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3 Reasons Why Plush & Stuffed Animals Make the Best Office Desk Decorations!

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3 Reasons Why Plush & Stuffed Animals Make the Best Office Desk Decorations!

Sometimes you need to spice up your office desk, or maybe just want to bring in a fluffy friend. There are many cases where bringing in a plush onto your desk is a great idea. Read below to find our three reasons why Plush & Stuffed animals make the best office decorations!   Stuffed Animals & Plush Bring Personality Whether you're trying to decorate your own desk or give a gift to a coworker (one that does not involve succulents or gift cards), a plush doll can be a great way to bring personality to the work space. Generically cute...

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What "Surface Washable" Means, and How to Clean your Stuffed Animals and Plush

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What "Surface Washable" Means, and How to Clean your Stuffed Animals and Plush

Often when looking at new plush, you'll find the words "surface washable" on its tag. While you might not think much of it then, once it receive lots of love and inevitably gets dirty, you'll probably realize you have little to no clue as to what that even means. Fortunately, it's actually not as complicated as you would have imagined.   What Surface Washable Means "Surface Washable," for the most part, means that you can wash and gently clean the stuffed animal/plush on the outside with water and soap (although some more powerful cleaning agents may affect the material). While...

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Why is The Bald Eagle a Symbol for the USA?

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Why is The Bald Eagle a Symbol for the USA?

With the 4th of July fast approaching, we thought it would be interesting to take a look at one of the animals most closely associated with the United States of America: the bald eagle. Due to its usage by the government as a symbol of the nation as a whole, most people are familiar with the bald eagle, with the bird portrayed on things from money to government seals. But why was the bald eagle, of all animals, chosen as the symbol of the USA?      The founding of the United States of America as one of the world's...

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3 Reasons Why People Love Mermaid Dolls

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3 Reasons Why People Love Mermaid Dolls

Mermaids have been around the imaginations of people for centuries, and today is no exception. A myriad of recent appearances in literature, movies, art, and stories of all kinds have boosted the mermaid's popularity, making them one of the most iconic fantastical creatures today. 1. Stories and Memories There been many stories involving mermaids, with the most popular being the classic tale of "The Little Mermaid," originally written by Hans Christian Andersen in the 1800s. Many modern retellings of this story and others have made the mermaid a fantastical image of fantasy, childhood, and wonder. As a result, most people tend to look...

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2016 - A Look Back

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2016 - A Look Back

2016 was a whirlwind of a year, and we had our own momentous events throughout.  One of the highlights of the year was the launching of our very own blog right here, and we couldn't be more excited to see where this year of 2017 will take us. Before we start the next step, however, we wanted to take a look back on our blog posts. In this list, we look at some of the more popular topics, occurrences, and studies that we went over since our launch back in September 2016.     The Top 5 Animals that Make...

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