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Been There Ornament – New Hampshire

Starbucks Been There Ornament New Hampshire is 64th ornament from this series released so far. We do know there is also Pike Place mini waiting it’s time, but that’s it. I really hope it wont take long for the next batch of ornaments to be revealed.
As for New Hampshire mug, here are some State symbols from the front:
– State flag, adopted in 1909. It features the state seal with the frigate Raleigh surrounded by laurel leaves and nine stars against a field of blue.… Read more

Been There Ornament – Maine

Here is Starbucks Been There Ornament Maine. From the front of the mug:
– Moose has been chosen as official state animal in 1979
– Pine cone – hence the state’s nickname: The Pine Tree State. The pine is used as a symbol in the state’s seal, flag, flower, and tree.
– Sea shell, fishing hook, fishing float and seiners (fishing boat) – all relate to ocean playing a major part in Maine’s history and present days. In fact, Maine’s beautiful landscape, famous for its unchanged scenery and opportunities for hunting, fishing and boating has made recreation an important industry.… Read more

You Are Here Christmas – Switzerland

Starbucks You Are Here Christmas Switzerland has been revealed right after its smaller brother. It has exactly the same design, but is bigger in size. The box is supposed to be black (or dark grey) as well. We can only speculate now about all European (and maybe Asian) countries getting Christmas editions for YAH mugs. As usual, as soon as I get any news, will post them here.… Read more

Been There Ornament – New Jersey

Starbucks Been There Ornament New Jersey comes with grey string. From the mug:
– Northern Red Oak was adopted as the official state tree in 1950
– New Jersey designated the Eastern Goldfinch as the official state bird in 1935
– The Bayonne Bridge is an arch bridge connecting New Jersey and Staten Island, New York City. It has been reconstructed between 2013 and 2017 during roadbed-raising project which allowed bigger ships to pass under the bridge.
– Slot machine – referring to Atlantic City – a resort city known for its casinos.… Read more

Been There Ornament – Vermont

This is Starbucks Been There Ornament Vermont. It has green string (obviously). These are some symbols from the mug:
– “Freedom and Unity” is the official motto of the state, adopted in 1788.
– Maple leaf and maple syrup – since Vermont is the biggest producer of maple syrup in States, making almost half of all US maple syrup.
– Mountain bike – Vermont is well known for thousands of trails over mountain terrains and around Lake Champlain.
– Moose – you can pretty much put an equals sign between Vermont and Moose.… Read more

Been There Ornament – Vancouver

Starbucks Been There Ornament Vancouver is the forth Canadian ornament from the new series and the last so far. It is sad that no minis have been released for Provinces yet, but I still believe this will happen at some point.
This ornament has green string and these symbols:
– Whale tail and killer whale – for whale watching in Vancouver area
– Ferry – my understanding this is for ferries to Vancouver Island and other adjacent islands.
– Seaplane – is the best and easiest way to explore wonders of Beautiful British Columbia.… Read more

Been There Ornament – Miami

Starbucks Been There Ornament Miami is one of few US cities released so far. It has red string and these symbols:
– Biscayne Bay – a lagoon which starts between Miami and Miami Beach and continues down to Keys
– Art Deco Historic District – located in the South Beach neighborhood of Miami Beach and noted for its concentration of over 800 Art Deco buildings
– A diver and a fish – for scuba diving – popular attraction in Miami and Keys… Read more

Been There Ornament – Kansas

Starbucks Been There Ornament Kansas comes with orange string and following state symbols:
– Wild native sunflower is the official state flower and floral emblem since 1903
– Rock City is a park located on hillsides overlooking the Solomon River in Ottawa County, Kansas. It contains three clusters of large spherical boulders. These three clusters contain a total of 200 spherical boulders.
– Tractor and ears of wheat – since Kansas is the leading state for production of wheat in US… Read more

Been There Ornament – Mississippi

Starbucks Been There Ornament Mississippi has red string and following state symbols:
– Magnolia, State’s flower and tree.
– The mockingbird was designated the official state bird of Mississippi in 1944
– Largemouth bass has been chosen as the official state fish in 1974
– Guitar and musical notes – probably related to blues which grew up in the Mississippi Delta just upriver from New Orleans, the birthplace of jazz. Blues and jazz have always influenced each other, and they still interact in countless ways today.… Read more

Been There Ornament – Minnesota

Here’s Starbucks Been There Ornament Minnesota and these are state’s symbols from the front:
– State Flag of Minnesota is supposed to have blue background, but we see yellow here. Not sure why.
– Lake Superior is the largest of the Great Lakes of North America.
– The common loon was adopted as the official state bird of Minnesota in 1961.… Read more

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