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Review: Josefina’s Riding Outfit, Mattel vs. PC

Josefina is one of my absolute favorite dolls to display. I love her entire collection, which has such a gorgeous mix of patterns and earth-tone rainbow of colors. My Josefina is a late 90s transition doll. She was a birthday present in my teens. After I got her, my family went through a period where… Continue reading Review: Josefina’s Riding Outfit, Mattel vs. PC

Dolls · Molly · Pics! · Pleasant Company · Restoration · TLC

Old Doll, New Tricks part 2: To Re-wig or Not to Re-wig?

It’s been a gorgeous President’s Day weekend on the east coast, which is the perfect time for a dolly makeover! This is my second post documenting the restoration of my early PC Molly doll. In part 1 we went easy, and tried to clean up Molly’s complexion. But in part 2, I make a more drastic change —… Continue reading Old Doll, New Tricks part 2: To Re-wig or Not to Re-wig?

Dolls · Pleasant Company · Restoration · TLC

Old Doll, New Tricks Part 1: Molly’s Makeover Begins

Molly has been with me since 1989. Over my childhood, she helped me to weather my parents’ divorce, births, deaths, illness, three moves, and many rainy days. We went on trips together, played outdoors together, and she regularly slept by my side. 27 years of love and life experience have left her a little worse for… Continue reading Old Doll, New Tricks Part 1: Molly’s Makeover Begins