The most recent American Lady of the 12 months doll is a budding chef that likes to backyard and, like so many youngsters in the present day, struggles to tear herself away from digital gadgets.
The green-eyed, curly-haired, redhead that is rising up on her household’s farm and bed-and-breakfast in upstate New York, additionally has a newly identified meals sensitivity, which she’s self-conscious about.
American Lady hopes Blaire’s screen-time obsession, and her efforts to resolve it by way of her chapter-book collection, will assist youngsters discover extra steadiness in their very own household and social lives.
“Constructing and sustaining supportive relationships with household and mates is central to Blaire’s story – a message we predict is necessary to champion amongst women in the present day,” mentioned Julia Prohaska, vp of selling for American Lady in a information launch. “In an age the place households are sometimes striving for high quality time collectively, we hope Blaire evokes everybody to make a New 12 months’s decision to attach extra commonly with the necessary folks of their lives and make their time collectively this yr really matter.”
Blaire and her outfits and equipment, which embody a lamb and piglet and objects for gardening and get together decor, can be found Jan. 1 at AmericanGirl.com and in American Lady retail shops. The 18-inch doll will retail for about $115.
Blaire’s chapter-book collection
The most recent American Lady of the 12 months books are written by Jennifer Fortress and printed by Scholastic. The primary two books, “Blaire” and “Blaire Cooks Up a Plan” can be found now.
Blaire likes to cook dinner and enhance, and jumps on the probability to assist her household with a marriage at their bed-and-breakfast. However she finds herself extra engaged on her gadgets than at real-life gatherings. She turns to family and friends to seek out worth in being current at each event.
American Lady of the 12 months occasions
New 12 months’s Day
On Tuesday, Jan. 1, American Lady shops will host Blaire’s Launch Occasions. Kids can rejoice with a adorning demonstration, a hand-lettering craft, candy treats and a take-home Blaire doll merchandise. Particulars: americangirl.com/stores.
Blaire on-line play
For e book excerpts, video games, actions and Blaire’s life at Nice View Farm Vlog put up from her household’s sustainable farm that embody recipes, gardening ideas, cooking and craft movies, go to: http://play.americangirl.com/play/girl-of-the-year/blaire
Blaire’s household dinner collection
A Blaire-inspired dinner collection to advertise household togetherness is being held at choose American Lady retail eating places throughout the nation in 2019. Study extra and make a reservation at americangirl.com/stores.
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This text initially appeared on USA TODAY: American Girl’s 2019 ‘Girl of the Year’ is a junior chef with a screen-time obsession