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Packing

Island Vacation Packing

Extras to Pack for an Island Vacation When you’re preparing for an island vacation, you might want to pack some things you don’t pack for every trip. Here are the extra things we pack for our annual island vacation to St. Thomas, USVI. Save yourself money and hassle by bringing these things with you. Lantern … Continue reading »

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5 Step Packing: Flying With Kids

Packing in 5 Simple Steps As I was packing last week I finally recognized my method. Here, in 5 simple steps, is how I pack when I’m flying with kids. Check back every Tuesday for a new Travel Tips post. And I love to have new followers! Find me on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. … Continue reading »

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5 Things You Should Always Pack (Even if the Airline Provides Them)

For this week’s Tuesday Travel Tips, I’m going to share with you 5 things you should always pack, even if you expect them to be provided by the airline. As a flight attendant my job is to provide both service and safety. Most of the time I am able to provide the service that passengers … Continue reading »

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Useful Extras to Pack for Your Next Vacation

Make Hotel Stays More Pleasant With These 9 Items We just ended a week long vacation in Newport, RI. I have discovered a few extras to pack that make our hotel stay more pleasant. None of the items are “must haves”, but they do make your vacation a little more comfortable. 1) Soft Tissues Chances … Continue reading »

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9 Most Useful Things to Pack for the Beach With Kids

My Favorites to Pack for the Beach:   Summer is here! Yippee! How many of you are heading to the beach with kids this summer? Have you thought about what to pack? Today I’ll share with you the things I find most useful to pack for the beach with kids. What are your top things … Continue reading »

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15 Simple Packing Tips, Tools, Hacks

Simple Packing Tips I’ve been on over 130 flights with my kid/s plus a handful of road trips, so I’ve learned lots of packing tips, tools, and hacks.  For me, packing wisely is one of the keys to enjoying your family travel. But it can be overwhelming! Here are some simple packing tips I use … Continue reading »

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Busy Bag For Preschool and Elementary Age Kids to Share

Busy Bag For Preschool and Elementary Age Kids to Share My kids are five years apart, ages 8 and 3, so of course they have different interests and abilities. But I have discovered that I can pack a travel busy bag that captures the interest of both my elementary age daughter, Ella and preschool age … Continue reading »

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WHAT TO PACK IN A TRAVEL EMERGENCY KIT

What to Pack in a Travel Emergency Kit As a flight attendant, I stay in a lot of hotels. Every time I hear about an earthquake or another natural disaster, I think about what I would need in a travel emergency kit if I was away from home when disaster hit. The majority of my … Continue reading »

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Packing List for Kids by Age

Do you want to help your child get excited about your upcoming trip and give him/her a sense of pride and accomplishment? Let your child help pack! Here is a suggestion of age-appropriate packing skills your child can master. It should be exciting to see the younger ones take pride in their job well done! … Continue reading »

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What’s In My Bag (Flying with Infant)

When flying with infant I prefer to pack a diaper bag as well as a carry on backpack.  I feel like I can keep things better organized and more quickly accessible in the diaper bag. Then I pack the back up and emergency items in the backpack. Here is what I am packing in my … Continue reading »

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