Step 1: Plan a trip to Costco.
Step 2: Make an impromptu stop at Mattress Warehouse to check prices for a new mattress for us.
Step 3: Spend $500 at your semi-annual trip to Costco.
Step 4: Return to Mattress Warehouse and purchase said mattress.
Step 5: Discover that there's not enough room in the mini-van for said mattress.
Step 6: Tie said mattress to roof of mini-van with twine/rope.
Step 7: Stop twice in the first 5 miles to make sure that mattress isn't going to slide off the mini-van.
Step 8: Thinking that the mattress is secure, continue home.
Step 9: Change your mind about 2 miles later.
Step 10: Pull into the parking lot of the roller skating/laser tag place.
Step 11: Pull mattress off the roof.
Step 12: Take car seats out of car and fold town every possible seat in the mini-van.
Step 13: Cram mattress into back of the mini-van.
Step 14: Have everyone except the driver ride home beneath the mattress.
Step 15: Take a picture when home.