Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Commence Operation Head Explosion: Top Secret

This August I plan on pulling ahead in delegates for the position of Mom of the Year.

My Mom called me the other day to ask me if we'd like to use my Aunt's extra week at her timeshare condo in Orlando.

I hemmed and hawed about it (per usual).

The money, Jim getting someone to cover the store, boarding the dogs...

Then I realized that we'd be stupid not to do it.

We're getting the timeshare for $150 for the whole week. From what my Mom told me, it's a really nice "resort" type place.

But that's not the best part.

All we're going to tell the girls is that we are "going on vacation with Grandma", just as we have done in years past. They'll be so distracted by all the pools and playing, they won't expect what's coming next.

For the first part of the week, it'll be just the girls, my Mom and I. And for the first couple of days, it'll be just hanging out swimming.

Then we're going to spring the "We're going to Sea World!" spiel on 'em. I looked at the website, and I'm certain they're not going to want to leave that place.

A few days into the trip, Jim is going to show up and surprise the girls.

And it gets better...

Two (or maybe three) days at Disney World!

We took Mina a couple years ago, and she hasn't stopped talking about it since. Audrey was too little to really get anything out it at the time, but she has slowly realized what she missed out on.

The best part of the whole trip is that the girls will have no idea what's going on until we are en route to it.

I've always been such a cynical bitch about certain things, but there is nothing like showing your kid the Mecca that is Disney World for the first time

It's going to be hard to keep this under wraps until August, but it will be SO worth it when I see their faces.


Grant Miller said...

Sounds fun and adorable. We're going to Disney later this month, too.

yllwdaisies (aka "D") said...

I've never been, but I heard that Epcot is a-MAZE-ing! I can't wait to see pics when you get back & settled.

♫♪♫♪ Happy trails... ♫♪♪♫♪

SkylersDad said...

You are going to waterboard your dogs! You beast!!

Oh wait, that said boad your dogs...

Never mind.

jewgirl said...

I am soooo glad you're going, doll. You're going to have THE BEST TIME. Could you be any more adoreeeblay about it?! I'm kvelling.

Michael K said...

Lying to children is fun.

Pirelli Jones said...

Totally awesome parenting, you set a high bar!

Bacon Lady said...

Grant: Believe me when I say you will have a good time.

YllwD: We haven't checked out Epcot yet, but I hear there is a lot of beer there.

Katelah: I'm giddy. I'm glad that came across.

Michael K: Yes. Yes it is.

Pirelli: Thank you. Now, when are you going to blog about *your* new addition?

Jenna said...

LAND. You meant Disney LAND, right? Damn, wrong coast bitch!
You totally are mother of the year. And no you werent nekkid in the dream, but we did make out. Bwahahaha!

Dr. Monkey Von Monkerstein said...

If I promise to chip in will you take me too?

Tanya Espanya said...

Ohman, that is fantastic. Yes, your giddiness comes through.

And also, how did Yllwdaisies put those little musical notes in her comment? Some people are so clever! I love it! :)

(that's how clever I am...I can make a stupid smiley...)

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