Thursday, July 17, 2008

drive-in night

We had a great night last night! It was Family Night at church and this months theme was "drive-in" night. Each family could create a car, but it had to made out of every day items you'd find in your house. There were some REALLY cute cars there! The grand prize was a family pass to Six Flags Amusement Park, so of course everyone went all out. :) We spent almost 2 full days working on the boys truck. Putting it together didn't take much time, but handpainting Spiderman webs all over the thing too forever! We even put 2 little push-on lights on the front for head lights, and made a cool license plate on the back. David helped put together the wheels and painted them. He also helped hold the thing up so I could get the webs all of the the truck. It was so much fun creating the car all together that we really okay with not winning. BUT, in the end, guess who won????

WE did! Talk about shocked! The boys are SO excitedand can't WAIT to go to Six Flags. We'd allready been planning a trip to see the Rangers play the Yankees in August, and now we're going to be able to go to Six Flags as well. This will be our first vacation with just the 4 of us. And because we won the tickets, we're going to splurge and we've scheduled a "Sundae's with Scooby Doo" appointment. Coldstone here we come! Lol. The boys will get to eat Coldstone Ice Cream Sundae's with a life sized Scooby Doo. How cool is that?? We're topping the trip off with a trip to the Dallas Zoo. AND (to David's MAJOR excitement) we'll be staying 2 nights in a hotel. :) Lol. What an amazing blessing. :) Not only that we're able to plan a mini-vacation for our family, but that we're able to make it amazing and memorable for all of us. I can't wait to see the smiles on the kids faces when we pull up to Six Flags. :)

Here are a few pics of the Spiderman truck:

this is the front of the truck, I used plastic wrap to look like glass on the windows.

a full view of the truck, I went back after this and painted the duct tape black and covered the edge of the wheels with black construction paper.

this is the back of the truck, again before I covered the edge of the wheels.

and here are my two monkies sitting inside the truck ready to watch the movie, which was appropriately, Cars. You can't see it very well from the pic but inside the cab just in front of David is a cup caddie filled with movie snacks and drinks. Everyone loved that special touch. :)


Starla said...

That is awesome!!! I love it.