Secret Santa~ A Photo Story

Hello! Sorry it has been more than a week since I posted. I had a busy weekend. I have a photo story  for you today. Enjoy!

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McKenna gathered the whole family in one room. There were whispers about why they were gathered going around the room.

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McKenna cleared her throat to get everybody’s attention. “You are probably wondering why I called you all here. This year, we are doing Secret Santa. It is where everybody pulls a name out of the bowl and whoever they get, they buy Christmas presents for. Oh, and nobody can look when they draw a name and you cant tell anybody who you got.” McKenna explained.

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“Here is the bowl. You can start.” McKenna stated.

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Anna chose first, and she drew Elsa.

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Next, Elsa drew a name. She got Cecile.

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Isabelle got Julie.

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Jackie got Saige.

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Julie drew Anna.

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Grace drew Isabelle.

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Cecile drew McKenna.

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Saige drew Jackie.

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And McKenna drew Grace.

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Have you ever done Secret Santa?

Btw, here is my dolls’ digital Christmas card!

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You can find it on my side bar. Comment down bellow if you want to swap!

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Home Sweet Home~ Season 1 Episode 4

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Episode 4

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Maddy and I walked into the small gymnastics boutique.

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There was a little stand with leotards, and a cashier at a desk.

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Maddy and I walked over to the leotards, ready to explore.

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“This will be so hard to decide!” I exclaimed. “I know right!” Maddy agreed.

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I looked through the rack. The leotards there were a little too plain.

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“I think I want this!” I exclaimed. “Lets check out.” Maddy suggested.

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We walked to the cashier and set our purchase on the smooth counter.

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The lady carefully smoothed out all the wrinkles and set it in the bag.

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We took the bag, paid, and waved good bye. “Thank You!” we said in unity.

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That is the end of part 4! The next part is the finale. I am happy this series will be done and I can start a new exciting series! Well see you later,

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Home Sweet Home- Season 1 episode 3

 Finally its here!

  had an envelope. For me. And it said, “Dear Crystal Thomas, you have been formally accepted to join the competing gymnastics team. It is the Soaring Stars Gymnastics. It is a competing team aiming to go to the Olympics in 4 years. Practice is every day except Sunday. I hope to see you there, Coach Layla.” I screamed one last time.I ” can’t believe this Maddy!” I said.

She just smiled and then started giggling. “What’s so funny? Did you know?” I asked shocked. She nodded excitedly. “Mom signed you up.” She explained. “She did! Why?” I asked confused but very excited. “On your profile on the foster care site it said you always wanted to be on a team. It’s your early birthday present.” Explained Maddy. “Wow thanks!” I said.
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“Practice starts tomorrow, right?” I asked.  “Yep.” Said maddy. “And you know what that means?!?” She exclaimed. “What?” I said. “Leotard shopping!” She burst.

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Sorry this took SOOOO long do get up! I wonder if you guys forgot about this series. And also sorry its so short. The next one will be a little longer! Comment and like if you like this series. Bye!

Finally a post- An Apple Picking AG photo story

Hi guys! Finally a post. Let me explain. Well, school started. And that took up most of my time. Then there was homework. And this week my grandpa is visiting. But I could get this post in! It’s a story about Jackie going Apple picking.  Let’s get into it! (In Jackies point of view).

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I got out of the car, ready to pick some apples. I can’t wait for Grace to bake pie with them later!

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I hopped into the tractor that would take me to the orchard. This would be so much fun!

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I looked into the part I would be picking from. I finally spotted a tree I wanted to start with.

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I hopped up and grabbed an Apple. Mmm!

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I climbed up a tree, using my gymnast skills.

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A stood up and reached for an Apple.

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I started to climb out of the tree.

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Finally I got my last Apple. I couldn’t wait to eat the pie Grace would bake with it!

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Then, there was a little market at the orchard so I decided to get some honey.

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They also had pumpkin butter!

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I picked up the perfect pumpkin.

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Bye!

P.S. Here is the pie Grace baked when I got home:

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HSH Season 1 Episode 2

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I woke up late. Really late. At 10:00 AM! Everyone else was awake.

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I looked outside and saw Maddy taking out her bulldog to do his business. Miles was kicking a baseball.

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I went downstairs and saw Mom sitting on the couch sipping a mug of coffee while watching master chef.

