When I first started brewing I used to carb in growlers. It can be done but it is hit or miss. Had usually one bomb every few batches. But some batches more. Eventually I stopped because of it. If you do it, put them in some kind of bin so you dont have a growler full of beer everywhere.
In five years of brewing I've only had a blow-off maybe twice, so I don't usually worry about it. This is the first time I've been able to keep the beer cool during the summer so maybe that had something to do with it...
I'm glad that you're happy and healthy and having fun, but next time I go on vacation could you please stay in the bucket where I put you? I really don't want to come home to a beer fridge full of glopy brown mess again.
Much like Wonder Bread and Cheeze Whiz, mega corporate brew has it's place. I don't want to eat or drink them often, but it's good to have them around when I'm in the mood for a cheeze whiz sandwich and and an ice cold bud lite.