...but the getting ready for it makes me a basket case!
I hate it.
I make lists and piles and menus and try and force all the laundry through the machine so that we can have a good selection of clean clothes to make filthy...
The food is always interesting, considering that I have one kid that doesn't/can eat gluten or cow dairy... so I have to bake things for her today to bring with...
We are taking the four kids and three of the dogs, boarding one and it was only yesterday that I realized that we have made no arrangements for the care and feeding of our elderly guinea pig yet!
Must do that today and check prescriptions for kids and run around and buy stuff that we don't have and may not need but you know, we might...
So hopefully by this time on Saturday morning we will be almost ready to put 6 people, three dogs and all the stuff needed to keep them fed, hydrated, medicated, warm, clean, entertained, safe, sheltered and make them float, impervious to mosquitoes, sun and rain ....into or onto our minivan and attached vintage
Boler trailer (the one pictured is not actually ours but is so similar it might as well be). Here is a picture of the inside.
Although in ours, the sofa converts to bunk beds for the two youngest children and we never set the table and benches up, that is constantly the bed space for the parents.
Fortunately, at 6 and 1/2 feet wide it is just big enough to accomodate my husband.
The oldest two will have their own small tents to sleep in with their dogs. They have done this for the last two years and love it.
Okay, enough stalling.
Laundry and baking and house cleaning and....