GiGi's View of the World

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Time for Bigger Vehicle!

Before I begin this, just to let you know, neither the Pixie nor I are BLONDES!!

We ventured out to Big Lots, looking for a table chairs to put out on the small patio yesterday, riding in her Ford Escape. 2 convertible car seats in back seat for the babies, and the stroller in remaining storage area. We saunter around in the store, picking up this and that, she with the stroller and I with the cart. By the time we got thru and decided we spent enough, we headed to the cashier to pay.
Now mind you, we just bought a boxed set, knowing it will fit in the back of the Escape, and a lightstand for the dining room along with other smaller items. We ask for help in loading the SUV and got a really nice young man to help us. When we get back to the SUV, we both looked at each STUNNED!!!! (We are both redheads!) lol There is NO room for what we bought cuz we forgot we had to load the double stroller back in!!! WE FORGOT WE HAD TO PUT BABIES STROLLER IN THE CAR, lol........BLONDE MOMENT....
Thankfully we got this really nice young man who agreed to help us figure out how the hell to get that crap in the SUV. He struggled and strained to no avail and we finally decided to take everything out of the boxes and PRAY. I bet we tried about 10 different ways to fit it in before success was achieved. Only thing is, now I gotta figure out how to get it all out when we get home. At this point the babies were screaming and fussy, probably in that never ending quest for food, and no doubt wet diapers. She's grouchy, I am grouchy, cuz we both trying to figure out best way and butting heads.

But like all good trying moments in life, it comes to a happy ending. We finally get home, and she unloads babies, while I struggle to get all the contraptions out, and put on garage floor cuz at this moment,the last thing I wanna do is the put the damn thing together cuz I too am hot and thirsty. Dont want no damn formula tho, lol, give me an ice cold beer which I promptly rewarded myself with.

Oh ya, by the way, the patio set is STILL in the garage, lmao!!!!!!

POSTSCRIPT: Pixie bought a minivan today!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

3 Comments:

  • At 3:42 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Tell Pix the mini-van is not the end of the world, it's a right of passage. She has entered another phase of Mom world *grin*. Isn't it amazing just how much stuff and space you need for 7 lbs of baby? and you have two!

     
  • At 8:35 AM, Anonymous Harvey said…

    I'm tellin' ya, just duct tape that sucker to the roof of the car - problem solved :-)

     
  • At 6:10 PM, Anonymous Teresa said…

    I drove a station wagon from 1986 to 1996, then I drove a minivan from 1996 until last year. My beloved husband bought me an Audi A4... which I love - but we still have the minivan - it holds a TON of stuff, especially when you take out the back seat. *grin*

     

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