If you're lucky enough to plan a summer vacation this year, it's time to start packing! Maybe this is just me, but packing for trips is how I get really excited about them. In fact, I tend to start packing almost a week in advance sometimes! No matter your next destination, you'll want to start making plans immediately when you see all of these cute luggage pieces that will make your suitcase stand out on an airport carousel. Continue Reading
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In the last five years or so, I've been fortunate to go on several international trips. Even though it would be free to check a bag on those flights, I never do, and it has saved me so much time and trouble that I can't imagine doing it any other way. If you're doing any air travel, internationally or not, I'm here to tell you why and how you should avoid checking luggage. Continue Reading
If you've ever flown on a plane, you're familiar with that groggy feeling that follows once you land. Your legs are wobbly, your stomach is churning, and you might even have a headache. Thousands of miles from home, you feel the opposite of refreshed. I recently took two trips in the same month, flying back and forth both times. The first trip was irritated by the long-lasting effects of flying. I was groggy and grouchy in the days following my flight. Continue Reading
It’s always fun to travel, but what makes it even more fun? New luggage, of course! Here are 10 of the best to help you hit the airport runway in style!
1. A linen garment bag to hold those suits or dresses! Mark & Graham for $99
2. A set of beautiful rose gold pieces! Neiman Marcus for $495
3. A messenger bag with all the pockets that doesn’t skimp on style. Continue Reading
Recently, MWT resorted to buying a red suitcase so he could pick it out easier in the carousel. Although it helps, he still complains about it blending in. After seeing Jessica’s luggage handle wrap, I think I might have found the answer to his problem. And because the holidays are right around the corner, which means you might find yourself playing ‘find the suitcase’ in the near future, it couldn’t come at a better time.
To make one, you’ll need:
- a sewing machine
- 6 x 6 inch squares of main fabric, backing fabric, thin fusible interfacing and some batting
- a 5 inch strip of Velcro