Happy Birthday Julie!


Happy Birthday American Girl character Julie!! In celebration of her birthday, we have a few fun photos and a video from our readers.  You saw our Julie earlier today showing off her new birthday headband made from groovy Duck Tape. Natalie picked a flower especially for Julie and did a photo shoot outside. From Janet [...]

A Look Inside American Girl Vancouver

American Girl Canada Vancouver

American Girl is opening it’s boutique inside Indigo & Chapters in Vancouver, Canada this weekend, but technically it is already open! The week before an American Girl store has its Grand Opening, they have what is called “soft launch” where the store is open to the public and the staff gets a chance to “practice” [...]

Coming Soon – Isabelle Happy Meal Toys

American Girl Isabelle Happy Meal Toys

Thanks to Karen for the heads up this morning! It looks like American Girl Isabelle minis and paper dolls will be in McDonald’s Happy Meals soon.  We don’t go to McDonald’s – except for in RARE cases – but we might just have to stop in even if it is just for a McFlurry and [...]

American Girl Sponsors the Radio Disney Music Awards

American Girl sponsors Radio Disney Music Awards

This just in! American Girl is one of the sponsors of the Radio Disney Music Awards this Sunday, April 27 at 8 PM Eastern on Disney Channel! I wonder if Isabelle will make an appearance or if there will be any other announcements during the show? We are going to have to record it and [...]

Throwback Thursday – Travel Edition


Since it is Spring Break (at least for us) I figured it would be fun to feature some of the retired travel-related outfits and accessories from American Girl. Let’s see what you all came up with! From Sarah - My beautiful Spencer Elizabeth Edwards (Saige) in the retired Cozy Plaid Outfit and the bag and map [...]

Happy Birthday American Girl Character Molly


American Girl Molly’s birthday is April 22, 1934 which would make her 80 today!  Let’s take a look at how Molly has been celebrating. Nicola and the team at My Doll Boutique UK are helping Molly celebrate today! From Jeanie - Molly is wearing the birthday pinafore I made for her. From Lena B - Molly and [...]

Happy Birthday Felicity

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Did you know that April 21, 1765 is American Girl Felicity’s birthday? Happy Birthday Felicity!! Felicity is from Colonial Williamsburg – the same place that inspired Pleasant T. Rowland to start American Girl – even though Felicity was not one of the first three dolls released. This is actually a photo of our Felicity celebrating her birthday last year – [...]

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. [...]