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“Good morning.” I said to get her attention. “Oh hello, Crystal. I didn’t see you were up. How late did you stay up?” She said. “Oh we stayed up around midnight.” I said. She laughed. “What were you doing all that time?” “Oh, just reading.” I answered.   “So your a bookworm too?” She asked. “Yes. Me and Maddy are.” I answered. “Well Maddy is outside with meatloaf. Come inside if you’re hungry.” Mom instructed.

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I went outside. “Hi, Maddy!” I said. “Do like my dog, Meatloaf?” She asked. “Oh yes. He is a cutie.” I said.

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Meatloaf ran up to me and licked my cheek. “What do you like to do, Maddy?” I asked. “Well I like to read and bake. My favorite animal is a pig.” She said.

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She pointed to her piggy pjs.

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I looked down at my my ones with a grey shirt and orange shorts.

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“Awesome! I like to bake and I like gymnastics. I have always wanted to be on a team. And as you know I love reading.” I told her. “Cool! Gymnastics looks fun but I’m not flexible. We both like to read and bake!” She exclaimed. “Would you like to see our bakery?” She asked. I was shocked. “Your bakery?” I asked. I really think I’m gonna like it here. “Yes. My mom owns a French pastry shop. Come on, I will show you. First I have to ask Mom.”

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After she asked Mom she showed me down the block and to the bakery. “Here it is!” She pronounced. There was a stand with a tower of pastries, an oven and counter, a cupboard on the wall with desserts and a mini bakery model.

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“Wow…” I breathed. “This place is amazing! Can we bake?” I asked. “Of course!” Maddy answered. “What do you like to bake?” She asked. “I love making French pastries like baguettes and tartlets and macaroons.” I answered dreamily. “Well let’s start with a baguette” she said.

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Soon we had made a baguette and were eating it for breakfast.

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“Let’s go home now and get dressed for the day.” Maddy said after we finished eating. Home. Hopefully this home would last. Hopefully it will be home sweet home.

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When we got home we changed. Then the doorbell rang. “The mails here!” Yelled Maddy. I ran outside and grabbed the mail. The first letter had my name on the front.

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I tore open the envelope. Ahhh! I screamed.

-To be Continued-

Do you like it? Sorry it was late 😦

See you later!

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Home Sweet Home (HSH) Season 1 Episode 1

The long awaited HSH!


Cast:

Dad……….McKenna

Mom………Saige

Maddy………Jackie

Crystal……….Grace

Miles……….Kristoff


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I walked up to the door trailing along my luggage.

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I took a deep breath and knocked. I heard the yelling, “She is here! Everyone, come here!”

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Only a moment later the door swung open. A girl about my age with glasses and her mother who looked like her stood there along with the father wearing a plaid shirt with caramel  colored hair.

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Then running out from behind them stood a little boy who looked about seven. He walked right up to me and said, “I am Miles. My big sister is Maddy and she is your age. That is my mommy and daddy over there. You can call them Mrs. and Mr. Rey.”

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I stood there shocked how talkative he was. “Umm, hi. My name is Crystal. I guess you are my brother.” I started shyly. “Yes I am.” He replied.

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Then Mrs. Rey said, “We are happy to see you and we have been waiting for you. You can call me mom and your father ‘dad’.”

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Before I could reply, dad said, “Maddy will show you where you will be staying.” He eyed Maddy as if trying to tell her, “Bring her to your room.”

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Maddy caught that. “Follow me. We will share a big room.” She said.

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I followed her into the doorway and we appeared to be in the kitchen and living room. Then we walked up a staircase.

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We stood in a large room with two beds, an easel with painting supplies scattered around it, an armoire, a shelving unit that took place as a nightstand and a little flower pot.

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“You will sleep in this bed.” She started, pointing to the big one with a nightstand,

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“And I will sleep in this one.” She pointed to the one against the left wall.

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“The easel is mine and the rest of the things on the right side of your bed are yours.” She made clear.

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“Wow, thanks.” I said. “How old are you exactly?” I asked curiously. “Oh I am 11. How old are you?” She answered. “I am 10. Nice to know you.” I said trying to sound as excited as she was. I was a little shy but she seemed really nice. “Dinner!” Dad suddenly called. We giggled and scattered down the stairs.

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He was holding a picnic basket full of food and a blanket. “I decided we should have a picnic.” He said.

