1. It will take me 3 days, 10 loads of laundry, and a three page list to pack everything for a vacation. It takes Hubs 15 minutes just before we are leaving.
2. The Hamster sitter bails and leaves us holding the...cage. We phone a friend and literally BEG them to take the small furry family member. "Oh sure, but I can't promise anything. I DO have three kids and a cat."
Umm.... keep your fingers crossed?
3. As we pack the car: "MOM! The toilet is PLUGGED!"
4. "Hey, wasn't I supposed to ask the neighbors to water the plants?" Oops.
5. Realize that a library book will be due while you're gone. Say hello to a week's worth of late charges.