Amazing Carry-on Luggage, National Spa Week & a FIAT Giveaway

It’s no secret that I have no place in the world of quick and condensed packers. I like my things and every time I attempt to cut down what I bring to bare minimum, I end up shopping! I was challenged to possibly change this when I received the Gate8 Trifold Cabin Bag.

Did this bag change me into a carry-on only gal? No, but it will certainly be my No. 1 carry-on and I suggest it for those who really can minimalize. 

The bag has lots of pockets and room to bring and separate lots of items which makes it a winner in my book. That’s not the key element, though.

I am just blown away by the simplest idea that makes this G* bag miraculous – it has a zipper off laptop bag! Whether you are putting your carry-on above your head or handing to a gate agent because you have a small item only plane (as I usually do), the idea that you can zip off a laptop big – which has room to add other items too – is great.  On my way home, I decided I wasn’t going to squeeze everything in so I checked the main bag and carried on the laptop bag and my pocketbook.

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It’s hard not to get a smile on my face when I hear the word “spa” and National Spa week is coming April 21-27. This always means that $50 treatments will be available in spas around the country, and this year it also will be the time for some giveaways.

Among the prizes up for grabs are products from Jurlique skincare, Godiva, and FabFit Fun. You can enter to win at the Spa Week Facebook page.

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I haven’t yet traveled on MSC Cruises yet, but I’ve heard enough good things to pass along this contest. $21,000. Anyone booking a seven-night cruise aboard the MSC Divina to the Caribbean will be automatically entered. Just book by May 18, 2014 and sail between August 2-December 27, 2014. The winner will be selected at random in December. 


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