Saturday, April 3, 2010

My bags are packed and i am ready to go....

Shew!  Shew! Shew!  Going away is never easy on moms!  Today i have packed all the bags for the trip tomorrow morning.  This included, but was not limited to:
  • Packing four suitcases with clothes for any eventuality.
  • Packing food for the first couple of days including the biscuits i had baked for the trip and all the staples such as coffee, tea, sugar, salt etc.
  • Packing toiletries for all of us.
  • Packing every medication, plaster etc that you can possibly think of ... just in case.
  • Packing costumes, beach mats, beach toys, sunscreen etc.
  • Freezing drinks, getting snacks and games together for the road.\
  • Getting out a new craft project for the trip.
  • Kindly harassing DH to do his bit such as sorting out the car and trailer, when i really wanted to scream: "Have you taken any notice of how much i have bloody done today?  Now get off the couch and do your bloody bit!".
All of this was done amongst the clamour of overexcited kids who go crazy at the sight of suitcases.


I had to:
  • Hide the easter eggs in the garden for the easter egg hunt.
  • Supervise the easter egg hunt so that the little W got a chance to find some eggs.
  • Share out the easter eggs found.
  • Put out the easter egg bags.
  • Get out the easter eggs and toys for tomorrow morning while my kids were in the bath!
In between domestic life such as cooking supper did not stop.   In my exhaustion i cooked a giant pot of mac and cheese and shovelled it into the W's mouths.

Now it is nearly bedtime.  Everything is ready although i am still wandering around and sticking last minute items into the bags.  I am tired but positive.  I am looking forward to sinking my toes into the warm sand and watching the blue Indian ocean wash over my feet.



  1. you've started to use DH now, lol, I see it on so many blogs

  2. and it does not stand for donkey head or dumb head! :)