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Drawdown Days

July 19th, 2017 at 05:04 pm

We're at T-minus six days until London, and I seem to be drawing down everything. I've moved some items from the fridge/freezer to the downstairs freezer to ensure they stay super cold while the dog sitter is here. It can be a tricky upstairs freezer drawer if you're not used to it. I'm trying hard to use up all the fresh food and excess around here--and still working our way through DH's huge purchase of six packages of sliced cheese. Luckily everyone likes a grilled cheese sandwich around here. I'm moving our clean clothes that will be packed out of the closets and drawers into the guest room to start packing tomorrow. The gift cupboard is being drawn down as I have several gifts for friends and family to pack.
I've listed "return all library books" on the calendar for the weekend. I arranged haircuts for both DD and me for Tuesday and finalized our airport transportation. Tomorrow will be an errand day as I have stuff to donate and buy. I have another colleague lunch today. Tonight I also need to doublecheck I've made printouts of all our papers, tickets, reservations, etc. I'm fretting that I didn't rent a large enough car for our countryside time. Anyone have a Jetta station wagon or know anything about their size? There will be 4 of us and four large suitcases. Do you think we need a bigger car? The rates go up quite dramatically for larger rentals, but we'll be driving to Cambridge, then to Southhampton as well as around the Isle of Wight.

3 Responses to “Drawdown Days”

  1. creditcardfree Says:

    Probably could do a Google search to see the cubic feet of space it holds. And then if you measure suitcases that might give you a pretty good idea. Enjoy your trip!!

  2. My English Castle Says:

    We sort of did that, and it seemed fine. Maybe the three of us can get away with two suitcases? I hate sharing suitcases since both DH and DD throw things all over the place, but maybe...

  3. VS_ozgirl Says:

    Enjoy your trip!

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