Skincare Tale of Woe

As I sit here and type this post today I am in the midst of the worst (absolutely worst) skin irritation / reaction I’ve ever experienced in my life. Actually, one could argue that my skin has been going through quite a prolonged allergic reaction for the last month and half. Please note that this is not a review or a reflection of these products. I am writing this post to share my experience, in case someone else might be having similar odd reactions to any of these particular items.

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The Pack: Packing a Carry-On for 3 Weeks

In recent years, lost luggage has become a reality for my family. It happens with alarming regularity, so much so, that my husband and I have recently decided that it’s a top priority for us to not not check luggage, unless we absolutely must. For my upcoming trip to Spain, Israel, and Belgium I’ve decided to stick to this rule, tiny carry-on and all. It’s even more important when traveling with smaller and cheaper airlines within Europe, since any checked bag costs money and time that I’d rather not spend.

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