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Paulette Goodreau Paulette Goodreau is the designer for Goodreau Doll LLC: a company owned and operated by the Goodreau family. She has been sculpting and designing dolls and their costumes for the last four years. She has BFA in art, drawing and painting, from Long Beach State in California. She is also an author and Illustrator.

Web site: www.goodreaudoll.com
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1 Barbie Blockbuster: Toyland’s Golden Girl Goes for Film Stardom—for real! Stephanie Finnegan
2 Dangerous Curves Ahead: Catwoman Makes Her Mark Stephanie Finnegan
3 Big-Screen Goldmine: Jem and the Holograms are next, but the Cabbage Patch Kids/American Hustle mash-up could be really big! Stephanie Finnegan
4 Leaders of the Pack: Dolls are easy riders and easy on the eyes! Stephanie Finnegan
5 Santa Sanitizer: Is there a clause for germ exemption when you’re handing out dolls and bears? Stephanie Finnegan
6 The Sound of Tweeting: A Carrie Underwood doll, anyone? Stephanie Finnegan
7 Thankful and Delightful: A charming and nostalgic doll salute to Thanksgiving, past and present. Stephanie Finnegan
8 Doll Dilemma: What do you do when your celebrity likeness behaves badly? Stephanie Finnegan
9 Viva Vivien! For her would-be 100th birthday, the late star receives love and admiration. Stephanie Finnegan
10 Ghouls, Gals, and Girl Power: Halloween children who refuse to grow up or grow dull. Stephanie Finnegan
11 Fifty Shades of Red: Fall invites artists to experiment with the autumnal auburn highlights. Stephanie Finnegan
12 Love, Set, Match: Dolls of real-life couples and famous screen pairings make collectors tingle! Stephanie Finnegan
13 Body of Proof: These dolls and pop icons have interesting past and double lives. Stephanie Finnegan
14 Show and Tell: TV dolls say a lot about characters, collectors, and culture. Stephanie Finnegan
15 Dishing About Dolls: Celebs let their hair down and their doll opinions fly! Stephanie Finnegan
16 Boy Toy: Crush-worthy singers are the perfect playthings for gals of all ages. Stephanie Finnegan
17 Conversing over Coffee: A blogger pours out her heart about dolls and caffeine. Stephanie Finnegan
18 The “It Girl” Forever: Mona Lisa has captivated songwriters, historians, and doll artists. Stephanie Finnegan
19 PANdemonium: There is a riot of Peter Pan dolls that invite us to fly and believe. Stephanie Finnegan
20 Icy and Intriguing: Virginie Ropars brings a mature and menacing vibe to the Snow Queen. Stephanie Finnegan
21 “Frozen” Fever: The Internet is heating up with speculation about Disney’s cool fall release. Stephanie Finnegan
22 Ode to Heavenly Heroines: Odette and Gabrielle are OOAK twists on classic characters. Stephanie Finnegan
23 Surf-n-Turf: Getting to the meat of the swimsuit preoccupation of our dolls! Stephanie Finnegan
24 Mod Men: With the show on the brink of 1970 America, Don Draper is no longer buttoned-up and Brylcreemed. Stephanie Finnegan
25 Pretty as a Princess: If Kate’s baby is a girl, expect a kingdom’s worth of dolls to follow! Stephanie Finnegan
26 Graduation Extravaganza: Valedictorians, future superstars, and bizarre figures earn high marks. Stephanie Finnegan
27 Cinderella Charming: The toast of Broadway 2013 has long been a muse to dollmakers. Stephanie Finnegan
28 Heart, hearth, and home: A modern installation and a Jazz Age jewel have much in common. Stephanie Finnegan
29 Bard Beauties: The play is indeed the thing for these Shakespearean-inspired dolls. Stephanie Finnegan
30 Dragon Heart: “Game of Thrones” sets sci-fi geeks’ (and their moms’) imaginations afire! Stephanie Finnegan
31 Party Girl: Madame Alexander’s legacy turns 90 years old, and still going strong! Stephanie Finnegan
