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Holiday Survival Kit: Home Away from Home Essentials

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I’m pretty sure you’ve noticed the holiday season is in full swing and approaching fast, Right? I mean last week, I promise was just Halloween. YES! It’s that time again.  And if you travel for the holidays, YOU really know what time is! THAT time to leave all the comforts of home for old or new destination. I know the feeling, wishing you could take everything to make the journey comfortable, but you can’t.  But fret not luvs, I have a couple things to help you feel at home when you are far away from home.

Now, there are travel essentials, and we have covered those on the blog, but today, we are talking specifically about those items you need JUST for the Holidays, your Holiday Survival Kit, those home away from home essentials that give you SOME comfort! I have one and today, I wanted to share it with you! Are you ready?

Holiday Survival Toolkit- Home away from home essentials

Here are some of my favorite Home Away From Home Essentials:

1. The Ultimate Comfort Travel Set

Holiday Survival Kit: Comfort Travel SetThis great travel companion is perfect for that long road trip or plane ride with family or friends.  The cozy and compact design won’t take up you packing space. And when you reach your destination use the throw to knock off the chill. Score this from

2. The HDMI Pocket ProjectorHoliday Survival Kit: Pocket Projector

OKAY, when I say, YOU NEED THIS, this item is BYOFS (Bring Your Own Flat Screen) ready!  Seriously, this is the best thing ever. It projects bright, sharp images up to 80″ diagonal and connects via HDMI® compatible cable to most smartphones, tablets, computers, video players, cameras and more.  Can you imagine hooking this up to the tablet, connecting to your favorite movie site, Grabbing the popcorn and wine (Olivia Pope Style) and BOOM, instant comfort TV watching-Handled. Score this from Brookstone via Amazon!

3. LL Bean Large Personal Organizer Toiletry Bag

Holiday Survival Kit: Personal Organizer Toiletry Bag

I am not sure if you like to bring EVERYTHING in the bathroom like I do when I am gone for more than a week.  If so, this bag carries everything except the sink.   It comes in four different sizes and several colors to choose from.  The large size fits full size containers, so you can say goodbye to travel size and you won’t have to worry about searching for your favorite items at your destination, which can be a waste of time and money.  TRUST ME ON THIS.


4. Comfortable, lazy day loungewearHoliday Survival Kit: Loungewear Have a day inside and relax with family.  You would be doing this if you were home, Right?

Old Navy Top | Old Navy Bottoms | Target Cardigan |Bottoms | Simply Be Onesie


5. My Tablet. The iPad Mini with WifiHoliday Survival Kit: iPad

Lastly, The one thing you can carry around that makes home away from home completely ok. I have everything stored on this this. Books, Music, Family Pics, Movies and etc. You can snatch this one up from!

By now, you have already started searching or have bought your tickets to travel for the holidays. As you start packing, not only the toiletries and outfits, remember these essentials and give it a second thought! Remember, Holiday travel can sometime be frustrating, that’s why it’s so important to make sure you bring a little bit of home with you… it’s guaranteed sanity.

What are your home away from home essentials? What is in YOUR Holiday Survival Kit?

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