*I learned that I’m a sneaky wench…forcing myself to buy a smaller bag to force myself to pack lighter. I wish I could give my earlier “clever” self a nice thump on the head for the “bright idea.”
*I learned that sacrificing a rain coat in favor of more scarves might bite me in the ass when it rains… as it surely will… in England. (Putting all faith into my trusty umbrella)
*I learned while packing my toiletry kit, that I use many more items to get ready every morning than I imagined. And I thought I was pretty simple. I can’t imagine what the MAC girls need to pack! Probably an extra bag.
*I learned that packing cubes are a brilliant way to get organized!