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My Favorite Things For Overseas Travel

I’m an experienced overseas traveler, but last Christmas made my FIRST trip across the pond, with a tiny human (and my husband of course!). We had an amazing time, and as we prepare for our second international trip later this year, I thought I’d share some of our must-have’s!

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First, THE STROLLER. We have this Summer 3D Lite from Amazon, in yellow. This color was being discontinued, so I was able to score one for around $40. As far as umbrella strollers go, this one is the JAM! So easy to fold and manage, especially if you only have one free hand. Clare is super comfy in it and we love the storage underneath.

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Super easy to fold up on train rides, too!

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Secondly–toiletries. Packing these things are like the worst!! I’ve honestly learned to just use what the hotel has when we arrive. Sometimes I will scour the small sized items in the Target or Walmart Travel Section. Sunscreen is for SURE one you’ll want to get before you leave. But here are few ways I’ve learned to pack them:

Caboodle Cosmetics Case

I. LOVE. THIS. THING. I can fit just what I need inside and slip it into my carry-on easily. No more digging around for chap-stick or lip gloss, I just pull this out and the mirror is SUPER handy to have inside!

Also, this Bagail Flat Pack Toiletry Kit┬áis wonderful to have! I’d been eyeing one on eBags for ages, but this one is just a wonderful and half the cost. Saves so much awkward space! They come in lots of colors, too–mine is lavender.

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Last but not least, DON’T LEAVE HOME WITHOUT YOUR POO-POURI. Amazon has these tiny travel-sized sprays for as little as $3.76! Be sure to stock up!

 

 

 

What are your favorites that you travel with? Drop a comment below!

 

Bippidi Boppidi Review

We had our first experience at the Bippidi Boppidi Boutique this past January, for my daughter’s 4th birthday. We bought our own outfit (Jasmine) at the Grand Floridian on arrival day, and decide this would be her outfit to wear!

As I have always heard, they asked us for an on-time check-in, even tho the website instructs you to arrive 15 minutes early. We waited near the Royal Table Entrance for a bit, and also shopped at some of the stores next door for fun!

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This location is a lot smaller than Disney Springs, and they sure do fit a lot of kiddos in there, but we never felt super cramped or like we had to move out of the way.

They immediately donned her with a Birthday Sash and Celebration button of course, and got to work on her nails, but I noticed they weren’t working on her hair?!

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A Manager came over to speak with me and let me know that my girl had a ‘scalp condition’. Of course he couldn’t SAY what it was for liability reasons, but I figured out later it’s because she still had a bit of a prominent scar (she had four staples removed prior to our visit). I hadn’t even thought about that being an issue because we brushed her hair and did ponytails all the time without it bothering her!

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I get it tho, and he let me know they were prepared! They couldn’t do her hair, but crafted a story about the Princesses wanting her hair to be down, and effortlessly wove it into her session. They spent extra time and extra glitter and because they felt so bad they couldn’t do her hair, the comped our entire package!! And we got to leave with a BBB backpack full of makeup, nail polish and hair clips!

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They really went above and beyond to make sure she didn’t feel out of place. They took such good care of her and didn’t miss a beat! I love sending clients here, and this is SUCH a part of what makes Disney the BEST!

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Have you been to the BBB? I’d love to hear your experience in the comments!

D-Lish at Disney World

D-Lish is a new food-themed line that dropped at Disney World earlier this year. From what I’ve seen, our sister-Disney-Asia parks have had a huge influence on this coming our way (their merch is INSAAANE!).

I adore this line and would love to see more of it.

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You can find it all over the parks, but this particular set-up is inside Bay View Gifts at the Contemporary–one of my FAVORITE places to shop at the Resorts!

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Have you purchased something from this line? Share in the comments!

New Briar Rose Merch

Have you guys seen the new Briar Rose collection that dropped this Spring? It’s stunning in person!

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I picked up the wallet for myself last visit, and it is perfect in every way. What is your favorite?

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