Throwback Thursday Featuring GOTY Nicki


I remember the buzz that American Girl created when they debuted the Girl of the Year 2007 Nicki Fleming. I also remember reading the Nicki books with Natalie when she was just starting to read on her own – they are definitely my favorite stories still (well, besides Chrissa).  Today we take another look back [...]

Throwback Thursday – Dance


So, I am easily amused! Today’s Throwback Thursday theme is Dance and it just so happens that both of my daughters are in their tap class right now and I am getting ready to go teach acro for dancers for the next few hours! While we are in a dancing mood let’s take a look [...]

New ASPCA Pet Sets from Sophia’s and a Giveaway – ENDED

APSCA Pet Set from Sophia's

UPDATED WITH A WINNER! Congratulations EMMA ROSE!! Please check your inbox. My Doll’s Life is proud to bring us the special  ASPCA® Pet Sets that our friends at Sophia’s Heritage were working on. Sophia’s sent us a set to review and we had so much fun setting up our own Pet Adoption Center for the [...]

Side by Side – McKenna, Grace and Chrissa

American Girl McKenna, Grace and Chrissa comparison

We have had quite a few requests via various channels for a side by side comparison of Grace, McKenna and Chrissa. Natalie was nice enough to take a few minutes this afternoon and get photos for me. American Girl GOTY 2012 McKenna modeling Grace’s meet outfit; Grace wearing her fabulous PJs, and GOTY 2009 Chrissa [...]

Meeting Grace and Photos From Our Visit to AGDC Today

American Girl GOTY 2015 Grace

Whew, that was a FUNNNNN day! We saw (and bought) the new American Girl of the Year, Grace, met up with some awesome Doll Diaries fans (Hannah & Sammie – you are the best!), had sushi for lunch (Wasabi at Tyson’s is soooo yummy!) and finished off the day with milkshakes at the AG Sweet [...]

Doll Play – Make a Doll Sized Snowboard

make a snowboard for dolls

Is anyone planning on hitting the slopes this weekend? Your dolls may want to join you and it is  SOOOO easy to make a snowboard for your dolls.  Chrissa and Callie are having fun on the slopes today! Chrissa loves to snow tube and Callie just couldn’t wait to try out her new snowboard. She is [...]

Doll Play – Build a Snowman


Do you want to build a snowman? Whether you live in a snowy climate or warm one, snowmen are just part of winter in general. They are super easy to make doll sized using what ever you have on hand! Chrissa and Camille had fun building their snowman in the field. First, gather your snowman [...]

Happy Dollidays Reader Photo Contest

Happy Dollidays Reader Photo Contest

It’s time for another reader photo contest! I just love the holidays and setting up scenes with the dolls is just too much fun. Chrissa, Alex and Saila are decorating the purple tree in the My Girls Dollhouse attic and Chrissa seems to be having issues with the garland today. We want to see your [...]

The Queen’s Treasures Bedroom Doll Trunk

The Queen's Treasures Bedroom Trunk

If you are looking for a single piece of doll furniture that can act as storage, is portable and has loads of play value this holiday season, take a look at The Queen’s Treasures Pink Bedroom Trunk – its awesome.  The Queen’s Treasures did send us this piece to review and it has become one [...]

Star Doll Dress Up from PenPalGirls with Sonali

Star Doll Dress from PenPalGirls

Over the weekend I took Sonali outside for a photoshoot featuring the Star Doll Dress Up outfit from PenPalGirls. I have decided that the fall afternoon sunshine can be very tricky to work with. I managed to find some good spots in the garden to pose Sonali. I like this photo because you can see [...]

Giveaway: Springfield Baking Gift Set & Mystery Outfits – ENDED

Springfield Doll Outfit Giveaway

UPDATED WITH A WINNER! Congratulations Gracie! Please check your inbox! It is time to mix things up a bit and have some fun with this next giveaway! Springfield Dolls just came out with a bunch of fun new outfits and sets that they sent for us to review. They also sent us a Baking Gift [...]

It’s a Popcorn & Movie Blog Hop Kind of a Craft & Giveaway


When Laura sends you a box of random goodies and a few instructions, you just know it is going to be fun. This latest challenge is all about getting creative with a popcorn box and creating some fun family memories – and the best part – you can enter to win some cool prizes that [...]

Sunday Showcase for October 5


Good morning everyone! I hope you and your dolls had a great week. Let’s see what they were up to this week. From Pine Valley Girls Club- We had the oppurtunity to borrow a Caroline this past week. She is such as beautiful doll! We dressed her up in a combination of Addy’s clothing. Isn’t the [...]

DreamWorld Collections Fall Fashions Giveaway – ENDED

Dreamworld Collections Giveaway

UPDATED WITH A WINNER! Congratulations Chrissa Marie! Please check your inbox! Do your dolls need some new outfits for their fall wardrobe? We have teamed up with our friends at DreamWorld Collections for a fun giveaway in celebration of fall. One lucky winner will win all three of these doll outfits! Let’s take a look [...]

Giveaway: 5-Piece Outfit from Kitt’s Kloset on Etsy – ENDED

Giveaway from Kitt's Kloset on Etsy

UPDATED WITH A WINNER!! Congratulations Kathy, please check your inbox! Now doesn’t Chrissa look adorable in this outfit? This set was made by Kitt’s Doll Kloset on Etsy and consists of the pink dress, green capri leggings, green crocs, pink sunglasses and pink bag. I think Chrissa is a ready for a summer day full [...]

Camp Doll Diaries – Let’s Get Cooking!

Camp Doll Diaries - Let's Get Cooking

One of the most fun things to add to doll play is doll food which is the main point of this week’s Camp Doll Diaries theme, “Let’s Get Cooking!” Our friends at Sophia’s Heritage/My Doll’s Life are the primary sponsor this week – and you will certainly understand why by the time the week is [...]

Throwback Thursday – Red White and Blue Edition


Happy almost July 4th! We started celebrating Independence Day last weekend by going to our local fireworks celebration and I know there are others this weekend. For this week’s Throwback Thursday post we are taking a look at retired red, white and blue doll outfits and accessories. From Heather H – Here is Kirsten and [...]

Camp Doll Diaries Week 5 – Land I Love

Doll Visor

With both Canada Day and the USA’s Independence Day this week, it is the perfect week to show off your patriotism. Even if you are not from the US or Canada, feel free to adjust our activities to reflect your heritage or homeland!  Bree welcomes Isabelle to the registration table and shows her the activities [...]

Sunday Showcase for June 22


Good morning! Thanks to all who have been sending in photos for our Camp Memories posts and our Sunday Showcase posts  - we just love seeing all the doll adventures and creativity! From Keely – Rebecca loves summer and is going to be practicing her routine. From Malia –  We received the boat and fishing [...]

Giveaway: Patriotic Outfit by GiGi’s Doll Creations – ENDED

Patriotic Doll Outfit Giveaway

UPDATED WITH A WINNER! Congratulations Dev Vol – please check your inbox! Happy Memorial Day!! Thank you to all the brave men and women who have served and have helped to keep our country free! This summer as part of the Camp Doll Diaries fun, we have a TON of awesome giveaways lined up! To [...]