Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Friends For Any Reason, Any Season: My Pal for Soccer Doll {Review & Giveaway}

My Pal My Sibling Dolls logo
It's no secret that there is no shortage of dolls out there. Small, large, baby, adult, realistic, out-of-this-world... it seems as though no matter what style you're looking for, it's probably available.

But what is it about certain dolls that have the ability to become favorites? The ones that end up more than just another discarded plaything, but give children the ability to make a connection?

Those are the special few that are treasured and become more to the child than just a doll, they end up a true friend. So, is it possible to find one company that not only carries high quality, well made dolls for girls as well as boys, but is also on a mission to promote important concepts such as learning, caring and social consciousness?

There is. Those are the unique and admirable My Sibling and My Pals Dolls from LorettaRose, LLC.

18" dolls

A family-owned company that prides itself on producing high quality dolls and plush toys, LorettaRose, LLC has a fantastic Work Experience Program that gives teens and adults with developmental disabilities important work experiences, training and jobs in the packaging and labeling of available products.

How great is that?

When it comes to the dolls themselves, I love the idea that My Sibling and My Pal Dolls look like traditional 18" dolls but have the added uniqueness of their socially relevant purpose, cause or difference that they each promote... not to mention that there are just as many great boy options as there are girls!

Our society spends so much time trying to break down gender stereotypes and encourage all children to follow all of their interests, so why does it seem like the only male dolls that are available are all action figures or warriors?

In stark contrast, My Sibling and My Pal Dolls are positive, well-made and easy to appreciate by children as well as adults. Is there a way that a soccer-loving boy or girl could be anything other than enthralled with My Pal for Soccer?

My Pal for Soccer

Featuring black hair, brown eyes and medium skin, My Pal for Soccer was inspired by the creator's son and is the perfect buddy for children who have a strong interest in soccer. 

As my daughters have no shortage of girl dolls, it was a welcome change when the My Pal for Soccer boy doll arrived to change things up a bit.

My Pal for Soccer review

Standing 18" tall with a soft body and a posable plastic head, arms and legs, it didn't take long before we were admiring our little soccer player from head to toe.

His shiny, rooted hair, his individual eyelashes, his pint-size soccer uniform... it's all just so cute while being so well-made!

My Sibling My Pal dolls

Both of the girls immediately pointed out that this new friend has soccer-themed shorts, an embroidered Velcro-closure shirt, white knee high socks, and (their favorite) white and red tennis shoes that tie and untie like real sneakers.

All he needs now is a soccer ball and a goal, right? Well, considering that he comes with a soft miniature soccer ball, all we needed was to designate a goal and the game was on!

boy soccer doll

Along with the enjoyment of having a friend, each My Pal doll comes with a booklet for children to learn from and enjoy, and the one accompanying My Pal for Soccer is just right for the young fan. Children can learn about the parts of the soccer field, the positions of the soccer players and facts about Major League and International soccer teams.

There are also pages on which children can write about their experiences playing or watching soccer, and their love for the sport.

soccer facts

While I appreciate the uniqueness of My Pal for Soccer, I also love that he is durable enough that my daughters can play with him, while still having the look of a doll that might stay on the shelf.

His hair is easy to brush and style and his cute, removable outfit is made in the USA. Gooooooooooal!

soccer doll

For a wonderful gift for your child, grandchild or friend, My Sibling and My Pal Dolls are a product that you'll feel good about on so many levels. Priced between $40 and $55 for the dolls, $8 to $15 for the accompanying plush products, and $3 to $8 for accessories, these high quality products are built to last for years of use. After all, My Pal Dolls are "Friends for any Reason, any Season!"

And, when you're ready to shop, it's easy to take advantage of savings on these great dolls, as the varying sales are always just in time for the next holiday. For instance, My Pal for Giving Thanks will be on sale from October 28-November 2, while My Pal for Christmas and My Pal for Hannukah will be on sale from November 4-9 and November 18-23. Then just become a fan on Facebook to find out about great deals all year round!

Be sure to visit MySiblingDolls.com to find out about the wide variety of My Pal and My Sibling Dolls available and connect with them on Facebook and Twitter to help spread the word about their great products and wonderful program.

