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A Doll Inspired Gift for My Child

Updated on October 6, 2013

Christmas Morning

The memories I have from Christmas as a child are filled with joy and anticipation of wondering what gifts Santa had put my name on and placed haphazardly among the gifts for my family. Melodious echoes of conversations with my parents and siblings of what gifts to get for family members and close friends are also a part of those earlier memories.

For me the Christmas Season continues to be filled with happy anticipation. Searching for the perfect gifts for friends, families, and coworkers is inspiring and really gets the holiday spirit jumping.

Letters to Santa - Dear Santa

Writing a letter to Santa is a tradition that continues with my own family. It is sometimes surprising to see what your child will ask Santa for when the wish list is for Santa's eyes only. Toys and games always make the list to Santa. Once in a while a new baby sister and once a new baby brother was added to the list. A piano was added to my child's list one year because she wanted to have one just like her mother's.

I continue to compose a list, although mine no longer is addressed to Mr.Claus at the North Pole. It remains in my head, safe and secure from curious young eyes.

Great Gift Ideas

Disney's Sing Along Songs - Very Merry Christmas Songs
Disney's Sing Along Songs - Very Merry Christmas Songs

In case a trip to Disney is not possible. A fun selection of songs

A Charlie Brown Christmas (Remastered Deluxe Edition)
A Charlie Brown Christmas (Remastered Deluxe Edition)

It's not Xmas till you watch this delightful classic Charlie Brown Christmas, we watch it at least half a dozen times each year

The Wiggles - Wiggly, Wiggly Christmas [VHS]
The Wiggles - Wiggly, Wiggly Christmas [VHS]

Can't wait to watch this one, it has great reviews

Disney Princess Book Block
Disney Princess Book Block

Your princess will have hours of fun and learning with this set


Santa's Workshop - A Very Special Holiday Video

So that's how the professionals prepare for Christmas

This video is adorable. Find your child and watch it together.

Antique French Doll
Antique French Doll

Collecting Antique and Modern Dolls

A Hobby for Life

Doll collecting is a hobby that can be enjoyed by anyone at any age. Although dolls are traditionally associated with girls and there was a cottage industry of women who crafted dolls men have been a part of crafting and collecting dolls. A Marque was originally a sculptor who then went on to make several dolls. At auction his dolls have sold for hundreds of thousands of dollars.

In 1994 Samy Odin and his father, Guido Odin opened the first museum in Paris devoted to antique dolls. It is located a end of a charming alley on the Right Bank, the Muse de la Poupe. The permanent exhibitions in the museum feature historically significant dolls made over a span of two centuries

Museum quality dolls may be on my list for Christmas but I can assure you there will be none under the tree any year soon.

Doll Collecting for Boys and Girls

What do you think about boys collecting dolls?

Best Selling Dolls

Barbie Birthday Princess Doll Gift Set
Barbie Birthday Princess Doll Gift Set

Everyone is a princess when they play with this Barbie princess, super!

Barbie Fashionista Ultimate Closet
Barbie Fashionista Ultimate Closet

Got to have it, helps organize and keep the outfits together,

Christmas Barbie
Christmas Barbie

I Can Be a News Anchor

My Dream Career

The perfect gift this year for my child is a Barbie doll from the career theme line. This year Barbie is I Can Be a News Anchor will appropriately be wrapped in newsprint with a large pink bow. The package Barbie arrives in will have a special code that allows internet access to career content in the forms of games, videos, and virtual Barbie makeovers.

The I Can Be line of Barbie dolls allows your child to exercise their imagination and creativity to play the leading role in a dream career of their choice. Barbie silently sends a message to boys and girls that girls can choose any career they want. Barbie the News Anchor will require some fashionable changes of outfits and accessories. There may even be a dream car that will boost Barbie's news ratings.

mmm  gooood
mmm gooood

A Doll Party

You Are Invited

After Christmas when the kids are on vacation we have a child's party. The theme of the party is the same every year. It is My Favorite Gift. Each child brings their favorite gift to the party. Stories and toys are shared. We have games, refreshments, and lots of fun. Children bring their parents and so the adults get to share in the joy of each child's perfect holiday gift and reminisce about our favorite Christmas gifts we received from our parents as children.

Perfect Barbie Doll Gifts

Barbie I Can Be News Anchor Doll
Barbie I Can Be News Anchor Doll

Here she is, the perfect gift for my child this Christmas

Barbie Mattel 2013 Halloween Doll
Barbie Mattel 2013 Halloween Doll

A special treat for Halloween

Barbie Doll Outfits 2013 Party Dresses
Barbie Doll Outfits 2013 Party Dresses

We have the 2012 party dresses, they are lovely and so much fun tocollect

Dance Workout with Barbie [VHS]
Dance Workout with Barbie [VHS]

Great songs, great moves, children love it and so will the adults, fantastic workout


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