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do you collect anything?

I recently started collecting those Willow Tree figurines..... they are so sweet & beautiful to me.

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stressedmomma13

Asked by stressedmomma13 at 2:26 AM on Nov. 12, 2010 in Hobbies & Crafts

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  • Little Golden Books I have about 475 of them. I never pay very much for them and my collection is worth a couple of thousand although it is worth a lot more to me.
    Melbornj

    Answer by Melbornj at 2:27 AM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • I love Little Golden books! DD has about 50 of em! I never really though of it like a collection though... good for you! must have taken awhile!
    stressedmomma13

    Comment by stressedmomma13 (original poster) at 2:29 AM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • I have learned so much about them. They were first printed in the 1940's. There are a few with blue bindings. Twenty five cents was their original price. And the one that I have that is worth the most is about $125. I have had them since I was little but really have got into collecting them for about 6 or 7 years. I find them at Goodwill, Ebay and antique stores. I love books in general and I need to direct my love in one direction so our house did not get overcome by books this was a great compromise. And my kids love them.
    Melbornj

    Answer by Melbornj at 2:35 AM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • thats so cool!
    stressedmomma13

    Comment by stressedmomma13 (original poster) at 2:37 AM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • Sea shells. Well I used to. Every sea shell I collected during my pregnancy is being put into a stepping stone with my sons hand print, so I found a use for them finally. :)
    DomoniqueWS

    Answer by DomoniqueWS at 2:39 AM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • Recipes. I'm always trying something new.
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 2:40 AM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • Cow stuff!!! I love cows, probably the one animal I actually respect. I have not eaten red (cow) meat for about 20 years now, the one and only meat that I will never eat. I mistakenly started to eat something made with beef stock a couple years ago and immediately vomited it back up!!
    I have loads of stuffed cows, all different! And lots of pics and figurines and such, all cow themed. I love them!!! I even searched the internet when I got my laptop to find a cow print laptop case and special ordered one.
    Weird considering I HATE all other animals with a passion, especially dogs and cats!
    truthteller0722

    Answer by truthteller0722 at 2:41 AM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • I use to collect Pocket Dragons. DS,11,just found them as has claimed them for himself. I glad that he loves them as much as I do and I'm enjoying watching make them into his own treasure.
    dmbutler

    Answer by dmbutler at 2:43 AM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • dust bunnies, dirty dishes and dirty clothes!

    Seriously I do collect recipes. I dont know if it's gotten to be a sickness now or what, but I can hardly go into a store without buying one of those little books near the register that have the easy tear out recipes. I buy all the holiday recipe magazine. barely a day goes by when I dont print one out from the computer.
    cassie_kellison

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 2:49 AM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • I think I've accidentally begun to collect books. Oh, and any preschool materials. I love preschool stuff.
    thelowlander

    Answer by thelowlander at 2:52 AM on Nov. 12, 2010

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