32 Perfectly Perky: Shirley Temple turns 85, and her dolls continue to delight collectors. Stephanie Finnegan
33 Frankly Speaking: Anne Frank’s words inspire doll artists and give strength in these “crazy times.” Stephanie Finnegan
34 The Cat’s Meow: Zelda &Scott, the Great Gatsby and fashion fads, are part of doll culture. Stephanie Finnegan
35 Spring Awakening: Bunnies, baskets, babies, and divinely inspired dolls—including the pope—define Easter. Stephanie Finnegan
36 On Your Toes: Madame Alexander keeps dance fans cheering with their ballet beauties and cuties. Stephanie Finnegan
37 Return to Oz: More wizardly and magical dolls crop up along the collectible brick road. Stephanie Finnegan
38 Oooh’s and Ahhh’s: Disney’s Oz: The Great and Powerful dolls are works of wonder. Stephanie Finnegan
39 Toy Fair 2013: Dying for a good time? The Javits Center was alive with wicked and wondrous collectibles. Stephanie Finnegan
40 Worldwide Wonders: Collectors set records with their doll passions and obsessions! Stephanie Finnegan
41 Guys and Dolls: A “manly man” gets in touch with his “Chatty Cathy” side. Stephanie Finnegan
42 On the QT: “Django Unchained” dolls have gone underground and are netting record prices. Stephanie Finnegan
43 Inauguration Ideal: Dolls venerate the highs and lows of the highest office in the land. Stephanie Finnegan
44 Ikea Ideals: Like a well-loved dollhouse, there’s always room for dreams and desires. Stephanie Finnegan
45 Christmas Carnage: How the “Elf on the Shelf” mistakenly got incinerated in my house. Stephanie Finnegan
46 The Half-Time Report, Part II: A look back at the most discussed and commented-upon blogs of July to December Stephanie Finnegan
47 The Half-Time Report: A look back at the most discussed and commented-upon blogs of January to June Stephanie Finnegan
48 Guys and Dolls, Girls and Guns? Do toy trends reflect our world or create our society? Stephanie Finnegan
49 Second Helpings of Wisdom: A banquet of brainy doll talk and witty observations. Stephanie Finnegan
50 Highlands Heroines: Disney’s “Brave” celebrates the strength and spirit of mothers and daughters. Stephanie Finnegan
51 Electoral Collage: Dolls & figures pay tribute to the first president and his colonial peers. Stephanie Finnegan
52 Creature Features: Makies and Mattel provide made-to-order fun. Stephanie Finnegan
53 Monster Mash-up: Dolls and an impending storm create a “FrankenFest” of thrills and chills! Stephanie Finnegan
54 Let’s Get Ready to Rumba: NFL or DWTS? Both are physical, ferocious, and fan favorites. Stephanie Finnegan
55 Super Sleuthing in Doll Land: James Bond and his female counterparts make a killing in collectibles. Stephanie Finnegan
56 Rockin’ Contradiction: Tough and trash-talking, public and private, rock stars dazzle doll artists. Stephanie Finnegan
57 Fashion Police: Tim Gunn, Stephen Burrows & the Blonds make arresting ensembles for Barbie! Stephanie Finnegan
58 Happy Birthday . . . no, make it birth-week! There are too many dolls for a day. Stephanie Finnegan
59 Cuckoo for Kewpies: The adorable love messengers are turning 100 years old. Stephanie Finnegan
60 Empty Nest Syndrome: From the Obamas to the Simpsons, Spice Girls to Star Trek, matryoshkas are madcap! Stephanie Finnegan
61 Wild for Steampunk: Wilde Imagination’s Imperium Park swings open the visionary floodgates. Stephanie Finnegan
62 A Touch of Evil: Disney debuts a lineup of designer villains that are gorgeous and ghastly! Stephanie Finnegan
63 Go for the Gold: Does your doll collection reflect a winning attitude? Stephanie Finnegan
64 Record-breaking Dolls: 2012 Olympics invites elite sports figures to become literal figures. Stephanie Finnegan
