Friday, August 5, 2011

An Unnoticed Feature in the Mattel Refrigerator

This morning I got an email from Mattel offering me 15% off on my next on-line purchase. I had to just go take a peek.  No I didn't buy anything.....yet, but I headed straight to the playsets to start.  There I saw the current refrigerator that Mattel has available.  I never really liked this refrigerator.  It is way too pink and with it being see thru, it might be difficult to transform.  I did take a closer look at it because of the title "Barbie Treats to TV Fridge".  What does that mean?  Can the dolls watch TV from the fridge?  Well there isn't a TV, but there is a 'yogurt maker' inside the fridge, which is fully operational once you put the batteries in.




Why did I stop to read about the refrig that I never really cared for?  Well, I bought this fridge about a month ago, because it was on sale at Target for $9. I have yet to take it out of the car, along with one of the two fashionistas I bought, that were also on sale.  I have contemplated taking it back to the store on several occassions. Of course, returning a Barbie item that I don't already have, has never happened.  Especially one that was on sale.

A fridge with a working yogurt maker makes this less than appealing item a lot more interesting to me.  It will definitely be staying now.  It will probably stay in the car until I figure out who needs a yogurt maker.  The answer just came to me as I was typing.  I think the dancer in the Studio Dreams group, would be the perfect candidate for a yogurt maker fridge.

I really have to start looking at those playsets a lot closer.  I am now noticing that Mattel is doing some interesting things with some of their playsets. 

6 comments:

  1. LOL..I know the exact thoughts you're having. I have some sets I'm going through right now. There are pieces in some that was the reason I bought them in the 1st place. I'm coming across the furniture before the pink phase hit. The pink is too much these days but it can be painted..thank goodness :O)

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  2. Dollz4Moi - Yes, this latest pink furniture is pretty hideous. I don't know why they changed so drastically.

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  3. I just finished making 6 batches of yogurt so I'm wondering if this is supposed to be a FROZEN yogurt maker? Yogurt needs to stay at a constant warm temperature for the fermentation process to work. Even though I have an electric yogurt maker, my yogurt comes out much better in the warm summer months than it did during the deep freeze this winter.

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  4. limbe dolls - I assumed frozen yogurt, even though I said yogurt. Anything coming out the front of the freezer I am sure is frozen. I have yet to take it out the car. I would say I can't wait to see it in action. But if that was the case, it would be in the house, not the car.

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  5. Wait...when you say fully operational you mean...edible?

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  6. Anonymous - Sorry to confuse you. No, it is not edible. Of course, I still have yet to take it out the car. So I don't have any details.

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