Tuesday, February 12, 2008

time sure flies...

when your having fun, hanging with your family and being creative! Oh and working...I had 4 days of subbing at an elementary school in a nearby town. Let me tell ya how exhausting that is! (but I loved every minute of it)
We've been hanging out a lot of that lately...well, as much as we can with all the hockey Reilly is playing and the newest developments in the seemingly never ending saga that has become my life as the director but that's a whole other issue and not one I want to share with any of you...you probably wouldn't even believe me if I told you!I had no intention of not blogging for 2 weeks but as I said, we've had a lot going on.
We ended up exchanging our 2 new large suitcases (29") and getting 4 slightly smaller (24") ones instead...people who have done big trips like this before suggested to us that the big ones might be too heavy upon our return with the shopping and souvenirs and how costly it is if your bags are overweight. We've actually been given some really good travel advice from those that have gone before us...lol such as packing bandaids for blisters...I would have never thought of that and would have had to run around trying to find some to buy I'm sure. If you have any neat little trip tips, please share them.
So, I thought since it has been awhile since I shared anything creative that I would do that today so here ya go...have a peek at some scrapbook layouts that I have recently created. Some of you may have seen some or all of them already but I do have some I haven't shared anywhere and will take some pics and post them soon. Oh and I've added almost all of January pics to the project 365 album to the left if you would like to have a peek at the things I have been snapping pictures of.

Oh and guess what....the travel agent we ordered our Park Hopper passes from just last Friday, called today and said they were here already...WOOHOO!! She had said it would take at least 2 weeks so we ordered with plenty of time to spare and they only took 2 days. I'll be picking them up on later this week...getting more excited as the days go by.
I guess that's it for now...the boys will be coming through the door any minute and then the real fun begins...lol!


grover said...

love all the layouts..especially the froggie one!!! too cute!

boy..your trip is coming soon..you must be so excited!

lots of little tips--yes-bandaids..lol! and it is always nice to have a extra shoes-your feet will thank you if you change them once a day.

for us-less is more when we go to the parks-things get very heavy very fast-so we take the bare minimum (cash/camera/tylenol).

i also take a large envie for all my paper type souvies that I want to use for scrapping--I grab extra park maps to bring home in case I want to use them/park schedules etc.

also..the parks usually have photographers who will want to take your pic--take advantage-you don't have to buy them if you don't want to-there is no pressure at all. and then you can ask them to take a photo of your family with your own camera-they don't mind at all and it is a good way to get some photos with everyone in the pic!

and most of all..have fun!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Great LO's!! Guess you're all anxious to get on your way eh? I don't blame you. I wish I was able to go on a trip like that. Have fun.

MonaS! said...

loving the los! Thanx for the email and the info - I will be emailing you as soon as I have a second to breathe. Kindergarten is filling my life!

redmom said...

Lovin' the layouts!! You're getting so excited for the trip, you'll have a blast!! :)