Teddy bear| Minifee Doll

Starting business in 1941, the Verna Toy Company was a producer of dolls and stuffed animals under the ownership of Eva Barnett. Stuffed animals were first created by the company in 1948, when Arthur Eaton took it over. The first stuffed animals were made of mohair, with five joints, glass eyes and kapok (excelsior) filling. […]

Puerto Rican Wedding Traditions| Minifee Doll

A wedding is a joyous celebration and that is no different in Puerto Rico. There are some traditions that are associated with a conventional Puerto Rican marriage. One of these traditions is the offering to the couple of a drink called coffee with milk and it is served in coconut cups. the bride’s bouquet Bridal […]

Have we adults forgotten the true meaning of Christmas?| Minifee Doll

Every Christmas, I debate what to get my niece, Ayana. I say this because Ayana is a girl who has been given almost everything she asks for every Christmas. At the age of three, her parents bought her a Barbie Jeep. At four she bought him a 25-inch color television. At five she bought a […]

Barbie games for girls| Minifee Doll

Barbie is the love and passion of almost every girl. Dollhouses, dressing rooms, kitchen, makeup items and all those things of a doll are part of a teenager’s dream. Just as the saying goes that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, in the same way a doll is a cute girl’s best childhood companion. Times […]

Madness for wooden toys| Minifee Doll

Classic toys have always been a parent’s favorite. We love the nostalgia of seeing our children play with the same things we do. Simple toys, such as the hula hoop, balls, and yo-yos, have been consistently popular for many decades. These classics go through waves of popularity and always hold a special place in many […]

The never-ending appeal of action figures| Minifee Doll

The beginning In a sense, action figures have been around as long as other toys. Officially, the first action figure was GI Joe, produced in February 1964 by Hasbro. Seen as Hasbro’s response to the popularity of Barbie dolls, with all their clothing and accessories, GI Joe was aimed at the male side of the […]

The dolls of the Armand Marseille Doll Company| Minifee Doll

Popularly known as one of the best makers of bisque head dolls, the Armand Marseille Company was manufacturing from 1885 to 1950 in Thuringia, Germany. The brainchild of the company was Herman, the son of an architect and born in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1856. His family immigrated to Germany after 1860. Herman then bought […]

Collectible Dolls – Cabbage Patch Kids| Minifee Doll

In this series of articles on collectible dolls we are going to start by reviewing one of the most famous collectible dolls of all time, the Cabbage Patch Kids. If you’re old, or maybe not that old, you remember the Cabbage Patch Kids. What you probably don’t know is what happened to these once popular […]

Is Key West haunted? A brief history of the paranormal in paradise| Minifee Doll

Key West is a city known for being very active during the day, and even busier during the evening hours… But did you know that some people believe that Key West really *comes alive* in those little hours in death ? of the night…? The residents of this town are quite familiar with the stories […]

Bellabelle’s unique miniature art dolls| Minifee Doll

Created by British artisan Julie Campbell, the miniature dolls are handcrafted down to the finest detail. Each piece is unique in which one can collect their creations and develop their favorite scenes. Some collectors even commission Julie to craft specific themes, like from the movies or perhaps characters from a favorite book of hers. She […]