Friday, March 26, 2010

Build-A-Bear for Easter...or any other reason!

We are huge fans of Build-A-Bear over here at our home! I'm not sure if it is because my little girl is totally in love with stuffed animals, if it is her age or if it is a combination of the both! Either way, we have too many!

Thankfully, we have Build-A-Bear within 15 minutes of our home. I think that is awesome because we can turn a trip to Build-A-Bear into a family night! It sure is an event when you walk into a Build-A-Bear store (click HERE to find a store near you). We walk in and the first thing we see is a wall full of stuffed animals on the right and on the left we have another wall full of stuffed animals...see for yourself...

They make a huge production out of "building" your stuffed animal choice. From picking out the animal of your choice to picking out the heart for the bears chest and making a wish on it, to washing the animal up in the "tub", it is an event that my daughter just loves!
The point we are at now - since she has a few animals to choose from - we still have fun at Build-A-Bear because they have a huge assortment of accessories and clothing items to choose from for the animals that we already have at home. It is much nicer on our pocket book too to only be picking out an outfit versus the whole shabang! Honestly though, you can get animals as low as $10 and on up. It is fun for the whole family!! If you haven't gone to Build-A-Bear yet, stop in and check one out...you may soon become as addicted as we are!! :)



GET YOUR OWN! Head on over to Build-A-Bear to do a little shopping of your own!! If you don't have a Build-A-Bear near you, you can always purchase the bears and furry friends and all the accessories online!

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170 comments:

  1. Their North American River Otter is so much cuter than the real thing. It's my favorite thing they have.
    lkziegler[at]gmail[dot]com

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  2. I like the exclusive animals they have on the site. Yes, you can go into the store, but online is just as good for unique animals.

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  3. Fun giveaway! I love Build-A-Bear. I've been wanting to get my daughter the Rainbow Fairy Dress for her bear - or monkey. It's so cute.

    ~Beth
    bethblairwrites@ gmail.com

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  4. I really like the Brittany chipmunk.

    mami2jcn at gmail dot com

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  5. I'm a Build a Bear Facebook fan under the name Mary Happymommy.

    mami2jcn at gmail dot com

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  6. Tweet:

    http://twitter.com/mami2jcn/status/11089992500

    mami2jcn at gmail dot com

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  7. I love bears. My favorite is 16 in. Champ - A Champion Fur Kids.

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  8. I liked a few things. First off the 16 inch Blossom Bunny...adorable and second the 15 inch Alvin...super cute!

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  9. My daughter loved the Gray Wolf!
    uniquer2010@hotmail.com

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  10. The 16 in Blossom Bunny is my favorite item!

    LWons@HotMail.com

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  11. My kids LOVE buildabear, my son's favorite thing is the Allergenic animals, as he has allergies to dust mites. He has the bear so far!

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  12. I LOVE the rhino!! too cute.
    heatherbland@hotmail.com

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  13. The Pink Unicorn is a favorite in our house! My daughter loves all the outfits for her unicorn now!

    anniekmaas@gmail.com

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  14. My daughter would love the orange kitty cat as she is a huge Garfield fan!

    ajcmeyer at go dot com

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  15. toss up between the river otter and the western lowland gorilla - my little one would love all of them though!

    Any one would make him happy.

    Love your pics of the event.

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  16. I love the blossom bunny. and the scrappy puppy is so adorable. I love their stores because of the personalized attention they seem to give to the kids. And your post as great b/c that's how it's like for me when I go in their with my kids.
    ladyamy91@gmail.com

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  17. I love the selection of monkeys they have!! Our nursery is decorated in monkeys, so they would fit in perfectly. The magnificent monkey is my favorite. The owl is really cute too!!!

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  18. I love the New Baby Brown Sugar Puppy. We are planning on taking my 2.5 year to Build-A-Bear for the first time in a few weeks. We want him to make a special bear to give to his little brother that is due in a little over a month. We think it will help him with the "change" in the family and welcoming his new little baby brother!
    tracy.dykstra@hotmail.com

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  19. I love the monkey, and know my little monkey would love it too!
    jnieset@yahoo.com

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  20. facebook fan
    jnieset@yahoo.com

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  21. I think the polar bear is adorable! Scruffy puppy looks awfully cuddly too!

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  22. LOVE the rhino.

    winterwrens at gmail dot com

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  23. So many little furry friends to choose from...it would take me a long time to figure out which one is a fav!

