Party Girl ♥

Hey girlies,

It’s Kristen here again.  Wow, I’ve been posting a lot.  Massie and Claire just dragged me to this party, but I have to say, it was actually kind of nice…

Previously on XOXO The Pretty Committee

“Can you believe that the entire freshman year went by so fast!  We’re already in the middle of summer.” – Claire

“I know.  Remember how much trouble we had with Dempsey last year?  That was crazy.  And Kristen’s been single for a whole year now.” – Massie

“What I was saying was that we should do it.” – Massie

“Seriously? You know I was joking right?” – Claire

“I wasn’t planning on going as it clashes with my plans, but we should go.” – Massie

“Totally.” – Claire

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Party Girl Starter 1

We entered Blair’s foyer when the party started.  It was pretty packed.  There were a lot of kids in her grade, but there were also a fair amount of students who are in our grade.  We were supposed to be going out to New York today but Massie and Claire dragged me into going to this party with everyone else.  Honestly, even with the amazing year as freshman at OCDHigh, and more than enough time to get over you know who, I still felt a bit out of it at parties.  It’s not that I hate them now and don’t go to them, it just isn’t one of my top things to do.

“Earth to Kris!  Come on,” Massie said as she waved a hand in front of my face.  I didn’t even realise that I had spaced out.  She tugged at my hand and lead me over to the staircase where the Belles’ were.

As we were going over there, I thought I felt someone looking at me, but when I turned to see, I couldn’t find whoever it was.  I shrugged and followed Massie and the girls.

“Massie!” Blair squealed when she saw us.  “I wasn’t sure if you all would make it.” She smiled.  The rest of the Belles all said hey as we greeted them back.  We all had a slight soft spot for them.  They were kind of like our little sisters who looked up to us.

“Well we did.” Massie laughed.  “We just came to say hi, we’ll let you get back to your hosting duties.”

We left the Belles and made our way to the dance floor.  I saw Cam and Josh at the entrance.  Claire and Leesh went over to grab them.  I sighed.  It’s not like I need a guy to be happy, it’s just that sometimes I wished I had one for times like these.

“Hey.”

I turned around, I didn’t recognise the voice.

“Hi…” I said uneasily to the boy who was standing in front of my now.  He had dark brown hair, and angular chin, and hazel eyes.  Honestly, he was pretty cute.  He was totally muscular too, but I don’t know who he is, so I should keep my guard up.

“I’m sorry, I’m new here.  Do these parties happen very often?” he asked.

“Pretty much.  There is always an excuse for a party in Westchester.  If not holidays, then special functions, if not that, charity events.  The list goes on and on.” I smiled slightly.  I remember it was a bit hard to take in at first.  “I’m Kristen Gregory.  Do you go to Briarwood?”

“Nick Thompson.  Yeah, I do.  OCDHigh?”

“The one and only,” I smiled.

It was silent for a while, before I decided to break the ice.  “Where did you live before?”

“Actually, I lived in LA.  My dad got a job here, so we packed up and moved,” he replied.

“Cool, I’ve always wanted to go,” I told him.  He smiled.

Suddenly I realised that we were actually already dancing.  Our hands were together.  I smiled, maybe this is the start of something new.

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Authors Notes

♥ New Outfit on Massie’s Mannequin

♥ New Current State of the Union

♥ Yes, it’s Nick Thompson!  From those of you who followed me when I was Fairygirl11952, one of my last posts had featured Nick Thompson as Kristen’s potential future love interest, and I told you I would bring him back when I first started this blog 🙂  I have him as Shane Harper.

Claire Summer 2014

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Ready For A Party ♥

Hey girlies,

It’s Claire!  What’s everyone up to this summer?  Hope you all are having tons of fun.  Right now, I’m wearing a grey cropped shirt tied at the front, a pair high waisted white lace shorts, with grey Keds, and a Marc by Marc Jacobs black cross-body bag.  Now let’s get on to the post!

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Ready For A Party Starter 1

I lay on Massie’s bed, flipping through a copy of the latest issue of Seventeen.  Massie stepped out from her closet wearing a new pair of shoes that she wanted to show me.  She cleared her throat and I looked up.  I eyed her feet once over.

“Not bad.  It matches with your Balenciaga.” I told her.  She spun around to show me the back.

“I know right!” She giggled.  I smiled.

“So…” She started to say as she plopped down in her desk chair.  “What are we doing today?”

“I don’t know.” I said and I flipped over on the bed.  “How about we just stay in.  I’m feeling lazy.”  I looked over at Massie.  She shrugged her shoulders.

“Sure.” She checked her phone.

“Can you believe that the entire freshman year went by so fast!  We’re already in the middle of summer.” I sighed.  I sat up from the bed and walked over to Massie.

“I know.  Remember how much trouble we had with Dempsey last year?  That was crazy.  And Kristen’s been single for a whole year now.” Massie said.  I laughed a bit.  There was nothing wrong about Kristen being single, we just wanted her to be happier.  The entire Dempsey thing really took a tole on her even with all that we did.

“We should get Kristen to meet some guys.” I joked as I took my phone and checked the messages from Cam.  I smiled down on my phone.

Cam: Hey Clairebear!

Cam: I miss you.  Spending a week with my grandparents are kinda boring.

Cam: Oh and I brought you some special gummies! ;P

“…do it!”

“What?” I asked looking up.  I didn’t ever realise she was saying anything.

“Kuh-laire!  Are you texting Cam again?” She asked annoyed but I could hear the hint of amusement in her voice.  I smiled sheepishly.  She sighed.

“What I was saying was that we should do it.  We should get Kristen to meet some new guys!” Massie squealed excitedly.

“Seriously? You know I was joking right?” I asked her.  I raised my eyebrows.  Is she serious?  I mean, where would we even go?

“You know that midsummer party that Blair’s throwing?” She asked me.  She knew I knew.  Wow, time really has flown.  Blair was the alpha of the grade below us.  And now she’s going to be at OCDHigh.

“Yeah…” I dragged on the ah sound.

“I wasn’t planning on going as it clashes with my plans, but we should go.  Most of the students would be their anyways so there would be plenty of guys for Kris to meet.” She said, her mischievous eyes gleaming.  She smirked at me.

I smirked back at her. “Totally.”

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♥ New Current State of the Union

♥ Two new outfits in Massie’s Mannequin

♥ New post on XOXOLoveNatalie

Claire Summer 2014

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You’ll Be Beggin’ On Your Knees For Me ♥


Hey girlies,

Kris here, again.  But I know you are all waiting to hear about my revenge on Dempsey and Olivia.  Like, I mean, she knew I was dating him so she is going DOWN.  So here is what you having been waiting for…

Previously on XOXO The Pretty Committee:

Maybe, maybe it isn’t him.  Maybe that’s his cousin or someone who just looks like Olivia but is actually…I don’t know, his distant relative? – Kristen

“Are you girls coming?” – Landon

“Come on Kris, let’s go.” – Massie

“What’s up with her?” – Derrington

“It’s ok, Dyl,” – Kristen

“Besides…” I continued, “I’m getting my revenge.” – Kristen

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You'll Be Beggin' On Your Knees For Me Starter 1

I sat on the kitchen island with the rest of the Pretty Committee and the Belles with cups of watermelon lemonade.  I looked around the room, admiring the white cabinets and the granite counter tops.  I smiled at my friends as I took a sip of lemonade.

“Ok, so how are we going to get back at Dempsey and Duh-livia?” Massie asked as soon as everyone had settled in.

“Umm, very public breakup?” Ella Thomas asked, still a bit in awe of the infamous Queen Massie.

“Ahv-course, but what are we actually going to do?” Alicia replied, rolling her eyes.  Ella cowered back a little.

“Ok, what is Kris good at?” Claire asked herself.  “Soccer…Academics…Singing?”

“Yes!  EMG!  She could totally sing a song for Dempsey that would totally ruin him.”  Massie said happily, smirking.

“Ooooh! Do you know that Victorious episode?  The one where she was with that guy who used her to get a good grade?  You could totes sing Beggin’ On Your Knees.” Dylan giggled sheepishly after confessing her little obsession with TV shows like Victorious and iCarly.

“That is an ah-mazing idea, Dyl! Let’s do it.” I smiled mischievously.  “Wait, where?”

“Let’s throw a party for the crowning of the Belles.  That way we can have a stage and a huge audience.” Massie suggested as she started typing in her iPhone 5s with all the details to Landon Dorsey, her party planner.

“Ok, what about Olivia?” Erica Brown asked as she glanced at us all.

“Ohhh, I have the perfect plan for her.” Alicia grinned like a cheshire cat.  Leesh, what are you up to?

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You'll Be Beggin' On Your Knees For Me Starter 2

I walked around the party, mingling with the other girls from OCD and the boys from Briarwood.  I spotted Dempsey talking to a few other boys in his grade.  I checked my phone and seeing as it was already 7:25, I ran backstage, at least as fast as I could in my heels.

I reached there just in time before we were all supposed to go on stage.

“Ok, I’m here,” I said panting a little.  The rest of the Pretty Committee were already there and so were Landon, Josh, Derrington and Cam.

“Are you ready?” Massie asked me, checking me over for any flaws and runaway threads.  There weren’t any.

“Totally.  Let’s go!” I smiled and then Massie went up on the stage.  We followed her up and stood in a line behind her as Landon and Cam stood at the left entrance of the stage while Derrington and Josh stood at the right entrance.

“Hi!  How’s everybody doing?” Massie shouted through the mic.  She got cheers in response.  “I think that it’s time to crown the new alpha clique of OCD so, the Belles’, come on up!”

Everyone applauded and cheered as the Belles came up on stage.  “Blair, Erica, Liana, Lauren and Ella will be your ruler in the following year, and we trust them to carry on the tradition.”  Massie said when everyone quieted down a bit.  “I know they will do an incredible job.  And now, here are your keys.”  I smiled as I faced Lauren and gave her a golden necklace with the real key to the secret room on it.  I saw from the corner of my eye that the rest of the Pretty Committee were doing the same with the rest of the Belles.

When we were all done, Massie faced the audience again.  “Now, as a celebration of this new year, there will be a special performance by someone who you all know and love, Kristen Gregory!”

I stepped forward while the others stepped back into their positions as my backup dancers.  “Before I begin, will Dempsey Solomon please come up on the stage please?” I said through the microphone.  There were a few whistles as I watched Dempsey make his way up on the stage, a grin plastered on his face.  I rolled my eyes.

When he finally made it up beside me, he hugged me.  I hugged him back to be polite but then released it very quickly.  I smiled at him, but not really at him, but about what was about to happen to him.

“This song is dedicated to my boyfriend…or let me say, my EX boyfriend.”  I grinned as a murmur ran through the crowd.

“What?” Dempsey asked me, a bewildered look on his face.

“Just listen…I think you’ll hate it!  Let’s go!”

The music starts and I begin to sing.

“You had it all, the day you told me told me you want me.  I had it all, but let you fool me fool me completely.  Yeah I was so stupid to give you all my attention, but the way you played me exposed your true intentions.  And one day, you’ll be beggin’ on your knees for me, and one day, you’ll be crawling like a centipede.  You mess with me, and mess with her, so I’ll make sure you get what you deserve.  And one day, you’ll be beggin’ on your knees for me…”

At that, Dempsey tried to leave the stage, but stopped when the bodyguards, or let’s say, the rest of the boyfriends glared at him and blocked him from leaving.  I grinned when the spotlight hit his face just to make it more apparent on what he had done.

When I finished the song, the crowd cheered!  I beamed at the crowd, and then smirked as I turned my head to face Dempsey.

“I don’t get it.  Kris? What did I do?” Dempsey asked as he pleaded at me.

“Oh please.  You know it, I know it.  Or are you really going to deny that you were never with Olivia at the top of the Empire State Building less than a week ago?”

“Look, I can explain.  Kris, just give me a minute to explain.”  He pleaded, his eyes widened by the fact that I knew.

“Just save it Dempsey.”  I turned to walk away, but stopped and swirled around to face him.  “Oh, by the way, if I wasn’t clear enough, which I think I was, or you are to slow to take the hint, we are sooooo DONE!”

I threw the bracelet he gave me at the beach at his face, aiming for his eye.  Let’s just say, I still got my aim.  I walked off the stage and ran into the group hug that was waiting for me.

“That was ah-mazing Kris.” Massie exclaimed as we squealed with delight.

“I know.”  I smiled.  “It was totally fun too!”

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You'll Be Beggin' On Your Knees For Me Starter 3

I watched at the entrance as a car suddenly pulled up.  A giggly girl with blonde hair came out laughing as she saw Alicia near, chatting with Josh and a few other soccer players.

“Leesh!”  She called out.  “I can’t believe I’m so late!  I thought that it was at your house, so I went and no one was there, so I checked Dylan’s and Blair’s but still no one.  Then I realised it was here!”  I rolled my eyes at that.  Leave it to Duh-livia to forget where a party is, especially if it was thrown by the queen of the school.

“Hey Livy!” Alicia hollered motioning for her to join them.  As Duh-livia joined them, a spotlight from the stage hit her.  I froze, then began to uncontrollably laugh.  The crowd all turned and everything was silent for a while, until laughter rippled through.  Olivia’s cheeks turned red when she realised what happened.

She was wearing a silver dress which was stunning…if it was lined properly.  It looked fine normally, but once the light hits it, it was completely see through, if you know what I mean.  Alicia smirked at her as a horrified expression surfaced on Olivia’s face.

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I walked over and high fived Leesh, giggling like crazy.  Olivia didn’t move, but I saw that someone had.  Massie.  She walked out and stepped in front of Olivia, hands on her hips, eyebrows raised.

“What do you have to say for yourself?” Massie asked her sarcastically.

“Uhh…umm…what do you mean?” Olivia stammered in reply.

“Oh I think you do know.  So, if you have taken the hint tonight, stay away from my friends and I.  Or you’ll be sorry.” Massie said coolly.  I saw Olivia gulp.  Massie turned towards us and started to walk, when she suddenly turned back seeing that Olivia was still there.

“What are you still doing here?  Or do you want me to get a restraining order?”

Olivia ran away.  Good thing her car was still pulled up front or she would have had to wait.  I kind of felt sorry for her, but not that sorry.

Suddenly I found myself surrounded by Massie, Alicia, Dylan and Claire, my best friends.  I knew that this was going to be the start of an amazing year…

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♥ Two new outfits on Massie’s Mannequin

♥ New CSOTU

♥ I know I’m supposed to be changing characters for every post but I determine that by the content of the post and who it mainly revolves around, so bear with me using Kristen for a while.

♥ This is the end of this storyline!  Well the next one would be sort of related but not really 🙂 Haha

♥ New post on XOXOLoveNatalie

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Beach Lanterns ♥

Hey girlies,

Happy April!!! I can’t believe April is already here.  Time is passing so fast.  Spring is finally here and I can’t wait to try out the new trends.  Cody Simpson’s “Got Me Good” is posted so if you want to listen to it, it’s there for you.  Now for the post!

Previously on XOXO The Pretty Committee

“You will need this.” – Massie

“Your challenge will be to go around the beach and find ‘hidden’ letters.” – Massie

“Do you mind if we take a picture of it?” – Blair

“Ow! What?” – Blair

“We are sooooooo stupid!” – Lauren

“My sunglasses? OMG!” – Blair

“BEACH BABE!!!”

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Beach Lanterns Starter 1

 

The Belles could hear the thumping music on the beach coming from the distance.  A bunch of teenagers dancing, laughing, swimming, splashing just a little away.  They realised what this could only mean.  A beach party!

As they got near the crowd, with the Pretty Committee a little ahead of them, they recognised most of the people from OCD and Briarwood, with a few people from ADD, of course, here to party with Landon.  The Pretty Committee exchanged greetings with everyone and so did the Belles.  Finally, Massie turned to Blair.

“Here’s the fourth envelop.  Good luck.” she simply said, and then turned to leave and mingle with the rest of the students at the party.

“That’s it? No instructions?” Erica questioned, skeptical about what would happen next.

“Well, the instructions are probably hidden in the clues.  Come on, let’s open it and see.” Blair said and opened the white envelope that they were so familiar with.

Clue #4

“Follow the loud beat, to the dancing heat…Well beat should mean the music right?” Lauren asked after reading the clue.  She glanced around, but they could here the music everywhere they went.

“How about the speakers?” Liana asked as she pointed to huge speakers towards the end of the crowd.  “We could always try going there.”

“That just might be it…” Blair pondered for a while.  “Do you see the bonfire over there? That could be the dancing heat.”

The Belles all walked through the dancing crowd of teenagers.  They reached the speakers just as the DJ started to play “Got Me Good” by Cody Simpson.  There was a cheer from the crowd and they kept on dancing.

“Ok, what’s next?” Erica asked Blair while motioning to the clue card Blair still held in her hands.

“Find the petals in a loop, that are in a lavender hoop.” Blair read off the card.  She looked around again, searching for anything that might fit the description.  She was just about to suggest looking for something else when she noticed a few people handing out luaus, and they were lavender colored flowers.  Blair pointed at them to the Belles.  One of the girls handing out the luaus noticed them pointing and walked over.

“Would you like one?” she asked.

“Yes, please.  One for each of us.” Blair smiled as the girl placed a lavender luau over all of their heads.  Ella turned to Blair and then asked…

“What’s next?”

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Beach Lanterns Starter 2

 

“If I guessed correctly, this should be the place.” Blair said as she lead the Belles to the flower garden, just off to the side of the beach.  “They normally hang lanterns up when it gets dark.”

When the Belles reached the entrance to the garden, there were two guards at the front.  “I’m sorry ma’am.  But the garden is closed off today.”  One of the guards said to Blair.  She frowned.

“Go to the light garden, with the petals as a pardon.” Blair said under her breath.  Then she realised what the clue meant. “Here.” she said to the guard as she took off her luau and handed it in to him.  She motioned for the rest of the Belles to do the same.

Once all of the luaus were handed to the guard, he stepped aside, and gestured for the Belles to go inside.

“Yes!” Ella couldn’t help jumping as they went in.  The rest of the Belles laughed.

“Ok, two more lines left of the clue.  Find the bright lantern that you seek, you will find it hanging with the key.  Well, we know that there are lanterns hung up in the trees.  This means that the key would be hanging with one of them.” Blair said.  “Come on, girls, search every lantern.  Erica, take the top left, Liana, bottom left, Ella, top right, Lauren, bottom right.  I’ll take the center.”

The Belles scoured the lanterns left and right, up and down.  They searched every angle of the garden, until finally, Erica gave a shout.  On the lantern in the far left of the garden, was a golden key.  The Belles ran over as Erica got it down from the lantern.

“Good job Erica!”  Blair said as Erica handed it to Claire to put on her necklace.

“Yes, good job girls.”

A voice suddenly came up behind them.  The Pretty Committee stood with their own luaus around their necks.  “Have fun today and we’ll see you in a little while.”  Massie said with a smirk playing on her lips and a gleam in her eyes…

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Sorry for the short post, I will try and go more in depth in the future posts of this plot line.  Two more posts left!

New Current State of the Union!

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Beach Babe ♥

Hey girlies,

Wow has it really been over like 2 months? I have been so busy.  It’s crazy.  I can’t believe it’s March already.  I have been in a warmer mood so I decided to put up the spring makeover!  So here is the post:

Previously on XOXO The Pretty Committee

“From the start, or to the end, depends on how you see it…” – Lauren

“No.  We started at the entrance and that’s where we will finish.” – Blair

“EMG!!!” The fountain.” – Blair

“There!” – Ella

“Congrats, girls.  Now you better get home and take a rest.  Tomorrow’s a big day, almost as tiring as this one.” – Massie

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Beach Babe Starter 1

The Belles stood there on the warm golden sand of the beach.  One hand carrying their bags for the day and the other either wrapped around their boyfriend’s waist or fingers intertwined with their hands.  The Belles wore a variety of tanks and shorts with leather sandals.  Perfect for a day on the beach.  They searched their surroundings, trying to figure out where the Pretty Committee was.

