Mr. Bubble’s 50th Birthday was a Hit!

by Janice

At 7am the bubbles started.

Before I had showered and slipped into my suit, the Fox 9 Morning news crew was already broadcasting bloggers and their kids playing in a huge “bath” of bubbles, up to their waists and armed with bottles of Mr. Bubble Foam Soap.

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While Jackson and I missed the first live broadcast of Mr. Bubble’s 50th Birthday Bash, we were in the bubble pit for the next shot, throwing bubbles and applying bubble beards to Fox 9 News contributor, Todd Walker and Mr. Bubble President, Frank Klisanich.

Todd Walker Buddies Up with Mr. Bubble: MyFoxTWINCITIES.com

Mr Bubble 50th Birthday Bash - Frank Klisanich

Jackson had the time of his life playing with his new blogging buddies, Molly’s boys from The Snyder 5. It was bubble heaven!

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Mr. Bubble 50th Birthday Bash

Mr. Bubble 50th Birthday Bash

“This is the funnest day of my life!” Jackson shouted to me as he and his friends covered themselves and each other in Mr. Bubble Foam Soap.

Mr. Bubble 50th Birthday Bash

Mr. Bubble 50th Birthday Bash

Mr. Bubble himself was in the house of course — celebrating his big 5-0! He bathed in bubbles, danced with party goers, enjoyed his cake, and even surfed on the Water Park of America’s surf simulator, FlowRider.

Mr. Bubble 50th Birthday Bash

Mr. Bubble 50th Birthday Bash

Finally, when all the bubbles were cleaned up, Jackson and I rode the slides again, (I must say, I LOVE the Water Park of America!) and then headed over to Nickelodeon Universe to hit some of their fabulous rides before our late night flight home.

Mr. Bubble 50th Birthday Bash - photo shot by Jacob Gibb

Thanks to Jacob Gibb for taking this shot of Jackson and me.

(Thanks so much to Jacob Gibb, the official photographer at the event for taking this shot with my camera.)

By the time we arrived back in Vancouver, it was 12:30amPT/2:30amCT. Jackson had been awake for almost twenty hours, but when we walked in our house, he insisted on pulling out our new Mr. Bubble products and having a bath!

As he soaked in his Mr. Bubble bath at 1am, Jackson sighed, “Ahhhh… next to today’s party, this is the best bubble bath I have ever had in my life!”

P.S. Don’t forget to enter our Mr. Bubble Gift Basket Giveaway!

Written by Janice Croze, co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom.
Talk with me: @5minutesformom and Facebook.com/5minutesformom.

Photos by Janice Croze, except final shot, by Jacob Gibb. For all of Janice’s Mr. Bubbles photos head over to 5m4m’s Flickr.

Note: Mr. Bubble flew me out to Minnesota (along with my son Jackson) to celebrate Mr. Bubble’s birthday bash. This post is part of a promotional campaign with Mr. Bubble at 5m4m.



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Janice is co-founder of 5 Minutes For Mom. She's been working online since 2003 and is thankful her days are full of social media, writing and photography. You can see more of her photos at janicecrozephotography.com.

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1 Molly June 13, 2011 at 9:24 am

My kids had so much fun hanging out with Jackson…and I’d say the same for having time to hang with you. Glad to hear you made it home safely and hope we find a way to see you all again soon.

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2 Janice June 13, 2011 at 7:17 pm

Yes – hopefully we will all end up on another trip together! Our boys were a great match for each other — and I think you and I could talk for three days straight! :)

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3 Kim June 13, 2011 at 11:58 am

Looks like a great time! How come the kids have all the fun? lol They should have something like this for us adults.

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4 Janice June 13, 2011 at 7:14 pm

oh we adults had TONS of fun too! :)

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5 Lolli June 13, 2011 at 12:03 pm

Oh my goodness! That looks like so much fun. Too bad I couldn’t have been there with my 10 year old boy. He would have loved to hang with Jackson and get all messy…I mean clean!

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6 Janice June 13, 2011 at 7:16 pm

Oh yes – I hope our boys get to meet soon! It was such a blast!

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7 Jennifer June 13, 2011 at 3:44 pm

This is awesome! I know that any kid would have loved it (especially my boy). Great TV spot too!

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8 Janice June 13, 2011 at 7:16 pm

All the kids – and us adults! – LOVED it for sure! How could you not?!?

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9 Jody June 13, 2011 at 10:28 pm

Janice- it was so great to spend time with you and meet Jackson! What a handsome boy! Your photos are wonderful!

I have to ask- what rides did you two hit at Nickelodeon Universe? I thought of Jackson when I saw the Airbender ride and the Ghostly Gangplank…

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10 Tarasview
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June 14, 2011 at 11:53 pm

oh Janice I love the pictures of you & Jackson having so much fun!! I am sure my boys would have loved that too :) fabulous!

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11 Allister Van Twinkle June 21, 2011 at 10:57 am

Got to love this fun exuding from these pictures! And happy Birthday to Mr. Bubble..oh my your an oldie but goodie!

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