abigail barnes' Profile
It must be genetic. My mother tells me the story of my five-year birthday party, how all I wanted for my gift was a clown costume, which, of course, I wore to the party. It was a pink and blue polka dotted number with a solid pink neck ruffle and a pointed hat topped with a yarn tuft. Could that have been the start of my love for themed parties?
I fondly remember planning a 1st birthday party for my now 9 year old daughter. Even back in 2003, I was adamant that I would not buy a prepackaged "kit" of birthday supplies. No Dora, no Thomas the Train and NO princesses! Once I had arrogantly announced this plan to my friends I couldn't then go back on my word, even after I discovered how difficult it was to create everything from the ground up. Oh, the pressures of your child’s very first birthday party! Thankfully, I had a computer, a degree in graphic design and DNA saturated with…
- Joined December 2, 2008