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Friday, June 20, 2014

Organizing Ideas for the Weekend: Packing for Day Trips

Happy Friday!  Time for another organizing idea for your weekend!

This weekend marks the official start of summer!  And that means day trips to amusement parks, pools, beaches, and parks.  Sometimes day trips are planned in advance and sometimes they are spontaneous.  Either way, it's good to be prepared ahead of time, so you're not rushing around gathering everything you need (and risking forgetting something!).

In today's post I'm sharing some great ways to get organized for summer day trips.  I hope they help you have a fabulous time!

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1.  One of the best parts of summer is going to the beach or a local pool!  But getting ready to go can sometimes feel like you're packing for a week!  Here are some great tips for packing a beach or pool bag.

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2.  We love going on picnics in the summer.  It's fun to eat outdoors and have space to run around and play nearby.  While you can't really pack your food in advance, you can put together a Picnic Pack, using these tips from The Happy Housewife, so you're organized for a picnic.

3.  By the end of our Disney vacation I became quite a pro at packing up what we needed to take each day.  If you're heading to an amusement park, here's a great post to help you get ready.

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4.  And if you do lots of different outings in the summer, you should check out Have Bag, Will Travel from Life as Mom.  She includes a printable bag tag for several different types of outings so you'll never forget a thing!

I hope these ideas help you enjoy lots of great day trips with your family!  You can find lots of other summer organizing tips on my Summer board on Pinterest.

And here are all my summer-related posts!

If you've already got a rockin' summer planned, or if you'd just like additional ideas of what you can organize this weekend, there's a tab at the top of this page called Weekend Ideas.  It has links to all my Organizing Ideas for the Weekend posts. 

What do you love most about summer?  What are you most looking forward to doing this summer?  Do you plan day trips ahead of time or are you more spontaneous?  Do you have any other summer organizing tips to share? 

Happy organizing and have a great weekend!

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