“Josephine come look! Do you think it is going to keep raining?” cried Izzybelle. “What will we do if it doesn’t stop before the party?”
I’m so pleased that you’ve come by to join us today as my dolls and I celebrate doll maker Izannah Walker’s 201st birthday ❤ It is quite an occasion here in my studios and in the doll’s house. We consider Izannah’s birthday to be an annual holiday, on par with the 4th of July, Labor Day, Halloween and Thanksgiving! The dolls all look forward to it with great anticipation.
I started this blog in January of 2009, every September 25th since then the dolls and I have shared our annual birthday party here with you ❤ We sincerely hope you will enjoy this year’s festivities! You are most welcome to come back throughout the day as we peek in on the doll’s party preparations. Watch them laugh and play at their party in honor of the remarkable woman who has given countless children, and doll lovers, great happiness with her remarkable dolls ❤ ❤ ❤
If you’d like to look back at some of those previous birthday posts you may use the “search” box or “archives” search by month. Here is a sampling of some of them… I’m not listing them ALL because there were often multiple posts for each birthday party. https://izannahwalker.com/2010/09/25/happy-birthday-izannah-walker/ https://izannahwalker.com/2011/09/25/happy-194th-birthday-izannah/ , https://izannahwalker.com/2012/09/20/izannah-walker-birthday-sale/ , https://izannahwalker.com/2013/09/25/happy-196th-birthday-izannah-my-celebration-sale-starts-now/ . There are 4 posts for 2014, this is one of them https://izannahwalker.com/2014/09/25/a-birthday-picnic-happy-birthday-izannah/ . Nine birthday posts in 2015!!! This is the last one for that year – https://izannahwalker.com/2015/09/27/happy-198th-birthday-izannah-walker-part-9-in-which-we-come-to-the-end-of-our-story-say-farewell/ . Seven birthday posts in 2016 – 🙂 https://izannahwalker.com/2016/09/25/happy-199th-birthday-izannah-walker-part-4-blow-out-the-candles/ . Last year, in 2017, there were also 7 birthday posts, many with videos – https://izannahwalker.com/2017/09/25/happy-200th-birthday-izannah-walker-part-6-the-ice-cream-has-been-eaten-the-presents-have-been-opened-and-we-have-come-to-the-end-of-a-perfect-day/ . I hope you enjoy looking back at these and other posts here at my Izannah Walker Journal!
The answers to such burning questions as ~ “will the rain stop in time for the garden party” ~ “will Izzybelle find her misplaced shoe and actually come to the party wearing it?” ~ and most importantly “what kind of cake will there be???” will all be revealed throughout the day today. For those of you wondering what new reproduction dolls I’ll be unveiling for sale, the answer to that will also be forthcoming 🙂
The schedule for today’s posts is:
Good Morning! Our party day greeting @ 8:30 am Eastern Time.
Getting the Gardens Ready for the Party ❤ A glimpse of how the dolls have been preparing for their garden birthday party and an informal garden tour @ 12:30 pm Eastern Time.
Party Time! Welcome to Our Garden Party! A look at last minute party preparations, meet all of the party guests and a sumptuous garden tea and delicious birthday cake @ 4:30 pm Eastern Time.
New Dolls Available for Sale ❤ An unveiling of my latest works, sold on a first come basis. Posted for sale @ 8:30 pm Eastern Time.
6 thoughts on “Good Morning! ~ Happy 201st Birthday Izannah Part 1”
I love, love, love everything about this!
Thank you so much, Jan Fisher
Good Morning and Thank you Jan! I’m so glad you are enjoying the beginning of my annual flight of fancy. I hope you’ll love the rest of today’s posts too! ❤
Good morning, and Happy 201st Birthday celebration to you, too! What a lovely, sweet beginning to a special day!. I can almost smell the cinnamon rolls from here – they look delicious! Rain or shine, the Garden Party will be lovely, and I’m having a great time already! What sweet little cloth dolls I see sitting on the chair, with their little kitten. The girls’ house is always full of such wonderful things! Thank you for this lovely birthday celebration! The girls here are thrilled to be celebrating Izannah Walker’s birthday!
Thank you! The doll’s house is brimming with excitement this morning… they are very nervous because the forecast is calling for constant rain! However I think that Eliza Jane may have a back-up plan, just in case. Isane is trying her best to get all of the other girls to finish breakfast and clear out of the kitchen because Charlcie needs to start baking the birthday cake. Izzybelle is standing here waving her arms at me to make sure that I pass along her birthday greetings and a huge hug to all of her sisters at your house ❤
ok how did you get those little cinnamon rolls so tiny!? Thats about the size of one I could have! Happy Birthday Izannah~ WOO HOOOO
It was magic! Now if I could only get the calories to disappear!!! 🙂