Monday, June 23, 2008

Road Trip Recap

I like to keep track of certain types of trivia because you never know when it might come in handy.

Like maybe my descendants living in the year 3008 will be totally fascinated by this information.

So, here's a recap of the Summer Road Trip Extravaganza.



THE PARTICIPANTS:
Me
Megan
Cordelia



THE DRIVE:
(Wyoming billboards made a really big deal about how we now entering the cheap Wyoming gas zone. Right. In fact, Wyoming was home to the most expensive gas we purchased on the trip.)

Total time on road trip: 5 days

Total miles traveled: 2001

Most miles traveled in one day: 515 (Thursday)

Least miles traveled in one day: 254 (Saturday)

Average miles traveled per day: 408

Average driving time on road per day: 7 hours

Average touristing time per day: 2.5 hours

Most expensive gas: Point of Rocks, Wyoming at $4.129/gallon

Least expensive gas: Boonville, MO at $3.799/gallon

Average miles per gallon: 16 (But I don't care because my Jeep is sooo cool!)




THE BLOG:
Total Number of Road Trip Posts: 50

Total number of comments on Road Trip posts (as of 6/21): 193

Total number of individuals commenting on Road Trip posts: 54

Most comments on a Road Trip Post: 33

Least comments on a Road Trip Post: 0

Average comments on a Road Trip Post: 3.95



THE CONTESTS & PRIZES:
There were a total of 24 prizes given away during the Summer Road Trip Extravaganza, valued up to hundreds, thousands, millions, I'm sure. Anyway, here they are. (In addition to the prizes listed below, our winners will also get a small sampler vial of our Summer Road Trip frangrance.)
  • Road Trip Quiz Perfect Score Winner— Annette Lyon won an Urban Botanic Bath & Body package (parfum, lotion & shower gel) in our Summer Road Trip fragrance

  • Road Trip Quiz 5+ Right Winner— Jennifer Leffler won Urban Botanic body lotion in our Summer Road Trip fragrance

  • Name My Jeep Contest Winner (Cordelia)—Melanie Goldmund won an Urban Botanic Bath & Body package (parfum, lotion & shower gel) in our Summer Road Trip fragrance

  • Mt Rushmore/Favorite State Contest Winner (Idaho)—Wendy won a bottle of Black Hills Gold from South Dakota

  • 20 Foot Statue Contest Winner (Belle)—Annette Lyon won Kentucky Wildcat mini "statue"

  • Corn Palace Popcorn Contest Winner (Movie Theater)—Susan won Orville Redenbacher's Movie Theater Popcorn

  • Corny Joke Contest Winner—Ryane won Orville Redenbacher's Movie Theater Popcorn

  • Jim's Guitar Contest Winner (Yes)—Holly won Wyoming playing cards

  • Natl Music Museum/Big Girls Video Winner—Natasha Ireland won Rules of Engagement by Stephanie Fowers

  • Nostalgia Ville/Super Hero Winner (Buffy)—Sandra won Road Trip food basket of Nouggies, protein bars and SoBes

  • Can't Believe I Missed You Winner—Lizette won won Urban Botanic body lotion in our Summer Roadtrip fragrance, Utah souvenir, Mary Englebreit sticky notes

  • Number of States Winner (9)—Summer won Santa ornament from Santa Clause, Indiana

  • Road Trip Fragrance Winner (Maui Pear)—Kerry Blair won Urban Botanic parfum spray in our Summer Road Trip fragrance

  • Blog About Our Trip Winner—Eva won Urban Botanic body lotion in our Summer Road Trip fragrance

  • Sidebar Sponsor Winner—Kim Thompson won Urban Botanic body lotion in our Summer Road Trip fragrance

  • Places to Visit Contest Winner (Mt. Rushmore)—Josi won two fridge magnets, Wizard of Oz from Nostalgia Ville USA and Mt. Rushmore from Mt. Rushmore

  • Places to Visit Contest Winner (Mt. Rushmore)—Sandra won Mt. Rushmore playing cards and Marine Bear pin from Cracker Barrel in Lexington, KY

  • Places to Visit Contest Winner (St. Louis Arch)—Natasha Ireland won Wizard of Oz fridge magnet from Nostalgia Ville, USA and Mary Englebreit note cards

  • North or South Winner (North)—Jennifer Leffler won Nice/Naughty Santa Hat from Santa Clause, Indiana

  • Theme Song Winner (Life is a Highway by Rascal Flatts)—Suan Westover won CD of our favorite Road Trip playlist songs

  • Make the Playlist Song Winner (Country Road by James Taylor)—Natasha Ireland won Wyoming Playing Cards

  • Suggest a Song Winner (This Is My Country by Mormon Tabernacle Choir)—Deanna Larson won a package of Mary Englebreit Sticky Notes

Winners: If you haven't already done so, please send me your snail mail address and I'll get your prize right out to you.

1 comment:

Suan said...

2001 miles... wow... that's alot of miles :) we did it in three days but we didn't stop for anything fun... thinking back we should have made it into a fun trip like you and megan did.