Way back in November, when Belle and I (and my mom and dad) came home from Disney World, my babe had seen this "It's so FLUFFY!!!!" photo of Belle, that I had sent to my hubby:
So, when she opened her Edith hat souvenir:
She was, well, somewhat pleased, but apparently had been hopeful for the fluffy unicorn.
Months later, she was still talking about it..."Mama, when you go back to that place with Dubya, will you plllllleeeeeeaaaaassssseeeee get me that 'Spicable Me unicorn?". Good golly.
It tugged at my heart! I was >thisclose< to getting it for her when we were there, but the whole carrying it around all day/getting it to fit in luggage deterred me. And I regretted it ever since.
Then EUREKA!! Or, more appropriately, "Lightbulb." (name that very obvious movie)...her birthday was approaching! So, one night, while in the comfort of my bed, I googled Universal Studios store and LOW AND BEHOLD there it was. That fluffy little unicorn.
A couple of clicks later, and that sweet thing was on it's way here!
I nearly gave it to her early...I was so excited to see her reaction...but I held out. And I'm glad I did, because when she opened her last present, this is what we were treated to: