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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.

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Amazon.com have deals on Beanie Boos!

Monday, October 19th, 2015

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Today, Amazon.com have discount deals on three Beanie Boos!

The regular 6″ version of Pinky the barn owl is available for $5.75, down from $9.99.

The 6″ size of Coconut the monkey has been discounted to $6.03, down from $9.99.

The 9″ Beanie Boo Buddy version of Ellie the elephant is now $10.00, down from $11.99.

 

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Happy Birthday Creepers!

Sunday, October 18th, 2015

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Today is Creepers the skeleton’s birthday!

This Beanie Baby was released on 3rd September 2001, ready for Halloween!

Don’t be afraid of this little skeleton though. He may look scary, but he really only wants to play!

Have you got Creepers in your collection?

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Happy Birthday Schnitzel!

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

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The 15th October is Schnitzel the Schnauzer’s birthday!

This adorable little Schnauzer dog is named after the popular Austrian dish. According to his poem, Wiener Schnitzel is his favourite food!.

Did you know, the Miniature Schnauzer breed of dog first originated in Germany in the 1800’s. They are also known as a Zwergschnauzer (Dwarf Schnauzer) and have an average lifespan of around 14 years! Quite an age for such a little guy!

Do you share a birthday with Schnitzel?

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Today is National Bring Your Teddy to Work and School Day!

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

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As you can see from the title, today was National Bring Your Teddy to Work and School Day!

Ty have released many teddies over the years. Beanie Babies, Beanie Boos, Beanie Buddies, Attic Treasures, Ty Classic, etc, all have various teddies all in different styles and colours.

Some teddies are rarer than others, with the Billionaire bears fetching over $200-400 each!

Some were released for charity. Aware was released to raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness.

There have been Christmas bears, like the 1999 Holiday Teddy, St. Patrick’s Day bears, like Clover, and Easter bears like Bonnet.

Ty even released some to mark that very special day that a boy or girl is born into the world.

Did you bring a teddy bear to work or school today?

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Asia, Pegasus, Glider and Sky High available in different sizes!

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

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Asia the tiger, Pegasus the unicorn, Glider the penguin and Sky High the giraffe were originally thought to be only available in the regular 6″ size. It turns out that Ty have made larger versions of them also made them into key clips.

Asia is now available in 6″, 9″ and 16″ sizes and as a key clip.

Glider is available in 6″, 9″ and 16″ sizes and as a key clip.

Sky High is available in 6″, 9″ and 16″ sizes and as a key clip.

Pegasus is available in 6″, 9″ and 16″ sizes and as a key clip.

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Cecil Beanie Baby is now available again on Amazon UK!

Friday, October 9th, 2015

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Cecil is back on Amazon UK!

He was previously available on Amazon UK via third-party seller, The Entertainer. The few that they were selling sold out very quickly.

Now Cecil is back again on Amazon UK via another seller, Inspiration Gift Shop.

Judging from the previous time he was available, he probably won’t be around for long so get him quickly before they sell out!

To see Cecil on Amazon UK, click here.

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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!

 

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Two Beanie Boos will soon be retiring!

Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

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Ty have announced two more Beanie Boo retirements!

Cancun the Chihuahua and Bamboo the Panda will soon be retiring. Catch them soon before they leave the shelves!

Have you got Bamboo or Cancun in your collection?

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Cecil now available at The Entertainer stores in the UK

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

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Cecil has now appeared at The Entertainer stores in the UK!

The Cecil Beanie Baby was announced in August with all the profits from the sale of the beanie going to WILDCRU.

It was said that Cecil would start appearing in late September to early October.

Cecil has also been spotted at a Learning Express store in Franklin, Tennessee via their Instagram page.

The Entertainer are also selling Cecil via Amazon UK with all the profits going to WILDCRU.

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