new healthy man reviews clomid clomiphene citrate buy cytotec online kaufen enterococcus susceptible cipro lumigan generic equivalent augmentin tabletki 1 0 cena renagel vs renvela desogestrel vs norgestimate claritin 3.00 coupon viagra delivery france metoprolol succ er 25mg levitra kaufen vorkasse buy alli online cheap uk cipro bay tablete donepezil hcl 10 mg side effects online payday loans instant approval no faxing my cialis online amoxicillin 500 mg side effects doxycycline use in elderly tamoxifen side effects weight loss buy nolvadex forum viagra fepblue cost buy accutane cream in canada best cash advance earthbound trading company online difference between term loan and line of credit lexapro 10 mg afbouwen erythromycin ethylsuccinate canada acheter viagra en ligne kamagra oral jelly india online is online viagra real parcopa orally disintegrating loratadine need cash advance direct deposit into your account alendronate sodium fosamax get nizoral cream nolvadex online australia propranolol overdose dosage average wholesale price viagra ginette 35 tablet and intercourse fixime 400 mg tablet wellbutrin sale buy genuine priligy dutasteride or finasteride side effects xenical barcelona pharmacy erythromycin pledgets usp 2 cytotec tabletas presentacion cipro mg dosage for uti doxycycline bangkok price ventolin hfa coupon 2013 kamagra 100mg erfahrungsbericht lisinopril cost effectiveness order antibiotics cream periactin pills chapter 17 credit records and laws vocab minoxidil for women does it work order viagra pills dyazide 37.5 25 cap buy synthroid 112 mcg free extenze ingredients viagra in bangalore buy viagra pill prise cialis 20mg cialis shipped us diovan valsartan 40mg costo priligy mexico how often can you request a free credit report generic cialis wholesalers credit experian login pharmacy no prescription haldol suscription viagra vigrande 100 cheap branded cialis best lenders for car loans with bad credit buy rogaine extra strength online nizoral anti-dandruff shampoo doxycycline 100mg bronchitis best rated generic viagra site propranolol stops blushing buy 12.5 mg lasix wellbutrin causes itching kamagrafast costco diclofenac tablets zoloft versus lexapro cheap lexapro 10 mg phamacy online about metformin drug improve your how long does it take to raise credit score 200 points wellbutrin 450 mg weight loss diabecon prospect mortgage online payday loan lenders no telecheck buy avodart for hair loss online online cash advances no credit check secnidazole for giardia lipitor cost costco pharmacies in windsor find my credit score free india cialis generico brasil flonase over the counter printable coupon mortgage loans with bad credit and zero down zithromax illegal customs charga plate credit token nolvadex pills cycle accutane get rid of acne permanently real viagra for sales tylenol pm propecia best online mg cytotec viragra with noprescription imitrex at generic celebrex india zenerx side effects starcef capsule machine cialis 10mg or 20mg liquid zithromax online generic viagra aust obtaining a how to check credit report for free salvation army lexington ky augmentin oral tablet proscar price walgreens doxycycline capsules sinusitis ketorolac ophthalmic solution cost buy cialis in israel esomeprazole buy cheap viagra alternative usa diflucan no prescription needed no prescription metformin promethazine 25 mg drowsiness propranolol uses anxiety viagra buy on line purchase alli pill drug levitra china sale canadarx drugscapoten will malarone treat gonorrhea carprofen 100 mg tablets fair credit reporting act disclosure and authorization dermizol crema xnxx viagra tablet xenical buy philippines topamax side effects migraine tribulus ou clomid cholesterol lowering diet plan mayo clinic septra ds side effects viagra cause migraines online levitra buy celebrex street drug 3 credit bureau addresses citrate synthase reaction costo del xenical anafranil dosage for depression clomid online purchase generic paxil good diltiazem cd 240 mg capsule buscar doxycycline monohydrate tetracycline susceptible organisms free credit report no sign up required furosemide tablet dosage buy priligy dapoxetine from india how to find credit score canada urticaire sous augmentin stanozolol side effects depression real viagra pills get cialis without aprescription prednisone 20mg buy wellbutrin 150 mg faydalari meclizine hydrochloride tablets xenical 120 mg pl nexium plus alcohol canadian pharmacy viagra generic acyclovir capsules indian viagra cialis price celexa 10mg zyban side effects wellbutrin metformin nausea pcos approved european online pharmacy apothekenpreis viagra 50 mg local credit repair agency reviews free yearly annual credit report uk white viagra online buying celebrex from mexico promethazine no prescription cash advance loans in monroeville pa lisinopril 10 mg pink celebrex bleeding disorders valtrex price mexico viagra ireland pfizer viagra publicidad on linepharmacy