We finally did it. We made the 2.5 hour trek to Ikea to get all the crap we’ve been so desperately needing. I have been planning and scheming for months over this, as I know there probably won’t be another trip in the near future. Luckily we had two friends who accompanied us and helped push our 6 overflowing carts through the checkout line. Four exhausting hours after we’d arrived, we had accomplished our mission and were headed back home.
Ikea.com has a convenient feature where you can tabulate a list of what you will be buying, and it will tell you the stock availability and what aisle and bin number to find the parts at. Here was my list before I went, (not including a few things I wanted to see in person before deciding on):
But here’s what really happened: