Adventures with Alexis: New girl!

Hi friends!

My name is Alexis Christine O’Shay, and I’m the new girl on A Doll’s Picnic!

Via-E Alexis doll 1

I’m so excited, because I just got adopted by a family in Northern California, my home state! I’ve always wanted to visit Northern California because I’ve heard so much about the mountains and forests and national parks, and now I get to live here! I already love the trees and the fresh piney smell in the air, and I can’t wait to see more of my neighborhood. Did you know there’s a big volcano just few miles away? It’s called Mt. Shasta, and it’s dormant, which means that it hasn’t erupted in a long time but might someday. Isn’t that kind of scary? Also, it can snow here in the winter, and it’s really hot in the summer, and there are lots of lakes and places to hike. I can’t wait to explore!

My new family is really fun! I have a mom-friend, Ali, and a dad-friend too, and lots of sister-friends, because Ali is a doll-collector! (Ali says this is just a fancy way of saying that she’s never going to grow up, which I think is a good thing. It sounds like something right out of Peter Pan!). Also, I get to live with a lot of animals, which is great because I love animals! There are lots of cats, and a dog called a Pug. (Her name is Jessie, and she’s kind of funny looking because she has a really pushed-in face. But she’s really cute!). Also, outside there are deer and squirrels and lots of birds, and Ali says at night there are raccoons and skunks and possums and maybe even porcupines! I want to stay up late and see a raccoon and a skunk.

Best of all, Ali is a writer, just like me! She has this blog, and she says I can write posts whenever I want to! Yay! I want to be a travel-writer or maybe a journalist someday, so I’m planning on writing a lot of posts about our adventures to practice. (Did you know you have to practice to get to be a really good writer?). I hope I get to travel and go on trips and things, because I really want to see the world!

Today was my first day here, and I got to come out of my box and meet my new sister-friends. They’re really nice. At first I felt just a teeny bit shy, but they made me feel right at home. I’m going to memorize all their names right away. Ali took lots of pictures of me, including close-up shots of things like my toes and my ears and my nose! Isn’t that funny? She says I’m a really special girl and she’s going to write a review about me, to show other moms and little girls that I’m a wonderful doll! Wow… I’m going to be famous!

I also got to pick out some outfits to try on. I love to mix and match my own outfits. Most of the pants and skirts were too big around the waist, but we found a few that fit because they had tighter elastic. Here’s a picture of me in a Hawaiian outfit. This is fun because Hawaii’s one of the places I really want to go!

Via-E Alexis doll in hawaiian outfit

Here’s another outfit I tried on:

Via-E Alexis doll 2

I finally chose this outfit to wear for now (Ali says we’re going to have to work on getting more outfits for me). I chose this shirt because Ali is a figure skater! That means she can do crazy things on skates like spinning and jumping! I wish I could try–it sounds so fun and exciting. She’s going to practice tomorrow and I’ll be cheering her on!

Via-E Alexis doll 3

Here’s some things you might like to know about me:

My favorite type of shoes are… sandals and bare feet! My favorite accessory is… a stylish hat. Things I love to do are: write, draw, make crafts, design outfits, travel, spend time on the beach, cuddle animals, and explore new places.

Ali says there’s a lake nearby. I can’t wait to go see it! She also says I get to choose my own name, in case I don’t want to stay “Alexis Christine O’Shay” which is the name I came with. It’s a very nice name, but I’d kind of like something all my own, so I’m considering Alexa, or maybe Christel. What do you think?

Here I am with some of my new sister-friends:

Via-E Alexis doll with American Girl dolls Kailey, Isabelle, and #24

That’s Ceilidh on the left (you pronounce her name like Kayley!), then Ashleigh, me, and Emma on the right.

Via-E Alexis doll with Schildkroet red-head doll and Maru and Friends Jamie doll

We’re the new girls here!

I know we’re all going to be such good friends!

Well, it’s getting late so I’d better go! ‘Till later, love, your friend,

Alexis <3

Via-E Alexis doll with American Girl dolls Isabelle and #24


Alexis is a Via-E Alexis Christine O’Shay Dollfriend.

Comments (5)

  1. linda

    I got Alexis O’Shay for my daughters great grades she loves this best she says Alexis, is her best friend. she’s possible. & can play with her all the time. even when she’s in the water ,

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  2. linda

    My daughter got Alexis, for great grades at school, Eva says Alexis is her best doll friend ever.

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    1. Ali (Post author)

      Hi Linda! What a great reward for a smart girl! That’s so sweet! Thanks for reading! 🙂

  3. Sharry A.

    Hi Ali! (and Alexis!),

    I’m an adult collector w/ an Alexis doll, too! I named her Cheryl Lane Castlebury. She gets to be a 70s girl along w/ all her new friends here at Julie Newman’s 70s Time Capsule. She came to live w/ us last July and met Julie and her friends at camp. She’s in the 4th grade and has a dog named Butterscotch. We hope you will visit our blog soon.

    Peace,
    Sharry (and Cheryl!)

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    1. Ali (Post author)

      Hi Sharry (and Cheryl)! Nice to meet you online! I watched your youtube video review of Alexis, which is one of the things that made me decide to buy her. So thanks! 🙂 She’s a wonderful doll, isn’t she? I look forward to exploring your blog more in the future (or should I say past?)–I’ve taken a quick peek and it looks really fun! Thanks for reading!

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