared of Halloween, darkness, and all sorts of various things, which seems to make him appear cuter! His birthday is on Halloween, so he will be terrified when he turns eight years old next Saturday!

6. Ghostio the Ghost

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Ghostio is named after Romeo from the Shakespeare play, Romeo and Juliet. He carries a “trick or treat” bag ready to store goodies in on Halloween. He also has a girlfriend, Ghouliette, who is also a ghost.

7. Ghouliette the Ghost

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You can’t have Ghostio without Ghouliette! This cute little girl ghost has an orange ribbon tied in her “hair”. She also holds a “trick or treat” bag, ready to go trick or treating with her boyfriend, Ghostio.

8. Hello Kitty with Bat Costume

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I’ve always loved Sanrio characters, so Hello Kitty had to make it on the list somewhere. This variation of Hello Kitty wears a bat costume, which is perfect for trick or treating. On her head, she wears a bright orange bow covered in black polka dots.

9. Scarem the Bat

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This little bat is not to be confused with the Scarem from the previous Top 10 Halloween Beanie Boos list. Scarem was released back in 2007, making him eight years old. I love the contrast between his star and moon covered orange wings and his purple feet and ears.

And finally…

10. Frightful the Cat

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Frightful was released back in 2006 and was exclusively available at Borders stores. This adorable little cat is made from the same fuzzy material of Fraidy. He wears a cute little witches hat with a tiny bat hanging from the top of it. I really love Frightful’s deep green eyes and how the colours on his belly look like a giant candy corn.

Happy Back to the Future Day!

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

I loved the Back to the Future movies. I remember wanting a hoverboard like Marty McFly and to travel back in time in a DeLorean.

October 21st 2015 at 4:29pm is the destination time that Marty McFly travelled to when he went to the future in Back to the Future part II to save his children who are yet to be born.

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There is a Beanie Baby bear whose birthday also shares this day. Quivers the ghost bear is a Halloween themed bear. His birthday is on 21st October 2002, making him 13 years old!

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If you, like me, love the Back to the Future movies, have a happy Back to the Future Day!

Top 10 Halloween Beanie Boos

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Halloween is nearly here! With only 11 days to go until trick or treating commences, I thought I’d compile a list of my personal favourite ten Beanie Boos!

This list is in no particular order, partly because I couldn’t bring myself to pick a favourite.

1. Haunt the Owl

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Haunt was released back in 2013. I just love the contrast between his bright orange fur and the purple of his glittery eyes. The UK release of Haunt has no birthday, whereas the USA version has a birthdate of 22nd October.

2. Igor the Bat

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Igor is a newer release, appearing in July 2015. This little cutie has beautiful green sparkly eyes that compliment his purple-pink wings. His tiny fangs look adorable! Igor’s birthday is on 7th September.

3. Grimm the Ghost

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Next up is Grimm! Based on the Grim Reaper, this little ghost holds a tiny scythe in his hands which actually makes him look more cute than menacing. Grimm shares the same dazzling green eyes as Igor and was released around the same time.

4. Moonlight the Cat

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Moonlight came out back in 2012. She is a beautiful black and bright orange with spooky orange eyes. Moonlight’s birthday is actually on 31st December, perfect for a Halloween Beanie Boo!

5. Treats the Ghost

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Another ghost has made it on to the list! Treats was released at the same time as Grimm and even looks very similar. He holds a spooky carved pumpkin in his arms instead of the scythe that Grimm carries. Treats’ birthday is on 1st August.

6. Swoops the Bat

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Swoops is the first bat Beanie Boo that was released way back in 2011. I just love his little purple wings and his bright orange eyes. Swoops is not to be confused with the later barn owl Beanie Boo called Swoops. Like Moonlight, his birthday is also on 31st December!

7. Frights the Cat

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Frights is another recently released Halloween Beanie Boo and another cat to make it on to the list. The thing I like about Frights, is the unusual eyes he has. His left eye is glittery green, while his right is sparkly orange.

8. Midnight the Owl

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Midnight was also released this year and is the second owl Beanie Boo on my top 10 list. Most of the owl Beanie Boos are of a very similar design, and what I like about Midnight is that he breaks that mould. I love his fluffy face and how his green eyes seem to pop out. Midnight the owl is not to be confused with an earlier bat Beanie Boo also called Midnight.

9. Scarem the Bat

 

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Scarem was released last year in 2014. His wings are what really stand out, being almost like a psychedelic, rainbow swirly pattern. His tiny fangs make him look scarily cute. Scarem’s birthday is on 11th October.

And finally…

10. Ghosty the Ghost

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Ghosty is the oldest Beanie Boo on the list, released back in 2010. To me, he looks like a cute little marshmallow with an orange ribbon. Ghosty is actually quite hard to get hold of now. He was re-released with sparkly orange eyes in 2013.

Halloween Beanie Boo Competition!

Friday, October 9th, 2015

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Ty are holding a new competition which gives two lucky winners the chance to receive Midnight the owl, Frights the cat, Igor the bat, and the two ghost Beanie Boos, Grimm and Treats. There will also be 26 runners-up who will receive a medium 9″ Midnight the owl!

All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning him is go to Ty’s Facebook page and comment on their Halloween Beanie Boo Sweepstakes picture what your favourite Halloweenie Beanie is!

The winners will be drawn on 23rd October and announced on 26th October.

To go directly to the competition picture, click here. And good luck!

 

Have you seen Ty’s Halloween range?

Monday, October 5th, 2015

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Ty have released five Beanie Boos and three Halloweenie Beanies in time for Halloween!

The Beanie Boos include Igor the bat, Frights the Cat, Midnight the Owl and the two ghosts, Grimm and Treats.

The Halloweenie Beanies are Fangs the bat, Pumpkie the ghost and Screech the owl.

These spooky beanies are scarily cute and perfect for Halloween decorations.

Which is your favourite Halloween beanie?