2 Weeks in a Carry-on: How to Pack Carry-on Only for an Overseas Trip

brown fedora hat beside white sneakers and blue textile
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Packing carry-on only is the way Chris and I prefer to travel: It’s light, it’s easy, and it saves time.

I used to think it was too difficult to pack everything I’d need in a carry-on, but I’ve changed my tune. Think it will be too hard? Challenge yourself: just to plan to pack in your carry-on. Seriously. Just say that you will and then do it. Amazingly, I still always overpack even with the limited space.

Here are guidelines I follow to make sure I pack well for each trip…

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What I Wore / First Week of School


Happy back to school season!

The first week of school can be a bit nerve-wracking for this teacher: I’m so concerned about my finalizing my syllabi and setting up my classroom that I can’t be too concerned about what I’ll wear. When I have a big week coming up, I make sure to stick to wardrobe basics with a pop or flourish.

I’ve included a few photos. Feel free to take a look!

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