It's time to announce the winner of the mini Melody doll! This is the fourth giveaway and the biggest yet is coming next month! In November, Dandridge House Dolls will announce the giveaway of a full size 18” Historical Doll!!! 💗 I’m so excited to do this for my amazing subscribers! So without further a-due, the … Continue reading Mini Melody Winner!
I think the American Girl Mini dolls are adorable and have collected almost all of them. (I’m missing three. 😉) The one thing I hear from Dandridge House visitors upon seeing my mini collection is their surprise at just how many versions there are! That’s what we are going to discuss. In 1995, Pleasant Company … Continue reading Meet the Minis
I have a lot of historical dolls as you all know by now, but what I don’t share often is my modern dolls. I thoroughly love my historical dollhouses, but sometimes it’s fun to work with current styles and design. This summer my husband and I started a five-room dollhouse for the Truly Me … Continue reading Emma’s Bedroom
It’s another giveaway! Yay! 😁 I love to give things to subscribers! Do you collect Mini Dolls? I do and will be featuring them this month! On Wednesday, October 31st 2018, I will draw a name from my subscriber’s email list. That person will be contacted for their address and will receive an American Girl … Continue reading Mini Melody Giveaway
If I could choose another time in history to live, I would pick the 1700s through the Regency period. As a child, Felicity’s colonial collection fascinated me and as an adult, I always have my nose in a Jane Austen book. Living in the Midwest, I don’t get to enjoy colonial historical sites … Continue reading Felicity at Daniel Boone’s Home
Today’s the day! Time to announce the winner of Maryellen’s School Outfit Giveaway! The blog is growing and I couldn’t be more proud! Dandridge House Dolls has almost hit 4,000 views in it's first 4 months and has had viewers from 16 countries. Subscribers are signing up and I just love having each one … Continue reading Maryellen’s Outfit Winner!
During World War II, women were serving double duty. Many women started working outside the home for the first time in their lives, but still had all of the responsibilities of their homes and children. Convenience foods and quick recipes started becoming really popular! Prepackaged mixes made life easier on busy moms. You could … Continue reading Molly’s Parsley Biscuits
As a Swedish immigrant, Kirsten would have been very familiar with potatoes. In the 1800s, potatoes were eaten at every meal in many Swedish homes. They were filling, inexpensive, stored well and could be cooked many different ways. In Sweden, during the 1840s a cookbook was published called "The Potato Friend, an Indispensable Book … Continue reading Kirsten’s Potato Soup
Addy has a beautiful collection! I have spent years acquiring her original Pleasant Company pieces. In Addy’s stories, she lives in many places. Once Papa finds her and Mama in Philadelphia, after he was freed from slavery, they move into a boarding house. The house is owned and operated by an elderly couple, Mr. and … Continue reading Addy’s Parlor
Update: September 27, 2018 - Ana C. from North Carolina has won Maryellen's School Outfit! She is an adult collector. Congratulations Ana! School has started and fall is on its way. I thought we should get the school year started off right by having a September giveaway! Get your doll looking spiffy for class. … Continue reading Maryellen’s School Outfit Giveaway