I enjoy packing for a trip. That’s one of my favorite things to do. Aside from the trip itself.
Especially the time when my kids were small I love to pack for them. Now that they are all adults, things have changed.
The first child that started to pack on her own was Claudia. I would still pack for Vinny & Vito once in awhile. Especially Vito. He likes it when I pack for him. But normally he does it on his own already. But there are times I ask if I can pack for them.
Of course it’s easier now if we go on a trip, cause I only pack for myself. I still stick to the system that I am used to.
I normally pack the day before I leave. I reserve that day for packing. Be it a short trip or a long trip. There’s really no difference for me cause I am not a light packer. If only I can bring my entire closet, I would!
I choose my outfits first. I always tend to bring extra.
My assorted tops and shorts. I already have my pj’s in this pile.
Then I choose what bathing suits to bring. I brought 5 sets of bikinis. Just in case.
Next are my toiletries. For me this is the hardest.
Every time I go shopping I make it a point to always pick up travel size bottles also aside from the regular size of my skin care products. If there’s no travel size I have small containers in stock.
First, my sun protection products. I brought a lot of tanning oils and sun block.
I brought several facial sun block so I have choices.
This bikini shaver is as important as the facial sun block! hahahahahaha.
I always bring my own shampoo and conditioner and body lotion. The only product that I use in the hotel is their body wash. And I steal a lot of shower caps and bring it home. hahahahahahaha.
First bag (left): shampoo, conditioner, feminine wash, body lotion, facial toner and facial cleanser. I transferred it in small container pumps because I don’t have travel size bottles of these products.
Second bag (right): moisturizer, night cream, eye cream, day wrinkle cream, night wrinkle cream and Argan Oil.
Toothbrush and tooth paste, facial spray mist and facial wipes.
Now, my make up. I know, I know. I’m going to the beach and why am I bringing make up? You never know who you’ll meet along the way! It’s better to be prepared.
I use clear plastic bag for my make up. It’s easy to find what you’re looking for. I just brought the basic.
I brought 3 pairs of sunglasses. 2 Raybans & 1 Super sunglasses.
Which is sooner than later.
But I’m glad to be back. There’s no place like home.