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The Petalina Blog

Goings on at Petalina

Happy Birthday Petalina, Happy Birthday to you!!
Happy Birthday Petalina, Happy Birthday to you!!

Surprise! Today is our birthday and something is happening.....

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Happy 10th Birthday Petalina!
Happy 10th Birthday Petalina!

It's October 2016 which means it is now 10 whole years since we opened our online doors! Let the party begin!

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Petalina has moved!
Petalina has moved!

For the last few months we have been making significant changes to how Petalina operates, and now I am delighted to let everyone know what we have been up to.

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Yippee! Prince William and Kate have a baby girl!
Yippee! Prince William and Kate have a baby girl!

Congratulations to William and Kate on the birth of their baby girl this morning.....

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Meet Sarah, our new blogging mum
Meet Sarah, our new blogging mum

I'd like to introduce you to Sarah and her girls, Fleur (3) and Lily (7). Sarah recently discovered Petalina and over the last few months we have been in regular contact..... 

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Highlights of 2014
Highlights of 2014

Thank you so much to all of our customers for your support throughout 2014. We have had a really enjoyable year helping

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Christmas stock is still arriving!
Christmas stock is still arriving!

Good news - we have lots more stock arriving of many of our most popular dolls!

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Petalina has won an award!
Petalina has won an award!

We are thrilled to have won a Silver Website Award from Mumpreneur UK

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Introducing Petalina girl, a range of exclusive products made in Europe
Introducing Petalina girl, a range of exclusive products made in Europe

We are so proud to be able to introduce to you our new range of exclusive dolls clothes and furniture

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The Petalina Girls have an Easter Tea Party
The Petalina Girls have an Easter Tea Party

Jessica woke up this morning all excited because today was the day her friends were coming round for an Easter Tea Party!

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The most amazing Strawberry Gelato
The most amazing Strawberry Gelato

This is the most delicious recipe for strawberry gelato - I had to share with you!

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Thrilled to be included in Toys and Playthings Magazine this month
Thrilled to be included in Toys and Playthings Magazine this month

A week ago I received a call from Toys 'n' Playthings Magazine...

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Photos of our little customers with their dollies
Photos of our little customers with their dollies

We are continually being sent photographs of our little customers with their dolls...

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We are listed in the Mumpreneur 100!
We are listed in the Mumpreneur 100!

So exciting! I have just found out that I have been included in the 2012 Mumpreneur 100!

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Petalina to the rescue!
Petalina to the rescue!

Katy Hill was tearing her hair out trying to find Corolle Lila Cherie for her daughter for Christmas...

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All I want for Christmas....
All I want for Christmas....

One of Petalina's customers has shared her little girl's letter to Father Christmas with us.

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Have you seen Madeleine?
Have you seen Madeleine?

On 3 May 2007 Madeleine McCann, age 3, was abducted when on hoiiday with her family in Praia da Luz, Portugal and has still not been found.

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Dolls are helpful with Dementia
Dolls are helpful with Dementia

Last week I learned that dolls can help those people suffering from Dementia. This explanation is probably a little simplistic, but how I understand it is that prior to developing Dementia adults are able to make decisions for themselves and very often for other people too.

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Our visit to the Nuremberg Toy Fair
Our visit to the Nuremberg Toy Fair

We found lots of lovely new dolls, clothes, furniture and accessories when Jo and I visited the Nuremberg Toy Fair last week.

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Gotz Dolls Tea Party
Gotz Dolls Tea Party

Rosie had another lovely dolly moment we thought we would share with you. We had just made some fresh pink play dough and this spurred Rosie on to make some cakes for her dolls and have a dolls tea party in the garden.

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Cate’s Passion for Sashas
Cate’s Passion for Sashas

I have loved Sasha dolls since my 7th birthday when my Mother and God Mother gave me a beautiful blonde Sasha doll which I adored immediately.

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Will you sponsor a child with Plan International?
Will you sponsor a child with Plan International?

Plan International is now over 70 years old and is one of the largest children’s development agencies in the world. Plan has a presence in 48 developing countries across Asia, Africa and the Americas where it’s mission is to promote children’s rights and lift millions of children out of poverty.

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