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American Trivia Game Amazon Original

American Trivia Game Amazon Original

  • FUN PARTY GAME: American Trivia features two-sided cards, with 1,000 questions that cover five categories: Geography, History, Pop Culture, Sports, and General trivia. Making this a great party game that can be played by a wide range of ages.
  • PLAY AND LEARN: Are you looking for an entertaining way to learn about the good ‘ole USA? Playing the American Trivia Game, you will learn about historical landmarks, tourist spots, famous people, and the pop culture that has forged this great country.
  • BENEFITS: Playing trivia games can help improve cognitive skills and expand your knowledge. Learn something new or sharpen your skills, our game offers both easy and challenging questions making it fun for tweens and adults.
  • INCLUDES: 100 Double-Sided Cards (1,000 Questions), (1) Score Pad, (1) Pencil, and Instructions.

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Whisper Beanie Baby - Ty Inc. - Faun Deer

Whisper Beanie Baby - Ty Inc. - Faun Deer

Ty Inc. was founded by and named after H. Ty Warner, a forty-something who wanted to build a better stuffed toy.  After graduating in 1962 from Kalamazoo College in Michigan, he became a salesperson for Dakin Inc., a San Francisco-based manufacturer of stuffed toys. Warner remained at Dakin for almost 20 years. In the early 1980s, using a $50,000 inheritance, Warner established Ty Inc. and designed his first stuffed toy--a white Himalayan cat named Angel. The cat, was purposely under-stuffed so that it could be manipulated into different positions and poses. Warner started making the rounds of specialty stores and gift boutiques to pitch his new product and met with success. By the early 1990s, the Ty catalog featured several under-stuffed, floppy animals, most in the $10 to $20 price range. But Warner was thinking smaller. He wanted to create a quality stuffed toy in the $5 range--something that a child could afford to buy with allowance money. The result was the Beanie Baby, a $5, pocket-sized toy. January 1994 Beanie Babies quietly went on sale in Chicago.

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Rocket Beanie Baby - Ty Inc. - Blue Jay Bird

Rocket Beanie Baby - Ty Inc. - Blue Jay Bird

Ty Inc. was founded by and named after H. Ty Warner, a forty-something who wanted to build a better stuffed toy.  After graduating in 1962 from Kalamazoo College in Michigan, he became a salesperson for Dakin Inc., a San Francisco-based manufacturer of stuffed toys. Warner remained at Dakin for almost 20 years. In the early 1980s, using a $50,000 inheritance, Warner established Ty Inc. and designed his first stuffed toy--a white Himalayan cat named Angel. The cat, was purposely under-stuffed so that it could be manipulated into different positions and poses. Warner started making the rounds of specialty stores and gift boutiques to pitch his new product and met with success. By the early 1990s, the Ty catalog featured several under-stuffed, floppy animals, most in the $10 to $20 price range. But Warner was thinking smaller. He wanted to create a quality stuffed toy in the $5 range--something that a child could afford to buy with allowance money. The result was the Beanie Baby, a $5, pocket-sized toy. January 1994 Beanie Babies quietly went on sale in Chicago.

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Botanical Painting in Watercolour by Billy Showell

Botanical Painting in Watercolour by Billy Showell

Billy Showell is a botanical watercolour artist.  Her compositions are contemporary, while retaining all the beauty and accuracy of traditional botanical paintings. In this inspiring and indispensable guide for botanical artists, she reveals the materials, methods and techniques she uses to attain her stunningly beautiful portraits of flowers, fruit and vegetables.  With numerous step-by-step studies, close-up photographs and examples of Billy's exquisite paintings, this book is not only packed full of invaluable advice and information but also a visually beautiful showcase for the work of this amazing artist.

Billy Showell graduated from St. Martins School of Art with a B.A. in fashion design.  In 1993 she set course for a career as an artist and now paints, illustrates and teaches botanical painting at her studio and art clubs in the UK, USA and Australia. She lives in Tunbridge Wells, UK with her husband and two sons. Billy has been awarded five Certificates of Botanical Merit from the Society of Botanical Artists.

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Vintage Koret Dark Brown Genuine Leather Pocketbook

Vintage Koret Dark Brown Genuine Leather Pocketbook

Richard Koret, in 1929, started a handbag company that became a trusted name in the industry. Koret, as an innovator of new styles, handles, shapes and other components, famous fashion setters like Grace Kelly and Jacqueline Kennedy carried his handbags. His reputation of high end, high quality construction also manufactured handbags for Givenchy and Dior.  Koret has changed hands and Chateau International's current owner keeps values of yesterday with the trends of today's fashion.

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