They wanted L.O.L Surprise Dolls and stuffed animals. They wanted Legos and Barbies, Big Wheels and Hot Wheels. They wanted dinosaurs and fire trucks, American Girl dolls and Uggs, and they wanted their Grandma to get healthy. They wanted planes and cars and promised Jewish Santa they had a license to drive even when they didn't look a day over 6.
Bonnie Erickson grew up in Minnesota with dreams of working on Broadway. So, after finishing college, she moved to New York City. "I worked in costuming for about seven and a half years, always wanting to be a designer," Bonnie says. But life took her in an unexpected direction.