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2 New Stacie Dolls! Dreamhouse Adventures & “Chelsea and the Lost Birthday” (+ BYS Barbie Makeup!!)

Oh. My. Gosh. It has been too long since I have updated this blog!! Things have been very crazzzyyyy! (But like… crazy in a good way!) Firstly! I bought an apartment! I know what you’re thinking – wait, Holly, aren’t you only 21? What are you doing buying an apartment?? Which is a fair question!… Continue reading 2 New Stacie Dolls! Dreamhouse Adventures & “Chelsea and the Lost Birthday” (+ BYS Barbie Makeup!!)

My Collection

Watermelon Ken Fashionista #152 Review (Tropical Shirt)

Hey everyone, today I wanted to make a post about my new Watermelon Ken doll. This is Fashionista #152. This is the doll inside the box. He cost $12, which I think is a fair price. I wanted to buy him to be my new main “Ken” doll.” Obviously I would have preferred for him… Continue reading Watermelon Ken Fashionista #152 Review (Tropical Shirt)

Updates / News

Barbie Sales Grow 30% in Q3 2020; How the Fashionista Line Has Helped to Restore the Barbie Brand

I don’t know if its the savvy investor or the marketing professional in me, but I love reading Mattel’s quarterly financial results. This morning I was reading through their Q3 results and I wanted to share some key findings: Mattel’s gross sales are up $1.8 billion (nice!) Mattel’s growth outpaced the industry, gaining key market… Continue reading Barbie Sales Grow 30% in Q3 2020; How the Fashionista Line Has Helped to Restore the Barbie Brand

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NEW, RARE Barbie Made to Move 2020 Doll Review (Teresa & Nicki)

Good evening, everyone! If you celebrate Christmas, I hope you had a fantastic day (and if you don’t – well, I hope you had a fantastic Friday!) I am SUPER happy because I got two new Barbie dolls from the rare, just released, brand-new Made to Move collection! (A little present to myself!) I got… Continue reading NEW, RARE Barbie Made to Move 2020 Doll Review (Teresa & Nicki)

Opinions

Instagram’s @BarbieStyle Over the Years: 2014-2020

Ah, @BarbieStyle; the most popular #dollstagram account on the interwebs! @BarbieStyle is a fun, creative account showcasing the world’s most beloved doll, and is even more popular than the official @Barbie account. Rather than being targeted towards children, like the official Barbie Instagram account, Barbie Style is intended for adult collectors. Originally, Barbie Style first… Continue reading Instagram’s @BarbieStyle Over the Years: 2014-2020

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Holly’s 2020 Barbie Christmas Wishlist (Updated)

Hooooo boy! Can we believe it’s nearly Christmas already? This morning I was in the supermarket and listening to this really, really annoying Christmas song and thinking “God, surely it’s not December already, is it?” Spoiler: It’s December. Yikes! What have I even accomplished this year? (Okay, quite a lot, especially considering the whole “worldwide… Continue reading Holly’s 2020 Barbie Christmas Wishlist (Updated)

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Barbie Extra (Pink Blonde) Doll Review 2020

Sooo, unless you’ve been living under a rock lately, you’ve probably heard of the Barbie Extra dolls. They were first revealed a few months ago and are finally available to purchase! (But be quick! They are notoriously difficult to find and sell out fast). These are the five different dolls available – my favourite is… Continue reading Barbie Extra (Pink Blonde) Doll Review 2020

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Barbie Cali Girl Teresa 2004 – Saying Hello to Another Cali Girl!

Hi everyone! Today I am super excited to share with you another recent eBay purchase – a 2004 Barbie Cali Girl “Teresa” doll!! She is my second doll in the Cali Girl series (the other character I have is Barbie). I am a big, BIG fan of this series so I am really happy to… Continue reading Barbie Cali Girl Teresa 2004 – Saying Hello to Another Cali Girl!

Photoshoots

An Ode to Ever After High (Ashlyn Ella Photoshoot)

I recently gave away my Ever After High collection, but before I did, I snapped a few pictures of Ashlyn Ella, so I wanted to share them here! Honestly, when Ever After High first released, I was pretty interested. I thought the dolls were really pretty and detailed. I really liked the “storybook” concept, too.… Continue reading An Ode to Ever After High (Ashlyn Ella Photoshoot)