Portable DVD player, remote and many, many DVDs - check.
Headphones for DVD player, that may or may not actually get used (but Mommy can fervently hope) - check.
Snacks, water, Mountain Dew Code Red (for Mommy) - check.
Back-up batteries for Leapster - check.
Crayons, coloring books, and Play-Doh - check.
Select members of Stuffed Animal Entourage - check. (So I don't leave any behind for the way home, they are Ectobert, Roary, Sniffy, Pico, Pinks and Joey.)
Fully charged cell phone and hands-free earpiece - check.
Cash pilfered from Hubby's wallet because I forgot to go to the bank - check.
Fully charged iPod for the brief moments when Kiddo will use the headphones for her DVD player - check.
Luggage - check.
I think we're ready........................................ Here we go! Garden State, here we come!