G & L (my in-laws) came and picked up the children a few moments ago, so they could have one last all-day Hu-RRAH before school begins again. (Though in truth, they might get another when Smooch comes!)
This means the house is EMPTY.
It ECHOES, for goodness' sake.
I am heading out now, armed with a "grocery list" of sorts (minus the groceries) and several 40% off coupons~and when I return I am going to spend the entire blessed day in the craft room.