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Bret's 2nd Birthday Celebration Giveaway! - Closed

It's the moment you've all been waiting for....

A Birthday Celebration Giveaway!
My son, Bret turned 2 today.  We had a very exciting party for him yesterday which included:


some driveway hockey, some indoor mayhem with 7 kids under the age of 4...

...and of course cake!
Today is much more low-key, but I'm planning some fun for all my facebook fans!  I am giving away a $25 store credit to one fan to use on any in-stock or custom item from me.   
To enter: -comment on this post with what you would buy with your credit if you won!   -make sure you leave your name and email (you can use this format if desired:  allison_barnes <at> shaw <dot> ca)  -only one comment per person will be counted.  If you leave more than one comment only your first comment will be entered.
The rules: -you must be a facebook fan of Allison Barnes Collection (click here to be taken to my facebook page) -the store credit is valid for 2 months from the end date of the giveaway -the giveaway closes…

My son is almost 2...

...I'm so excited that I want to give away something to my fans for free!  On Monday, January 30th - the day my boy turns 2 I will publish a new post to the blog with "the big giveaway surprise"!  To enter to win, all you will have to do is comment on that post.

All day today I've been cleaning, tidying, baking, shopping and getting things ready for his birthday party tomorrow afternoon.  I'm almost as excited for him as I was on Christmas morning. :)  I'll be sure to post some photos from his big day when we've recovered.

This is just a short blog post today - I have diaper laundry to stuff and put away, dishes to wash and a soon to be 2-year-old to get ready for bed. 

I hope you are as excited about the giveaway as I am - go spread the word to your friends and help my facebook fan page get to 100 fans!  I promise we'll have more fun if it does.

-Allison

Welcome to Allison Barnes Collection "the blog"

Considering how gutsy my friend, Christine has been with starting up her new business this year, I've decided that I need to do more things to promote my business as well.  That is why you now see Allison Barnes Collection "the blog" before you.

I can't guarantee the regularity with which I'll be posting on this blog, but I hope to use it to connect with my friends and followers of both my personal and "professional" life.  Why is professional in quotes?  Well, I'm a stay-at-home-mom of a nearly 2-year-old son named Bret.  When my husband and I decided that I would stay at home to raise our son I knew that it was the right time for me to spread my creative wings.

Although I have a science background I always had a desire to be more creative.  Ah!  I've just had an idea...I want to show you some pictures of my creations from way back when.  That will be another post - those photos need to be scanned into the computer first. :)  Sorry to digress..…