Latest post

New Balance Sneakers for the entire family!

* This post is sponsored by Superbalist. It's the beginning of a new school year and the start of all kinds of extra-murals and sports for our crew... That means shoe shopping. More specifically, sneaker shopping! Growing feet need new trainers for netball, hockey,...

New Balance Sneakers for the entire family!

* This post is sponsored by Superbalist. It's the beginning of a new school year and the start of all kinds of extra-murals and sports for our crew... That means shoe shopping. More specifically, sneaker shopping! Growing feet need new trainers for netball, hockey,...

read more

Christmas Gift Guide: Our Barbie Christmas wish list

by | Nov 23, 2018 | Gift Guides, Just Kids | 0 comments

It’s no secret, in our home we are all massive Barbie fans – even Mr. Perfect plays his part as Ken (and sometimes Skipper too). This year we’ve especially enjoyed getting to know the brand we all love so dearly. From celebrating Barbie’s 59th birthday to designing gorgeous dresses, amazing shopping hauls and reviewing the new “You can be Anything” book series… Barbie has been a positive, uplifting and motivating part of our lives and a constant reminder that it’s fun being a girl. So, it’s only fitting we share our Barbie Christmas wish list with our fellow Barbie fans!

But first a THANK YOU!

barbie Christmas wish list

A few months ago Eliana and Lia was blessed with the opportunity to come play little models for this season’s Edgars Barbie Summer campaign. We were unsure at first but knew we could trust the brand. It was an exciting day of hair, lights, studio photography and pretty Barbie gear of course.

It was amazing to see how Eliana and Lia, who differ so much, both absolutely adore Barbie.

barbie Christmas wish listbarbie Christmas wish list

We all can’t get enough of this season’s denim looks.

Barbie takes blue (a traditionally male colour, why I still don’t know) and makes it accessible and pretty to all girls. Every outfit is easy to wear and comfortable. The collection is characterised by clean lines and classic girly silhouettes. With a touch of Barbie as always. Best of all, the garments are produced in South Africa.

barbie Christmas wish listbarbie Christmas wish list

And they’ve included accessories too!

barbie Christmas wish list

Drawstring backpacks, watches and wallets. All in signature, bright Barbie pink! Lia had a blast showing off every piece.

barbie Christmas wish listbarbie Christmas wish list

Getting to experience a “real” photoshoot and working with Barbie was a dream come true for our girls and doing it together… The cherry on top! Barbie, has shown Eliana and Lia that they really “can be anything”.

barbie Christmas wish list

You can get your own stunning Barbie denim gear from an Edgars store near you.

barbie Christmas wish list

And now there’s something for Ava too…

barbie Christmas wish listDo you recognise her? Yes, thats’s definitely Barbie! With her blond hair, blue eyes and radiating confidence she can’t go unnoticed. Little girls are never too young to start dreaming big and Barbie wants them to know anything is possible from day one!barbie Christmas wish listWith the most adorable baseball caps, toddler feeding bibs, swaddle blankets, dribble bibs, towels and flannels. You can wrap your little angel in Barbie charm from birth.

Ava feels super chuffed with herself while sporting her cap and there’s no sharing her new bedtime blanket.barbie Christmas wish listbarbie Christmas wish listGet your hands on this range, available at Zando, Makro, Dischem and Clicks.barbie Christmas wish listbarbie Christmas wish list

Now, what are the girls hoping for under the tree?

Eliana has her eyes on two dolls…

barbie Christmas wish list

The Barbie Color Surprise Doll

(Available with both African-American and Caucasian features – how cool is that?).

Instantly transform Barbie’s hair from pretty pastel shades to bolder, brighter hues – simply add warm water. Pretty pink, teal and purple streaks will appear. You also get 4 hair stencils and a stencil tool for custom designs to play with as well as 5 hair accessories for styling.

barbie Christmas wish list

Next, the Made To Move Sports Rhythmic Gymnast Barbie Doll

Part of the Barbie active sports dolls range, each Barbie Made to Move doll has 22 joints in the neck, upper arms, elbows, wrists, torso, hips, upper legs, knees and ankles for flexibility and an incredible range of motion. Eliana will be playing out her dream of becoming an Olympic Gymnast in now time, making up her own stories as well as the many moves to make with this Barbie.

Lia is however more interested in the “extras” this year…barbie Christmas wish list

The Barbie outdoor furniture plus pets collection.

Perfect for summer with a braai, hammock or beach picnic. These are sure to keep her happily playing for many days ahead. Each set includes traditional furniture pieces (like a hammock and table, braai and chair or umbrella beach chair and cooler-box), delicious snacks and cool accessories. The pets are super cute too and comes with a kitten or a puppy.

A show-stopper that both girls can’t help admiring is the Barbie Dreamtopia Rainbow Cove Castle.

barbie Christmas wish listGive your Barbie Rainbow Princess and her puppy, Honey (both sold separately), a magical space to live and reign over Dreamtopia’s Rainbow Cove Kingdom. This colourful play set can easily be taken anywhere and carried around with its rainbow handle. It contains a princess throne that expands into a full-size bed for Barbie with a small bed for Honey too. The castle cove also has dressing tables, complete with perfume and jewellery accessories. Everything a princess (and her pup) needs to feel at home.

Find all these Barbie goodies (and so many others) at most leading toy retailers such as Toy Kingdom, Hamleys, Toys R Us, ToyZone as well as Takealot.com

So there you have our Barbie Christmas wish list. All the things the girls are hoping to find under the tree. What’s your favourite? Will Santa be bringing some Barbie to your home too?

barbie Christmas wish list
approved banner eots rect a

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Join the sisterhood

of motherhood

Just a Mamma

Just a mamma

is a space for Mammas by a Mamma. Intended to inspire, motivate and be helpful. No judgement or expert advice – just gorgeous photo shoots, fun celebrations, great finds for mamma and baby, inspirational moms I have come across, places to go and vacations to have, as well as my own journey of motherhood and family life.

Best Parenting Blog Winner
Best Parenting Blog Winner
SA Parenting Blog Awards BEST TRAVEL BLOG
south african mom blogs finalist

Seen on CapeTownInsider

Posts you may also like

Christmas gift ideas for tweens

Christmas gift ideas for tweens

I love a good gift guide! Especially for those "less than easy" to buy for loved ones. So, this year, I roped in our 10year old and together we came up with a few gift ideas for tweens... Categorised according to the “4 gift rule“, also known as the “Wear, Read,...

Party inspiration | 40th Birthday party, for him!

Party inspiration | 40th Birthday party, for him!

We love a good celebration and putting together a pretty party has always been my thing. So when Mr. Perfect turned the big FORTY this year, I knew we'd be doing something special... BUT planning a 40th birthday party for him would be very different from anything else...

FREE Resurrection eggs printable + “Local” Easter Finds

FREE Resurrection eggs printable + “Local” Easter Finds

As our girls grow older we consciously move towards incorporating more Biblical meaning and symbols into our Easter celebrations. All in an effort to keep Jesus the focus. Resurrection Eggs are anything new. A quick google search renders millions of results. I however...

Easy label making with the STAMP ‘n STICK + Giveaway

Easy label making with the STAMP ‘n STICK + Giveaway

Easy label making is a MUST in our home. With 3 kids, all in school, I often forget to order everyone's labels in time and we always seem to be running low on clothing labels... Plus, labels are EXPENSIVE! Until I've found a DIY "one-for-all" stamp kit that saves me...

Share12
Pin4
Tweet