“There!” Ella exclaimed as they finally found Massie, Alicia, Dylan, Kristen and Claire seated on beach towels doing various things including watching their boyfriends play with a plastic beach ball.  Massie looked up as the Belles approached.  She stood and so did the rest of the girls and waited until the Belles were right in front of them.

“Hey girls.” Massie said as Landon stopped playing and stood next to Massie.  He put his arm around her shoulders.  Massie smiled.

“Hey!” The Belles chorused themselves.  Blair smiled at Alex.

“Are you ready for your next challenge?” Massie asked as she stared at the Belles, smirking a little.

“Totes!” Liana exclaimed happily, practically hopping up and down with excitement and anticipation.

“Claire?” Massie gestured her hand towards Claire.  Claire was digging through her Kate Spade tote bag until she found what she was looking for.  She pulled out a polaroid camera and three packs of films.  She handed them to Massie, who then gave them to Blair.  “You will need this.”

Blair put the packs of film in her bag but kept the polaroid in her hands.  “What are we going to do?”

“Your challenge will be to go around the beach and find ‘hidden’ letters.” Massie said, putting air quotes around ‘hidden’.  “For example take my bracelet for example.  It is just a bracelet, but it can also look like the letter ‘O’.  You have to find nine different items.  Three Bs, two As, one H, one C and two Es.”  Massie said.  “Once you find them, unscramble the letters to two words.  If you figure it out, you will get the clue to the key.  Meet us back here when you are done.”  Massie looked at them and saw the gleam of adrenaline start appear on their faces.

“Go!”

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Beach Babe Starter 2

“Where should we start?” Lauren asked as the Pretty Committee resumed whatever they were doing before.  She scanned the surroundings of the beach looking for any ‘hidden letters’ from where they were standing.

“I guess all we can do really is to go around the beach and keep our eyes open for the letters.” Blair replied and shrugged her shoulders.  She pulled out a pair of sunglasses from her beach bag and placed it on her eyes.  “Come on.  Let’s go.”

The Belles walked along the broadwalk of the beach, inbetween the stands that sold food and sandcastle equipment, and the surfboards/canoes rental shops that scattered all along the long strip of the beach, and the golden sand where many people were building sandcastles, sunbathing or chatting with friends and family.

“Look…” Erica said as she pointed towards a group of young girls building something using buckets and shovels.  “Isn’t that Alison, your cousin?” Erica turned towards Ella.  Ella nodded and gave a shout towards the girls.  Alison turned her head and waved at the Belles, beckoning them to come over.

“Hey Ali,” Ella said as they approached them.  She smiled at the friends that Alison was with.  “Hey Alex, Alyssa.”

“Hi!” They all chorused.  Alison stayed to chat while Alex and Alyssa continued to work on whatever they were building.

After a while, Blair smiled and asked, “What are you building?”

“An A!” Alison grinned as she put the final touches on the huge ‘A’ shape that the Belles could now see, after having it pointed out.  Blair smiled and looked at the rest of the girls.

“Do you mind if we take a picture of it?” Blair asked Alison.  Alison shook her head and smiled.

“Go ahead.”

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Beach Babe Starter 3

The Belles left Alison and her friends when they finally finished building their ‘A’ structure, Blair quickly took a polaroid picture and slipped it neatly into the pocket of her bag.  The Belles had continued to walk down the promenade when suddenly, Alex gave a shout.

“Pete! Sam!” Alex yelled towards two guys, the same age, who went to Briarwood with the guys.  Pete and Sam where skateboarding at the new ramp that was built just last month.  Alex ran towards them.  “Hey guys!” Alex said as he gave them both a fist bump.  Erica stopped short and stared at the ramp.

“Blair?” Erica whispered as she grabbed Blair’s elbow sharply.

“Ow! What?” Blair said annoyed while she rubbed her elbow with her other hand.

“C!” Erica grinned.  Blair saw it at once.  When you turned the skateboarding ramp sideways, it looked exactly like the letter ‘C’.  Blair grinned back and took out the polaroid.  She snapped a picture of the skateboard ramp and placed it with the other polaroid.

