In case you are also obsessed with How I Met Your Mother, I thought I would share a few ideas for the series finale tomorrow! Even if you are only watching with your roommates, most of the ideas can be pulled together within a few hours!
Yellow umbrella, a suit, or red boots. For the more ambitious: ducky ties, pumpkin outfits, Robin Sparkles or Robin Daggers
Intervention Banner, disposable cameras (from the intro!), Pineapple
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If your friends are super fans, you could also place parts of the "Bad News" countdown around your apartment. Label random parts of your apartment with large numbers and see if anybody notices...
Otis Redding (Ted's favorite), Robin Sparkles, Boyz II Men "You Just Got Slapped", The Proclaimers' "Five Hundred Miles", Economics-themed bands, and of course "La Vie En Rose"
“Sumbitches” Peanut Butter, Chocolate & Caramel Cookies (from People)
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup creamy peanut butter
2 large eggs
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
½ tsp. salt
36 bite-size chocolate-covered caramel candy bars
1. Beat first 4 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth. Add eggs and vanilla, and beat until blended.
2. Stir together flour and next 2 ingredients in a small bowl. Add to butter mixture, beating until blended. Cover and chill 30 minutes.
3. Preheat oven to 350°F. Shape a 2 tbsp. dough around each mini candy bar, using lightly floured hands, and roll into balls. Place 3 inches apart on ungreased or parchment paper-lined baking sheets.
4. Bake for 13 to 14 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets for 5 minutes. Transfer to wire racks.
During Ad Breaks...
..and otherwise discuss how awesome this show has been. After catching up partly through season 5, HIMYM has been one of my favorite shows. I hope these suggestions helped!