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  • Christmas Luncheon

    It’s that magical time of year again, so you know what that means…our Christmas Luncheon is soon upon us! It will be on Sunday, December 9th, from noon to 4pm, held at the Salisbury House (787 Leila Avenue). We’ll have prizes and other fun things, so please come and join the fun!


  • November Meeting!

    It’s our last normal meeting before the holidays, and we hope to see you there! Our show and tell theme is Christmas dolls you enjoy displaying through the years…it will be a beautiful display, for sure, with everyone’s Christmas dolls together!

    We’ll also be working on a project at the end of the meeting, where you can make your own mini Elf On The Shelf for your dolls!


  • Holiday Barbie 2018

    It’s a special year for Holiday Barbies, as it’s the 30th anniversary of when the first one came out in 1988. As a tribute to the first ever Holiday Barbie, they gave this year’s doll a red dress made of tulle, though in a different style (she needs to keep up with current styles, after all! It just wouldn’t be Barbie fashion if she didn’t). This year’s doll is available in three different skin tones, and each of the three has their own unique hairstyle. The pictures were just recently released, so enjoy your first look at this year’s Holiday Barbie!

     

     


  • Royal Romance

    As talk of the Royal Wedding Of Prince Harry, and Meghan Markle continues, I thought I would share with you the bisque porcelain dolls available from Ashton Drake, and sold through the Bradford Exchange. Meghan is the Royal Romance Bride, and Harry is the Royal Romance Groom, which are both posable. They are for sale individually, for $179.99 each. You can pre-order or reserve your’s today, though it seems they won’t be shipped until December 31st.

     

    If you would like to see more pictures of the dolls, including some close up shots of some of the details or wish to order one, just go to the website listed on the image, and you’ll find them there.


  • KP Doll Display

    Though this is long overdue, I wanted to follow up on the doll display at Kildonan Place mall in June. I was able to go check it out, and also spoke to Diane Willey, who had put together the display. In a twist of fate, it turns out, she is a former member of the Manitoba Doll Club! Some of you may have known that, but I wasn’t aware of that prior to going. She had a beautiful assortment of dolls on display. I heard some of you were able to go, but for those who weren’t able to, or anyone who would like to have another look, here are some pictures of the dolls displayed that day.

    Diane also has a doll museum, which I’ve included information for, for anyone who is interested. If the writing is too hard to make out, and you would like the information, just ask.

     

     

     


  • Kildonan Place Mall

    There will be a doll related event at Kildonan Place Mall on the 9th and 10th, mostly geared to kids bringing in their dolls, stuffed animals or action figures for a chance to win a shopping spree. There will also be a drive for baby items. And on Sunday, the 10th, there will be a doll display. Here are the details that were provided:

    Some additional details:

    “All giveaways available, on a first, come first serve basis, while quantities last
    on Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10, 2018. Mall employees are not eligible for
    contests and giveaways. 150 $5 Gift Cards from a selection of retailers at Kildonan Place
    will be available at Guest Services while quantities last – limit one per person. 250 HappyBot coupons will be available throughout the two event days for bags of KP Gummy Bears.
    *The following baby supplies will be accepted for the Baby Supplies Drive: Diapers,
    Formula, Receiving blankets, Onesies and Toys.”


  • Membership Renewal

    Don’t forget it’s also time to renew your membership! The price has also been reduced, so make sure you renew to continue to receive newsletters and some other perks, and stay in the loop! And for any new people wanting to join, or thinking of joining, you are more than welcome and we would love to see you come to an upcoming meeting, or to join the club…you know you want to!


  • April Meeting

    It’s our last meeting for a while, so we would love to see you there, and joining in on the fun. It will be April 22nd at 1:30pm, at the Salisbury House on Leila. Our show and tell theme for this month are favorite doll accessories! So pull out one of the accessories you loved to play with with your dolls as a child, or one you love using with your dolls now. It will be interesting to see the different variety of items everyone will bring. So bring your favorite and come join us!


  • May Wind-Up Luncheon

    It’s that time again, to wind things up for now, until September rolls around again. This year we’ll be mixing it up, and our wind up will be on Sunday, May 27th, from noon to 3:30pm at the Marigold Restaurant on 1245 Inkster Boulevard. The cost is $22 per person. We hope to see you there!

    For any questions concerning the luncheon, contact Lucy.


  • Ballerina Ghouls

    Monster High is aiming for delicate and graceful, and of course, ghoulish, with one of it’s new sets of dolls. There may only be three dolls in this collection, unless they do as they’ve done sometimes in the past, and release others in a second wave at a later date. But so far, the only Ballerina Ghouls we’ve seen are Moanica D’Kay, Draculaura, and Cleo De Nile.