I'm Almost Ready!
By Karen Sandoval CZT on June 13, 2012
Alright I am officially done packing the checked baggage. Well except for one more pair of khaki capri’s that I want to bring that are in the washer. I completely unpacked this morning, laid everything out on my bed, and started whittling down my load. I put away 4 sweater/jacket things, 1 pair of capri’s, 1 pink tank top, a couple of pairs of undies and switched out some shoes.
I really didn’t put much away. The makeup almost went back into the bathroom closet because lets face it, I don’t wear make up ever, why would I lug it along to the cruise? (In case I get bold and brazen I reckon and want face paint because everyone else has it). I also put one spray can of after sun aloe spray, because I’m not planning on going through 2 cans. The spf 4 sunscreen came out too, because lets face it, I need at least spf 15 with my fair skin.
One bathing suit got pulled from the pile of clothes, then I added it right back in. 3 bathing suits and 2 coverup dresses isn’t a lot to bring for 2 weeks at sea. We like to hang out by the pool, so I imagine we’ll be there quite a bit.
Shampoo and conditioner, check. Body butter, check. Perfume, curling iron, blow out brush - check. One sparkly gold purse and one huge white tote, check. I’m pretty sure I didn’t forget anything.
Next is camera equipment, and the tripod is already packed in one of the “to be checked” bags. Now I just have to decide if I am bringing the 60mm macro lens or the 105mm macro and I think the 60 is winning because it is much lighter than the 105mm. I like the photos from the 105 better though.
I don’t have a wide angle lens for the D800, so I’m bringing the coolpix along for landscape photos.
So here is my final to-do list before we leave:
- remember the fitbit charger
- ditto the iPad charger...if it ever comes
- put my drugs for 3 weeks into their handy holders
- PACK the drugs
- finish packing camera bag
- pack up laptop and ipad
- paint toenails and fingernails
- pack that color polish!
And then there are the things I must do Saturday morning before we leave at 4:30 am. (it just keeps getting earlier and earlier).
- strip the bed
- wash sheets and towels
- start the dishwasher
Then go go go!