OG Beanie Babies of Belmont

Once I had one beanie baby I wanted two and once I had two I wanted five, and so on. I thought I would be embarrassed by the memories of my own acquisitiveness upon opening the huge trash bag full of beanies that awaited me in the basement, but I was surprised to find that I could totally relate to my 11-year-old self’s insatiable desire to possess these things. They’re genuinely cute and cuddly. They’re also the perfect size and weight…I don’t know how to describe it other than to say that they just feel good to hold in your hand. What’s more, they pose beautifully together. They can compose a scene like no one’s business. And you can fit a whole lot of them in your bed with you.

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