Interview with McKenna Movie Star Jade Pettyjohn and a Giveaway

Jade Pettyjohn

UPDATED WITH OUR WINNER! Congratulations Kaylee!! I will be emailing you shortly! American Girl’s latest movie, An American Girl: McKenna Shoots for the Stars came out on DVD/Bluray earlier this month and was shown on network TV last weekend.  We really enjoyed the movie and have been lucky enough to get to know some of the [...]

Another Chance to Win the McKenna Movie

Jade Pettyjohn and Ysa Panerejo

We love the new An American Girl, McKenna Shoots for the Stars movie and I was so happy to be able to give away a copy of the movie to a lucky reader, but that giveaway is now over. If you didn’t win, no worries… you have another opportunity – and it’s from one of [...]

American Girl at the Olympic Trials

Jade Pettyjohn Carly Patterson McKenna Movie

First, don’t forget that An American Girl: McKenna Shoots for the Stars comes out on DVD tomorrow – that’s July 3 at Walmart, American Girl stores and via digital download at Amazon. Second – it looks like McKenna movie star Jade Pettyjohn had fun meeting Olympic gymnasts and signing autographs for fans this past weekend [...]

Interview with Ysa Penarejo – Toulane from the McKenna Movie

Interview with Ysa Penarejo

  Just a few more weeks until An American Girl: McKenna Shoots for the Stars is out on DVD and I just got off the phone with one its stars! Ysa Penarejo, who plays McKenna’s best friend Toulane, took a few minutes out of her busy schedule to talk with me and share some of [...]

Kalia Prescott with a True Hope Bratz Doll

Kalia Prescott with a True Hope Bratz doll

I really am so excited to see that MGA’s True Hope Bratz and Moxie dolls are in full production and will be on store shelves in June! This is a photo posted on Twitter by Hunger Games star Kalia Prescott of her holding a True Hope Bratz doll. The dolls were given to celebrities in [...]

Celeb Kids Violet Affleck and her American Girl Doll

American Girl celeb Violet Affleck

I just saw this on PopSugar – there are some cute photos of Violet Affleck (daughter of Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck) leaving a birthday party at the American Girl store in L.A. The doll she is carrying is one she brought with her to the party and definitely looks like a My AG doll [...]

Dr. Phil and American Girl on Girl Power

Dr. Phil’s December 25th show was all about Girl Power. He partnered with American Girl, Patty Criswell and a whole bunch of tween girls to address many of the issues facing tween girls now and through the ages. Throughout the show, there were video clips of the American Girl Place store, the dolls and books. [...]

Lisa Rinna and her American Girl Dolls

Actress Lisa Rinna is a big American Girl doll fan. She and her husband Harry Hamlin took their two daughters to the opening of the American Girl Place in Los Angeles in 2006. And here is the cutest picture of Lisa holding two of their dolls as she arrived at the premiere of the Kit [...]

Katie Holmes and Suri Outside American Girl Place

We know the stars love American Girl, too! After all, Madison Pettis had her birthday party there, Oprah had lunch at the American Girl Place in Chicago, Miley Cyrus was recently spotted at the Chicago store, too, and countless other celebs have joined in the in the fun. Recently Katie Holmes and daughter Suri were [...]