When I'm leaving for vacation, I’m notorious for over packing- what can I say, I pack for a rainy day. Nine times out of ten my suitcase barely makes the weight limit at the airport. I usually have random items in my suitcase but forget my essential items, like toothpaste, lotion and contact solution. I may forget a few essential items, but I will have my unnecessary 4 pairs of shoes for a 2 day trip – I’m trying to break my bad habit. I’m sure their are other women who have the same problem as I do. Here’s a list that will help you pack more efficiently.