How to pack for an unexpected last minute Trip

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I recently had to take a last minute road trip to Ottawa for a family emergency. I got the call from work, rushed home and had to pack as quickly as possible for both myself and Link. Flustered as I was, I managed to pack everything I needed without forgetting too many items. Having to pack for a trip is cumbersome enough, but packing for an unexpected last minute trip with less than an hour to spare….that’s just crazy! I came up with a few tips that can help anyone pack for an impromptu trip.

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Swaddling – How to and Product Review

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I’ve started a new series on my Youtube channel called “Baby Basics”. I’ll be covering various topics of interest for the first year of our babies’ lives. The first video I filmed was about swaddling. I cover how to, what is it, when to and why do we swaddle. I also did a quick review on a few different swaddling products as well.

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A Shopping Review: Aritzia

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I made my first online purchase on aritzia.ca. I have been a regular customer at Aritzia in store for over a decade. I have watched them grow from a small obscure store at Yorkdale in Toronto (not sure where their first store was, but that was the first store I discovered), to this amazingly popular brand that has crossed borders. I made my purchase during their big Spring sale so all the items I purchased were on sale. I also combined my order with my sister so I could take advantage of the free shipping after $150. I am only going to include the items that I purchased for myself in this review.

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Fall in Love with Autumn

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Fall is my favourite season. The falling leaves give beauty to the landscape, the crisp air is refreshing after the hot summer and not to mention all the fun fall activities. Every year I try to make a point to embark on a few fall traditions to really get the most of the beautiful season.

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How to Pack a Carry On/Weekend Bag Efficiently

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If you find yourself embarking on a short trip (say anything less than 4 days), your best bet is to pack a carry on for the following reasons:

1) You save so much time at the airport, not having to check in and pick up your luggage.

2) You can also save money as some airlines will charge you an extra fee to check in a bag.

3) Most importantly, less things to carry and less things to worry about!

Now that you understand the benefits of packing a carry on, now it’s time to learn how to pack one in an efficient and effective manner.

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