Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Pocket Lady

Hi Bloggers,
OK- since no one so far knows what Pocket Lady is. I guess our school was the only one that had such a thing? Anyway, dug up some old photos from my daughter's 1st b-day party. Aunty Arleen agreed to be our Pocket Lady that day. Borrowed the Pocket Lady smock/apron from my BFF Les, who used it for her nephew's 1st birthday. We were both amused that no one else knew what Pocket Lady was but us.

As you can see, the smock has a lot of pockets sewn onto it. The idea is Pocket Lady has goodies hiding in each pocket, kids give her a scrip and can pick which pocket they want the prize from. Prizes are normally small toys or snacks that are not gender specific. They were normally junk toys, but we were happy to get anything. For the record, these pockets were huge! I don't remember Pocket Lady's pockets being so big. I also remember her having a lot more pockets to choose from, but you get the jist.



When my friend Les used it for their party, she said they had one Pocket Lady for kids and one for adults. Adults got those mini bottles of booze- Maybe that's why they needed the pockets so big? Better not get those two Pocket Ladies mixed up huh?

Here's Aunty Pocket Lady with my niece. I think it was the perfect thing for kids that attended- since most were about 1-2 years old, so we had to think of stuff that they could do. Instead of a clown (which I'm deathly afraid of) or magician, we did our own small games and activities. In addition to Pocket Lady, we had a fishing game, decorate a frame and get your photo taken, and filling your party hat with pennies (Checkers and Pogo anyone?).



So now you know what Pocket Lady is? :) I just couldn't let you go another day in suspense! Ha ha ha! Check by Thursday to meet another of our new releases.

10 comments:

  1. That is such a sweet idea about the 'pocket lady' but we just had a man with 2 pockets bag that held scrips for fishing. Can't wait to see the last 2 releases!!

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  2. Ahhhh! Love this Jenny! Never heard of pocket lady, but now that I know her, I won't forget! Such a great idea! Happy hump day!

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  3. This is the first I ever heard of this, especially born and raised on the BIsland you would of think I would of known... Dah.....But this is a cute idea, I shall pass this on to my DD and maybe she can have fun having something like this for her DD1 & 2 on their birthday's etc...

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  4. Awww, I love the idea!! I will have to tell my mom and ask if there was someone similar at her school. That is a wonderful idea for birthdays too. Thanks for sharing the pictures Jenny! Looking fwd to tomorrow's showcase. :)

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  5. Ahhh! So that is what Lady Pocket is. What a great idea to have the little ones choose a pocket. Oh, a great idea for the adults too! :)

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  6. LOL, this is such a cute idea for a little kid's party! Wish we had Pocket Lady when my dd was growing up...

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  7. Wow!!! such a cool story... i admit, i never knew what pocket lady was and was interested in opening this post! Cool! maybe i can be a pocket lady for Halloween... hehe!

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  8. I can't believe I missed this post...soooo funny! I forgot all about this! I don't know why more people don't do this, it's so simple! The kids (and probably more of the adults) love it :)

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  9. I've never heard of a Pocket Lady but it's such a cool idea! Especially the one for adults...

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  10. Here is our version of the pick-a-pocket lady :

    www.interdrama.com/twitchett.html


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