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christmas 2012 – zombie toast

9 Jan

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Cruuuuumbs…

This was my oldest niece’s Christmas stuffed animal this year: a piece of zombie toast.

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christmas 2012 – bad egg

9 Jan

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This is my nephew’s stuffed animal for this year. He’s a bad egg. (The stuffed animal, not the nephew.)

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christmas 2012 – sir bacon

8 Jan

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This was the request that sparked the stuffed animals for the older kids. I’d been asking them since October if they wanted stuffed animals for Christmas and wasn’t really getting the impression that they did. Then, two weeks before Christmas, my ten year old niece walks up to me and says, “I want bacon for Christmas.”

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christmas 2012 – hobbes

7 Jan

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This is the first of this year’s Christmas presents. This one was for my youngest niece, who is one.

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a very Legend of Zelda Christmas

4 Jan

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The legend of Zelda video games celebrated their 25th anniversary this year. Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past was the first video game I ever bought with my own money after begging my dad to take a special trip to the store so my eight year old self could buy it 20 years ago. There is no doubt in my mind that it’s the video game I’ve played and beaten the largest number of times.

The newest incarnation, Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, came out right as I was panicking over making Christmas presents for four kids in November. I went with the appearance Link and co. have in Wind Waker, mainly because I had to sort out stuffed animals for the two girls and boy and Link, Zelda and Tetra fit that bill fairly well. I figured there was no shortage of accessories I could turn into a rattle, squeaky toy and jingling toy for the baby.

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