This year's annual Halloween Party was a bit crazier than usual. What can you say when you get this many fun people together with guns, zip lines, & food? Party! Luckily Kade & Jesalee helped us plan again - so we could anticipate all the ways people could cheat (what can I say - they've got a gift)
Here's our "Blue Man Group" Kurtis & Deena, Brian & Jami, Hank & Ashlee, Todd & Deborah.
The "Red Devils" included Lane & Kim, Kirk & Robyn, Matt & Emily.
The "Green Eye'd Peas/Monsters" were Brian & Dana, John & Kyndra, Steve & Kayla.
As promised we had a very memorable ride from Lava Hot Springs to the Lava Zipline.
I can't figure out why everyone dressed so funny - I guess they wanted to. Alright, so I awarded points to those willing to embarrass themselves for our enjoyment. Don't they look fantastic? I especially loved Kirk's full head of hair.
We loved the Zipline Adventures - so worth the money & time! Below in the big hat is Milan (owner) who wasn't afraid to ham it up with us.
We warmed up with a tug of war to determine which group got to zipline first.
Then why they were getting their harnesses on we . . .
did a few "Minute to Win it" challenges. Dana & Brian doing a little "Hanky Panky" trying to empty a Kleenex box.
Kirk & Robyn doing my favorite challenge "Mad Dog." We attached 2 tic tac containers to paint sticks & they have to shake them all out.
Todd & Deborah got cold feet doing the "Hanky Panky" with everyone watching.
Matt & Emily attempting the "Nut Stacker."
Bonnie & Clyde (aka Kayla & Steve) were fierce competitors!
Here's Kyndra & John attempting the "Dizzy Mummy" where you wrap your partner in an entire roll of toilet paper without breaking it. I love Kyndra's die hard expression and Kurtis' shirt. Priceless.
Ok this was just plain mean but we gave bonus points to whoever would hold a night crawler in their mouth for 20 seconds. Then someone asked if they could have double the points if they swallowed it - sure! I have a great video but couldn't get it to load, sorry. Come over some time & you can laugh with me.
Here's Jami (I think) playing "Suck it up." Had to suck up an M&M with a straw & move it to another caldron.
Kyndra & John are looking pretty hot. We couldn't get John to take his teeth out all night, wait a minute - maybe those are his real teeth!
My favorite part about this years party? That we got to participate! We ziplined, visited, & laughed with everybody instead of just hearing about it after. Yahoo.
I'm not really sure who all of these people are but it was quite a rush. We each got to go 5 times trying to make whatever crazy pose we could. We even gave each player a water balloon & had them try to hit our life size Napa guy poster.
This last one was just for fun. Dana & I rode together. The guy who caught us at the end said, "This is the best part of my day. 2 gorgeous women coming at me at 30 mph." Was he working for a tip?
Teams had to use their sharp shooting skills with their BB guns to destroy their team's clay pigeons.
Our finale was each team collecting items from each challenge to assemble a sling shot where they tested it out with eggs. The "Red Devils" dominated this one & were our amazing winners this year. We ended the night by soaking in the Lava Hot Springs - Ahhh. Thanks friends - it was great fun!