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My Girl’s Dollhouse Review & Gift Giveaway

My Girl's Dollhouse Review & Gift Giveaway

I can’t adequately explain just how long I’ve been waiting to share this My Girl’s Dollhouse review & gift giveaway with you! But first, I need to give you a little backstory… This summer, I found myself at a rather large blog conference in Chicago. As I walked around a special toy event, not only did I run into my …

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Atlanta Girl Mom Weekend { & Giveaway!}

My daughter and I recently went on an Atlanta Girl Mom Weekend. With my daughter quickly approaching the age of nine, I knew it was time for us to have “the talk”. Well, maybe not exactly the talk that you all are thinking of, but I talk nonetheless about what it means to become a young lady. After surveying my …

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My American Girl Doll Giveaway


Those of you who have followed me for some time know that American Girl has found a new place in our family and I was privileged to offer an American Girl doll giveaway this fall for Caroline, the newest American Girl historical doll. Because Kariss just got her first American Girl doll (McKenna) this summer, I wanted the giveaway to …

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Homemade Girls Pirate Costume Idea with Bandana


Looking for a homemade girls pirate costume idea? Look at what Grandma sewed for Kariss, complete with matching pirate bandana: The idea was inspired by a girls’ pirate costume we saw at the end of the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Walt Disney World…but the ones we saw were too small. So my mom decided to re-create her own …

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New American Girl Caroline Giveaway (Historical Doll)


UPDATE: This American Girl doll giveaway has ended, but you can enter my new My American Girl doll giveaway now!  At long last, the new American Girl doll is here and she is the newest in their historical doll collection! Her name is Caroline and you can win her in this American Girl giveaway! If you’ve read my other posts on …

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American Girl Place Package at Omni Hotel Chicago


If you’re looking for a Chicago hotel experience that takes your daughter and her doll into the utmost consideration, consider checking out the American Girl® Place Package at Omni Hotel Chicago. On our recent “Luxury for Less” Chicago Road Trip, I wanted to introduce my children to some of the most special areas of my hometown, but I didn’t want …

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American Girl Chicago River Cruise & Cafe Review


During our recent “Luxury for Less” Chicago Road Trip, we were treated to quite the Chicago family experience: an American Girl Dinner at American Girl Place Chicago, followed by the ultimate American Girl themed “Chicago’s First Lady” River Cruise! I’ll share more about our experience at American Girl Place Chicago in the coming days, but I didn’t want to wait …

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Our Hyundai Road Trip: Luxury for Less


If there has been a common theme to this summer, it’s been that we haven’t stayed in one place for too long, and this weekend will be no different! We’re taking a road trip to Chicago in the Hyundai Genesis and are going to show you what it’s like to experience a bit of luxury for less than you might …

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American Girl McKenna DVD Birthday Party for Kariss!

We celebrated Kariss’ 8th birthday early with an American girl McKenna DVD viewing party! Having never seen an American Girl movie, I honestly didn’t know what to expect. But knowing that Kariss loves gymnastics and the movie “McKenna Shoots for the Stars” revolves around gymnastics, I figured we were on the right track. I also got a great response from …

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American Girl McKenna celebrates Best Friends Day with new DVD


In celebration of Best Friends Day (June 8, 2012), here is a brand new clip from AN AMERICAN GIRL: MCKENNA SHOOTS FOR THE STARS that arrives on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD, and Digital Download on July 3, 2012, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.: Until recently, I had never been a fan of American Girl dolls. To be honest, I typically …

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