Keileeís 12th Birthday was Tuesday.† She decided she wanted to have a spend the night party.† There were so many people she wanted to invite but we just didnít have room for everyone.† I was also going to do a Scavenger Hunt at Wal-Mart and I had to be able to fit everyone in my small car.
So she decided on her 3 best homeschooling friends.† We planned it for Friday and got ready to PARTY!
First of all we went to Skate Day.† Everyone had a blast as usual.
Then since it was nice outside we went to the park for awhile.† It wasnít THAT warm and I froze as usual but it was good times.
Then all the girls piled in my car and we headed for home.† After Nomad enthusiastically greeted them, they decided they needed a snack.† I quickly opened the goodies and made some cheese dip.
Then they played HeadBanz and I laughed so much at them.
I had a GREAT idea earlier in the week for a Wal-Mart Scavenger Hunt.† I decided to ask for pictures instead of items.† I divided them into 2 teams and off to Wal-Mart we went.† I was afraid they would get in trouble or kicked out but they were very good.† Except for a little running and I’m not going to mention names ::coughKeileeEmilycough::† Here is the list:
YOU MUST STAY TOGETHER AT ALL TIMES!
Please do not destroy anything in the process of this scavenger hunt. Also, remember that we are in a public place so try not to be too loud. Finally, there is a time limit of 1 HOUR! We will meet at the entrance we came in through in 1 HOUR!
TAKE PICTURES OF:
|Both Team Members holding a Flag [any country]|
|One team members dress in a boa and tiara.|
|3 unknown people doing ìCharlie Angelî pose|
|Take a picture of someone chewing gum|
|Take a picture of someone with a cart-load full of things.|
|A Barbie Doll wearing MAINLY RED|
|Something you can buy with a Lady bug on it|
|A Welcome Mat with DOG paws on it|
|ONE team Member holding a Justin Bieber CD|
|Someone wearing Camouflage|
|1 Team Member on a Bike|
|Polka Dot clothing item|
|A Ball with Spiderman on it|
|BOTH Team Members with Wal Mart Greeter|
|1 Team Member with a Pregnant person|
|A Family with at least 4 Children [all in photo]|
|An employee named Pat and take a picture of them w/ Name Tag|
|Something that you can buy that starts with a ìXî|
|an organic snack with a wild animal on the box|
|One Team Member with a Towel Dress on|
|Have a stranger sign their name on both of your arms in black pen.|
|Buy the cheapest item you can find and have receipt|
|[Only ONE team will get the points for this]|
They had so many funny pictures but this one from Keilee and Emily’s team was great.† Charlie Angel’s pose! 😉
When time was up we went home to look through pictures and count up the points. There were so many funny stories told back and forth.† Obviously there were no Justin Bieber’s CD’s in the entire store and Emily had a hard time believing that.† She made Keilee look about 5 times.† Chan and Brit were told that picture taking was not allowed in Wal-Mart.† So they just went to another part of the store to find their things!† There was an employee named Pat [I picked a total random name] but he had left a few minutes earlier!† There were stories of trying to get a picture of a ‘pregnant person’ and not wanting to ask someone if they were pregnant in case they weren’t!† They both took a picture of the same ‘FULL SHOPPING CART” at different times.†† They both spent WAY too much on their one item, Kei and Em spent 79¢ and Brit and Chan spent 74¢.† I saw Christmas stickers on sale for 5¢!† After tallying the points Keilee and Emily won by only a few points!† The girls all loved the Hunt and I will have to do something similar some other time.
After talking about it for an hour they decided it was time for cake!
After cake they went to Keilee’s room and talked for awhile.
Then I went to my room for the night.† There was music and dancing and videos and laughing and music and giggling and more.
Keilee said it was her best birthday ever.† She is so lucky to have such great girls in her life.
There are three hundred and sixty-four days when you might get un-birthday presents … and only one for birthday presents, you know.† ~Lewis Carroll