In December 2009, Nightline ran a story on Barbie's world and two dolls which were making a run for Barbie doll's Christmas sales. Nightline pointed to Liv dolls with their replaceable wigs, real glass eyes and 14 movable joints as one doll hoping to claim Barbie's sales.
Barbie doll has been a fixture in homes for the holidays since
1959. Not only has the teenage fashion model been at the top of almost
every little girl's Christmas list, but for the past two decades,
The first year that Mattel's Barbie doll was issued with a
holiday theme appears to have been the 1988 Happy Holiday Barbie. Since
then Mattel has issued at least one holiday Barbie doll every year
including holiday collectors...
Wooden nutcrackers in the shape of decorative figures date back
to at least the 15th century, but they didn't become popular until the
1800s in Germany. At that time carving nutcrackers became a cottage
industry in the rural...
Following a long history of holiday cheer, the 2012 Holiday
Barbie doll is out in stores, an early harbinger of Christmas
festivities and holiday traditions to come in her red and silver
ensemble.A blond, green-eyed beauty, this...
It's not Marley's Ghost but in this contemporary outfit she may
be the Ghost of Christmas Present! Marley Wentworth is all dolled up for
the holidays and looking pretty in pink.Introduced by the Tonner
Holiday Sparkle Barbie Doll Review
The pretty new 2011 grocery store Barbie dolls is now out at grocery
stores and drug stores. This elegant Holiday Sparkle Barbie doll wears a
drop-waist full-length silver gown with a silver bodice...
Christmas Candi GirlsI first became aware of the 11 1/2" (Barbie
scale) Candi Girls in 1995, but it wasn't until Candi dolls came out
with new arms, new face molds, new ethnicity and in Christmas dolls
Christmas Holiday Barbie Dolls This list of holiday Barbies
dolls from 2000 to present day is the follow-up to Holiday Barbies, 1992
- 1999 and is a list of Barbie dolls made for the Christmas season
between 2000 and 2009...
Christmas Holiday Barbie Dolls If you are looking for a holiday
doll for a special Christmas gift, this is a list of holiday Barbies
dolls made for the Christmas season between 1992 and 1999. The first
grocery store holiday Barbie...
Holiday Barbie Dolls & Christmas Barbie DollsAfter doing a
list of Halloween Barbie dolls, I immediately started working on a list
of holiday and Christmas Barbie dolls. Mattel has made some beautiful
Barbie dolls that celebrate the Christmas season as...
Nightline Looks at the World of BarbieNightline took an
interesting look into the world of Barbie doll's competitors for your
Christmas holiday spending dollars, pointing out that over the last half
century, Barbie has pretty much dominated the doll...
The Belle Meade Plantations Belles Doll Club held their yearly
Christmas meeting and party in the back room at Shoneys in Bellevue on
Dec. 6. Club members set up two pink Barbie Christmas trees and several
Barbie doll displays...
The Belle Meade Plantation Belles Doll Club celebrated Christmas
tonight at the Bellevue Shoney's and packed the party room with doll
displays and members. Every table was overflowing with food and dolls,
and an extra table had to...
Belle Meade Plantation Belles Doll Club December MeetingThe
Belle Meade Plantation Belles Doll Club held their annual December
meeting and Christmas party on December 2, 2010. Every year the
Nashville club holds a Christmas party for their December meeting, so...
The Belle Meade Plantation Belles Doll Club held its annual
Christmas party tonight in the party room at Shoneys, Bellevue. Tables
were covered with doll displays featuring Barbie dolls, "I Love Love"
Santa dolls, Kelly dolls, unique OOAK...
The first year that Mattel's Barbie doll was issued with a holiday theme appears to have been the 1988 Happy Holiday Barbie. Since then Mattel has issued at least one holiday Barbie doll every year including holiday collectors Barbies. holiday grocery store Barbie dolls, and frequent special editions at stores
Sears and Kmart which are owned by the same company both have a set of bathroom accessories called "Really Dahling" that would be perfect for some doll collectors. The set features rugs, towels, show soap dish, gown lotion bottle, hat toothbrush holder, a selection of fashion shower curtains, and other very doll collecting-looking accessories. Check it out at Sears.com or Kmart.com.
