Tuesday, June 05, 2007

Of course!

Of course Corinne wakes up at 4 am on the first day of summer vacation!
Of course she wants to play at 5:30 after I lied down on her floor for 90 minutes with nothing more than a crib sized blanky to cover my ass.

Today's the day, folks. Patrick is taking the big plunge of quitting his job and starting a new one (to begin the day we get back from Florida). Sccccaaaarrrrrrry stuff for me. He's had a job at the same company for over 8 years (practically unheard of in today's world) and I don't always do well with big changes like this. I just wish it had happened AFTER vacation! Then I'd know something wasn't going to happen to the new company (explosion?) and I could relax fully on vacation!!

SPEAKING of vacation!!! I emptied out our multiple jars of change that the whole family's been saving for a year now. Every penny we found was another "penny for Disney World!!" Well! Guess how much (roughly) we have in JUST quarters and dimes?!? Over $500!! That's not even counting the spare singles, fives and tens, and ALL of the pennies and nickels (at least another $100). The kids were so excited and I was so happy to show them how tiny bits of money TRULY do add up! So, we can EAT!! (This was our fun money stash and dining fund). My kids are picky eaters (except Corinne. She'll eat anything if it's spicy and expensive) so we'll be saving big bucks at the parks by bringing our own sandwiches, drinks, and snacks. FINALLY something good from having picky eaters!!
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