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After dinner, we brushed our teeth, said prayers, and then Miles went to sleep but me and Maddy read. We had one thing in common. We were crazy bookworms. At midnight we stopped reading. We fell fast asleep.
-To be continued-


Stay tuned for more next Saturday!

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Long Awaited….. Dollhouse Tour!

Hi guys! Finally, the long awaited….. DOLLLHOUSE!! I am so happy it is finally up. Here is a tour for you. Enjoy!

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Here is the grand overview.

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Here is the side yard. It is to the left of the house. It has a tree, scooter, some flowers and a mailbox.

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When we move to the right we start out with the downstairs. This is the living room and kitchen area.

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Over here we have a TV stand, books, a TV, and film thing. To the right we have a closet covered in doll sized flashlights.

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Here we hang the backpacks. They are all from build a bear.

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Here is the couch and side table with a bible and big sea shell.

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The other side table has sculpey clay, a phone and a typewriter. Moving on to the kitchen…

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Here is the table and chair. I made them- and they are Paris themed. Above is an AG Calendar.

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Here is the fridge.

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And here is a really cute oven and stove.

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Next is McKenna’s room. Sorry for the blurry photo.

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Here is a gymnastics hairstyle card.

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This is the bottom of her loft. She has her dogs, a HUGE my little pony collection and her AG doll.

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Next is the desk.

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Here is a closer view.

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Up top is her loft.

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On the head board she has two AG magazines, one AG catalogue, an OG catalogue, a gymnastics trophy and a Lego mp3 player.

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Next, back in the actual dollhouse building, is Saige and soon to be Grace’s room.

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As you can see it is right above the living room.

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On one side of the room Saige has posters and calendar.

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Here is Saige’s bed.

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On top of her bed she has some clay creations and artwork.

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Here is her dog, meatloaf.

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Here is her art easel.

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Moving on to Grace’s part of the room.

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On the end of the bed Grace has some flowers, bunny slippers and a trashcan.

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It says I ❤ Paris

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Hanging from the pole of her bed is her apron.

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This is her bed. The sleeping bag is from our generation and actually matches her bedspread from the movie pretty much perfectly!

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On the wall she has a decoration that says I ❤ Paris.

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Next she has a shelving unit that acts as a nightstand.

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On the top she has a lamp, alarm clock, cupcake photo holder and an Ipod. I actually made this look similar to the movie too.

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On the inside there is a laptop.

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On the bottom there are her baking supplies.

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This is her Armoire.

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This is the inside.

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Last but not least here is her little bakery with a poster above.

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Moving up is Jackie, Julie and Cecile’s room.

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On the end of Cecile’s bed there is a I ❤ Music and a trumpet.

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Her Cecile doll and Jackie’s Marie Grace doll are sitting.

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Here we have a bowl and pitcher and her cello music book.

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Now you can see the Cello and Vanity.

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Here is her bed.

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To the right is the nightstand.

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Jackie LOVES pigs, and she has an eraser pig, coffee, a photo clip with a J, and a picture of coconut.

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This is Julie’s doll Rebecca and a Lego Friends set.

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This is Julie’s dog spots.

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Here is Julie’s bed.

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Next to the bed is a Mine Craft cobblestone bock and detective gear.

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On the wall there is a kitten poster, a picture of California, and a California license plate.

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This is Jackie’s bed.

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This is a calendar.

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She has her necklace and a sleeping mask.

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This is the back of her bed.

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On back is a memory box and a book.

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This is the roof.

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Are you enjoying so far?

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On to the last section of the house.

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Isabelle’s room…

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First there is a cat in a little scratching post.

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On her bed there is another cat, a bunny plushie and her AG doll.

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On the wall there is a poster and mirror.

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In the corner she has a trunk and large human ballet slipper.

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Here she has a armoire with a ballet design. On top she has a sewing machine and a nutcracker.

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To the left she has a nightstand with her highlights.

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The wall.

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Last is a large poster on the wall.

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To the side is a little storage area.

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Moving upstairs.

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Last but not least Elsa and Anna’s Room!

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Elsa’s bed.

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The flooring.

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A random side table.

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Anna’s bed.

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And a white board.

That’s it! Confused? Well here are some overview pictures:

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The building…

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The lawn…

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Thanks for reading! I do not have Grace, but I am hoping to get her very soon!

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