2020 is most definitely our year

Not even a month into the new year and already everything feels … I don’t have the word or words yet, but they’ll come to me… For now, I can only think to quote Nina Simone, “Birds up in the sky, you know how I feel… and I’m feelin’ goooood…” When I started putting this…

Elegant Topaz Birthstone Diva Gown & Necklace for Barbie

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, define yourself. — Harvey Fierstein The quotes on this and a lot of these doll posts are grabbed at random from my Franklin Planners; am adding them as reminders that I need to write specific…

Birthstone diva glitter gowns for Barbie: Opal & Turquoise

It is very important to know who you are. To make decisions. To show who you are. — Malala Yousafzai The quotes on this and a lot of these doll posts are grabbed at random from my Franklin Planners; am adding them as reminders that I need to write specific thoughts or details about this…

Jazz Baby Cabaret Dancer Blonde Barbie 2007

The Jazz Baby series are some of my favorite Barbies. They are so cool! The blonde version, shown here, is one of five (or six) I think. I’ve bought and sold at least four in the series off and on over the past year (blonde, brunette, redhead, master of ceremonies). I removed this one from…

New Year mood 2019: Peacock Barbie goes club tour diva.

Love this set! And it fits my 2019 New Year’s mood! Peacock Barbie doll wearing Barbie classic Solo in the Spotlight gown, gloves & shoes. Hanging in her closet: Alazne sequined gown by designer Stephen Burrows & long Fashion Avenue coat with faux fur trim. The guitar, if you look closely, has “Elvis” on it…

Diva, Gone Platinum: 2001

This is the doll that hooked me on white marabou for added glow in photos. To this point I’d seen and photographed a lot of marabou that comes with the dolls, but always in different colors. And always annoying, frankly, for reasons I won’t go into here, but definitely have plans to do an entire…