I sent my mom & dad the following e-mail:
You are winners!!
Just because you are such fun and exciting people you've been chosen to host an overnighter.
A special guest will be yours to entertain late monday night and all day tuesday!
Arrival time will be determined later.
But aren't you excited!
No special treatment is expected, you don't have to roll out the red carpet, or blow up balloons, just have a warm fire and hot chocolate ready.
You can request not to have the guest but expect tears and screams of disappointment.
If you choose to deny this guest please do so by e-mail so the disappointment won't be as devastating.
Read the fine print:
please supply food, bedding, tv, phone service, computer and hugs.
guest may cancel at anytime due to travel arrangements.
She responded by e-mail saying they would accept the guest.
Then I had to e-mail again saying that they were extra lucky because they were actually getting two guests.
Jenn & I were going to go over after working out at the gym to spend the night.
When we pulled into the driveway, we looked and there was a note on the door saying:
Closed due to illness.
It was too funny!
We went in anyways, obviously. Then my mom was telling me how she told my dad by reading him the e-mail. She hadn't told him who it was from so when she was reading the e-mail saying they were winners, he said just throw it away because they get contest winner e-mails all the time. TOO FUNNY! She then told him it was us.
We stayed up way too late as we usually do when we are there, but it's always worth it.
But I did learn that next time I'm leaving Jenn at home. I get more attention when she's not there. haha. We wanted two different things for breakfast, my mom ended making Jenn's and I had to make my own. (totally not fair! haha)
Jenn said I was the booby prize and she was the grand prize. NOT!
It was still fun, being lazy in my pj's, helping mom organize her scrapbooking room, hanging with the parents who would have thunk it.
oh, did I mention she made us watch the inauguration all day because after all it was "history in the making." (Well, we did watch some of it but not all, I think dad slept thru most of it)
thanks mom & dad for letting us come over and just hang out.
Love ya both!