doxycycline for dogs side effects canadian pharmacy zovirax equifax free credit score sign in discount tadalifil getting viagra in canada where to get a credit weather report in redding ca viagra canada that except master card viagra for womencheap daily cialis buy cialis one a day 133 discount levitra on line valtrex 1000mg filmtabletten levitra not workimg prednisone effects tinnitus viagra legal verkaufen phenergan misuse jasmine rice recipe ideas buy abilify no prescription evista for osteoporosis citalopram side effects medications fish tetracycline 500mg credit repair franchises under $5000 provigil weight loss side effects buy prozac uk cost of generic lipitor at walgreens orlistat over the counter from canada pfizer closing stock price today cheapest strattera online usages for viagra periactin amazon online cash advances in facts about the state of georgia pain pills online pharmacy sureway supermarket grand isle free credit check companies cheapest cilais uk cytotec tabletas presentacion lisinopril dose adjustment prednisone 20mg where to buy albendazole for dogs buspar effective anxiety streptococcus pyogenes augmentin zovirax tabletten packungsbeilage ritalin lawsuit 2015 how far back can i how can i check my credit history coumadin diet restrictions list zovirax for cold sores how can you get a loan with bad credit prilosec side effects omeprazole side effects plavix 6 months fosamax side effects osteoporosis drug how long to repair credit score after bankruptcy safest place to buy ed medicens health canada cipro tylenol side effects liver yasmin pill 3 months amoxil dogs australia differin cream 0.1 where can i buy cefalexin online discount pharmacy cialis protonix price generic wellbutrin mental confusion clomid lowest price valtrex caplets 500mg buy doxycycline pills online withdrawal symptoms of prilosec zithromax pfizer pdf generic levitra cheapest maxolon drug medicationmaxolonemedameds celebrex street drug canada med no scrips buy promethazine w codeine syrup online ramipril side effects doctor green kamagra dangerous ampicillin 250 mg for dogs get your credit rating free cefaclor 500 mg side effects can you snort mobic 7 5 kamagra wholesale manufacturers black people far forehead best erectile dysfunction supplements cymbalta india beprogel lotion making prednisone causing dementia mobicox 15 mg mexico cialis 40mg professional for sale cheap free credit report uk fucidine 250 mg posologie purchasing colchicine from mexico elomet ointment mometasone furoate buy cheap valtrex without rx over the counter asthma inhalers cheapest viagra prices quick business loans no credit checks isotretinoin 2010 tramadol for dogs 50 mg amoxil 500 mg tablets mg bactrim ds alfuzosin hydrochloride uses nolvadex for sale in usa india tamsulosin credit protection association paycpa mg propranolol requip drug interactions buy macrobid without prescription lisinopril unlabeled uses erythromycin creme india finasteride 1mg india terbutaline for priapism viagra 100 rezeptfrei bestellen avapro 300 mg price viagra stock prices uk experian credit report 2 wellbutrin 50 mg sr wellbutrin clinical uses bactrim causing siadh avana at the rim san antonio texas buy viagra glasgow valtrex price at walmart priligy price baclofen 10 mg tabletsbaclofenebactrim skelaxin 800 dosage zyrtec prices walmart viagra cost walgreens elavil medication for nerve pain medrol steroid pack for migraines true meds canada percocet withdrawal symptoms how long amoxicillin for sinus infection and bronchitis amoxil 500 mg for dogs cytotec sale online prednisone 50mg dosage viagra pill house viagra tablets urdo viagra in usa overnight canadian how do credit repair companies work vigrx side effects doctor pill priligy purchase antibiotics for pneumonia treatment 500 viagra tablets compazine without prescription provincial credit ratings in canada lexapro versus citalopram what does generic cipro look like buy cheap zaditor antihistamine eye drops quinine side effects with asthma relafen 750 mg cozaar side effects disgrasil orlistat 120mg espaol misoprostol for miscarriage failed generic viagra online india buy levitra overnight shipping avalide recalls lisinopril drug tolerance 500mg glucophage xr luvox medication forums clomid menopause non prescription metformin augmentine online 1st pharmacy store indocin generic doxycycline 40 mg generic 150 mg synthroid too much how to see your get my how to check your credit score for free omifin tablets dosage spiriva inhaler capsule prednisone 50 mg insomnia is metformin vegetarian ciproxin 250mg check your credit movie rating quiz cataflam suspension dosis nios avelox antibiotic treatment patients nexium boots cost wellbutrin personality disorder glucophage discount card where can i buy celebrex solution zyrtec side effects acyclovir blue pill steroids prenisone by mail flagyl 500 coupon code for cialis non prescription celbrex prednisone without food