1.) Tell us about a "dirt cheap" you've taken this summer.
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Mostly because I'd already my post about our vacation and hadn't had the chance to finish it up and post it yet. And what could possible be more DIRT CHEAP than FREE?
My time these last two weeks has been so enjoyable. We went on our weekend vacation to Great Wolf Lodge and it was awesome!!!!
If you've never visited this place, your kids would LOVE LOVE LOVE it!
It's a place gear toward the kids. An indoor waterpark at a hotel! Waterslides galore! A wave pool. A kiddie area for the smaller ones and an outdoor pool.
And when you get tired of being in the water send the boys off the the video game room filled with Wii's, Playstations, Xbox's computer games and any other console out there while the princesses can go off to get their toes DID at the kiddie spa.
There's a magic quest for the kids to run through the hall, pointing their magic wand at different things throughout the lodge to complete a quest. and an arcade!
I think that it's enough fun there for everybody to enjoy.
Personally, my favorite part was the all you can eat breakfast buffet we had while we were there. (y'all know me!) The kids had their own little pint-sized bar just their size and I bombarded the big kids bar and fell in LOVE!
Well I guess I should menttion that the whole point of the trip was for a marrige retreat, which was cool. We spent 3 hours in class from 9-12 am talking mostly about effective communication. I enjoy these classes because I feel like many times they are saying what I have said in our marriage and for some reason Hubs hears it when they say it. Go Figure. There really isn't enough time in these classes to get a lot out of them, but it is wonderful that the Army actually takes the time to think that these are inportant to the family foudation and gives us these awesome 3 day vacations for FREE. YEAH! I said FREE! All expenses paid, breakfast, lunch and dinner, like no money down, no interest, nada!!! That's the best part!
Last year, we went to Myrlte Beach under the same deal. These are great trips because for us, they are trips that we might never see otherwise.