American Girl: Cécile & Marie-Grace Boxed Set (Giveaway)

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In August, American Girl introduced us to Cecile and Marie-Grace, two friends that I fell in love with instantly, and have been enjoying reading about with my oldest ever since.  The girls are from New Orleans circa 1853 and while they are from different walks of life, the stories of their friendship bond them together.  ...

Come meet American Girl’s newest Historical Characters

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Meet Cecile Rey and Marie-Grace Gardner.  They are here, in my house, and they are beautiful.  These two lovely girls are the newest Historical Characters by American Girl, and they are unique in that this is the first time the company has introduced 2 historical characters at the same time.  They are available for preorder ...

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 the ...

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 ...