It is not every day we get to have THIS much fun reviewing a doll or doing a photo shoot. Yes, I know, we always have fun but this was extra special! Our friends at Dollie & Me sent us an 18″ doll to review and they sent us a matching girl and doll outfit to review as well. Seeing as my girls have LONG outgrown the sizing that Dollie & Me carries, we needed to find a model – or in this case – two.

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Meet our sweet models – they were in The Little Mermaid with Natalie and were paired with her as buddies. Belle and Maddie are best friends and both love their dolls. They were so much fun to photograph – Belle is always ready for the camera and Maddie just makes me giggle will all the faces she makes. Belle is modeling the Daisy Day outfit for girls and her doll is modeling the doll sized version of the same outfit. Maddie is holding the Dollie & Me Garden Party doll we were sent to review.

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Of course this photo shoot was all about play – honestly, in a matter of minutes, the girls got out some furniture, accessories, came up with a scene and just started playing. Meanwhile, Natalie just started taking photo after photo – by the time we were done, Natalie had taken over 250 photos – and I had to pick just a few!!  I definitely had the harder job!

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The girls made sure the dolls had names – McKayla meet Jenny, Jenny meet McKayla!

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McKayla’s Daisy Day outfit consists of a pink and orange top that velcros up the back and a pull on skirt, too. It did not come with the shoes but Belle happened to have a pair that would match. The Dollie & Me outfit was easy to put on and the mix in textures and layers of fabric add a lot of interest. A matching girl and doll outfit is about $36 although many of them are on sale for $25 right now.

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Jenny is the Dollie & Me Garden Party doll. She is an 18″ doll with a soft body, but has the vinyl chest plate so she looks good in strappy styles. At first I thought she was McKayla’s twin, but once we got her out of her box the differences were much more noticeable.  Jenny’s outfit is a dress with a shrug, tights and shoes included.  The matching headband and a sparkly purse also came with the outfit.  The Dollie & Me dolls are $39 direct from Dollie & Me right now.

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This photo gives you a better look at the matching details in the Dollie & Me outfits. It looks like McKayla is packing for Camp Doll Diaries!

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Ready for an adventure!! 

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So outside we went to play some more – because you know, that is what girls and their dolls do – they play, they have adventures and they use their imaginations! And in this case the dolls learn to take turns!

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Maddie showing you another look at Jenny in her complete outfit including the sparkly purse! The Dollie & Me dolls are meant to be played with and loved – they are constructed with play in mind. Jenny’s straight strawberry blonde hair is very easy to care for making it the perfect style for girls of all ages.

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The Dollie & Me girls outfit was also easy to put on – slip on skirt and over the top tee! The great part about this outfit is that is goes from the playground to any outing with ease – it is dressy enough to wear to say, an awards banquet – casual enough for everyday wear and school, and they are well made enough to stand up to active girls!

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Yep, two girls. Unfiltered. Having fun with their dolls! 

You can buy Dollie & Me dolls, matching girl and doll sets, doll outfits on their own (for $12!), bedding and accessories at the Dollie & Me website. Also watch for Dollie & Me on Zulily from time to time and you can find it in some department stores especially closer to the holidays.

Thanks to Dollie & Me for sending us these outfits and doll to review – but most of all for giving us a great reason to hang out with Belle & Maddie a little more. 

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