Tiny toys taking over

Tiny toys taking over {Heather's Handmade Life}

Remember how Shopkins were super popular and parents were always complaining about spending $5 for a rubber avocado the size of a thumbnail? Well, Shopkins were only the beginning of the miniature craze, it seems.

Tiny toys taking over {Heather's Handmade Life}
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Our daughter is about to turn seven, which feels frighteningly old because she’s our baby. She didn’t want anything in particular for her birthday and said she’d be happy with anything we chose.

Can you imagine?

No, for real, she took my husband to Walmart and proceeded to point to a bunch of toys and asked him to snap photos of it all for “ideas.”

When he showed me the photos, I rolled my eyes. It was all just so … junky. It was like she’d haphazardly pointed to anything with the words “glitter,” “unicorn,” “slime,” “poop” or “cotton candy.” Even my husband, who’d been there in person, agreed she hadn’t put much thought into her ideas.

However …

Tiny toys taking over {Heather's Handmade Life}
Tiny toys taking over {Heather's Handmade Life}

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So what do you think?

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