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Barely Necessities Episode 59 – January 11, 2022
Haven’t seen our live show? No problem! Here’s a quick recap of what we discussed along with links to those stories and items available for purchase.
First, we *have* to talk about the WDW 50th Anniversary Pop! figures and plush from Funko, followed by The Simpsons Ultimates figures. Next, we head over to shopDisney to take a look at Belle nuiMO, nuiMO, and Princess Wishables apparel. We also highlight books, In every generation and A little closer to home which debuted this week. For Marvel, Bekah presents a Shang-Chi Entertainment Earth exclusive and Star Wars gives us Week 2 of Bonus Bounties and Rebekah’s new series, Sandcrawler Selections!
Rebekah shares her Sensational Seven, including other gifts from Erin Condren, and Bekah tells us what to add to the shopping list.
Seen on Barely Necessities
New Wave of WDW 50th Anniversary Funko Pop! Figures available for pre-order
When you wish for a star, your Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Funko Pop! Dreams come true! A new wave or a magical Funko Pop! The collectibles have just been unveiled and are available for pre-order.
Celebrate 50 years of magic with the adorable Walt Disney World Park icon plush from Funko
As Walt Disney World celebrates its golden anniversary (those 50 years in case you didn’t know), Funko is having fun with a series of plush toys themed around each of WDW’s four parks and Space Mountain. Best of all pre-orders on these adorable characters are available now.
New wave of “The Simpsons” Ultimates figures include Bartman, Krusty and more
Super 7 is bringing famous Springfield residents to fans through a series of new Simpsons-themed Ultimates figures. Whether you prefer Bartman or Krusty the clown, these new figures are part of your collection and are available for pre-order.
Disneyland Resort’s “Play in the Park” collection arrives on shopDisney
Is there anything more fun than enjoying a day of play at the Disneyland Resort? How about buying some new merchandise that celebrates the “Play in the Park” message? Available now from shopDisney, the latest collection of cute and comfy Disneyland-inspired items.
“Beauty and the Beast” Belle nuiMO now available on shopDisney
Another beloved princess has joined the Disney nuiMOs team: Belle! The brown-haired, book-loving princess is the next character to feature in the collection and is available now on shopDisney.
Fun outdoor sports and workout modes now available for Disney nuMOs
If your favorite Disney nuiMOs could use some new wardrobe updates, shopDisney has you covered with its latest collection of snow gear and workout accessories!
January Disney Parks Wishables: Ultimate Princess Celebration
Happy Wednesday Wishables to all Disney fans! Today, shopDisney is gearing up for the royal treatment with the latest Disney Parks Wishables collection: Disney Princesses!
Book review: “In Every Generation” by Kendare Blake
“In every generation a killer is born…” opened several early episodes of buffy the vampire slayer and now that the show is approaching its 25th anniversary, Disney Hyperion is introducing new fans to its world with a novel, and yes, it’s canon.
Book review: Ginger Zee bravely talks self-care in ‘A Little Closer to Home’
When ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee presents your local weather on Good Morning America, her Al Roker-inspired signature is “a little closer to home.” This sentence is also the title of his new book, A little closer to home: how I found calm after the storm, a sequel to the New York Times bestseller Natural disaster.
Spotlight on Earth: Exclusive Replica Shang-Chi Necklace and Bracelet Accessory Set
We’re back with another Entertainment Earth Spotlight, this time checking out the exclusive Shang-Chi Bracelet Necklace and Ring Set. Bekah shares her thoughts on the collectible and whether or not she will wear these items.
Bonus Bounties Week 2 Round Up – “The Book of Boba Fett” Chapter 2
Disney and Lucasfilm have extended their Bring Home the Bounty campaign with Bonus rewards which coincide with the new episodes of The Book of Boba Fett. This week, Hasbro is bringing fans a stunning Nerf Blaster; Fifth Sun is back with a new outfit; Rock ‘Em Socks presents its latest design and TOPPS offers fans both physical and digital trading cards.
“Who is Bossk Live!” Presents: Sandcrawler selections for January 5
In our weekly live chat on all things Star Wars – Who’s the Bossk Pod (Thursday, 4 PT), site founder Rebekah Moseley highlights seven shopping finds for the Lucasfilm fan in “Sandcrawler Selections.” . Why seven? A playful homage to the Jawas of Arvala-7 from Season 1 of The Mandalorian.
Add to your shopping list
Disney Springs Shopping Update: Favorite Fashions Spotted at DisneyStyle
During a recent visit to the latest happenings at Walt Disney World’s Disney Springs, Jeremiah decided to stop and do some shopping! He drove to fashion heaven known as DisneyStyle (located on the West Side) and got to work snapping photos of his favorite finds.
Save up to 40% on Disney essentials during shopDisney’s Twice Upon A Year sale
You still have time to enjoy it shopDisney’s Twice Upon A Year Sale and stock up on all manner of Disney favourites, including a selection from Dooney and Bourke, but hurry, this limited time offer won’t last long!
Doctor Strange, Wanda Maximoff Figure Set, Hasbro Marvel Toys Available at Entertainment Earth
The new year means new Disney merchandise and Entertainment Earth has plenty of it! Just as the calendar shifted to 2022, Hasbro dropped a variety of Marvel-themed toys, games, and collectibles.
Casual styles and Star Wars-themed loungewear are coming to shopDisney
New Star Wars-themed outfits have arrived in shopDisney, giving fans several fun options for galactic loungewear. Four styles of shirts, a hoodie and sweatpants will help you stay comfortable while you kick back and watch the latest episode of Boba Fett’s Book
shopDisney Grab Bag: new clothes, accessories and stuffed animals for all Disney fans
I don’t know about you, but I’ve cleaned out my cupboards and I have room for some new Disney merchandise. The timing is also perfect because shopDisney has just added new clothing, accessories and toys that will delight the whole family in 2022.
Raise a glass to “The Book Boba Fett” with Entertainment Earth’s new scenic mug
Now that fans have had a little more time to spend with famed bounty hunter Boba Fett, many companies are finding fun ways to incorporate the character into their existing products. Novelty drinkware collectors will love the new tiki style mug which is now available for pre-order.
Destination D23 merchandise will be available to D23 Gold members during the online event
If you weren’t lucky enough to make it to Destination D23 in November and missed out on some of the exclusive merchandise, D23 has you covered. For a limited time, D23 Gold members can purchase an exclusive collection at an online event.
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