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History

Pull up a chair and allow me to tell you a little about myself and how Had To Be There came to be!

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Vacations by Kelly

an Academy Travel affiliate, specializing in Disney Destinations and the Rest of the World

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Video Memoirs

birthday/anniversary videos, sports banquet highlight reels, video yearbooks, and more!

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Invitations

Personalized announcements, party invitations, save-the-dates, thank you cards, and more!

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Desserts

Themed cupcakes and/or other special sweet treats for your party or special event!

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Dance & Drama Classes

Is your child's school lacking a drama program? Interested in private dance lessons before your big day? Call us!

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Custom Crafts

Need a gift with a personal touch? We have you covered! Coasters, birthday boards, and much more!

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Digital Conversions

Declutter your life! Photo scanning and organizing.
VHS to DVD conversations.

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Video Editing

Corporate training videos and advertisements. Turn your amateur footage into stunning cinematic masterpieces!

Kelly made my vacation planning so seamless! So patient with my endless questions - our vacation was amazing! Can't wait to plan the next one!!! Lauren Monroe, CT
Kelly - You did an amazing job on the video - you really made this 90th birthday celebration so very special. You captured moments throughout my mom's life that we will always treasure. Tricia Cos Cob, CT
Planning a birthday for a 13 year old boy is not easy!! They are too old for THEME parties and there is so much that is NOT cool. I asked for help with not only an invitation but the party theme. I had a Murder Mystery Party for eleven 13-year-olds (boys and girls) and Had To Be There provided me with an awesome invite as well as a story plot for the kids to follow. THANK YOU!!! The party was a HUGE hit. Jody Cos Cob, CT
At Christmas, Kelly created beautiful reusable dry-erase calendars as gifts for all the employees at our office. Not only was it a functional and thoughtful gift, but it was also very creative and unique. I have received multiple gifts like this from Kelly over the years. Her ability to craft unique gifts is a talent very much appreciated. It shows in her product how much time and care she puts into everything she makes. Griffin Waterbury, CT



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