Monday, June 25, 2018

No More Dollies?


I will not buy any more dolls.

I will not buy any more dolls.

I will not buy any more dolls.

But I just did.


You know how collections go. You add to them throughout the
years but there comes a point when you have to stop.

That's about the point I had reached with the doll collection.




However......ah hem.....a few weeks ago, two little beauties caught my eye in a Goodwill thrift store. They didn't come home with me on that trip.

However, during a stop in the same store most recently, I looked to see if the babes were still there and they were. 


 That was my signal that it was meant to be for them to get a new home.

The  pink darling stood inside a glass cabinet and appeared very clean and neat.

Turquoise beauty needed her clothes to be completely washed. She got a good scrubbing, too, and a hair wash.



Okay, so I'm getting older. Many people have told me we should be downsizing, not accumulating more.

Who cares?  I love the new dollies and haven't got a single regret over buying them.



Maybe some day I will pass them on to a little girl who will love them as much as I do, but not yet.



DO YOU HAVE COLLECTIONS YOU CONTINUE TO ADD TO?

8 comments:

Linda @ A La Carte said...

I so add to some of my collections. I figure if I enjoy it then do it!!

diane stetson said...

I only collect refrigerator magnets. I have tons of them but I still get one whenever I'm in a new place I've never been before.

Chatty Crone said...

You might have a couple little ones to share with one day.

So Susan after that big move about 3 years ago - that didn't happen - I really broke my house up. Got rid of so many things - to different people - and things.

I would say now my biggest collection is aqua pieces all over the house. I don't have one room - and I have a lot of rooms - that don't have a couple of pieces of aqua something in it.

Red Rose Alley said...

It's hard to pass on these sweet faces, isn't it? The dolls appear to be in great shape. And with a good cleaning, even better. aaahhh, that one with the BIG BLUE EYES!

I do have a collection of miniature things, and it seems to be growing hehehe.

love, ~Sheri

TARYTERRE said...

what sweet dolls. glad you brought them home.

kate steeper said...

ive had to reach a compromise ...im now buying dolls knitting patterns

Simple and serene living Laura Walker said...

I'm making myself downsize things, but it is hard to give up our collections. I think if you love something and you have room for it in your life then you should have no regrets. xo Laura

Linda O'Connell said...

Every time I see a cute one, I think of you. Love the turquoise one. I wish I could visit your home. Imagine it is a smile a minute.

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