About 18 months ago, it was a lot harder to find Peppa Pig items in the United States. My young daughter had discovered the animated character on YouTube. She loved Peppa, her family and her animal friends. I wasn’t surprised when she asked for a Peppa Pig themed party for her third birthday, but I knew it’d be a challenge to find decorations. With the exception of a Peppa pinata that I found online, I made all the decorations myself with the help of online graphics and our tabloid printer.
The Peppa clouds were the only decorations that
I was semi-proud of. I found a generic cloud online,
created a mirror image in Paint Shop, printed them on a tabloid
printer, cut out the clouds, glued cotton to the inside of one cloud
and used a glue gun to attach the other cloud. I ended up with
fluffy clouds that my daughter kept hanging in her room
for over a year.
I ordered a Barbie birthday cake at Von’s and placed Peppa toys
I bought at Amazon on top of it. Daughter insisted that Barbie
As a big Judy Blume fan, I was excited to purchase a first-edition copy of Iggie’s House from a used bookstore several years ago. When I let my eight-year-old son borrow it for a reading assignment, we discovered this touching inscription inside:
Sounds like Adrienne had a cool mother.