Welcome to American Girl Place Los Angeles……The Grove

Located in The Grove, one of California’s premier shopping destinations, our Los Angeles store features girls’ favorite shops, private dining, and so much more.”

Well, I went here this weekend. Let me tell you, it IS the place to be if you have girls. I had never been to this store before. I was quite shocked. It was a bit disturbing for me. The place is loaded with dolls. They all have names. They all have a book that comes with them and tells you all about them. They come from all walks of life. They all have different outfits to compliment their era. They are loaded down with all kinds of furniture for THEM. Their items cost more than those I would use!!! They have bath tubs, strollers, desks, horses, guitars, bedroom sets, tea sets, kitchen appliances, makeup centers, you name it…they carry it. I wish I were the owner of this store!!! How do they make the money to cover the rent? We figure it cost them about $150,000 a month for the rent!!! I can only imagine the profit this place makes. The dolls cost about $5.00 to make, but they sell them for over $100.00 each.!! My friends daughter has 5. All of her school mates have about the same, or more! Wow, crazy huh?

We had a very nice dinner there. They gave each table a birthday cake and extra treats for the birthday girl. It cost my friend $35.00 each for the kids and $24.00 each for the adults. I think my friend spent quite a bit this year for her daughter’s birthday! We all had fun. We all got to spend time together. My friend is not ever going to do this again, so once is fine. We had a lot of smiles from the girls. That made it all worth it.

Afterwards we walked around The Grove. It is a real happening place. Lots of places to eat. Lots of activity in the streets. Lots of great shopping. Lots of coffee places. They are also near the Farmer’s Market. I was exhausted when I got home, but I was very glad I went. It was very nice of my friend to include us in the celebration.

If you are ever in LA, be sure to visit The Grove.

Believe in Yourself;

Luisa

DO YOU HAVE A SEPTEMBER BIRTHDAY… LIKE ME??

MY FAMILY SINGING TO ME????????????
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Just stopping in to wish myself a HAPPY BIRTHDAY! It is on September 5th! I plan on spending the day relaxing, eating out with my family, and going to see some movies. I purchased my own birthday gifts, which makes it easier for me. I usually have to return what my family gets me! They always get the wrong size or color. They also have weird taste in stuff! LOL I bought myself a new outfit, a new jacket, makeup, lipstick, and of course…a new purse! Yes, I got it from Coach again! LOL I am also doing the lunch rounds with all my friends. We treat each other to lunch on our birthdays. We also catch up on the “gossip” in the circle! LOL I manage to gain a few pounds because I get sung HAPPY BIRTHDAY sooooo many times! LOL I am happy to be celebrating another birthday. It means I am alive and well! Hope you are all doing wonderful and exciting things! I am getting so many positive things done. I miss you all! Stay well and happy! Don’t forget to visit me on my other blog.

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Believe in Yourself;

Luisa Doraz

HAPPY “APRIL” BIRTHDAY to YOU***a new one EVERY DAY!!!!

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Here is a special birthday wish to “all” of you out there with APRIL birthdays!!! Make it a fantastic one!
Many, many more!!

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Believe in Yourself;

Luisa Doraz