Thursday, January 15, 2015

American Girl Doll and Paperback Book - Grace, the 2015 Girl of the Year - I'm Giving One Away!

When you were ten, did you look forward to summer vacation? Did you make plans for your summer, or just relax and see what the summer held for you? Well, Grace, the Girl of the Year Doll for 2015 from American Girl, is a planner and she was busy making plans for the summer when something happens and her plans end up changing! 

American Girl Doll and Paperback Book - Grace, the 2015 Girl of the Year Doll
From - American Girl Dolls
Ages - 8+

Favorite Features -
  • 18" Grace doll has really pretty blue eyes which open and close
  • I was happy to see the sprinkling of freckles on Grace's nose
  • Doll has long dark-brown hair with sideswept bangs and a tiny accent braid. 
  • She has a huggable cloth body, with movable head and limbs made of vinyl. 
  • Girls can "get to know" Grace with the Grace paperback book which is included wiht the doll
  • Grace is dressed in a cute outfit: a white top with a sparkly Paris graphic, a pink skirt with a black bow on the front, a charm bracelet, gray ankle boots with gathered straps and bows on the sides and pink underwear'
American Girl says;; "This enthusiastic girl loves to bake with friends and invent new recipes. Then a trip to Paris inspires her to try new things - including turning her passion for baking into a business. Will she learn the best way to succeed?" 

I like Grace. She is a lovely doll and the story which goes along with her is one which will challenge girls to not give up and encourage them to recognize what is really important in their lives!

I'm extremely happy to have the opportunity to not only let you know about Grace, but to also give one away (USA only)! If you live in the USA, are over the age of 18 and would like to be included in the drawing for Grace - which will be on May 24, 2015 (during my Month of Birthday Give-Aways), please comment below to let me know what your summers were like when you were ten! My family had a house on a lake where we spent our summers. There were woods behind the house, so between swimming in the lake and playing in the woods climbing stump fences, my summers were busy and fun!

In addition, you will receive additional entries if you have followed on Google+, Google Friend Connect, followed by liking on facebook with the tab at this link (not just liking the post) and/or have followed grandma's cookie jar by email. For each of these which you have done you will receive one entry for a total of ten for this post. In addition, if you "share" this post, you'll receive an additional entry (please let me know if you share). This will help me be able to draw names from among people who would like to win American Girl Doll and Paperback Book - Grace, the 2015 Girl of the Year doll and it gives you several ways to enter the give-away!

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  1. We spent our summers riding bikes around the neighborhood and playing outside. Such a great giveaway, thanks for the chance :-)

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  3. My sister and bikes were the best times in the summer when I was 10. Following on facebook, GFC, Google +. and through emails. Thank you for a great giveaway.

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  4. My summers at ten was filled with playing in the woods with my brothers and friends and of course having 3 brothers we played a lot of war and cowboys and Indians it was a ton of fun! of course we also played a lot of hide and seek!

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  10. There is a park across the street from my parents that my brothers and I used to 'live' at in the summer! We always played baseball with all the neighborhood kids and would play in the playground.

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  12. How Lovely! I loved summertime spent with my 7 siblings and 4 cousins. We'd gather several times a week at grandma's and spend the day in the woods and fields around her house. I miss those carefree days!

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  13. I spent my summer riding my bike and having picnics. Also playing kick the can. I follow on Facebook and email.

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  15. My summer spent when I was ten was spent in Greece. My parents sent me and my sister there every summer to visit with family and I have many sweet memories there.

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  16. I am following on Google Plus too!

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  20. We spent the summer going swimming and camping at the lake as often as we could.

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  21. I miss those days when I was young, fishing, swimming and playing with the animals on our farm. I also loved riding my bike and taking walks in the woods and down by the creek. Wish that I could go back, one more time. Thanks for this wonderful sweet giveaway! Paula C. (tenderninnie@aol.com)

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  30. I used to stay with my cousins. They were the happiest of my childhood memories.

