Grandma Gets Real – Instagram

Welcome to Grandma’s House. Serving Up Smiles & Memories. Toys, Nostalgia & The Little Things. XOXO

How do you feel about your doll photography skills? I’m always looking for ways to improve my photographs and I love learning new things. If you don’t already have this book, I suggest you order a copy as a gift to yourself. DM @bella_belladoll to get one. •If you already have a copy what have you learned from reading it?
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Do your dolls live better than you? What do they have that you don’t? 😳 I have one purse. My dolls have… 57. 😳
Happy Fun Friday!
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Which do you prefer: Country Life or City Life?
We enjoy visiting my son and his family who live off the grid. My hubby would love to move - but it would be like a 📺 Green Acres episode 😬. On the television show, he loved fresh air and she loved Times Square. 👨‍🌾 😳 I took this video last time we visited. The kids love my tiny things.
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🚨 New YouTube up! Do you recognize these dolls? What year do you think they are? Do you have vintage Ken dolls? Until recently, I frequently said, “I don’t collect vintage.” But this year… I have found some great vintage dolls and pieces at the swap meets. 🚨 NEW YouTube SWAP MEET video. Link in bio.
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#vintageken #vintagebarbie #barbiecollector #barbiecollection #grandmagetsreal
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🦞What do you order when you eat out at a seafood restaurant? 🦐 I usually order Salmon. 😋 I received a gift certificate to the Fish Company for Christmas and thought it was a perfect opportunity for me to open this adorable ReMent set that I found at a swap meet. Isn’t the tiny 🦞lobster adorable? Do you order lobster 🦞or something else when you eat out?
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Unboxing the Barbie Baking set. What’s your favorite piece? The Land O’Lakes butter 🧈 is really cute.
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#vintagebarbie #barbiecollection #barbiecollector #barbiesize
@landolakesktchn @nestletollhouse @dominosugar @barbie
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🚨 New YouTube video. Do you have a brand you wish was in Miniature? What is it? •These tiny food magnets were made in Mexico. There is a vendor at our swap meet that sells them. Two for a dollar 💵 😀
Check out my new YouTube video. Link in bio.
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#minibrands #tinyfood #tinyfoods #littlethings #grandmagetsreal
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New video - Link in bio.
Swap Meets are a lot of fun. They are very popular in Souther California. It's a great way to shop outdoors - kind of like a giant garage sale. Sometimes, I find great deals on Vintage toys - but if It's too big - I don't buy it. The Vintage doll was a great find for only $50 - but I don't collect large dolls like that due to space. I try to stick to my niche - which is 1/6th scale miniatures. I often stumble upon things that are so interesting - if they are not too big, and cheap enough - I'll bring them home. I am not a reseller. I buy items specifically to use in my photographs. My niche is dolls, miniatures, and nostalgia - In One Sixth Scale. Check the new YouTube video out at the link in my bio to see my fun finds.
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#grandmagetsreal #vintagetoys #vintagedolls #swapmeetfinds
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Did you grow up believing in 🎅🏻 Santa Claus? I remember, when I was five-years-old, staying up and watching out the window for his reindeer-pulled sleigh. THEN, when I was six - my sister 🙍🏻‍♀️ enlightened me about 🎅🏻Ol' Saint Nick, 🦷 🧚‍♀️ the Tooth Fairy, and the 🐰Easter Bunny - all the same day. 😳 I was shocked. 😮 What did you grow up thinking about Santa? 🎅🏻
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Which is your favorite piece? I’m gonna have to go with the Godiva chocolates. But that watch is amazing. What do you think? 🤔
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#barbiecollection #barbiecollector #grandmagetsreal #barbiephotography #tinythings
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New YouTube up! 👆🏻Do you collect vintage or only new? I think I have a variety of both. Shopping at the swap meet we find lots of vintage things. I enjoy finding out about the history behind them. •LINK IN BIO• Check out my new YouTube video to see what we found. Which is your favorite?
Are you subscribe to my YouTube channel? Are you interested in seeing more videos about where I find things? Please like, subscribe, and ring the bell 🔔
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#grandmagetsreal #vintagebarbie #swapmeetfinds #tinythings #barbiesize
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A little walk down memory lane - back to the 1970s. Did you have any of these dolls? My brother-in-law found these at a neighborhood garage sale and mailed them to me. Do you recognize any of the fashions?
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Do you take photos everyday? How often? I don’t always feel creative. I’ve committed to myself to take photos everyday – whether I’m feeling inspired or not. Sometimes, I have to dig for creativity. Some of my most popular photos / creations began on my least inspired days. What inspires you?
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Have you bought any food jewelry? It’s quite popular these days. Come along with me on my shopping trip to Claire’s at the mall. I found quite a few earrings that are Barbie size minis. Which ones would you have purchased! 🤔 I had a hard time choosing. 😳😱
They were on sale - buy three get three free. My total was $29. Divide that by 12 tiny food items - that makes them about $2.50 for each piece. A great way to get tiny foods. 😀
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#tinyfood #minifood #dailymini #tinythingsmakemehappy #barbiesize
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Do you ever buy used items? I purchase some of the things I use for my photos / videos at swap meets, garage sales and thrift stores. I found this Barbie & Skipper Pajama Fun Tote Playset 2003 at the swap meet. I especially like the accessories. Where do you find your best used items?
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What was the last thing you bought at IKEA? I purchased an area rug and a cinnamon roll. 😋 That yummy smell lured me in. 👃🏻 How about you? •Aren’t these keychain so cute? I found them on @ebay @ikeausa @ikea
#tinythings #dailymini #tinythingsmakemehappy #grandmagetsreal #modernminiatures
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Do you use Glue Dots? What do you use? I have glue dots and poster putty in every bag I have. 🤣 The Glue Dots work really well for me! What works for you?
☕️ My sister helped me put together my little coffee shop. It’s nearly done. ☕️😀
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What shows would you like to see on a tiny TV? These cute little things were sent to me as a gift 🎁 from Basic Fun Toys. My grandson has been carrying around the Back to the Future 📺 tv. He is fascinated by the teeny-tiny remote. I remember watching Batman growing up so that’s very nostalgic. 🎶📺 Da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da Batman! They have a number of different tiny TVs with a variety of shows and they’re available at Walmart. At Smiths in the UK & ROI
#tinytvclassics #ttvc #walmart #basicfuntoys @basicfuntoys @walmart
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