The Ultimate Vacation Packing List

It’s that time of year…..VACATION TIME!! This year we have opted to travel within the US and will be traveling to


Miami, Florida! Ahhh The last time I was in Miami was back in 2012 as a young wild and free hot thang haha. We truly had an amazing time and this time around it will be a vacation for my family and I. HEY that doesn’t mean I can’t bring sexy back right?!!! Ha ha ha let me stay on track here the point of this post is to be as helpful as possible and share my packing list with you guys! Packing is truly one of my favorite parts of traveling, but it can be somewhat stressful when you’re packing for more than just yourself! When packing for your trip think about or try to picture what you’ll be doing. For example, I see myself waking up in 80 degree weather doing a KICK ass HIIT workout and being a beach bunny until the sun goes down then maybe a nice dinner or something to dress up for and enjoy a night on the town at a kid friendly place. As I’ve gained experience traveling I must say traveling light is key! I try to choose pieces that mix and match and pretty much serve a double purpose.


Toiletries
1. Face Wash 
2. Toothbrush/Toothpaste/Floss
3. Soap/Body Wash
4. Shampoo/Conditioner
5. Razor/Shaving Cream
6.Sunscreen/Lip Balm with spf 15
7. Body Lotion
8. Tanning Lotion/Aloe Vera
9.Brush/Comb
10.Perfume
11. Hair Dryer/Flat Iron
12. Deodorant 
13.Makeup
14. Birth Control
15. Aspirin/ Pain relief medicine
16. Feminine Hygiene Products
17. Glasses/Contact lenses and Contact Solution
For those Beach/Pool Days
1. Flip Flops or Comfy Sandals (ones that you don’t mind getting wet or filled with sand)
2. Towel
3.Cover Up/Tunic
4. Shorts
5. Tank Tops
6. Beach Bag
7.Bikini
8. Sunglasses
9.Hair Ties
10. Portable Music player (if you’re into listening to music on the beach)

Day Clothing/Sight Seeing/Evening  
1. Underwear/Bras
2. Comfortable walking shoes/workout shoes
3. Workout Clothes/ Leggings and Workout Tanks
4. Shorts/Tank Tops
5. Rain Jacket
6. Dressy Sandals
7. High Heels
8.Sexy Dresses
9. Pajamas
10. Evening Purse

For the Kids
1. Shorts
2. Tank Tops/T-shirts
3. Comfortable Sandals and Shoes
4. Tablet or Ipad to keep them entertained as soon as they get bored from the non tech stuff you will be doing
5. Socks/Underwear/Under Shirts/ Pajamas
6. Tooth brush/Tooth paste ( The kid toothpaste that they like)
7. Brush (of course you can use yours that your already taking)
In your carry on bag you want to take of course chargers for your phone/camera/iPad/laptop if traveling with one. A coloring book or activity book for the plane is also a great way to keep your little one entertained. I like to read a book from my iPad or watch Netflix if the flight offers WIFI. I do plan on traveling with a stroller and booster seat for the car rental. Do not forget your important travel documents such as Itineraries, State ID/Driver License/Passport. If you can email yourself a copy of a photo of these just incase thats also a great idea. I always get to the airports super early so I can relax before boarding the plane and make sure my little one is comfy. Ive been traveling with her since she was an infant and she is used to the travel process but for first time parents it can seem a bit daunting. TRUST me its not so bad and once you get through this flight you will want to travel more with your little one. Also a lollipop is great for younger kids as the plane takes off so they are more distracted from the ear pressure. All in all this is my packing list and advice for traveling feel free to suggest any other tips that make your traveling easier!
            

Hello Fresh Review

HelloFresh is an international meal delivery company with a presence in the United States, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Australia, Belgium, Austria, Switzerland and Canada. I ordered a family meal package and had it delivered Tuesday. At first I was


not to sure if I was going to like the food they sent but was eager to try it. My meal box arrived and I unwrapped it. The food was well packaged and I like how they put the two ice pack sheets in the box to make sure the meat didn’t go bad. I unboxed my package and put it away in my fridge. The next day I finally got up and prepared my first meal, which was mini meatloaves, red cabbage and sweet potato wedges. The recipes were super easy to follow and WOW the cook time was less than 35 minutes! I was amazed at how delicious everything came out. Hello Fresh sends you everything you need to make the meals from the produce and meat down to the seasoning. Take a look at my cooking photos:

I absolutely LOVE the idea of this company and will continue to order! Try it out and use my code for 40.00 off your first box! You cancel or skip weeks anytime and its all easily done through an app on your phone. Let me know what recipes you try or are your fave!

More photos of my second meal:



Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat!


Today was an amazing day! Once a month a like to do something “big” whether its going to a concert or traveling or anything to build a memory thats fun and not something I can do every day! Life is so short and as J.lo says in her song we must LIVE IT UP! Any way back to the point! We arrived at the united center
at 11 am to watch a 12pm Game of the bulls vs miami. If anyone knows me im the type to always get the best of the best so I dont waste my time on nose bleed seats. Im not saying they are bad they just arent for me. I know not everyone can afford the seats I like and hey its what you make of the experience so im not knocking it! My section was 103 row 6! Yep thats right by the tunnel the bulls come out of! As we got there we misplaced a ticket but found it (thankfully) after that little scare it was smooth sailing and the game was ALOT of fun! OH let me add BULLS WON! 


 Take a look 

Heres Noah warming up before the game.
The guys waiting for the game to start.
Cry baby lebron! (LOL) We sat next to this couple! I totally want a sign like that!
Noah played such a good game!
Heyy its D Rose! Our MVP!

Benny The Bull so close to us!

BOOZER!

I also want to mention there was a PHENOMENAL man playing the violin! His name is Lee England JR! Check him out his talent made me weak!

OHHH and I cant forget my new favorite player D.J Augustin lol  he played like a champ as well! 

All in all it was a great game to be at! I will definitely go again!