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  31. Summers meant riding my bike and swimming at the pool!
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  32. I used to attend a local daycamp with my twin and spend weekends playing with neighborhood buddies

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  42. I used to spend summers visiting my grandparents who lived by a lake.

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  43. During the summer of my tenth year, we went to Gatlinburg, TN and spent a year there. Such fun! The rest of the summer, I would spend it with my neighbor. We would ride our bikes around the neighborhood or go rollerskating at the local rink.
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  51. My summers when I was ten were AWESOME! We would go to the beach and spend most of the day there. If we weren't at the beach, we were playing outside with the neighborhood kids with not a care in the world.

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  57. When I was ten, we spent summers in a horseback riding club. We would have parades on many weekends, and shows. It was a lot of work, but fun as well! Thank you for the wonderful giveaway! girlygirlugh at gmail dot com

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  65. When I was 10 I spent my summer playing in the tree house my father built in the backyard for my sister and I. We had so much fun outside.

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  66. when I was a kid I would spend my summers caping and just in joying the swimming and all difent kinds of things

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  67. we would go to yogi bear campgrounds and go camping for a week in upstate New York!

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  68. going to the park nearby, mostly...and eating from the ice cream truck there

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  69. I grew up on a small dairy, livestock, and grain farm in Iowa. We milked cows twice a day. In between "batches" of cows milking I would toss a baseball on the barn roof and practice catching as it came down. I also jumped rope, danced, or read books. The best part was being outdoors in the summer time to watch every sunset. As an adult I realize now how blessed my childhood was!

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  72. When I was ten, we lived on a farm and spent the summer making and stacking square haybales for our dairy farm.

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  73. My favorite memory from when I was ten is learning how to sew. When I was ten years old in the 1962, I asked all my neighbors for fabric and my mom taught me to hand sew a Nine Patch Block. Mom helped me put all the blocks together and Dad built a quilt frame. The best part is the whole family helped quilt, including my 2 older brothers. Lots of sore fingers later, we had a finished quilt and the best part is that I still have it today. Good memories!!
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  78. I love Grandmas cookie Jar, I found you on facebook! I got creative the other day.....1 graham cracker crust, 1 layer bakery cream, next layer sliced banana, now chocolate pudding, final layer peanut butter pie....chocolate ganache drizzle. Taste like banana pudding only better!

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  79. I would love to win Miss Grace also, I have several young ladies that would like to visit Grandma`s and learn to bake with her.

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  80. We spent our summer riding bikes.
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  82. outside playing all day or playing with baby dolls, riding bikes

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  85. My summer when I was ten was spent at my grandmother's house all day swimming with my cousins and eating Popsicles.

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  91. When I was a kid, my aunt rented a cottage on silver lake for us. We filled our days with swimming, playing on the sand dunes, and riding bumper boats. At night we chased fireflies and roasted marshmallows on the beach.
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  93. When I was 10, we spent our summers with my grandparents camping by the lake
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  94. When I was 10, my family went on vacation to knots berry farm and the beach.

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  95. We did a lot of local things during the summer when I was a kid (usually staying in Michigan) but we went to all sorts of fun things. One thing we always did was go to Mackinaw for a few days and enjoy the car show up there. I have many fond memories of those trips. I also got to spend a week each summer at my Aunt Pat's house, and that was a great time too. I try to keep some of those things going with my daughter and hubby! I follow on Facebook, and my daughter would adore this doll. She has a Walmart version (which she calls her American doll), but to have the real thing - the doll would go to all these great places with us!! Thanks for all of these great opportunities!

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  96. I shared this post.
    Summers we spent riding horses, working in my Dad's garden, and hanging out in the field behind our house. Great memories of fun summers!

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  97. When I was ten, we helped on the farm during the summer. We carried irrigation pipe through the fields, rogued and detasseled the corn. Driving the tractor was fun --- but summers meant work for my family. I do remember hiding behind the well house and eating tons of mulberries.

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  98. My summers were typically spent outside. We lived in a very small city and a lot of us kids would play from dawn to dusk.

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  101. I went swimming most days at the local pool when I was ten!

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