Throwback Thursday – American Girl Elizabeth


When American Girl introduced Elizabeth as Felicity’s best friend, in September of 2005, Megan who was 6 at the time, just fell in love with her. She spent the entire next summer selling lemonade at the Farmer’s Market in her Grandmother’s booth so she could earn enough money to buy Elizabeth herself. Megan’s Elizabeth got [...]

Throwback Thursday – Retired AG Easter Outfits


Oh it definitely feels like spring today, so it is perfect that we are taking a look back at some retired American Girl Easter items. From Shelby-Grace – Molly said she wanted to model the Spring Flower Outfit from 2001. We don’t have the sandals or the purse (I won the dress in an eBay [...]

Doll Craft – Addy’s Happy Birthday Lunch

Addy's Tin Pail Lunch

Did you know that today is considered to be American Girl Addy’s birthday?  For all you trivia buffs – do you know why it is today? Anyhow, Madison is ready to wish Addy a Happy Birthday with a special birthday treat!  She made her a tasty lunch. Mmm, a meat pie, grapes, and little cookies [...]

Saige and Autumn Do Some Closet Swapping

American Girl Saige and Madame Alexander Autumn Mist dolls

Last week when I did the review of Madame Alexander’s 18″ Favorite Friends doll Autumn Mist I said I wanted her to do some closet swapping with Saige. Autumn’s long sweater in the gorgeous shades of green just called for Saige so I had to let them swap. Let’s start with a refresher – this [...]

Throwback Thursday – American Girl GOTY 2010 Lanie


Happy Thursday! We are going to look back at American Girl GOTY 2010 Lanie today. A lot of people have compared this year’s GOTY Isabelle to Lanie – what do you think? Do they look like twins? From The Dolly Trolley - This is my sisters Lanie doll wearing the accessories from her collection. I just [...]

4 Dolls 1 Outfit – American Girl Sweet School Dress

Sweet School Dress

This is a guest post from Tara! *** I was inspired by the 5 Girls 1 outfit post so I decided to do a who wore it best with the Sweet School Dress since it might not be around for much longer.   First up is Marie-Grace, who is ready to go off to school. [...]

Camping with agoverseasfan

agoverseasfan camping photo

I just love getting emails from long time Doll Diaries friend and crazy awesome You Tube girl, agoverseasfan! This morning she sent me a BUNCH of gorgeous photos of her dolls Chrissa, Jade, Poppy and Molly on a recent camping trip. If this doesn’t get you in the mood for Camp Doll Diaries, I don’t [...]

New American Girl Samantha Image

American Girl Samantha New

American Girl just released this on their Facebook page with the following: “Samantha Parkington never met a tree she couldn’t climb, a rule she couldn’t ruffle or a friend she couldn’t help. We’re excited she’s coming back this fall to inspire girls to be their very best. How does your girl inspire others? Share with [...]

Throwback Thursday – Retired AG Room Items


Happy Thursday everyone! Let’s take a look at some retired American Girl room items today. From Lydia - This is the Curlicue Daybed with the Butterfly Bedding, and the night table that if I’m not mistaken went with it. It came with a number of accessories but all I have left is the phone, as I [...]

Cecile’s New Vanity

American Girl Cecile

In the recent American Girl sale I picked up a few little things including Marie Grace’s Vanity which was a great deal marked down to $40 from $80. I like this piece because it is historical but works well for Cécile as well as Felicity and Elizabeth and can even be used with Samantha or Molly [...]

Throwback Thursday – Josefina


Today’s Throwback Thursday is not a traditional, everything must be retired one, because yesterday was Josefina’s birthday AND her collection is not that big to start with. Let’s get started! Sarah’s Josefina enjoying the sunshine. Josefina and her goat Sombrita. From Madelon – Josefina’s retired pasttimes sets. From Madelon -  Josefina wears a baby dress adjusted [...]

5 Girls 1 Outfit – Kit’s Candy Making Set Dress

American Girl Kit's Easter Candy Making Set

I know you all love to see different dolls dressed in the same outfit, so here is another version of “who wore it best” – doll style. Today I thought I would try the dress that comes with Kit’s Easter Candy Making Set on a few other dolls. I would not have bought this dress [...]

AG Truly You at Barnes & Noble – Another Report


Another one of our readers – Lorie and her daughter, went to their local Barnes & Noble for the American Girl Truly You event and sent in photos. *** My daughter and I attended our local Barnes & Noble AG Truly You Event today. We wanted to share my photos and what our store did. [...]

Truly You Event at Barnes and Noble

Truly You American Girl Event at Barnes and Noble

Last week I shared information about an event American Girl is holding in stores across the nation in celebration of the Girl of the Year, Isabelle. The event is called Truly You. One of our readers, Jessica, took her daughter Tori to the event and here is her report. I took my daughter, Tori (and [...]

UPDATED! American Girl Deals – March 2014


It is not everyday you can find a coupon/deal for American Girl, but it does happen. Bitty Baby and some Pet Sets were featured on the TODAY Show segment called Jill Steals and Deals this morning and the Meatloaf set shown here has not sold out yet. Go to: American Girl’s special page for the sale [...]

Throwback Thursday – Retired American Girl Pet Sets

American Girl Coconut and Licorice

Happy Thursday! Oh, this week’s Throwback Thursday is just so much fun!! We are looking back at some of the retired pets and their sets. We will start off with our Coconut and Licorice hanging out in their new house. I found their house on clearance at Target for $7 – it was in the [...]

American Girl Truly Talented You Events at Barnes and Noble

American Girl Event at Barnes and Noble

If you have a Barnes & Noble bookstore close by check their events page for the American Girl Truly Talented You event that is being held March 8-15, 2014 at stores nationwide. Each store has its own unique schedule so you do need to check with your local store. On our local store page they [...]

Throwback Thursday – Another Look at Lindsey


Throwback Thursday is back and today’s star is the first limited edition American Girl doll – Lindsey. Originally introduced in 2001, Lindsey wasn’t an instant hit. As a matter of fact, it wasn’t until American Girl released the second limited edition doll – or Girl of the Year, Kailey, that suddenly Lindsey became a sought [...]

American Girl – Purchase with Purchase

2 close up of POP

What  fun I had on Saturday, found some great things for my doll collection.  Here is what I found at American Girl Store. American Girl is having a Purchase with Purchase which includes the sky blue t-shirt, the hat and the bracelet for $14 if you purchase $49 or more.   So let’s take a look [...]

Happy Birthday Marie Grace

Jane Birthday 1

Yes, it is time for another American Girl historical birthday – today we celebrate Marie Grace! According to her stories, Marie Grace was born March 3, 1843. From Tony – Marie-Grace and her best friend, Cécile, are celebrating Marie-Grace’s birthday today. Cécile brought Marie-Grace a lovely bouquet of flowers. Then they enjoyed eating Marie-Grace’s favorite [...]

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