Then children come along and you are allowed back into the world of toys! When my children were small I ralied against plastic toys, most obviously the loud noisy battery eating ones, but as the children got older their toys got smaller and are usually exclusively made of plastic.
Some I detest, some I love but only in their proper place, i.e. not on the floor for me to stand on, I'm talking about you Lego! and some I buy for myself and pretend they are for the children...
Littlest Pet Shop Blythes! Bright, garish colours, tiny plastic pieces and yet I love them. Perhaps because I wouldn't mind a real Blythe but can't justify the expense. However these little ladies are getting a
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