Springtime.

Spring is my favorite time of the year. It is like a weight lifts, and the landscape opens up. I can walk just anywhere across the fields without piles of snow, or hight grass that I have to keep out of because the farmers will harvest it later […]

A little helper.

Spring is a time when there is lots to do in the garden. There are leafs everywhere from last fall, and plants that have withered under the snow. Maybe some that mice have gotten to as well. Thumbelina has been a really good little helper. She brought out […]

Things to do for Easter.

With the holidays upon us and lots of quiet days to fill with wonder, the kids luckily have a love for books. They all cuddled up close to the fire, even the cat and the pup. They all picked up their favorites, and for a while it was […]

Catching Snowflakes

It has been an unusually dark polar night, with no snow at all. Now the Sun has finally returned and the days are growing lighter. I brought Signe outside to get some fresh air and to greet the Sun welcome. In theses parts it is tradition to let […]

After the photoshoot

After a time consuming photoshoot there will be lots of time to unwind. Everyone is still in their Holiday outfits looking their best, but this is when the real fun happens. You might have noticed the big dragon in the group picture in my last post. He is […]

Posing

This is a little basic for experienced BJD collectors, but one of the fun things about BJDs is their ability to pose naturally. Posing depends on how the joints are made. All the kinds of dolls that I have been able to collect are made a little differently. […]

A Happy Place

We have come a long way here at the “orphanage” since Thumbelina was a lone little girl. There is always someone to play with, and most have been reunited with siblings and cousins. There are lots of books and toys, and plenty of space if you need a […]