Check out our Boxtrolls! #TheBoxtrolls #BuildaBoxtrollSweeps

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The countdown continues until The Boxtrolls comes to theaters (9/26). We finished our Boxtrolls, although we're still reading Here Be Monsters (and we need to hurry or we won't finish before the movie comes out!) We had to enter the #BuildaBoxtrollSweeps and took plain old shipping boxes from this:   To this.... To these! Ta-da! Create your own Boxtroll and enter to win ...

4 reasons to visit American Girl Stores this summer

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When my niece Sam was 8, I slept over her house on Christmas Eve.  When we got up Christmas morning, she was over the moon delighted to find that Santa had left her her very own Samantha Parkington American Girl® doll.  That was about 20 years ago, and my sweet little Sam will be marrying her ...

American Girl Gift Ideas

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Here are several American Girl Gift Ideas  for that girl in your life who just loves her 18 inch doll play!!  American Girl of 2013  - Saige Doll & Paperback Book $179 Doll Wheelchair Set for 18" Dolls $36.95 Doll Soccer Outfit $23.50 Doll Bunk Beds With Ladder $35 Doll Cheerleader Outfit Set $12.95 18" Doll Cookware ...

American Girl Mini-Dolls – Only $16.31 Each

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We are not a big fan of Easter Baskets full of candy so I always look for things the kids will enjoy instead of all the sweet stuff. And my girls LOVE American Girl dolls. And right now the mini-dolls are on sale for $16.31 each which is almost $10 less then what you will ...

Amazon: American Girl Books $1.99

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Do you have an American Girl fan in your house? If so there is a great selection of American Girl books available for Kindle (PC, Smart Phone or Tablet) for $1.99. Here are the ones available: Meet Caroline (American Girls Collection) Meet Julie (American Girls Collection) Meet Samantha (American Girls Collection) Meet Addy Meet Kit Meet Kirsten (American Girls Collection) Meet Rebecca (American Girls ...

Disney Princess Peasant Dresses for Girls and Dolls

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We are surprising our children with the news of our upcoming family trip to Disney World on Christmas morning, so many gifts this year are themed around the trip....and I knew I wanted to have some Disney princess dresses for the girls to wear while down there. My problem was that the dress up stuff ...

American Girl Holiday Gift Ideas (Giveaway)

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Julie   In the 1970s, girls experienced all kinds of changes, and Julie’s story highlights many of them. She’s facing several challenges all at once—she’s moving away from her best friend, Ivy, starting over in a new home, and dealing with new issues at school. But with creativity and optimism, Julie learns to make a few changes ...

Abby’s new American Girl Doll

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Last month, when I found out my son has Alopecia Areata, I reached out to my friends at American Girl to see if they had images of the new wigless dolls that were not stock photos- images of little girls with no hair who were loving their dolls.  Not yet, they said, but would you ...

Unexpected Parenting News, continued- and I went shopping, of course.

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Yesterday I shared with you some new words in my vocabulary: Alopecia Areata.  I did what many of my friends would do- I started poking around online.  Shopping is therapeutic- but this was a different kind of shopping for me. It's funny- looking around online - Bratz and Moxie Girlz both have dolls out with bald heads.  Moxie ...

Caramel Apple Sweet-za Dessert Pizza Recipe

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In the last issue of American Girl Magazine, there was a recipe my daughter could not wait to try.  Caramel Apple Sweet-za, a dessert pizza. Oh my goodness.  This is the sweetest pizza you will ever try!!  It is delicious, although you won't be able to eat very much- it's rich, sweet and filling so ...