Made it back safe and sound, albeit without my daughter's sparkly new sneakers which were apparently left in the closet. They won't fit her until this winter so hopefully by then we'll have managed to retrieve them. So much for saving money by buying them in the States, it will all go for shipping now.
Now the challenge is to stay vertical for a few more hours. It would be a Very Bad Thing to fall asleep at just six in the evening. A very bad thing indeed.