First published over 55 years ago, Tolkien's timeless
masterpiece The Lord of the Rings has had a profound impact on both the
literary world and the cinematic world. It is no wonder to discover The
Lord of the Rings...
Barbie Doll as Galadriel Since it was just announced that the
Robert Tonner Doll Company is producing a Galadriel figure for their
Lord of the Rings doll collection, this is a good time to take a closer
look at the...
Tonner Doll Company Lord of the Rings Collection As reported in
Tonner Doll Company to release Lord of the Rings dolls in June, doll
artist Robert Tonner of the Tonner Doll Company has undertaken to make
Tonner Lord of the Rings Figures The Robert Tonner Doll Company
has unveiled the upcoming Lord of the Rings dolls, a new collection of
character figures for 2010. The two debut figures in The Lord of the
Rings collection are...
Professor Tolkien's birthday was this week. J.R.R. Tolkien is
the author of the classic The Lord of the Rings trilogy, beloved books
which became a wildly popular trilogy of movies starting with the
release of The Fellowship...
The Littlest Pet Shop: Little Pets, Big Adventures is a new DVD coming out from Hasbro and Shout Factory Kids on January 15. Five fun-filled episodes of the new animated series "The Littlest Pet Shop" star Blythe Baxter, based upon the popular Blythe dolls, first created in 1972 by Kenner. Hasbro acquired the rights to Tonka/Kenner and the Blythe dolls in 1991.
The Belle Meade Plantations Belles Doll Club held their yearly Christmas meeting and party in the back room at Shoneys in Bellevue on Dec. 6. Club members set up two pink Barbie Christmas trees and several Barbie doll displays around the room.
Twilight Breaking Dawn Part 2 with Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Ashley Greene and Dakota Fanning has been breaking records across the country. In honor of the last chapter in the Twilight Saga, here is a look back at some of the best Twilight dolls.
As recently reported in Tonner Doll Company to release Lord of the Rings dolls in June, The Robert Tonner Doll Company has been creating a series of character figures based upon popular movies. In September of 2008 it was announced that the Robert Tonner Company had been granted the license for character figures based on the movie Twilight. Since then, the Tonner company has produced several dolls from the Twilight films including Edward Cullen, Bella Swan, Laurent, James, and Victoria.
Eclipse in theaters June 30, 2010
When the newTwilight series movie Eclipse comes to theaters on June 30, 2010, fans will once again be invited inside the world of vampires, werewolves and the girl who loves them as the saga of Bella, Edward and Jacob continues. Barbie enthusiasts and Twilight fans have had a special entrance into the world of Twilight through the Twilight series of Barbie dolls. Starting with Bella Swan and Edward Cullen, the Twilight dolls hit stores on November 1, 2009 to usher in The Twilight Saga: New Moon, with the Jacob Black Twilight doll following in February of 2010. All three dolls are still available in stores as the Eclipse movie release approaches.
Twilight Dolls: Edward Cullen and Bella Swan
When author Stephanie Meyer first penned Twilight, I wonder if she had any idea Edward Cullen and Bella Swan would one day be immortalized, not just in fiction or even in movies, but also as Barbie dolls?
The Belle Meade Plantation Belles Doll Club held their monthly meeting on August 5 in Nashville's Bellevue community. Visitors were invited to attend Twilight Night to see the club's Twilight doll displays. While other dolls were also shown, the night belonged to Bella, Edward and Jacob.
For those who love the big-eyed Blythe dolls with their oversized heads, Shout! Factory Kids, is collaborating with Hasbro Studios to release Littlest Pet Shop: Little Pets, Big Adventures, the first DVD collection based on Hasbro’s popular Littlest Pet Shop brand and new animated series. The DVD collection will release on January 15, 2013.
