The American Girls Club: Part 11, Horseback Riding Felicity-style

“Gather round, members of the American Girls Club!” announced Heather. “Spud and I are so excited we are spending our meeting at our stable today! I can’t wait to show you our activity!” The girls excitedly clamored around, all reaching to pet Heather’s beautiful horse, Spud. “Felicity is being re-released TOMORROW!” Heather said, unable to…

The American Girls Club: Part 10, Snow Day

“Hey Abby!” greeted Delaney and Daphne. “Welcome to our blanket fort!” “Thanks so much for inviting me to come spend the snow day with you! I was so bored at home. And our electricity is out,” said Abby “Well ours is too, but at least we can hang out together! We’ve been playing dolls in…

The American Girls Club: Part 9, Smock Decorating

“Hey everybody!” said Dahpne. “As you know, I was in charge of planning today’s meeting. I decided to bring an activity that comes from the very front of the American Girl’s Handbook. We will be decorating paint smocks!” Daphne showed the girls the page in the handbook: The girls all nodded and chorused their excitement….

The American Girls Club: Part 8, New Friends and Fun Plans

“Hey Abby!” said Daphne. “I’m glad you came over, I wanted to talk to you about my idea for our next American Girls Club meeting!” “Oh, perfect!” said Abby as she pulled out her laptop. “First, though, I have to show you something awesome! We have a new internet friend named Vivian. She made the…

The American Girls Club: Part 7, Fall Festivities

The American Girls Club decided that the crunchy leaves and crisp air called for one thing: a fall party! The girls all brought their dolls to Abby’s house in the country where they sat by the campfire and put a pot of hot chocolate on the camp stove. It was Abby’s turn to provide an…

The American Girls Club: Part 6, The Fundraiser

The American Girls Club recently took on an entrepreneurial challenge when they realized they needed funds in order to purchase supplies for all of the fun crafts and activities they have planned! They organized a pet wash and it was a great success! Ella was excited to be on drying duty. Lots of family, friends…

The American Girls Club: Part 5, Daphne’s Doll

“Delaney!” Daphne shouted to her sister. “Come quick! She’s here!” Delaney knew exactly what Daphne was talking about and ran quickly to the front steps of the house where the mail carrier had delivered a package. Daphne was so excited that she plopped down right on the sidewalk and grabbed her package. “Open it!” urged…

The American Girls Club: Part 4, The First Meeting

“I’m so excited to have our first official meeting!” said Daphne. “Where is Ella?” “She should be here soon,” replied Abby. “And great news! She’s bringing a new member!” “Hi everyone!” said Ella as she arrived. “Meet Anya! We met this summer at cheerleading camp and she loves American Girl as much as we do!…

The American Girls Club: Part 3, The Clubhouse

  Part 1 Part 2 “Ta-da!” said Abby. “I present to you the new headquarters of the American Girls Club!” “Um, Abby?” said Daphne. “This is your parents’ attic. Why did you bring us up here? What are you talking about?”   “Hi girls, what did I miss?” asked Kyoko as she arrived. “Abby was…

The American Girls Club: Part 2, A Cryptic Conversation

If you missed part 1, you can check it out here. “Oh hey Abby, I’m glad you came over! Do you want to practice for Youth Orchestra together?” “I definitely do, but first I have great news! I found a perfect place for us to have our American Girls Club meetings!” “Oh wow that’s great,…

The American Girls Club: Part 1, The Beginning

When I was at my childhood height of American Girl obsession in the late 90’s I was a member of the American Girls Club. This was a fabulously awesome club through American Girl that came with a hat and a handbook and a quarterly newspaper. Kind of the whole idea was to encourage girls to…