The thing I've discovered in my quest to become an expert packer is I can live with less. Not just packing for a trip but, less everyday. What you see below is my make-up travel bag and everything that goes in it. Guess what, that's my non trip make-up bag too. So when I go … Continue reading The Packing Project: Episode 12
Packing for a beach get away is as easy as it gets, especially in very laid back Maui. Below is a sampling of what is going into my suitcase this year. My Packing List: 3 Shorts 3 Tank Tops 2 Jeans Linen Pants 3 Tee Shirts 4 Dresses 2 Cardigans Light Jacket 3 Swim Suits … Continue reading The Packing Project: Maui 2.0
It's pretty much agreed upon plane food is not four star fare. Try as they might, long gone are the days where a cattle economy class passenger is treated to anything more than a cup of coffee or a carbonated beverage. Everything else must be purchased. The solution? Pack your own picnic! A bagel is … Continue reading The Packing Project: Episode 8
What are the must haves when you travel? These are the first things I put in my bag! Frends headphone / Lodis wallet / F1 Spacepak Clothes Blue / Books
Is the summer travel bug not gone yet? The ever clever Wendy from Wendy'sLookBook has an excellent video on packing for warm weather!
Q: What is a Dopp Kit? A: The Dopp Kit was designed by Jerome Harris in the early 1900's for his Father-in-Law, Charles Dopplet. The term was later used to describe the shaving kits issued to G.I.'s in the Second World War. It is now a registered trade mark owned by the Samsonite Company. The … Continue reading Learning To Pack Light: Dopp Kit
So the airline rule (for now anyway) is you are allowed 1 carry-on plus 1 personal item such as a purse. These should be small enough to fit into the overhead compartment or under the seat in front of you. As a chronic over packer faced with her first 7hour flight this meant I should … Continue reading Learning to Pack Light: Part 3
Okay where were we? Oh yes, suitcases. This was my suitcase for the aforementioned trip to Europe. Look at this giganto thing! Filled to busting with mostly stuff I didn't wear, but had to have with me because, Hello! Paris! But that's a matter for another time. Today it's about the suitcase not what goes … Continue reading Packing light: Part 2, Living out of a suitcase.
Let me tell you about the time I almost killed my husband in the Paris metro. As I was packing to go on my first European vacation I suffered a common but serious illness. I completely freaked out! I did not want to look like the silly American tourist, in short I didn't want to … Continue reading How I learned to pack light: Part 1