apotheke_cialis_schweiz bactrim 400 mg dosage buy cialis propecia usage rogaine canada ordering guaranteed bad credit loans quick price of viagra 100 cialis et prescription coupon nexium 40 mg cialis price average buy cialis now lipitor cost cvs cost of cialis per pill walmart zithromax used buy viagra bangkok buy wellbutrin sr no rx dapoxetine online purchase usar viagra corretamente buy zithromax online usa check credit history canada free health care levita online coumadin blood thinner and alcohol commander roaccutane 40 mg national experian credit report contact number thuoc nexium 40 mg 10mg prednisone taper what is the best place to get a loan with bad credit tryptizol 10mg uses for coconut loxeva and ear infection starlix 120 mg side effects lexapro generic cost at walmart furosemide generic available achat pills montreal advair get in cheap cheap duloxetine cialis fc cyprus wellbutrin 75 mgs generic levitra walmart price of 10 cialis effectiveness lexapro 20mg precio levitra mircette generic reviews moody's credit rating wiki vistaril medication for sleep viagra generico 25 cost propecia walgreens ovral generic doxycycline without rx motrin side effects ibuprofen mayo clinic buy terbinafine pills online motilium side effects in babies buying zopiclone sleeping pills online clomid calculator online augmentin tablet ilacabak bad credit cash advance loan benazepril 10 mg prices venlafaxine hcl er 37.5mg for chronic pain order paxil lotrel 5 20 prices cialis 2.5 mg experience tricor medication for high triglycerides acyclovir dosage 500 mg synthroid over the counter erythromycin suspension discontinued buy 500 mg doxycycline elocon mometasone furoate percocet vs vicodin for pain generic cialis side effects supreme suppliers in india manfaat prednisone 5 mg flunitrazepam online pharmacy india prozac and alcoholism cialis name india maxifort zimax sildenafil reviews levitra 40 mg best price hydrochlorothiazide recreational use 1000 mg cipro intravenous zoloft drugged feeling free valtrex prescription cialis 25mg image macrodantin side effects doctor citalopram hydrobromide 20 mg tablet credit credit score report sample thailand generic viagra prednisone and pregnancy asthmapresriptionprimamedics bugiardino lasix 25 mg order genuine cialis ditropan side effects diarrhea viagra bonus pack viagra online home bactroban cream uses doctor no prescription zocor doxycycline al 100 mg betnovate n cream buy onlinebiorezonanta fluoxetine 20 mg no prescription amoxil amoxicilina suspension cobra viagra 150 mg topamax recall attorney roll the credits lyrics meaning prednisone 8 pills get clomid pharmacy augmentin tablets size viagra distributors australia viagra medicare nausea wellbutrin sr trazodone (desyrel) 50 mg how to how to repair my credit quickly oxytrol india canada starting a credit repair company motrin 800 ibuprofen identification que pastilla es mejor viagra o cialis augmentin suspension dosis zyprexa withdrawal symptoms nausea motilium online uk satl levitra 20 mg nexium prices usa cialis kaufen ohne rezept zithromax us pharmacy drinking prednisone 20 mg experian login resweb passkey viagra turkey pharmacy prevacid vs nexium side effects buy propecia merk ranigast ulotka real cialis estatus legal depression drugs lexapro cialis 60 mg online hbv medications on sale cialis erfahrungen 5mg 108 buy cialis online using echeck eu online pharmacy fluconazole xanax addiction and withdrawal symptoms
Home Articles
Conversing over Coffee: A blogger pours out her heart about dolls and caffeine.
Courtesy of wallpaperswa.com, this barista blends two of my favorite things: coffee and dolls!
“Coffee, tea, or me?” Alexander’s Cissette doll channels the uniform and attitude of a Pan Am 1960s stewardess.
Titled “Diner Diva,” this Madame Alexander offering had a tongue-in-cheek reference to America’s most famous waitress, Mildred Pierce.
Did Mildred sacrifice too much in buying her bratty daughter everything? The onetime waitress becomes a successful businesswoman, but at what price?
Pouring all of those cups of joe jolted Mildred to the top! Noel Cruz works his magic with this repaint.
A Silkstone original, Barbie dons a waitress uniform and fills it splendidly.
Barbie looks like the kind of dame who would be talking to gumshoes and gun molls in a film noir diner scene!
Welcome to the “Coffin Bean,” a Monster High coffeehouse play set.
Termed “Reliable Miku Suppliers,” these two Anime waitresses are leggy and inviting.
Located on popscreen is this colorful doll who likes her coffee in an enormous cup!
Coffee or tea? Both brews have their fans. Here, a pack of pixies pose around a small cup. Part of the Fairie Project, found on Pinterest.
One of my favorite outfits from the Ashton-Drake Gene collection! The 1940s screen siren was ultra chic in her “Iced Coffee” ensemble.
Courtesy of wallpaperswa.com, this barista blends two of my favorite things: coffee and dolls!
01/12 
start stop bwd fwd

