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Getting Ready for the Caribbean

Can't wait, just a few more weeks before we sail again.  And now that Christmas is over it is now time to start planning for the cruise.

Now what to bring, what not to bring?

For us we tend to throw things on the couch in the den for the items we can not forget.  Then we have to get some of the clothes out, yes the summer clothes!  What do I still fit in?  What needs to be thrown out?  What needs repair?

I think packing is key, even after doing 27 cruises we still bring too much, even though we are bringing less and less we still bring items that we don't end up wearing.  For our 10 day cruise we will bring four pairs of shorts/skorts with about four tops that can be worn with at least two of the shorts.  I like to bring three bathing suits but then I again like to be in my bathing suit on most days.  Minimum two bathing suits, and a coverup.  For evening wear two pairs of pants/skirt/capri that can work with nice blouses.  We don't do formal evenings anymore, but if we did t…