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Saturday, November 27, 2010

Watch Out World Here We Come (in Barbie Universe)!

Again...I must confess providence at work. I have been talking about our old 1970s Barbie camper with my girls ever since they received their own 2000 Barbie camper for Christmas last year. Also, I have been writing about my protagonists abandoning their Barbie camper on their back porch.
Yesterday, I had to pick my MIst up from a Social Justice workshop on 
Hollywood Road. I almost never get to Hollywood Road. When I do, I use it as an excuse to check out Hollywood Shoes(the most amazing shoe store ever) and the Salvation Army Thrift Store (the girls and I enjoy a good thrift once in a while). We'd just walked in the store when Mist disappears into the toy section and emerges with a mint 1970s Barbie Camper--exactly like the one my sister owned back in the 70's and we played with for years. So here she is in all her glory. I have included my girls and I in our Barbie forms for the photo opt:
Here We are in Our New Camper: Ready to Explore the Roads!





That's me driving, next to me is Pip, Tabs is the middle and Mist on the passenger side.
Me and My New Wheels...Watch Out World!
Just Me and My Gals--Ready for our road Trip Down to South America
Pip demonstrating all the creature comforts and avacado kitchen appliances. We even have a TV and stereo!
The interior is so mod and groovey--feels like Zen Studio!

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4 Comments:

Blogger theresa_hart said...

Now you can see why the Barbie Boat is called 'Barbie'.
She was just like that 70's camper when I first walked in.

November 27, 2010 at 11:24 AM  
Blogger Melissa Mix Hart said...

so cool. The thrill of a Barbie world never leaves a girl!

November 27, 2010 at 1:10 PM  
Blogger Sandra said...

What a great find. I remember the houhrs you and Catherine spent playing with the camper and the pop-tent trailer.

November 27, 2010 at 7:41 PM  
Blogger Melissa Mix Hart said...

Yes, I've never seen a pop-tent since then though. It wasn't as sturdy as the camper.

November 27, 2010 at 9:45 PM  

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