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I'm Better Today

June 24th, 2009 at 06:51 am

I'm still stressed, but not quite as much as yesterday. Can you believe that it seemed to stem from finding sun hats of all things?

DD1 has a specific type of hat she wants and it has to be white and reversible. On Monday, I found a similar one...but a little big and not reversible. I also bought one I thought would work, but not really like what she wanted. It was a bucket hat, tan, not reversible and had a blue checked ribbon around it. Turns out she is okay with it. So, yesterday I returned two hats as well as a pattern to sew hats. I actually thought I'd feel comfortable sewing hats less than two weeks before our departure! Yikes. I've never made a hat before.

So, with items returned and hats that will work for both DD's, I feel less stressed. Today...haircuts. How stressful can that be?

I'm also in the process of making a list of things we need to buy at the store before we leave. We need more hair products, kitty litter, undergarments and gum. The list keeps growing and I only have about $120 in the checking account until next week. Some of these purchases will need to come from vacation money. I'm just taking it one day at a time, to see what I can accomplish.

It is to be rainy later today, so I think I'll start printing off confirmations and maps for the trip. That will feel good to get that in order.

Anyone have any birthday ideas for my soon to be 9 year old daughter? She doesn't have any ideas and neither do I. She will turn 9 while on vacation, so I need to take at least one gift along for her to open while we are there. I will shop this weekend for her.

Thanks for reading!

2 Responses to “I'm Better Today”

  1. toyguy1963 Says:

    Vacation planning really can get stressful. I'm sure you'll do fine though and have a great time.

    I don't know what your daughter would like or need for her birthday. But maybe something that fits in with your vacation. Like a little digital camera, or a journal (electronic or regular paper). They also sell little $10 hand held video games that might keep her entertained during the slow moments. Thats just a few ideas that crossed my mind.

    Glad your feeling better today.

  2. crazyliblady Says:

    How about a portable dvd player and a set of headphones?

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