Plus, thanks to the generosity of LorettaRose, LLC, one person will have the opportunity to see just how much fun, love and learning the My Pal and My Sibling Dolls can bring to a child's life, because...

One lucky person will win their choice of My Pal or My Sibling Doll!

My Pal Dolls giveaway


A big thank you to LorettaRose, LLC for providing a My Pal Doll for me for review as well as the doll of choice for one lucky giveaway winner. The opinions shared are my own and honest and if you really need to see more, click here to see how I roll.

187 comments:

Jeanna Johnson said...

I like the 18" girl doll - My Sibling Victoria!

Maria Iemma said...

I love the 18" girl doll - My sibling victoria. She looks like my granddaughter.

D Schmidt mummytotwoboys said...

I like 18" boy doll - My Pal® for Christmas

Janet W. said...

My favorite is the My Pal for Tennis - brown hair blue eyes - white outfit.

Darlene said...

My favorite is18" girl doll - My Sibling® - Mae

jmajor4870 said...

18" girl doll - My Pal® for Soccer because she looks like my granddaughter with the long black hair brown eyes and med skin color. My granddaughter wants to play soccer but as asthma and cant play

Tiffany Schmidt said...

18" boy doll - My Pal® for My School would be perfect for my son!

Tamar said...

I love the 18" girl doll - My Sibling® - Mae.

Katy said...

I love the 18" boy doll - My Sibling® - Matty. And I also really like the x- shorts outfit - plaid #1 with red t shirt.

walk9 said...

My daughter would love the girl soccer pal since she plays soccer too.

Sandy Beeman said...

The 18" Boy Doll, My Pal For Christmas is my favorite.

lgm52 said...

18" boy My pal for Christmas

SueZH said...

My pal for peace would be my choice.

a49erfangirl said...

18 inch Girl My Pal For Autism Awareness

Patricia Wojnar Crowley said...

I like the 18" girl doll - My Pal® for Going Green!

Bethany C. said...

I like the my pal for soccer doll.

SmoochTheCook@gmail.com said...

I like the blonde girl- my pal for going green. She's soooo pretty! What a great way to support a cause!

sherylssg said...

I like the My Sibling Doll April.

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mecarolks said...

I like 18" girl doll - My Sibling® - Victoria

Kim Kihega said...

I like the My Sibling Victoria doll.

Julie said...

we like the http://shop.mysiblingdolls.com/products/18-girl-doll-my-sibling-victoria


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Lisa Konieczke said...

I really like the my pal for peace Girl doll. I have a couple little girl who would love these dolls. They are very nice.

Dave said...

I like the sibling victoria

SexyBabyPhatGirl said...

im not sure which is my fave i like the boy my pals for the sports!

BrunoDogg2 said...

I like the 18" doll My Pal for Christmas!

Rita M said...

I like the 18" girl doll - My Pal® for Christmas.

Gretchen Luper said...

I would choose My Sibling-Tommy for my granddaughter. She has 2 brothers though so I don't know how well that would go over.

Angie B. said...

I like the 18" boy doll - My Pal® for Christmas.

Carrie Phelps said...

My favorite item is the Andy doll, he's super cute!

BzzAgent KaciOhio said...

I like the My pal for baby blue elephant. The 18" girl doll for autism is nice as well.
Kaci Guis.Harrison
kaciohio@gmail.com

bison61 said...

18" girl doll - My Pal for Going Green!

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Rita Light said...

I like the 18" girl doll - My Pal® for Going Green!

Misha Estrada said...

I like the autism awareness boy pal.

Leigha Varrielle said...

18" Girl Doll My Sibling Mae

LesleyfromWI said...

I like April

Debra said...

18" boy doll - My Pal the Patriot

Darlene Carbajal said...

My Pal for Christmas BEAR. :)

Alexia Abby said...

I like 18" boy doll - My Pal® the Patriot - Navy. He would be prefect!

Alexia Abby said...

I like 18" boy doll - My Pal® the Patriot - Navy. He would be prefect!

Amanda H said...

I love the 18" Boy Doll My Pal for Baseball.

Allie G said...

