Cécile meets Argos

These scenes are re-created from Meet Marie-Grace. Truthfully, I don’t really care for Marie-Grace and Cécile’s books. There are parts of them I definitely like, but overall I think they are a little disappointing. I think the idea of every other book in their series telling the same story but from the other girl’s perspective is…

Happy Birthday Cécile!

Cécile was able to spend time with Marie-Grace on her birthday today. They met up and practiced singing a new piece. What better way to spend your birthday than making music with a friend!                   

Cécile’s Christmas Tree

Four weeks until Christmas! I’ve decided to make my own Advent calendar of sorts, and each Friday until Christmas will be sharing a historical Christmas tree from the time period of one of our dolls. Christmas trees were a brand new fashion in the United States in Cécile’s time. The Christmas tree as we know…

Cécile on the Mississippi River

When I picture Cécile’s hometown of New Orleans I conjure images from my own visits there that involve listening jazz music, eating beignets in a cloud of powdered sugar, timidly crossing Bourbon Street, and of course, taking a cruise on the Mighty Mississippi. While jazz music did not yet exist during Cécile’s time and Bourbon Street had not…