Lindsi– Jamie and I had the pleasure of receiving Hallmark’s “Until We HUG Again” bear and bunny last week. When I first got my package from Hallmark in the mail I opened it up and thought “oh, for cuteness sake!” The bear I received to review is incredibly soft and lovable. He has the cutest heart shaped nose and adorable patches sewn on him as well. (I will add that Hallmark must have paid very close attention to our families as they sent me the more “boyish” version and Jamie the more “girlish” version! Two thumbs up Hallmark!)
Each adorable animal comes in a chair shaped box with very clear instructions on the bottom. Hallmark has the most amazing patented Voice Save Technology which safely records, saves and plays back treasured voice recordings for years to come. The content is saved even when you change the batteries or they run out. So there is NO need to fear that the special message will be lost years down the road.
I brought the bear over to my grandfather’s house and had him record a special message for my kids. This way years from now they will have this treasure and papa’s voice saved! We did something similar with Hallmark’s recordable books with my grandma. We asked her to read a story to the kids while she was on hospice and now that she is gone from our sights we have the special book with Grandma’s voice on it! What a treasure!!
Jamie– Much to Nutty’s dismay, Tottie claimed our Until We HUG Again bunny the minute we opened the package. She has been sleeping with it every night since we got it and loves to hear “mom sing me the lullabye”.
I am completely impressed at the quality of the bunny, how well the electronics are hidden so that the Velcro doesn’t scratch and the voice box isn’t too hard, and the detail that went into the design. Here’s my take: