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16 Wishes the movie
Nov22

Be Careful What you Wish For

Has Debby ever regretted making a wish? Is your wish to own your own copy of 16 Wishes Special Edition DVD? Available at Target, iTunes, & Amazon.com!

Nov16

Debby’s Sweet Sixteen

Debby tells us about her own sixteenth birthday party. Today you can get your own copy of 16 Wishes! Available at Target, iTunes, Amazon.com, and RedBox.

Jun30

Celebrate with 16 Wishes!

Tune in to Disney Channel Sunday, July 4th at 5:45 PM (ET) for another chance to see 16 Wishes!  What could be better than time spent with family, food, and Abby Jensen?

Jun29

Join the 16 Wishes Street Team!

16 Wishes Street Team Contest!  Starting Tuesday, June 29th most Borders nationwide (U.S.) will have your favorite 16 Wishes gear in stock--bracelets, apparel, the Soundtrack (featuring tracks from Debby Ryan) and more!

Photograph yourself in front of a Borders where you can find 16 Wishes merchandise, and you could win a PROP FROM THE MOVIE: Abby' star mirror!

TO ENTER:  Post a link to your photo and tell us about your favorite product, and be entered to win!

Contest ends July 16th, 1O:OO ET.

Can't find the 16 Wishes merchandise at your local Borders?  No problem!  If your Borders doesn't have the gear, you can still qualify.  Just send us the photo and tell us where the store is located so we can get them the goods!

Jun25

Party Prep

Ever since I was little, I've been dreaming of my Sweet Sixteen Party.  When I first started talking about it to my mom & dad, let's just say they weren't as excited as I was.  Actually, my dad wasn't even listening, which is really annoying.  It was probably my fault though.  I should know better than to attempt any form of human communication with him while he's doing something competitive.  He's very focused when he wants to win.  Even when I was 5, he played a serious game of Go Fish.

Anyway, he perked up and got interested when I said I was paying for my party with my own money.   So today my mom & I are going shopping for decorations.  We're going to light the whole backyard with twinkle lights, and we're getting a helium tank so we can have dozens of ballons everywhere.

My Sweet Sixteen Party is going to look totally magical.   I can't wait!

Love you!


Abby



Jun24

True Confessions

I believe the world is divided into two types of people:  people who like surprises and people who don't.

I don't.

I don't like surprise parties, surprise quizzes or desserts with the word "surprise" in them.  I just think most things are better when they're totally planned out.  By me.  For me.

That's why every year I give my parents a Birthday Gift List. I don't mind if they don't give me everything on my list.  I'm not greedy or anything.  I just think it's better for everyone concerned if they get me exactly what I want.

I try to vary the List from year to year, throw a few fun little "impossibles" in there just to make them chuckle.  Like when I was nine, I asked for a pony and a trip to Paris.  I was joking about the pony.  They, unfortunately, thought I was joking about Paris.

So this year I only put one thing on my Birthday List.  One thing that would make my 16th Birthday better than Abby Jensen's 16th Birthday.   But I'm not going to tell you what it is.  Somebody has to be surprised around here!

Fingers crossed!


Krista



Jun24

Terror in the Parking Lane

No, that's not the title of a new horror movie.  It's my life.  Why is my life full of terror, you might ask?  Two words:

Driver's.  Education.

AKA Driver's Ed.  Specifically, Driver's Ed with Abby Jensen at the wheel.  It sounded like a good idea at first.  Abby and I are both car crazy.  She's partial to red vehicles and I always look at the blue ones, but we're both totally excited about turning 16 and getting our driver's licenses.  So naturally, we signed up for Driver's Ed together.

And then she got behind the wheel.

Terror in the Parking Lane.  And the Passing Lane.  And the Right Turn Only Lane.  I hope her parents let her practice A LOT before she gets her license.  In an empty parking lot.   With no obstacles of any kind within a mile or two.

Gotta run.  Today we're learning Parallel Parking.  I think I'll keep my eyes closed.