I like My Pal for Going Green

MARY DIEHL said...

I like them all, but think the one I like the most is the 18" girl doll - My Pal® the Patriot. thank you for this giveaway

Debby Chandler said...

I like the plush toy ***My Pal® for BABY*** pink elephant

dfraley3 said...

I like My Pal the Patriot.

heather baker said...

I like my sibling Victoria.

sally0630 said...

i like the my pal for peace girl doll

Claire Rheinheimer said...

The plush toy ***My Pal® for BABY*** pink elephant is adorable!

Sandra Davis said...

i like My Pal for Peace

Rebecca Graham said...

I like the 18" boy doll - My Pal for Baseball.

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Tracey said...

I like the 18" girl doll - My Pal® for Autism Awareness
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smeltzeramy said...

I can't decide...probably the soccer girl since my nieces play soccer.

jenspurg said...

I like the My Pal girl doll for Christmas.
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Jammie Morey said...


I like the little boy from the 18" doll My Pal® for Christmas line,

dawnmonroe83 said...

I like the Girl Pal for school because my granddaughter just started kindergarten and was nervous about it.
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john said...

I like the PINK ELEPHANT FOR BABY

Renee Walters said...

The 18" Boy Doll, My Pal For Christmas is my favorite. Thanks so much for the fantastic giveaway!
Reneewalters3 at yahoo dot com

Daraya Johnson said...

I really like the My Pal Plush Small Pink Elephant! :)

Shawna said...

I like my pal Andy. He's a cutie!

Sandra VanHoey said...

18" girl doll - My Sibling® - Mae I like

The Attic Girl Site said...

I like my sibling victoria
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Frugal Mom in Southern Illinois said...

I like the Autism Awareness doll. It would be perfect for a little boy that I know with Autism.

CHRIS HOEY said...

Love the - My Sibling Victoria! I like the 18" girl doll

Jessica said...

I like the 18" girl doll - My Pal® for Going Green!
jjak2003 at gmail dot com

Laurie Nykaza said...

18" girl doll - My Sibling® - Victoria

Dorothy Teel said...

These are so cute thank you for the review - I especially like this one 18" boy doll - My Pal® for Going Green!

MaryWithrow said...

They are all wonderful but Abagail would probley like the Patroit Girl doll the most! Thank you, Mary Withrow

bxcrochet said...

18" boy doll - My Sibling® - Andy

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Karen F said...

My sibling Andy - 18" doll.

Holly S. said...

I like the 18" girl doll - My Pal® for Tennis or the My Pal® for Peace.

NewlyCrunchyMamaOf3 said...

Love the Girl My Pal for Peace doll!

Kerry said...

My daughter would like 18" girl doll - My Sibling® - Mae

Christine Denton said...

My daughter says it's the my sibling Mae doll :)

jlafount said...

I think the best one is the 18" boy doll - My Pal® for Giving Thanks

rebecca williams said...

My Pal® the Patriot - Navy, my husband is in the Navy and I think that one is cool!

Amanda Kinder said...

I love the 18" girl doll - My Pal for Peace!

Jen Shortridge said...

My favorite is the 18" girl doll- My pal for Peace.

sweetsue said...

18" girl doll - My Pal® for Christmas is my favorite.

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Moneezzy (: said...

my favorite item is the 18" boy doll - My Pal® for Autism Awareness

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Ken Ohl said...

the sbling doll april my niece would love. thankyou, ken pohl19@comcast.net

Mary said...

I like the My Sibling Mae doll

Terra H. said...

I like the 18" girl doll - My Pal® for Peace. Thanks.
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Sharon Kaminski said...

I like the 18" girl doll - My Sibling® - Victoria.

Abbi said...

I like the boy - My pal for giving thanks. Very fun!

Tiffany Weikel said...

I like the my sibling Mae Doll

Andrina Goetz said...

My favorite item is the 18" girl doll - My Pal® the Patriot

Sue Hull said...

I like the 18" My Pal Boy Christmas.These are just so cute! Thank you :)

tina reynolds said...

i really like 18" girl doll - My Sibling® - Victoria

latanya t said...

my pal andy for soccer

Crystal Baxter said...