The First DVD Collection from the Littlest
Pet Shop Animated
DVD Set Includes an Offer for a
Virtual Collectible Pet on the Littlest Pet Shop App
Available in Stores January 15, 2013 from
Shout! Factory Kids
On January 15, 2013, Shout!
Factory Kids, in collaboration with Hasbro Studios, will release Littlest
Pet Shop: Little Pets, Big Adventures , the first DVD collection based on Hasbro’s popular Littlest Pet Shop brand and new
animated series . Delivering five fun-filled episodes and
captivating entertainment the whole family can enjoy, the DVD will also feature
bonus content including coloring sheets and the all-new featurette “A Look Behind The Pet Shop Doors.” Littlest Pet Shop: Little Pets, Big Adventures DVD also includes an offer for a virtual
Collectable Pet on the Littlest Pet Shop App, and has a suggested retail price
Littlest Pet Shop is an animated half-hour comedy series that follows Blythe Baxter and
her father as they move into a Big City apartment above the Littlest Pet Shop
store - an amazing day-camp for pets of all kinds including a doggie diva,
dancing gecko, a sweet, adorable panda and others. Her real adventure begins
when she discovers that she alone can miraculously understand and talk to all
of the pets. Blythe joins them on fantastical adventures that include
uproarious song-and-dance sequences featuring all-new original music by Daytime
Emmy®Award nominee Daniel Ingram and the
vocal talent of Ashleigh Ball, Tabitha St. Germain, Nicole Oliver and
Peter New. Littlest Pet Shop
premieres on Saturday, November 10th on The Hub TV Network in the US. Fans can pre-order the collection by visiting The Littlest Pet Shop: Little Pets, Big Adventures
Hasbro, Inc. From toys and games, to television programming,
motion pictures, digital gaming and a comprehensive licensing program, Hasbro
strives to delight its global customers with innovative, well-known and beloved
brands such as TRANSFORMERS, LITTLEST PET SHOP, NERF, PLAYSKOOL, MY LITTLE
PONY, G.I. JOE, MAGIC: THE GATHERING and MONOPOLY. The Company’s Hasbro Studios
develops and produces television programming for markets around the world.
The Hub TV Network is part of a multi-platform joint venture between Hasbro and
Discovery Communications in the U.S. Learn more at www.hasbro.com.
The Belle Meade Plantation Belles Doll Club celebrated the upcoming Thanksgiving holidays at Shoneys in Bellevue with a First Thanksgiving doll scene which included pilgrims, Native American Indians, sailor dolls and Thanksgiving accessories.
Halloween Dolls are popular for gift giving and for displays at Halloween. You can find Halloween dolls everywhere from doll stores, to eBay to grocery stores. Most doll manufacturers make Halloween dolls and/or Halloween costumes for dolls.
Target has released their newest exclusive Halloween doll, the
2012 Halloween Star Barbie doll in her Barbie pink box. Wearing a
whimsical little kitty cat outfit, the cute doll has kitty cat ears, a
black stripe in her long blonde...
The Belle Meade Plantation Belles Barbie Doll Club celebrated
Halloween frighteningly early at Shoney's in Bellevue on Thursday night,
Oct. 4. Several members wore Halloween tops while spooky Halloween
Barbie dolls haunted several tables.A Barbie haunted house...
The 13th annual El Dia de los Muertos fiesta was held Sat., Oct. 27 at Cheekwood Botanical Gardens. The Nashville fall festival celebrates the colorful Los Dias de los Muertos (the Days of the Dead) festivals of Mexico and Latin America. The Dia de los Muertos holiday is one of the most important celebrations in Latin America because it shows the Latin culture’s strong love of life and respect for departed ancestors, combining old pagan customs with Catholic traditions.
Every October American Indians from around the Nation gather in Tennessee to share part of their culture and crafts. This year's Native American Indian Association Pow Wow and Fall Festival took place on Oct. 19 and 20 at Long Hunter State Park.
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