Archive | July, 2011

What to pack in that quart sized bag…

Reader Lisa asked:   I struggled with getting all my liquids (shampoo, face cleanser, sunscreen, etc. in 3 oz travel containers) into 1 quart sized ziploc bag.  Any tips for what to bring and what to leave home? Lisa, my solution to that struggle is to “travel size” everything you can.  Above is a photo of my […]

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Packing for a week in a carry-on Part II – Tips

The Tips: First, I would like to thank the following individuals for supporting me with my perspective shift, and for relaying personal experiences and providing me with some of the following tips for surviving with less while on the road:  Valentina Sgro, Helen Montfort, and Janet Greene. When selecting bottoms (pants or skirts), choose khaki […]

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How to pack for a week in a carry-on…

I love to travel, but I have to admit that I hate to pack.  Let me clarify.  I don’t hate trying to organize the items that I’m taking into my suitcase, that part is actually fun, which shouldn’t surprise anyone, given that I’m a professional organizer.  What I hate is trying to decide what to […]

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