65 Dolls for the Defense: Both Lady Gaga and Candy Spelling are ensnared in “playful” lawsuits. Stephanie Finnegan
66 Exclusively Exotic: Two fabulous new dolls go in one era and out another! Stephanie Finnegan
67 Days of Thunder: What do Suri Cruise, a future queen, a North Korean dictator, and a wannabe star have in common? More than you think! Stephanie Finnegan
68 Looks to Diet for: Would you rather be a Barbie booster or a Princess Di diehard clone? Stephanie Finnegan
69 Who Rules the World? Beyoncé is right. It’s “Girls.” Stephanie Finnegan
70 The Monroe Doctrine: Gentlemen prefer blondes, but what about collectors? Stephanie Finnegan
71 In the Nick of Time: Stevie Nicks’s vulnerability may be the seed of her doll collecting. Stephanie Finnegan
72 Seeing Green: Could a Cee Lo Green doll be a potential money-maker? Stephanie Finnegan
73 Glowing Through the Decades: “The Dark Crystal” celebrates sculpting, dreaming, and 30 years of design brilliance. Stephanie Finnegan
74 Collectible Carell: Steve Carell is the go-to guy for embodying the highs & lows of collecting Stephanie Finnegan
75 Go-Go Girls: Why do star athletes look more like pole dancers than pole vaulters? Stephanie Finnegan
76 Freeze Frame: Toys, tots, and creativity close up Stephanie Finnegan
77 Princess Phone: A chat about why some girls, like Kate Middleton, have all the luck! Stephanie Finnegan
78 Imagine That: Are dolls our friends, our possessions, or something entirely else? Stephanie Finnegan
79 Puppet Panache: Temperamental stars have to rein it in as they learn to pull each other’s strings. Stephanie Finnegan
80 The Hunger Games: Mattel feasts upon a cautionary look at future kids in America. Stephanie Finnegan
81 Face Time: a charity doll raises awareness and two teen “living dolls” raise eyebrows on the Net. Stephanie Finnegan
82 American Horror Story: Should a John Wilkes Booth doll light a powder keg of controversy? Stephanie Finnegan
83 Lady Luck: RuPaul may be a walking-talking doll, but what happened to the fashion figure? Stephanie Finnegan
84 China Doll: The forbidden doll photography of Liu Xia strikes a blow for freedom and democracy. Stephanie Finnegan
85 Oscar Opus: A cyber awards show made for collectors to feel like a red-carpet winner! Stephanie Finnegan
86 Toy Fair 2012: My fair ladies, lambs, long lines, and laughter. Stephanie Finnegan
87 Hits and Misses: Which doll would you like to see on the big screen? Stephanie Finnegan
88 Too Hot to Handle? Computer geeks, Middle East hierarchies & public demand combust. Stephanie Finnegan
89 Toying Around the TV Set. Stephanie Finnegan
90 Dollars and Dolls: Making dolls and a living is the American dream, and beyond. Stephanie Finnegan
91 Barbie Beating Cancer: Is Mattel bound to make a connection? Stephanie Finnegan
92 Cradling Memories, One Doll at a Time Stephanie Finnegan
93 Talk of the Town: Famous folks dish about dolls, designs, dirty secrets, and more dolls! Stephanie Finnegan
94 Teen Teams: Should tomboys and varsity letters have a place in the fashion-doll universe? Stephanie Finnegan
95 Seasoned Greetings: Toys and dolls and bears can brighten a lonely senior citizen’s day. Stephanie Finnegan
96 Bounty of Baby Dolls: A Thanksgiving Tradition Continues Stephanie Finnegan
97 Keepin’ It Real: Kim Kardashian answers the booty call of brides, books, and Barbies. Stephanie Finnegan
98 Mackie Monsters Meet Maximum-sized Mini Men: Happy Halloween! Stephanie Finnegan
99 Tattoo You: Barbie puts her stamp on the fuss over “how far is too far.” Stephanie Finnegan
100 The Artful Dodger: Can someone explain what distinguishes a doll maker from a figural artist? Stephanie Finnegan
 
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