I spent a good chunk of time this weekend thinking about what to pack for Hawaii. And if I’m being honest, wishing I was already there.
My trip may only be less than a week away, but I’m already halfway checked out of real life. Instead of running errands today, I’ve been daydreaming about flopping in a lounge chair with an umbrella drink, and a some reading materials that, if you were being judgmental, could reasonably be deemed FLUFF.
Bring it on!
On the very serious side, I’m also chewing over whether or not I can pack everything in a carry on bag.
I KNOW. Usually this isn’t even up for debate. Even thinking about it makes me start to get a little stressed. But two weeks seems to be the threshold at which I can no longer just…keep calm and carry on. (Had to).
So, as much as I wanted to write a post about how to pack for Hawaii in a carry on bag, it would just be a litany of LIES. You guys keep me honest.
Anyway, as I was thinking about what to pack for Hawaii, and perusing the internets for inspiration, my online shopping cart kept gravitating towards the same things. When I pulled them all together, it was clear: my mantra for hawaii packing seems to be fifty shades of blue, bright whites, and a side of rose gold. What do you think?
I have also given great, extensive thought to defining the optimal vacation days to swimsuit ratio when it comes to packing. Is it 3 : 1? 5 : 1? 2 : 1? Am I overthinking it and involving too much math?
But really – if I’m in Hawaii for 13 days, how many swimsuits do I bring?
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