2013 Friends Advent Calendar Day 16: Ice Skates

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Today’s item appears to be a little brown bench with a red/white flower plant and two pairs of ice skating blades that easily snap onto each of the Friends’ feet. The skates look great and are tall enough for a minidoll to stand and clear the height of the studs on a baseplate. Extra pieces include an additional plant base with one red and one white flower. And there’s also an extra skate blade in case one gets lost. Happy ice skating dear Friends!

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2013 Friends Advent Calendar Day 15: Bench

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Today’s item is a cute little blue street bench. Finally! A place where the homeless of Heartlake City can call home. Or it could be seating perfect for Friends needing a break from the hustle and bustle of shopping, greeting and hot chocolate drinking. Go ahead…have a seat, take a load off and enjoy the magical holiday season.

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2013 Friends Advent Calendar Day 14: Fountain

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Today’s item is a seven-piece set resembling some kind of ice sculpture or perhaps a water fountain that has been frozen over. Even though I’m not completely certain, it will still look nice in a holiday street scene adding to the overall festive atmosphere. There’s also another extra pink flower piece that can easily be added as extra holiday decor to anything!

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2013 Friends Advent Calendar Day 11: Bag of Money

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Today’s advent calendar item is a four-piece set consisting of a pink basket, a printed green $100 bill, and two gold coins. Basically, a bag of money. Now this is what I’m talking about. Who wouldn’t love a bag of money as a gift?!?! This could actually be a “before” scene with your purse before blowing all your cash on holiday shopping. There is nothing to build…just simply put the monies inside the basket. Not too impressive. Hopefully there will be something better tomorrow.

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Friends Minidoll Display Cases

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I saw these sitting on the shelf at a Toys’R'Us store the other day. They are the exact same size and dimension as the other half-sized LEGO minifigure display cases but just in prettier colors: purple, light blue, and a plum red. They don’t come with a figure, just a sticker of Stephanie to represent what it would look like with a minidoll inside. Each case holds 8 figures and according to the sticker on the shelf will run you $17.49. I haven’t been able to find them anywhere else in a store or online either. If you do happen to find them at a Toys’R'Us, they are running a promotion right now where if you buy one case, you get a second one at 40% off. Now’s the time to stock up! These would make a great gift for the Friends fanatic that has every set. Give them a display case or two to organize their minidolls!

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2013 Friends Advent Calendar Day 10: Accessories

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No pet in today’s offering to go with yesterday’s assumed pet bed. Instead, today’s advent calendar item features a 20-piece set of all purple hair styling tools and accessories. The set includes blow dryer, a comb, a brush, a mirror and an assortment of bows, stars, hearts and butterfly accessories. There is nothing to build…just a large collection of single pieces.

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Disney Princesses Sets Spotted and Purchased From LEGO Brand Retail Store

Disney PrincessesA friend of mine just sent me the above pic and told me that he bought the above sets from a LEGO store. So if you’ve got one of those in your nighborhood, head on over and see if you can score some for yourself. I’m pretty sure if you gifted one of these for Christmas you’d be the best Mom/Dad/Aunt/Uncle/Grandparent ever!

Looks like my plans for the weekend have been set!

2013 Friends Advent Calendar Day 9: Pet Bed

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This 19-piece has me completely stumped. I have no idea what it is supposed to be. The pieces make up two elements – the bigger one appears to have a pink open container with a decorative holiday wreath on the front; and the smaller one is brown and squarish and has a pink decorative piece on the front. They could be a pet bed and some other pet accessory. Last year’s calendar included a puppy and some puppy accessories on the next day. So this may be that: accessories for a pet that we haven’t gotten yet. Only time will tell…

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