Thursday, May 08, 2008

13 Things to Bring on a Long Car Trip

1. Snacks of various kinds.

2. A flashlight or reading light to keep the kids busy.

3. CDs of music you actually like for the long drive in the radio station wastelands.

4. A blanket because the husband keeps the car too cold.

5. A pillow because the daughter wont let me use hers.

6. A water bowl and water for the dog (its hard to get him to drink out of a regular water bottle).

7. A pooper scooper for use at rest stops (using a plastic bag to pick it up is real yucky).

8. The TomTom so we don't get lost, again.

9. Books, magazines, fill in puzzles.

10. The cell phone car charger because the family calls every 5 minutes to see how far we have gotten.

11. Water, lots of water (for me).

12. All the luggage, double check the house before you go.

13. The family, although sometimes you would prefer to leave them behind :)

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Chris said...

Leaving the family behind does sound like a good idea. Happy TT!

Wani said...

Ah, road trips.... good times.... and yet, sometimes not so good times... its kind of a love-hate thing. Anyway, great list! Check out my TT!

grace said...

This is a very informative list. I have to make one like this on my 12 hour trip with a 4 year old soon!

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