I took a shoebox and filled it with the following items (some from leftover birthday parties of the past and some new from the dollar store and garage sales).
1) Balloons and a decorative balloon on a stick
3) Party hats
4) Noise makers
5) Hanging "Happy Birthday" sign
6) Singing Photo frame
7) Plastic cupcake
8) Cupcake shaped plate
9) Loot bags
I will mail this to her room mate about a week before her special day. The items are silly, but should bring a smile to her face.
I may also send a cookie bouquet or a DQ cake gift certificate to round out the festivities!
Happy Birthday Kara!
By skibum1910 from Prospect, KY
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By Lelia Jo Cordell 08/29/2009
Very thoughtful idea. If I hadn't known he'd be humiliated, I'd have tried something like this when my son was in USMC advanced training on his 18th birthday!
By Rachel's Mom 08/28/2009
I love this idea! I have a niece who is away at college, so I may do this for her on her birthday. Thanks for sharing this clever idea!
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