New Inspired by BeForever Outfits for Girls at American Girl

American Girl Kit inspired BeForever outfit for girls

I think my biggest disappointment at the BeForever debut yesterday was coming to the realization that my own daughters are too old to wear the fabulous new Inspired by BeForever line of American Girl clothes for girls!! The new pieces are fabulous! Each BeForever character has an outfit for girls that was inspired by her [...]

American Girl BeForever Samantha Debut Photos

American Girl BeForever Samantha Collection

As most of you know, my daughters and I went to the American Girl store this morning for the BeForever debut. I took so many photos that I don’t really even know where to start, so I figured Samantha would be a good place. Samantha was one of the original three American Girl dolls introduced [...]

BeForever Debut at AGDC Part 1

American Girl BeForever Samantha

So we just got back from the BeForever debut at AGDC (a big shout out to all the fabulous fans we got to chat with today!!) and my initial reaction is that AG did a GREAT job with this release. Knowing full well that people by nature are resistant to change and that you will [...]

Samantha’s New Collection and the BeForever Launch

American Girl Beforever Group

Who is excited to see everything American Girl has been working on recently? The big debut of the BeForever line is tomorrow and we can’t wait! We are going to the DC store for the event and will take lots of photos.  American Girl released a video introducing the Beforever line and giving us a [...]

American Girl Beforever Debut Details

American Girl Beforever Group

American Girl sent out an email in the past few days with this photo of the entire new Beforever collection. From left to right we have Julie, Samantha, Kit, Josefina, Addy, Rebecca, Caroline and Kaya. What a bunch of cuties! In the American Girl stores there will be special events August 28-31. I have seen [...]

Throwback Thursday – GOTY Mia


American Girl Mia is one of the Girl of the Year dolls we do not have but she is one that I would love to add to our collection some day. Mia, American Girl of the Year 2008, was the focus of our Throwback Thursday today and we just got a few photos submitted. You [...]

Rachael’s Trip to Once Upon A Time AG in Derry, NH

Once Upon a Time AG Shop

Get ready to enjoy a wonderful trip report from long time Doll Diaries community member Rachael. *** This past week, my mom and I made the trip up to what might be best described as an American Girl consignment store in New Hampshire. It was about an hour drive for us, but oh, was it [...]

Camp Doll Diaries – Victorian Fashion Show

Victorian inspired doll fashion

When I think about fashion from Victorian times I envision lace, layers, embellishments, cameos, ribbons and details! It is very easy to give your doll fashion a bit of Victorian inspiration. A Girl for All Time Amelia, whose story is set in Victorian London, is comparing notes with American Girl Samantha who is wearing her [...]

Throwback Thursday – Retired American Girl Shorts

American Girl Julie

Happy Thursday!! I was convinced today was Friday most of the day – not sure why, I just did. Anyhow, let’s take a look back at some retired American Girl shorts sets perfect for the August weather. This is our Julie modeling one of my favorite shorts sets ever – the Tropical Breeze outfit from [...]

Isabelle Movie Pack Giveaway – ENDED

American Girl Isabelle Movie Pack Giveaway

UPDATED WITH A WINNER! Congratulations Sammie – please check your inbox! I know many of you have gone to the Isabelle movie premiere events at the American Girl stores and have been given some cute souvenirs to take home, too. Well, I have a super awesome EXCLUSIVE Isabelle Movie party pack to giveaway to ONE [...]

Camp Doll Diaries – Victorian Doll Hat

Victorian Hat

It is time to do a little time travel again with Camp Doll Diaries! This week we are going back to the Victorian age – 1837-1901. Samantha’s stories take place at the end of the Victorian Era and Amelia from A Girl for All Time is also from the Victorian Era. This week’s camp activities [...]

AGPNY Harbor Tour Report


This is a guest post from Doll Diaries fan, Aqua, who took the American Girl Place NYC Harbor Cruise. *** Last weekend my Grandmother, cousin, and I went to the AG Harbor cruise and dinner event. We got there a little early, so we had time to look around and spend our money. I found [...]

Vancouver American Girl Isabelle Movie Premier


Thursday July 31st  The Vancouver American Girl Store hosted an Isabelle Movie night! I was so thrilled to be able to go with  my sisters and 5 of my nieces ! We arrived just after 5:00pm and waited 2 hours in line and it was so worth it! The event even came with a goody [...]

Three Dolls and Saige’s Tunic – Who Wore It Best?

Who wore it best - Saige Tunic

We recently purchased Saige’s Tunic Outfit on sale along with her pajamas. Seeing as it has been forever since we did a “Who Wore it Best” post, Natalie and I decided this was a good time to do a new one. Natalie picked out three dolls to use as our models – American Girl Saige, [...]

Isabelle Movie Watching Party

Isabelle movie watching party

In early June when I was looking for a “model” for my Dollie & Me review, we became fast friends with two little girls who were in The Little Mermaid with Natalie. When Belle told me she was going to have an Isabelle movie watching party, we decided it would be so much fun to [...]

50s Sock Hop: Jukebox and Decorations

50s Sock Hop

I love the 50s theme for this week.  This week wouldn’t be complete without a Sock Hop!  To make this sock hop special I made quick printables of a Jukebox and decorations that include records, funky glasses, a malt, and sock hop sign, and saddle shoes.  Those shoes had to come off!! The Sock Hop was an [...]

Throwback Thursday – Retired Sports Gear

Bailey for DD

Happy Thursday! I thought it would be fun to take another look back at some retired American Girl sports gear.  From Lauren: Bailey is wearing a Baseball uniform from 1999 although from my research I’m not sure when it retired. It’s official title is “Softball Uniform I” It came with the everything seen here: baseball [...]

Guest Review of Isabelle’s Movie


We are getting together with some friends on Friday to  have an Isabelle movie watching party – complete with some crafts – but first, I thought I would share  guest review of the movie from Sydney. *** Last night, my BFF and I were bored because there was a thunderstorm. We were surfing online and [...]

American Girl Sale – Complete Your Saige Collection

American Girl Saige Sale

If there are any items from American Girl of the Year 2013 Saige’s collection that you did not get a chance to buy while she was out, go check the American Girl Sale section now! There are currently five items from Saige’s collection listed on the AG for sale: Tunic Outfit – was $29, now [...]

Throwback Thursday – Kit & Ruthie


American Girl Kit and Ruthie are definitely favorites at Doll Diaries and based on some of the photos you have sent it, they are your favorites, too! The first set of photos are from Angela. Here are some photos of Kit and Ruthie in their outfits. Includes: Kit and Ruthie’s Meet Outfits, Pajama’s, Christmas Outfits, [...]