 

There are two things I am very passionate and serious about: my coffee and my dolls. Like an outspoken NRA advocate, I firmly believe that you’ll have to pry my fourth cup of coffee out of my cold, dead hands! Yep, I’ve always managed to tune out the naysayers in my office that would grouse about coffee being the root cause for all evil health issues: hypertension, high blood pressure, insomnia, indigestion, bad breath, bad ulcers . . . you get the picture!

So, imagine my discomfort when the airwaves were overstuffed this week with reports on how coffee is a killer—not a silent killer, mind you, but a deadly force that has been percolating on our stoves and in our Keurigs for decades.

Naturally, such a wide-sweeping proclamation makes for good radio and TV, and experts have had to backpedal from the original declaration, however. They are now maintaining that maybe it’s not the coffee that is the killer but rather the “coffee lifestyle”: people staring down deadlines, staying up late cranking out term papers, driving or flying long stretches at a time, and just generally forcing themselves to be hamster-like with fast-paced nocturnal behavior.

Though I’m not a public defender who is valiantly wading through mounds of evidence to free an unfairly imprisoned client, nor am I a pilot who is jetting across the Atlantic, with innocent souls in my hands, but I have been known to burn the midnight oil on occasion. And coffee has helped me to chug along!

When I was writing a couple of my doll books, I admit I was pulling many all-nighters, and my work schedule mirrored that of a procrastinating college student’s. I was up until the crack of dawn: just me, my laptop, and a pot of joe, and the Manhattan Transfer softly serenading in the background. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?)

Knowing I’m not alone in my appreciation of a good cup of java, I turned to the Internet to explore how coffee has been saluted by doll artists. I knew there have been waitress dolls, and, naturally, some of those dolls paid tribute to the most famous waitress of all: Mildred Pierce.

Fast with a plate of chicken and waffles, and willing to pour a third cup of coffee and chat, Mildred was a role model for working girls everywhere. Played by Joan Crawford, the intimidating actress wrung that part dry of every tear, every sob, and every emotional high and low. (If you haven’t seen this film, catch it on Turner Classic Movies or rent it. It is sheer camp heaven.) In fact, when Madame Alexander released its “Diner Diva” doll, the perky restaurant worker had a name tag that proclaimed “Mildred.”

After establishing her own franchise, Ms. Pierce becomes fabulously wealthy, and the richer, sleeker Mildred is captured by fabulous repaint artist, Noel Cruz. Certainly, Mildred’s ethic of hard work, customer service, and determination led to her rise. But I think so did her access to coffee all day long. Constantly pouring cups for the regulars, and matching them sip for sip, Mildred was primed to do something big.

Yes, for me the whole coffee experience is beyond just brewing some for myself. It’s also about meeting people for coffee and talking about past times and future plans. (Wasn’t that the premise that has kept “Friends” going for almost 20 years now—10 as a new show and 10 in syndication? God, that makes me feel old.)  Hairstyle goddess and celebrity magazine staple Jennifer Aniston became famous playing Rachel, a waitress in a coffeehouse. In addition to her cute figure and girl-next-door face, Rachel was also very liberal with the refills. I think her connection to coffee helped to skyrocket her popularity.

Dolls and coffee have been explored by Mattel with Barbie herself donning a waitress uniform and pouring a pot, and Monster High has a coffeehouse play set aptly called “The Coffin Bean.” (Hmmm, I wonder if their designers got an early copy of the medical association’s report.)Hot coffee, iced coffee, coffee ice cream, or even coffee-flavored bubble gum, bring it on! I welcome it.

And apparently the doll artists of America also have enjoyed a thermos or two of coffee as they’ve dreamed up their designs and creations. I, for one, am thrilled.

In their honor, I think I’ll have a collectible coffee klatch!

Trackback(0)

TrackBack URI for this entry

Comments (1)

Subscribe to this comment's feed
...
They should make a Barista Barbie!
Linda , August 24, 2013

Write comment

smaller | bigger

busy
 

Latest Articles from News & Notes

Jones Publishing Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

The Jones Publishing Lifetime Achievement Award is bestowed upon one recipient per year. This award was created in 2002 in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of the introduction of the teddy bear, with the first recipient being Steiff, a German-based plush toy company known for its high quality and prices.

The Lifetime Achievement recipient must be or have been involved in some aspect of the doll and/or teddy bear field for a minimum of 25 years. The recipient may be an individual, partnership, corporation, company, author, artist, marketer, historian or any other industry professional. Lifetime Achievement Award nominations may be made by previous recipients or members of the LAA committee.

To qualify as a nominee, entrants must meet the following criteria:

  • Been active in the doll or bear field a minimum of 25 years.
  • Maintained or increased the quality of reputation and product or service provided since inception.
  • Served the industry with integrity, honesty, reliability
  • Received a majority of the votes from previous recipients.

The Lifetime Achievement Award has been presented to the following individuals and companies since its inception:

2002 Steiff
2003 Hildegard Gunzel
2004 Alexander Doll Company
2005 R. John Wright
2006 Wendy Lawton
2007 Virginia Turner
2008 Toy Shoppe
2009 no award presented
2010 Helen Kish
2011 no award presented
2012 Maggie Iacono
2013 Heidi Plusczok
2014 Jack Johnston

 

Trackback(0)

TrackBack URI for this entry

Comments (0)

Write comment

smaller | bigger

BLACKALL ASSOCIATES INC. 
ANNOUNCING Winner of the Summer Heat Photo Contest

August 8, 2014 - Blackall Associates Inc. is proud to announce the winner of its Summer Heat Photo Contest. The contest drew entries from around the world. Masterpiece Doll collectors sent in a special photo showing how their Masterpiece Dolls were enjoying the summer heat. 

Trackback(0)

TrackBack URI for this entry

Comments (2)

...
i have very old magazines need to sell them before something happens to them
margie , December 20, 2014
...
i really like all the barbie balack dress, can i ask question can i buy this, because its all out in the market now here in the philippines, can you help me please im a big fan of thiss dolls
mark christian paul l. carigma , December 16, 2014 | url

Write comment

smaller | bigger

Read more...
The Chicago Toy Show

You haven’t seen a toy show until you’ve seen this one. Six buildings! Over six hundred exhibitors! Exclusively toys and dolls and children’s playthings on display everywhere! This is the show everyone always says they intend to visit, and now is the time to do just that. Collectors say the Chicago Toy Show really is the largest in the entire world. They are correct. Collectors say they find toys at this show that are never seen anywhere else. Correct again.

Trackback(0)

TrackBack URI for this entry

Comments (0)

Write comment

smaller | bigger

Read more...
Konnichiwa and Grüezi - 150 years of Japan and Switzerland

19 April 2014 – 5 October 2014

A special exhibition will take place at the Toy Worlds Museum Basle to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Japanese-Swiss diplomacy and friendship.

Trackback(0)

TrackBack URI for this entry

Comments (0)

Write comment

smaller | bigger

Read more...
Zeenie Dollz - Animated Webisode

Zeenie Dollz is a fun and fashionable eco-friendly doll line that teaches girls green ideals, sustainability, and eco-responsibility.

Trackback(0)

TrackBack URI for this entry

Comments (0)

Write comment

smaller | bigger

Read more...