Jay



Jun24

Outta My Face

@TheDebbyRyan has a little fun during filming of @16Wishes. Don't miss the premiere on Disney Channel June 25th, 8/7 central!

Jun23

16 Wishes Scavenger Hunt


Debby and the 16 Wishes shirts at Borders!


Think you're a 16 Wishes FANatic? Complete our scavenger hunt based on the movie and all of the awesome 16 Wishes websites that you love, and be entered to win a Border's 16 Wishes Tshirt, signed by Debby Ryan!

Combine the first letters from your answers, and you have the password (uppercase) to unlock the contest page!  Once you're there, just tell us your favorite part of the movie, and you are entered to win the random drawing.

*Scavenger Hunt Questions*

1.  What is Abby’s middle name?

2.  What was the name of the dress boutique?

3.  Celeste loves pepperoni and _ pizza.

4.  Name on the side of Celeste’s van:

5.  Logan Buchanan isn’t just the quarterback, but in the _ Club as well!

6.  To which song did Debby Ryan, Chase Ryan, and friends. do a remix?  (Hint:  Check the Video section of Abby's Blog)

7.  Who said "I got pranked" in one of the Behind the Scenes videos?

8.  Where can you find exclusive 16 Wishes Tshirts, BFF jewelry, and more?

9. In Jean-Luc Bilodeau's interview on the 16 Wishes Borders.com page, he says he would wish for a _.

1O.  This is Debby Ryan's song for 16 Wishes, and there's even a music video for it now!

11.  Name of the Charity receiving a portion of sales from the purple Jac Vanek 16 Wishes bracelets sold at Borders and Borders.com:

12. In what kind of a shop are Abby and Jay in their video on the 16 Wishes YouTube Channel?

13.  On the 16 Wishes Myspace, you can hear the songs "A Wish Comes True Everyday" and _.

14.  This tasty treat company is one of the 16 Wishes "Favorite" pages on Facebook.

15.  For the latest news on contests, behind the scenes pictures, video, and much more, sign up for the 16 Wishes _.

16.  In the movie 16 Wishes, you learn to "be careful what you _ for".

**Congratulations to Rae, the raffle winner!**


*Now follow the link below, and type the password when asked

http://16wishesthemovie.com/goodies/16-wishes-scavenger-hunt/

Example:  If the answers were Grape, Yellow, Dog, Heidi, Brazil, your password would be GYDHB

*From here simply leave a Comment with your favorite part of the movie, and you’re entered in the random drawing to WIN!


**Psst...here's a HINT!  Check these places for some of your answers!**

16 Wishes on Facebook

16 Wishes on Twitter

16 Wishes Myspace

16 Wishes YouTube Channel

Borders.com


Contest ends Saturday, June 26th at 1O:OO pm ET...Good luck!

Jun23

A Brother’s Rebuttal

Have you read my sister's blog?  I just found it online, under the oh-so-creative title "Abby's Blog" and I feel the need to set the record straight:

I do NOT carry my "stupid toy guitar" around "all the time."  Just in the morning when I'm feeling particularly creative.  And late at night when the freshman blues hit me hard.  That's when I write my best songs.  Abby only hears the goofy ones I sing when I'm messing around or just want to torture her.  (I am her younger brother, after all.  It's in my contract.)  But I really do want to be a singer/songwriter/recording artist/major rock star, and right now that guitar is the only thing I have that makes me feel like I'm getting close.

Someday I'll be old enough to get a job and make some bank for the axe of my dreams.  Until then, I'll proudly bear the name of "Duffus and his Toy Guitar Band."

Hey...great idea, Abs.  I think I'll start a band!


Mike




Jun22

Cel’est la vie Contest

We all want our wishes to come true, but have you ever granted another person's wish?  Tell us about it!  You could win a REAL PROP from 16 Wishes.

Just respond in the comment section, contest ends June 24th!

