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    Travel Lotion Bars [with Four Ingredients]

    Last week, R discussed tips for packing travel toiletries. This week, I have an easy DIY project that makes packing lotion a little easier. My travel lotion bars are easy to make and come together pretty quickly. I made my last batch the night before a trip! Other benefits include: The ability to make your travel lotion bars any size you would like, which is ideal for travel. An all-natural product with no hidden chemicals and minimal ingredients (just four in fact). No liquid! Breeze through TSA and never experience an exploding bottle again. Get the exact smell you want. Floral, mint, herbal or a mix—you choose! Travel lotion bars…

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    DIY Mini Travel First Aid Kit

    R wrote a whole post about what to do if you get sick on vacation. She even discussed the medications and first aid items she packs in an effort to be prepared for those unfortunate moments. Today, I am going to build upon that post and discuss how to make your own mini travel first aid kit. I also provide free printables for both a travel first aid kit checklist and labels for your kit. Of course, you can buy a mini travel first aid kit if you prefer. However, I love a good DIY project. You might discover that you already have everything you need to make a mini travel…

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    Travel Foods at Home

    I could just be hungry…or maybe food is on the brain. Either way, this post is going to highlight some of the delicious travel food we have encountered on our trips that have become a regular part of our at-home routines. Food is a big part of the travel experience, and while neither B nor I are foodies, we still have found some gems that we’d like to share. Travel Food #1 Bali Cakes When S, B and I arrived at our less-than-stellar accommodations in Ubud, Bali, we were a little underwhelmed. However, the next morning when we emerged from our room, we were pleasantly surprised to see our host…