Thursday, May 22, 2014

Three Things Thursday - Two More Sleeps

Two more sleeps until my big vacation.  I think excitement is reaching new levels in our house since the girls are sleeping like crap this week.

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1) I threw out my back on Saturday when I was cleaning my house in the big pre-trip clean up.  It's doing MUCH better now that I have been to the chiropractor a couple of times.  One more trip and an ice pack should get me quite better before I get on the plane.  This is awesome because while I wouldn't mind being restricted to just laying around in a hammock for the entire vacation - it would be nice to be able to get OUT of the hammock too!

Unfortunately - this whole thing has affected my newfound yoga practice. :(  I am hoping I will be able to start it up again when we get to the resort.

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2) Doubters begone!   I totally managed to pack an entire family of 4 for a 7-day vacation in carry on bags only WITHOUT the need for additional bags.  It feels really good to know that we only have these 4 tiny bags to manage for the entire trip.  Funny thing is - I still think I have slightly overpacked us.  Makes me laugh when I think of all of the giant suitcases we have brought on our past trips.

I'm working on a post on how I did it and, once I can say how well it went, I will post it for y'all after the trip...

To occupy yourselves in the meantime (since I know you are all glued to your seats waiting) - if you'd like a good laugh you should go read the itemized list if things you can pack as carry on from the CATSA website. I was busting a gut laughing at some of the items (but that could just be because my imagination goes to some pretty creative places...

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3) As a special treat, I have arranged a few special guest bloggers for next week and a special post from me in honour of my twin girlies 5th Birthdays!

Hope you are all having a lovely and pain free week.

3 comments:

  1. Have a great trip!!! And I would love to know how you packed your carry on for all of you. I'd love to be able to do that for our Disney trip in the fall!

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  2. Have a blast on your trip - our last trip to Disney in December, I packed 4 of us, one being a baby, with 3 carry ons and a diaper bag! It was awesome. Difficult at times, but awesome not to have to pay.

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  3. Happy travels! Those of us who lug 2 large bags plus carry ons every trip will definitely need more info on the packing tricks...

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