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  24. My favorite is the 14 in. baby Panther!
    Thank you for the giveaway :)
    hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

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  25. My favorite is the 16 in. Blossom Bunny

    pittsy82@hotmail.com

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  26. Tweeted http://twitter.com/pittsy82/status/11108141608

    pittsy82@hotmail.com

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  27. I'm a fan of SIMPLE on Facebook

    pittsy82@hotmail.com

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  28. I'm a fan of Build A Bear on Facebook

    pittsy82@hotmail.com

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  29. I'm a fan on facebook and love the updatesthey email out. For any of you that have kids 5-15 their virtual world is huge fun for the kids too. My daughter plays on it while talking to her cousins in CA and then they can see each other their and play the games together. It has definitely made them closer.

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  30. My husband and I thought that our (then) 2 year old would have a great time "building a bear" with daddy, while mommy was in the hospital with his baby sister. He picked out a "dino" and has slept with it ever since. :)

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  31. I love the Blossom Bunny! My daughter would no doubt pick her and dress her as Princess Tiana.

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  32. I love the 16 in. Curly Teddy!

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  33. Tweeted ~ https://twitter.com/susanlanai/status/11114793102

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  34. I like Alvin.

    rhoneygtn at yahoo dot com

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  35. tweet
    http://twitter.com/ohstac/status/11117110632

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  36. I like the Hello Kitty
    throuthehaze at gmail dot com

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  37. new fan of SIMPLE on Facebook-Rae Pavey
    throuthehaze at gmail dot com

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  38. Build-A-Bear Facebook fan-Rae Pavey
    throuthehaze at gmail dot com

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  39. Norman and Angel Rose would love the orange cat
    Diane Baum
    esldiane@gmail.com

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  40. I love the Europeon Rabbit and i know my daughter would LOVE the Clydeadale.

    courtneyfisk79@gmail.com

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  41. Emily Skaggs loves the pink unicorn!!

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  42. Emily Skaggs became a Build-A-Bear facebook fan!

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  43. Emily Skaggs became a SIMPLE facebook fan!

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  44. Alison likes the Husky because it looks like our dog, Milele.

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  45. I tweeted http://twitter.com/cstironkat/status/11130561104

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  46. My favorite is the 15 in. Beary O'Lucky Teddy

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  47. tweet http://twitter.com/ivansmom60/statuses/11131176131

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  48. Well, I would pick the Beary O'Lucky teddy for my son who was just born on St. Patrick's Day!
    teacherkrista at gmail dot com

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  49. I've become a fan on facebook since I last entered any giveaways... :)
    teacherkrista at gmail dot com

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  50. My favorite is the Cheerful cheeks Chick.
    monster6236(at)gmail(dot)com

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  51. My son would love the pony.
    wendyw329 at aol.com

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  52. I love the western lowland gorilla

    kerrie@mayansfamily.com

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  53. My kids would love the scrappy puppy.

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  54. My favorite is the 15in. Lil' Bunny Big Ears.
    mintstatesportswear(at)juno(dot)com

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  55. I think the Hopeful Wishes Teddy II is so classic and adorable. My daughter would probably pick the Britney Chipette one though. : )

    jacebanty@gmail.com

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  56. Hello kitty is my fav! Although, I dont believe my son will enjoy her as much as I would lol.

    demetria.m@gmail.com

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  57. the 16 in polar bear is the cutest thing I've seen in ages!

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  58. hi i love the chipmunks! boutique1976 at yahoo dot com

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  59. I like the 14 in. Fennec Fox

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  60. My daughters would love the owl since it's their school mascot. Thank you!

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  61. cdziuba@aol.com The Blossom Bunny (16inch) is adorable and just in time for Easter!

