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Old 07-29-2009, 09:24 PM   #16
Patiently waiting to see Mickey again
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Cool 10 days till we are there, 9 till the trip begins!!!

Well, this is what we are looking at now.

Tonight - nice relaxing night at home, kids are really excited to head back to Disney!!!!!!! It was the first time since we announced that were going that they have shown actually excitment for the trip! They kept asking, is this friday the day we goto disney??

Tomorrow(7/30) - Nothing disney oriented to really get done.

Friday(7/31) - Nope, still nothing to do

Saturday(8/1) - We meet at Mom-Mom’s house for haircuts/lunchtime…
Relax rest of the day, etc. Take kids to store to get new shoes.

Sunday(8/2) - Grocery shop (Acme) for the week (try to plan on finishing all refrigerated food by Friday)… Maybe mow the lawn. Mini laundry for clothes for the week.

Monday(8/3) - Bags for disney appear to be prepped for packing.

Family trip to Acme – pick out cereals, snacks, drinks, etc. – all food for the drive down and the week at Disney (snacks for car, “breakfast” foods for hotel, evening snacks, drink mixes and snacks to bring with us to the parks, etc.). GE

Big laundry night! – all regular whites & darks, etc.


Go online and put a hold on our mail, stop by pet store and get crickets/worms for the Gecko,

Dave and Mel can pack their clothes, most of their suitcases, etc.,

Do kids’ laundry… Have kids start to pack their toys or animals?? Have them pick out movies and games for the car trip? Start to pack kids’ suitcases…


Have kids wear PJs or old clothes, do small load of any extra laundry to be done…

Set light timers for the house, leave Dave a note about the cats, etc., Gather TV/electronics for the car and pack that/leave by front door, charge DS’s, PSP’s, CHARGE VIDEO CAMERA, etc., Pull out all pool toys, ladder, etc. and put all stuff on deck inside the garage… Start to pack groceries/ snacks for our trip, Have kids finish packing toys & stuffed animals. Pack kids clothes & suitcases. Pack separate bag of bathing suits, towel, suntan lotion, extra t-shirts for car trip, etc. Gather GPS for the car, any maps, Disney binder, etc., Disney tickets and paperwork, All suitcases should be packed and by the front door, ready to go, maybe add last minute stuff on Friday afternoon… (Mel – contact lens stuff, etc.),

Fri(8/7) - Work (Mel: all day), Dave – maybe leave early from work, Load up on podcasts for the drive for listening, take an afternoon nap, pick up the kids, etc. GET DARTH CAT INSIDE AND LOCK THE BEAST IN A ROOM UNTIL WE LEAVE!!!! J

When I get home, Dave - pack van with suitcases, etc., Mel – cook dinner, clean-up, etc., Kids can change into PJs or just sleep in the same clothes their wear on Friday and wear the same clothes on Saturday?? Shock the pool, put pool cover on, etc., Turn down thermostat for the week, Lock doors, pull up bathroom mats, change cat litter, set out extra water & food dishes for the cats. Pack cooler for car trip down – drinks, etc., and snacks for hotel…

Bring pillows, blankets, etc. for the van… Leave around 7-8pm for Disney!!! Drive all night and try to stay awake

Mel plans to drive from 7:30-midnightish(I try to sleep for a bit), I've got the midnightish till Disney trip.
1st trip for family in Aug 2007 at All Star Movies/2nd trip for family in Aug 2008 at All Star Sports/ 3rd trip for family in Aug 2009 at Pop CenturyOur 3rd Annual
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Pretrip Aug 2013 All Star Sports

Me Dave -44 DS Matthew -12 DW Melody -38 DS Luke -10

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