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How Penny Gets her Groove Back


Man, it's been a minute, huh? So I might have mentioned I'm working on a big project. It's going well but with only two hours to work on it a day (after kiddie bed time), it's slow. I think I'll do the reveal in a week or two.

So I haven't been doing much doll play. But I've been buying supplies for the project and loads of doll clothes. But no time to photograph them or dress a doll in them. But today I took a little time to finally introduce Peeta (Grandville name TBD).

Even though photography is still a challenge, I forgot how satisfying it is to play out these little lives.

While not a full photostory, I'm moving things forward at least.

Penny stops by Hot Wax & Heroes on her way home.
Hmm, she thinks, I don't recognize that skateboard. I guess Ian has company.

"Hey Ian. Oh!"
"Hey Penny, this is Malcolm."

"I haven't seen you around. Are you new to Grandville?"
"Yeah me and my parents just moved up here. I would have come sooner if I knew there were such beautiful girls."
Penny giggles and blushes.
Ian fidgets.

"It's really good to meet you Penny. So can I call you some time?"

Penny wasn't attracted to Record Store Ian, but he was her friend and she couldn't bear to hurt him.

"Um, I better go."
"Oh. Can I walk you home?"

"Nope. I live just next door.  See you in school maybe?"
"Whah?" Malcolm sighs.

Penny walks out with a strut, giggling.

It's about time that Penny got some joy in her life. But poor Ian.

Okay I'll do an acquisitions post tomorrow. Got some great new goodies from Blinky's and Nommy Miniatures and good 'ol



  1. Penny is cute with Midge's outfit :)

  2. Penny's so cute. Can't wait to see the new project. :-)

    1. Me too Tracy. Because I am sick of missing out on the rest of doll world!

  3. I love your shop setting. Playscale as if it were 1:1.

    Yay, Penny. Malcolm is cute, but she doesn't have to jump at his beck ;-)

    1. Thanks D7ana. Well she is progressing. Her last relationship with Zeke was so unhealthy. At least she didn't throw herself all over Malcolm.

  4. I love her restraint. Very cool dio, too.

    1. Thanks Ro! That means a lot coming from you!

  5. It's nice to see your Shia figure. I have two of those dolls and haven't used them because of the wonky arm. Seeing yours, gives me hope. Love the shop!


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