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  62. Tweeted http://twitter.com/cdziuba/status/11168965883

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  63. Carol P Dziuba Build a Bear Facebook fan

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  64. I like the Andean bear.
    femjarnagin at aol dot com

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  65. Our favorite is the 16 in. Beagle!

    loriandtonytt at comcast dot net

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  66. I am a Fan of Build A Bear on Facebook as Lori Bernal

    loriandtonytt at comcast dot net

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  67. I tweeted the giveaway here:
    http://twitter.com/coloradomommy/statuses/11172363362

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  68. 16 in. Polar Bear.
    magic5905@embarqmail.com

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  69. 16 in. Curly Teddy.
    emmy5905@embarqmail.com

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  70. 16 inch Champ bear!

    contactinkspot at gmail dot com

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  71. Build a Bear Facebook fan (Genny Heavenly)

    contactinkspot at gmail dot com

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  72. Simple Reviews Facebook fan (Genny Heavenly)

    contactinkspot at gmail dot com

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  73. Tweet!

    http://twitter.com/genny315/status/11180536906

    contactinkspot at gmail dot com

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  74. 15 in. Western Lowland Gorilla

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  75. I love the Tropical Hello Kitty and the hanbok outfit.

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  76. I love scruffy puppy
    too cute
    msboatgal at aol.com

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  77. simple facebook fan
    msboatgal at aol.com

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  78. BAB facebook fan
    msboatgal at aol.com

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  79. 14 in. Patriotic Pup is cute
    vickers at comcast dot net

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  80. We love BABW! I would have to go with the 17 in. Floppy Moose for my son (my daughter has several already). Thanks!

    jana(at)sidetrackd.com

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  81. I love the It's a Girl teddy bear.

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  82. I love the 16 in. Champ - A Champion Fur Kids

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  83. I tweeted
    http://twitter.com/carolp8/status/11245216282

    carolrector(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  84. I'm a Facebook fan of Build-A-Bear
    carolrector(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  85. My daughter really wants the Jonas Bear. She would be so excited if we won. That way we could go for her birthday on April 18th!!

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  86. My daughter would love the owl.

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  87. I like the 16 in. iCarly Bear.
    honeybeez80@yahoo.com

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  88. I like the brown sugar puppy.

    awilmeri@hotmail.com

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  89. The Macaw Parrot is adorable!
    (panicxduh@yahoo.com)

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  90. Fan on Facebook.
    name:Erin Mize
    (panicxduh@yahoo.com)

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  91. i like lil coconut cub
    nannypanpan@sbcglobal.net

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  92. The 16 in. Curly Teddy is really cute.

    reallyareyouserious at gmail dot com

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  93. My daughter really wants the Icarly Bear. Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill@comcast.net

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  94. fb fan of simple (trisha dowling)

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  95. build a bear fb fan (trisha dowling)

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  96. I like the orange kitty cat - I think my son would love it!

    rsbryswrrl at gmail dot com

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  97. My favorite is the True Blue Pawsome Panda.

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  98. The Justice purple plaid shorts outfit. My daughter would just love this outfit for her bunny rabbit before this.
    dschoeniger@hotmail.com

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  99. So hard to choose!! The blossom bunny caught my eye and the patriotic pup, too.

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  100. We are seriously addicted to these as well. With three kids, sheesh sometimes I think I could open my own store. LOL. My favorite currently is the Blossom Bunny. We don't have a bunny yet in the mix at our house.

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  101. They're stuffed animals are so fun, but my favorite find from Build a Bear so far was the Fuchsia Pet Bed. My real dog claimed it. :)
    kirbycolby at gmail dot com

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  102. tweet
    http://twitter.com/ohstac/status/11399517899

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  103. I love the 15" Black Rhino, thanks!

    Hotsnotty2@hotmail.com

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  104. I love their 16 inch bull dog!
    jjak2003 at gmail dot com

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  105. I'm a Build a Bear Facebook fan (Jessica Wagner)
    jjak2003 at gmail dot com

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  106. I tweeted
    http://twitter.com/jjak2003/statuses/11415924433
    jjak2003 at gmail dot com

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  107. My daughter loves cats so it would be the 16in Cool Kitty.

    mckelly74 at gmail dot com

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  108. My favorite item is the 16 in. Champ - A Champion Fur Kids

    bluebelle0367(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  109. tweeted

    http://twitter.com/Prairiebelle/status/11418207252

    bluebelle0367(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  110. I like the 15 in. Alvin.
    erma.hurtt@sbcglobal.net

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  111. I like the cute Jack Russell Terrier animal!

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  112. My favorite is the 16 in. Cheerful Cheeks Chick.

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  113. I love the magnificent monkey!!!!!!!!

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  114. The 16in King Penguin rocks!

    denyse_g @ hotmail.com

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  115. Tweet:
    http://twitter.com/denyse_g/status/11437489174

    denyse_g @ hotmail.com

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  116. My son would love Camo Bear!
    info(at)mijalphotography(dot)com

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  117. FB fan of Build a Bear - Becky Leick Mijal
    info(at)mijalphotography(dot)com

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  118. My daughter desperately wants the Alvin chipmunk!

