Happy birthday, Melody!

In all the chaos of the holidays, Melody’s birthday snuck up on me! And strangely enough, I know multiple people who were born on the 31st or the 1st who have this same complaint. Sorry, Melody! But I did remember in time and even managed to snap some photos in the midst of a crazy busy weekend.

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Melody just joined the family this year, so I don’t have a deep well of photos of her. I was excited and hopeful as soon as the rumors started about a Civil Rights doll, long overdue. When actual pictures of her surfaced, I was in love! I saved for her and her stuff for so long, so when a friend and I went to the store the weekend of her launch, I was able to come away with a good portion of her world.

I really love the Sonali mold and I think Melody is just adorable. She’s also probably the coolest of the historical dolls. I loved her books as well –she’s a sweet, enjoyable character who tries hard. The Amazon movie… not so much. I watched it curled up with my Melody only to be heavily disappointed by such egregious changes from the books.

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Considering Melody is living in Detroit, girl needs some warmer clothes, and I haven’t done much yet in the vein of sewing for her. But I will! She looks cute in just about anything you put her in. I can’t get enough of her in her little New Years/birthday dress.

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I’m so happy to have her in the family, and hopefully by next year will have a little bit more substance for her birthday post! I’d hoped it would at least snow and I could get pictures of her outside but no such luck. I’ll probably do another shoot with her soon once she’s in her PJs, just because she’s such a cutie.

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Happy birthday, Melody!

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