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Strollin' Around Grandville

My mom had the kids for a full 24 hours so I got to spend hours on dolls! I have still avoided editing any bridal shower pics, so here's a little somethin' while you wait.

Zinna strolls through Grandville park...

On her way to her new office space right next to her house! (office still in progress).



 Ian skates by, wishing he could have a girl like that.
 Unnamed Sulu doll watches the record store while Ian's away.

 Valentina and DJ Nadia get cozy.



Morgan hangs out at Cafe Josephine with Penny and Sooki, telling an animated story about an ex-boyfriend.

"See that's why I love Johnny. He's just not the cheating kind."   
Collective eye roll from the table.

Isha and Melody Lane take tea at the cafe.

"Melody, it's been 2 years since the divorce. Stop dressing like a prude and embrace your sexuality again."

"I know just the thing that can help..."

Meanwhile, across town, the skanks get ready for the Bachelor party...


"Ahhh, mischief managed. Just a quiet night at home by myself? Not if I can help it."
 
Hanna macks on Sooki's Johnny Tan!




"Oh don't look so surprised. You wouldn't have me any other way."

Smooches!
Dani

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  1. Meanwhile, across town, the skanks get ready for the Bachelor party...

    Thank God I finish drinking my tea because I would have burn myself!

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  2. Love the update. Poor Sooki the last to know. Love the park dio. Love the skanks too..LOL

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  3. Hanna is something else! Lol! I so love that sofa that they are smooching on. Loving your dio pics!

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  4. I love Grandville! Ok, so the park came out REALLY nice! Lovin' the ATM machine and I think the park bench has character. I like the decor of Zinna's office, very cool. Sigh, I wish I had the cash to fork out for Isha...she's stunning! Nadia is my girl, I think she's found her match. Valentina, doesn't seem like the clingy type like the other chick (sorry, forgot her name).

    Ah...Sooki, so young, so naive, LOL. Like Chris Rock said..."A man is only as faithful as his options..." so girl, put down that Chai Latte and go over Hanna's house and take away his "option." LOL...

    Hanna is the girl you hate that you love. :) And "the skanks..." priceless, LMBO.

    More, more, more...

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  5. See how nice the park bench looks in the park. I love the park. Maybe my doll was thinking of your park when she had me buy the bird bath thingy. Love all the goin's on in Grandville. That Isha is gorgeous. Newsflash Sooki. Most men cheat

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  6. Thanks guys! I know I don't do many photostories these days so I gotta keep you interested in these lives!

    Poor Sooki. But she's only 16 so she has years and years of getting a clue. Ha! I love that Chris Rock quote Tracy! Hahaha!

    Vanessa I can't wait to see your park! I was drooling over that birdbath. I am missing out on Marshalls, Ross, etc.

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  7. I really love that park walkway, so fantastic! You've got quite the awesome town set up here!!

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  8. Wow! Thanks for the tour! :) Love the record store, and the unnamed Sulu doll! Yowza!

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