Unnecessary


Do you ever want things that are totally Unnecessary? I do. I saw this Peaches and Cream Barbie (along with a Barbie and the Rockers Barbie) at Toys R Us when I was Christmas Shopping. She IS the same Barbie I had when I was little. I always anything and everything from when I was little. I put both her and Rocker Barbie in the cart as hubby rolled his eyes at me….WHATEV! Well , I put them
both back because, well, they were $40 each and I suppose I would rather spend my dollars on something else. But she is pretty isn’t she?
Would it be wrong to give one to El as a gift? I’ve tried this with other things already, Popples, My Little Pony, Rainbow Brite etc. etc. Not as much excitement
as I was hoping for. Well Today, I could use a little of the unnecessary (I’m having trouble spelling this word). And in fact I’d be quite happy
to be the child playing with my Barbies in the playroom. I’m sure you wish that sometimes too?

PS- Do you Tweet? I said NEVER, I will not ever, never, no way do Twitter. I told my Dad that Twitter was Facebook on crack, actually…. and what do you know, I’m thinking about it? It is UNNECESSARY for me, I’m quite sure, to start Twittering now but thought it might add a little fun to the being at home all the time bit.


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  • Mademoiselle Frou-Frou
    Commented on January 8th, 2010 at 1:44pm

    ahh, i had that Barbie when i was little; her name is Peaches & Cream. LOL!
    xoxo alison

  • Sarah Elizabeth
    Commented on January 8th, 2010 at 2:00pm

    I had this Barbie too and I still have her buried somewhere in my parents' box room. I sometimes have a little play with all my old toys whenever I go back home. I think you should just buy the doll if you really want her. I can't believe she's still on the market!

  • lindsey
    Commented on January 8th, 2010 at 2:02pm

    i know exactly what you mean! haha

  • Mademoiselle Frou-Frou
    Commented on January 8th, 2010 at 2:24pm

    just realized that on my computer it cuts off half of what your post says…only in my blog dashboard do i see your other text. hmmm.

    so i can't see..did u sign up for twitter or no?

    xoxo alison

  • 6p010535f9b4af970c
    Commented on January 8th, 2010 at 2:46pm

    I hope your husband reads this and goes and buys you one! There is nothing wrong with sentimentality- especially with some of the toys of today. If your daughter is into Barbies then I think that gives you a pass!

    p.s. Congrats on the new baby!

  • Amy Kate
    Commented on January 8th, 2010 at 5:44pm

    Love you! Just pulled my Peaches n Cream Barbie dress from the wash, as I got ALL of my old Barbie stuff from my mom's house a few weeks ago. The Barbie Dream House (In orange and yellow? HOT!). Check. The home/office combo? Check. Barbie Ice Cream Parlor? Check. Barbie Surf Shop? Check. The girls are SEMI-into them, but not gung ho. I, too, have passed along Popples (which I didn't even know I had!), Monchichis, some doll set with snap on clothes, colorform (they still stick!), etc.
    SO SO SO glad I'm not the only one. I'd be happy to have you over for a Peaches n Cream playdate!

  • Carrie
    Commented on January 8th, 2010 at 6:28pm

    omg.. I lovelovelove Barbie. and I hope that your sweet hubby goes out and gets her for you, too.

  • CAPow
    Commented on January 8th, 2010 at 7:17pm

    I had that barbie when I was little and she was my FAVORITE!!

  • JBeaudetStudios
    Commented on January 8th, 2010 at 7:45pm

    I have this Barbie! I bought her for my daughter years ago but she was really for me! :)-Jennifer

  • Exquisite Accessories
    Commented on January 8th, 2010 at 9:18pm

    I never had a Barbie when I was little it was Sindy & Daisy. I got to play Barbies though when I was in my thirty's with my baby girl, who isnt a baby any more.
    She has gaven them up know for the awful Bratz dolls :(

  • Amanda
    Commented on January 8th, 2010 at 10:11pm

    I had that Barbie when I was little too! And My Little Pony and Rainbow Brite… Isn't it nice seeing all those toys we had back on the shelves again :)

  • lady T
    Commented on January 9th, 2010 at 1:42am

    oh this brings back wonderful memories of my peaches & cream barbie

    mine didn't stay in pristine condition for very long

  • drey
    Commented on January 9th, 2010 at 4:58am

    hehehe i got myself my first Barbie too!!! Only it was the Jonathan Adler issue!

  • Linda
    Commented on January 9th, 2010 at 7:12am

    I had Peaches & Cream Barbie as a kid too! Awesome!

