Tackle It Tuesday — Packing for Blissdom Canada

by Susan

What a surprise… Janice is scrambling to pack her bags the night before leaving for a blogging conference.

She’s so behind, she’s making ME tell you about her tackle which is fittingly, prepping for Blissdom Canada.

But before I tell you about her tackle, I first need to whine and moan a little that I’m sadly not joining Jan on the plane to Toronto tomorrow morning.

You see, Janice and I are on the Canadian Advisory Board for Blissdom Canada and we were both excited to attend.

But by some bizarre stroke of bad luck my eardrum burst after my plane ride to BlogHer 10 in New York. My ear was badly damaged and my doctor advised me to not fly for several months.

So… again Janice gets to have all the fun… no, I’m not bitter at all. LOL

Well, the one part of traveling that is NO fun is packing, so I’m not jealous of that. As I type this, Janice keeps ringing me on the phone to ask if she can borrow this and that. “Make a list!” I just told her, “I’m trying to publish your tackle right now!”

I have no before and after photos of Janice’s packing tackle, instead imagine her running around trying to find enough clean clothes to toss into her bag.

And I have to run as she’s got more work for me to still do tonight…

But enough about us… what about YOU???

Happy Tackling!

What are you tackling this week? Link up your Tackle it Tuesday post…

Tell us what you’re up to with all your other tackles… housework and otherwise… add your link to your tackle in the MckLinky below!

Each week on Tuesday, we are posting before and after pictures of a project or trouble area that we tackled this week.

Find out more about Tackle It Tuesday here.
The project can be little or big – whatever you want.

Basically, Tackle It Tuesday is about giving ourselves incentive, deadlines and satisfaction in getting our household tasks done.

(It doesn’t even have to be housework… just whatever is on your To Do list.)

If you tackled a project this week, just add a comment and add your link below.

Here is a fun thumbnail style linky…

If the thumbnail Linky doesn’t work for you — or you prefer the old style, you can enter in the linky below.

Written by 5 Minutes for Mom co-founder Susan.
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*Tackle it Tuesday is sponsored this month by ARM & HAMMER® Power Gel Laundry Detergent, America’s first gel detergent!



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Susan Carraretto and her identical twin, Janice Croze, created 5 Minutes for Mom in 2006. Susan loves all social media, but her top addiction these days is Pinterest. She recently published a children's book titled "The Pest Detectives" which you can download now in digital format for free.

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1 Tarasview October 26, 2010 at 1:47 am

tee hee… I am doing the same tackle as Janice :)

And I so wish you were coming to Susan!! I would love to see you again! Next conference :)

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2 Susie's Homemade October 26, 2010 at 6:44 am

Great tackle! I hope she has safe travels and an awesome conference.

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3 Living So Abundantly October 26, 2010 at 6:49 am

Have fun! :0)

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4 Dominque October 26, 2010 at 10:06 am

It must be really cool attending a conference. Haven’t been to one myself yet.

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5 apple blossom October 26, 2010 at 4:29 pm

thanks for the link ups

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