Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Star Wars: Forces of Destiny: Endor Adventure Leia and Wicket, review

I was excited when I saw the Forces of Destiny dolls showing up in stores. I knew as soon as I saw her, that I wanted the Endor Adventure Leia and Wicket set. I was able to grab her from Amazon for a bit of a discount. (Right now she is even more discounted at 50% off. Spoiler for this review: I think she's totally worth it.)

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The Bottom Line:

The Good: fantastic Leia doll, with two fashions, adorable Wicket figure with accessories

The Bad: honestly, anything I could put here would be a nitpick

The Verdict: What are you waiting for? Go buy her!

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Let's try this again...

Well, it's January again, and I realize it's been some time since I've posted.

Last year ended up being somewhat of a mess for me. Once spring hit my allergies went haywire and I decided to get my house ductwork cleaned out. In preparation for that my craft room, which is where I also keep my dolls, ended up being impassable as I moved things all around the house. The actual cleaning didn't take place until November, so I wasn't able to access the areas I needed to take new photos.

My original plan was to just go through the old photos I already had on my computer and post old things, but the photo program I've been using is terrible and I could never find what I was looking for. I am working on figuring out a new one, which will hopefully solve that problem. Once I get that sorted, I'll start posting the old pictures, so if you are a follower, I apologize in advance for any future spamming of old pics.

In the meantime, I have been able to start taking new photos, so I will hopefully be able to get some new things posted soon. I'm also toying with the idea of starting a "Throwback Thursday" type of post, where I feature dolls from my childhood collection. It will be fun for me to visit with old friends, and get them all cleaned up and presentable again.

Well, queen signing off for now. Hope everyone's new year is off to a good start!

Friday, February 24, 2017

Dragon Games Teenage Evil Queen, an Ever After High review

as part of the Dragon Games line, we get Teenage Evil Queen (Raven's mother, as a teenager). I had thought she was an Amazon exclusive, but I'm pretty sure I saw her at walmart recently, so I'm not really sure. review spoiler: she ended up being disappointing.

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The Bottom Line:

The Good: detailed accessories, one-off character

The Bad: needs more paint

The Verdict: I would feel disingenuous recommending Teenage Evil Queen. kids will probably still like her, but as a collector I just feel disappointed.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Dragon Games Holly O'Hair, an Ever After High review

while I wasn't a fan of the original sister pack, I really thought this Dragon Games Holly O'Hair doll looked neat.

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The Bottom Line:

The Good: pretty doll, nice accessories

The Bad: skimpy paint application

The Verdict: Dragon Games Holly O'Hair would be a nice addition to an Ever After High collection, especially if you are a fan of more powerful looking princesses.

Friday, February 10, 2017

Dragon Games Poppy O'Hair, Walmart exclusive Ever After High review

I never could talk myself into buying the two-pack with Poppy and her sister, but as soon as I saw this Dragon Games Poppy I was interested. I like the more mideval look with the armor.

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The Bottom Line:

The Good: neat mideval armor themed doll, bonus pet

The Bad: exclusive, so it might be difficult to find

The Verdict: if you are collecting Ever After High dolls, this Poppy would be a nice addition.