I love the plush toy ***My Pal® for BABY*** pink elephant.

Karolyn said...

My daughter would like one of the my siblings girl dolls.

Gianna said...

18" boy doll - My Pal® the Patriot - Navy.

Kristan Price said...

I like the boy doll for going green.

polly said...

I would love the My Pal Blue Elephant for my 3 month old grandson

Melissa Salmon said...

I like the My Sibling Victoria doll.

Aleksandra Nearing said...

I like the boy 18 inch tennis doll.

Kelly Amos said...

My favorite is the 18" girl doll - My Sibling® - Mae.

Natalie U. said...

My sibling Victoria

aperry said...

My pal for peace is my favorite.

Jan Lee said...

My favorite was the birthday bear, so I ordered one for my nephew for his birthday in January! :)

Kit Kat said...

I love the 18" boy doll - My Pal® for My School

Kit Kat said...

I love the 18" boy doll - My Pal® for My School

Kit Kat said...

I love the 18 inch My pal for school

Kit Kat said...

I love the 18 inch My pal for school

Miss Sarah said...

I think my just turned 7 year old niece would love this doll: http://shop.mysiblingdolls.com/products/18-girl-doll-my-sibling-mae

Thanks for the giveaway!

Becca W. said...

this item is cool--> 18" girl doll - My Pal® for Soccer

Miranda Sherman said...

I like the 18" boy doll - My Pal® for My School

blueyedmommi1 said...

I like the 18" GIRL DOLL - MY PAL FOR CHRISTMAS

April G said...

I like the 18" girl doll - My Sibling® - Mae.

jane smith said...

I like My Pal Soccer girl doll.

Melissa Miller said...

the 18" girl doll - My Sibling® - Mae.

Kristen said...

I like the Sibling doll Mae.

Bobbi Mcmurry said...

I like the 18" girl doll for Christmas http://www.pinterest.com/bobbijoslin/boards/

Amy B said...

Love the 18'' My Pal for Autism Awareness Girl

Bo said...

I like Mae!

Chantelle Knick said...

MY PAL FOR PEACE...SHE'S SOOO CUTE - MY DAUGHTER WOULD LOVE HER!!

1955nurse said...

Love these - especially the 18" My Sibling Dolls! They're all so cute!!! (Actually, I was supposed to have won one of these a cpl yrs ago,(on a different blog!) & the company never ever fulfilled, so I never got it! :-( )Thanks for the chance....

Ms Penny Pincher said...

The 18" doll My Pal is my favorite.

kim burnett said...

I love the 18" girl doll - My Sibling® - Mae.

Tara Leonardt said...

the soccer doll

Treesa said...

I like the 18" girl doll - My Pal® for Autism Awareness

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Melissa Bohannon said...

I like any of the boy dolls. They'd be great for my little guy.

one frugal lady said...

My daughter would love the mae doll!
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Lesley said...

I like the my sibling dolls. Any of the boy ones would be perfect!

Sarah W said...

I love the 18" girl doll - My Sibling® - Mae. She looks SO much like my niece, Ashlyn, it's crazy!

Jennifer Lleras said...

the
18" girl doll - My Pal® for Soccer is perfect for my daughter

Carla said...

18" girl doll - My Sibling® - April


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Karen Dwight said...

18" girl doll - my sibling victoria

Christine Jessamine said...

i love the patriotism doll

ReggieMann said...

18" girl doll - My Pal® for Christmas

Carey Miller said...

The 18" boy doll - My Pal® the Patriot is my favorite.

Beverly Mansur said...

My Pal for Tennis girl doll

Elaine said...

I like the skirt outfit #1

ANGSWIN said...

I would love to have the My Pal for Giving Thanks boy for my own little boy!

Yolanda Robinson said...

I like 18" girl doll - My Pal the Patriot

Amanda Leach said...

My sibling Victoria!

Gloria S said...

My favorite is 18" boy doll - My Pal® for Baseball

jtedd said...

I like My Pal for Christmas

Jill Myrick (jsc123) said...

I would love to have the 18" boy doll-My Pal the Patriot Doll in Navy for my son.

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Gennie Lancaster said...

