As that failed group project in Mr. Palazzo's 10th grade history class taught me, sometimes we do not work best in teams. In addition to class projects, that goes for getting ready to take a family trip, as well.
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When some people go on holiday they bring back magnets or postcards. I bring back booze. For a long time I was just bringing back beer to give as gifts or share with friends, but that eventually evolved to spirits as well. When I went to Scotland earlier this year my home whisky collection ended up getting a huge upgrade.
No one enjoys packing clothes for a move. And for formal dresses, shirts and other articles that need to stay on the hanger, the process is even more annoying. Luckily, If you have some garbage bags handy -- particularly ones with the discrete straps -- you can pack and protect your fancier clothes in quick fashion.
Most of us tend to overpack when we travel. You might as well toss in those extra shirts, chargers and camera gadgets because you never know what you might need, right? Of course, you then end up not using half the stuff you bring. If this sounds familiar, consider a "luggage audit" next time you travel.
Travelling light is the way to go if you want to skip baggage fees. Plus, it's just easier to get around when you're carrying less junk. With that in mind, what are some travel items you always bring but never need?
Rolling clothes is one of the best ways to pack for a holiday, and if you have kids, it is also a great way to pack entire outfits so getting ready each day goes more quickly. Here's what we mean.
When it comes to flying, nobody wants to pay excess baggage fees. Unfortunately, fitting everything into one or two suitcases can be difficult; especially if you're going to be abroad for more than a week. With that in mind, here are eight space-saving hacks that will help you cram more into your allotted baggage allowances without breaking stuff in the process.
Packing light is an art, one that saves you from having to haul around a heavy bag or pay baggage fees. Next time you're going somewhere with cooler weather, lighten your load by adding more base layers like tights and thermals, rather than bulky sweaters and coats.
Summer is here, which means there's a lot of pressure to get out of the house and really enjoy "all of this great weather" through beach days, barbecues, and picnics. However eating outside can be a bit of a hassle. Sandwiches can get soggy, plastic flatware is flimsy, and eating off a plate in your lap can be awkward. With the right recipes and a bit of prep-work, you can have the hassle-free picnic of your Instagram-fuelled dreams.