Holidays: a list so you don't forget anything

Holidays: a list so you don't forget anything
Holidays: a list so you don't forget anything

Preparing for the holidays? It's so easy to lose track of everything you need! Here is a list so you don't forget anything! Get inspired to prepare your own!


Personal Care

  • Washcloths
  • Towels
  • Soap
  • Deodorant
  • Toothbrushes and toothpaste
  • Box or small packages of tissues
  • Toilet Paper
  • Sunscreen
  • Mosquito Repellent
  • Comb or brush
  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Body Cream
  • Currency for public restrooms and showers

Clothes and useful items

  • Covers
  • Warm and lighter pajamas
  • Stockings (multiple pairs!)
  • Underwear
  • Swimwear
  • Rain Boots
  • Espadrilles and sandals
  • Coats and Raincoats
  • Jerseys
  • Pants
  • Bermuda shorts
  • Layers
  • Wet Towels
  • Diaper Rash Cream
  • Hats
  • Rescue medications
  • First Aid Kitcare
  • Stroller
  • Toys
  • Baby Carrier
  • Camera

Dishes and food

  • Pots, Pans and Pots
  • Plates
  • Glasses
  • Plastic tablecloth
  • Utensils
  • Can Opener
  • Dishcloth and rag
  • Bottle opener
  • Sharp Knife
  • Soap and dish towels (a large bin can also be handy!)
  • Food (soup, coffee, cookies, sauce, dough, bread, etc.)
  • Trash bags
  • Entertainment: shovel and bucket for sand, board games to play at night with the family or if it rains,a few books for each member of the family, paper and pencils for drawing, etc.

Camping Gear

  • Tent
  • Additional canvas to make a sunshade or a rain shelter
  • Additional pegs
  • Floor mattress
  • Sleeping bags
  • Cover
  • Thermos
  • Cooler
  • Folding table
  • Stove
  • Fuel
  • Rope
  • Shovel
  • Axe
  • Miscellaneous Tools
  • Pillows
  • Flashlight and extra batteries
  • Matches or lighter
  • Old Newspapers
  • Kindling: not all campsites provide it
  • Clothespins
  • Scissors
  • Penknife
  • Folding chairs
  • Hammock

Have you thought about it?

  • Leave the coordinates of your route to a loved one.
  • If you are going away for a few weeks, arrange for someone to pick up your mail and flyers and take care of the upkeep of your grounds.
  • If no one takes care of your plants, place them in a large container with water.
  • Suspend newspaper and mail delivery if you are away for a long time.
  • Leave the house look like it's always lived in…consider putting timers on the lights.


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