When I worked as a paralegal in Phoenix in the late 1990s, my attorney’s secretary had an eight-year-old daughter who was nuts for Beanie Babies. This was around the time Beanie Babies were all the rage.
Our offices were in the Arizona Center and there was a gift store that sold Beanie Baby products. When new ones were released, Mary would be first in line to get them. Her daughter had I don’t know how many. Pretty much the complete collection at that time.
I hadn’t thought much about Beanie Babies until the other day when I learned about all the supernatural ones they had. It all started when I discovered Ty made a NESS-E the Loch Ness Monster Beanie Baby.
I couldn’t believe they’d make something like that. But if they’d made one for the Loch Ness Monster, what other kind of supernatural Beanie Babies might exist?
I went on a quest to find out. Here’s what I discovered: Ty’s got a whole slew of supernatural Beanie Babies!
We’re talking ghosts, vampires, black cats, dragons, a “monster” or two. They’ve even got a “Halloweenie Beanie” (say that out loud, it’s just fun!) collection.
I rounded a few up from the Beanie Babies section of the Holiday Gift Ideas in the Haunt Jaunts Emporium to show you. (I had to create a section just for them when I saw how many supernatural type ones there were!)
Spooky the Ghost (I vaguely recall him now. I wasn’t into Beanie Babies, but I remember thinking if I did buy one it’d be something like this.)
Ty Beanie Boo Buddy Ghosty Ghost (This one’s too cute to be a ghost!)
Scooby Doo With Witch Hat (There’s nothing supernatural about Scooby, but he is a famous ghost and monster hunter so I had to include him. They also make a regularBeanie Baby Scooby Doo with no hat, as well as a Scooby Doo with Christmas Hat for the holidays.)
Did you ever collect Beanie Babies? (Or maybe you still do?) Got any of the above in your collection?