**Thank you to all who told us about the wishes you have granted--they were TRULY magical!  Congratulations Jordan, you won Abby's piggy bank from the set of 16 Wishes!**

Jun22

The Best Wish List

Guess what?!  I've just been given my best assignment EVER!  A girl named Abby Jensen has made a wish list!

Not just any wish list.  It's 16 Wishes she wants to come true all on one day:  her 16th Birthday.  I haven't seen the list yet, so I don't exactly know what kind of a ride we're in for, but I can't WAIT for Abby's Birthday Morning so I can get started!

Sometimes I get someone's birthday wish in advance.  That's fun too, since it gives me time to plan.  But Abby's Wish List is a mystery.  She keeps it in her closet, so I'm assuming no one's ever seen it.  Well, maybe her little brother Mike.  He's always invading her privacy, coming in without knocking, that kind of thing.  Or maybe she's shown the list to Jay Kepler, her best friend.

Anyhoo, that's stage one:  I have to get a good look at that list without Abby knowing, which means I need to get her out of her room - preferably out of her house.  Planning that stage will give me a little something to scheme about, but not in an evil way, of course.  Now that I'm on the case, everything that happens on Abby's 16th Birthday is going to happen for a reason.

Goodness, this going to be fun!


Celeste





Jun22

Car Chase

Director's backstage access: Peter DeLuise sets the scene for a @16Wishes car chase, catch the action June 25th 8/7 central on Disney Channel!

Jun21

Spread the Word

There is not much time left before the Premiere of 16 Wishes on Disney Channel! Believe it or not, there may still be some who don't know to tune in June 25th, at 8/7 Central to watch Abby's MAGICAL Sweet Sixteen.

Your Mission: Get the word out about the WORLD PREMIERE of 16 Wishes on Disney Channel June 25th, at 8/7 Central. Send us video or pictures of you informing the world, and you could win THIS:

BE THE FIRST 16 WISHES FAN TO INTERVIEW DEBBY RYAN! Via Twitter, Skype, or even Ustream, get your chance to chat LIVE with Debby and ask her about 16 Wishes!

To Enter: Post a link in the comments section to your photos and videos, and be entered to win!

The "Spread the Word" Contest ends June 25th at 8/7 Central--Good Luck!

**Congratulations to Kymberley, our contest winner!  Look for her interview with Debby Ryan very soon!**

Jun21

I am Switzerland

When I was a freshman, everybody tried to tell me the importance of immediately picking my "clique."  For the those of you not yet in High School, it's pronounced "click" and it means a group or set of people with a common interest.  Our first day of freshman year, Abby and I identified some of most obvious cliques:

The Athletes

The Fashionistas

The Band Geeks

The Brainiacs

Once you identify yourself with one of these groups, it's hard to switch.  So I decided to steer clear all together and develop friendships with everyone.  I have friends in band, friends in football, friends who play chess, friends who dance, friends who wouldn't be caught dead dancing...friends who should rethink a few of their favorite dance moves because of how ridiculous they look doing them (that means you, Abby).

I guess I'm just not interested in taking sides.  I like staying neutral.

Someday, that's all gonna pay off.


Jay




Jun21

Anna Mae Gets Pranked

Watch Anna Mae Routledge react to the shenanigans of Debby Ryan (@TheDebbyRyan), Keenan Tracey (@KeenanTracey), Karissa Tynes (@MissKarissaT) and JesseReid (@JesseReid99).  Filmed by writer Annie DeYoung. 16 Wishes (@16Wishes) will premiere on Disney Channel on Friday, June 25 at 8/7 central.

Jun20

Mind Games

Debby Ryan, @TheDebbyRyan gives us a behind the scenes look at filming for 16 Wishes, @16Wishes.  Check out the movie June 25th @ 8/7 central on Disney Channel to see if the scene made the cut!

Jun19

“Invites are in the Mail”

You've now seen the trailer for 16 Wishes, Debby Ryan's music video for "A Wish Comes True Everyday", and even the invite from the movie!

