Friday, September 5, 2008
Wally World Nightmare
Don't ever go to Walmart on a Thursday night when you live more than an hour's drive away. It's not pretty. The youngest two had birthday money to spend, and they had been sooooooo good...so I told them that we'd try to go to Walmart last night if their dad got home from work in time. Mind you, it's over an hour drive one way. He got home and we left just after 8 pm. I wanted to just scrap it and wait until the weekend, but the girls had their hearts set on going. So off we went. We went to the dollar store (one of their favorites) and then went to Denny's for their birthday dinner (because that's where they chose). And then we went to Walmart. Since we live so far out, we always do our shopping for the entire month in one trip. Well, after last night, we decided that we will NEVER go to walmart again with just one car. Those poor girls were completely buried in the back seat. My honey was completely buried in the passenger seat as well. It was a nightmare. We were all tired and way past cranky. Everyone was fighting. And you know how time flies when you're having "fun"???? We left the house at 8, and it was past 2 in the morning when we got home. I didn't feel right making the girls get up at 6:30 for school, so I told them they could go in late or not go at all. I sent everyone to bed and then for the next hour, all alone I carried in over $ 600 in groceries and stuff. Then, I got the extreme pleasure of putting away all the refrigerated/frozen stuff. I didn't get to bed until right at 4 am this morning. All 3 of the girls woke me up at 7 something asking if they could go to school. *lol* They had permission to stay home, and they were all up...even the youngest one who ALWAYS drags her feet getting ready in the morning. I'm really proud of them for that. They all got up and went anyway, even after not enough sleep.....and there's not even a field trip or party today *laughing*.