Hitty Travel Doll

A Doll Show and Fun at the Beach

Doll Show Florida Hitty Gale

A Doll Show and Fun at the Beach

By Hitty Gale, a Gale Lyons Hitty One thing I really like about living in Florida is the beach.  Our home is in Southwest Florida and the Gulf of Mexico has some beautiful beaches. Last week, we drove to the Atlantic side of the state to go to a doll show in Palm Beach.  Check out these beautiful Cissy dolls we saw there. Madame Alexander Cissy   After the doll show and lunch, we went to the beach.  The Atlantic side beach is much different than the Gulf Side.  The sand is coarser and brown and there are rocks to climb...

Read more →


In Which I Choose a Name

Hitty Amelia Indiana

In Which I Choose a Name

by Hitty Amelia, a Hoosier Hitty Choosing a name is a very serious business. I mean, I already have my name, “Hitty,” but all the other Hitty dolls have something more – a name that separates Hitty Flora from Hitty Honeybee from Hitty Olive. What would my name be? As I poured over the internet searching for names, I began to get discouraged.  My new adoptive mother, Amanda, began to tell me about a doll she had when she was a very little girl. She was called a “Real Baby” and was supposed to be very lifelike. Each real baby...

Read more →


Hitty Moves to Indiana

Hitty Amelia Indiana

Hitty Moves to Indiana

Last week, one of the Sunny State Hitty Dolls, a Robert Raikes Hitty, moved to Indiana to live with Amanda, the daughter of her adopted humans. Here she is soon after she arrived, looking longingly out of the window, wondering about her new adventures in the Hoosier state. Today she traveled to the home of relatives for her very first Easter Egg Hunt!  Stay tuned for more adventures to come.

Read more →


Doll Show and Strawberry Festival

Doll Show Florida Hitty Gale

Doll Show and Strawberry Festival

By Hitty Gale, A Gale Lyons Hitty For the past few years, my adopted humans and I have traveled to Lakeland Florida from our home in Fort  Myers to go to a doll show.  The doll show is held every year on the second Saturday in March at the Lake Mirror Center in Lakeland, Florida.  Before she retired, Berdine Creedy would bring her beautiful dolls.  She is a dollmaker who enjoys interacting with collectors. Berdine Creedy, Doll Artist The Doll Show takes place at the Lake Mirror Center. Lakeland is a charming city with well-kept Florida style homes.  It is known...

Read more →


Little Miss Prim and Proper---Indeed!

Abbie Alvin Hitty

Little Miss Prim and Proper---Indeed!

Submitted by Abbie Alvin, doll maker and storyteller   "Miss Prim and Proper, her clothes, pictures, and story created by Abbie Alvin" This One of a Kind (OOAK) Bitty Hitty is only 4 1/2" tall.   But she has a mind of her own!  Doesn't she look proper and well behaved? How looks can deceive!     We went down to the beach last Sunday, and stopped along the way for some pictures on the old stone wall. "Take a picture of how nicely I can sit, please," she said. Ah!  Here we are at the beach.  Look at that blue sky! "Where's your...

Read more →