  • Becky
    Commented on January 9th, 2010 at 11:37pm

    I do use FB, and do occasionally use Twitter. I signed up for Twitter mostly b/c I kept reading how it was a good way to network work-wise, though I don't spend enough time on it/incorporate it enough to see any benefits at this point.

  • tagskie
    Commented on January 10th, 2010 at 7:30am

    hi.. just dropping by here… have a nice day! http://kantahanan.blogspot.com/

  • Kristin
    Commented on January 10th, 2010 at 2:14pm

    So, I clicked on your blog because of the Peaches n Cream barbie pic. TOTALLY get it! I'm so picking one up. My Mom get my little sis and I Barbie and the Rockers barbies for Christmas. Ummmmmm, yeah. We're 31 and 28. We squealed like 6 year olds. It is the exact Barbie that we had when we were little. You can't put a price on recapturing your youth!

  • JMay
    Commented on January 10th, 2010 at 3:11pm

    haha, I got a writting job through twitter so I love it :-)

  • Marissa
    Commented on January 10th, 2010 at 4:52pm

    Oh geeze I want one! You can't put those kind of curls in a normal Barbie's hair, no matter how hard you try. *sigh* I'll be honest, when I babysit girls I'm always the one to suggest playing with Barbies!

  • Beach Vintage
    Commented on January 10th, 2010 at 8:14pm

    I had so many Barbies when I was little. My daughter has some now too. And I cant do Twitter….or Facebook or anything like it just yet. Blogging is enough for me. Hope you had a great New Year and look forward to reading your blog in 2010.

  • Renee Finberg
    Commented on January 10th, 2010 at 10:36pm

    yep…it will be fun for a while.
    and then you will get bored,
    i'm thinking and. hoping.

    (but i will look for you there)

    xx

  • paula
    Commented on January 11th, 2010 at 8:43am

    I used to adore barbies. I do tweet even though i said never. dear husband set up an account for me without me knowing than I had followers so now I tweet. I rather have become fond of it though.

  • SogniSorrisi
    Commented on January 11th, 2010 at 1:58pm

    I don't Tweet…not sure how long I'll be able to hold out!

  • karey m.
    Commented on January 11th, 2010 at 7:52pm

    and what do you have against crack?!

    hee.

    i personally despise facebook. sort of enjoy twitter…try it out and we can follow each other and then we'll chat more and that's a very. good. thing.

    right? and little liam brave is so mighty wee! xoxo.

  • {Fresh~Linen}
    Commented on January 11th, 2010 at 8:20pm

    I couldn't help but laugh when I saw your posting! My sister and I were saying the same things to each other about this Barbie while we were Christmas shopping! It brought back so many nice memories of our childhood.

  • la la Lovely
    Commented on January 14th, 2010 at 5:57pm

    Who knew a peaches and cream barbie would generate so much chatter but I can def see that we all would have been playmates!

    Kristin – you lucky thing you got the Barbie and the Rocker doll? That would have been so cool to open up on Christmas day – magic, I bet!

    Amy Kate – you have all of the good toys… I would def love to come over for a playdate!

    I wish I had my old doll but I had this rotten babysitter that stole my barbies for her daughter… yep, it's true one time she took us to her house and there was my angel face babrie! I"m pretty sure she took peaches too!

    Well, I am tweeting now… so let's chat!

  • walrus1979
    Commented on January 15th, 2010 at 12:11pm

    Oh I forgot about her. My cousin had her, I remember playing with her. That dress was so special then! xoxo

  • {Fresh~Linen}
    Commented on January 15th, 2010 at 1:08pm

    A Barbie bandit? That's just not right. Since yours was stolen I think its only right you buy it back for yourself! =)

  • Mon Alisa Design
    Commented on January 18th, 2010 at 4:50am

    I wasn't allowed any Barbie dolls. I desperately wanted this one and i still do! If i came across one i would buy it straight away, just to fulfill that desire I had as a little girl.
    I did however have a Keyper turtle that i loved. It smelt like talcum powder :)

  • Renee
    Commented on January 19th, 2010 at 6:28pm

    Yeah, I still get the wants for those… I am still a little girl at heart I guess.

  • Sara
    Commented on January 21st, 2010 at 12:26am

    Trina, I'm just catching up and had to comment on this one…I totally have my Popples and My Little Pony stuff! But I have two boys, so, alas, they are being stored in my mother's basement. :-)

    Too cute. Thanks for sharing this!

  • Tracey
    Commented on July 15th, 2010 at 6:14pm

    I totally have the remnants of this Barbie that my 3 year old plays with. I feel totally retro cool now! She is missing her scarf, belt, ring, necklace but i did keep her Ken and silver Mercadus car! Lucky 3 year old I say!

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