For us, choosing a car musters up the same enthusiasm and choosing between cheese or veggie pizza. Does it taste good? Is it safe? Will I have leftovers? Can I drive it into the ground? How much will this cost? Granted, I've been doing some research over the last few years so when it came time to buy a car, we'd have a decent down-payment and have a realistic idea of what this would do to our budget. But, when our car salesman asked if we were excited about the new car - we looked at each other and I barked "Oh yeah, we're super-excited!" - a notch too loud - busted.
After driving this beast for a few days, I do love it. I love the fact that we have a safe and reliable car. I'm no longer huffing my huge prego self in and out of a rusty small car. We now have something normal to camp, tailgate and roll up to Costco in.
|2006 Hyundai Santa Fe - cute, safe and reasonable.|
|My favorite feature - car seat warmers!|
I did go to the emergency room following the accident - just to make sure that everything was a-ok with Lil' Red. Now, the baby is the size of a honeydew (and I believe it) - about five pounds and 18 inches. Now, the baby can recognize and react to simple songs - from his/her kicks - I think baby Atkinson loves reggae and anything with funk (James Brown, Sharon Jones).