Little Blog on the Prairie

​Baking & Sharing Go Hand in Hand

Posted by Steve Geneseo on May 16th 2023

For millennia, people have been baking, sharing, and enjoying all sorts of delicious foods. Using campfires, hot coals or ovens, bakers have filled the air with the delicious aroma of their creations. Whether baking breads, pastries, vegetables or meat, these intrepid pioneers have been a blessing to humankind. On May 21st, we celebrate World Baking Day. For all the posi … read more

​Doesn’t Every 18 Inch Doll Deserve a Pet?

Posted by Steve Geneseo on Apr 24th 2023

As we celebrate National Adopt-A-Pet Day on April 30th, thousands of families will make connections with furry friends who enrich their lives with affection and even protection. Pets remind us of the care we can give to ourselves, to others, and to the world around us. They’re good medicine that doesn’t require a prescription. And pets love to play.Dramatic play is healthy … read more

​Changing Styles, Historical Fashion, and the Art of Sewing

Posted by Steve Geneseo on Apr 3rd 2023

Doll clothing naturally reflects the time periods of the figures they’re meant for. A garment represents many aspects of the time and place in which it was created. It can reflect moral attitudes, geographical locations, the availability of natural resources and technological advances. These important accessories add character and context for doll collectors and enormou … read more

Everyone’s Favorite Bad Girl on the Prairie: Nellie Oleson!!

Posted by Steve Geneseo on Mar 17th 2023

Shocking, shameless, pretty, and marvelous are all terms that describe Nellie Oleson’s character in literature and on television. Translating that much personality into a doll wasn’t easy, but we think this latest addition to the officially-licensed Little House on the Prairie® 18 Inch Doll Series is a complete success!Designed by highly skilled artists to embody the beloved ch … read more

When Times Are Tough, Savvy Shoppers Still Find a Bargain

Posted by Steve Geneseo on Mar 8th 2023

Since the start of the pandemic and through months of supply-chain hiccups and inflationary price hikes, The Queen’s Treasures® has clung to its mission of providing high quality doll clothing, doll shoes, furniture and accessories for 18 inch and 15 inch dolls like the ones created by American Girl®.In fact, The Queen’s Treasures was originally founded by a savvy mom just look … read more
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