What’s In My Bag | SPC Carry On Must-Haves

Interrupting the regularly scheduled Food, Home, and DIY posts, to talk all things travel. Although this is right around the time that we normally start decking the halls and talking about 10 ways to cook a turkey, I decided to take a little pre-winter getaway to Aruba, to get in a little relaxation before the holiday whirlwind.

Patrizia Luca Reversible Tote
Patrizia Luca Reversible Tote

To prep for my trip, I started to make a mental checklist of all of my ” can’t leave home without it” carry on essentials. It may vary from person to person, but everyone has those staple items that will make or break a flight, if left behind.



Here’s what’s in my bag: 


  1. In Flight Snack – Dried Fruit and Mixed Nuts
  2. Apple Ear Buds – for curated travel playlist
  3. Mini San Pellegrino Sparkling Water – to upgrade the economy cabin experience
  4. In Flight MovieBreakfast at Tiffany’s  (I could watch this everyday!)
  5. Apple Macbook – for working on SpacePlateCreate.Com blog posts.
  6. Extra Life LinePortable Cell Phone Battery Charger 
  7. Latest Home and Food Magazines – to stay updated on the current trends and recipes.
  8. Eye Mask – In case your neighbor doesn’t want to turn off their reading light. lights out !
  9. Henri Bendel Vanilla Bean Travel Candle – Smell like home wherever you are
  10. A Good Read “Why Not Me” by Mindy Kaling


Travel must haves



But of course, I wouldn’t be able to step foot outside of the country without the ultimate must-have…





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