Laura Ingalls Wilder- The Doll

When I was a little girl, I wanted to be Laura Ingalls. I wanted to be her so badly I called my Mom “Ma” and my Daddy “Pa” and I pretended that I was her.  I was even her for Halloween.  All I wanted for Christmas was a doll that looked like Laura. I wished with ALL MY HEART for  this doll, but we were poor-  and my parents couldn’t afford her.

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I did have and read every one of the Little House books.  Over and over- I escaped to the Little House in the Big Woods, to the Shores of Silver Lake, and eventually, to Plum Creek.   Losing myself into those books were the perfect escape.  Later, as I grew older, I spent special time, just my Mom and I, snuggled together on the couch watching  the TV series with Michael Landon and Melissa Gilbert.   I still wanted to be Laura. I wanted to smack Nelly Olsen and  eventually, I wanted to  marry Almanzo, too.


I never did get my Laura doll.  BUT THEN–  I found it.  The Laura Ingalls Wilder Doll by The Queens Treasures!

I was very lucky that they sent me a doll to review, and yes, I did squeal like a 7 year old when the box came.  I dropped everything and opened the box right then and there.

Isn’t she BEAUTIFUL!

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Laura comes dressed in her sweet nightgown and night cap- and with CHARLOTTE- her ragdoll!   She also has a quilt and pillow.  She has nicely braided hair and a sweet smile.   This is no flimsy doll- she’s very well made and  ready to hold up to years of playing. She’s 18″ and is just the right size to play with other dolls.

The Queens Treasures put together a Laura Ingalls Wilder Doll Collection- and it’s FULL of awesome stuff!  There’s a covered Wagon that the family used to travel West- and Ponies to pull it!  There are all kinds of  accessories for  the wagon, and even JACK THE BRINDLE BULLDOG.

 

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Be still my heart.

Jack.   I love Jack.  I even remember crying when I read that poor Jack died peacefully in The Shores of Silver Lake

I need Jack.  

In fact, I NEED the whole collections now, and and you can get it, too!  YOU can win  it ALL  on the  The Little House On The Prairie webpage where you can win THE WHOLE SET!

GO ENTER, hurry!  You can have Laura in your own house!

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You should really check out the Little House website- there is a lot to see! There are historical articles and timelines and all manner of great things about Little House. I love the Lifestyle page –  the have so many great things to share- like popcorn balls! 

I might be 46 years old, but I have already asked Santa  for Jack and maybe those ponies. I will probably name them Pat and Patty.   And I know I’ll love them!

Do your children love the Little House on the Prairie?  Would they love this set?  GO ENTER!

Also, I’ll be sharing Laura and my adventures on my Instagram page: WendyDelMonte.  Follow along.

 

I was provided a review sample of the Laura doll- but all opinions are my own and I am completely and totally in love with her already.

 

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