Now it's your turn to show the world what you can do!  Share your plans for a 16 Wishes Premiere party (you can comment here, or even upload a video to YouTube!), and you could win!  The grand prize is a signed BTS pic of Debby Ryan and a REAL box of Celeste's magic candles from the filming of 16 Wishes...how great will those look on your next birthday cake?!

**Thank you to all who told us about your AWESOME plans for 16 Wishes Premiere Parties!  Congratulations to our winner, Chasney!**

Jun19

Premiere Party Invites

Let the party begin!  Send these printable Premiere Party invites to your friends, and enjoy the June 25th premiere of 16 Wishes together!  EXTRA TREAT--the star invite is just like one from the 16 Wishes movie!

Just click on the image below, print, and send to all of your party VIPs!

Jun19

Music Video Fun

Behind the scenes look at the filming of Debby Ryan's, @TheDebbyRyan, music video for "A Wish Comes True Everyday".  Don't miss the premiere of 16 Wishes, @16Wishes June 25th, 8/7 central on Disney Channel!

Jun19

My Favorite Things

I like my bedroom.  It's the one space in the universe I get to fill with my favorite things.  Everything in my room means something to me -- except for some of the pink things.  When I was in fifth grade, I made the mistake of telling my mother I liked pink.  For about three years every gift from every friend, relative and total stranger was, y'know...really PINK.  Don't get me wrong, I like pink -- but let's not go crazy.  I mean, there's a whole rainbow out there!

Anyhoo, here are some of my favorite things:

my furry green pillow

a pic of me and Jay taken at my 7th birthday party

my dollhouse

my multiple posters of Joey Lockhart (swoon!)

a years' supply of my fave sugarfree gum

a pic of my beloved ex-cat, Mr. Tickles

my alarm clock I bought for fifty cents at a garage sale

my bunny slippers

Someday, I'll redecorate and my furry green pillow will go the way of the dodo.  But a few things will always go with me wherever I live.  They mean that much to me.

What do you have in your room that you'll always treasure?


Love you!

Abby

Jun18

Jay’s 16 Wishes

Abby has this list of 16 Wishes she hopes will come true when she turns 16.  I'm only four months younger than her, so I started thinking it's time I came up with my own Wish List.

Here goes.  When I'm 16...

#1 - I'll have a cool car, preferably new, preferably fast.

#2 - I'll drive Abby around in my new, fast car.

#3 - I'll get courtside basketball tickets for me and Abby.

#4 - Maybe I'll try out for football.

#5 - Maybe Abby will come to a football game to watch me play instead of Logan.

#6 - I'll do something impressive and important, like...not sure yet.

#7 - I'll convince Principal Smith to put foosball tables in the lunchroom.

#8...

That's all I can think of right now.  Ideas?  Thoughts?  Commentary?

Jay






Jun18

International Update

Attention Canada!  Please clear your calendar, call your friends, and start the party planning TODAY!

The Canadian premiere of 16 Wishes on the Family Channel is happening July 16th, so get ready!

Jun18

In the Studio with Debby

Debby Ryan, @TheDebbyRyan gives a tour of the studio where she recorded the song "A Wish Comes True Everyday" for 16 Wishes, @16Wishes.  Don't miss the premiere on  Disney Channel June 25th, 8/7 central!

Jun17

A little bit invisible

Freshman guys have it rough.  I'm not saying we're short, it's just that most of us haven't reached our "full height potential" yet.  Someday, most of us will tower over our big sisters and call them names we just learned in Shakespeare 1O1, like "acorn" and "minimus."

Until then, we have to endure being a little bit invisible. The girls at school are all beautiful creatures who step on us with their high heels at dances and look over our heads when we try to talk to them.

Then there are guys like Logan Buchanan.  He doesn't really say very much, but all the girls are crazy about him, including my sister Abby.  Personally, I think it's just because he's tall enough to look them in the eye.

So until I'm taller -- like next semester -- I'm just going to bide my time and perfect my rock star air of cool, casual confidence.


That's my plan and I'm stickin' to it.

Mike