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Stripes the Tiger Beanie Baby Estimated Value

Adventures in Beanie Baby Collecting

A friend recently posted this article on a book called “The Beanie Baby Handbook” – a book published in 1998 on the ins and outs of Beanie Baby collecting – and what a great investment Beanie Baby collecting is (was).

The book shows the estimated value of Beanie Babies in 1998 and what the value will be in the future – way out in 2008. For instance, the book estimates that Stripes the Tiger will be valued at $1,000 by 2008. (If anyone is selling these anywhere close to that, please let me know!) Read More! [...]

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Musings on Sex and the City

Moments ago, I finished rewatching Sex and the City in its glorious six season entirety. The image above is from the final scene of season 6B episode 8. I’ve now seen every episode now at least three times. At this point, the characters feel like friends in some strange way. Read More! [...]

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Happy Valentine’s Day! 20 Geeky Valentines <3

Happy Valentine’s Day! It is a tradition at work to create Valentine’s Day cards and share them with each other. I have been scouring the web for some geeky Valentines to share with my coworkers and I thought I would share them with you here as well. Enjoy! Read More! [...]

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Product Review: Anastasia Hair Makeup – Temporary Hair Color Looks Awesome but Can Get Messy

As a frequent hair dye-er who is always looking for something new, when I first saw the concept of “Hair Makeup” (temporary hair color that goes on and off just like makeup) in a fashion magazine, I knew I had to try it. This week, I saw some in a store for the first time and picked up Anastasia Hair Makeup temporary hair color from Ulta for $12. I had a lot of questions/doubts when I first tried it, so I thought I would share my experience. Read More! [...]

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Tour of Austin Comic & Toy Shops: A Recap with Pictures!

In celebration of Jason’s birthday, we spent Labor Day weekend in Austin visiting friends and exploring. We spend time in Austin every year for Austin City Limits Music Festival, but don’t get to see much else outside of Zilker park and the hotel. Our goal was to see as many Comic Books & Toy Shops as possible! Read More! [...]