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Ever since I posted old vacation photos on Monday, I’ve been yearning for another vacation!  Too bad my boss is failing to approve any vacation requests.  So, let’s look back on the adventures that my dollies and I have been on over the last few years…

February 2013, Seattle with Leonie

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April 2013, Tulip Festival with Brianne

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April 2013, Oak Harbor with Saige, Elizabeth, and Mia

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May 2013, Disneyland with Mini Kit

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June 2013, Chicago with McKenna

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June 2013, Mackinac Island with Caroline

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July 2013, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia with Jenna

August 2013, the state fair with Brianne

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September 2013, Rieke came home with me from London

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October 2013, Albuquerque with Saige

November 2013, Disney World with Mini Dolls

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January 2014, New Orleans with Cecile

March 2014, Seattle with Henriette

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March 2014, Bellingham with Ruthie (and Valerie and the twins)

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April 2014, UW and a Mariners Game with Sonali

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April/May 2014 Maui with Kanani

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May 2014, pageant in Texas with Kit

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July 2014, Whistler with Taryn

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July 2014, Nauvoo, Illinois with Chrissa

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August 2014, the zoo with Jess

October 2014, Manitoba with Saila

December 2014, the ballet with Isabelle

January 2015, Sing-a-long Sound of Music with Kirsten

January/February 2015, Disney Cruise with Grace

Where to next?

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4 more days

4 days left of my countdown!

Girl of the Year 2011 was Kanani.  Probably the prettiest Girl of the Year ever!

And I can’t talk about Kanani without some photos from our trip to Maui.  I miss Maui.

The end.

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Josefina is from New Mexico.  New Mexico in 1824, which was still part of Mexico.  I think her clothing is pretty awesome.  I heard a rumor that she’s getting new outfits next spring, along with a Beforever journey book.

Group photo:

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Kanani looks like una santa in Josefina’s holiday outfit:

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Nicki in Josefina’s Spencer Jacket:

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My mommy made this nightgown!  Here’s a photo of Chrissa wearing it while hugging Sombrita:

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A Gwen le gusta el sombrero y el vestido del verano:

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Kaya looks really nice in Josefina’s vest dress:

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I can never remember if this dress is called the feast dress or the fiesta dress.  Either way, here’s Josefina and her oven:

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Say hello to Samantha, the first American Girl to come back from retirement!  Here is my Samantha collection:

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I can see my mother rolling her eyes at my third dolly bicycle, but I couldn’t resist free shipping!

Here’s Samantha in the winter coat that came out around the same time as Samantha’s movie:

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Marisol looks sensational in Samantha’s Cranberry Party Dress:

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Here’s Gwen in the new winter coat:

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Samantha’s bike is really beautiful.  Critics say it’s too modern, but someone on the dolly boards found a vintage advertisement for a bicycle that came in vermilion, and safety bicycles were first designed in 1876 according to Wikipedia.  Mia looks gorgeous in the pink hair ribbon and turquoise-accented blouse:

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Here’s Caroline in Samantha’s new meet dress (which I think is pretty mediocre) and Kanani in the Frilly Frock…

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…that I think is amazing!

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Nellie looks quite sophisticated in the dress she borrowed from Samantha:

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Molly, Marie-Grace, and Jess chillin in sleepwear:

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Rebecca models Samantha’s new holiday set:

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Poor Kaya is dressed to be shipped off to boarding school:

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And Kirsten borrows Nellie’s dress, which happens to be her favorite color:

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Best Friends Forever Elizabeth and Felicity display timeless beauty:

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I have mixed feelings about Samantha’s return.  Her new collection is very pink, but I’m eager to see future releases.  Who wants to share their favorite Samantha outfit, new or retired?

