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Thursday, July 12, 2012

Here's what I packed for vacation


I am on vacation for the next week and will post when I get back.  The dog is off to "sleep away camp" also known as her rescue foster family - she has fun there.  She didn't have much to pack - her harness & leash, her crate/bed, special treats and her raincoat.

I actually put together outfits this time before I packed.  We will be in 3 different parts of S. CA and the highs and lows will vary from 88 to 58 with a projected 91 when we get home.  We are gone 7 days counting the two travel days and here's what I am taking (plus a hat, purse, waist pack, camera, paperback books from library, sleepware, underwear and toiletries of course).  I'll use the clothes I take as exercise clothes after they are worn.  It all fits into a very full roll-a-board and backpack (with the purse inside for going on board).

2 shorts(brown and cream), 3 capris (denim, tan, black) & a blue violet dress(at the last minute I threw in a pair of lightweight jeans as weather forecast got cooler)
 4 short sleeve tops & 4 sleeveless tops

2 short sleeve cardigans & 1 long sleeve hoodie
 
 4 pairs of shoes (would be 3 but for the dressy dinner)
 4 necklaces & 3 pairs of earrings

I put together outfits - Day 1 on the plane there and Day 7 back on the plane with different shirts but the rest the same.


Day 2: Huntington Beach - walk the dog, go to the pier and out to lunch and exploring; then get dressed up to check out a restaurant for a potential wedding venue for son and fiancee (you can't tell but that is a blue violet dress with a black cardigan)


Day 3: morning/lunch in Huntington Beach; afternoon/evening in hot Pasadena with other son & his sweetie


Day 4: brunch in Pasadena followed by family reunion BBQ in west valley

 Day 5 & 6: Hanging out with FIL in west valley with outings hopefully!


We'll see how this approach works out.  Enjoy your week!

6 comments:

  1. Very organised Juhli. Have a great week :)

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  2. You are so organized and i am so impressed. The ugly truth is that I'm afraid to go into my closet. Time to downsize. How hard to even think about it.

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  3. You have some beautiful clothes! Looks like it would be perfect for vacation!

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  4. Thanks for sharing your packing list details Juhli. You did really well by not taking too much stuff yet co-ordinating lots of lovely outfits.
    I will have to think about what I'm going to pack for my trip next month now :)

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    1. I've never tried this creating outfits for each day/event approach to packing before. It helped so it might work for you. Where are you going?

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