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American Girl summer outfits

Flamingo Fun – A Closer Look at Two New AG Outfits

What is it about flamingos this year? They are definitely the hottest creature in the animal kingdom this summer and even American Girl is in on the fun! Madelon visited the DC store last week and picked up a few new outfits. She was kind enough to send us some photos – enjoy! The new [...]

Getting Ready for Camp Doll Diaries

Getting Ready for Camp Doll Diaries

Good Morning! Camp Doll Diaries counselors Callie and Grace have spent all weekend at the Camp Doll Diaries camp site finalizing the plans, coordinating the counselor schedule and relaxing before camp officially starts next week.  ”Grace, I can not believe that this time next week Camp Doll Diaries will be full of campers checking in, [...]


Sunday Showcase for May 24

Good morning! What a beautiful weekend – I hope you are enjoying it! Our weekend has been filled with fun and we still have more to go, but don’t forget to take a few moments and remember what this weekend is all about and the brave men and women who gave all so we can [...]


Doll Diaries Picks for the Week Ending May 23

This week was so crazy busy that I didn’t get a chance to go to the AG store for the Truly Me debut and didn’t have a chance to do a post about it either. I am catching up on my reading today and I am sharing my favorite posts about the Truly Me debut [...]


Let’s Fill The Cooler! Making Food For Your Dolls Camping Collection

Karen here and I am so excited to share today’s craft with you in time for this busy camping weekend. While you observe Memorial Day weekend, I thought you may like a fun and easy craft that you can do to add to your doll’s food collection. To make your own you will need: Grocery [...]


Throwback Thursday – Camp Doll Diaries

So much excitement and news in the doll world right now – and its not all AG – but we are also sooo excited for another summer of fun Camp Doll Diaries which starts June 1. As part of the pre-camp fun, today’s Throwback Thursday features Camp Doll Diaries photos from the past by our [...]


Matching Dolly and Me Camp Bracelets Made by Finger Knitting

Karen here and my niece Thea and I had fun making these easy friendship bracelets for camp! When I went to camp years ago we would make a bracelet like this and then add a bead for each station we went to. Here is an easy tutorial for you to make a bracelet like this [...]

Tie Dye shirts for Julie and Ivy-4

Groovy Tie Dye Shirts for Julie and Ivy

Julie and Ivy had a tie dye party and each made a shirt. These best friends are right at home wearing tie dye because they are 70′s girls through and through. Tie dye isn’t just for the 70′s, these bright splashes of color are just as cool today! Summer is the best time to have [...]

American Girl on sale at Zulily

American Girl 30% Off at Zulily Today

In case you haven’t already seen it, American Girl has a pretty good selection on Zulily right now. They have the snack cart on sale for $119, dolls and an outfit combos for $99, and plenty of Bitty Baby items, too. If they don’t show up on the Zulily homepage, you may need to type in American Girl in [...]


May 17 Sunday Showcase Part 2

Sorry for the technical difficulties today! Here are the Sunday Showcase submissions that I did not get uploaded this morning. Thanks again for your patience. From Kristen L.- On the behalf of all my dolls, Grace and Ivy thank Doll Diaries for the Doll Diaries goodies for entering the CDD Logo Contest. From Laura V.  [...]


Sunday Showcase for May 17

Just a quick heads up – the server that Doll Diaries is being hosted on is having some intermittent issues – hopefully they will get it figured out soon. So, if you get an error message, just give it a few minutes and try again. Since the server has been giving me issues all morning, [...]

Paris themed bean bag for dolls giveaway

Giveaway: Paris Themed Bean Bag for Dolls from Daydream Doll Boutique

It has been a long week and Grace is ready to kick back and catch a movie this evening. She also can not wait to try out her new Paris-themed bean bag chair from Daydream Doll Boutique. Its got just enough pink and just enough sparkle to make it the perfect addition to her room. [...]


Doll Diaries Picks for the Week Ending May 16

Good morning – I hope you had an amazing week and have something fun planned for the weekend. I have lots of photography to do and Nat has a callback for a show so I am sure the weekend will fly by! Before the day gets too crazy, here are some of my favorite reads [...]

Samantha's Paper Dolls

Samantha’s Paper Dolls and Her BeForever Collection

Cordelia noticed that there is some similarity between the outfits featured in Samantha’s original paper dolls and her new BeForever wardrobe. What do you think? *** While Katherine and Rose were playing with Katherine’s French fashion paper doll, Elise, Rose noticed something interesting. “Look, Katherine,’ said Rose. ‘This dress for Elise looks a lot like [...]

Springfield Doll Collection Giveaway

Springfield Collection Gift Sets Giveaway – ENDED

UPDATED WITH A WINNER! Congratulations Stephanie – please check your inbox. Recently our friends at the Springfield Collection sent me two of my favorite gift sets to give away to one lucky reader! These two sets are perfect for mixing and matching, too. The Sleepover Soiree Pyjama Set and the Fitness Fun set will be [...]

Our Generation Jumping for Joy Outfit Review

Our Generation Jumping for Joy Outfit Review

This is a guest review by Ella of the Our Generation Jumping for Joy Outfit. *** Hi, Ella here! This outfit is just so gorgeous on Marie-Grace don’t you think? Overall it is a very high quality outfit, more like something you would expect from American Girl rather than OurGeneration. Okay let’s begin! The Sweater. [...]