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I cheated a little.  Because Molly doesn’t have any new outfits, I didn’t take any new photos.  I already have a group photo with all of Molly’s outfits:

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Back row: Emily’s snowsuit, Molly’s Christmas dress, swimsuit, Camp Gowonagin uniform, birthday dress, recital dress, Miss Victory costume, Molly’s bicycle, Emily’s tap costume, Molly’s dude ranch outfit, Route 66 outit, Tennis outfit, aviator outfit, Emily’s bathrobe, Molly’s pajamas, Molly’s bathrobe

Front row: Molly’s skating outfit, Emily’s Christmas dress, Emily’s bikini, Molly’s roller skating outfit, Molly’s birthday dress, Emily’s recital dress, Molly’s meet outfit, Emily’s meet outfit, Molly’s plaid skirt set, school jumper (homemade by my mommy), polka dot dress, Halloween costume, floral pajamas, Emily’s pajamas.

And let’s see what other Molly outfit photos I have lying around.  Here’s last week’s photo of Molly and Emily in Saige’s hot air balloon.  Emily is wearing the Route 66 outfit and Molly is wearing the Roller Skating outfit:

A lousy picture of Kit, but a pretty good picture of Molly’s Dude Ranch outfit!

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Emily in her bikini:

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Samantha wore Molly’s Polka Dot Dress on a wintertime trip to American Girl:

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Rebecca borrowed Emily’s dress for a Hanukkah celebration:

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Ruthie is wearing Molly’s pajamas (homemade by my mommy), and is lounging on Molly’s bed with mini Molly’s copy of Meet Molly:

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Nicki is suited up for Camp Gowonagin:

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Nellie looks adorable in the roller skating outfit, but she’s about to wake the whole neighborhood with the cymbals from Molly’s percussion set:

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Here’s the very first photo of my Emily; please excuse the messy dorm room:

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Emily bakes cookies (the apron is part of Kit’s collection):

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Another photo of the roller skating outfit; this time modeled by Nicki:

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Kanani looks splendid in Molly’s Hawaiian-style swimsuit!  Now she needs a Hawaiian beach (this photo is a beach on Washington’s Whidbey Island):

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Here’s a photo from the day Maplelea Alexi arrived.  Elizabeth is wearing Molly’s ice skating outfit (and looks amazing):

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Molly and Kit yearn to escape Ohio’s winter in their new swimsuits:

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Dude Ranch!

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Sonali pulls off Molly’s Miss Victory costume, with Ruthie ready to tap her heart out in Emily’s costume:

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That’s all I have for now.  What’s your favorite Molly (or Emily) outfit?

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Aloha all! This is Kanani. We got home from Maui last night. Here are some photos!

 

Bus stop on the way to the airport:

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Meeting up with Cecile at the airport (not the Cecile that lives at my house):

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Above the clouds at the summit of Haleakala (that’s Hawaiian for House of the Sun):

With Cecile’s mommy:

the endangered Silversword:

Cecile borrowed my dress to go to the luau:

we got a ride from our best friend, age 8 going on 30:

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Music lesson at the luau:

Chilling with the musicians:

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we got to meet the dancers afterwards:

We went on a plantation tour on Wednesday.  It was a bit of a tourist trap, but there were some nice flowers:

Hey, what’s going on in this toy shop?

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and me and Cecile in our new dresses at the airport on the way home.  I chose the dress with the canoes because Marjorie and the rest of the humans went canoeing.  They saw whales!:

It was a pretty good trip.  I spent a good amount of time napping in the hotel while Marjorie and the humans played at the beach and the pool.  It was fun playing with Cecile though.  We even met an Isabelle at the airport in Maui who was also wearing a new dress (Didja know that Cecile, Isabelle and I all have the same color eyes?).  And I did a good job keeping Cecile’s mommy entertained on the airplane.    I’m surprised my long long hair survived the long long journey (I almost didn’t get to go on the trip because my hair is so long and Marjorie was worried it would get too messy).  But it survived, and we survived, but it might be a while before I go on vacation again with 4 kids!

Aloha!

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I’m going to Maui today! Kanani is packed and ready:

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I’m not bringing the laptop, so we will be absent from My Dolly Addiction for about a week, but you might get another iPhone snapshot or two. Aloha!

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