American Girl Hosts Cecile & Marie-Grace Charity Ball August 29th in Boston & Other Cities

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Cécile & Marie-Grace Charity Ball You and your girl can be among the first to celebrate our newest historical characters—Cécile Rey and Marie-Grace Gardner! Your girl is invited to wear her fanciest dress to this benefit party inspired by the costume balls of 1850s New Orleans. Enjoy a delicious meal, learn ballroom dance steps, make fun ...

American Girl Bitty Twins®

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American Girl® sent us two of their Bitty Twins® for review.  As with anyone shopping for these gorgeous, well made dolls, we were able to choose the skin tone, eye color and hair color for our dolls.  These 15 inch dolls are gorgeous- very well made, nice, soft bodies, strong stitching (the kids have put this to ...

American Girl introduces Cecile & Marie-Grace Historical Characters

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American Girl has introduced two different historical characters- Cecile Rey, an African American, and Marie-Grace Gardner a Caucasian, who "reach across the boundaries of race and calss to help their beloved city of New Orleans in 1853." I think its really cool that they are introducing two characters at once- and in such a great way.  ...

“A Lot Like Me” to benefit Ellis Marsalis Center

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Harry Connick, Jr. has written a new song, performed by his daughter, Kate, inspired by the new American Girl Historical Characters Cecile and Marie-Grace.  The proceeds of the sales of this song, which I downloaded this morning and have been listening to over and over at the request of my girls ever since, will benefit ...