I started thinking more about the trip to California. Lots of stuff that I don't want to think about but I have to:
Airline tickets $475 x 3 persons (thank you God that Bethany is under 2) = $1425
Rental Car for 10 days (picking it up at 7pm, drop off at 9am counts as 2 full days) = $300
Mailing out clothes ahead of time (because you can't check squat for luggage anymore) = $50
We're looking at spending over $2000 easy and that won't even cover everything. We'll have food, fuel, and hopefully some fun packed in there to pay for. For trips like this, its too bad that we don't agree with debt. It would be so much more fun to plan if we could do everything the way we want and not worry about the price.
I'm glad that we won't have to pay for hotels or that would just add to the agony. Between family and friends, we should be good on space.
I can't wait to go home and see family and friends and check out a few places that I miss.