“We should really make a list.  Let’s see.  We found one A and one C.  That leaves three Bs, one more A, one H, and two Es.” Blair announced as she typed that into her phone.  “Come on, we have to go if we want to finish in time.”

The boys said goodbye and they left.  They headed towards the centre of the beach.  There were more people here who wanted to swim, play and surf, so there was a lifeguard’s chair there.  “Wait a sec.  The surfboards and lifeguard’s chair looks kind of like…” Ella began to say, and then looked at the others.

“E and A!” The Belles shouted and ran towards them.  First, they reached the lifeguard’s chair and snapped a photo of the side, where the two long legs and a horizontal support system looked liked the letter ‘A’.  Then they went to where three surfboards were standing up in the sand, and one was laying against the three.  Sideways, it looked like the letter ‘E’.  Blair quickly snapped the photo and placed both the polaroids into her tote bag.

“Come on! We still have five other letters to find!”

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The Belles have walked up and down the boardwalk of the beach several times already.  They most of the letters; two life preservers as a B, a B written in the sand, driftwood arranged as an H and a balloon seller with lettered balloons for an E, after stopping to eat and drink something of course.  All that was missing was the final letter, ‘B’.

“I seriously don’t see anything that looks like a ‘B’ anymore.” Ella said as she looked down the beach for the tenth time.  They have been looking for a while now and they just could not find it.

“Ok let’s stop and think.” Blair said.  She stared at the clear blue water that connects with the soft golden sand.  Suddenly, Lauren gasped as her eyes widened, and then started to laugh, uncontrollably.

“What’s up?” Liana asked as she started to giggle over Lauren.

“We are sooooooo stupid!” Lauren barely said before she started laughing again.

“Lauren, calm down.  What’s up?” Blair said soothingly as Lauren started to take in huge breaths, trying to control herself.

“I found the last letter.” Lauren smiled and pointed at Blair’s hair.

Blair had taken her sunglasses and placed them on her hair after a few clouds had appeared and it wasn’t too bright anymore.

“My sunglasses? OMG!” Blair finally realised what Lauren was trying to say.  The last letter had been under their noses, or on top of their heads for the entire time.  Blair placed her sunglasses in the sand and snapped a photo with the polaroid.  “The final letter.” She said as she tilted the photo sideways, making the sunglasses look like the letter “B”.

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“Ok let’s see…” Blair said as they stood next to one of the picnic tables that was used for people to eat from.  She took all the Polaroid images out of her bag and spread them out on the table.  “What would this spell?  Remember, it has to be two words.”

They stared at the photographs for a while, trying out different combinations in their heads.  “Well, we have to be on the beach for a reason right? So it probably has something to do with the beach.” Erica said.

“Right!  And you can spell beach too,” Ella said.  “We still have bbea.”  Then she got it.

“BEACH BABE!!!”

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Beach Babe Starter 6

“Nice work, girls.” Massie said when the Belles returned with the letters in the proper order.  By now, the sun had set a little in the sky, and it wasn’t so bright.  “Beach Babe was correct.”

“Yes!” Ella squealed then covered her mouth as Massie just smiled.

“Before we give you the clue, let’s just relax and enjoy the sun and the beach for now.  You will have plenty of time to find the key later on.” Massie sat down on the vast amounts of Tommy Hilfiger towels that were set on the sand so they wouldn’t get their clothes dusty.  She took out some food from a duffle bag.

The rest of the Belles sat down.  They ate, talked, laughed, gossiped, danced, sang, relaxed…

“Come here,” Dempsey said in a whisper in Kristen’s ear as he pulled her over to a quieter spot on the beach.  The sun was now lower in the sky and was now streaked with orange and pink.

“What’s up?” Kristen asked slightly confused a little bit worried.  Dempsey took her hand with his own right hand, and pulled out a box from his jacket with his left.  It was a small Tiffany box, completed with the white bow.

Kristen eyed him, then slowly unraveled the ribbon and opened the box.  Inside was a silver chain bracelet, with a heart tag which was engraved with K&D.  She was silent for a moment.  Then without a word, she kissed him.

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