Wednesday, June 04, 2008


This is where we started

(not taking the red bag because we can only have one carry on each NOT a carry on and a personal item)
The BIG pile

Fitting it all inDaddy good times

Mommy has to focus

We got it all in and we are at 42 pounds each checked bag. The only change from what you see here is we decided to not take the red diaper bag or the black carry on bag with us. We are only allowed one carry on each so we will be taking our rolling carry on bag. Instead and the red and black backpack. We have a few last minute things to throw in the bags but we are ready to go. Packing was a challenge that was fun. We took a verity a clothes sizes for Sophia (some 9 months and some 12 months). We have snacks with us for a touch of home (we may do a survivor like auction in the hotel room hallway one night LOL). We have more medications with us then we will ever need but again we are willing to share with our wonderful travel group. We are looking forward to getting the show on the road....

8 more sleeps to China......


Cheri & Shane said... are SO READY!!!!!

GREAT job!!!

Any room in that suitcase to sneak me in??!! LOL

Marcia said...

I am so impressed that y'all are all packed and ready to go!!! I love the minnie hat!

Susan said...

I am impressed too...and a little jealous that you are done!

I hope to be done by this weekend and then we can relax and enjoy our last few days before the journey of a lifetime - wow! it's really almost here.


Sherri said...

Woo Hoo....ready to go! Wonderful can't wait to see pictures from China. Have a great flight and we will be thinking about you here in Florida.
Sherri, Todd and Sam

Tamara said...

Glad to hear you are packed and ready to go! This month is going by so fast. You will be there next week. Wish I was going back with you!!!!

Doreen said...

food that saved my life: peanut butter and breakfast bars. easy to pack. I also brought those tuna and cracker "kits" and did they ever taste good when you're stuck in your room. Instant coffee helped too!!
and for the princess....well...can we all say Cheerios!!!!!
Doreen in Montreal Mom to Faith-Jiangxi & Mia Sichuan

Angela & Bryan said...

great job Susan!! Awesome!!

I cabn't believe you are leaving in 8 sleeps!! Can I come too? We loved China and hated to leave ~ I hope you have as great of a time as we did!

Angela Bryan and Ella

Sharon said...

Great post! And good job on the packing! Can't wait for you to leave! (That didn't really sound right!). Anyway, looking forward to following your journey. Love the photos of Sophia on the cute!


Alyson & Ford said...

Good packing!!
We will need to schedule a whole day to do that task (of course we are looking forward to it!).

Alyson LID 01/27/06