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Apr 19, 19, 12:53 am
Apr 17, 19, 2:01 pm
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Posted By try2cook

Great problem to have!

I congratulate you on having a husband who wants to wear a tuxedo frequently. I understand the only way to wear out fancy evening dresses is to dine in them frequently. I'd love to put this to the...
Apr 17, 19, 12:22 pm
Replies: 96
Views: 14,377
Posted By try2cook

Flashback refers to the bright light reflection...

Flashback refers to the bright light reflection from flash photography that can occur when someone wears makeup or sunscreen with titanium dioxide and/or zinc oxide. The effect is like someone...
Nov 6, 18, 3:12 pm
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Views: 1,054,019
Posted By try2cook

Homewood Suites Las Vegas on Dean Martin Blvd.

Homewood Suites
Dean Martin Blvd.
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Diamond status - no distinction in breakfast offerings or options though
Intermediate breakfast - only one meat option, Canadian bacon...
Jul 31, 18, 4:09 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 876
Posted By try2cook

Portercase is heavy but strong

The hardsided Portercase in its many iterations supports 200 lbs when used as a cart. I used to travel every week with the 18" carryon and sit on it at the Southwest gate. It wheels like a suitcase...
Jun 30, 18, 4:20 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,929
Posted By try2cook

Rebecca Minkoff Julian backpack's style versability

Rebecca Minkoff's Julian backpack straddles the handbag/backpack style divide. I have the Julian in the largest size, in nylon with leather trim. LIke you, travelmom4, I aspire to a pared down and...
Jun 29, 18, 1:59 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 7,652
Posted By try2cook

Good points!

I agree with everything tcl said.
May 13, 18, 9:50 am
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Views: 7,652
Posted By try2cook

Good job!

Thank you everyone! Here's my 1/3 status report (my trip got a bit shorter).

0 laundry for now - but probably do one early next week.


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May 13, 18, 9:49 am
Replies: 56
Views: 7,652
Posted By try2cook

Your packing light seems to be working out so...

Your packing light seems to be working out so far. Good job!
Jul 9, 17, 2:06 am
Replies: 73
Views: 27,679
Posted By try2cook

Congratulations on your weight loss!!! That is...

Congratulations on your weight loss!!! That is fabulous. I hope you have a great time in the UK!
Jul 9, 17, 2:05 am
Replies: 73
Views: 27,679
Posted By try2cook

Never thought of this!

I am glad to know this! I'd be disappointed if my friends and I got turned away because of my outfit. Thanks for the tip!
May 31, 17, 3:00 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 55,014
Posted By try2cook

Yes, Forever New comes in powder form. The same...

Yes, Forever New comes in powder form. The same company makes delicates cleaner in liquid form, but it's not as effective. A now-defunct bra blog did a comparison of detergents for delicates. The...
Sep 23, 16, 1:55 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 55,014
Posted By try2cook

Hoyaheel, if you want to read more about some of...

Hoyaheel, if you want to read more about some of the Polish bras that work well for the full busted, search for "Ewa Michalak" and "Comexim" at bratabase.com and reddit.com/r/abrathatfits. These two...
Sep 16, 16, 11:46 am
Replies: 38
Views: 55,014
Posted By try2cook

Unhappy I baby my bras

I agree with prncess674 that inverting one bra cup into the other is no way to treat a beautiful, great fitting, expensive bra. High end bra manufacturers and most high end lingerie boutiques advise...
May 11, 16, 5:16 am
Replies: 33
Views: 8,364
Posted By try2cook

Fiber content and fabric thickness are key

The first step in making sure your clothes will air dry as fast as you need while on the road is carefully choosing those clothes by fiber content and fabric thickness while you shop and pack before...
Sep 6, 15, 7:46 pm
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Views: 21,528
Posted By try2cook

Thanks for posting this

I just won a $10 Amex gift card. It's better than nothing!
May 9, 15, 4:01 am
Replies: 131
Views: 68,044
Posted By try2cook

Talking One option crossed off but still longing for the others!

Hoyaheel and freecia, you saved me from Dagne Dover's The Tote (http://www.dagnedover.com/products/tote#DagneBlue)! I'd never clicked on the celebrity pictures. I'm no bigger than Kelly Ripa. The...
May 7, 15, 6:35 am
Replies: 131
Views: 68,044
Posted By try2cook

This is not helping me overcome my luggage fixation

Like jeklah, I have the urge to buy luggage whenever I read this thread. I need to stay off flyertalk. Now I want to buy the Lipault 18" Wheeled Briefcase...
Feb 21, 15, 7:12 am
Replies: 45
Views: 15,947
Posted By try2cook

I do that, too! Not only to share my joy, but...

I do that, too! Not only to share my joy, but also to give hope to other women. I wish the convenience of pockets on everyone! I pretty much won't buy pants, skirts, jackets, or dresses without...
Sep 8, 13, 5:36 pm
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Views: 8,778
Posted By try2cook

If you're in the typical height range for catalog...

If you're in the typical height range for catalog models (5'7" to 5'10"?) the pants should at least have an acceptable rise and the knee break in roughly the right area. Whether the rear, hips, and...
Oct 12, 11, 4:26 pm
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Views: 3,820
Posted By try2cook

Thank you for the info, tcl!

Thank you for the info, tcl!
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Views: 5,095
Posted By try2cook

Well said!

Let someone see you naked or let me touch your genitals--that's our choice as passengers. Making exceptions for airline personnel or TSA gropers proves security is NOT the TSA's, and by extension,...
May 5, 11, 8:16 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 89,592
Posted By try2cook

Please restick!

Please make this thread a sticky again. Until everybody stops wearing suits and sportjackets, this thread will be relevant. I, for one, appreciated its easy-to-find location, at the top of the forum!
Apr 8, 11, 12:34 am
Replies: 45
Views: 22,572
Posted By try2cook

Tiny serum bottles at Sephora

Good point about maximizing bottle size by using 100 ml!

I had seen the Daiso pitotubes but wondered about their reliability. Good to have your assurance. The other thing about pitotubes that...
Mar 24, 11, 12:37 am
Replies: 45
Views: 22,572
Posted By try2cook

Pitotubes?

I've used Go-toobs, Nalgene bottles, and repurposed hotel amenity bottles, as well as some from the drugstore. Problems included:

1. Because of the ridiculous number of liquids I travel with, the...
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