A place that Jamie often refers to when she doesn't know where somewhere far away is. Like, "the children in Wheretheheckistan would eat that" or, "there are people in Wheretheheckistan that actually wear those clothes". Wheretheheckistan is countries who's names end in -stan, like Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

In the movie Jamie says "the kids in Wheretheheckistan have enough problems without dumping Moms meatloaf on them. In the book, she says this about her cooking in general.

Jamie and Mr.Kelly often in the movie come prepared for instance one time Jamie brought stomach medicine or they switched their plates with new ones. In the book, Jamie made a candy necklace to eat to help her through dinner. Her dad wasn't so lucky.