How To Pack Toiletries for Carry on Luggage

Monday, 31 August 2015


Those of you who have been following me for some time have seen my transition from notorious over packer to carry on only convert (see previous posts here and here.)  Using carry on luggage only for travel is a great way to save time and money. One question that I've been asked numerous times is how to properly pack your toiletries for carry on travel.  Liquid restrictions make stuffing all of your necessary potions and products into 100 ml/grams containers and then into a 1 litre clear bag pretty tricky - but totally manageable.  Here is my tried and true method to packing all of my necessary toiletries into my carry-on luggage, and 3 tips on what to bring and what to leave behind.


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California Dreaming

Friday, 28 August 2015


It's that time of the year again where this gal packs her [carry on] suit case, jumps on a plane and heads on vacation for a few weeks (see the details of last year's trip to Italy here).  This year we're headed to California, flying into San Francisco and making the road trip along the coast down to Los Angeles with plenty of stops along the way. I've never been to the West Coast and I'm looking forward to seeing the difference in lifestyle and culture.

Expect a few posts from me when I'm gone - of course I'll let you know how I'm packing for a two week road trip in just a carry on suitcase, how to pack toiletries for carry on travel and more!

If you guys have ever done a similar trip, or are from the area I would love to hear your recommendations.  Where to eat, what to see - I want to hear it all!

Let's stay connected while I'm gone.  Follow me on Instagram, or see what I'm really up to on Snap Chat (username: lapetitenoob.)

In the meantime, if you need me I'll be California dreaming!

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OOTD - Summer to Fall with a Denim Jacket and Booties

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

summer to fall transitional outfit

And we're back to transitional outfits on the blog! Yes, as fast as you could say "hello sun"the temperatures took a dip in Toronto and we're back into pre-fall weather. I'm having a hard time coming to terms with the fact that I will soon have to say farewell to all of my cute little summer dresses for the season, so I decided to take this mint number out for one last spin.  This mint floral dress may be my most summer-specific piece in my wardrobe, but I'm pleasantly surprised by how wearable it is in the cooler weather with a denim jacket and a pair of booties.  The moral of this little story is that you really do just need a cropped jacket and a pair of booties to take any summer dress into fall.


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