I like 18" girl doll - My Sibling® - Victoria.

Paula Michele Hafner said...

My favorite is the 18 inch boy doll My Pal the Patriot. My son would love this.

sunnydiana said...

I like the 18" girl doll - My Pal® for Soccer

Felicia said...

I really like the Peace Bear and the doll I really like is 18" girl doll my Sibling Mea

Tony said...

I like the 18 inch girl doll for going green

Kathy Lane said...

I like the 18" boy doll - My Pal® the Patriot - Navy.

Jennifer Reed said...

My favorite doll is the 18" girl doll - My Pal® for Christmas

Jaydensgrandma said...

I like the 18" girl doll-My Sibling April
Joye Rast

Katie said...

18" girl doll - My Sibling® - Mae

Lloyd Family said...

i like the 18" girl - My Pal the Patriot - perfect for my granddaughter, her daddy is in the army
jenny lloyd

matthew Gray said...

my pal the patriot the girl that is in all camo my sis would love that

lil.blessing said...

My favorite is 18" boy doll - My Pal® the Patriot - Navy

Katie said...

My daughter said "Oooh! Ohh! I want the racquet one!" That would be the My Pal for Tennis :)

Ellen C. said...

My daughter would like the Mae doll. Thanks for the chance.

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Tanya White said...

My daughter would like the 18" girl doll - My Pal® for Soccer because she just started playing soccer so I know she would want her.

Natalie Schilla said...

I really like the
18" girl doll - My Pal® the Patriot I am a strong support of our troupes

cpsnsamples said...

I LIKE THE AUTISM AWARENESS DOLLS!!

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Fae said...

18" boy doll - My Pal® for Peace

Michelle said...

My Pal the Patriot is my favorite

Sarah Marshall said...

All their products are so cute, but I think my favorite is the 18" girl doll - My Sibling® - Mae!

Sonya said...

I love them all! My favorite is 18" girl doll - My Pal® the Patriot

karen a. said...

My favorite product is the 18"girl doll- My Pal For peace.

amy16323 said...

18" girl doll - My Pal® for Going Green!

Rose Paden said...

I think the 18" boy doll - My Pal® for Peace is really cute!

Donna D said...

18" Girl Doll My Pal for Soccer!

barbara stenby said...

18" girl doll - My Pal® for Going Green!

MELINA said...

I like the 18 inch boy doll - My Pal for Giving Thanks

Adrianne B said...

I lie My Sibling Mae.

john hutchens said...

18 inch boy doll - My Pal for Going Green! is very cute

- Epic Fail said...

I like the 18" girl doll - My Sibling® - Victoria

candy said...

I really like 18" girl doll - My Sibling® - April because her birthday is in April and one of her best friends has Autism wilcarvic
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kat said...

love the 18 inch boy doll - My Pal the Patriot.

Susan Smoaks said...

i like the my pal for Christmas doll
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kathy pease said...

I like the 18" boy doll - My Pal® for My School

dpschad said...

I like the My Pal for Christmas doll.

Raina said...

I love the My Pal® the Patriot, since my daughter is a NAVY brat :)

EJ Ellis said...

My favorite is the 18" girl doll - My Pal® for Peace. Thank you for the wonderful giveaway!
EJ Ellis
fairyfractal at gmail dot com

Teresa Thompson said...

18" girl doll - My Sibling® - Victoria

Vikki Billings said...

I really like the 18" girl doll - My Sibling® - Mae
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blew415 said...

Any of the 18" dolls and plush My Pal® for Christmas

Candace Barrow said...

I like the 18 inch boy doll - My Pal for Giving Thanks.

brich2222 said...

I like 18" boy doll - My Pal® for Soccer

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issasnyder2325 said...

I would get my sibling Mae for my daughter.

Allison Bahr said...

my favorite is the Mae 18 inch doll! Thanks so much for the chance to win something great!
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Mihaela Day said...

I love the 18" boy doll - My Pal® for Tennis

gen meredith said...

the my pal the patriot is great for my granddaughter since older brother is in the military

Eve Warrior said...

I love them!

Donna Kellogg said...

I like the my pal The Patriot