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  119. I like the elephant.
    tderning@gmail

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  120. I love Hal the moose!
    tukibird22AtgmailDOTcom

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  121. My son likes the alvin the chipmunk.

    eddingsfamily@prodigy.net

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  122. I started a tradition with my grandbabies to take them to Build A Bear for Valentines..my granddaughter got the Hello Kitty and my grandson got a Missouri Tiger.
    I think the 14 inch OWL is really cute, maybe I'll get it for me. Thanks so much for this offer.

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  123. My favorite is the 14 in. Brown Sugar Puppy

    ReggieM1961 [at] gmail [dot] com

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  124. We love bunnies here, so we like the Happy Easter Blossom Bunny :)

    stormraven at gmail dot com

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  125. the brown sugar puppy looks so sweet. spedale001@gmail.com

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  126. my daughter likes Champ
    boxerbaby622ATgmail.COM

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  127. It's difficult to pick one favorite item, but I really like Lil' Bunny Big Ears.
    roseinthemorning [at] gmail [dot] com

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  128. I blogged about this (with a link to you and to Build-A-Bear)...

    http://anitamartin.wordpress.com/2010/03/30/tuesdays-tidings/

    roseinthemorning [at] gmail [dot] com

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  129. Brittany the chipmunk is so cute and was always my favorite girl chipmunk. bakotuki22(at)gmail(dot)com

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  130. My fave is the 17 in. Scruffy Puppy, so cute! Thanks.
    pjgirl74 at aol dot com

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  131. We would love to do the polar bear. We have a samoyed and he looks like a mini polar bear so my son would get out of this one.
    couponsiwant(at)verizon(dot)net

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  132. My son would LOVE the Darth Vader Dimples Teddy. Thanks so much! pamelashockley(AT)netscape(DOT)net

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  133. My daughter would love the hello kitty! shadygrove79 at aol dot com

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  134. fan of yours on facebook user Andrea H... shadygrove79 at aol dot com

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  135. Fan of Build a bear of facebook user andrea h shadygrove79 at aol dot com

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  136. blogged! http://giveawaymama.blogspot.com/2010/04/win-build-bear-25-gift-certificate.html

    shadygrove79 at aol dot com

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  137. FB Build A Bear Sherry Conrad

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  138. Brown Sugar Puppy is really cute!

    mscoffee77(AT)juno(DOT)com

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  139. They're all so cute but we love bears. Our favorite is the 16 in. Champ - A Champion Fur Kids.
    hmb@fortaj.com

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  140. My daughter would love the Curly Teddy

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  141. i love the 18 in. Marble Monkey he is adorable :)

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  142. bab fan on facebook Kathy L Pease

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  143. http://twitter.com/klp1965/status/11485522590

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  144. Love the Fox - he's so cute!
    Thanks - Sarah Z
    believedreamcourage (at) gmail.com

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  145. The Beary Sweet Easter Cross Bear is sooo cute.

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  146. the icarly bear is adorable! i love it!

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  147. The 15 in. Lil' Bunny Big Ears is really cute!
    crumbdonut (at) gmx (dot) com

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  148. Love the alvin one!!

    ardelong2(at)gmail(dot)com

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  149. tweet
    http://www.simple-momreviews.com/2010/03/build-bear-for-easteror-any-other.html

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  150. I adore the Fashionista Hello Kitty® by Sanrio®.

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  151. My favorite is the 14 in. White Tiger.

    longbarb1@aol.com

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  152. I love the Soft Wings Shooting Stars Unicorn!

    lilyk@mail2world.com

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  153. I became a Facebook fan of Build-A-Bear.

    lilyk@mail2world.com

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  154. I like the Marble Monkey
    asha.marie@hotmail.com

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  155. i am a new fan of your
    asha marie pena

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  156. i am a fan of build a bear on FB.

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  157. I love many of their products...but i say my favorite at the moment has to be the 17 in. Sunkissed Hello Kitty® by Sanrio®
    i <3 hello kitty!
    I am a fan of both sites
    i tweeted link:
    http://twitter.com/UnorderedRedial/status/11622986043
    yellowrice51[at]yahoo[dot]com

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