Review of Our Generation “Fun Day Sun Day” set

Once Fiona joined our group here, I decided she needed a swim suit.  She’s a bit of an athlete, so when I saw the “Fun Day Sun Day” set from Our Generation, I thought it would be perfect for her.  She is learning how to water ski, so that life jacket will come in handy!  I lucked out, Target was not only offering free shipping when I ordered it, but they had a lot of OG stuff on sale, PLUS I had the 25% off toy coupon to use.  Regular price on this set is $12.99 but by the time I got all of the discounts, I got it for $8.74 and had it delivered to my door. Crazy thing is right after I ordered it, I noticed it was gone from the Target website (along with a bunch of other OG items). Not sure if that is permanent or not, but sure glad I ordered it when I did.
fun day 1 copyrightDoesn’t this look great on her? I have to say that the fit on both pieces is very good, and I do think that navy blue is a good color for her. Coverage is more than sufficient on this swimsuit on an AG doll, easy to put on, unlike the OG suit I bought earlier this summer, very little tugging and pulling to get it on her. The life vest is beyond adorable, and also fits very well. Glad to see that OG is making stuff that fits AG better, I hope this day 2 copyright
I thought these sandals were adorable! They are the same sandals that come with “Beachy Keen”, just in a different color. These were a little weird though, one went right on, but the other one, yikes! I struggled for a little bit and then it finally went on. I’m hoping by leaving them on her for over 24 hours they will be stretched enough to avoid that in the future. I doubt that there was that much difference in the size of her feet. I do have to say that I’m also very pleased to see OG making shoes that not only fit AG dolls better, but are cute too. Most of the last couple of outfits I have bought from them have come with very nice shoes.

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Here is a shot of the swimsuit uncovered. I think it’s a very nice swimsuit for a young girl, and as you can see, coverage is very good. I didn’t include a back shot because it’s pretty much the same. The coverage on the behind is good, no dolly butt cheeks hanging out! (that drives me nuts!)
fun day 4 copyrightThe set comes with goggles instead of sunglasses, aren’t they awesome??? The fit on these is outstanding, but I will give anyone who purchases this set a bit of a tip. Be sure to hook them in the back first before putting them on the doll, then you can adjust the snugness. Even off the doll they are a bit difficult to hook, but totally worth the effect.  I also thought these goggles might work with the snow suit in a pinch!fun day 5 copyright
The set also includes a decent sized beach towel, and an assortment of faux shells. The shells are pretty and fairly realistic looking, although I might have preferred a different accessory. Not that they are horrible, but I would have liked something more interactive like a floatie or other beach toy. Not a biggie. As with all OG clothing sets, a hanger was included as well. Another thing I want to note is that if you order OG clothing from the Target website, it comes in a plastic bag inside a nice box, none of that struggling with packaging like the sets you buy from the stores. No tape, no strings, just some of the smaller items wrapped in some tissue to prevent loss/damage. That alone might keep me coming back to the website to buy instead.

Overall, I give this set an A+! I think it looks great, has tons of play value and everything is well made. I’ve noticed that OG is really stepping up the game on quality recently and I’m happy to see that. They make a nice line of clothes and accessories that are a terrific alternative to some of the other lines. Good job! Now Fiona is just keeping her fingers crossed that we don’t have the algae issues with the lake next year…

Take a hike! Queen’s Treasures hiking boots review.

I haven’t done any clothing product reviews for a while, but I recently bought something that I felt was worthy of a review.  Of course, the morning I was getting ready to photograph it, I noticed that someone was walking out the door with it!

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Louisa!  “What?”  Stop! I need those boots!  “I was just going to go hiking in the woods to get some photos.”  This will just take a minute, I promise.

I’d looked at these boots many times over, and recently I had an Amazon order that needed something to put it over the $35 minimum to get free shipping, so I decided to add them.  I’m so glad I did, they are about the cutest things I’ve ever purchased.

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Many years ago I had a pair of boots very similar to these, I was totally amazed by the attention to detail.

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Even my husband (who rarely has opinions on doll stuff) thought these were pretty darned cool. I’ve decided that doll shoes are one of my favorite things in the whole wide world, and I think he’s almost as impressed with these! (don’t tell him I said that!)

There were two things that impressed me the most–the fact that these are lined like real hiking boots would be:
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And the lugs on the soles, oh my!!!
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The girls have already been getting a lot of wear out of them, I think they have been on someone’s feet since they arrived.  I paid $10.99 for these from Amazon, plus you get free shipping on them all the time, it just worked out for me to wait to get them so they would put my regular order over.  I recently read at A Day Late/A Doll Short that she got them for right around $6, they must have run a one day sale!  You can also buy them from The Queen’s Treasures direct, they do charge a shipping fee, but if you are ordering from them anyhow, you can add them on.

I highly recommend these little boots for all of your outdoor adventures!

Louisa’s outfit is a Carter’s preemie baby outfit that I picked up at Walmart, her backpack is from Our Generation.