the Swiss army knife that is our 5 we've completely outgrown it. With the addition of a 3rd kid (and carseat) all of a sudden there was no room for anything else. And with a couple of big road trips coming up?
IT WAS FINALLY TIME!
See I love me a minivan. I seriously do not get all of the backlash against them. It's a tool to do a job. Saying that you hate minivans is the same as saying that you hate a Phillips head screwdriver. I mean sure you can use a flat head to get the job done. And you can certainly haul kids in a mega-suv. But it's not nearly as easy as using the tool specifically - and stylishly- designed for the task at hand. And the tool designed for transporting a family of 5? Obviously a minivan.
But! I do understand the whole not wanting to be the same as everyone else thing. Everywhere I go there are minivans and mega-suv's.
Little boxes on the highway
Little boxes made of ticky tacky
Little boxes in the pick-up line
Little boxes all the same
So you know how you stand out in the sea of boxes? You buy a bright red one:
the Buccaneer - the pirate ship in Jake and the Neverland Pirates. Because it's as big as a ship and holds all of our Mateys. And we can take it on many adventures. YES.
We have literally test driven every minivan on the market in the last 2 years. All of them. And this is the best one:
|Chrysler Town and Country.|
I love the styling as well:
And I'm not going to lie - the automatic sliding doors have changed my life. Combine that with remote start and I can, while getting the baby dressed, warm up the car and then tell the big kids to go get in. Without leaving my house. Without doing the MANY trips out to the car to get the car warm and everyone in thing that I had been doing. LIFE. CHANGING.
Maxx car and let me tell you it's a feature I never want to go without ever again. SO AMAZING.
Overall I am SO happy with this car. Of course the big test will be on our upcoming Epic Road Trip. But I think Buckey is up to the task. Yo Ho Mateys Away!
All we need now is a pirate flag!