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American Girl Doll Kitchen & New Releases! Summer / Fall 2020

American Girl Doll Kitchen & New Releases! Summer / Fall 2020

This American Girl kitchen has all the accessories to create a beautiful culinary space for 18″ dolls. Stocked with play food and tiny kitchen utensils, it’s the perfect interactive play set for girls who love to cook and bake!

How to Sew a Doll Mermaid Tail

How to Sew a Doll Mermaid Tail

My girls love dressing their dolls up as mermaids and princesses, especially with DIY accessories. Doll mermaid tails are quick to sew and fun to play with! Use these tips to sew mermaid tails for 14″ and 18″ dolls!

WellieWishers DIY Elastic Doll Headbands

WellieWishers DIY Elastic Doll Headbands

My girls absolutely love their American Girl WellieWishers. They dress them up, have tea parties, and go on backyard adventures. My girls also enjoy doing crafts. We made some very easy DIY headbands for our WellieWishers dolls Ashlyn and Camille. These pretty headbands can be customized with rhinestones, flowers and bows. Learn how to make WellieWishers headbands using elastic, a hot glue gun and decorative accents.
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Design Your Own American Girl Gift Box! Unboxing & Review

Design Your Own American Girl Gift Box! Unboxing & Review

New from American Girl, this customized gift box experience comes beautifully packed with a doll plus a variety of themed outfits and accessories. I’m excited to show you the details with our unboxing and review!

Meet American Girl Blaire Wilson + Doll Review

Meet American Girl Blaire Wilson + Doll Review

Sweet, friendly and smart, American Girl’s 2019 Girl of the Year Blaire Wilson is a charming character. Her story series is focused on prioritizing relationships within a technology-driven world.

5 Reasons to Encourage Kids to Collect Quality Toys

5 Reasons to Encourage Kids to Collect Quality Toys

Is your playroom feeling a little cluttered? My kids love playing together and collecting toys. Our toy bins can get pretty full when we have just a few toys from a variety of sets. I like to encourage my kids to collect specific toy sets and limit the toy clutter. Here are a few reasons why it can be very helpful to collect high quality toys.
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Meet American Girl Luciana Vega + Doll Review

Meet American Girl Luciana Vega + Doll Review

Meet American Girl Luciana Vega, a fun way to make learning about space fun for girls! Luciana is an adventurous girl who loves going to space camp and hopes to become an astronaut and visit Mars.

Meet American Girl Nanea Mitchell + Doll Review

Meet American Girl Nanea Mitchell + Doll Review

American Girl Nanea Mitchell is a Hawaiian girl growing up in 1941. This BeForever doll has a heartwarming story and she’s fun to dress up in her tropical outfits and Hula accessories. See why American Girl is one of our favorite brands!

2017 American Girl Dolls & Movie Releases

2017 American Girl Dolls & Movie Releases

Trends come and go but some brands are timeless. I loved playing with American Girl dolls as a child and my daughters love playing with them now. My vintage AG outfits and accessories remind me of the fun memories I made as a child. American Girl has changed a lot over the years, but many of the characters remain classics. American Girl’s 2017 dolls and stories teach important lessons and character qualities.

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Meet American Girl Felicity Merriman + Doll Review

Meet American Girl Felicity Merriman + Doll Review

Felicity Merriman is brave, adventurous and loyal to her friends and family. See all the details of this BeForever American Girl doll! Girls will love dressing Felicity up in her historical outfits and learning about colonial Williamsburg in 1774.  

Meet American Girl Gabriela McBride + Doll Review

Meet American Girl Gabriela McBride + Doll Review

American Girl’s 2017 Doll of the Year Gabriela McBride has curly brown hair, warm brown eyes and a creative personality. Her story is about tackling challenges with creative problem solving. See our doll unboxing and review!

American Girl Fashion for Dolls & Girls

American Girl Fashion for Dolls & Girls

American Girl is one of my all time favorite brands, with darling dolls and accessories and even outfits for little girls to match their dolls! My daughter had so much fun checking out some of American Girls’ latest little girl fashions that allow her to match her doll. This gorgeous Merry Magenta dress comes in a range of sizes for little girls and coordinates perfectly with the matching dress for my daughter’s American Girl doll Maryellen. I’m excited to share all the gorgeous details about this American Girl outfit for girls!

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Meet the American Girl WellieWishers

Meet the American Girl WellieWishers

The WellieWishers are American Girl’s newest collection of dolls, designed for girls ages 5 years old and older. These 5 friends each love dressing up, putting on shows, stomping in mud puddles, and being a good friend.

Meet American Girl Maryellen Larkin

Meet American Girl Maryellen Larkin

Meet Maryellen Larkin, American Girl’s 1950s BeForever doll. This charming doll comes dressed in a vintage striped dress, aqua shrug, and Mary Jane shoes. Her story comes to life in her award-winning BeForever storybook.